Articles by: Masa

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ASICS – Fall/Winter 2014 Footwear Collection

ASICS was once an overlooked brand in the competitive lifestyle footwear segment, they have finally gained traction in the international market. Thanks predominantly to the high caliber collaboration in the past few years, designers and consumers are getting to know the key silhouettes from their running category. … READ MORE

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New Balance M576 – “Punk”

England has given birth to countless mainstream and underground cultures in the last few centuries, but perhaps the one that stands out amongst them all in recent times is that of Punk. From its aggressive anti-establishment lyrics and music to the unconventional fashion and hairstyles, many elements … READ MORE

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Nike SB Project BA R/R – Dark Raisin/Black/Volt

The name Brian Anderson may not ring a bell for non-skateboarders, as Nike SB roster consists of higher profile riders such as Eric Koston, Paul Rodriguez, and Stefan Janoski. However, this does not mean Anderson is any less talented or creative, as his Project BA model is … READ MORE

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SBTG x Kicks Lab x Thrasher Decker

SBTG has come a long way since laboring away on creating immaculate custom sneakers to working with major companies such as Nike, DC Shoes, New Balance, Canon, and plenty of others. The Singaporean designer has teamed up with Thrasher and Kicks Lab on a pair of Decker … READ MORE

Wu-Tang Clan interview by Nardwuar Video

Wu-Tang Clan interview by Nardwuar | Video

The all-inspiring interviewer extraordinaire,Nardwuar the Human Serviette, caught up with the legendary Wu-Tang Clan during their tour in British Columbia, Canada. Althoughthe conversation was mainly directed toward the abbot of the clan, RZA, other clansmen gave their two cents when necessary. What is more, Nardwuar was able … READ MORE

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adidas by JUUN.J – Superstar

Far from an up-and-coming designer/label, the Korean fashion designer JUUN.J has been making headlines in Asia and around the world for the past few years. adidas partnered with the young designer to kickstart a new campaign by the name of adidas by JUUN.J. In a similar fashion to … READ MORE

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New Balance M990HL

New Balance is on a roll as far as their Made in USA category is concerned, as more general release sneakers make way to select retailers. The latest to hit the shelves is this subdued M990HL constructed from hues of black and grey uppers. Balancing out the … READ MORE

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MEDICOM TOY x CJ Mart – Sakura BE@RBRICK 100% + 400%

CJ Mart is an online shop established by MEDICOM TOY to promote cool Japanese products to the rest of the world, hence the name Cool Japan Mart. Not only does it serve as an outlet to curate notable products, it also produces their own exclusive items. As … READ MORE

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Nike SB Paul Rodriguez Citadel – Black/Anthracite/Wolf Grey

If the Photo Blue version of the newest signature model from Paul Rodriguez is too bright, then here is a toned down alternative from Nike SB. Constructed from predominantly black color throughout, this version will be easier to color coordinate for most people’s wardrobe. It is perfect … READ MORE

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BWGH x PUMA – “JOY” Footwear Collection

Launching in conjunction with the BWGH x PUMA ‘JOY’ apparel collection, Parisian designer David Obadia of BWGH created these sneakers to complement the garments. While preview of the some of the kicks were posted last month, here are detailed photos of unseen styles. Comprised of PUMA R698 … READ MORE

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adidas by Raf Simons – Spring/Summer 2015 Footwear Collection

The footwear collection from adidas by Raf Simons has attracted variety of responses, from those who love the designs to those who absolutely dislike the direction. Although one thing is for certain, the team behind both brands is moving full steam ahead with the next season’s pieces. Building on … READ MORE