Articles by: John Kim

Freshness Curated: 10 Lightweight Jackets for Spring

Flowers are in bloom and baseball’s back on ESPN. That’s right, we’re officially in the throes of spring, even if parts of the country are still mired in teeth-chattering temps. This is the one time of year in which the lightweight jacket is essential: you want outerwear …

Vans Classics Introduces the Brigata

Spring/Summer 2015 finds Vans adding to its Classics footwear lineup with the introduction of the all new Brigata. The nautically-inspired Vans Brigata offers a new take on the traditional boat shoe, finished with metal eyelets and contrast colored vulcanized midsoles. The debut assortment will feature seven colorways, including a three-piece, …

adidas Originals Spring/Summer 2015 ZX Flux Prism Weave Pack

Building on the breakout success of last year’s ZX Flux Prism Pack, adidas Originals revisits the theme with a twist. For Spring/Summer 2015, the Three Stripes applies the distinctive multi-color motif to a woven upper to create the Prism Weave collection. The complex prism pattern is featured …

Dover Street Market x Nike Dunk Hi | Teaser

An image has surfaced online depicting an upcoming collaboration between Dover Street Market and Nike, one that  utilizes the instantly recognizable Dunk Hi silhouette. Currently celebrating its 30th anniversary, the shoe features a clean design with neutral coloring, highlighted by a tonal all-white base with matching flat …

Ellesse Heritage Anzia Trainers

Under its Heritage imprint, the Italian sportswear brand Ellesse has sparked a court revival with the release of its classic Anzia trainers. Dressed in an old-school tennis vibe that calls to mind the ’80s heyday of former tennis greats like Boris Becker and Mats Wilander, the Anzia …

I Love Ugly – April 2015 Collection

New Zealand’s I love Ugly has unveiled its third collection for 2015 via a new editorial shot by respected fashion photographer Adri Law. Leveraging the success of the brand’s flagship store on La Brea, I Love Ugly used L.A. as the backdrop for its latest menswear range, featuring assorted jackets, shirting, …

Fred Perry – The Reissues Tennis

Joining the Kendrick in Fred Perry‘s seasonal footwear lineup is the Reissues tennis shoe, featuring an aesthetic that that draws from vintage tennis shoe styles.The rounded-toe upper is built with cotton canvas, mounted on durable cupsole construction for a classic on-court look. Details include a soft knitted jersey lining, padding …

DJI Phantom 3 | A Closer Look

This morning at a press even in New York City — conducted simultaneously with similar events in London and Munich — DJI officially announced the launch of its latest Phantom quadcopter, which we examined here earlier today. The Phantom 3 was described as “the most revolutionary consumer quadcopter …

adidas Originals Shelltoe Apparel Capsule Collection

For Spring/Summer 2015, adidas Originals takes the instantly recognizable adidas Superstar silhouette and translates it as the dominant graphic element in the new Shelltoe apparel capsule collection. The individual pieces take the form of classic sportswear essentials, including crewnecks, track jackets, graphic tees, hoodies and track pants, …