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Cool Hunting Video: The Heidelberg Project: On Detroit's East Side, one man continues turning a whole neighborhood into an artistic haven

Cool Hunting - Thu, 2014-07-31 12:00

There's plenty to see in Detroit, MI right now. With a wide array of new businesses reinvigorating the economy and an influx of creatives, some may overlook aspects of the cultural and artistic history in the city. One of those is Continue Reading...

Nike Free ‘Genealogy of Free’ Black Pack

Sneaker Files - Thu, 2014-07-31 11:45

Can you believe that it has been 10 years since the original debut of the Nike Free? As the concept has gave way to an array of models and styles, Nike celebrates its history with the delivery of the Nike Free "Genealogy of Free " Black Pack.

Available in six styles: the Nike Sock Racer, Nike Air Rift, Nike Air Presto, Nike Free OG, Nike Free Run+ 2, and Nike Free 5.0, this collection renders classic Free technology all over black canvases. Where natural motion meets minimalist design, this is one series that Free enthusiasts won't want to miss out on!

Retailing between $100-$115, the Nike Free "Genealogy of Free" Black Pack is now available through all NikeLab locations and online at NikeLab.

Nike Sock Racer

Colorway: Black/Black-Cement Grey
Release Date: 7/31/2014
Retail: $115
Product Code: 677738-009

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Nike WMNS Air Rift

Colorway: Black/White
Release Date: 7/31/2014
Retail: $100
Product Code: 454441-011

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Nike Air Presto

Colorway: Black/Black-Cement Grey
Release Date: 7/31/2014
Retail: $115
Product Code: 689800-001

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Nike Free 5.0 OG

Colorway: Black/Black-Cement Grey
Release Date: 7/31/2014
Retail: $115
Product Code: 677735-009

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Nike Free Run+ 2

Colorway: Black/Black-Cement Grey
Release Date: 7/31/2014
Retail: $115
Product Code: 677736-001

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Nike Free 5.0

Colorway: Black/Black-Cement Grey
Release Date: 7/31/2014
Retail: $115
Product Code: 677739-090

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Release Reminder: Nike LeBron XI (11) ‘Neutral’

Sneaker Files - Thu, 2014-07-31 11:30

One of this Summer's hottest releases has finally landed! Get the Nike LeBron XI (11) "Neutral" today.

As promised, this Nike LeBron XI (11) Low delivers a neutral aesthetic with black and gum color-blocking while its inner lining offers up a fresh mix of hyper crimson and hyper cobalt accents. A true winner in our book, who's ready to scoop up their pair?

Available now alongside Nike Elite Digital Ink Socks (sold separately) for $30, you may purchase the Nike LeBron XI (11) "Neutral" from your local retailer for $170.

Colorway: Black/Black-Hyper Crimson-Hyper Cobalt
Release Date: 7/31/2014
Retail: $175
Product Code: 642849-078

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Doctor Who War Doctor Collector Figure

Geek Alerts - Thu, 2014-07-31 11:30

While the Eleventh Doctor viewed him as the one who broke the promise, the Doctor Who War Doctor Collector Figure will forever portray a true hero who was brave enough to say ‘No more’ to violence. Standing 3 1/2-inches tall and looking like actor John Hurt, the War Doctor is the 24th figure in the […]

Doctor Who Dangle TARDIS Earrings

Geek Alerts - Thu, 2014-07-31 11:00

Look fashionable, just like a timelady when you wear these Doctor Who Blue Dangle TARDIS Earrings. These matte blue TARDIS dangle earrings have fish-hook-style backs with rubber stoppers, but sadly they are not bigger on the inside. These earrings make a great gift for any female Doctor Who fan. Hopefully they won’t de-materialize off your […]

Studio Visit: Atelier de Geste: Dancer-turned-designer Beau Rhee creates limited edition products inspired by movement and performance

Cool Hunting - Thu, 2014-07-31 10:55

Beau Rhee has worked as a professional dancer in NYC for years (apprenticing with Bill T Jones and Arnie Zane), but in a superhuman feat, also found time to work for art galleries and fashion showrooms. Forever attracted to the visual, Rhee—a double...
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Frostbeard’s Geeky Candles

