In a recent Vendor feature on Japanese lifestyle magazine honeyee, an upcoming nonnative x New Balance M1700C was revealed. In recent times, the M1700C has been the sneaker of choice for various collaborating Japanese entities. This particular model utilizes very understated and minimalist colors with slight distressing on the toe cap.
The latest inspiration for the soon to be 100 year old All-Star model from Converse is the textile pack. Utilizing a series of classic materials and patterns such as pin-stripes and plaid. An interesting design feature is the inclusion of material on the toe-cap of one of the plaid creations, a concept not often seen. Look for these at select Converse dealers.
Japanese cartoon character Domo-kun has been captured in USB form thanks to the work of mimobot. Aside from regular Domo, two other costumes also include guitar wielding Rasta Domo and throwing star touting Ninja Domo. Each USB stick can be had in 1 GB, 2 GB and 4 GB formats, each containing mimobot soundByte applications, wallpapers, and screen savers among other things. Available now at mimobot.
The appeal of fixed gear bikes has reached a number of locales worldwide such examples include Hong Kong’s HKFixed who teamed up with skate store/label FTC to release this limited edition collaborative t-shirt. The front features the HKFixed crest with the classic FTC logo on the back, all in 3M reflective print. The t-shirts are available now at an affordable price of $26 USD with free worldwide shipping.
The classic brand of Fred Perry recently released some new items this month. It is undeniable the following Fred Perry has built over the years producing quality and well fitting garments. The releases seen here include the M12 Polo, Tennis Jumper and Laurel Track Top. These products will be available at oki-ni.