Articles by: Poe

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adidas ZX Flux – Red/Core Black/Carbon

What looks to be lines of red, blue, black and etc… are actually streaks of light captured in a long-exposure photograph, the adidas ZX Flux in Red, Core Black, and Carbon is a prime example on the potential of its unique upper, which enables designers to replicate … READ MORE

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TISSOT T-Touch Expert Solar Watch

Founded by watchmaker Charles-Félicien Tissot and his son Charles-Émile in 1853, TISSOT has a long tradition of creating cutting-edge horological designs, the most recent being its T-Touch technology, a watch design with tactile/touch screen control. This month, it is looking to further its technical lead with the … READ MORE

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visvim Ballistic 20L Backpack Navy – Fall/Winter 2014

The few fashion brand that can strike a balance between luxury and practicality in its designs, visvim is back this season with the popular Ballistic 20L Backpack. Constructed out of tactical-grade Cordura nylon, a layer of genius cowhide suede reinforced the pack’s base, as well as a … READ MORE

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Ebbets Field Flannels Vintage Knit Football Jersey Collection | J.Crew Exclusive

Exclusive to fashion retail chain J.Crew, the Ebbets Field Flannels Vintage Knit Football Jersey Collection features three distinctive designs, each a replica of actual team jersey from early part of the last century. In 100% 16-gauge wool and  faithfully reproduced, the design team at Ebbets Field Flannels … READ MORE

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Sneaker Con Legends: Penny Hardaway – New York City | Saturday, December 6th 2014

During this coming Sneaker Con New York City, organizers will be introducing the first installment of Sneaker Con Legends, a meet-and-greet venue where attendees can interact with icons of sneaker culture. To kick-off this first ever segment, retired NBA superstar Penny Hardaway will be there to welcome … READ MORE

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The Style of Benny Gold | San Francisco, USA

Name: Benny Gold Occupation: Founder/Owner of Benny Gold Top: Benny Gold (Stay Gold Script T-Shirt), Benny Gold (Terrain Chambray Shirt with Fog Camo Colar and Elbow Pads), Benny Gold (Fishtail Parka) Bottom: Benny Gold (Selvedge Denim) Footwear: Birkenstock (Boston Sandals), VANS (Sneakers) Accessory: Benny Gold (Campfire Speckled … READ MORE

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Loopwheeler x Nike Lunar Force 1 Low | Teaser

Never one for self promotion, Japanese clothing brand Loopwheeler insists to have the quality of its products, or in this case a new collaboration with Nike, do the marketing instead. Based on the Lunar Force 1, the collaborative design features Loopwheeler’s signature sweatshirt fabric with cotton loop … READ MORE

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DOPE – Holiday 2014 Collection Lookbook

Color blocking in a monochromatic palette with hits of Volt Yellow, DOPE’s Holiday 2014 Collection juxtaposes references from various subcultures. The Los Angeles-based brand also tapped the growing influence of contemporary menswear with streamlined silhouettes and complex production processes like waxed gradients and mineral washes. Though one … READ MORE

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Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses – Denim Pack

In the pursue of something completely different, developers at eyewear giant Luxottica Group worked ceaselessly for the last two years to produce a special frame made completely out of denim. Instead of a fabric wrap, Luxottica devised an innovative process where five sheets of real denim fabrics … READ MORE

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NEIGHBORHOOD x Rocky Mountain Featherbed – Down Vest

Another Polar Vortex is heading our way and with it comes Arctic-like temperatures. Instead of being off-guard however, you can prepare for the next Big Freeze with this down vest by Japanese designer Shinsuke Takizawa and his trendsetting brand NEIGHBORHOOD. Designed with help from the outerwear specialists … READ MORE

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How Brands Like Nike and Supreme Connect with Shoppers via Social Media

To understand the disruptive impact the digital realm has on shoppers’ behavior, one can simply look at the popularity of Cyber Monday. Originally just a marketing term coined by the National Retail Federation in 2005, the Monday after Thanksgiving Weekend replaced Black Friday as the day that … READ MORE