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via www.highsnobiety.com Matching the Zoom Stefan Janoski, Nike SB presents the Eric Koston SE “Hacky Sack.” The low top skate shoe features an all-over print with the iconic design. “While on the streets of Tokyo, Nike SB designers came across a piece of fabric that reminded them of the woven footbags that were popular during the 1980s. Footbags and skateboarding might not seem like an obvious pairing, but skate shop employees would take to kicking them around when business was slow.” Continue reading
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via store.nike.com Always loved ACG back in the day and now the legendary All Conditions Gear (ACG) returns in a new collection engineered for today's urban explorers. Designed in collaboration with Errolson Hugh of Acronym, this ACG collection redefines technical apparel with premium pieces that help you conquer city conditions. The NikeLab ACG 2-in-1 Men's Jacket helps keep you ready for changing conditions with removable layers, adjustable details and sleek storage options. Continue reading
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via www.highsnobiety.com fragment design presents yet another collaboration with Nike, this time on a special edition of the Windrunner technical jacket. The jacket is constructed from a breathable lightweight ripstop fabric and features distinctive layering which helps highlight key design elements, specifically the minimalistic “fragment” branding on the back panel. The fragment design x Nike Windrunner is now available. Continue reading
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via hypebeast.com A relationship between one elite Italian fashion house and one of the world’s most beloved sneaker brands has found a common ground in the latest collaboration between Missoni and Converse. Developing on their partnership from previous outings under Converse First String, the two come together to produce rare zig-zagging iterations of the timeless Chuck Taylor All Star. The sneakers were produced in both low-top and high-top versions, all of which are adorned with Missoni’s hallmark Mediterranean-style jagged lines. Converse X Missoni Chuck Taylor All Star only $60 Continue reading
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via www.acquiremag.com When the weather is absolutely out of control, you probably don't feel too confident about keeping your iPhone just in any place. Bellroy is updating its Elements collection with the ideal piece of protection for your phone with the Elements Wallet for the iPhone. Available for the iPhone 5/5S or iPhone 6, the protective wallets have a water-resistant and water-sealed exterior for protecting not only your phone, but also all your credit cards and cash. It also has a dedicated space for a key and even a SIM card pocket for your travels. Continue reading
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via hypebeast.com the “Beethoven” edition of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low. An homage of sorts to the power of the German composer and pianist’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125–simply known to many as the “Ninth Symphony” or “The Choral”–the release aligns Kobe Bryant‘s ninth Nike signature with Beethoven’s final completed symphony, coupling Wolf Grey with both black and white while incorporating technologies like a Flyknit upper, Dynamic Flywire support, a carbon fiber heel counter, and Lunarlon cushioning. Continue reading
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via www.inventorymagazine.com Of all the items I've seen riding the wave of modified army apparel, these Shanana Mil pants are probably my favourite because the fit has not been modified by multiple reconfigured panels. Reserved for the cargo pockets, the primitive embroidery adds a welcome punch of colour to the cotton OD fabric, but otherwise these are a classic pair of deadstock military cargos and nothing more. Continue reading
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via hypebeast.com The adidas Originals ZX 420 was first released in 1988 and marked the last ZX model before the introduction of the Torsion system. Bringing the classic sneaker back to the limelight for the first time since its original release, the 2014 summer pack consists of the original colorway and two with an archive-inspired palette, all of which feature a mesh and suede upper, reflective piping at the heel, and an EVA midsole. Continue reading
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via hypebeast.com Nike has released a new colorway of the Barkley Posite Max, which was originally released in 2013. The shoe features a white leather and foamposite upper, along with subtle hits of navy blue. A translucent sole is then utilized with a speckled air bubble to serve as support. Finishing touches include the subtle stars dotting the upper and the American flag insole. The Nike Barkley Posite Max are at Nike’s online store for $235 USD. Continue reading
