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South Korea’s Kasina And Converse Team Up For One Star And Chuck Taylor Collection

Seoul, Korea-based streetwear brand Kasina has teamed up with iconic sneaker brand Converse to celebrate the two entity’s unique influence on street culture with a One Star and a Chuck Taylor 70I Ox design. Having opened its doors in 1997, Kasina has influenced Korea’s youth street culture for over twenty years by pushing cultural boundaries for musicians, skaters and artists. This collection with Converse pays homage to the brand’s unmatched influence with Kasina-inspired e…

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The Nike Air Huarache Drift Goes To South Beach

Nike’s newest addition to the always popular Air Huarache line comes by way of the new customizable Air Huarache Drift silhouette. This new look colorway has strong strong South Beach vibes as it dons the same attractive color combination featured on multiple “South Beach” LeBron iterations. Clearly carrying over elements from the original Huarache construction, the highlight of this model is the removable clasp units that allow the wearer the decide his or her own signature…

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HYPEBEAST’s South Africa “Mzansi Style Guide” Episode 1 – Braamfontein Scene

Following the trailer of “Mzansi Style Guide,” we bring you the first episode of our three-part series which looks at South Africa’s street culture and the personalities that make up its creative landscape. Dubbed “Braamfontein Scene,” we take to the central suburb of Johannesburg. As a cultural arc that c…

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Nike LeBron Ambassador VIII “South Beach”

It has been almost two full seasons since LeBron James left the Miami Heat, but his connection to the city — and the team — lives on through new silhouettes like the LeBron Ambassador 8. Continuing in the tradition started by the Nike LeBron 8 “South Beach,” the Asia-exclusive model sports a black, Hyper Turquoise and Bright Crimson colorway that recalls the di…

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Yasiin Bey Named Creative Director of South African Brand Unknown Union

Brooklyn-born, activist Yasiin Bey recently announced his retirement from the hip-hop game and has now officially signed on as Creative Director of Unknown Union, a South African-born label based in Cape Town and New York.

With Yasiin at the helm overseeing the brand’s design concepts, the labe…

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