Articles by: John

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Levi’s – “Skateboarding in La Paz” Documentary | Video

In April 2014 Levi’s Skateboarding trekked down to La Paz, Bolivia, joining a global team of skateboarders — including Marius Syvanen, David Gravette, Josh Matthews, Joey Pepper, Chet Childress, Al Partanen and local skater Milton Arellano — to build the Pura Pura skatepark three miles up in the sky. They greeted … READ MORE

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United Arrows x Reebok Insta Pump Fury

United Arrows‘ offering for Reebok‘s ongoing Insta Pump Fury 20th anniversary collaborative series is a good one, featuring a subdued colorway that plays off nicely against the instantly recognizable silhouette. The design scheme sees a gunmetal grey upper — finishing the base as well as the inflatable heel cage – accented … READ MORE

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adidas Unveils Energy Boost Baseball Cleat for 2014 MLB All-Star Game

For tomorrow’s 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, adidas will be lacing up its athletes in a special-edition Energy Boost Icon cleat, the first non-running adidas shoe to feature Boost technology. Built for the five-tool player, the shoe also features shockvent windows for maximum ventilation and an external … READ MORE

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Stussy x Champion – “International Champion” Collection

Streetwear pioneer Stussy taps heritage athletic apparel brand Champion for a small collection of tees and baseball shirts, each built with the latter’s signature ring spun cotton-blend jersey, tag-free and lightweight for comfortable wear. Both the crewneck tee and raglan sleeve baseball shirt are finished in basic … READ MORE

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Nike Air Max Lunar90 SP – “Moon Landing”

History was made on July 20, 1969, when astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped foot onto the surface of the moon, making one small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind. Nike is paying tribute to the Apollo 11 mission that saw the first humans to successfully … READ MORE

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Riccardo Tisci x Nike Air Force 1 – Black Collection | Release Info

From the start, we’ve known that the Riccardo Tisci x Nike Air Force 1 collection would be broken up into two different releases, with the white colorways dropping in March and their black counterparts scheduled to release at a later date. That date has been revealed to … READ MORE

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adidas ZX Flux 8000 – “Weave” Pack

Born in the 1980s, the adidas ZX 8000 runner gets a second life with the introduction of the adidas ZX Flux 8000 “Weave Pack,” which keeps the DNA of the shoe intact but modernizes the build through a one-piece woven upper. The collection is made up of … READ MORE

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Onia Summer 2014 Bonded Swim Shorts

With all respect to those still sporting baggy board shorts splashed with colorful prints, it’s probably time to update your poolside look. A good place to start is the Onia Bonded Swim Short, cut in a trim, modern silhouette and featuring stretch-solid fabric, guaranteed not to fade and … READ MORE

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Reebok Classic x Garbstore Fall/Winter 2014 Footwear Collection

Reebok and Garbstore have teamed up for round three of their collaborative series, this latest installment featuring a quartet of classic Reebok silhouettes: the Phase II, Classic Leather 6000, Classic Inferno and Pump Running Dual Mid. Once again, the design theme centers around a novel inside-out motif, in … READ MORE

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Michael Jordan, Jay Z & Jordan Brand Unveiled “RE2PECT” Tribute to Derek Jeter | Video

While Derek Jeter prepares to start in his 14th and final All-Star Game, Jordan Brand has unveiled the latest piece in its ongoing “RE2PECT” campaign paying tribute to the future first-ballot Hall of Famer. The conceit of the video is a simple one: a murderer’s row of athletes, … READ MORE

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Converse CONS Weapon Skate

Combining the classic elements of an iconic silhouette with elevated functional design for skateboarding, the CONS Weapon Skate from Converse is available now at select retailers and online. The low-profile sneaker comes equipped with a drop-in Lunarlon sockliner for superior cushioning, as well as perforated memory foam … READ MORE