As a part of their Spring/Summer 2013 Philosophy collection, Japanese lifestyle brand WTAPS has released a new versions of their popular sneakers to compliment the line. These renditions of the low-cut silhouette find the shoe outfitted with a full-canvas upper – a lightweight staple for warmer days. Branding is kept to a near hush on these minimalistic shoes, with only a small tab at the side of the heel and a signature WTAPS panel at the top of the tongue. Tonal waxed laces add a refined edge to these casual sneakers, which are available in four colorways: red, black, olive, and navy. Find these sneakers at select retailers such as HAVEN, available now.
To promote the newest in the Fast & Furious series, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges stops by the Jimmy Kimmel Live show to discuss the film, buying cars from the set, using his full name for acting, and more. Fast & Furious 6 stars Vin Diesel as Dominic Toretto where all stars reunite for their most dangerous adventure yet -- check it out this weekend. [Watch More]
AS the weather gets warmer keep tabs on your pooch, kitty, or pet wildebeest with the Tagg Pet Tracker ($200 USD). Using a sophisticated cocktail of GPS and wireless technology, the Tagg monitors your pet's location, alerting you via email and/or text if it leaves its Tagg Zone — the area it spends most of its time, which is likely your home, unless you have your wildebeest guarding your secret, deep-woods grow operation — and runs on Verizon's data network, so you can rest assured you won't lose your pet due to a lack of coverage.
Since its foundation as Droors Clothing by Ken Block and Damon Way, DC Shoes has been one of the pinnacle growth stories in action sports. The brand has grown immensely since its inception, in part due to its unwavering dedication to supporting the activities it loves the most. This chiefly involves skateboarding, and the brand has continually maintained a decorated roster of the most prolific professional skaters in addition to other action sport athletes. Behind the scenes, DC also maintains a committed team of professional designers to push the envelope, and from Unilite to Super Suede technology, their efforts have been successful. Hypebeast Spaces got the opportunity to view DC’s headquarters in Huntington Beach, speaking with Ben Kelly, the skate category director, as well as Wes Kremer, Nyjah Huston, and Mike Mo Capaldi about their professional models. Enjoy.
About two weeks ago, we told you about how Geno Smith was thinking about signing with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports. And earlier today, he made things official by signing on the dotted line and becoming Roc Nation Sports' first big NFL client. There's no been word yet about why he chose RNS over a handful of other potential suitors. [See & Read More]
Chevy lovers everywhere are likely drooling at the sight of the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro Hot Wheels Edition. But the Detroit automaker stepped it up a notch for the World’s Best Driver film, put out by Hot Wheels, which features a glow-in-the-dark Camaro. The glow-in-the-dark wrap was provided by 3M and turned the already bright blue sports car into an even more beautiful machine. Enjoy.
After a preview of the Beyoncé new Pepsi commercial — and for a fortunate few, a debut during the Paris leg of Bey’s The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour – the full-length of Grown Woman is now available for our streaming pleasure. Produced by hit producer Timbaland and co-written by The-Dream, the tribal-esque single merges contemporary pop motifs with world music sensibility. Funky, energetic with odes of feminist vibrations, the single will no doubt fill dance floors in the months to come. No news as to where the track will end up but it’ll most likely appear on her forthcoming untitled fifth solo LP. Stay tuned.
With help from Fabolous, I Love It was one of the must-listen songs off of Cassie's RockaByeBaby mixtape which released last month. Today, the Bad Boy Records signee delivers a behind-the-scenes look into what her and director Chris Latouche have in store for the track's official music video. Keep an eye out for the full version in the coming weeks. Enjoy.
Injecting a dose of urban style into three of its popular silhouettes, Diemme introduces its Camouflage Pack for the summer season. The Bonito chukka, Garda slip-on and Marostica Low sneaker all receive updates courtesy of camo suede uppers from artisanal Italian tannery Conceria Daniela, on either Vibram Christy soles (for the Bonito) or Marche, Italy’s famed Serena soles. With the camouflage trend showing no signs of fading, the pack presents fresh alternatives to toned-down desert boots or sneakers this season and the shoes’ Italian construction should provide years of stylish use. Diemme’s Camouflage Pack for Spring/Summer 2013 is available now at their online store.
Christopher Nolan’s epic trilogy may have seen its conclusion last summer, but Batman fans will soon be able to return to the Caped Crusader’s Gotham City with the latest installment in the award-winning Arkham series. Entitled Batman: Arkham Origins and taking place years prior to the events of 2009′s Batman: Arkham Asylum, the prequel focuses on Bruce Wayne’s early years as Batman and will include clashes with a number of iconic villains from the DC universe – all of whom have been hired by crime boss Black Mask to knock off the Dark Knight. Developed by Warner Bros. Montreal in place of series stalwart Rocksteady, Batman: Arkham Origins is due out for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U on October 25th.