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Today's News Roundup: Stone Island, Converse, Alpha Industries - November 2, 2016

Collaborations in the world of sneakers and cars dominate today's news

Good evening. Today's news roundup features stories from the world of style, sneakers, cars and accessories. Collaborations are a recurring theme throughout. Enjoy below.


Stone Island Unveils Prototype Research _Series 01, Featuring Jackets With Lasering on Liquid Reflective Base

Stone Island's new Prototype Research Series 01 showcases garments made with highly reflective fabric, using resin coating embedding twith housands of glass microspheres, hand sprayed with resin-based coloring and then oven dried. The collection launches Friday, November 4th, exclusively at and the Stone Island App for North America.

Release Date: 11/4/16 (Friday)


Patta x Alpha Industries N-3B parka.

Patta teams up with Alpha Industries on the classic N-3B parka, featuring a nylon outer shell, reinforced elbow patches and a hood lined and trimmed with 100% sheep fur. The collaboration launches November 3rd at Patta Amsterdam, London and online at

Release Date: 11/3/16 (Thursday)


Cool Hunting x TUMI "Otis" Backpack

Cool Hunting joins forces with TUMI on the Otis Backpack, featuring a navy coated canvas shell and a multitude of details that help keep organized while on the go. The backpack retails for $495 and launches this month at at select New York and Japan TUMI retail locations, and online at


BAPE Joins Forces With Reebok on the Question Mid and Instapump Fury

The latest collaboration between A BATHING APE and Reebok features two always popular silhouettes, the Question Mid and Instapump Fury. Both naturally feature a subtle camo pattern in contrasting color palettes. Release details are forthcoming.


A Smartwatch Inspired by Escape From New York

Dubbed the Lifeclock One, this smartwatch is billed as a "supercharged version" of Snake Plissken's countdown watch from John Carpenter's classic Escape from New York. Go to to learn more.


2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus

At the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, Audi will debut its first US production laser light on the 2017 Audi R8 V10 plus exclusive edition. Limited to 25 units, the car utilizes full LED headlights, which are now supplemented by a laser high beam module in each headlight.


Chevy and Hurley Made a Truck for Surfers

At this year's SEMA show, Chevy teamed up with Hurley on a concept vehicle tricked out with beach-friendly features. Based on the Colorado Z71, the truck is equipped with a custom surfboard rack, various storage systems and water-resistant seat covers made from Ventiprene, a breathable material similar to the one used on wesuits.


Packer x adidas Consortium NMD Runner PK

Packer Shoes looked to adidas' vintage apparel archive -- especially the bright color palette that dominated the brand's '80s and '90s sportswear output -- to create its collaboration with adidas Consortium on this upcoming NMD Runner PK. Retailing for $180, the kicks launch Saturday, November 12th, in-store at both Packer locations and online at

Release Date: 11/12/16 (Saturday)

 Under Armour Primo Unveils Fat Tire Onda & Fat Tire Mid

Under Armour unveils two new lifestyle silhouettes, the Fat Tire Onda and Fat Tire Mid, both featuring Charged cushioning and high-traction soles inspired by bike tires. Look for the kicks to hit select UA retailers in the coming weeks.