Beats by Dr. Dre being recently acquired by Apple may or may not have something to do with the “Samurai” version of the Studio V2 headphones designed to have appeal to its international Japanese audience. The “Samurai” headphones’ classic Japanese aesthetic is implied by the deep indigo blue and bright red derived from ancient traditional Japanese [...]


From where the high-fashion Paris universe of Maison Martin Margiela meets the tried and true Americana of Converse comes the second coming of a collection that matches a classic sneaker with a (paint) splash of couture. After a very successful run last year, Chuck Taylor and Jack Purcell models have once again been given the Margiela white “overpaint” treatment [...]


We’re long time fans of the people over at Best Made, who specialize in handcrafted goods that live up to their name (our favorite probably being the Axe & Axe Sling). Now they’ve teamed up with world renowned Japanese swordsmith/knifemaker Toshiki Nambu to craft a set of Jiro Ono-worthy kitchen knives. The 71-year old artisan [...]


5 Sep
Chuck Taylor All Stars & Jack Purcells get doused in white

Maison Martin Margiela and Converse keep their much anticipated collaboration true to their particular styles with very simple takes on two of the latter’s most iconic silhouettes. Both the Chuck Taylor All Star Hi and Jack Purcell models get outfitted in Maison Martin Margiela’s signature crispy white. But it’s not just white canvas or leather, but [...]


30 Aug
Clean white upper, perforated stripes & green accents

Every man should own at least one pair of Stan Smiths. No, scratch that — every man, woman and child alive should own a pair of Stan Smiths. In fact, they should have charities where they gift Stan Smiths to Congolese children who don’t have shoes (they really should do that). Along with the Chuck [...]


28 Aug
The Old Dirty Bastard live & uncut

As Danny Brown prepares for the release of his much-hyped album OLD, due September 30th, he releases this clip for the aptly titled “ODB”. While surely a reference to the great Dirt Dog, aka Dirt McGirt, it also cheekily references the common barb thrown at Brown that he’s, well, old. An old ass bastard, one [...]


2 Aug
An unraveling meth dealer meets Percy Bysshe Shelley

In typical esoteric aplomb, Breaking Bad teases its upcoming final (half) season by having Heisenberg read a portion of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s famous poem “Ozymandias”. The poem — which portends the decline and eventual disintegration of all great empires — seems especially fitting for the final eight episodes of creator Vince Gilligan’s epic tale of [...]


2 Jul
Reconstructed of premium leather in black & white colorway

A couple weeks ago we did a preview of the mastermind JAPAN x adidas Originals final sneaker collection, and today we get to highlight our favorite pair. Adidas’ Rivalry Hi silhouette get the typical mastermind JAPAN treatment, which means they’re constructed of high quality premium materials in a black and white colorway. Of course expect [...]

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