Articles by: John Kim

Watch the Video for “Tell Your Friends,” the Kanye West-Produced Track from The Weeknd

Ahead of this Friday’s release of The Weeknd‘s highly anticipated album, Beauty Behind the Madness, the crooner has unveiled the video for “Tell Your Friends.” The Kanye West-produced single eventually segues into “Real Life,” the album’s opening track, but not before The Weeknd buries himself alive, busts out …

ICNY x PUMA Ignite “Ice Cream” Pack

PUMA and ICNY have teamed up once again, and for this go-round the two names have developed special-edition colorways of PUMA’s Ignite runner. The resulting “Ice Cream” pack features two distinctive flavors — chocolate chip cookie dough and mint chocolate chip — with each carrying an upper constructed from breathable …

NikeCourt Fall 2015 Collection

Ahead of the US Open, NikeCourt presents its Fall 2015 collection — or, as Nike calls it, apparel solutions, designed for practice, on-court performance and off-court style. Print and color are the main motifs connecting the collection, with pops of Hot Lava, referencing Nike’s disruptive tennis DNA, and hits …

Welcome Skateboards x adidas “A-League” Capsule Collection

  adidas Skateboarding has partnered with Welcome Skateboards to launched the latest installment of its A-League series. The limited-edition capsule comprises an adidas CLIMALITE soccer jersey and customized Adi-Ease ADV vulcanized shoe, showcasing Welcome’s progressive artistry with a distinctive coffin-shaped tongue. The shoe’s upper, meanwhile, showcases a suede “mist stone” upper, with …

Footpatrol x ASICS Tiger GEL-Lyte III “Squad”

Footpatrol has teamed up with ASICS Tiger to present the GEL-LYTE III “Squad,” inspired by the original Footpatrol gas mask logo. The build makes use of a rich Olive Branch pigskin suede upper, accented with metallic gold and black trim throughout. Details include perforated textures on the toe-box and quarter panels, …

NIKEiD Prime Fleece Collection

NIKEiD is set to launch a trio of classic footwear styles built with a special fleece fabric, available in a poly fleece option in a rainbow of hues, as well as an engineered Prime Fleece for even more lightweight warmth. The three silhouettes take the form of the …

Freshness Grid: Denim and More

Presented by Levi’s Even as trend forecasters sounded the death knell for denim, we knew it wasn’t going anywhere. Joggers and sweatpants supplanting your favorite pair of jeans? Not likely, and a new study from research firm NPD seemed to confirm that fact: millennials, who were believed …

Air Jordan 9 “Anthracite”

Remastered versions of the Air Jordan 9 are on the docket for the fall season, and we’re getting an early look at one of the more understated colorways set to hit store shelves. The minimalist build sees Nike’s signature anthracite shade dressing the nubuck upper, accented with …

Reebok Instapump Fury “Splatter” Pack

The “Splatter” motif has long been a popular motif on sneaker designs, and as these two new colorways of the Reebok Instapump Fury illustrate, the Jackson Pollock approved paint effects nicely complement the groundbreaking sneaker silhouette. In addition to the the mottled inflatable cages, both pairs make …