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Freund Von Freunden – An Interview with Coltrane Curtis

German interview magazine Freunde von Freunden recently profiled Coltrane Curtis, the former MTV personality who heads a marketing agency, Team Epiphany, that’s worked with globally recognized brands including Heineken and Nike. Curtis provides a tour of his New York home, highlighted by his personal collection of vintage … READ MORE

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Sleeping Around – A Unique Pop-Up Hotel

We’ve seen shipping containers used in the build of Aether’s San Francisco flagship store, and now the shipping container concept is used in a unique hotel experience called Sleeping Around. Currently located in the Belgian city of Antwerp, the pop-up hotel is made up of four luxe … READ MORE

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Yahoo in Discussions to Acquire Tumblr for $1 Billion

Multiple sources out of Silicon Valley are indicating that Yahoo is in serious talks to acquire Tumblr for as much as $1 billion. First reported from the technology news site All Things D, the acquisition of the social blogging service would mean a quick infusion of youth … READ MORE

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Sneaker Con Atlanta – Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Whip out your calendar and clear your schedule because Sneaker Con is coming to HotLanta this June 15th. Making another trip below the Mason Dixon line following the recent trip to Chicago, Sneaker Con will again be offering up some of the most sought-after kicks en masse, … READ MORE

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Nike SB Koston 2 – Pimento/Metallic Silver

If wearing the Nike Golf version of the icon Eric Koston in a Tiger Red has you dreaming of a pair with a similar colorway that you could wear back on the deck, then here’s a set that fits the bill. The new sneaker sports a Pimento-colored … READ MORE

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Yankee Candle – Man Candles II Collection | Available Now

Yankee Candle is letting guys know that candles aren’t just for women. The brand reinforces the point with the return of the limited-edition Man Candles collection, featuring two new fragrances and the return of three past favorites. The new scents take the form of MMM, Bacon! and … READ MORE

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Charity Buzz – Auction for Coffee with Apple’s Tim Cook Ends at $610,000

How much would you pay for lattes with Apple CEO Tim Cook? An anonymous bidder ponied up $610,000 for the honor, through an auction that ended at 4 p.m. ET today. Originally opening about three weeks ago at the online auction site Charity Buzz, the coffee chat … READ MORE

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Gary Warnett – “Knowledge Reigns Supreme”

The recent legal skirmish between Supreme and Married to the Mob prompted plenty of online discussion among fans and detractors of both brands, in which matters of intellectual property were examined alongside the state of contemporary streetwear and its attendant upheavals, as well as the inevitable battle lines drawn in their wake. The … READ MORE

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UNDFTD x Nike “Ballistic Pack” | Release Date

Another UNDFTD x Nike collaboration is upon us as an official drop date of May 25, 2013 has been given. The release is speculated to be the “Ballistic” pack which consists of two previously unreleased and highly coveted samples that we’ve reported on in previous posts – … READ MORE

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Phil Knight On How He Became A Believer in Advertising

Following his recent induction into the Advertising Hall of Fame, Phil Knight, Nike founder and chairman emeritus, sat down with Advertising Age to discuss the story of Nike’s success, and how it’s inextricably entwined with its brilliant advertising campaigns. Knight dispels the oft-told myth that he was … READ MORE

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WTAPS – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

Aptly titled Philosophy, the brand new collection from WTAPS goes deep inside the psyche of founder and designer Tetsu “TET” Nishiyama. The philosophy behind his designs revolves around well-crafted products for daily use, a durable product that would ideally last a lifetime. With this in mind, the … READ MORE