Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Now go pick up the ventilators as mentioned in our previos post

Every once and a while we come across a dope gadget or device we get really excited about and decide to drop. Well here is another, Ferrari has teamed up with Segway to release this electro. Word on the street is the scooter doesn’t go any faster and has no additional amenities. I guess this one is for those who'd just like to say "I have a Ferrari scooter!"

Frenchman Pierre Hardy who is already known for his outré dress shoes and boots has designed a limited-edition sneaker wherein every part of the shoe is made from a different color. The shoes are being dropped in a run of 500 for a nice $440 and will be available this week from Barneys.

Artysm, a France based apparel line that produces upscale/modern cut and sew. They offer a variety of sweats and sweatshirts that are unlike any other I've ever seen, the website is surely going into my "Shop" favorites!

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

UPCOMING 08' Dunks

Many SB heads have recently criticized the brand with lost momentum since the What The Dunks release. However with these two drops Nike SB is surely making a revival. The pair on the left is inspired by the Atari classic 720 Degrees.

This guy is everywhere! One of the most talked about designers this year Raf Simmons has collabed with Eastpack to release a traditional luggage brand that is scheduled to release spring/summer of 08.

Mamas teamed up with Mr. Frames, the master behind your favorite "Nails Did" t-shirts to offer this limited edition M.I.S.S. Crew t-shirt. They have a limited quantity for sale, to purchase you can email and order away! Available in S, M, L, $30 each and $5 shipping for one shirt ($2 extra for additional shirts ordered to the same address) in the U.S. If you are outside of the U.S. drop them an email and they'll set you up.

They've gone international baby! Silver Spoon Attire has taken their soft as butter, street attitude leather jackets on a global distribution. The London based label insist it's all about delivering top notch quality in modern design for menswear/womenswear. "I go to the Instituto Marangoni in east London and it is full of really rich Russian girls, who arrive in flash cars with blacked-out windows. They have so much money to spend, we decided to aim the label at them." States designer David Collins who creates along side partner Avigail Claire. Though targeted for rich Russians they have great fabric and detail that everyone can enjoy.

Monday, October 29, 2007

Here are photos from the Murakami exhibit at MoCA’s GEFFEN CONTEMPORARY this past weekend as mentioned in our previous post.

NYC based boutique Bond no.9 will release a new Andy Warhol perfume dubbed "Silver Factory". This marks the first installation of the Warhol scent line. According to the company, Silver Factory smells of cedarwood, jasmine, iris, and just a hint of violet to give off a metallic effect. Sounds rather intoxicating eh? Out this December in time for the holiday. Go get your "Wiff Appeal" on for the '08!

Diamond Supply Co. is dropping the black leather Diamond Belt, which compliments the most infamous SB dunk created, the Tiffany Diamonds. It is scheduled to release in December.

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Check out these new drops by Fluevog. The company has been around for decades and continue to release elegant style. These mid-boots and many others are available on their website direct.

What better way to end your weekend ... JUSTICE : Dance

Saturday, October 27, 2007

It's a HUGE open market out there in womens streetwear. One of the few labels for females is HELLZ BELLZ, which is doing a dope job at keeping a good product selection for the ladies. Check out their fall collection which has just been released world wide.

ColorWare Inc. established in 2000, is an industry leader in altering the color of existing products. The company wraps everything from I-Pods to PS3's. You place your order, send in your device and BAM the transformation begins. They also customize SK3's as well, now everyone can toss the horrible fat clipon covers.

Check for this dude right here, DJ Blaqstarr fresh out of Philly. He brings reggea-tech / glam sound waves that are head bobbing. His play list also features a chopped and screwed version of Mike Jones "Still Tippn" with Brazilian rappers killing the freestyle. You can sample his work on his myspace page direct.

Macy’s has cut a deal with Tommy Hilfiger to become the exclusive department store retailer of the company’s men’s and women’s sportswear in the United States, beginning in fall 2008. This is a huge deal for Macy's which is expanding the collection in all of their retail stores and on They will also feature Hilfiger in all of their marketing campaigns.

