Tommorow, Saturday 10th, The Seventh Letter / Known Gallery, Dissizit & Urb Magazine will be presenting the Tempt One Art Benefit Show at Urb’s 2800 sq. ft. Culver City Gallery space. This is perhaps one of the largest gatherings of graffiti, street and contemporary artists ever assembled in one space, with over 125 artists contributing artwork for the cause including Barry McGee (Twist), Chaz
Bojorquez , Eklips, Estevan Oriol, Futura, Grime, Haze, Kaws, Mr. Cartoon, Reas, Retna, Saber, Shepard Fairey, Slick and Stash. Every piece of art on display at the show will be available for sale via a silent auction, so this may be one of your only chances to own original artwork from some of these artists. Known Gallery also teamed up with Zune to produce 30 limited edition Tempt One Zune mp3 players and Slick to produce signed prints for the show. Full lineup, info and pictures after the jump.
Leroy Jenkins has been famous for their custom made hoodies and colorful all-over prints and here are a few new items that will be part of their Spring ‘07 Collection. The items include the J Dilla Tribute t-shirt and a crew neck sweatshirt done in green with thick stripes and polka dots. There will be much more items in their Spring Line, so expect to see more in a short while.
Image: Leroy Jenkins
It’s only a matter of time when a clothing label introduces denim to their collection and now Original Fake has just done that and added this piece to their popular selection. They have added a 501 like style raw selvedge denim to their line with features like cross eyes stitched on the back pockets, Original Fake rivets and buttons, and a skeleton print inner lining. Firmament has just launched the Original Fake Spring ‘07 Collection and the price of the denim is not too bad as many would expect. They retail are priced at 178 Euros which is roughly 220 USD.
Info: High Snobiety
Head Porter has recently collaborated with Carhartt on a series of accessory bags that are now available at the Honeyee Store. This collaboration project includes a tote bag, new waist bag, shoulder bag, and wallet available in two colors, brown/camo and silver. These items come in different sizes to fit different individuals, so head over to the Honeyee Store to pick up yours now before they’re all gone.
Jordan Brand has been on a retro streak for a while now and this trend doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. Here is a sneak peak of some of the upcoming sneakers from Jordan Brand that might be releasing this year or maybe years from now. This photo is not too clear, but by looking closely we can see a new Spizikes colorway, Jordan VIII, Jordan XI IE Low, and some Team Jordan sneakers. For those interested, check back for updates as we will keep you posted when more information is released.