Articles by: John

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Converse First String – Crepe Collection

The venerable Converse Jack Purcell silhouette gets a radical makeover with this latest Converse First String release. Available in three different colorways, the classic low-top is mounted on a crepe rubber sole unit, conferring a rugged, unfinished aesthetic to the heavyweight canvas construction. The crepe detailing extends … READ MORE

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Stone Island – Spring/Summer 2014 “Stripes” Collection | Video

For Spring/Summer 2014, Stone Island has unveiled a promotional video that showcases a recurring design motif that adorns a range of the Italian brand’s kit tops. Executed in various hues and widths, horizontal stripes distinguish short-sleeve polos, pocket tees, rugby shirts and hoodies. The goods are showcased … READ MORE

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VANS California – Spring 2014 Apparel Collection | Available Now

A changing of the seasons is an opportunity to refresh one’s wardrobe, and a good place to start is the brand of shoes that are already on your feet. The Spring 2014 apparel range from Vans California Collection is arriving now in stores, and the goods are … READ MORE

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Black Scale x Gourmet Footwear – Summer 2014 Collaboration Collection

In showcasing its footwear collaborations with Black Scale for Summer 2014, Gourmet took to the deserts of Ocotillo Wells, California, to produce a corresponding sun-drenched campaign video. Located in San Diego County, Ocotillo Wells is home to reptilian wildlife and features plenty of dedicated off-road recreation areas. … READ MORE

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A History of the Audi TT

Originally launched in 1998, the Audi TT didn’t look like anything else the company had ever produced. Its design provenance carried impressive credentials, having been sprung from a brain trust that included J Mays, Peter Schreyer and Freeman Thomas (the team had also been responsible for the development … READ MORE

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2015 MINI Countryman

At this week’s New York International Auto Show, MINI is set to debut the 2015 Countryman, which is expected to be the crossover’s swan song. (An all new model, based on the BMW Group’s UKL platform, is said to be waiting in the wings.) This latest version sees … READ MORE

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BODEGA x Reebok Insta Pump Fury | Detailed Look

Reebok is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Insta Pump Fury this year, and the milestone is being marked with a series of Insta Pump Fury releases throughout the year. The latest style up for release is this collaborative pair made in conjunction with Boston retailer Bodega, … READ MORE

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adidas Originals Superstar 80s – “Metal Toe” Pack

Prosaic, sure, but it’s descriptive: the “Metal Toe” pack of Superstar 80s from adidas Originals is an apt title, outlining exactly what we can expect from this duo of fall too familiar silhouettes. Rendered in contrasting black or white leather styles, each pair is fitted with a … READ MORE

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DOPE – Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Lookbook

L.A.-based streetwear brand DOPE presents the lookbook for its Spring/Summer 2014 collection, which places the emphasis on bold graphics and custom prints and washes, executed on cut and sewn pieces and a range of wardrobe basics. The assortment includes hooded tees, cotton joggers, kangaroo pocket tanks and tie-dye … READ MORE