Monthly Archives: April 2017

Pharrell x adidas Tennis Hu Goes for Gold

Pharrell Williams continues to add on to his ever growing collection with adidas after announcing a new colorway for the Pharrell x adidas Tennis Hu. The sneakers boast a white Primeknit base, matching white laces and bright yellow soles. The shoe also features gold tabs on the back, making sure it'll really stand out. According to Sole Box, the shoe is slated to come out on May 6. We'll have to see if that date is the same for the worldwide release. In the mean time, check out the other crazy colors Pharrell has used with adidas so far.

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Todd Snyder and PF Flyers Unveil the Rambler Low in Tan

New York-based Todd Snyder has teamed up with PF Flyers once again for a noteworthy footwear collaboration, following its Rambler Hi silhouette. This time around, we see the classic sneaker in a low-top construction, featuring premium suede in a tan colorway donning the upper. Additional details include lambskin leather along the liner, branded pull tabs on the heels and matching flat laces. The shoe is balanced atop a clean rubber sole, embossed with PF Flyers' logo on the outer sole. Get a close up of the shoes above and pick up a pair at retailers like KITH now for $150 USD.

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Google Project Allows You to Visit Over 2,500 Museums From Your Computer or Phone

As part of its Arts & Culture project, Google has announced they're opening up thousands of art exhibits to its online audience. Similar to Google Street View, the new technology allows users to explore different museums and monuments from all around the world, with 360° views of places like Mount Rushmore, Stonehenge and the Colosseum on their computers or smart phones.

With a total of 2,779 places available, Google provides virtual visits to these places free of cost, making even the artwork inside the exhibits viewable. Whether you're using it for educational purposes or just out of pure curiosity, the Google Arts & Culture platform comes free of cost and is available through its website as well as through the App Store and Google Play.

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Tim Westwood Announces He’ll Be at Palace’s Grand Opening in New York City

As if the opening of the new Palace store in New York City couldn't get any more hyped, British DJ and Producer Tim Westwood has announced he will be in attendance at the store for its grand opening on May 5. Westwood made the announcement on the company's Instagram page, saying he'll "Be on the set tearing it down."

The new flagship store will be the first of its kind in North America, making it the second Palace store in the world outside of its home store in London. Keep it locked here for any new details ahead of the grand opening. In the meantime, check out Palace's awesome trailer for its new store starring Jonah Hill and Leo Fitzpatrick.

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F-LAGSTUF-F’s 2017 Fall/Winter Collection Gets Cues From the Northwest

Japanese brand F-LAGSTUF-F showed us its recent spring/summer collection by exploring Tokyo's skate culture via an artful short film. Its upcoming "North West" 2017 fall/winter collection takes a different turn by drawing inspiration from America's Northwestern region. Rooted in bold designs including leopard print outerwear, bright geometric pants and oversized shearling jackets, the range of items captures the vividness of the brand's metropolis hometown with the ruggedness of the outdoors. Accessories such as wool caps, knit headwear and belts help to round out the set, while F-LAGSTUF-F's signature graphic-led shirts are sprinkled throughout. Get a closer look at the pieces in the lookbook above and expect them to release at F-LAGSTUF-F's online shop soon.

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Virgil Abloh Previews Special OFF-WHITE Merch for Travis Scott’s Show

With Travis Scott's NYC show for his Birds Eye View tour mere hours away, fans are undoubtedly gearing up for the highly-anticipated performance at Terminal 5. Adding on to the excitement, Virgil Abloh (who will be playing a set before the showcase) has taken to his Instagram account to tease us with special merchandise expected to sell tonight only. The image shows off a Champion hoodie with Scott's signature bird and lightning motif, along with the text "MERCHANDISE" Virgil Abloh 2017' emblazoned across the back. While we're not certain if there will be more merch in conjunction with the hoodie, it seems like those attending tonight's show will be in for a treat.

tonight only ~ doors open at 7 i play at 8

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The Weeknd Brings Out Kendrick Lamar During His L.A. Show

In the midst of his Legend of the Fall world tour, The Weeknd decided to surprise his L.A. fans with a special guest on Saturday night. For his performance of "Sidewalks," Abel brought out none other than hometown hero Kendrick Lamar to join him on stage at The Forum for his featured part of the song. This might have been expected given his VEVO show in December where the Compton rapper also appeared to assist the Toronto singer. However, the guest performance last night didn't just end there. Kung Fu Kenny followed up with a solo set of his chart-topping single "HUMBLE." causing the audience to cheer with excitement. Get a glimpse of the performance and The Weeknd's futuristic stage below.

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A Look at NEIGHBORHOOD’s Hand-Drawn Memorial Pants

In line with the brand's counter-culture roots, NEIGHBORHOOD shares its latest design for a hand-drawn memorial pant. White, and slightly wide in the legs, the trousers feature a 100% premium cotton five-pocket construction, and old school scribblings around an outlaw theme. Originally made in japan, the pants are currently available on frequent stockist's site, GOODHOOD for approximately $415 USD.

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Musical Worlds Collide in DIGAWEL’s “Blond on Blonde” T-Shirt Capsule

Japanese label DIGAWEL has released two T-shirts that cheekily meld the works of two prolific artists together. Titled "Blond on Blonde," the capsule consists of two T-shirts in grey and white respectively that renders Bob Dylan's seminal 1966 record, Blonde on Blonde, with the typography of Frank Ocean's recent chart-topper, Blond. Retailing for 9,180 JPY each (approximately $82 USD), shop the pieces online at COVERCHORD.

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Japanese Eyewear Brand, Boston Club Releases a 2017 Spring/Summer Paris Lookbook

Boston Club, a contemporary Japanese eyewear brand based in Sabae City, Fukui Prefecture has released its 2017 spring/summer lookbook titled "Sacred Place of Glasses." Each item has been designed around a theme of "Made in Japan,"meaning the frames which are based on classical designs have been given a rework unique to the brand and its heritage. Check out the photos above shot by Felix Schaper of FUTUR for a closer look and shop the collection here.

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New Japanese Label K’rooklyn Takes Inspiration from Spike Lee’s 1994 Film

The latest in Japan's long-lived fascination with American culture is K'rooklyn, a new label based in Tokyo that is heavily inspired by Spike Lee's seminal 1994 semi-autobiographical film, Crooklyn. Capturing the oversized fits of that era, K'rooklyn's first collection features sweats and tees and black and grey, subtly embroidered with the brand's collegiate logo. To commemorate this first release, the label is holding the "K'rooklyn Fes" block party at the COMMUNE 2nd venue in Tokyo's Minami-Aoyama neighborhood, where its designs will be sold in the presence of DJ performances by the KANDYTOWN crew. Check out the event details below.

K'rooklyn Fes × Monday Blues @commune2nd

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Catch Up on The Gorillaz’ Hilarious Reddit AMA

After a six year hiatus, The Gorillaz made a triumphant return, pleasing fans all over with the 20-track album, Humanz released just the other day. The new body of music featured a line-up of collaborations with the likes of Vince Staples, Danny Brown, Kali Uchis and Mavis Staples. To talk about other ideal collaborations, clothing style, tricks for sleeping, and animation inspiration, the four artists behind the eclectic characters took to Reddit for an AMA. Check out some of the highlights below, and the full session here.

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