Friday, October 26, 2007

Louis vutton and murakami team up at the Geffen MOCA art gallery in Los Angeles. Opening night is on Sat. October 29, 2007. This will mark the first time in history that a designer brand opens a Shop right in the middle of an exhibition.

These AiAiAi Swirl Earphones come in either a bold orange, black or military olive color scheme. On top of their unique looks, the AiAiAi earphones are designed to minimize external noise, and provide a full 20 - 20,000Hz frequency response range for excellent sound reproduction. In addition, they feature a super thick, coiled cord design to hold up to just about any abuse from sitting in your backpack or back pack.
RAF SIMONS "Leather Strap Boot" was the first style of footwear released by Raf Simons and is based on an original military boot, which is made from premium quality leather and showcased in the original white.
Manufactured from premium Italian cotton this sweat is available in limited numbers and the heavy weight zip up hoody features a kangaroo pocket, ribbed cuffs and waistband for extra fit and shape. Produced in two colour ways, the hoody is finished with the INSA teardrop logo embroidered on the chest.

This FOLK Contrast Knit is a beautiful style in a strong and very complimentary colourway. The body of the piece is shown in light gray and finishes with a strong hint of orange. The knit has a v neck with 2 buttons to finish, and the body has a subtle knitting effect running through it.
ALL of these products and more are available at OKI-NI. A London based online store which was established in September of 2001. They bring a wide selection from Alexander Mcqueen to Lacoste, along with accessories, dope gadgets and head wear as well.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Please always remember that ......... YOU ARE ... somebody (At least to someone)

Another Halloween edition, Nike SB releases their "Friday the 13Th" Dunk High. The best part about these kicks is when the distressed leather starts waring away another color emerges. The sneakers are available at the Brooklyn Projects.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Yes, that reads D&G but it's not the infamous D&G Razor. It's a Motorola V3i Diamond Edition customized by GoldStriker. The UK based company will dip anything you can think of in 24 karats. They have a wide selection of cellphones including the IPHONE which when covered in gold is even more magically delicious!

This year sneaker producers like Reebok are stepping out of the Orange/Black theme for their Halloween editions. Instead of the classic colors the sneakers are being inspired by characters of horror films. Here are the “Chucky” Reebok Ventilators, the shoe matchs Chucky's infamous striped sweater and jean overalls. These kicks are available online at Solebox or Mita Sneakers.

Maison Martin Margelia and leading Italian eyewear Company Marcolin collaborate to create L’INCOGNITO sunglasses. This will be the very first pair of glasses released by Margelia. The model will be available in February of 08 exclusively at Margiela’s stores and selected luxury retailers. The concept is designed for women and will be released in four colors, black, brown, mirrored and transparent.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

The Jordan brand are raising their stakes by only releasing an official line of collab AF1XJordan 5's for '08. Thats right, you Jordan Airnatics!! No more new releases of Retro Jordans till AT LEAST 09!! These kicks are an exclusive leak to whats yet to come. Due out in stores Summer '08 with a very Jordanesque price tag of $145.

If you're in LA head down to Chinatown for the opening reception of New High(M)art presents Brian Lichtenberg "Pop Up Store" on Saturday, November 3. Designer Brian Lichtenberg will be the first to showcase his one-of-a-kind designs for the stores new one-of series.

If you're in London check out Mr Shepard Fairey Exhibition. make the date & see the work.
Date : November 2nd - 25th

PF FLYERS are making a HUGE come back! They remind us of the classic NIKE blazers for women, actually a pair I JUST saw in Sporty LA on Melrose this weekend. They are nonetheless fresh and the brown and sandy tan can pretty much be rocked with any pair of jeans. You can find a dealer near you at the website direct.

Monday, October 22, 2007

Here's a look at the new spring 08' collection from "Raf" by Raf Simmons. Bringing an eastern spin on his long jacks and high top boots, the line is hands down phenominal.

Grey Ant
Jeremy Scott
Joseph Domingo

Slight LA Fashion week re-cap