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via hypebeast.com KeySmart introduces its latest solution for anyone finding the traditional key ring a tad too bulky and cumbersome. The KeySmart 2.0 ($20) utilizes a Swiss Army-style design in which each key is able to be tucked in for a slim profile, and flipped out only when needed — preventing key jabs to the thigh and freeing up space in your pockets. Machined in Chicago, Illinois, the KeySmart 2.0 is made from sandblasted 6061 aluminum and is able to accommodate larger remote-style car keys along with USB flash drives. Continue reading
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via www.highsnobiety.com The MLS Champions LA Galaxy have teamed up with sports lifestyle brand Undefeated to present the 2014 Field collection. Capturing the fighting spirit of Los Angeles’s premier soccer club within the street-sports aesthetic of the Undefeated brand, Undefeated reinterpreted the official club logos and emblems of the LA Galaxy, working closely with the league and the club to craft a collection that displays what the Galaxy represents and the attention to detail that Undefeated prides itself on. LA Galaxy x Undefeated Continue reading
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via hypebeast.com Following up the inaugural black/phantom colorway (seen here), the adidas adizero Feather Primeknit is back in “Solar Red.” Built in a slim, lightweight runner’s silhouette, the Feather Primeknit features a fully-woven upper for sock-like comfort and an ultra-breathable construction. Matched with a reinforced heel counter for stability and a sleek, cushioned midsole, the Feather Primeknit is shaping up to be very popular model, especially with the release of more color combos, including the “Solar Red. Continue reading
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via www.highsnobiety.com As the second release of the BLAKEN Vintage line the “Paul Newman” Rolex Daytona is now ready to order. Just last week we presented the beautiful and subtle BLAKEN Rolex Submariner “Explorer Dial” and perfectly in line with that, the above Daytona also mixes vintage inspiration and brings a piece of Rolex history to our present times. Continue reading
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via hypebeast.com LeBron James‘ signature LeBron 11 Elite SE soon in a regal University Red/Metallic Gold colorway. Iron Man-esque in its color composition, this LeBron 11 Elite features a red upper with gold accents, Swoosh branding and LeBron lion logos, and an icy blue translucent sole underneath. Look for LeBron 11 Elite SE Continue reading
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via hypebeast.com For this noteworthy release, Nike merges its signature Flyknit tech with the widely popular Roshe Run silhouette. The Flyknit upper is finished with a honeycomb overlay in a clean black and grey colorway, while the sole gets a slight rework also, featuring a more acute berm that runs the length of the sneaker. Filed under Nike’s “Natural Motion” silo, this new hybrid drop is sure to be sought after by fans, and could be the forebearer of additional Flyknit Roshe mockups. Nike Flyknit Roshe Run NM Black/Grey Continue reading
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via framegeek.com Neighborhood’s Tommy O’Gara and Shinsuke Takizawa created a pair of optical glasses with sunglasses clip that gained iconic status through the test of time and sparked the launch of the ‘Four’ in 2012. The frames are made from a cellulose-based acetate which makes for a harder more durable pair of glasses compared to those made from more common petrochemical plastics. As well as being eco-freindly the colors appear brighter than those produced in more traditional materials. Neighborhood Four NC Sunglasses Continue reading
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via hypebeast.com the Flyknit Roshe Run NM. Like the Nike Magista football boot, the Flyknit Roshe features a knit upper with a netting-like pattern, lending the shoe a much different look from other lifestyle Flyknit models. This “Fireberry” colorway features a mix of pink and orange, along with black across the upper, and a white Natural Motion sole underneath. Look for the Flyknit Roshe Run NM “Fireberry” Continue reading
