At the recent Asia Game Show in Hong Kong, a special contest involved contestants racing around a simulated track. Winning entires were required to complete a lap of the Suzuka Track in Japan in under 2 minutes and 25 seconds with a Nissan GTR R35. For those successful, winners were given a CLOT x Head Porter Navy PSP Case.
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To round out the end of the year, Neighborhood has released two pieces as part of their SVG Archives Collection. A vest and jacket are both available and incorporate high quality technical fabrics into the mix. Look for these to be available at Black Flag.
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Artist David Flores will release his very first set of prints created to Flores’ own specifications. The Warhol print is produced on an 18in x 24 heavy duty print. Each of the 320 prints are individually signed by Flores. Available in 2008 at David Flores’ online store.
Singaporean label Flesh Imp celebrated its 7th Anniversary this year. Among the special collaboration projects was an adidas Super Star “七“ (7). The design incorporates a sword and an M16 rifle, a reflection of the fusion of old meets new. adidas takes on the role of the sword, a historically significant brand on the scene while Flesh Imp represents the M16 and it’s own influence in the urban environment. The package on the whole represents Flesh Imp’s Asian influence with pride.
As release after release of fitted caps are being churned out, Elm Company represents something a bit different from your regular array of caps. Their 2007 Holiday Collection has recently been released and includes three new styles, the Mercer Denim, Flocked Denim and Distressed Leather. Only 72 pieces of each hat are produced, each made in Los Angles with premium materials. Available now at Become Fitted and Fit Likes on January 1st.
Japanese artist Takashi Murakami founded the art-based company Kaikai Kiki in 1996 to provide fellow artists with a vehicle for innovation and development. A by-product of this company were different forms of art made available in more tangible and consumer friendly formats such as pins, cushions, towels and other household items. Available now through Cliffedge.