Eyewear label Von Zipper teamed up with Streetwear brand XLARGE for two new collaborative items. First is a checkered print sunglass in black and white. It’s a white big frame sunglasses that comes in a black metallic lens. The other is a collection of tees with the same checker print on the sleeves. The tees come in a variety of colors in white, black, and beige.
Here’s a look at some upcoming Japanese New Balance models that will be available in Europe this summer. The Black/Purple M1500EBP and the Brown/White M1500EDW will be released in limited numbers during May at select tier 1 dealers however in August these two colorways alongside the Black/White M1500EBW will release at tier 1,2 and 3 account holders. The M990EXBM is a tribute to Japanese console games with it’s bright colors. These are slated for a July tier 1 release in Europe.
Sneaker Freaker has a great exclusive interview with Hikmet Sugoer of Solebox and pictures of the Nike Berlin Air Forces. The inspiration of these new Air Forces come from the time of World War II and the division of East and West Berlin. Hikmet expands on these inspirations for the shoes, as he talks about life growing up in West Berlin and the influences he took in growing up in the 80’s with MTV, Hip-Hop, and Art. Read on now to learn more about Hikmet and these fresh looking Berlin Air Force 1’s at Sneaker Freaker.
Container/outdoor goods brand Coleman teamed up with Medicom to acquire the talents of Stash for a new range of products. The Fabrick collection, which is designed by Stash is a collection of items for the outdoor camping enthusiasts. Items such as a tent, chairs, mugs, lamps, thermos holders, baskets and sleeping bags all bear Stash’s design of all-over print spray can tops. This is definitely one of the more interesting collaborations to come out for the year so be on the look out.
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Head on over to Honeyee now to check out their latest feature on the upcoming Levi’s FLU releases for the Spring and Summer season. FLU is Levi’s sportswear division, which is only available in Japan. The line combines denim and non denim products for those who are more into the active lifestyle. For the S/S 2007 collection, expect to find light weight tees, jackets, active fit denim pants, ponchos, and a new monogram collection of pants and polos. Honeyee also has a special interview with the brains behind the Levi’s FLU line, so definitely check that out as well.