April 28, 2008

Nuit Blanche Keith Haring Candles

Keith Haring, a 80s New York-based pop culture artist, teamed up with Nuit Blanche to create a few candles. Nuit Blache is a company aiming to combine images of modern art with confectionery items. The candles come in 4 scents: Caramel, Ginger, Santal, and Cinnamon Orange. The four candles come in different colors all with signature Keith Haring graphics such as his Radiant Baby. These candles are sure to make your room smell nice all night long. Now available at Colette.

Source: Hypebeast

(UP)Rising Sonz! by Scott Kinsey and Mark Felt

(UP)Rising Sonz! is a pictorial adventure produced by Scott Kinsey and Mark Felt which outlines the creative driving forces behind Japanese sub-cultures. Through art and skating, this mixture allows for innovative styles and visual communication that is unseen anywhere else in the world. A large generation of Japanese youth under the influence of art and skateboarding have now had a lasting and significant effect on worldwide culture. The book is currently for sale through the book's website.

Source: Hypebeast

April 26, 2008

ACU "Business As Usual" Tee

JUICE has recently re-opened and for the occasion CLOT released a limited edition "Business As Usual" T-shirt. For the assurance of CLOT fans that ACU will still continue business, they have also released an ACU variation of the tee. The ACU tee will come in black instead, using the same Neon design, but "Can't Stop Won't Stop" is replaced with "Still Running the Block", and the yellow JUICE store logo is now the red store logo of ACU Shanghai. These shop tees will be on sale this weekend exclusively at ACU.

Source: Bigz

April 25, 2008

Samurize x Devilock Practice Wear

Samurize magazine has teamed up with Devilock on another capsule of soccer inspired products. The matching kit sets are designed to reflect the walking billboard aesthetics proliferating itself on kits around the world. Three colorways are available including black, white and gray. Available now at eproze.

Source: Hypebeast

Madfoot! 2008 April Releases

All new styles from Japanese footwear brand Madfoot! have released. Little guesswork is ever needed when seeing what Nike model has inspired any of Madfoot!'s collection, and any C&D efforts which we assume have gone done seem to be fruitless. The Predator Hi seen here is available in five colors combining the right combo of subtly and pop with the use of patent and metallics.

Source: Hypebeast

April 24, 2008

Supreme "by Any Means" Yankees New Era

Better pictures have surfaced of the "By Any Means" New Era from Supreme. Similar to the Harlem New Eras from past seasons, Supreme has taken the official Yankees MLB on-field baseball cap and added their own custom embroidery. The hat features an eye catching cursive font on the front of the hat as well as "Supreme Team" and "No Love" detailing on the back and sides respectively. The hat is already available at Amazingstore.

Source: Hypebeast

April 23, 2008

Energy C Series 8 Perfume by COMME des GARCONS

Citrus scents are at the root of COMME des GARCONS' latest series of perfume. With the tagline "Wake Up, feel positive, be positive", the separate scents feature orange, lemon and lime as each creates a fresh spritz of vitamin scents. Available now at colette.

Source: Hypebeast

April 22, 2008

GOODS x Stussy Deluxe "Built To Last" 5th Anniversary Collection

GOODS' 5th anniversary will be marked by a stellar collaboration with Stussy Deluxe. The comprehensive range will include t-shirts, crew necks, hats and skate decks as a tribute to the popular and successful Seattle retailer. There has yet to be a release date set for the "Built To Last" collection, however check GOODS for more information.

Source: Hypebeast

April 21, 2008

Bad Brains x Supreme Collection

Founding fathers of the hardcore punk movement, Bad Brains has teamed up with Supreme on a collection of apparel and sneakers. The diverse nature of Bad Brains created an eclectic sound that included a mix of punk, metal, jazz and reggae. The Rastafarian combo have broken up and reformed over the years, now manned by the classic and current lineup of singer H.R., guitarist Dr. Know, bassist Darryl Jennifer, and drummer Earl Hudson. The collection includes a three-pack of Vans SK8-Hi's, two t-shirts and a Harrington jacket. The roll out will begin April 24th at Supreme LA and NY, while Japan will release their capsules on April 26th in Daikanyama/Harajuku and April 27th in Osaka/Fukuoka.

