Articles by: John

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Reigning Champ – Fall/Winter 2014 Core Program Lookbook

There’s a reason Reigning Champ took to the gym to showcase the brand’s Fall/Winter 2014 core program: this is apparel built to withstand the rigors of a strenuous workout, crafted from breathable cotton that’ll endure punishing fitness regimens and subsequent washes. The hoodies, crewnecks, tees and fleece … READ MORE

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Vans California Collection – Era CA “P&S” Pack

Vans California has unveiled official images for its Era CA “P&S” pack, featuring the iconic silhouette built with pig suede and snakeskin material treatments. The focus here is on unique textures and soft tones, the former seen on tortoise eyelets, tan snakeskin heel tabs and braided laces. The … READ MORE

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10.DEEP x Studio One Collection

Studio One, sometimes referred to as the “Motown of Jamaica,” was founded in the 1960s by producer Clement Seymour “Sir Coxsone” Dodd and quickly became home to an impressive array of reggae, rocksteady and ska artists: Bob Marley, the Skatalites, Toots and the Maytals, Alton Ellis, the Heptones, … READ MORE

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster

Aston Martin has unveiled the new V12 Vantage Roadster, the fastest convertible the British automaker has ever built. Power comes courtesy of a 6.0-liter V-12 engine, producing 565 horsepower and 457 pound-feet of torque. The rear-wheel-drive roadster is equipped with an automated manual gearbox, helping to deliver a … READ MORE

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Jordan Brand x Russell Westbrook for Barneys New York | First Look

Menswear publications and sports pages alike have charted the rise of NBA athletes as fashion role models — much to the chagrin of Charles Barkley — with some of the game’s marquee players serving double-duty as sartorial all-stars. One such style beacon is the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook, … READ MORE

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adidas ZX Flux Zero – “Nordic” Pack

A Nordic design motif covers this new adidas Originals ZX Flux Zero, the latest evolution of the ZX Flux range. The shoe features design and performance elements from three different adidas silhouettes: the ZX 8000, seen in a fabric interpretation of the heel cage; the clean, seamless upper … READ MORE

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hanon x Supra Owen “Whisky Gold” | Release Date

Following last week’s brief teaser video, hanon has unveiled its joint venture with Supra, centering around the latter’s Owen runner. Dubbed “Whisky Gold,” the co-branded shoe features a design that goes back to hanon’s northeast Scotland roots, an area renowned for its single malt Scotch whisky. Accordingly, the rich … READ MORE

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A Look Inside NikeLab 1948 London

Last month saw Nike open its new NikeLab concept stores across six individual cities: New York, Paris, Milan, Shanghai, Hong Kong and London. The latter, tucked away under the railway arches on Batemans Row, is a uniquely designed space created from a variety of sustainable materials, ranging from the modular … READ MORE

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Stone Island Fall/Winter 2014 Collection – Delivery 1

Delivery 1 of Stone Island‘s Fall/Winter 2014 collection is now arriving in stores, and it’s no surprise that the Italian menswear brand kicks off the new season with a stellar lineup of outerwear. There’s the Sheepskin Short Jacket, sprayed and waxed for a rich patina while also enhancing the durability … READ MORE

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adidas Originals ZX 750 White/Green

adidas Originals has been on a roll lately, and this latest colorway of Three Stripes’ legendary ZX 750 silhouette is a stellar example of what the brand is doing right: namely, a clean, unfussy design that uses neutral whites and greys and a single accenting color in … READ MORE

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Shinola Runwell Backpack

Detroit-based Shinola appeals to shoppers who long for a bygone era in which American know-how was the jumping off point for superior goods.and services. Shinola’s flagship Runwell backpack certainly fits the bill, featuring genuine Horween leather construction that extends to the leather top carry handle and adjustable padded shoulder straps, … READ MORE