Returning from Nike Sportswear is the Dunk Destroyer Pack, back for it's third round. This time, however, there will be matching apparel released along with the pack. There is no word yet on how many different Destroyer Dunk High's will be released, but there are supposed to be four colorways in this drop : black, green, red, and blue. The apparel in this release include a Varsity Jacket as well as a crewneck sweatshirt which both feature the Nike Destroyers embroidery. The jacket goes for $125, the Crewneck for $75, and the Dunks at $125. This pack is dropping this month at select Nike Sportswear Urban retailers.
November 11, 2008
The Married to the MOB Worldwide Fitted Hats has just dropped in time for the holidays and are available in three colorways: pink, white and grey. The hats retail at $50 each. You can get them at the MOB Shop.
The "Adam Bomb" has become a personal favourite of ours. We are excited to announce that The Hundreds will release this mascot in conjunction with Medicom Toys. On Thursday, the 13th, THSF and THLA will both have this drop. Although 1000 pieces were made, only 500 will become available in 2008, so be sure to get your own.
November 10, 2008
As the holiday season draws near, labels are getting ready to head up some releases. Thanks to our friends at Carrot Clothing, you can see some of their Holiday '08 releases here. A special aspect to this catalog is the involvement of Estevan Oriol. The tees feature everything from Oriol's name to the iconic carrot. With each piece limited to 100 per style, be sure to get yours before they're gone. Head over to their Site to see the rest of the releases or to their North American retailers Culture Kings and Hello Rumors.
November 8, 2008
Takashi Murakami always gives us that "WOW" factor. Recently, he teamed up with Louis Vuitton to work on the LV flaship store on 5th Ave in New York. Together, they designed a stunning landmark that no one can miss. Upon the building, a signature multi-colored monogram print covers the whole of the store. This store also features a "bag bar" that is often seen in LV stores around the world but with moving parts. Next time you're in New York, be sure to check it out.
The Adam Bomb is the famous mascot of The Hundreds. You can see him on their caps, clothing, toys, and now their pillows. On November 13th, The Hundreds will release the Adam Bomb pillows which feature this awesome little character. They will hit TH LA and TH SF the 13th, so go get your own Adam Bomb pillow.
November 6, 2008
Last night, KAWS held a private reception for his solo exhibition at the Gering & López Gallery in NYC. This exhibition featured some of the artist's most recent art work, including large scale painting in acrylic, sculptures, and his newest project (33 uniquely painted bronze scultures in real life size of KAWS' own severed head). This event played host to some A-list guests such as Pete Wentz, Haze, Dr. Romanelli, and Edison Chen.
Exhibition Dates: November 6th (Thursday) - December 23rd (Tuesday) | 10 am - 6 pm
Here is a preview of the upcoming Stussy tees in celebration of their store front opening in Vancouver. This collection features a combination of Stussy's trademark tribal font and graphics with references to Vancouver. The shop is to open in a few days so we'll keep you posted.
At both of the Hundreds Flagship stores, the first batch of Holiday 2008 releases will drop tomorrow morning at 11 am. As usual, The Hundreds offers a a wide variety of pieces. In this release there are garments including outerwear and cut and sews pieces, with a witty take on the NBA's Thunder dilemma. Head over to The Hundreds SF or LA to get your gear.
November 4, 2008
For those who were unable to attend the launch of the Hi & Lo Tokyo exhibition, which featured artwork from Takashi Murakami and Hiroshi Fujiwara, these two have released a catalog featuring both the process and the products surrounding the exhibit. Also within these pages are interviews with the two artists on art and culture. This catalog is now available at Honeyee Store.
Here we get to look into A Bathing Ape's 2008 Winter catalog. This collection showcases some of the most recent contemporary looks from this label. Modeled by some of the more familiar faces such as Kanye, Big Sean, Pharell, with a special appearance from Nigo, this lineup continues their trademark aesthetic.
Tomorrow, the 5th, will mark the Grand Opening of the new Champate online shop. For those who have signed the newsletter, tomorrow at 9 PM EST, will receive an email containing a link to the new online shop. In the past you have seen some of the lookbook. Tomorrow the missing products will be available for show. Within the next four weeks, all this seasons products should be available for the Champate fans out there. If you haven't signed the newsletter, do it now before tomorrow.
November 2, 2008
As Winter creeps its way into our lives yet again, we are forced to bundle up against the harsh weather it brings. Luckily Stussy has made this a fashionable process for us with their Varsity Jacket. The Stussy I.S.T (Interantional Stussy Tribe) Varsity Jacket comes in Black Wool with Whit leather sleeves and a multi-color sleeve detail. Other colorways will include Red and White as well as Green and White. These are currently available at Stussy Japan Retailers.
Bape has released this new pair of Skullstas from their Fall '08 collection. These sneakers are fairly simplistic and feature an white upper with a Bapesta logo. They also come in five logo colors: silver, black, white, yellow, and navy. These are now available at Bape stores worldwide.
Here you can see the Wings + Horns' seasonal favourite, the Tiger Fleece Hoodie. This piece features a soft fleece body with an uneven color pattern with other quality details including quality riri zippers. Offered in both black and gray colorways along with slim and normal cuts, this hoodie is now available at Blackbird for $168 USD.
October 31, 2008
We have seen some very cool comings from Futura Laboratories, and here is another. FL has decided on releasing their own varsity jacket which combines elements that have become iconic symbols of Futura. In this jacket, we see the normal sleeves which are comprised of leather while wool is used on the front. Futura's tag and Pointman occupy the chest while the back contains further patches. This jacket is now available at FL SHOP.
Together, PHANTACi and Nike have designed a commemorative pack featuring both a leather jacket and an Air Max 1. "The Grand" is the name of this pack and as can be told, the inspiration came from grand pianos and includes hints of ivory keys linked to the use of black and the PHANTACi store color pink as well. The insole holds a piano key print. The leather jacket features Tech-Pack-esque innovation with waterproof zippers. These aren't available as of yet, but perhaps in the near future. We'll keep you informed.
October 28, 2008
Artist KAWS has released many different re-appropriations of iconic cartoons such as the Smurfs and SpongeBob. One that has yet to be released is a private piece done for Pharrell Williams. Upon showing off his new Brooklyn Machine Works fixed gear, this piece can be seen in the background. Is this a future unveiling perhaps?
Here is a new design from top pro Jerry Hsu, who hooked up with Emerica family earlier this year. These shoes feature his signature along with an enjoi twist. This new colorway in the Hsu pro model features enjoi's signature panda along the collar and insoles. This subtle design adds a very nice touch to the sneaker which is now available at select Emerica retailers, found Here.
Here you can see a special product which will be marketed for the Hi & Lo event. Takashi Murakami features his signature flower print artwork on a pair of Visvim's Kiefer Hi co-branded with Hiroshi Fujiwara's fragment design. Together they designed some awesome shoes as well as some tees. This collection is supposed to be released at KaiKai Kiki during the opening of the "Hi & Lo" exhibition on October 31st.