Source: Hypebeast

April 20, 2008

Lupe Fiasco x Dr. Romanelli "Glow in the Dark" Leather Bomber Tour Jackets

As part of the ongoing "Glow in the Dark" tour featuring Kanye West, Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco and N.E.R.D., world renowned jacket designer Dr. Romanelli and graphic designer Nathan Cabrera have created a special piece for rising music star Lupe Fiasco. The leather bomber tour jacket features a laser etched design revealing intricate art work originally seen on Lupe's "The Cool" album cover. The jacket is available exclusively at all the select cities taking part in the "Glow in the Dark" tour.

Source: Hypebeast

Stussy Philadelphia Store

Philadelphia is the birth place of many notable peoples including The Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Roots, and Noam Chomsky. Now it is also home to the newest Stussy store. Stussy opened its doors in Canada and Washington DC lately and the Philadelphia location is its third this year and we are only in the fourth month of 2008. Maleable fluorescent lighting is used to decorate the interior, and we get a little peak at Stussy's official site. Expect much much more from the originators in the fields of fashion and culture, stay tuned.

Source: Hypebeast

April 19, 2008

Kanye West x Nike Part 2

In what amounted to a ridiculous amount of press over Kanye West's Nikes worn at the Grammys, Kanye West was spotted wearing a new colorway of his fabled Nikes on his Glow in the Dark Tour. Straight from Kanye's mouth has slated they will see a retail roll out but no word yet on a date.

Source: Kanye West, Individual Sole

April 18, 2008

Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2008

The international design and furniture fair Salone Internazionale del Mobile recently began on April 16th creating a venue for the latest and greatest in innovative and creative furniture design. The atmosphere is as much a showcase of upcoming furniture as it is an exhibition of art as the curators place a strong emphasis on the aesthetics of each piece, carefully manipulating lighting and colors. Here's a small highlight of the last few days. The show will run until Sunday, April 20th. For more information check Designws.com.

Source: Hypebeast

Silas x Michael Linnell Messenger Bag

The quality of Michael Linnell bags has resulted in the brand becoming the number one go to supplier of bags for the United Kingdom's postal service. In a collaboration that enters the fashion realm, Silas has rebranded one of these quality bags. Two colors include black and blue.

Source: Unbar

April 16, 2008

Formula Drift "Streets of Long Beach" Recap

With the inaugural Formula Drift taking place this past weekend, a sell out crowd of over ten thousand people were on hand to witness the latest craze in motorsports. Among the attendees were Rob Dyrdek and the Rogue Status crew, Catherine Kluthe (Miss Formula DRIFT) and Rampage Quentin Jackson (UFC Light Heavyweight Champion). The eventual winner was Chris Forsberg in his Nissan 350Z. The next stop on the tour is at Road Atlanta's "Feel the Heat" on May 9th and 10th.

Photography: J. Martinez @ The ID Agency
Source: Hypebeast

Futura Laboratories Dirty Paint Denim Series

Futura Laboratories has released a new series of denim under the moniker Dirty Paint. The three styles each include ample use of paint splatter while two of the pairs feature iconic Futura images including the Pointman and Atomic Ring. Each piece has been hand treated and will release later this week. Prices are set at ¥39,000 JPY (approximately $384 USD).

Source: Hypebeast

Nom de Guerre Fall/Winter 2008 Lookbook

Since 2003, New York Collective Nom de Guerre have created stunning collections. "The World As Will And Idea" is their properly titled Fall/Winter 2008 Collection. With the high-end military theme in effect they have designed amazing clothing combining modern fashion with an emphasis on basics. Be sure to check out their latest lookbook for the current season along with past work on the Nom De Guerre website available now.

