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The Nike Cortez Gets Bronzed for Fall

As Straight Outta Compton continues to reign at theaters across the country, West Coast culture from years past is equally present in the sneaker community. Among the early and often adopters on the Nike Cortez, the re-emergence of the shoe perfectly coincides with the film’s geographic destination, a place where the Cortez was worn almost […]

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Puma x ICNY “Ice Cream Pack” Available This Weekend

It seems as though 2015 has been “The Year of the Collaboration” as yet another notable streetwear brand and an iconic footwear entity have partnered up. Puma and ICNY are the latest partner as the “Ice Cream Pack” will hit retailers this weekend. Featuring the Puma IGNITE silhouette, the two distinct iterations features the surnames […]

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‘The Simpsons’ x Ron English x Kenny Scharf x Kidrobot Figures Coming Soon

Kidrobot is teaming up with contemporary artist Ron English and painter Kenny Scharf for a new toy series fashioned after beloved characters from The Simpsons. The collection of premium vinyl figurines includes two three-inch figures titled "Bart Grin" and "Homer Grin" by Ron English that will retail for $15 USD, and a six-inch Bart figure by Scharf that will be priced at $60 USD. Furthermore, a Simpsons-themed three-inch Mini Figures Series of collectibles will be released shortly after. The Simpsons x Kidrobot toys will be released in-store and online at Kidrobot this December. You can shop older models of Simpsons x Kidrobot collectibles here.

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A First Look At The OVO x Air Jordan 8 Collaboration

Drake has just officially unveiled his OVO x Air Jordan 8 collaboration on his Instagram. While he’s been seen rocking the kicks in previous occasions, this is the first time we’ve been able to get a good look at them, and it seems that the styles are official (although no word yet on any release information). Available in both a black and a white colorway, the sneakers are predominantly monochromatic aside from some detailing near the sole. On the inside of the footwrap is "6IX YEARS," alluding to OVO’s sixth anniversary. Stay tuned for more information regarding the OVO x AJ 8’s.

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BEAMS PLUS 2015 Fall/Winter Collection

BEAMS PLUS returns to our pages with some clean assortments for fall/winter 2015. The brand again relies on elevated staples for the range, here focusing on details such as material blocking, patterning and tailored fits to distinguish itself from the pack. The mission is admirable and the product is even moreso; BEAMS PLUS here delivers a slew of unique yet timeless silhouettes, including: goat leather trucker jackets, Harris Tweed blazers, slim-cut waterproof bombers and raised neck rib-knit sweaters. For bottoms, BEAMS insists on the perfect pair of worn denim for everyday use, elsewhere offering up extra-cushy jersey lined gym pants. Take a gander at this dope collection from BEAMS PLUS, the whole of which is available at fine retailers such as END. now.

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Nike Kobe X iD “Sgt. Mamba”

As a nod to the Los Angeles Lakers superstar’s hard-nosed style of play, NIKEiD is set to offer up a brand new customization option for Kobe Bryant’s signature Kobe X later this month. Dubbed "Sgt. Mamba," the option will allow users to customize the low-top with a colorful graphic-covered upper will a bevy of color options and applications like midsole speckling will remain available. Look for the Kobe X iD "Sgt. Mamba" to launch online August 24 for $225 USD.

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The Nike Air Flight Huarache Gets “Croc Suede” Update

More looks at the Nike Air Flight Huarache emerge today, as the retro hoops silhouette travels a newly paved luxurious path. Incorporating a blacked-out aesthetic that pairs croc skin and suede construction, neoprene underlays remain as a matching black midsole finishes the look below. Give this opulent Nike Air Flight Huarache “Croc Suede” a look below […]

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Golf Wang x Vans 2015 Old Skool Collection

After two successful collaborations under Vans Syndicate in both 2012 and last year, here Vans inducts a now-grown Tyler into the big leagues with a new collection tied to his Golf Wang clothing imprint. First previewed on Tyler’s Instagram page, this particular release is centered around the Old Skool silhouette. As noted by other parties, this iteration is constructed with panels of ostentatiously bold orange, blue, yellow and pink, and likely relates back to Golf Wang’s own apparel collection for Fall 2015. Get a feel for the collection with these preliminary images, and look for the Golf Wang x Vans collection to drop at select retailers on August 29.

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