Articles by: Masa

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ASICS Gel-Kayano Trainer

As we offered a preview of the Fall/Winter 2014 collection from ASICS a few days ago, here is a closer look at one of the highlights of the range. The Gel-Kayano Trainer might not be a familiar name compared to Gel-Lyte or Gel-Saga models, as this running shoe … READ MORE

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Shin Murayama – Yankees Extreme Cold Weather Face Mask Unissued

Over the years, we have witnessed a variety of masks created from sneakers, but this might be the first time a baseball cap was used to construct a mask. New York-based Japanese artist Shin Murayama unveiled the latest series of masks titled, Yankees Extreme Cold Weather Face … READ MORE

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HANON x Diadora – N.9000 ‘The Saturday Special’

Fresh off the announcement of their collaboration project with Supra, Scottish sneaker boutique HANON revealed yet another sneaker in the works. This time, they joined hands with Italian sportswear brand diadora. The design team revamped the iconic running shoes, N.9000, into a contemporary lifestyle footwear, dubbedThe Saturday … READ MORE

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Supra Skytop IV – “Celestial”

As skateboarders’ circle of influence extends from outside skateboarding community, a wider audience who many not necessarily skateboard appreciates their products as well. Supra and Chad Muska has always pushed the envelope of skateboarding footwear, and this Skytop IV is a great example of their evolution. This … READ MORE

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House of Vans – London Indoor Skatepark | Preview

While London-based skateboarders rejoiced on the salvation of their most iconic skateboard spot Southbank, there seems to be another spot in development to foster skateboarders in an underground venue. House of Vans London is scheduled to open its doors this August, facilitating a 3000 square meter space … READ MORE

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White Mountaineering x Seiko – Collaboration Watch

White Mountaineering unveiled their first ever timepiece this Fall/Winter 2014 season, marking another step forward for the Japanese menswear brand. Manufactured by watchmaker Seiko, this military-inspired watch constructed from all black stainless steel case and nylon wrist strap. Glow-in-the-dark hands and white day-date display details this matte … READ MORE

ALIFE x PUMA - Spring 2015 Collection Preview 01

ALIFE x PUMA – Spring 2015 Collection | Preview

Comprising of nine styles, the upcoming Spring 2015 footwear collection from ALIFE and PUMA will make its way into retailers early next year. As a prelude to the official drop, here is some sneak preview of several models from the much-anticipated range. As one would expect from … READ MORE

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BODEGA x And A x Saucony – “Polka Dot” Pack

Produced under the Saucony Elite Collection, Boston-based BODEGA and Japanese retailer And A joined hands for triple brand sneaker collaboration. This very limited Polka Dot Pack consists of two Saucony models G9 Shadow 6000 and Grid 9000. Coinciding the opening of Bodega And A pop-up shop in … READ MORE

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Offspring x Saucony Shadow 6000 – Running Since… ’96 Pack

Originally launched in April as a limited release by British sneaker boutique Offspring and Saucony, the Running Since… ’96 pack will be available for a wider release thanks to Overkill in Germany. Inspired by the color scheme of their Covent Garden store, two Shadow 6000 models were … READ MORE

THE FOURNESS - New Fashion Label by Kazuki Kuraishi Preview 02

THE FOURNESS – New Fashion Label by Kazuki Kuraishi | Preview

Famed Japanese designer Kazuki Kuraishi is known for his individual work as well as his position as Creative Director at adidas Originals and CASH CA. Kuraishi embarked on a completely new journey, his first label that will be conceptualized and executed on his own. THE FOURNESS embodies … READ MORE

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Reebok GL6000 – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection

While Reebok‘s retro running shoes, GL6000, did not blow up immediately, it is certainly winning fans all over the world. After a steady pace of collaboration projects, the low-cut sneakers are starting to gain momentum, as they will be dropping a decent lineup for this season. In … READ MORE