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Freshness Week In Review: 5/09/2011 5/16/2011

Quite a solid newsweek, including a slew of notable stories in fashion, sneakers, art, business, and technology. First up is the AW2011 movie from White Mountaineering, which shows that for the coming season, the label is taking some of it’s strongest suits, and giving them season-appropriate updates. … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 5/02/2011 5/08/2011

There’s obviously one story that defines this week, but for a round up of the happenings the in worlds of streetwear, sneakers, gear, art, and culture, read on. First up was another welcome charity effort, this time by marquis European retailer Oki-ni, who stepped up with a … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 4/24/2011 5/01/2011

Among the overwhelming number of stories we covered this week, it was great to see the release of several projects benefitting victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, from organizations with ties to street art and streetwear; the coalition included Bedwin & the Heartbreakers, Deluxe, Beams, the … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 4/17/2011 4/24/2011

Busy as ever this week; here’s a roundup of some of the notable happenings in sneakers, cars, gear, and art. First off, streetwear cartoon collaborations are a classic, and the this week Stussy and Marvel – two of the giants in their respective fields – got together … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 4/10/2011 4/17/2011

As always, much to discuss from the week’s news; we have a familiar theme this week: sneakers – with an interesting collaboration between Nike SB and artist Goeff McFetridge, plus the unique Black Cat, Good Luck-Bad Luck pack, which includes some highly unique Footscape Woven models, two … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 4/3/2011 4/10/2011

Another busy week, with Spring collections from all over the globe, A-list parties, art events, audacious cars, and of course, lots of sneakers. First off in the summary of the week’s news is a look at the new BAPE store in Causeway Bay. As with BAPE flagship … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 3/27/2011 4/3/2011

It’s been another busy week of collaborations, art, design, cars, shoes, and everything else that makes up our world. We can’t touch on everything here, but here’s a recap of a few of the bigger stories of the week. First off, the trailer for the soon-to-be-released Freshness-exclusive … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 3/20/2011 3/27/2011

Yet another week overshadowed by events on the geopolitical stage, but we’ll try to focus a bit on what happened within our own cultural circles. First off, a good old-fashioned Sneaker Con took place this week, with a good old-fashioned sneakerhead lineup stretching from Sullivan Street to … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 3/13/2011 3/20/2011

Our attention this week is still very much on the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that struck northern Japan last week, as the country now faces nuclear radiation, food shortages, and mourns the casualties. Fittingly, a number of stories this week centered on our involvement, along … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 3/06/2011 3/13/2011

Everything is overshadowed by tragedy on a massive scale this week, as northern Japan was hit with a devastating earthquake, and a resulting tsunami. It’s not yet clear how many lives were lost, but by any measure it is an incredibly sad event. With our sympathy to … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 2/27/2011 3/06/2011

The focus this week depends a bit on perspective; there were a number of notable announcements, spanning a number of themes. For the Cult of Mac, the biggest event this week was obviously Tuesday’s unveiling of the iPad 2, by Steve Jobs, who came off a leave … READ MORE