Mo’ Wax Records has reached drinking age, and officially joined the shelves of music history/urban archaeology. Never one to shy away from commercial collaborations, their new “Build and Destroy” line with NikeLab is only the latest. Created in cahoots with Mo’ Wax founder James Lavelle, the “Build and Destroy” collection features the Mo’ Wax remix of the Nike Blazer sneaker (shown above). […]

4 Feb
French styled white leather high-top with navy piping

A.P.C. lays its white-gloved Parisian mitts on Nike’s retro Blazer silhouette for a limited edition sneaker for their Spring/Summer 2014 collection. The handsome high-top shoe utilizes a white leather upper, white swoosh, white laces and white midsole for a super clean look, and then gives it a bit of pop with navy piping around the […]

11 Apr
An update of the sneaker which originally premiered in 1972

  Nike’s 1977 silhouette is actually just an an update of the Blazer sneaker which came out originally in 1972. Of course a few changes were made including toebox skirting and more perforations below the telltale Swoosh. This version features a bold multi-color zigzag Swoosh and bright orange branding on the heel and tongue. Pre-order it over […]

12 Oct
A hunting & military interpretation for Watanabe's latest season

Fresh from Junya Watanabe’s latest season of his coveted MAN collection comes the Quilted Tweed Blazer, a hunting classic reinterpreted with military touches, woven leather buttons, corduroy collar trim, suede elbow patches and a visually arresting vibrant blue lining. As usual, Watanabe’s vision is on point — there’s very little the Comme des Garçons designer crafts […]

Blazers can do wonders for outfits. They dress up casual wear instantly and intensify the seriousness of business wear, yet they aren’t the most comfortable pieces to wear all day. Quintessential British luxury house Burberry London has tailored a neat fit, slim lapel blazer made from modern fabric so it can be packed into the […]

8 Dec
Classic 1973 basketball high-tops re-issued

Nike Vintage Nylon Blazer Hi is a blast from the past. The Nike reissue of the classic 1973 basketball sneakers is now made with ballistic nylon, and comes in bright red and blue colors. The ultra clean, minimal design recalls the early days of the high-top, and is now available for pre-order at END for […]

30 Mar
A.K.A. very expensive workman's wear

One of the most timeless pieces in streetwear — the Carhartt fleece hoodie — gets its collaboration treatment applied with NYC/Milan designer Adam Kimmel. Kimmel combines materials and cuts from his own ultra-exclusive label to Carhartt’s classic pieces, the end result being some very expensive Carhartt workman’s wear. Everything from blazers and slacks to tees […]

All the pieces in Junya Watanabe Comme Des Garcon’s blazer collection for 2011 have an aspect of casual sportiness to them — even while walking the line of modernity. As Riccardi Boston says of the Spring Summer 2011 Collection: “For the past few seasons Junya has been straddling the line between uberpreppy college dropout and […]