Source: Nom de Guerre

April 15, 2008

Fiberops x Altamont Fall 2008 Collection

Fiberop's Alyasha Owerka-Moore worked on a collection for Altamont Apparel, head designed by Pro Skater Andrew Reynolds. Featured are cut and sew garments with outstanding sophistication. Based on a monochromatic palette the collection is of upmost quality and craftsmanship. In extremely limited quantities this collection consisting of a Garage Jacket, Mohair Sweater, Hoody, T-Shirt and Pro-Tex Blue Jean will be available for Altamont's Fall 2008 Release. Be sure to check their website for further news on this collaboration.

Source: Hypebeast

Onitsuka Tiger Vending Machine

It was bound to happen. Following in the footsteps of cigarettes, hot meals, and a lot of wierder stuff, your favorite sneakers will be available in a vending machine in case you run out suddenly. Onitsuka Tiger is Japan's original sneaker brand made infamous by its appearance in Kill Bill. The creative minds there have made a vending machine for trainers available to those in the London area on Carnaby Street. If you're in the area on the 14-16th April, you may have a chance to win a pair from the machine. Go check out this stunt for your self, and make sure you have crisp bills for the machine.

Source: Hypebeast

April 14, 2008

Bape 2008 Spring/Summer April Release

Here's a look at a handful of releases that dropped this past Sunday at Bape Hong Kong. These all came on the heels of a huge Saturday event at the Hong Kong flagship store which included an appearance by Bape founder Nigo. The releases seen here are highlighted by rugs, room socks and other accessories as well as the yellow release of the SpongeBob t-shirt. Available now at Bape Hong Kong.

Source: Hypebeast

"Gag Me With A Toon" Opening

The “Gag Me With A Toon” art show kicked off Saturday April 5th with an opening reception at the Melt Gallery off of Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. This show is an amazing collection of artwork featuring iconic cartoon characters from the 80’s. The show was curated by Steven Daily who assembled works from such artists as Craola, Jeff McMillan, Kyle Ng, Jon Schnepp, Jim Mahfood, Mike Kelley, Steven Daily and many more. Cartoon legends from The Smurfs, The Transformers, G.I. Joe, The Snorkels, Disney’s Snow White, and others are all represented in a whole new light. The show runs through April 27th. Pieces are available for sale at http://www.meltcomics.com.

Source: Hypebeast

SigZane x Kicks/Hi Brown Olako New Era 59FIFTY Fitted Cap

Another Kicks/HI collabo with SigZane, a meeting of Hawaiian crafts with street culture. Kicks/HI as you know is one of Hawaii's premium street boutiques and are especially known for their woven dunk with Nike a while back. This time around, SigZane chose a ocean current/coral pattern for their newest collaboration, and placed it in a checkered pattern on the cap. This version emulates a LV pattern so this satisfies those with a luxurious taste as well as those seeking traditional cultural satisfaction. Check out the SigZane site for a deeper interpretation of the hat's patterns.

Source: Strictly Fitteds

N. Hoolywood 2008 Spring/Summer "After Sputnik" Collection

A further series of products have released as part of N. Hoolywood's retrospective collection "After Sputnik". The overall theme of the spring/summer collection is the previous look into back and forth battle for space supremacy. These most recent t-shirts are all related to various space events including sequence shots of rocket launches and a symbolic shot of a chimpanzee, who were among the first astronauts used by NASA.

Source: Revolution Information

April 13, 2008

Acapulco Gold Spring '08 T-Shirts

Acapulco Gold has released their Spring 2008 t-shirts and the Reed Space in NYC is among the first stores to have them in stock. Familiar designs and classic pieces out of their collection are coming back this season and have been given some new flavor as well.

source: Highsnobriety

April 12, 2008

David Z x Saucony Teaser

After successfully working with Asics and Red Wing last year, David Z is about to introduce another collaboration project. Thanks to Nicekicks we have a first look at two upcoming David Z x Saucony sneakers.

