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Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $16 billion

It looks like the billionaires club just got a new inductee as Facebook announces its purchase of WhatsApp for $16 billion. So what is WhatsApp and why did Facebook just drop so much cash on it? If you’re keeping track at home, this is roughly 16 times … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 8 – Christmas | Officially Unveiled

With Christmas just around the corner, Nike is giving us an official look at their holiday-themed Kobe 8 System. Rocking an iced-over snakeskin upper, these Kobe’s will leave you feeling frost-bitten if you rub over the translucent scaly bumps that rise off of the dark mesh shroud … READ MORE

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MR PORTER – “The Manual for a Stylish Life: Volume Two” Book

MR PORTER is an online company that caters for the modern gentlemen. Not only does the online store provide well-curated garments and accessories for men, but its website is filled with interviews and style tips to help the viewers stylish at all times. MR PORTER launched the … READ MORE

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Nixon – Industrial Craft Collection

Nixon unveiled their latest watch collection titled, Industrial Craft collection, paying homage to the craftsmanship that go into vintage industrial products and work wear. Composed of six watches in total – 51-30 Chrono, October, Rover SS, Sentry SS, Corporal SS, and Deck – this pack is unified by … READ MORE

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Mad Max: Fury Road Directed by George Miller Set for May 2015 Release

For the type of movie fan who counts post-apocalyptic thrillers as a favorite cinematic genre, the impending resurrection of the Mad Max franchise is big news, as the original 1979 Australian film was an underrated classic (and also hugely influential, in terms of both style and storytelling). Warner … READ MORE

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Winamp Shutting Down

It seems that December 20, 2013, the Windows music player we all grew up with, Winamp, will be playing its final tune. Beginning on that date, according to the Winamp homepage, Winamp.com and all Winamp downloads will be suspended, including any on-going support and updates. As you … READ MORE

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Nicolas Ghesquière to replace Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton

Hear the news! Legendary luxury brand Louis Vuitton has appointed Nicolas Ghesquière to be the new artistic director of Louis Vuitton womenswear, effective immediately. His first show for Louis Vuitton is set for March 2014. The appointment is not a surprise as Ghesquière’s impressive 15-year tenure as the creative director … READ MORE

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Jordan Brand Adds Victor Oladipo, Otto Porter Jr. and Cody Zeller to Roster

The old adage that good things come in threes is definitely true for Jordan Brand, who today announced the addition of three new athletes from the 2013 rookie class. Those players — Victor Oladipo, Otto Porter Jr. and Cody Zeller — represent three of the top four … READ MORE

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Michael Jordan’s Chicago “Legend Point” Estate Going to Auction

While most die-hard fans own a signed Jordan jersey or maybe even a pair of limited edition kicks, if you have a cool $29 million you could own Michael Jordan’s 56,000 sq-ft Highland Park estate. Now we don’t need to worry about the state of His Airness’ … READ MORE

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Nike SB Launches Skate App

Previewed here back in June, Nike SB‘s Skate App is now available for download. It gives amateur skaters the chance to learn directly from the pros they idolize, riders like Sean Malto, Paul Rodriguez, Alex Olson, Brain Anderson, Cory Kennedy, Lance Mountain, Omar Salazar, Shane O’Neill, Stefan Janoski, and … READ MORE

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Jeremy Scott Named Creative Director at Moschino

30-year-old Italian fashion house Moschino has announced Jeremy Scott as its new creative director. It’s the rag trade’s ultimate rags-to-riches story, as the 39-year-old American designer formerly worked as an intern at the luxury brand famous for its playful aesthetic. Scott will succeed Rossella Jardini, who’s been at … READ MORE