Among the first to cast iconic footwear into jewelery, Gabriel Urist has allowed sneakerheads far and wide to flaunt their love of their favorite sneaker. The latest product to be captured in pendant form is the 6 in. boot from Timberland. The pendants are available in either gold or silver. Available at essense.
New York City label Acapulco Gold are beginning to roll out their Holiday 2007 collection. One of the key pieces Included in the latest drop is the wool Point Shaving Jacket. What makes this baseball jacket special is the real ribbon folded and sewn on the front to spell out ‘GOLD’. Next we have the ribbon sweat with the same folded ribbon letters and the AG crest screen printed underneath the letters. The Holiday delivery also includes the ‘OG’ New Era hat, which features tonal Acapulco Gold embroidery to highlight the ‘OG’ in the brand name. These hats also have tonal floral leaves that wrap around the whole hat front to back. Available in stores now.
It’s been said time and time again, don’t mess with what most people feel is a good thing. Without a clear reason why Nike has chosen to mesh the Air Jordan series with that of its best selling shoe the Air Force, many people were left scratching their head. With the alleged termination of the Jordan signature post 2008 and a halt on the number of retro releases this may be the next best thing? Regardless, these Playoff colorway joints are probably among the more respected of the lot thus far. Haters of the AF1 mid’s probably will pass due to the obvious anatomical similarities.
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Orisue’s latest Holiday 2007 delivery includes several strong pieces such as the Taki Selvedge denim. The denim features Cone Mills 30 inch indigo stripe selvedge and was assembled and manufactured in the USA on 1960’s Union Special sewing machines. Other key items included in the latest drop are the Tiger hoody, X Quilted Hoody, Ballistic Knit Hoody and Orisue Logo t-shirt. Available this week at Orisue dealers.
Lots of brands out there have started to become weary of their “environmental footprint”. Brands big and small have tried to win their brownie points with society ensuring they produce “eco-friendly” goods. The Levi’s Green Package is Levi’s take on a more environmentally friendly product. Some of the Green highlights include green selvedge, green arcrutes and the famous pocket tab in white/green. The white stitching on this denim jacket is most likely the first thing you notice with the aforementioned green features seen on the buttons and tab. Available now at Levi’s Store.
Dickies is often seen on your local blue collar worker and everybody’s favorite pop rocker Avril Lavigne. They have recently teamed up with Japanese retailer/brand Beams creating a pair of houndstooth patterned pants. Ironically the people that wears Dickies for its original purposes probably won’t ever set foot in a Beams let alone heard of the popular Japanese brand. Available now at Beams.