PT3 (Puma Table Tennis Tournament) is back at it again after a successful first campaign in 2006. The basis of this tournament is to bring together members of the community to participate in a friendly tournament of table tennis a.k.a. ping-pong. This year the tournament will be held in conjunction with French 77; Puma’s new upcoming lifestyle lined inspired by 70’s playboy tennis player Guillermo Villas. PT3 will also feature exclusively designed paddle cases and ball cases created by long time ping pong fanatic Johan Liden from the New York-based aruliden design agency.
Saturday, April 28th @ 12pm
NYTTF 384 Broadway Street (Lower Level)
Check the tournament participants, paddles, and ball holders after the jump.
The release of one of the most comprehensive literatures on street wear is just around the corner. The first copies of Steven Vogel’s book, simply titled “Street Wear” will be exchanged Wednesday May 9th between 7pm and 10pm at The Three Threads store in London. Live entertainment as well as Jamaica’s own Red Stripe beer will be around to quench your thirst.
The Three Threads
47-49 Charlotte Road
London EC2A 3QT
Phone: 020 7749 0503
The latest from Adidas Skateboarding is this clean white on black version of the classic Stan Smith tennis shoe. These are beefed up for skating with a thicker heel collar, recessed eyelets and an air cushioned heel. Available May 1st at Adidas Skateboarding retailers.
Nike 706 is the cultural experience dedicated to sport, creativity and self expression. The venue used for the grand opening will be the same as the one used for the Air Force 1 25th Anniversary party in Beijing. Next for Nike 706 will be the Mr. Shoe Museum (Sample) show by Michael Lau which will take place from April 28th to May 30th.
Honeyee have launched Base Station lookbooks for both men and women based on their latest collection of high quality basics. Check it out at Honeyee.
London based designer, Jessica Ogden launched her own label in 1993 and was a popular addition to London Fashion Week. She has had exhibitions worldwide and is regularly featured in publications such as the Italian, British and Japanese Vogue. Recently collaborating with Fred Perry, this collection combines the most popular styles and colours from her own label with the feeling of Fred Perry from the 1930s through to the 1980s. Her modern interpretation of traditional techniques such as hand-stitching, hand-printing and layering have become her trademarks and are all incorporated into the Fred Perry collaboration.