16 Sep
Classic kicks get the street mural treatment

Keith Haring, street artist and beloved social activist, was the mind behind the legendary “Crack is Wack” street mural that has been lighting up the park in East Harlem since 1986. And now its iconic images go to Reebok footwear, who also has its roots to popularity tied deeply to the 80’s. In fact, Reebok […]


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 […]


5 Mar
Eye-popping GID treatment for the iconic footwear

The latest option in Converse ‘s iD customization program is a new flip on the iconic Chuck Taylor All-Star sneaker. Now the high-tops are available with an eye-popping Glow-In-the-Dark version, which can be personally customized as needed. There are several options for the  treatment — you can have the entire sneaker glow green, or just individula […]


11 Jul
Italian made stonewash personal luggage

Produced using a special stonewash treatment, this black buffalo leather bag from Rick Owens features one silver zipped interior pocket and a main zip fastening. Accompanied by a pouch with a metal clip chain that can be used for cards, cash or a phone, it can be thrown inside if needed or used separately. As […]


13 May
Europe’s flagship W opens in London, but can the transatlantic cool of the brand be translated?

The second edition of our Checking In series, Lost In A Supermarket’s quest to cover all things we hold most dear (see our review of the gleaming new Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Hong Kong). In this review we jump continents from Hong Kong’s Ritz — now the highest hotel in the world — to the W Hotel […]


28 Apr
The new highest hotel in the world offers paramount luxury

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Checking In, the latest series in Lost In A Supermarket’s quest to cover all things we hold most dear. In this hotel review series sure we’d be tempted to just cover the most expensive or exclusive hotels in the world (who wouldn’t), but that will not be our sole […]


1 Mar
"I am on a drug, it's called Charlie Sheen!"

Man, watching the white-hot snorting disaster that is Charlie Sheen’s unraveling has become 2011’s most compelling train wreck. The whole meltdown received the inevitable Taiwanese animation treatment this weekend, and as can be expected its genius is unbridled. I get the “fire breathing fists” and the strumpet in the bikini — hell, even Chuck Lorre […]