Neighborhood has just released a look into the 3rd drop for their 2007 Fall/Winter Voice of a Generation Collection. As the temperature in the foreseeable future dips, NBHD has concentrated this release on a lot of outerwear leathers and jackets. This release also involves knits as well as denim and accessories. Look for these to hit NBHD stockists worldwide.
In recent years, it has been customary for Nike to create exclusive products for the Chinese market. We’ve seen the likes of the Air Jordan XQ Collection as well as last year’s Nike Air Zoom Lebron IV. The latest release for the Chinese population is the Lebron V. Much like the previous releases, this Lebron V features a distinct Chinese story incorporated into the design. Incorporating elements of Beijing’s Forbidden City, this Lebron V includes laser etching depicting 9 mythical creatures seen on the roof of the Forbidden City. These will be available worldwide on October 18th.
Here’s the latest release from artist Futura 2000’s label Futura Laboratories. Some classic Futura symbols have been applied to a series of hoodies as well as some new designs. Also recently unveiled are camo button-up shirts featuring selective use of camo and a Pointman plush pillow. Available soon at Futura Laboratories dealers.
Originally the weapon of choice for American tennis star Michael Chang in the early 1990s, the Reebok Court Victory Pump is set to be released in a new updated Glow in the Dark colorway. When fully exposed to light, the sneaker is dominated by a white upper. However, once the lights go out, a futuristic abstract design occupies the white space. Available at atmos on October 19th.
Portfolio magazine recently did an extensive feature outlining the rise to prominence of A Bathing Ape. Going into detail about the solid foundation and business plan created by Bape’s creator, Nigo, the article also covers the complexity regarding Bape’s popularity. Although Bape has achieved super stardom in Japan in the past, it has now reached a point where in some realms Bape has become the laughing stock of the fashion community. This oblivion is offset by Bape’s foreign popularity where Bape is still a relatively new concept and popular amongst celebrities. If you have a chance, check out the article and look for this little nugget of gold from none other then Hiroshi Fujiwara; “I just wonder how he feels when he sees ugly people wearing his clothes. If you go to the countryside in America and people are wearing Bathing Ape, that’s not very cool.”