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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

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Keith Haring x Kinetics – Apparel Collection

When Kinetics initially unveiled the Anders Falls Jacket, the collaboration project with Columbia featuring Keith Haring artworks, it looked to be a standalone piece for the new season–little did we know that there was a whole collection in the pipeline. Dubbed as the Tokyo Street collection, the … READ MORE

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NOWNESS – “Jose Parla: Broken Language” | Video

José Parlá encapsulates his thoughts within the vast beauty of abstraction, composed of layers of paint, handwritten scriptures, and more paint. The New York-based contemporary artist resided in London to complete works for his solo exhibition, Broken Language, at Haunch of Venison. NOWNESS caught up with Parlá … READ MORE

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SWAGGER – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection Lookbook

In the volatile retail environment, Tokyo streetwear icon, SWAGGER, became victim to the never-ending recession in Japan. Official bankruptcy announcement echoed negative sentiments as many of Tokyo’s streetwear giants had closed down or been sold off in recent years. Let us hope that this Spring/Summer 2013 collection … READ MORE

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Beck’s Sapphire

Having debuted at high-end events across the country on New Year’s Eve, Beck’s Sapphire represents the German brand’s foray into luxury beers, the kind that’s targeted to those “who embrace style and image.” The beverage comes packaged in a sleek black glass bottle said to have taken … READ MORE

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HBO Game of Thrones x Brewery Ommegang – Iron Throne Blonde Ale

Steeped in blood, gore, and sexual innuendo, television series Game of Thrones will be returning to HBO‘s line-up on March 31, 2013, though there will be a new accompaniment to this third season. In the tradition of medieval fantasy, Brewery Ommegang crafted a special blonde ale in … READ MORE

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XLARGE x X-Girl x Casio G-Shock 30th Anniversary Watch Collection

From humble beginnings, Casio G-Shock has built their legacy, one model at a time. In order to celebrate their 3oth anniversary, Casio went to the drawing boards with their successful partners for an exclusive watch collection. As XLarge and X-Girl share the same owners, it would make … READ MORE

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MCM by PHENOMENON – Fall/Winter 2012 Collection

Multi-tasking is no easy feat, yet fashion designer, Takeshi Osumi, pulls it off without any dramas. He currently designs for his own labels, PHENOMENON and MR. GENTLEMAN, as well as MCM by PHENOMENON, a capsule collection for the German luxury brand, MCM. Osumi is pushing the envelope … READ MORE