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fragment design x NikeLab Roshe LD-1000 “Black”

A favorite silhouette of Hiroshi Fujiwara, the Roshe LD-1000 continues to act as a collaborative platform for his brand, fragment design. Again under the NikeLab moniker, a new monochromatic iteration is set to release next week, adorned in a tonal black aesthetic constructed in suede and nubuck fabrication. Done up with nostalgic Nike script, waxed […]

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Nike Roshe One “Iguana”

Nike is back with another colorway adorning its popular Roshe One silhouette (previously known as the Roshe Run). This time around, the classic Phylon sole is kept a clean white, while its upper is comprised of a brown canvas matched with a teal tribal-inspired print. Finishing it off is its white Swoosh and matching brown canvas laces. Head over to Packer Shoes to cop a pair for $85 USD.

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adidas Originals 2016 Spring Tubular Collection

adidas fans will be happy to know that the German sportswear giant has a bevy of new Tubular silhouettes on tap for a debut next year. Now, after getting an initial glimpse at the designs at Paris Fashion Week, we have an even better look at the upcoming Spring/Summer 2016 releases. Reworking the original sole unit of the Tubular 93 in a number of ways, the range includes the new Nova, Doom, X, and Defiant silhouettes and sees the likes of Primeknit, neoprene, elastic, leather and suede construction across both high- and low-tops. Crafted in clean combos of black, grey, and white, adidas’ new Tubular designs will make their debut early next year.

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“The World According to Kanye” E-Book Features Yeezy’s Best Quotes

The mind of Kanye West can be brilliant and confusing at the same time. The guys over at Wonder Shuttle and pxlfctry have partnered for a project titled The World According to Kanye, which further immortalizes Kanye by compiling some of ‘Ye’s best (or worst) and brightest quotes in an animated e-book. Words of wisdom, advice and reflection are paired with accompanying illustrations and playful text. You can download the full e-book here at no cost.

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Y-3 2015 Fall/Winter Kohna “Black”

Y-3 releases the flexible and lightweight Kohna silhouette in a black/round red colorway on a mixed construction of textile, suede and leather. The Kohna "Black" is a low-top sneaker that has an all-black upper fashioned from plush, breathable Neoprene, and features a suede heel patch and tab, a leather trim on the tongue, black rounded laces, a black and white split outsole, and textile lining and insole. A black and white patterned leather patch is stitched on the heel counter and bright red accents are found on the heel tab and outsole. The model also comes with two sets of laces and dust bags. You can purchase the Y-3 Kohna "Black" now at Très Bien for approximately $276 USD.

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Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” Video Detailed by Director Colin Tilley

Kendrick Lamar's "Alright" Video Detailed by Director Colin Tilley

On Tuesday, Kendrick Lamar shared the black and white video for "Alright". He flies around, raps atop a traffic light, and ultimately, smiles as he meets his end. In an attempt to unpack what’s happening in the video, MTV sat down with director Colin Tilley.

Tilley discussed the origins of the intro—the part where Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, and Jay Rock are carried by police officers—which features a new verse from Lamar. Apparently, while Tilley and Lamar were discussing the imagery of having cops carry the car, Lamar came up with some new music on the spot. 

…All of a sudden, Kendrick was like, “Hold on, man. I’m totally hearing something completely different for this right now.” He’s like, “I’m gonna write this song and we’ll send it to you tonight. But we’ll do this song as a segment before the video even starts.” So, they sent me the song like two days later and we continued to build on it.

Tilley also discussed some of the clip’s symbolism. Lamar is supposed to represent a Superman-like figure—a superhero in the sky that kids "aspire towards". He also discusses Lamar’s smile at the end:

Well, you know, it’s all a dream world. So, he’s really saying, “Everything is still gonna be alright.” At the end, really, when he smiled, we were all playing around with the fact that we should just have the chorus come back like, “We gon’ be alright!” But then it would have just kept going. But like I said, it’s really all about the positivity. 

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