To coincide with the release of the Alife x Reebok Court Victory Pumps, Alife has released a limited edition matching t-shirt. The tees will only be available at Alife NYC, Alife LA and Alife Vancouver. It’s also worth noting that this series of Ball-Outs are available in women’s sizes as well.
The past two years saw Stones Throw Records post holiday mixes to get people in the holiday spirit. However this year, the Badd Santa album represents a whole new level of production with this officially licensed holiday album. The album is available exclusively at certain retailers dependent on the country such as Urban Outfitters (USA), Beams (JP), Carhartt (EU) and Goodfoot (CND). The full track list alongside other important details can be seen here.
SOPHNET. has released a preview of their 07/08 Fall/Winter Collection. The Japanese brand has been an integral part of the Japanese fashion scene. The preliminary look focuses on the Sheepback Beanie, Panel Border Sheepback and a pair of eyeglass frames. Look for these to appear at select SOPHNET. account holders as well as SOPH.
Soul Rebels Works represents an interesting venture from Aobadai, Tokyo bar, Rock Steady. The label incorporates various bar influences and imagery into their designs with a high level of commitment to producing quality apparel. They recently teamed up with another Japanese label, W)Taps to produce a series of limited edition t-shirts.
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Mixed Martial Arts fighting has risen to prominence across the world lately putting traditional combative sports such as boxing on the back burner. While boxing has had its share of popular endorsers such as Muhammad Ali and Oscar De La Hoya, MMA fighting has yet to reach that sort of level. Japanese fighter Caol Uno has been the exception forging a strong relationship with Nike. His original collaborations include the release of training gear and footwear. This latest collection encompasses a few different items such as outerwear, bags and footwear.
We’ve seen the use of tartan proliferate itself on number of different styles as of late regarding both footwear and apparel alike. The 576 from New Balance is the latest benefactor of this trend with the CM576S. The use of tartan is incorporated with suede to form the upper with hints of metallic gold. Two different colors are available, red and blue. Available at Mita Sneakers.