16 January 2017
We came out to show some love to the folks at Carhartt WIP for their early Spring/Summer 2017 pop-up at General Admission in Los Angeles. The brand showcased their new goods slated to deliver for Spring along with a special collaborative piece they did with General Admission. If you're in town we definitely recommend you guys to drop in and check out the brand's new lineup of soft goods for the season.
16 January 2017Some of our good friends put together a social gathering/art exposé in the city of Orange this past Friday the 13th. An unruly mix of artistic, fashionable, and skate youngsters covered the mainstay socializing and examining the visuals on display at 1224 N. Tustin. The event held a duration of seven hours ending off with live music from a local band to end the night.
03 January 2017
It feels like it was just yesterday that we took part in Born Free 8, now we're back at it again along with a few others for the 9th annual Born Free Show in Silverado Canyon, California. Check the flyer below or simply head over to BornFreeShow.com for additional information. The shows still several months away, but slots fill up quick, so make sure you grab your tickets to the show soon. We may have something in store with the guys of Born Free this year as well.
21 December 2016In 2012 Nike Sportswear celebrated the 30th anniversary of the iconic Air Force 1. This year Nike created a variety of unique hybrid models infusing modern tech into a more timeless approach, which gave birth to highly anticipated partnerships as well as the "All-White" Lunar Force 1. One of those timeless partnerships was with Dover Street Market London. The NSW challenged its design team with an idea of the exploration of monumental sport moments, in which the team geared toward the year 1948. The year spawned the return of global competitive sports which was on a major hiatus at that time. The team drew their attention to the Manchesterian made fabric "Ventile." Initially applied to immersion suits, Ventile, is a woven fabric that is naturally waterproof and windproof with an impeccable resistance to tearing and fire – ideal in survival situations.
The resilient material allows for less component parts in the Air Force 1, providing a slimmer look and feel to the wearer while an innovative cushioning system allows for more flexibility throughout the sole. A Tyvek tongue tab marked with 17-18, the street number of Comme des Garcons’ London Dover Street Market location, is a nod to the race day numbers worn by competitive runners.Here's a look at a pair of the White version from the two color ways from the collaborative partnership between DSM and NSW after four years of consistent wear and tear.