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Batman 75 I Bleed for Gotham Art Print

Geek Alerts - Wed, 2014-07-30 12:00

Need an eye-catching piece of wall art to celebrate Batman’s 75th anniversary? The Batman 75 I Bleed for Gotham Art Print is sure to get plenty of attention. Cleaning up Gotham City is hard work so it makes sense that having a little blood spilled is just part of the job, and that gory job […]

Interview: Etienne Aigner's Creative Director Daniela Bardazzi: Inspiration, process and what it means to modernize a heritage brand

Cool Hunting - Wed, 2014-07-30 12:00

In 1959, Etienne Aigner opened his first showroom in NYC. From Munich, Germany to Paris' fashion elite, he had already established a name as one of the finest in accessory design—a hobby he initially embarked upon while...
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Rubik’s Cube Fridge

Geek Alerts - Wed, 2014-07-30 11:30

Are you a super Rubik’s Cube fan? I mean really crazy about solving it in like 3 seconds and beating robots? If that sounds like you, this Rubik’s Cube Fridge is perfect for your home or man cave. It looks just like the classic cube that you know and love. Only this one stays solved […]

Planet of the Apes George Taylor Clothed Action Figure

Geek Alerts - Wed, 2014-07-30 11:00

Those darned dirty apes! The Planet of the Apes Classic George Taylor Clothed 8-Inch Action Figure lets you relive the days of Earth being ruled by its Simian overlords long before Mark Wahlberg, James Franco, or Gary Oldman were brought into the franchise. The poseable 8-inch articulated figure, which actually looks like Charlton Heston, is […]

Five Favorites from Boerum House & Home: The new Brooklyn store is designed to look like an apartment and is entirely furnished with shoppable products

Cool Hunting - Wed, 2014-07-30 11:00

Retail store, museum gallery or apartment: the newly opened Boerum House & Home joins the row of stores including jewelry designer Erica Weiner and fragrance boutique Twisted Lily on Atlantic Avenue that make the Boerum Hill...
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Star Trek 3-Piece Bath Towel Set

Geek Alerts - Wed, 2014-07-30 10:30

Make bathing the final frontier with this stylish Star Trek 3-Piece Bath Towel Set. Because as a Star Trek fan, you want nothing but the best. This set of towels would fit right in on the Enterprise and they will look great in your home as well. They look like you would expect Starfleet issue […]

Represent Unveils Pre-Fall/Winter 2014 "Future" Collection

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 10:05

Bringing back the brand's distinct long and trim silhouettes and subdued palette, Represent Clothing unveils its pre-Fall/Winter 2014 collection, titled "Future." Designed as a minimalist scuba capsule, the line features high-grade materials with luxury aesthetics such as stingray and python scale patterns embossed into microfiber synthetic leather.

On the palette sign, the simple interplay between black and white color blocking remains interrupted only by sparingly used grey solids and patterns.

Represent releases its pre-AW14 collection "Future." Sticking with their brand aesthetics, the collection features elongated silhouettes and tapered leg wear. Future consists of a bold black and white scuba capsule with the inclusion of a high-grade microfiber synthetic leather goods range, stingray & python scale embossed. Finished off with signature matte black badge detailing throughout.

Look for the "Future" collection when it drops at select retailers in the near future.

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New Balance MRT580GK

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 10:02

The New Balance MRT580 has played host to a lot of vibrant colorways over the years but its back this summer in a subtle yet classy combination of black and grey. The MRT580GK features a mesh and suede upper done-up predominantly in New Balance's classic grey but spruced up with black suede around the midfoot and heel and a few bold splashes of red. Look for the MRT580 GK at select New Balance accounts now including Feature.

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An Awkward Meeting T-Shirt

Geek Alerts - Wed, 2014-07-30 10:00

It’s the showdown you never thought would happen as two of Harrison Ford’s iconic characters encounter each other on the An Awkward Meeting T-Shirt. Who shot first? The question takes on extra weight when, instead of facing Greedo, Han Solo is aiming his blaster at Indiana Jones. Fortunately, Indy has a bead on Han, too, […]

Color of Life Branding x Greenwich Vintage "Grown Man Solar Red"

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 09:55

We've seen plenty of sneakers inspired by dress shoes but it's not too often that we see it go the other way, but now Color of Life Branding and Greenwich Vintage have done just that with their new "Grown Man Solar Red" longwings. Inspired by the Air Yeezy's "Solar Red" colorway, the collaborators have taken classic longwing shoes and transformed them into something completely new. Handmade in America by Greenwich Vintage's master cobbler Tamas “Zen” Pomazi, the shoes feature rich black leather uppers with painted interior linings, and glow-in-the-dark Bricklayer soles. Made on a built-to-order basis, just 25 pairs of these will be made before the design is shelved. Find out more and inquire about a pair of your own at Greenwich Vintage.

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Vault by Vans 2014 Palm Embroidery Pack

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 09:51

Vault by Vans's palm leaf motif is back with this new Palm Embroidery pack for Summer 2014. The pack features the Authentic LX in three simple colorways, each of which features embroidered palm leaves dotting the upper and white vulcanized soles. Available in navy, olive or white, these latest Authentic LXs are available now from Vault by Vans.

