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Harmony x Asics Present A Bright Duet Of Kayano 25s

Despite their lack of presence in the sneaker scene, Harmony exhibits a refined sense of taste that further establishes their title as a purveyor of modern fashion. David Obadia’s guidance since the label’s inception in 2014 has brought them to the final rounds of the ANDAM prize, with that forward-facing attitude bleeding into their forthcoming Asics collaboration. Left monochrome as is fitting of the house’s minimal style, the Gel Kayano 25 comes in twos: one dressed in a …

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nanamica Teams Up With New Balance To Present Two GORE-TEX RC-1s

As one of the largest fashion capitals in the world, Japan is constantly under a vigilant eye in regards to its characteristically strong craftsmanship. One such label that continues to bring that keen attention to detail to an entire subculture of garments is nanamica, an outdoors-focused atelier that is known most notably for their work on the North Face Purple Label. Designer Eiichiro Homma has a proven track record of 15 years in the industry, which he is now infusing into his upcoming pa…

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Needles And Vans Vault Present Three Luxurious Velvet-heavy Colorways

Helmed by Keizo Shimizu, the Nepenthes umbrella has grown rapidly to encompass notable labels like Engineered Garments, AiE, South2West8, and many others. Imbuing a characteristic Japanese craftsmanship in their designs, each label has presented their own unique interpretation of popular fashion subcultures. It has surely been a busy year for the umbrella and its cohorts — with Daiki Suzuki’s EG gearing up to release their UltraBOOST and Hoka One One silhouette — so Needles’ upcoming …

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PHANTACi And New Balance Present A “New Born” Collaboration With The 247 v2

They say good things come in threes, and that age-old rule certainly rings true when it comes to sneaker collaborations. Taiwan-based boutique PHANTACi and New Balance have joined forces for the third time to create a “NEW BORN” three-pack of New Balance 247 v2s, aiming to both break traditional rules and add a touch of modern fashion.

The collection is split into three S’s: Street (blue), Sport (pink), and Style (white). The “Street” features a playful l…

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The Evolution Of The New Balance 990, From 1982 To Present Day

New Balance, as we know it, reached new heights in 1982 and never looked back. The debut of the 990 was when the brand gained its identity as a powerhouse in running shoes, with Terry Heckler’s original brand logo greatly contributed to their bold re-entry. With the large and slanted N in place, the next step was to be as disruptive as possible, and the newly designed 990 was the shoe to carry that weight. There are so…

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Raf Simons to Present Forthcoming Collection at Pitti Uomo

Raf Simons will be presenting his Spring/Summer 2017 collection at Pitti Uomo, alongside a special project. The storied designer says that, “Florence has a special place in my heart. Over the years, I continued returning [to Pitti] to present my work or to collaborate on projects reflecting my personal vision.” Simons is very familiar with Pitti,…