Monthly Archives: May 2016

adidas Gives the EQT Support ADV Its Signature “Sub Green” Colorway Treatment

Rendered in adidas’ signature “Sub Green” colorway, this version of the EQT Running Support ADV recalls the brand’s rich history in sports shoe design. The familiar color combination can be seen on popular models such as the EQT Running Guidance ‘93, the Tech Super, and other archive-inspired silhouettes. Built for performance and style, the pair is made from breathable Primeknit and accented with suede and synthetic materials. The textured rubber soles provide excellent traction, while the mesh linings deliver all-day comfort. Keep your calendars marked, as the “Sub Green” EQT Running Support ADVs are slated to drop sometime in July.

If however you’re more of the minimalist type, consider the previously dropped “Triple White” rendition for your casual lineup.

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Stray Rats Plays No Games in Its 2016 Summer Drop Lookbook

Miami streetwear brand Stray Rats has returned with a new set of visuals for its upcoming summmer drop. The visuals were shot in the 305's Arcade Odyssey and features a new grip of graphic tees, hoodies, shorts and accessories. As usual, the collection's inspo-board must've been all over the map: flips of Bashful from Snow White, the Miami-Dade County logo, Michael Jackson's Heal the World, and Exodus' band logo.

Check the imagery out above and get ready to cop pieces when they drop over on the SR web store on June 2.

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Here’s a Better Look at the Nike Free Trainer Instinct “Hustle Hart”

After debuting on the feet of Kevin Hart as he starred on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, we take a closer look at the special edition of Nike's Free Trainer Instinct. Dubbed the "Hustle Hart" edition, this colorway showcases Kevin Hart's dedication to a healthier lifestyle while motivating the wearer. Throughout the shoe you'll find influential phrases such as "Health is Wealth" and "Motivation is Contagious" amongst many others in 3M reflective detailing. The chukka-styled upper hosts a flexible warp knit which shapes to your foot to enhance the feel of natural motion. Resting atop of Nike's Free Sole, subtle details follow such as Hustle Hart branding on the tongue and on the insoles.

General release editions of the Nike Free Trainer Instinct are currently available at select Nike retailers and online for $130 USD, while the "Hustle Hart" colorway is expected to release in June.

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Nike Is Bringing Back the Original Hyperdunk

It looks like Nike is gearing up to bring back the original Hyperdunk in a bevy of colorways, just in time for the Olympics. The high-top made its debut back at the 2008 Olympic Games when Kobe Bryant and other members of the Redeem Team made use of the new silhouette throughout the tournament; several NBA teams also banned the model for lacking any real ankle support. The shoe did mark the introduction of Nike's Flywire technology, though.

Nike has previewed two new tonal color ways of the OG Hyperdunk: a bright Solar Red and a wraith-like black-on-black. There is no official release date as yet, but stay tuned for more info as it becomes available.

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Watch Thomas Winkle Give a Skater’s Tour of Barcelona

Barcelona's ever-evolving cityscape and Gaudi architecture make it a hotbed for creative skateboarding, so much so that seasoned skate filmographer Thomas Winkle has called the Spanish city home on and off for the past twelve years. Watch as Winkle gives Vice a tour of the skater's Barcelona: he introduces the crew to his neighbor (a cop), his landlord (an unsuspecting Spaniard) and a who's-who of skate talent on the streets, most of whom Winkle knows on a first-name basis. There's also an obligatory stop at MACBA, Barcelona's museum of contemporary art -- a literal landmark in the world of street skating.

Check the video out above.


Palace x adidas Originals 2016 Spring/Summer Collection Part 2

Following the unveil of two new PALACE Pro coloways due out this weekend, we now have an exclusive look at the accompanying apparel collection. Part two of the Palace x adidas Originals 2016 spring/summer collection features classic tracksuits, lightweight shorts, engineered tees and more with nostalgic football design sensibilities. The followup to May's Part 1 is slated to drop this Saturday, June 4 online and select retailers globally.