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Watch This Video Preview of the Packer Shoes x Saucony Grid 9000

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 09:36

In anticipation of the upcoming Packer Shoes x Saucony Grid 9000 collaboration, we are treated with a video preview featuring legendary hip-hop producer Just Blaze. We are taken on a journey with the artist into the studio and given a quick tour into how he makes the music we have come to love. The video also provides a detailed look at the shoe, which is clad in a combination of yellow, red and navy, paying homage to the classic Polo Snow Beach pullovers from the '90s. Hit play above and stay tuned for release details as they come through.


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Star Wars R2-D2 Ladies’ Yoga Pants

Geek Alerts - Wed, 2014-07-30 09:30

Turn your Yoga session into a celebration of all things Star Wars with these awesome Star Wars R2-D2 Ladies’ Yoga Pants. Let R2 be your co-pilot as you get in shape and pose. These pants feature R2′s dome front and center with R2 details down one leg. They also have a stretchy, fold-over waist and […]

adidas Originals 2014 Fall/Winter "SHIELD" Pack

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 09:30

adidas Originals' most recent range of updates comes courtesy of the "SHIELD" Pack. A cage application features a snakeskin pattern that is achieved through laser-cutting with a tonal canvas panel below. With the concept first seen on the ZX Zero this past spring, the latest application is applied to the Samba and Superstar 80 models. Both enjoy two primarily monotone-driven colorways including black and burgundy on the Samba, while the Superstar is even further simplified in white and black. Look for a drop as of August 1 at select adidas Original dealers globally.

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(capsule) New York Spring/Summer 2015 Editorial

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 09:20

(capsule) is not just a place where people meet, it's not just a trade show for brands looking to sell their next collection. It's more than a travelling fashion circus of clothes, footwear and accessories. It's where colors come to mix, where fabrics form new textures. Nowhere is that as visible as in a Spring/Summer collection and SS15 was no exception, as these images shot around the impressive Manhattan Bridge in New York show. Captured in New York's finest weather and using selected pieces from, among others, Norse Projects, Mark McNairy, Tourne De Transmission, Hancock, Baartmans and Siegel, orSlow and Soulland this is a colour blocking frenzy, serenading seasons to come and outfits to be worn...

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Thom Browne 2014 Spring/Summer "Dystopian" Editorial

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 08:51

After a well-received showcase at Joyce in Hong Kong, the collaborative endeavor between Thom Browne and Stephen Jones has also produced an editorial dubbed "Dystopian." The photo set showcases the selection of dark, somewhat dandy top hats in the context of Thom Browne's dapper suiting selection. The headwear draws influence from animal life within each silhouette, accenting the already bold shapes with ears, noses, and teeth. Grey and black wools are used across both the hats and the apparel, adding a serious overtone to this quirky experimental offering.

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GANRYU COMME des GARCONS 2015 Spring/Summer Collection

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 08:43

GANRYU COMME des GARCONS recently took to the runway to showcase its upcoming collection for Spring/Summer 2015. With this latest collection, designer Fumito Ganryu offered up a breezy, laidback collection with palette largely dominated by neutral colors, in particular white, cream and black. With this minimal palette, the designer played around with cut and proportion, presenting a collection that touched upon various inspirations including sporting, hunting, and military attire, with some colorful and, at times, androgynous look thrown into the mix. Check out the collection above and expect it to reach the brand's stockists next year.

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A First Look at the A Bathing Ape x mita sneakers x Reebok Instapump Fury OG “Camo”

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 08:06

It's been a big year for the Instapump Fury as Reebok celebrates the shoe's 20th anniversary this year, and now A Bathing Ape and mita sneakers are getting in on the celebration with their collaborative take on the iconic model. As one might expect, this Fury features A Bathing Ape's signature camo printed across the inflatable cage cover the upper. Underneath is a black mesh base with green suede accents, tan loops on the tongue and heel, and an embroidered white star on the heel. Completing the look is white midsole, which features a camo-esque pattern across the heel and an olive green insert with exposed Hexalite cushioning. This Instapump Fury will be releasing on August 9 at mita sneakers, DSM GINZA, and BAPEXCLUSIVE Aoyama.

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Saucony 2014 Fall Shadow Original Blue/Grey

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 07:50

Saucony's Shadow Original returns for Fall 2014 in this classy blue/grey makeup. Coming in a combination of suede and mesh, the shoe starts off blueish-grey at the front half before transitioning to a rich blue for the latter half. A contrasting white midsole and blue outsole finish the look for this new colorway. You can find this Shadow Original now at select stockists including Commonn in the UK.

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Benny Gold Invites Mark Gonzales, Haroshi, Grotesk and more for its Guest Artist Glider Show

Hyperbeast - Wed, 2014-07-30 06:49

Melding the world of streetwear and art, San Francisco label Benny Gold invited over 60 artists to reinterpret its aviation-inspired logo.For the project, Gold sent blank balsa wood airplanes to artists across the world, many of whom have a footing in both fashion and art realms -- Aaron De La Cruz, jeffstaple, Grotesk, Curtis Kulig, Greg Miska, Mark Gonzales, Hannah Stouffer, Morning Breath, Haroshi, and more. Each artist reinterpreted the airplanes with their own signature motifs, presenting a comprehensive collection of unique artworks. The airplanes will be exhibited this Friday at Benny Gold's San Francisco flagship.

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