Thursday, 23 May 2013 16:00
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.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 20:40
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.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 03:28
The weed leaf sock game may be slightly saturated, but new brand 40s and Shorties carves out its own unique niche with a range of feet covers for the new season. Here we find the brand presenting a lookbook for Spring/Summer 2013, chock full of substantive allusions to all of our favorite pastimes. Double cups of Sprite concoctions, stuffed blunts, and of course 40oz bottles are all aptly represented across this line of premium socks – just in time for warm weather. If such statements are up your alley, head over to 40s and Shorties’ web shop to check out the brand’s offerings. [See More]
Monday, 20 May 2013 13:50
Nike Air Max 180 fans have already been treated in 2013 with the return of the OG version and with the new engineered mesh version. Today we can give you a preview of a more bold colorway that is to come in the following months. The Air Max 180 Red Safari features a mostly grey upper, lime green, blue and pink accents, along with the trademark Nike safari pattern, which has been placed on the heel. We will keep you posted about the official release date.
Monday, 20 May 2013 12:58
Versace subsidiary VERSUS presents this bold geometric print backpack as part of its Spring/Summer 2013 Collection. It features flap closure with double buckle and “Versus” embroidered strap closure, drawstring top opening, adjustable leather carrying straps, as wells as two side pockets and one front box pockets with zip closures, and topped off with gold-tone hardware, emiting that distinct air of luxury known from Versace. You can get it now from Browns. Here is the full new collection lookbook. [See More]
Monday, 20 May 2013 10:39
A wide range of styles were on display at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. Some celebrities dress to the nines while others kept it casual, but overall the looks grabbed attention. Who do you think had most memorable outfit? [See More]
Friday, 17 May 2013 15:05
Miguel takes us shopping with him at the Opening Ceremony boutique in Los Angeles for Vevo Stylized. The singer introduces us to his stylist Jasmine Benjamin and discusses how his style best reflects his personality, personal beliefs, and lifestyle. While picking out a few standout pieces he shares his love for vintage eyewear, silver jewelry, and Saint Laurent Blake Chelsea boots ($875 USD) which he had customized with a metal heel. Enjoy.
Friday, 17 May 2013 15:35
Designer Giuseppe Zanotti has seen his sneaker sales shoot through the roof in the last couple years. So to show appreciation to his many loyal fans, he is releasing a Limited Edition Unisex Sneaker ($995 USD) in soft black leather and gold zip hardware highlighted by a miniature golden eagle on the brand’s new velcro fastening. The eagle was chosen by Giuseppe as a good omen, which symbolizes pride, strength, spirituality and prosperity. The sneakers will be available in the brand’s flagship stores by the end of June but for those who can’t wait you can pre-order them now here. [See More]
Friday, 17 May 2013 15:12
As longtime associates, Brian Donnelly or more commonly known as KAWS, has been a longtime friend and associate of CLOT founders Kevin Poon and Edison Chen. The result of this fruitful relationship has provided the Chinese market with a consistent glimpse of one of the most respected and relevant artists of the last decade. For an upcoming book signing at JUICE Hong Kong for Donnelly’s KAWS: Down Time Book, a special collaborative T-shirt has been created. Four colorways will be sold as exclusives to Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taipei and JUICE’s online store. The Hong Kong book set is available now for pre-order at JUICE CWB and TST for $980 HKD (approximately $126 USD). [See More]
Friday, 17 May 2013 15:03
We all have our essentials to get by in life. Without trying to sound too materialistic, there’s definitely some material items that every person just can’t live without. For J. Cole, his daily routine wouldn’t be complete without a handful of key possessions. There’s the standard like cash and Hennessy, but Jermaine also holds his notepad and reading material close to his heart. Check out the full listen of items and detailed explanations at Hypebeast.