Geek Alerts - Thu, 2014-07-31 10:30

Does your nose know geek when it smells it? Frostbeard’s Geeky Candles provide an aroma for many geeky places, letting you finally know what certain fandoms actually smell like. You’ve read about many fantastical places, and you’ve seen many given physical form in television shows and movies, but you’ve never been able to get an […]

ALL_BLUES x Matthew Miller "Marked" Collection

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 10:11

London menswear designer Matthew Miller has joined forces with the creative minds of Fredrik Nathorst and Jacob Skragge of ALL_BLUES for a small but tasteful jewelry collection. Dubbed "Marked," the collection of bangles and rings -- all modeled in 3D with recycled sterling silver -- have individual unique finishes due to the processes in making them such as in the levels of oxidization. Furthermore, the inspiration behind the designs stem from cow ear-tag barcodes to send a message about how the fashion industry is a cut-throat world. Check out the collection above and keep an eye out for the pieces when they release at select stockists such as oki-ni.

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NomadPlus Portable Battery

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 10:10

Nomad, the company responsible for the handy Chargekey cable, is back with its latest product, the NomadPlus portable battery. The NomadPlus boasts a unique design that integrates with the standard Apple charger for iPhones, allowing it to charge both your iPhone and its internal battery. Once your iPhone is charged, the NomadPlus automatically charges its own battery, which holds enough juice to fill 70 percent of the iPhone 5's battery. Find out more and pre-order the NomadPlus at Nomad's online store.

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Star Wars R2-D2 Backpack with Lights and Sounds Effects

Geek Alerts - Thu, 2014-07-31 10:00

This Star Wars R2-D2 Backpack with Lights and Sounds Effects is all you need to carry your books, Star Wars toys or whatever you need, around with you. It’s like having R2 actually on your back and carrying all of your things. This backpack features multiple large compartments, including 2 mesh side compartments. The best […]

wings+horns x George Cox Desert Creeper

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 09:33

Canadian imprint wings+horns and legendary shoe manufacturer George Cox have come together to celebrate wings+horns' 10th anniversary with a special edition Desert Creeper boot. The latest addition to the company's 10th anniversary collection, the boot features a premium suede upper and with unique details like wings+horns' 4-stitching panels and a woven moc toe. Underneath is a comfortable crepe sole that's been Goodyear welted to the upper, meaning you can replace the sole when it's worn out. Innovative and offbeat, these hand-crafted boots will be dropping today in-store and online at wings + horns.

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KENZO 2014 Fall/Winter Online Video Exhibition

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 09:02

We've already had a look at KENZO's 2014 fall/winter collection and campaigns, now the Parisian fashion house invites you to shop the pre-fall garments via an interactive video exhibition. The aesthetically dark collection is projected in an equally somber virtual gallery space, accessible by smart phone or computer. Intricate close-ups of the collection can be seen in videos scattered around the 3D exhibit, featuring Sudanese-American model Grace Bol and her accomplice Sang Woo Kim in an 'art-heist' theme and directed by Partel Olivia. Immerse yourself in the online KENZO gallery space and be sure to find the virtual exit where you can shop select offerings from the collection.

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adidas Originals by 84-Lab 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 08:47

adidas Originals by 84-Lab presents the lookbook for its 2014 fall/winter collection. Anchored by Kazuki Kuraishi and Shigeki Fujishiro's keen eyes and measured aesthetics, the collection displays a mix of technical and classic garments with a distinct outdoor vibe. Added t o the mix are a selection of special pieces produced in collaboration with Mark McNairy and up-and-coming English conceptual artist Ryan Gander. Check out the lookbook above and look for the collection at adidas Originals locations and select stockists starting August 9.

