New Balance linked up with United Arrows to produce a new New Balance M1700 model. This M1700 model features an over all leather material with mesh. There is also an air bubble on the back of the midsole and contains the New Balance/United Arrows logo on the footbed of the shoe. Available now at Zozo.
Jeff Staple has some new images of the latest PT3 tournament that was held last Saturday. Teams from Staple Design, Complex Mag, APT Site, and Comedy Central were at hand to play a very competitive game of ping-pong. These were some very serious matches as you can see from Jeff Staples pictures. But in the end, Team Joao came out victorious. Check out more pictures of the tournament at Jeff Staple’s blog.
Nike will introduce a newly redesigned Air Force model as part of its 25th year celebration. The Air Force 25, as it is called will capture 25 years of the Air Force 1’s history and infuse it with today’s technology to reintroduce it’s original function as a basketball sneaker. Designer Tracy Teague was at the Air Force 25th Anniversary media event in NYC to give the press an in depth look at the new Air Force 25’s. In these videos Tracy tells the press how he and his design team took the inspiration of the AF1 as the forefather of basketball shoe and transformed it to a new modern functional basketball shoe with new cushioning technology. Video thanks to KATC. Part 2 after the jump.
Original Fake and Bounty Hunter have collaborated for a special edition Christmas Sukarukun figure. This new vinyl figure features transparent holiday colors of red and green. There’s no word of a release yet, but we can assume it will be out soon just in time for the Christmas.
For three days, 11 Spring Street, known to others as the “Candle Building” will be open for an exhibit showcasing works and ornamentations overseen by the Wooster Collective. Once known to be a central gathering spot for NYC’s graffiti writers, 11 Spring Street will hold this last exhibition to let people know the landmark’s important role in New York’s art community. So catch this exhibit if possible if you’re in the area, as it will be the spot’s last hoorah before it is converted to condos. It will be open from Dec. 15th to 17th with special artists panel discussions at 3pm on Sunday. You can read more about it at the New York Times.