Source: Highsnobriety

Fuct 2008 F/W "Flake" Children's Collection

Generally described as having bright colors and loud graphics, streetwear's style is actually very fitting for kids, and Fuct is one of the first to jump on that market. Here we give you a preview of Fuct's 2008 Fall Children's collection. The collection includes tees, long sleeves, hoodies, and jackets. As usual, Fuct puts in their own style and created some pieces that might be hard to get past the parents.

Source: Hypebeast

Undercover "The Sound and the Fury" Tee

Here is a look at the new Jun Takahashi's creation for Undercover. This new tee will be introduced to the public on April 19th, during "The sound and the Fury" event held by Undercover Japan at Laputa Garden in Matsuyama. True to his Bizare-but-kawaii style, Undercover pays tribute to the William Faulkner southern gothic novel which match perfectly with the japanese label philosophy.

Source: Hypebeast

The Hundreds Box Logo T-Shirts

Here the latest from The Hundreds. They just released in their online store these box logo t-shirts. They come in different colorways and feature Adam The Bomb on the back!

source: highsnobriety

Estevan Oriol 2008 Spring/Summer Collection

Estevan Oriol's hard lined rugged style of photography has released another collection of t-shirts for 2008 spring/summer season. Estevan Oriol has been an integral part of the scene that goes far beyond the scope of his photographic endeavors. Among the t-shirts seen here is one featuring rapper and ride pimper extraordinaire Xzibit. The collection is available for sale now through Upper Playground.

Source: Hypebeast

April 11, 2008

Freshjive 2008 Spring Tees

"Things turn gray" is the slogan for the following Freshjive t-shirts for Spring '08. While other brands are putting out brightly colored one-tones, Fresh Jive is putting out slightly more pessimistic and low-key images and colors. The "Lords of Los Angeles" Tees seem to refer to a "Warriors" type theme and the old style gangs concept we saw during winter. If you look carefully there is also a "Raiders-esque" logo on the sleeve, the favoured logo of LA OG's. Themes overall are of rebellion and deliquency; vintage bike racing, punk collages and axe diplomacy.

Source: Hypebeast

BBC | Ice Cream 2008 Spring/Summer Collection April Release

Here's a look into BBC | Ice Cream's 2008 spring/summer collection this month. The collection is highlighted by various image intensive pieces some could consider true to the roots of BBC | Ice Cream. The products seen here will be available this Saturday at BBC | Ice Cream Hong Kong.

Source: Hypebeast

ROCSTAR 2008 Spring/Summer Collection

ROCSTAR is a newer branch of the hectic family, with themes rooted in electronic music. You can see keyboard themed images and a bit of black humor. We see some remixes of Arab scarfs, and homage to Biggie and Pink Floyd that will appeal to a wide crowd. Rocstar is available at all Hectic stores and stockists.


April 10, 2008

Fred Perry Blank Canvas S/S '08 - &Son

Fred Perry presents a new partner of the Blank Canvas project for Spring/Summer 2008. They worked this time with &Son, a creative practice established in 2007 by the stylists Simon Foxton and Nick Griffiths.

Somewhat similar to the DavidDavid collaboration, &Son worked with a lot of colors and panels on the classic Fred Perry polo shirt. Expect these to be in stores any week now. Pic via Houyhnhnm.

Flight Club NY Reopening

Flight Club Greene Street, the original location of Flight Club, has reopened. Located on 254 Greene Street in Manhattan (just south of 8th street, to the north east of Washington Square Park), this redesigned FCNY Greene Street now accepts both new and used footwear of the highest quality and exclusivity. The reopening of this store also represents Flight Club having four brick and mortar stores (2 in NY, 1 in LA and one in Japan) to compliment its world-famous online speciality shop.

