San Francisco based Upper Playground began in 1998 and has become an important player in the development of the street art movement. Aside from their own Upper Playground line, they are also constantly in works with popular artists to showcase talents in their art gallery, FIFTY24SF. They have truly provided a great medium for artists and consumers alike to make art something more enjoyable for the masses.
Here’s a look at their latest collection of poly bonded hoodies. Each hoodie features realistic and lifelike prints including mug shots, ads and the galaxy. These should be available at your local Upper Playground stockist.
Crooks & Castles has just released a pack of Chain C New Era 59Fifty caps through their online shops. Available in black and gray, the cap features a broken ring of chains creating a C as well as a bandana design on the underbill. Available now through the Crooks & Castles online store.
Not a lot has changed from a design perspective with the upcoming release of this Timberland Dookie Rope Pack. However that’s not to say that these two latest Timberland releases are not special in their own right. Two classic silhouettes in the Field Boot and 6 Inch Premium have both been given some bling bling treatment with the use of Dookie Rope laces. Dookie Rope chains arguably hit its peak ages ago when seen on the likes of Run DMC. Available now at STLESS.
Shinsuke Takizawa recently revealed a skate deck by Japanese design group 7Stars. The deck features the intricate detailing of a motorcycle set against a natural unpainted deck. The unorthodox multi-motor bike stretches the entirety of the board. No word on availability yet however 7Stars have their own webstore with the possibility of the board showing up there. The design group 7Stars is also behind a Nike SB Dunk Low which released earlier this month.
As part of the Citizen Alterna program, Japanese store United Arrows was given the opportunity to create a special watch with Citizen. The Citizen Alterna program involves four highly respected stores, each reinterpreting classic Citizen Eco-Drive styles. These stores include the aformentioned United Arrows, Beams, nano･universe and SHIPS. This particular United Arrows Citizen Alterna Eco Drive will retail for ￥34,650 (approximately $303 USD). Available for pre-order now at United Arrows.
UNDFTD will release a series of New Era 59Fifty caps as part of their Militia Collection. These fitted caps feature a ripstop cotton body with a thermal lining. Black, khaki and olive colorways are available. Releasing at all US UNDFTD locations starting Friday, October 26th.