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adidas Originals SL Loop Runner "Munich" Pack

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 05:17

adidas Originals has done well to impress that the SL Loop Runner does in fact draw from the SL 72 – a heritage shoe originally introduced in 1972. After initial collaborations with Wish, the brand here pays direct homage to the original shoe with the "Munich" pack. The two colorways seen here take inspiration from the original colorways that appeared on the podium in the 1972 Olympic Games, seeing the SL Loop Runner done up in both red and neon green iterations. Pick up the pieces from adidas Originals' "Munich" pack now on the brand's website.

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Wiz Khalifa Visits Terry Richardson's Studio

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:02

Wiz Khalifa and Terry Richardson recently teamed up to shoot the Eleven Paris 2014 fall/winter campaign. Coinciding with the shoot, the two took a few snaps in classic Richardson fashion, with the pair trading thumb-up poses and trading aviator specs and roll-ups. Check out the photos above and catch a glimpse of Eleven Paris's forthcoming designs in the campaign clip below.

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Nike LeBron XI (11) SE ‘University Red/Metallic Gold’ – Release Date + Info

Sneaker Files - Thu, 2014-07-31 04:00

In just under 48 hours, the Nike LeBron XI (11) Elite "Championship Pack" will conclude with the highly anticipated debut of the Nike LeBron XI (11) SE "University Red/Metallic Gold".

What follows up its Nike LeBron XI (11) Low SE "Multicolor" counterpart, this limited edition Nike LeBron XI (11) Elite model will make landfall in a university red mockup. Where its uppers see metallic gold branding and trim, its inner lining will offer a tie-dye-inspired design whereas its trasluscent outsole will don golden flakes. Fit for a true "King", are you ready for this release?

If "Yes", look for the Nike LeBron XI (11) SE "University Red/Metallic Gold" to hit shelves this Friday, August 1st at a whopping retail price of $295!

Colorway: University Red/Metallic Gold
Release Date: 7/31/2014
Retail: $295
Product Code: 695226-670

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Independent Trucks Presents 'That Guy' - A Documentary Series on UK Skateboarders

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 03:59

California skateboarding imprint Independent Trucks presents a new documentary series focusing on UK skateboarders. Titled That Guy, the first segment centers around professional skateboarder and longstanding Slam City Skates affiliate Chris Pulman. Here, we learn more about the ex Heroin, Independent and Vans-sponsored skater, his hometown in Wales and the spots he used to skate, alongside a glimpse at his first magazine coverage. Seth Curtis of Supreme London also shares his thoughts on Pulman, speaking of his unique style that's garnered a loyal following in the skateboarding world. Enjoy the first segment of That Guy here and stay tuned for its sequel.

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Alexander Wang x Haydenshapes Hypto Krypto Marble Surfboards

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 03:56

Alexander Wang's SoHo store is currently playing host to an installation featuring a collection of surfboards created in collaboration with famed Australian surfboard brand Haydenshapes. Personally crafted by Haydenshapes founder, Hayden Cox, each Hypto Krypto board features a unique marble print co-developed by Wang and the surfboard company. More information on the project and the limited-edition surfboards can be found here.

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Adult Swim's "Mike Tyson Mysteries" Series Trailer

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 03:30

To further the already strong lineup of Comic-Con trailers, Adult Swim has released a trailer for its latest series titled "Mike Tyson Mysteries." The show will follow in a Scooby Doo-esque style where our protagonist Mike Tyson takes us to the streets to clean up crime, with a little aid from his motley crew. An animated series of 30-minute segments, keep your eye out for Mike Tyson Mysteries to showcase on the Adult Swim channel this fall.

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adidas Originals ZX Flux "Seoul" Special Edition

Hyperbeast - Thu, 2014-07-31 03:27

adidas Originals has been steadily releasing special city makeups of the ZX Flux and now the South Korean capital Seoul has received its own unique colorway. Drawing from the rich imagery and symbolism of Korean culture, this Flux features a vibrant upper with a kaleidoscope of graphics and symbols representing the energy and dynamism of the sprawling modern metropolis. These exclusive kicks will be available in-store at the upcoming adidas Originals flagship in Seoul when it opens its doors later this week.

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