Articles by: John


Zeiss VR One

The concept behind the Zeiss VR One headset is similar to the Samsung Gear VR, but it’s billed as “virtual reality for everyone,” and not just users of the Samsung Galaxy product line. Zeiss says the goggles will work with any smartphone between 4.7 and 5.2-inches, with … READ MORE


visvim Winter 2014 Skagway Hi KAPA

Hiroki Nakamura has long been enamored with the American West, and the preoccupation materializes in pop-art form on the latest edition of the Skagway Hi sneaker, released as part visvim‘s Fall 2014 collection. Available in beige or grey, the high-top sneaker carries a chino cloth upper adorned with an … READ MORE


Kenu Stance Compact Tripod

Based out of San Francisco, Kenu is a lifestyle brand specializing in mobile technology, and its Stance compact tripod aims to make our phones even more convenient. The palm-sized contraption weighs just 1.2 ounces and features a sturdy build, with legs made out of a strong zinc alloy … READ MORE


“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Character Names Revealed

If you’re like us, chances are you watched and re-watched the official trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens multiple times when it first surfaced online. There were mysteries buried within the all-too-short 98-second video clip, and now thanks to an exclusive dispatch from Entertainment Weekly (who … READ MORE


Air Jordan 11 “Legend Blue” Backpack

We’ve already seen the Air Jordan 11 “BRED” Backpack to go along with that particular footwear release, and now it turns out the Air Jordan 11 “Legend Blue,” set to drop on December 20, will also feature a backpack counterpart. All the design hallmarks of the shoe … READ MORE


Nike Air Trainer 3 “Gum” Pack | Preview

The Nike Air Trainer is currently undergoing a bit of a renaissance. In addition to this upcoming collection that features tonal leather editions of the Air Trainer 1, 2 and 3, the latter silhouette takes center stage in this two-piece “Gum Pack.” One has an all white … READ MORE


Vans Vault Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX – Holiday 2014

Vans Vault has brought back its always popular Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX this season. Last time around, the available colorways came in basic Black, Blue (Peacoat) and Red, all finished on leather and nubuck builds. The latest incarnation takes on more rustic tones, featuring a Black pair accented … READ MORE


Nike Blazer Mid Premium Vintage – Black/University Red

Nike has released a new edition of the brand’s classic Blazer silhouette featuring a uniquely baroque design, one vastly removed from its 1970s hardwood origins. The upper takes on black suede construction with an ornate black and red floral print covering the Swoosh, heel tab and foam … READ MORE


asphaltgold fittingroom App – Converts Sneaker Sizes Across Models and Brands

The trade-off for the convenience of shopping for sneakers online is that you’re not able to physically try on the shoes. Waiting five days for UPS to drop off your new kicks only to find they don’t fit is never a good experience, and the new fittingroom … READ MORE


Play Cloths x Saucony Shadow Grid 9000 “Motocross” | Available Now

Originally teased in a preview video and featuring the same theme as the brand’s Fall 2014 capsule collection, Play Cloths‘ joint effort with Saucony, centering around the Shadow Grid 9000 “Motocross,” is now available. The build uses a combination of suede and nylon rip-stop, finished with Play Cloths’ signature colors: chili … READ MORE


Herschel Supply Co. x Clarks Originals Desert Boot – Holiday 2014

This past summer saw Herschel Supply Co. put its own spin on the iconic Clarks Desert Boot, and the two brands are joining forces once again to produce the follow-up. This Holiday 2014 release finds the venerable chukka silhouette done up in a tactile suede upper finished … READ MORE