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adidas Debuts its Boost Basketball Collection

Mon, 2014-07-28 03:25

adidas has pulled back the covers on its all-new Crazylight Boost and D Rose 5 Boost, the first of the company's basketball shoes to utilize its innovative Boost technology. The Crazylight Boost -- the fourth iteration of the model -- features a sleek mid-cut profile and houses a Boost foam insert in the heel. Derrick Rose's latest signature shoe, the D Rose 5 Boost, takes things a step further with Boost foam running three-quarters of the length of the shoe. Aesthetically, the D Rose 5 Boost, is marked by its prominent ankle pods and more rounded look, particularly when compared to he two previous models. The Crazylight Boost will be available starting August 1, while the D Rose 5 Boost will release on October 16 at adidas. Stay tuned for more on these upcoming models.

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Air Jordan 14 Retro "Wolf Grey"

Mon, 2014-07-28 02:40

Following up the "Thunder" colorway that released in June, Jordan Brand presents the Air Jordan 14 Retro "Wolf Grey." Landing at retailers early next month, the AJ 14 "Wolf Grey" features a Wolf Grey leather and nubuck upper with hits of Sport Blue across the tongue and collar. The contrasting dark grey midsole and white midsole finish the sporty look for this latest release. Look for the Air Jordan 14 "Wolf Grey" at Nike and select accounts starting August 2.

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White Mountaineering 2015 Spring/Summer Collection

Mon, 2014-07-28 02:07

Japanese fashion label White Mountaineering offers a preview of its 2015 spring/summer collection with its latest lookbook. Having honed his skills as a former apprentice to Junya Watanabe, Yosuke Aizawa presents another bold line which blends motifs seen across traditional menswear and modern sportswear designs. Detailed prints take on polo shirts and tees, alongside baseball jerseys crafted from plaid and gingham patterns. Large color-block tees are layered underneath varsity jackets and paired with chinos, while updated brogues and court-inspired sneakers round out each outfit. Per usual, a selection of stellar denim pieces are also on show -- a tribute to Aizawa love for Americana designs. Check out the 2015 spring/summer collection here and look for it to hit select White Mountaineering stockists next year.

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Brian Foresta and Erik Hernandez Talk About Inspiration Behind adidas Originals C-10

Sun, 2014-07-27 16:17

Continuing to churn out progressive sneaker models in a timely manner, adidas Originals celebrates one of its latest designs dubbed the C-10 via a short clip featuring design team members Brian Foresta and Erik Hernandez. Here, the two breakdown the sneaker's core makeup and how it draws inspiration from ZX 000 in its heel counter, while evolving the three stripes branding with a single strap. Borrowing cues from basketball, running, fashion, and architecture, adidas Originals presents another forward-thinking silhouette not bounded by any genre. Enjoy the video here and stay tuned for C-10's release in August.

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Yoshiyasu Tamura x McQ by Alexander McQueen Manga Collaboration

Sun, 2014-07-27 15:57

Alexander McQueen's subsidiary label McQ by Alexander McQueen recently teamed up with Japanese cartoonist Yoshiyasu Tamura to create a collection for 2014 fall/winter. With manga art at its core, the comprehensive line aimed at both men and women consists of  T-shirts, zip-up track tops, sweaters, and denim jeans and jackets, alongside a luggage and footwear range -- think bags, totes and chukkas. Upheld by a youthful sensibility, the collection is crafted via monochromatic color schemes and aptly blends Tamura's iconic artwork with McQueen's ready-to-wear designs. Stay tuned for more on the collection, set to drop next season.

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SOPHNET. 2014 Fall/Winter Collection

Sun, 2014-07-27 06:37

Japanese fashion imprint SOPHNET. releases its latest pieces for Fall/Winter 2014. Sticking with patterns and cuts that have worked in the past, the collection sees a number of shirts and outerwear pieces in all-over camouflage along with the incorporation of stars and patch-work material. Comfort plays an integral role for the winter season, as coats are long and well-padded while pants receive a loose fit with mixed cotton fabric. Key pieces in this season include the  20 Denier Light Weight Thinsulate Nlyon Vest, the Military Cloth Fabric Mix Cargo Pant (made with a mixture of Rip Stop, Herringbone and black satin material) and Cotton Hand Span Long Coat. Head over to the SOPHNET. homepage for the complete list of items and prices.

