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Monday Briefing: Custom "Oscar" Air Jordan 3's, atmos' AIR MAX MAGAZINE, Modernica x Vans and Kid Cudi x A.P.C.

News recap from February 22 to February 24

The 91st Academy Awards took place last night and for fans of Spike Lee, the director finally took home an Oscar. Lee was wearing a purple suit and pants combination with a pair of custom gold "Oscar" Air Jordan 3's gifted by Tinker Hatfield himself when he stepped on stage to accept the Best Adapted Screenplay award for BlacKkKlansman.

Other news from the weekend included a Vans and Modernica collaboration with a matching sneaker capsule, atmos announcing a magazine honoring Nike Air Max technology and a slew of Spring/Summer 2019 lookbooks and collaborations.

Spike Lee's Custom "Oscar" Air Jordan 3s

Spike Lee revealed a custom pair of "Oscar" Air Jordan 3's before he took the stage for his acceptance speech last night. The pair sports a gold upper, including gold cement print, black and white midsole, red sockliner and clear outsole. A larger than normal Jumpman is on one rear heel tab while the other sports a 40 Acres and A Mule logo, the logo of Lee's production company.


atmos is celebrating Air Max Day early with the release of VISIBLE by atmos AIR MAX MAGAZINE. The zine celebrates Nike's Air Max technology over the years and also highlights the silhouettes atmos collaborated on. Additionally, there is an interview with the Tokyo winner of the On Air contest, Yuta Yukuman. You can pre-order the collectible item starting February 26 on and purchase it in-store starting March 4.

Modernica x Vans Vault

Furniture maker Modernica and Vault by Vans have teamed up to create a lineup of footwear with matching chairs. The Modernica Shell Chair is offered in three patterns: checkerboard, palm leaf and Hawaiian, which are also available on the Style 36 LX and Slip-On LX. You can head over to select Vans Vault stockists like Blends to purchase now.

monkey time x Columbia Sportswear Black Label Spring/Summer 2019

Included with monkey time's Spring/Summer 2019 collection are pieces done alongside Columbia Sportswear's Black Label. The selection included a Hockomock Point Jacket, Nass Pines Crew and Rock Garden Hat. Limited quantity was available through UNITED ARROWS.

Arc'teryx Veilance Rebrands to Just Veilance

Arc'teryx Veilance is celebrating its 10th anniversary by changing its name to simply Veilance. The brand will remain under the Arc'teryx umbrella but its simplified name will now reflect its new design identity too. Spring/Summer 2019 will be the first collection under the new brand name. Learn more at

INTERACTION #1 A.P.C. x Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi and A.P.C. collided for a collaborative capsule collection that featured a bright red Hell Jacket, Dream On cardigan, jeans and tees as well as sneakers. The 10 items for Spring/Summer 2019 are the first in A.P.C.'s INTERACTION series which will feature various artists. You can purchase the pieces on and in-store. 


Japanese brand COOTIE PRODUCTIONS has started to roll out pieces from its Spring/Summer 2019 collection. A selection of boxy shorts and pants are complemented with a standout black and white floral shirt as well as striped pieces. You can shop the collection on