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The Air Jordan 11 Retro Low “Varsity Red” Makes Its Long-Awaited Return

Last seen in 2001, the Air Jordan 11 Retro Low is returning in a colorway that sees its patent leather done up in "Varsity Red." The red plays off a tonal white midsole and a predominantly white nylon upper for contrast. The firetruck kicks drop on June 4 and will retail for $170 USD.

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The Nepsu Triangle Raises the Bar Without Compromising Its Aesthetic

Transitioning from the usual placement of a table or desk, the Nepsu Triangle is a hi-fi speaker that increases the space in your home by taking a higher, more "elevated" approach to placement. While occupying a room's corner instead of a shelf or counter, the clever speaker becomes one with the entire room while providing the perfect amount of sound for a smaller area. Lastly, choose from a wide range of colors to coincide with a specific room's theme or vibe during use for the ultimate pairing of design and function.

The Nepsu Triangle is currently on Indiegogo starting at $210 USD.

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UPDATE: The adidas NMD R1 Primeknit “Japan Boost” Is Confirmed for June 10

UPDATE: adidas has confirmed the "Japan Boost" NMD_R1 seen above with a white Boost sole will release on June 10.

The adidas NMD model's recently launched Primeknit editions will continue to roll out in full force this summer and the series' latest silhouette introduces a deadly black colorway to the popular runner. The model's tightly woven Primeknit upper is decorated with Japanese scripture in white that details the low-cut runner throughout, as well as a subtle design around the heel collar. Tonal laces, a matching heel tab, and a subtle black stripes and detailing with matching plugs complete the black look.

Get an updated official glimpse of the upcoming sneaker above.

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Air Jordan 11 Retro Low “Midnight Navy”

A special gum colorway meets the latest low-top edition of the Air Jordan 11 Retro put forth by Jordan Brand this season. Sporting a dominant "Midnight Navy" blue color across its upper, this Air Jordan 11 is detailed with a white midsole and a thick, visible light brown gum rubber outsole underneath. Matching tonal laces and an embroidered Jordan logo on the tongue keep this classic sneaker's design simple and understated, perfect for the streets or the court.

Purchase the Air Jordan 11 Retro Lows in Midnight Navy/White-Gum Light Brown from Sneaker Politics when they release June 4 for $170 USD.

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This Aston Martin MK III Prototype Was James Bond’s Spy Mobile of Choice

Petrolicious covers its latest car documentary, this time showcasing something truly remarkable and rare.

In 1984, classic car collector Dave Adams was supposed to acquire a convertible version of the 1957 Aston Martin MK III from a trusted dealer. Sadly, the dealer sold that car, but instead pointed him to this light blue MK III prototype. It was love at first sight, but Adams wasn't too thrilled about the color. The purchase also came with a collection of documents including engineer reports citing all the improvements needed to produce the perfect version of the model. Generally, prototypes are scrapped due to its lack of marketability, but luckily this car was not only saved, but used to race the Grand Prix Circuit of the Monte Carlo. In addition, the 1957 Aston Martin MK III holds a special place in the world of James Bond. While actor Sean Connery drove a DB5 in the movies, it is actually a gadget-filled 1957 Aston Martin MK III that James Bond drives in Ian Fleming's Goldfinger novel.

Explores Dave Adams' serendipitous encounter with this timeless classic in the video above. If 80's cars are more your thing, don't miss the awesome Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 16 Cosworth.


Palace Unveils Two New adidas Originals PALACE Pro Primeknits for June

Having already released two colorways earlier in May, Palace Skateboards and adidas Originals are back with two new iterations of the collaborative PALACE Pro Primeknit sneaker. This time around, the two dominate hues include "Surf Petrol" and "Bright Orange," each of which rests atop a white midsole. Both pairs are slated to release this weekend, Saturday, June 4, with the possibility of some new clothing releasing as well.

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