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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

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Eric Haze x New Era – Capsule Collection

From graffiti to branding, Eric Haze has paved the way as he has matured as a designer and an artist over the many years. Haze has designed the recognizable logos for rappers such as Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, and EPMD, alongside brands such as Stussy, Delicious … READ MORE

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OriginalFake – XP Futsal Ball

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in Japan, both in terms of spectating and participation, though in the recent times, futsal has creeped up against its older brother. In short, it is a smaller version of soccer, which is played in a smaller field with … READ MORE

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24 Kilates x Los Peperetes x New Balance ML581

Recently, BODEGA (Boston), mita-sneakers (Tokyo), Kasina (Seoul), along with Barcelona-base 24 Kilates were asked to re-think the classic trail runner, the New Balance ML581. For its concept, 24 Kilates tapped on a constant theme of Mediterranean lifestyle – good food and drinks. With Camino de Santiago, or … READ MORE

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VAT19 – 26-Pound Party Gummy Bear Candy | Video

Throwing a holiday party and want to make an impression on your guests? How about a 26-pound impression in gummy bear form? VAT19 introduces the Party Gummy Bear, a gargantuan confection measuring 17 inches tall and bursting with 32,000 calories. It dwarfs the previous gummy bear record holder — … READ MORE