You might’ve seen his hats in the streets, but do you know 40oz Van? Since launching his business a year ago, The Bronx native’s snapbacks have become must haves in street wear decor. At $40 a pop, artists like Kendrick Lamar, Bun B, and Swizz Beatz have been spotted rocking the caps. More recently, he was featured on Funkmaster Flex’s Who You Mad At Me Or Yourself? With his next hat dropping later this month, 40 spoke on his origins, business acumen and social media presence. He’s a hustler homie, you’re a customer crony. Cop a cap here.
The rose all over print is one of the key pieces in the new Supreme Spring/Summer 2013 Collection. Today the New York brand announced their new collaboration with Vans for Spring 2013, using the print across three sneakers – the Sk8 Hi, the Era and the Half Cab. The artwork comes from an album by New Order from 1983, designed by Peter Saville.
“…utilizing original album artwork from New Order’s iconic 1983 release Power, Corruption & Lies. The album’s cover was designed by English art director Peter Saville and incorporates the 19th century painting “A Basket of Roses” by French artist Henri Fantin-Latour.
The Chukka and The Era will feature canvas uppers with leather lining and in-soles. The SK8-Hi will feature premium suede/canvas uppers with leather lining and in-soles.”
The new Supreme x Vans sneakers will be available in-store in NY, LA, London and online on March 7th. In Japan they will release on March 9th.
Frequent collaborators Stussy and Herschel Supply Co. are back at it and present for Spring 2013 the Aloha Luggage Collection. As part of the collection they present the Heritage Backpack, Sutton Duffle Bag and Harvest Tote Bag.
All three bags come in each three colorways, featuring a solid upper in blue, beige and black and accents in a flower print.
The new Stussy x Herschel Supply Co. Spring 2013 Luggage Collection releases on March 8, 2013.
Supreme will be presenting another collaboration with COMME des GARCONS SHIRT and now we learn that the New York brand also seems to have a Jean-Michel Basquiat collaboration up its sleeves. In line with previous artist collaborations, the man and the myth perfectly fits Supreme. Unlike the CdG SHIRT collaboration, we expect the Basquiat product to be announced along with the official showcase of their Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, which can only be days away.
Utilizing a mix of red, black, and green, with a yellow Swoosh and heel-tab as well as a special graphic on the insole, these SB Dunks were designed by Nike SB Team rider Theotis Beasley. The Pan-African flag was the primary source for inspiration according to Beasley.
Beasley’s SB Dunks are set to release sometime this month at select retailers, including Berlin’sCivilist.
In a collaboration with director Nabil Elderkin,Jeremy Scottstars in a unique video presenting his Spring/Summer 2013 collection foradidas Originals. Jeremy Scott’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection is as eccentric as ever with influences from mystical feathered creatures to billiard balls. An all-over eagle print carries throughout the collection and is executed on Jeremy’s signature winged high top shoe. Other highlights include the JS chain cage track top with cut-out body and basketball jerseys reinterpreted with uneven hems, fringing and woven fabrics. His affinity for animals continues: there’s a leopard headpiece and a pair of sneakers adorned with sunglass-wearing poodles.
Another all time classic colorway of the Air Jordan 1 will be hitting retail on February 16, 2013. Designated as a Retro High OG, the Black/Varsity Royal model comes with “Nike Air” detailing rather than the Jumpman logo, similar to what we saw with the Air Jordan 3 Retro 88. This one is high on our list of must-haves for 2013.
Herschel Supply Co. took inspiration from the changing of the seasons for their latest Bad Hills collection. The new collection of bags includes a colorful, all-over bird print to remind us that warmer days are on the horizon. Paired next to the fuzzy animals are bags featuring a strong dose of bright, bold colors.
Today we can finally give you a further look at the two Nike Air Max 1s that the brand designed in cooperation with Tokyo boutique atmos. Next to the snake/camo and leopard/camo versions of the iconic Air Max 1 sneaker, the two also present matching snapback caps and t-shirts, using the same patterns. The full collection will launch on February 23rd, 2013.
This year Nike SB is also taking part in celebrating Black History Month with this ‘McRad’ Dunk High. Based off the early 1980′s punk band McRad, this shoe celebrates lead manChuck Treece‘s contributions to skateboarding, from the music to being one of the first African Americans to have the cover of Thrasher Magazine.
The McRad Dunk is available now at Premier for $112 USD.
solebox has decided to celebrate their ten years of business in Berlin with the Saucony Shadow 5000 ‘Three Brothers Part 2’ pack. Nylon, mesh, and synthetic suede come together to form the uppers of each pair, contrasted by dark grey trim and accented by white midsoles. The pack is expected to become available beginning February 16th in limited quantities exclusively at solebox.
adidas ObyO Jeremy Scott JS Wings ‘Rainbow Glitter’
Shimmering in all the colours of the rainbow, Jeremy Scott’s Wings shoes step out for Spring/Summer 2013 with a vibrantly coloured foil leather upper. This shoe has a blue base with glitter particles that radiate stripes in pink, orange, purple and green. Features a leather lining, a cushiony EVA midsole, and a shimmering rubber outsole.