Poledancing has gone from the lapdancer’s world into the frontier of fitness fads, but is here represented for its artfulness in Nowness‘ “Pole Positions” art video. Directed by George Harvey, award-winning poledancer Sarah Scott is shown in black and white, in slow motion, depicting the pole art as one evocative enough to tug heart strings just as much as […]


2 May
Foamo, Dog Blood, Aaliyah, Daft Punk, Diplo & more

Grammy-nominated and Parisienne-bred producer DJ Snake has been on a tear recently, breaking out in 2013 with “Bird Machine”, and this year with the proper massive “Turn Down For What” with Lil Jon. This was after a slew of his trap-heavy remixes for the likes of pop heavyweights like Lady Gaga, T-Pain and Diddy. Currently on a far-flung […]


16 Sep
Leather luxury footwear for Fall/Winter 2013 collection

adidas Originals takes its Enforcer Mid silhouette and fits the upper in a “Pellegrini Snakeskin” print. The leather uppers come in brown or grey/black, lending the 1990’s basketball shoe an unmistakeable luxury sheen. Not surprising, as adidas is an originator in using animal prints for their high-end sneakers. The Enforcer Mids feature a Velcro ankle strap, […]


29 Jan
Air Jordan 1 High & MELO M9s get the Chinese viper treatment

Just like everyone else in the sneaker game, Nike’s Jordan Brand is getting into Year Of the Dragon celebration. The Chinese just might be growing into an important market — you heard it here first, kids — so it’s hardly a mystery why top brands are climbing over each other to fully represent the celebration […]


18 Jan
30 points of articulation in military ninja bodysuit

Hot Toys makes some of the most hyper-realistic “toys” out there, to the point that they make the nerd in me want to hide under my comforter, make a pillow fort and get in an all-out WWIII-style deathmatch with my vintage Robotech figures (I totally give the edge to Rick Hunter). The latest addition to […]


18 Jan
2 high-tops & 1 low-top in premium snakeskin detailing

Converse is getting into the Year of the Snake footwear trend with their own tribute to the Chinese New Year. Taking their iconic Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers, two high-tops and one low, Converse is crafting the shoes all with snakeskin-imitating leather uppers. The black shoes offset the snakeskin detailing with soft premium leather, while […]


15 Aug
Latest high quality collaboration of high fashion & sport

In its continuation of its highly successful collaborative line with Japanese designer Miharayasuhiro since 2000, Puma releases the MY-61 “Snake” collection, which will make its official debut at select Puma stockists in the very near future. The mesmerizing reflexive grey snakeskin is paired off with an upward swooping foxing band on the side to make […]


12 Jan
The top of the line GT500 Super Snake will cost you $110,000+

To honor the 50th anniversary of the legendary Shelby Mustang, Ford is releasing a new line of Anniversary Edition Shelby GTS, GT350 and Super Snake vehicles. Only 50 white and 50 black of each Shelby model will be produced, each outfitted with triple gold stripes to signify the golden anniversary. The lowest level 2012 Shelby […]