Articles by: John

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adidas Originals x SPEZIAL – “Sole Searching in South America” | Video

Following a tip-off about a store stacked ceiling-high with vintage adidas products, brand consultant Gary Aspden assembled a team of fellow Three-Stripes fanatics — including musician Ian Brown and noted adidas collectors Robert Brooks and Mike Chetcuti — and traveled to Buenos Aires. The store, located in the back streets … READ MORE

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maharishi – Fall/Winter 2014 “Skeuomimicry RIP” Collection

For Fall/Winter 2014, maharishi celebrates its 20th anniversary while exploring the theme of “Skeuomimicry RIP,” a reference to the decline of a design practice in which new technologies are visually explained by symbols representing their analog/physical world versions. Consequently, the collection’s primary design motifs are inspired by the camouflage systems perfected by … READ MORE

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Converse Women’s Chuck Taylor All-Star – “Knit Pack”

Converse has taken its venerable Chuck Taylor All-Star and given the classic silhouette a winter makeover, one that replaces the customary canvas build with a cozy wool knit reminiscent of your favorite ragg sweater. There are three individual styles available, two in a high-top edition and one … READ MORE

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Alexander Wang x H&M – Men’s Collection | Full Look

Following an initial glimpse and a preview of the accessories, we now get a full look at the highly anticipated Alexander Wang x H&M men’s collection, comprising 23 apparel pieces infused with performance enhancements and a sleek, monochrome color palette. Highlights include stellar outerwear pieces in the form of … READ MORE

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Nike F.C. Collection – Holiday 2014

For Holiday 2014, the football-centric Nike F.C. collection takes inspiration from Berlin, Germany — a breeding ground for young football talent, born on the local bolzplätze, small-sided concrete pitches that are the hallmark of the city’s parks. It’s here that Nike F.C. members Kevin-Prince Boateng and his brother … READ MORE

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Nike Air Trainer 1 Low – White/Black-Red

The latest edition of the Nike Air Trainer 1 Low features a colorway with timeless appeal, utilizing a white leather base with a perforated toe box and grey nubuck overlays. The shoe’s signature element — the Velcro forefoot strap — is finished in contrast black, matching the … READ MORE

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Google Nexus 9 Tablet

Along with the unveiling of its new Nexus 6 flagship phone, Google has also announced the launch of its Nexus 9 tablet, made by HTC and sporting front-facing speakers, an 8.9-inch 2048 x 1440 281 PPI LCD screen, and a 6700 mAh battery. The device will run the new Android … READ MORE

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ULTRAOLIVE Taped Seam Dry Bag

Brooklyn’s ULTRAOLIVE has developed the ideal bag to keep your shoes — and everyday essentials — safe and secure: the Taped Seam Dry Bag, featuring 100% Cotton fabric with DWR finish and TPU backing. Details include metal hardware, roll down opening with snaphook closure and ULTRAOLIVE exterior branding. The … READ MORE

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Air Jordan 13 Retro – White/Tropical Teal

Air Jordan 13 fans were no doubt excited by the silhouette’s inclusion in the release lineup for the back half of 2014, and this upcoming colorway presents a worthy addition to the retro Jordan canon, featuring a modicum of flash against an otherwise refined design. The shoe … READ MORE

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Gisele Bundchen Featured in New Baz Luhrmann-Directed Chanel No. 5 Short Film

The hallmarks of Baz Luhrmann’s sumptuous fillmmaking style are all over the new short film for the iconic Chanel No. 5 fragrance: exotic locales, naked displays of emotion, and a moody soundtrack to add another layer of atmosphere to the fraught narrative (in this case, the song … READ MORE

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KILLSPENCER iPhone 6 Accessories Collection

L.A.-based KILLSPENCER has just released its line of iPhone 6 accessories, available as of today and featuring leather or woodgrain materials to offer handcrafted protection for your newest Apple handhelds. The lineup consists of the signature Pouch and Carrier Pouch in both iPhone 6 and 6 Plus … READ MORE