First Look At A$AP Rocky’s Under Armour Shoe, Kanye’s Twitter Antics, And More Of This Week’s Top Stories

This week’s edition of Top Stories featured more of the sneaker industry’s heavy hitters doing what they do best. Virgil had his OFF WHITE footprint all over the week, as a first look of the OFF WHITE x Air Jordan 1 “UNC” was revealed as well as the next two Presto selections. A$ AP Rocky’s first signature sneaker with Under Armour was revealed as well, and it clearly takes design cues from the Osiris D3 Skate Shoe. As usual, Jordan Brand had plenty to say, as reg…

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Richardson Adds Heritage Work Shirts and Bag Options for Spring/Summer 2018

Just a week removed from dropping its latest spring/summer release, Richardson comes right back with a new offering, this time releasing a range as functional as it is stylish. Applying a subtle twist to heritage-style workwear, the multidimensional imprint brings to the table a small sampling of chambray-fashioned work shi…

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Yeezy 2 Vibes Appears On LeBron’s Shoes For The Playoffs

Nike’s newest LeBron Soldier 12 iteration comes fully equipped with serious Yeezy vibes. Dressed in multiple shades of grey, its color scheme is reminiscent of the Nike Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum. The similarity is highlighted by a red ring that encompasses the entire border of the ankle collar. Its quilted texture underneath that aforementioned ankle collar is also somewhat comparable to the scaly tooling of the highly coveted Yeezy selection. Another design element of note is mysterious 21…

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Nike Brings Colorful New Prints to the Huarache & Vandal

Nike’s Air Huarache and Vandal models have returned boasting intriguing color mashups. Each model is dominated in “Sail” with the accenting colors including an abstract mix of green, blue, yellow, brown and purple. On the Huarache the pattern is placed in the neoprene underlay with the Vandal welcoming the same motif added to the lat…

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Luxury Brand MCM And Puma To Release Suede 50 Collaboration

The iconic Puma Suede, a sneaker that boasts deep roots in everything from basketball to breakdancing, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and as part of the celebration, Puma has joined forces with German luxury brand MCM for an extra-luxe collaborative take on the classic silhouette. Premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival by hip-hop legend Big Daddy Kane and rising MC Rhapsody, the luxury sneaker arrives in two colorways: tan and white. The tan iteration features MCM’s cogn…

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Dexton Deboree Discusses UNBANNED: The Legend Of AJ1 Documentary

Tomorrow, Unbanned: The Legend Of AJ1 will see its world premiere at the Beacon Theater in New York City’s Upper West Side as part of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Prior to its debut, we caught up with the film’s creator Dexton Deboree, co-founder of the creative agency Los York and self-proclaimed sneaker fan, to discuss the mission behind the making of this film. Deboree, who spent over two years completing this documentary, opens up about some of the surpris…

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Join the Advisory Board Crystals Capsule Launch Party at Patron of the New

Advisory Board Crystals is once again linking up with renowned New York City boutique Patron of the New for an exclusive collection titled “A Study in Camouflage II.” The new range is a follow up to the duo’s capsule release last year. Part II is an extension of Abc.’s expertise in print, pattern and color as there will be eye-catching tees, sweat…

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LQQK Studio And Vans Launch Footwear Capsule

Vans Vault and Brooklyn-based creative agency LQQK Studio have teamed up to present an extensive collection featuring premium materials and original twists on classic Vans silhouettes. Consisting of the Epoch Sport LX and the Authentic One Piece LX, the collaborative effort features premium hairy suede uppers on all 6 sneakers, while unique details like retro, re-worked Vans logos, semi-translucent outsoles and gold/silver eyelets provide contrast. Both the Epoch Sport LX and Authentic One Pi…

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