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KeySmart 2.0

Sun, 2014-07-27 05:22

KeySmart introduces its latest solution for anyone finding the traditional key ring a tad too bulky and cumbersome. The KeySmart 2.0 utilizes a Swiss Army-style design in which each key is able to be tucked in for a slim profile, and flipped out only when needed -- preventing key jabs to the thigh and freeing up space in your pockets. Machined in Chicago IL, the KeySmart 2.0 is made from sandblasted 6061 aluminum and is able to accommodate larger remote-style car keys along with USB flash drives. Watch the video below for a better understanding on how the systems works.

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Michael Jordan’s Historical $33M Contract Up For Auction

Sun, 2014-07-27 04:55

Following Michael Jordan's fifth title run, the legendary shooting guard signed an unprecedented $33 million USD contract - the most valuable contract in NBA history - with the Chicago Bulls for the '97-'98 season, which of course proved to be worth every penny. Featuring the signature of MJ, former Bulls General Manager Jerry Krause and Financial Officer Irwin Mandel, the historical 24-page contract was purchased back in 2000 for less than $1,000 USD by an anonymous buyer. Now with a current bid of $47,500 USD at the time of posting, the internet auction can be seen here until its closes on July 30. "It's hard to compare this to anything we've sold," said Chris Ivy, Heritage Auctions' director. "It's Jordan, who is in a class by himself, and, to our knowledge, this is the only Jordan playing contract to ever surface."

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Hood By Air 2015 Pre-Spring Lookbook

Sun, 2014-07-27 04:52

Aberrant menswear entity Hood By Air pulls the drapes back on new imagery for 2015 Pre-Spring. Followers of the brand may already be familiar with the brand's subsection Hood By Air Classics as opposed to the wardrobe pieces shown seasonally on runways. Now a third division will be introduced by designer Shayne Oliver, who describes the forthcoming announcement as a "fire starter". For his 2015 Pre-Spring release, Oliver collaborated with Style.com to release a series of pieces that boast familiar stripes and blocked branding.

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Oliver New York 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook

Sun, 2014-07-27 03:56

Oliver New York has shared a look at its fall/winter collection with the reveal of its lookbook, and it features a series of streetwear essentials with an avant garde design, balanced with military inspired details. Offering up a series of flight jackets, button down shirts and ponchos to take on the fall season, the lookbook itself can be viewed above while the collection can be viewed in full at Oliver New York online.

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Cabin Portable Battery and Magnetic Charger for iPhone

Sun, 2014-07-27 02:20

The latest portable iPhone battery to make its way to a rapidly growing market is Cabin from HEVO LABS. Aesthetically, Cabin was built to accentuate the feel and overall design of the iPhone. And yet, aside from its humanized, slim, aluminum unibody construction, what makes this invention so attractive is the adapter that allows for a magnetic connection via Apple's Lightning port. What's more is that Cabin features a hidden LED indicator, a matching charging dock capable of syncing data to your computer and a high-quality 220omAh battery that extends battery life by about 130%. After peeping the below video, head over to Cabin's Kickstarter page and join the hundreds of backers that have helped HEVO reach its goal.

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Trickers for SOPHNET. 2014 Fall/Winter Wingtip

Sat, 2014-07-26 20:51

Succeeding their spring/summer collaborative line of silver-capped wingtips (seen here), iconic shoemaker Tricker's teams with SOPHNET. to release a two-part collection for the fall/winter season. Sticking with a traditional brogue silhouette, each model is built with a navy scotch grain leather construction and a Dainite sole unit. While one appears with no additional frills, the other features a metallic gold leather toe. The Trickers for SOPHNET. 2014 fall/winter wingtip range is currently available at participating stockists.

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Trickers for SOPHNET. 2014 Fall/Winter Wingtip

Sat, 2014-07-26 20:51

Succeeding their spring/summer collaborative line of silver-capped wingtips (seen here), iconic shoemaker Tricker's teams with SOPHNET. to release a two-part collection for the fall/winter season. Sticking with a traditional brogue silhouette, each model is built with a navy scotch grain leather construction and a Dainite sole unit. While one appears with no additional frills, the other features a metallic gold leather toe. The Trickers for SOPHNET. 2014 fall/winter wingtip range is currently available at participating stockists.

