YG Covers ‘FADER’

Keep Your Head Up. Baring his new body ink, YG puts his head down on the front cover of Fader‘s new issue. In the cover story, he talks gang banging days, recent shooting, and more. Read the story in full here.

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Nike Kobe X Elite EXT QS Black/Metallic Gold-Gum

After debuting in white earlier this fall, the Black Mamba’s Kobe X Elite EXT is back for the holidays in a predominately black look. Translating the Kobe X Elite into an off-court design, the kicks sport an embossed black leather upper — in place of the on-court version’s Flyknit — and feature a matching midsole as metallic gold accents and a gum rubber outsole provide some contrast. Retailing for $275 USD, the latest Kobe Quickstrike is due out December 11 at select NSW spots.

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Acapulco Gold & Mark McNairy New Amsterdam Link for Capsule Collection

First seen in Acapulco Gold’s Fall 2015 lookbook, we now get a closer look at the Mark McNairy New Amsterdam “Double SOB” capsule collection. Its cornerstone piece is the Made in England Chukka boot in brown and black colorways. Both iterations utilize premium suede and ballistic-grade poly-cotton construction. The classic British silhouette retains its conventional characteristics […]

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Nike Kobe X Elite “American”

In anticipation of the U.S. presidential election coming up in 2016, Nike drops a POTUS-themed Kobe X just as the NBA launches Hoops for Troops this week. The fall/winter sneaker honors United States leaders and has an "American" title due to its patriotic colorway of University Red, White, Obsidian and Bright Crimson tones. The sneaker’s red Flyknit upper is contrasted with Obsidian purple-blue hues on the laces and sole. A large Swoosh makes a statement in white on the side.
The Nike Kobe X Elite "American" drops at Nike and select stockists November 24 for $225 USD.

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KITH x Reigning Champ “City Never Sleeps” Fleece Program

Alongside Columbia, Kith joins with Vancouver’s Reigning Champ to create a special fleece program as part of the NYC boutique’s upcoming "City Never Sleeps" collection. The collection will consist of the Herkimer Bomber, Frayed Thompson Crew and Bleecker Sweatpants with each piece having been redone with KITH’s classic labeling to add to Reigning Champ’s reliable Canadian fleece material. All crafted in Canada, the KITH x Reigning Champ "City Never Sleeps" Fleece Program incorporates high quality fleece to guarantee protection from mother nature during the harsh winter weather recognized in both New York and Canada. You can expect this collection to release on November 27 at 6AM EST at both KITH locations and 11AM EST at KITHNYC.com with prices ranging from $150 to $190 USD. 

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The Air Jordan 11 “72-10” is Coming Soon

What Jordan Brand holiday release moves you the most? Is it the Air Jordan 8 “Aqua” or the Air Jordan 11 “72-10”? Really and truly, you can’t go wrong with either. But official images of the “72-10” 11’s certainly tilt the scales towards patent leather. Though far from an extremely unique look regarding the shoes […]

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Rumors // Is This Carmelo Anthony Air Jordan 11 PE Finally Releasing?

For a long time now, Jordan purists have been waiting for what may never come – the release of an all-red Air Jordan 11. The shoe has popped up several times in the past as a player exclusive for Jordan Brand athlete, Carmelo Anthony. And each time it did, fans thought the shoe would see […]

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Très Bien x Common Projects 2015 Fall/Winter Achilles Low

Swedish menswear retailer Très Bien teams up with Common Projects for yet another collaborative take on the Achilles Low silhouette. Following up on their summer release, the fall/winter season sees pared-back silhouette executed in a trio of muted colorways across its canvas upper, which features tonal leather overlays and metal eyelets and the footwear brand’s signature gold numbering along the heel counter. Finished off with a classic gum sole, purchase the Très Bien x Common Projects Achilles Low in black, grey and beige colorways for €295 EUR (approximately $314 USD) from the retailer’s webstore.

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Bruce Lee x BAIT x Onitsuka Tiger Colorado Eighty-Five “Legend”

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s "Jeet Kune Do" unveiling comes the second half of BAIT and Onitsuka Tiger’s nod to the 75th anniversary of the late Bruce Lee. Dubbed the "Legend," the second release comes in the form of Onitsuka Tiger’s old school Colorado Eighty-Five. A nod to Bruce Lee’s final film, the kicks come decked out in Game of Death’s infamous yellow and black — a tribute to the iconic jumpsuit and Corsair Lee sported in the flick — as a premium nubuck upper is paired with leather stripes, a speckled sole and special branding throughout.
Like the “Jeet Kune Do," the "Legend" is due out November 27 at BAIT’s Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco and Hong Kong pop-up locations while those interested in purchasing the kicks online can enter a raffle here.

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Pendleton x Taka Hayashi x Vault by Vans 2015 Fall/Winter Capsule Collection

Renowned for his high-end approach to sneaker design and immaculate attention to detail, artist and designer Taka Hayashi links up with Vans’ premium Vault by Vans label for a special collaborative collection this season. A custom Pendleton Wool blanket is the centerpiece of the capsule, and holds colorful tones and Southwestern-styled motifs inspired by Hayashi’s earlier paintings. Matching TH Slip-On LX and TH Sk8 Huarache LX models are hand-cut, hand-stitched and handcrafted from the same fine fabrics, so no two pairs are the same. With a moccasin-inspired aesthetic, saddle leather trim and embossed midsole wrap, this is one of the TH Slip-On LX’s most luxurious iterations to date. The TH Sk8 Huarache LX on the other hand, is a new Sk8-Hi silhouette reimagined by Hayashi that features a smoky suede exterior at the front with patterned quarter panels and an embellished, laser-etched heel counter.
The Pendleton x Taka Hayashi x Vault by Vans capsule collection is set to drop November 28 with a price range of $120-285 USD at Vans stockists including Barneys, Bodega, Boon The Shop, colette, Dover Street Market, Gravity Pope, Hanon Shop, J2 Sneakerbox, Juice, KITH, Naked, Off The Hook, Sneakersnstuff, Undefeated and Wish ATL.

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M.I.A. Is Back With a New Track, “Borders”

M.I.A. has been relatively silent for a while now, but thankfully returns this week with some new material. While we are still waiting for Matadatah, which she announced back in July, here we showcase “Borders.” The track boasts a familiar overall sound from the eccentric artist, as it will seemingly be featured on her upcoming […]

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The Oregon Ducks Recently Laced Up in This Nike LeBron Solider 9 PE

Nike’s muse, the University of Oregon athletic program, continues to benefit from operating in proximity of Nike headquarters and acting as the alma mater for its co-founder, Phil Knight. The latest testament to that claim is a polarizing Nike LeBron Solider 9 PE the ducks laced up with this past weekend. The 25th ranked Ducks […]

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