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S.L.A.T.E. Show – Staple Design – Holiday 2012

Multi-tasking comes naturally for some, especially when your name is Jeff Staple. In addition to the expansive PROJECT/reed installation, which highlights the progression of streetwear and urban culture over the last decade or so, Staple still found time to design his Fall/Winter Collection for 2012. Based on … READ MORE

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PROJECT Show Las Vegas – Reebok Event with Dominique Wilkins, Allen Iverson, Tyga, Rick Ross, & Swizz Beatz

For a brief moment yesterday afternoon, sneakers related press and media had the opportunity to see the unveiling of newest brand ambassadors for Reebok and Reebok Classics. Described by the label’s creative director, Swizz Beatz, as “The Elite Team”, members NBA great Dominique Wilkins and Allen Iverson, … READ MORE

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PROJECT Show Las Vegas – CLAE Spring/Summer 2013

Chambers, Strayhorn, Russell, McQueen, Wilder…these aren’t merely eloquent names thought up by Sung Choi, designer/founder of CLAE, for his footwear. Rather, they are bearers of standards which Choi try to strive for, either in his personal or professional lives. In addition to the noted editions above, as … READ MORE

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PROJECT Show Las Vegas – G-Star RAW – Spring 2013 Preview

We are just getting started on the first day of PROJECT Show Las Vegas and the first stop we made was at G-Star (also refer to as G-Star Raw) to check out gear scheduled for Spring 2013. Back to denim basics was the keyword for Spring and … READ MORE

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UNITED ARROWS – NiCE UA: Nick Wooster Interview | Video

Introduced not long ago by Japanese retail giant UNITED ARROWS, NiCE UA short film series have highlighted people, products, and places, all of which influenced the modern lifestyle. For  its 13th installment, the series sat down with Nick Wooster at PROJECT trade show for an insightful conversation … READ MORE

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PROJECT Wooster Las Vegas Recap with Nick Wooster | Video

Project has assembled a video recap of February’s Project Wooster Las Vegas. Directed by Marcus Troy, the clip features interviews with menswear luminaries including GQ creative director Jim Moore, Aloha Rag’s Jeremiah Mandel, Julian Boots’ Julian Imrie, as well as the men who put it all together: … READ MORE

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Frank’s Chop Shop at S.L.A.T.E. 2012 By Ryan Mayle | Video

One of the biggest trade shows in the streetwear industry is the MAGIC show, which was held just few weeks ago. Frank’s Chop Shop took the opportunity to exhibit at the S.L.A.T.E. section of the huge fair. Not only did the New York based brand and barber … READ MORE

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PROJECT Show Las Vegas Palladium Boots Fall/Winter 2012 “New Take On Urban Terrain”

Just days after its debut on the cusp of high fashion in New York City as part of Richard Chai‘s runway, staffers at Palladium Boots already busied themselves with designs for the next season. Whereas the focus in the past was bound by its heritage as the … READ MORE

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PROJECT Show Las Vegas PUMA Fall/Winter 2012 “Club House For Work & Play”

So not to obstruct visibility of the smaller vendors and displays, organizer of PROJECT trade show usually lined the largest of exhibition booth along the perimeter of the show. This included PUMA and its multiple-function exhibit hall. In line with its Social Club theme, PUMA designed its … READ MORE

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PROJECT Show Las Vegas – SOL Republic – “Not Your Father’s Headphones”

Its never an easy feat for a scion to step out of his father’s shadow, especially when he created an industry powerhouse solely accessories and peripherals. Challenges known all too well to Kevin Lee, son of Noel Lee, the founder of Monster Cable. After an extensive managerial … READ MORE

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PROJECT Show Las Vegas – Native Fall/Winter 2012 – “Colorful Old And New”

Fine tuning its recipe of success with value and colorful options, the Vancouver-base footwear brand Native showcased the upcoming Fall/Winter 2012 Collection at PROJECT trade show in Las Vegas with “something new and something old”. The “new” would be the Cromwell, a throwback to the traditional slip-on … READ MORE