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A Bathing Ape "Glow in the Dark" Collection

Sat, 2014-07-26 20:29

Just when you thought A Bathing Ape couldn't reimagine its iconic full-zip hoodie any differently, the longstanding streetwear house premieres the above "Glow in the Dark" collection of apparel. Consisting of both crewneck sweatshirts and hoodies, each piece combines BAPE's signature camouflage pattern with your choice of the shark, tiger or panda face in a glow-in-the-dark ink that will surely break a few unsuspecting necks after nightfall. All six pieces are currently available exclusively through ZOZOTOWN.

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BePositive x uniform experiment Wingtip

Sat, 2014-07-26 18:52

Adding to its collaborative series, Italian shoemaker BePostive teams with Hiroshi Fujiwara's uniform experiment imprint to release a pair of updated wingtips. The archetypal brogue upper, constructed from a brown brushed calf leather, is brought into the contemporary spotlight with a black and white Vibram EVA sole to suit the needs of a style conscious urbanite constantly on the move. The BePositive x uniform experiment wingtip is currently available at select stockists.

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Herschel Supply Co. 3M Wallet Collection

Sat, 2014-07-26 18:02

With the increasing use of reflective materials in streetwear culture, popular bag and accessory maker Herschel Supply Co. releases the 3M Wallet Collection. Aimed at showcasing the brand's hallmark craftsmanship with the luminescent qualities of 3M Scotchlite, the above collection includes a bi-fold wallet, card case and pouch with red accents and signature branding. Standing out among the bevy of accessory options, the Herschel Supply Co. 3M Wallet Collection is now available at participating retailers.

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adidas adizero Feather Primeknit "Solar Red"

Sat, 2014-07-26 17:33

Following up the inaugural black/phantom colorway (seen here), the adidas adizero Feather Primeknit is back in "Solar Red." Built in a slim, lightweight runner's silhouette, the Feather Primeknit features a fully-woven upper for sock-like comfort and a ultra-breathable construction. Matched with a reinforced heel counter for stability and a sleek, cushioned midsole, the Feather Primeknit is shaping up to be very popular model, especially with the release of more color combos, including the above. Cop the "Solar Red" iteration at selecting retailers, including Titolo.

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Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max "Black/Black-Volt-Ivory"

Sat, 2014-07-26 17:01

Returning to our site after a six month hiatus, we see an all-new black, volt and ivory colorway to the Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max silhouette. Combining a super breathable mesh construction, Max Air cushioning and Free technology, this technical skate sneaker sports a black and volt color-blocked upper with an ivory-speckled midsole. Grab a pair now at select stockists, like Titolo.

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A First Look at the Deluxe x Vans 2014 Fall/Winter Authentic Pack

Sat, 2014-07-26 15:25

Adding to their ongoing collaborative line, Deluxe and Vans have joined forces yet again to release two pairs of Authentics for the 2014 fall/winter fashion season. While the exterior of each model aligns with the Japanese brand’s signature minimal aesthetic, its interior sports a fun floral print. With that being all that is currently known of this release, the Deluxe x Vans 2014 fall/winter Authentic Pack will begin retailing at select stockists this November. Stay tuned for more information as we near its forthcoming drop.

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UBIQ x ASICS GT Cool "Nightshade" Lookbook with ICNY

Sat, 2014-07-26 13:54

ICNY has teamed up with Philadelphia-based UBIQ to produce a limited-edition 3M reflective custom T-shirt to go with its UBIQ x ASICS GT-Cool “Nightshade” sneaker (seen here), all of which are on display in this nature-inspired lookbook. The above imagery showcases an assortment of items, one of which is the aforementioned performance-quality cotton tee, which sees a neon green UBIQ logo over a 3M square emblazoned on the chest. A standout element of the tee is ICNY's signature reflective polka dot motif with hits of neon green found on the back. The reflective ICNY tee drops today, July 26th, along with the UBIQ x ASICS GT-Cool “Nightshade” sneaker ($150 USD) over at UBIQ's site and flagship store.

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Philadelphia, PA 19102

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