11 Aug
Classic tennis shoe in white-on-white leather & gold branding

Adidas Originals has been doing copious collabs lately involving he classic Stan Smith silhouette, the three most recent reinterpretations being done by the way of the French Boutique Dover Street Market and, as shown here, Barney’s New York. Each variation is the standard Stan Smith (white-on-white leather upper with rubber soles and perforated side) with gold [...]


9 Jul
The 2nd release in a series devoted to classic drum machines

Illustrator and toymaker Patrick Wong has released a limited-edition 3″ resin toy representative of his Beats Series — a collection designed in homage to old-school 12-bit drum machines. This time, Wong anthropomorphizes the legendary E-mu SP-1200 sampler, first released in 1987. With a limited-edition run of  only 50 toys, each is hand-crafted of polyurethane resin and thus to [...]


Jeremy Scott has once again teamed up with Adidas Originals for a new Instinct Hi high-top, their last collaboration being an electric JS Wing sneaker from earlier this Spring. The design for Fall 2014 may have had its wings clipped, but the classic basketball kicks still ring true in a classic, denim blue. Upper made from two-toned washed denim [...]


3 Jul
Italian frames accented with self portrait of pop-art icon

Premier Milano eyewear maker Retrosuperfuture has united with the Andy Warhol Foundation of the Visual Arts to create a series of four classic SUPER frames (the America, Ciccio, Classic and the Drew) each accented with the collaged artwork of Andy Warhol’s self portrait. Frame your face and stand up to the sun in a way that is truly pop [...]


30 Jun
French boots & shoes built for the warmer months

Atelier Heisting, French footwear masters since 1934, have put out a full line of men’s shoes and boots purposed for the warmer months. Ranging from the suede moccasin to Italian leather oxfords and boots, notable accents throughout the line include Norwegian reverse-welted stitching and variations of a rubber-ripple sole. Shop the full line here, starting from about $260 [...]


25 Jun
This summer's shiny rendition of the classic tennis silhouette

Adidas Originals knows well the classic simplicity of the Stan Smith sneaker. It is an icon in sneaker culture, one that is constantly being reinterpreted re-imagined — and this summer the tennis shoe is getting the reflective treatment. Available in either a reflective black or silver colorway, both feature a snakeskin heel panel, tone-matched eyelets, [...]


Well timed with the onset of summer, Vans once again reinvents a classic: the time-honored SK8-hi. Under their higher-end California Collection series, this season’s SK8-hi Zip comes in three versions. Styled with a zipper up the back with a red suede pull-tab and tongue lace loop, the SK8-hi Zip Cali is crafted in premium pebble grain leather with a [...]


28 May
Katsuhiro Otomo's classic goes to Springfield & gets comic bound

Paying homage to the halcyon days of Japanimation and The Simpsons of old comes this revival of Katsuhiro Otomo’s cyberpunk manga classic Akira — as cast by the famed characters of Springfield. Thanks to the lovers of comics and the powers of the Internet, Ryan Humphrey‘s brainchild Bartkira became a massive art collaboration led by James Harvey — enough of a cult hit to eventually [...]

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