17 Sep
Yes, this exists #selfie #wealldeservetodie

Chris Cowan Sanluis, fashion designer to the stars, has teamed up with the tech brand Acer to make us all a shiny reminder that the world has completely gone to shit — in a fun, earthbound-Barbarella sort of way. What you have here is more than a sparkly pink sequined sombrero. Because this is actually a […]


19 Apr
Ever subtle ultra-luxury kicks for a $1,100 bargain

There aren’t many people that can make Jeremy Scott appear subtle, but Christian Louboutin is definitely one of them. Personally I prefer Scott because there’s a difference between flamboyant and garish, although Scott definitely walks that line too. (In his defense, however, you don’t see any Real Housewives Of Atlanta fiending for, and mispronouncing, Scott’s Totem […]


29 Mar
The classic footwear design gets bold for Spring/Summer 2013

What is normally one of the more conservative of all footwear designs, the wingtip, is getting heavily rinsed for Spring Summer 2013. Sure other less conventional wingtips have been offered before, but two takes on the timeless silhouette by Christian Louboutin and MIHARAYASUHIRO certainly spare no expense to catch eyes. Christian Louboutin’s “Tyronito” adds black […]


8 Jan
A legend meets Australian plastic skateboard company

Infamous skateboarding legend Christian Hosoi has signed with Penny Skateboards as an ambassador and more importantly as a rider for the nascent Australian company. “I wanted to work with Penny because after riding all the plastic boards on the market nothing felt as good under my feet as a Penny,” stated Hosoi, which carries a lot of […]


5 Sep
Is the universe trying to tell me something today?

Christian Hosoi sure seems to be exorcising a lot of demons lately, first and foremost with his My Life as a Skateboarder, Junkie, Inmate & Pastor book. I guess he wants all the kids to learn from his past mistakes, which must be the motivation for this latest video he made for Vans, under their […]


21 Feb
Ultra-luxury Gingham high-tops for Spring/Summer 2012

Christian Louboutin continues his foray into the realm of ultra luxury sneakers with this latest iteration of his Louis Flat silhouette. The classic “Louis” has been made over for Spring/Summer 2012 in checkered vichy fabric, and finished in metallic specchio. You can get your own Italian-made limited edition patent leather gingham high-tops for $795. via […]


20 Feb
The story of Powell Peralta's legendary 1980s skateboard crew

When the Madman was not but a wee Mad Grommet, he stumbled across The Search For Animal Chin VHS tape and the world entered another era. That was my introduction to the Bones Brigade, and the Powell Peralta skate universe in general. Featuring all All Star roster of 80s skating talent — including Steve Caballero, […]


13 Dec
Ultra-luxury high tops with signature red rubber sole

True, Christian Loubouton may be better known for his high heels than his kicks, but lately his assault on the men’s sneaker game has been full tilt. These Rantus Orlato sneakers have come out in various iterations, but few are as attention grabbing as the latest version crafted entirely out of leopard print ponyhair. Featuring […]