Monthly Archives: July 2013

PUMA 2013 Fall Disc Blaze LTWT

Last seen in summery apropos "Hawaiian Ocean" and blue/beige colorways, PUMA's lightweight, contemporary take on the original Disc Blaze is set to return for Fall 2013 in a bevy of brand new colorways. The likes of predominately tonal black and white colorways incorporate subtle "Green Sheen" and "Cherry Tomato" accents, respectively, while additional colorways include "Blackberry Cordial," a "Limestone" edition with orange accents, and a "Bluegrass" edition with bold hits of teal atop a white base. All five are now available via Korea's Kasina.

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The Hanger One: ICARUS_13 Sat One and Roids

The second instalment from The HangerOne Project, a series by Hangfire that uses aeroplanes as a base for street and graffiti art, is ICARUS_13: an unconventional street art project that combines the forces of famed graffiti artists, Sat One and ROIDS. Faced with a Boeing 737 as their canvas, the artists were confronted with the challenges of painting upon a unique, yet massive and complex, curved aluminium surface in the midst of wind and wet weather conditions. The four-minute video, which is shot and composed by Gavin Strange, shows the artists manoeuvring precariously around the giant vehicle as they slowly and steadily encompass it with paint.

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American Hustle Official Trailer

Director David O. Russell visited Good Morning America yesterday to debut the first trailer to his upcoming film American Hustle. With a screenplay by Eric Warren Singer and Russell, the previously-named American Bullshit movie is based on the ABSCAM sting operation that took place on Long Island during the late ‘70s and early ‘80s. Starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner with appearances by Louis C.K. and Robert De Niro, American Hustle is scheduled to appear in theaters this December through Sony Pictures.

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White Mountaineering 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook

“One, design. Two, utility. Three, technology.” This is the philosophy behind White Mountaineering -- the outdoors-obsessed label designed by Yosuke Aizawa -- and its Spring/Summer 2014 collection is no exception to the rule. Composed of technical, heritage-inspired clothing, next year's warm weather looks include performance-ready garments, tailoring and casual silhouettes ideal for the active modern man. If you're looking for White Mountaineering's signature patterns, meanwhile, Aizawa doesn't disappoint with an all-new array of stripes, checks and botanical prints. Check out the lineup of Spring/Summer 2014 looks here and visit White Mountaineering's website for more information.

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Diamond Supply Co. VVS 2 QS

For its latest footwear release, SoCal's Diamond Supply Co. is set to drop a QuickStrike edition of its VVS 2. Releasing in red and burgundy colorways, the low-top boasts an upper of nappa suede and genuine leather atop a low-profile vulcanized rubber outsole while the brand's signature Diamond Blue hue provides contrasting accents throughout. Retailing for $90 USD each, the two colorways are due out at Diamond's Los Angeles storefront and its online store today, July 31 at 3 p.m. PDT.

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COMME des GARÇONS HOMME 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

Bridging the realm of light and comfortable casual wear with the artistry of tailored apparel, COMME des GARÇONS HOMME is bringing a casual yet sleek look to their spring/summer collection. Working off a palette of light blues, ash greys and soft reds, a common theme throughout the collection was the partnering of blazers with dress shorts and sweaters with tailored jackets. Subtle floral and plaid patterns accented the shirts and tailored shorts, while the pairing of a navy blazer with cropped red jersey pant made for an unconventional composition.

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Nike Free Inneva Woven “Newsprint”

Reminiscent of the "Mine Grey" and "Armory Navy" renditions of the silhouette, Nike Sportswear's acclaimed Free Inneva Woven has made a debut in a brand new "Newsprint" colorway. Adopting the greyish-black hue for the entirety of its hand-woven nylon upper, the shoe sees Blue Hero applied to its leather-lined suede heel panel while matching rope laces and a speckled Free 5.0 sole complete the package. Look for the "Newsprint" edition of the woven kicks now at NSW retailers like Tokyo's atmos.

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Nike Lunar LDV Trail Low “Linen”

Just two weeks ago Nike unveiled its latest hybrid creation in which the American shoemaker took its iconic LDV silhouette from 1978 and placed it atop its critically acclaimed Lunarlon sole to create the Lunar LDV Trail Low. The result was a juxtaposition of both old and new innovations: a classic long distance runner with state-of-the-art cushioning. Today, the longstanding athletic apparel purveyor presents the design in an ultra breathable "Linen" make-up. Adorned in the neutral shade along with Atomic Red and black accents and complete with a retro-inspired nylon tongue, the above casual trainer is currently available through atmos for ¥12,600 JPY (approximately $128 USD).

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Lenny Mcgurr – A FUTURA Tale

For three days in April of this year American graffiti pioneer FUTURA took to Insurgentes Avenue in Mexico City to create a colossal-sized mural that currently overlooks one of the longest avenues in the world. In collaboration with Hennessy and the creative team of All City Canvas, the worldly street artist further enlists a collection of local artists sporting Lucha Libre masks that go by the group name of Da Flow Team. As Futura discusses his acclaimed career, we get a look at the process that went into creating his Mexico City wall mural.

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AGENDA LBC: Herschel Supply Co. 2014 Pebbled Leather Accessories

As Canadian outfitter Herschel Supply Co. moves into Spring/Summer 2014, it does so with an ease that can only come from a wealth of knowledge, experience and growth from its past successful years. A brand that has seen incredible growth since its inception, has not only managed to maintain its integrity, but also push the boundaries of its core offerings every season. For the upcoming year, the brand has decided to experiment with pebbled leather for a range of accessories and small leather goods. The collection, which will be comprised of bi-fold wallets, coin pouches and zip card cases, sees tonal zippers and accents across the majority of the supple leather exterior. Understated and embossed Herschel Supply Co. branding is seen emblazoned along the front panel, while matching zipper pulls on the coin and card cases round things out. Look for these to begin hitting select Herschel Supply Co. stockists as the new year gets closer.

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Nike Air Diamond Turf “Gamma Green”

Just over a week ago we previewed the “Challenge Red” rendition to Deion Sanders’ signature sneaker model, and today we received word that the Nike Air Diamond Turf will received another makeover in a “Gamma Green” colorway. A possible homage to one of his many aliases, “Neon Deion,” this model features a ‘South Beach’ color scheme atop a base that will surely become a summer favorite for years to come. Priced at $120 USD, Nike’s “Gamma Green” take on the Air Diamond Turf is currently available at Sneaker Politics.

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