Articles by: John

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Alexis Ross x VANS Syndicate Authentic Pro CV “S”

Artist Alexis Ross takes inspiration from the deeply rooted and rich traditions of the mass of Los Angeles’ largely overlooked communities and economies. It’s a sensibility that’s on full display through this upcoming project with Vans Syndicate, featuring an OG Authentic Pro CV “S” featuring a “Chinese Laundry”-bag … READ MORE

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Pharrell Williams x adidas Originals – Perforated Leather Track Jackets | Unveiled

The latest apparel segment from the adidas Originals = Pharrell Williams collection takes the form of the Superstar Track Jacket, updated in a micro-perforated Nappa leather build accented with white leather 3-stripes down the arms. The silhouette is refashioned with a slight crop, updated sleeves and a modern bomber … READ MORE

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The Quiet Life Fall 2014 Collection – Delivery 2 Lookbook

One normally associates urban sprawl and freeway culture with the city of L.A., but larger Los Angeles County is home to a number of picturesque desert vistas, including Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park. The area is the setting for the Delivery 2 lookbook for The Quiet Life‘s … READ MORE

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Number (N)ine x atmos x Onitsuka Tiger “Tiger Alliance”

A trio of Japanese labels — Number (N)ine, Onitsuka Tiger and atmos — have joined forces on a new joint venture, one that sees a low-profile runner dubbed the “Tiger Alliance” carrying a nylon base embellished with a subtly ornate print. Additional details include grey suede overlays, white … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Brave Blue”

Nike is set to launch the “Brave Blue” edition of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite, featuring a colorway inspired by the late Dr. Jerry Buss, the legendary Lakers owner who enjoyed a reputation as an expert poker player. Dr. Buss was known to sport a blue jacket while at … READ MORE

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Bodega x Reebok Pump 25th Anniversary “1989”

Boston’s Bodega is teaming up once again with Reebok, this time producing a special-edition Reebok Pump in celebration of the high-top’s 25th birthday. The shoe is dubbed the “1989” as a nod to the silhouette’s vintage, a year that saw the arms race in basketball footwear technology really take … READ MORE

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Poler x RAEN Sunglasses

Southern California’s RAEN looks to the Pacific Northwest for styling help on the brand’s latest collection of sunglasses, linking up with Poler Outdoor Stuff on a trio of vintage-inspired frames. The handmade silhouettes take the form of the two-tone Wayfarer-esque Garwood, squared-off angular Myer and ultra-lightweight Remmy, … READ MORE

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PUMA “Green Box” Pack

PUMA co-opts a color normally associated with spring and applies the verdant shade to a trio of classic silhouettes collected under the prosaically titled “Green Box” pack. The collection comprises the Trinomic XT2, Blaze Of Glory and R698 models, each built with a combination mesh and nubuck upper featuring … READ MORE

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Mercedes-Benz G-Class Edition 35

Mercedes-Benz has debuted the G-class Edition 35, celebrating the 35th anniversary of the iconic G-Wagen. The upgraded G-Class will be offered in two different variants — the G350 BlueTEC and the G500 — both outfitted with a special package featuring a black finish across the roof, as well as at the bumpers, 18-inch wheels, … READ MORE

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Powers – New York Comic Con Trailer | Video

Based on the long-running comic book of the same name, Powers is the first ever series produced for the PlayStation Network, featuring a team of homicide detectives who investigate cases revolving around superheroes and supervillains. The series features Christian Walker (Sharlto Copley of District 9 fame), who had previously possessed the … READ MORE

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Nike SB Dunk Low Premium “Disposable”

With this upcoming Dunk Low release, Nike SB pays homage to the 10th anniversary of artist Sean Cliver’s magnum opus, Disposable: A History of Skateboard Art. The build uses a combination of suede and leather, with the black and white color scheme accented with pops of hot … READ MORE