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via www.acquiremag.com The Beats Solo2 marks a major milestone in the company's history, it happens to be the first headphone to be released under their new ownership at Apple. The headphone doesn't debut a new Apple-fied design, but sticks with the Beats styling and introduces a new wireless headphone in their more compact Solo2 design. The headphones are currently available in three colors and if previous models are any indicator we can expect many more colorways to come. The headphones use Bluetooth to stream your music and has a playback time of up to 12 hours on a single charge.... Continue reading
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via www.highsnobiety.com Luxury car company Bugatti revives the legendary Type 8 “Black Bess” as part of its exclusive six-part “Les Légendes de Bugatti” series. Famed as the fastest road vehicle of its time, the super sports car returns reimagined in a highly limited run of three with a retail price of a whooping €2.15 million. As with all Legend cars, the “Black Bess” is based on the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Vitesse. Its 1,200 PS, 8-liter W16 engines engine provides an unchallenged torque of 1,500 Nm at 3,000-5,000 rpm, with an acceleration from 0-100 km/h in 2.6 seconds. Continue reading
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via thecarry.com The Kånken is Fjallraven’s classic zippered backpack, featuring all the minimalist style and Scandinavian design-savvy that made the the Kanken an icon. Featuring webbing straps, one large main compartment and a zip front pocket, this backpack is a perfectly simple way to carry your everyday goods in style. Continue reading
Reblogged Dec 10, 2014 at Cool Recommendations
via uncrate.com With the proliferation of hybrid cars, you can bet that pretty much any gas-powered anything will soon be available as a hybrid. Take, for instance, the Raven Hybrid Riding Lawn Mower ($3,000). This impressive lawn tractor creates over 7,000 watts of electricity, features self-charging technology so you won't be doing any battery swaps, and can run for up to 12 hours on a single tank of petrol. It still needs to cut grass, of course, and for that it has a 46" quick-release cutting deck, ATV-style shocks for cutting on rough terrain, the ability to pull loads of... Continue reading
Reblogged Dec 10, 2014 at Cool Recommendations
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via hypebeast.com Nike revives the Air Pegasus 83/30 in a dashing “Royal Blue” colorway. Fusing elements from the Air Pegasus ’83 and the Air Pegasus+ 30, the retro silhouette is made up of a Hyperfuse construction with mesh at the vamp, toe box and tongue to provide plenty of breathability. The shoe’s bright make-up — blue, green and grey at its upper — is split onto the midsole, while pink laces and the heel guard further accentuate the silhouette. Rounded out by a black Swoosh, heel tab and outsole for a contrasting look, the Nike Air Pegasus 83/30 “Royal Blue” Continue reading
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via www.acquiremag.com Fitbit is growing their popular wearables lineup with a brand-new flagship smartwatch, the Fitbit Surge. The Surge is their most robust and feature-rich wearable with built-in GPS tracking to give you stats on your pace, distance, routes, and elevation without ever needing your phone. It also packs a deep set of sensors including tracking info on heart rate, calories burned, and active minutes. You also get smartwatch features like receiving calls and texts as well as controlling your music right from your watch. The Surge is compatible with iOS, Android, and Windows and MacOS on the desktop. Continue reading
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via www.inventorymagazine.com Weather-related hyperbole and panic aside, it's about this time of year you'll be wanting to make sure you're wrapped up. These two options, from Stone Island offering for the season, provide warmth in abundance. Either by the use of goose down, or a unique three-layer system: "a highly durable performance cotton and a light cotton poplin that has then been bonded to a technical membrane." Long or short, blue or, er, blue – both are great options for the weeks, season and years ahead. Continue reading
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Moto Guzzi V50 Monza by Revival Cycles via www.highsnobiety.com Revival Cycles present this absolutely stunning Moto Guzzi V50 Monza. Builder Alan Stulberg and his crew began with a cylinder head rebuild and electrical overhaul, and then had to modify the fuel tank. After deciding to go with the Yamaha RD400 tank, they decided a second one would be reworked into the seat cowl since it fit so well with the frame and overall look they were going for. Hidden under the main fuel tank is a tiny lithium-ion battery, plus all the electrics—which were previously hidden behind plastic side covers.... Continue reading
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