Source: Hypebeast

Undefeated Spring 2008 Drop 2.0

The Undefeated US Chapter Stores will be releasing the Drop 2.0 of the Spring 2008 collection this coming Saturday, April 12th. Some pieces of the drop are out already in Japan or Europe, so we concentrate on the product that you have not seen so far.

Source: Highsnobriety

3sixteen x Sabrevision Sunday Sunglasses

3Sixteen is at it again, and this time they teamed up with OC-based sunglasses manufacturer, Sabrevision, to create their very first sunglasses design. With Sabrevision's Sunday frame as a base, 3Sixteen added marbled acetate frame, smoked gradient lenses, and the classic 3Sixteen script logo engraved on the left leg. The sunglasses have three colorways: Amber, Blue, and Grey, and will come in a special custom dust bag. It will be available at select 3Sixteen accounts in June. The new royalty is definitely taking over the reigns with their ever-expanding product lines.

Source: Hypebeast

Converse x Pepsi Phone Strap

For their 100th celebration, Converse keeps coming out with surprising and creative products, and this time they teamed up with Pepsi to create these cell phone straps. It seems that Converse spared no details with these little shoes, with print on the back heel, nice texture over the upper, and bottom sole pattern. There are a total of 12 models, including Jack Purcell, Chuck All Star, Larry Bird's and many other models that are making a comeback for this project. These will be nice accessories to add to the collection.

Source: Kenlu

April 9, 2008

Goodenough Spring '08 New Releases

Goodenough has released some of their products for 2008, including some tees and plaid button-downs. Some pieces within the collection represents the idea of flocking with dot designs that almost resemble crop circles. The neon shirts that comes in black, white, and yellow will definitely brighten up any room with a glowing graphic design. It seems like no matter what they come out with, it's always more than good enough for us!

Source: Figure

Sense Organ Lab x Leftfoot T-shirt

With design work coming from talented Taiwanese based artist Jahan, retailers Sense Organ Lab and Leftfoot have teamed up for this collaborative effort. A black t-shirt can be seen with a skull and bones and the names of both stores. The project marks the fledging Taiwanese market which has expanded rapidly in recent times.

Source: Sense Organ

April 8, 2008

Damien Hirst x Warhol Factory x Levi's Pop-Up Shop Launch Party

The launch event for the Damien Hirst x Warhol Factory x Levi's collaboration featuring art meets consumerism took place this past Saturday. The event featured lavish displays of denim, splashed furiously with multiple colors of paint outliving their purpose as apparel and reaching into the legion of art. One pair of denim was allegedly priced at $80,000 USD. The pop-up shop is currently open at Santa Monica's Fred Segal Man.

Source: Supertouch

Triple Threat New Balance MT580 "Synthetic" Series

Here's a preview of the next "Triple Threat" Release. The Stussy x Hectic X NB releases have been a huge success for years, and recently Undefeated Japan has been getting in on the collabos. Your will be able to pick up the STUSSY×UNDEFEATED×HECTIC Triple Threat New Balance MT580 "Synthetic" on April 28th at the your offical suppliers.

Source: Stussystyle

A Bathing Ape 2008 Summer Book

A Bathing Ape's 2008 Summer Book deserves every bit of the title book as it combines not only a fresh look into Bape's upcoming collections but also editorial content often including interviews and features. The books often come complete with exclusive products to complete the package. The April 18th release of the A Bathing Ape 2008 Summer Collection book will also include a Bape Kids 2008 Spring/Summer 2008 Collection book as well. Check your local import book store for availability.

source: hypebeast

MTV Yo! MTV Raps x Puma Part 3

The incredible success of Puma's recent detailing of classic hip-hop has inevitably led to their third release revolving around the iconic TV show Yo! MTV Raps. Ironically, the program is set for a return of re-run episodes later this month on April 20th. This most recent pack of sneakers includes the First Round, RS100 and Suede. Available mid-March at select Puma retailers.

Source: Mita Sneakers