A new study released by University of California Los Angeles researchers shows that children who were denied screen time for five days improved their ability to read nonverbal emotion cues by a greater amount than a control group who had screen time as usual for the same period. Students across both groups self-reported an average of four and a half hours of screen time per school day, so while there are a number of questions raised by the study, the results do give pause for reflection.
Q: My new apartment is a wonderful former-flophouse in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. Almost all of it has been renovated and the building managers decided to leave in the antique fireplace to add to the charm of the apartment. While I love the fireplace, I absolutely hate the old built-in mirror...
Following the return of the silhouette's OG "Fresh Green" colorway this spring, adidas Originals has resurrected the ZX 710 for a premium encore this fall. Available in "Spice Yellow" and "Ash Grey," the luxurious versions of the retro runner see pigskin suede construction with premium leather applications and OG details like a split-tooled outsole, Polypag inserts, and ribbed Three Stripes branding. Look for both takes on the 30-year-old silhouette to hit adidas Originals retailers worldwide September 1.
Where our advanced look at Spring/Summer 2015 found Commune de Paris making interpretations of its mother country, here the Parisian brand makes comparatively refined assertions for fall and winter. Showcased in the "LIBERTE GRANDE" lookbook, the collection centers around artistic layering pieces, with everything down to button-ups harboring quirky color-blocking and detailing. In lieu of traditional basics, Commune de Paris offers sherpa-lined naval peacoats, woolen trousers with athletic seams, graphic sweatshirts and matching accessories for daily use. Explore this exciting collection with the lookbook here, then check out the full Fall/Winter 2014 range on Commune de Paris' web shop now.
Jordan Brand takes it back to Salt Lake City and June 14, 1998 for its latest edition of the Air Jordan 1 Retro '99. Inspired by the Air Jordan 14 "Last Shot" -- the Ferrari-inspired kicks that Jordan donned for his iconic game-winning dagger and a pair that didn't actually see the light of day at retail until the following year -- this take on the AJ1 dons a Black/Gym Red colorway and sees leather, suede, and mesh construction while incorporating aesthetic nods to the 14 throughout. The Air Jordan 1 Retro '99 "Last Shot" is set to hit spots like Tokyo's Kinetics September 6.
Following up a successful spring/summer release with "POLAROIDS," thisisneverthat premieres its forthcoming fall/winter collection, dubbed "NAVY/STUDY." With those exact words plastered on select pieces throughout this comprehensive range, the Korean-based label takes its penchant for bringing a sense of modernity to streetwear, and mixes in a subtle dose of naval influences, as seen in its choice outerwear creations. Rounding it all out with hoodies, T-shirts, headwear and a few button-ups sprinkled in, thisisneverthat 2014 fall/winter offering will soon be available at its web store. Stay tuned.
New from uniform experiment's Fall/Winter 2014 range is the latest edition of the Japanese label's navy-inspired Mods Coat. Inspired by the classic M-51, the fishtail silhouette boasts cotton/nylon grosgrain construction -- lending it both water-repellent and wind-resistant capabilities -- and features other classic details like a snorkel hood, waterproof flap-covered front pockets, and drawstrings at the waist and bottom hem. New details for Fall/Winter 2014 include the likes of a crest patch and the appearance of the label's 5-star and multicolored block motifs. Made in Japan, this season's Mods Coat is now available via HAVEN for $870 USD.
Following an initial look into the "Pharrell Burger," we take a further look into the interior of NIGO's 2-5 Café. The quaint little space takes an almost paradoxical approach by fusing modern aesthetics with earthy wooden installations. Serving up some excellent coffee to complement the selection of home comfort foods such as burgers and curries, the space offers a relaxing atmosphere to all. Check out the images above and make sure to stop by if you find yourself in Tokyo.
2-5, Nanpeidai-cho, Shibuya-ku
There are several indicators of summer ending. Some consider the Labor Day weekend their last hurrah, other parties hang up their swim trunks when the temperatures drop below 80 consistently. For New York City skaters, one can't help but feel that the annual Quartersnacks 'Summer' montage marks the dawn of autumn. Here the Snackman & Co. return with a fun clip summarizing their admittedly productive summer, replete with all of the 'pop-up' spots that temporarily accommodated visitors and locals alike. Aside from typical city footage, the crew also ventured abroad to Paris and Copenhagen, sampling the sweetness of European scenes. Enjoy the clip above and be sure to make the most of this weekend.