Sunday, July 22, 2018

HUF Pays Homage to Japanese Counterculture for Fall 2018






HUF just unveiled its Fall 2018 lookbook, showcasing a striking range of apparel that celebrates Japanese counterculture. The warm-season assemblage boasts all-over print varsity jackets, shirting with peepshow prints, and graphic tees with exotic sign lettering. Moreover, the color palette for the range draws inspiration from the “surreal glow of colorful neon signs suffusing hazy city nights,” said the skate mainstay in a statement. Completing the lineup is the all-new Hupper 2 hi counterpart equipped with trademark infinity rubber, 3D foxing tape, perfshock insoles, and rubber shield barriers for improved durability during wear.
The collection is set to release at HUF’s online shop and flagship stores on August 19. The Hupper 2 hi sneaker will be made available on August 26. Browse the lookbook above and let us know your thoughts. via Hypebeast.com

Nike Kobe 1 Proto "All-Star"





Having recently debuted in an “MPLS” scheme and UNDEFEATED “Friends and Family” editionNike‘s Kobe 1 Protro continues this month’s reveals with an “All Star” colorway that looks to the past.
This classic color scheme references the OG Nike Zoom Kobe 1 sneaker Kobe Bryant wore during the 2006 NBA All-Star Game. The modern Protro model features a white leather upper, “Varsity Red” at the ankle collar and outsole, black at the Swoosh, medial panel and midsole, as well as the contrast stitching.
The Nike Kobe 1 Protro “All-Star” is slated to drop in August for a retail price of $175 at Nike’s web store and Nike Basketball stockists. via Hypebeast.com

BAPE X ADIDAS ORIGINALS ADICOLOR COLLECTION









A BATHING APE and adidas Originals have joined forces once again, this time for an apparel capsule featuring tracksuits and logo tees. Each piece is covered in BAPE's signature 1st Camo print, offered in a quartet of tonal adicolor shades: red, black, blue and the original green. Dual Ape Head and Trefoil branding is the finishing throughout the range. Scroll through the gallery below for a detailed look at each piece and expect the collection to hit BAPE stores andbape.com on July 28. via FreshnessMag.com

ADIDAS DEBUTS HOME AND AWAY JERSEYS FOR THE LAPSTONE & HAMMER FOOTBALL CLUB






Philadelphia's Lapstone & Hammer has partnered with adidas to create a collection of pro jerseys based on a fictional soccer franchise, the L.F.H.C. (Lapstone & Hammer Football Club). The adidas ClimaCool jerseys arrive in "home" and "away" editions. The former is finished in black with a V-neck ribbed collar and black tonal 3-stripes on the shoulder, while the white has contrasting black on the crewneck trim and shoulder stripes. Both feature an adidas logo hit and L.F.H.C. crest, complemented with Lapstone & Hammer across the chest. There are also alternate editions featuring sponsor logos, each representing a local Philly restaurant. Retailing for $60, the jerseys will be available in-store starting July 21st at Lapstone & Hammer. via FreshnessMag.com

Make your PHOTOS & VIDEOS more PROFESSIONAL!

Why the Streetwear Community Sucks PT. 2

adidas Skateboarding presents 20|50

Nike SB | Ishod Wair | Back On My BS

Friday, July 6, 2018

Star Trak Joins BBC for Nostalgic Collaboration












Pharrell and The Neptunes‘s defunct record label, Star Trak, is returning to the limelight, thanks to Billionaire Boys Club. The pair have linked up to release a special capsule saluting the label’s history, focusing entirely on the Star Trak logo. The understated, monochrome range showcases the branding across a variety of tees, appearing as a large back print, miniscule chest print and even stretched across the sleeves of two long-sleeved shirts. Accompanying the T-shirts is a pair of caps embroidered with the Star Trak logo.
Look for the collaborative collection to hit Billionaire Boys Club’s website and NYC flagship on July 7. via Hypebeast.com
I must say a few words on this one. This collection is clean, basic, to the point yet effective. By far, one of my favorite collars in recent day. -The Real Dwayne Allen

VANS SK8-HI (CLASSIC TUMBLE) - VANS BLACK/WHITE






The Classic Tumber Sk8-Hi combines the legendary lace-up high top with sturdy synthetic uppers, re-enforced toecaps to withstand repeated wear, padded collars for support and flexibility, and signature rubber waffle outsoles. via SnerkerPolitics.com

Nike Vapormax Flyknit 2 Spiderman





Striking summer colors of Nike’s Vapormax 2 continue to roll out, as after the oft-delayed “Volt” Vapormax 2s received a July 5th release date, there’s now another boldly-colored “Spiderman” pair set to release later in the month. Featuring a color scheme that the web-swinger himself would surely love, the shoes boast a bright red Flyknit upper with black accents courtesy of the midfoot swoosh, tongue branding, and Flywire lacing cables. An orange plastic heel cage adds a striking contrast, and cushioning arrives via a royal blue Vapormax unit that features further orange detailing on the outsole. The shoe’s look is completed with an orange heel tab featuring a small swatch of reflective material and an interesting insole that features an abstract pattern. If these colorful Vapormax get your Spidey senses tingling, you’ll be able to pick up a pair July 19th on Nike.com. via SneakerNews.com