Articles by: Poe

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Amazing Works of Art and the Technology Behind Them

When the usual temperate temperature gave way to scorching high ones in the triple digits and near 100% humidity, “hellish” was perhaps the best PG-rated way to describe Summer 2013 in New York City. Yet day after day, there was a line of hundreds if not thousands … READ MORE

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The Fourness by Kazuki Kuraishi – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection Lookbook

If you were to differentiate each of the current menswear designers from Japan and their styles, you immediately tell that Hiroki Nakamura pursues a rustic Brohemian touch in his brand visvim, that Shinsuke Takizawa’s love of choppers and hot rods blended nicely with NEIGHBORHOOD’s design theme, and … READ MORE

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HUF x Black Scale – “Poker” Collection | Black Friday Release

To end the year in an high note, the crew from HUF and Black Scale organized an invitation-only poker tournament earlier this month. While a winning of $5000 was on the line, for most of the contestants, it was about pride and the bragging right till the … READ MORE

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The Style Of Matt Ting | New York, USA

Name: Matt Ting Occupation: Senior Merchandise Manager at adidas America Top: Rag & Bone (T-Shirt), CONCEPTS (Mixed Bandana Jacket) Bottom: Gap (1968 Washed Jeans) Footwear: adidas Originals by Raf Simons Stan Smith Accessory: Mitchell and Ness (Vintage NY Knicks Logo Strapback Cap) Watch: Officine Panerai Luminor Submersible … READ MORE

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Louis Vuitton Celebrates the Monogram with Marc Newson

Unable to tolerate his new living arrangement after his father’s second marriage, Louis Vuitton left home in 1835 at the age of 14 to start his apprenticeship as a trunk-maker. Through his determination to succeed and innovative designs, Vuitton was able to established his own workshop in … READ MORE

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HASSELBLAD Stellar II Compact Digital Camera – “Crafted for the Connoisseur”

A little over an year after HASSELBLAD introduced its Stellar compact digital camera system, the Gothenburg-based camera maker is set to launch the follow-up, the Stellar II. Quipped with a new 20.2 megapixel sensor and lens by Zeiss, the camera is capable of capturing images in the … READ MORE

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Nike Air Huarache – “Umber Brown” & “Dark Grey”

They called them “Umber Brown” and “Dark Grey” while we called them “Curry” and “Cool Grey”, but no matter the difference in color designation, these Nike Air Huarache will top our “Must Have” list for this Black Friday. Originally exclusive releases for Foot Locker back in 1992, … READ MORE

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The Game Plan by Champs Sports – Nike Sportswear Bamboo Pack

Ubiquitous, though not exclusive, to Asia, usage of bamboo permeates throughout the region. Be it in cuisines, shelters, art, and more, there are even references of bamboo in historical manuscripts that date back millenniums. Yet, the curious thing about this abundant crop is that its actually a … READ MORE

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The Game Plan by Champs Sports – adidas ZX FLUX “Shoe Flake” Black Friday Release

Since its unassuming launch earlier this year in Berlin, the adidas Originals ZX FLUX not just created momentum in the Trefoil brand’s strategy for 2014. The new design became a launch pad for several new products, including the most recent mi ZX FLUX customization program and the … READ MORE

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New Era x Stance Socks x Timberland – VILLA 25th Anniversary “Sweet Potato” Collection

Against the backdrop of its 25th anniversary this year, Philadelphia-based retailer VILLA will be releasing the much talked about “Sweet Potato” Collection later this evening. Centers on a pair of classic Timberland 6-Inch Boots in a deep orange hued Nubuck, affectionately named as “Sweet Potato” by Hip … READ MORE

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Jack Road x PORTER – Watch Carrying Case

For your consideration on your next visit to the BASELWORLD trade show… Tokyo-based retailer Jack Road recently asked that if sneakerheads have specially designed duffle bags just for their kicks, why not have one specifically made for watches? The result is the Jack Road x PORTER Watch … READ MORE