Articles by: John

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Nike Kobe 9 China Edition | Release Info

Made in celebration of Kobe Bryant’s recent tour of China, this special-edition Nike Kobe 9 features a fitting color scheme, made up of red across the engineered mesh upper and metallic gold at the Swoosh and tongue, matching the gold speckles scattered over the molded red midsole. Contrast … READ MORE

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UNDEFEATED Fall 2014 Collection Lookbook

For Fall 2014, L.A.-based UNDEFEATED looks to NBA legend Allen Iverson for inspiration in developing the brand’s upcoming seasonal collection. The uniform number of the one-time NBA rookie of the year and league MVP graces football tops and jerseys, as well as the back of a mesh basketball … READ MORE

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Nike SB Dunk High Premium – California 31st State Edition

We’ve already seen Nike SB take some of its most popular Dunk Lows from its archive and re-release them in high-top form (see: Tiffanys from this past spring), and now it’s the 2004 Calis that are reborn in a new silhouette. Officially dubbed the 31st State as … READ MORE

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Ralph Lauren Unveils Polo Tech Shirt at U.S. Open

Naturally, all eyes will be fixated on the athletes at this year’s U.S. Open, but some will notice the skin-tight nylon tees on the backs of the event’s ball boys, representing Ralph Lauren‘s first foray into the emerging world of wearable technology. Woven directly into the fibers of … READ MORE

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Kobe Bryant’s “Muse” Documentary Trailer | Video

At the age of 36 and coming off two leg injuries that saw him miss all but six games last season, Kobe Bryant is facing the twilight of his career. The Los Angeles Lakers awarded their fading star a massive $48.5 million contract over two years, which all … READ MORE

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Nike Roshe Run “ParaNorman” Customs by Gourmetkickz

In addition to the recently launched Nike Roshe Run “Kill Bill” customs, Gourmetkickz has released yet another cinematic themed Roshe Run, this one inspired by the animated film ParaNorman. Featuring a black and neon green color scheme, the kicks have quarter panels adorned with a subtle flame … READ MORE

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Silent Hills Teaser Trailer featuring Norman Reedus | Video

A couple of weeks ago at Sony‘s Gamescom press conference in Germany, presenters unveiled a mysterious new horror game for PlayStation 4 simply titled P.T. Those initials would be short for “playable teaser,” available for free on the PlayStation store, and we now know that the initial ruse was … READ MORE

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Nike Zoom Vapor Air Jordan 3 – Release Date

Previewed here a week ago, the Nike Zoom Vapor Air Jordan 3 is set to launch tomorrow at Flight 23 at Footaction. This spate of new images show off details combining two distinctive shoe designs both created by Tinker Hatfield, decades apart. Retaining the basic silhouette of Roger … READ MORE

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END. X Wood Wood Capsule Collection Preview

Premium UK retailer END. has unveiled a teaser image for an upcoming capsule collection celebrating its tenth anniversary, as well as the store’s longstanding friendship with the acclaimed Danish brand Wood Wood. The goods feature feature a riff on the ubiquitous “X,” signifying the Roman numeral for 10, and … READ MORE

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WTAPS – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection Preview

WTAPS‘ upcoming Fall/Winter 2014 collection offers few surprises, and that’s a good thing, especially for longtime fans of the Japanese brand’s modernist take on vintage looks. Military-inspired motifs are a dominant theme here, seen in a black MA-1 and olive deck jacket. It’s designer Tetsu Nishiyama’s sure hand … READ MORE

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Nike Air Max Lunar1 – “Deluxe Pack”

Considering the Nike Air Max 1 has been kicking around for almost three decades, it’s no surprise that the silhouette has been remixed, revised and refinished in countless different permutations. The latest facelift finds the shoe done up in a two-tone color scheme applied to a textured … READ MORE