Articles by: Masa

Supra Skytop IV Celestial 01

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

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$1.5 Million 24-Karat Solid Gold Godzilla Figure

Since debuting in 1954, Japan’s most famous monster, Godzilla, is turning 60 years old this year. To commemorate this milestone, an established Japanese jewelry brand, Ginza Tanaka, was commissioned to manufacture this 24-karat gold figure. Furthermore, this solid gold Godzilla weighs in at incredible 15kg and is … READ MORE

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Taro Okamoto x CONVERSE Chuck Taylor All Star

Taro Okamoto is one of the most prolific Japanese artists, if not in the world, who has influenced Japanese art community and society from 1950s. Amongst many of his notable works, Tower of Sun is an iconic sculpture that was created in ’70s. CONVERSE pays homage to the … READ MORE

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XLarge x The Jetsons – T-Shirt Collection

XLarge is known for their collaboration projects with American pop culture, be it artists, cartoons, or musicians, and they chosen an unlikely partner with Hanna-Barbera’s The Jetsons. Produced in the ’60s and set in 2062, this animated sitcom was the futuristic rendition of The Flintstones. For the … READ MORE