One of the upcoming Vans Vault Series releases will see a pair of slip-on’s and a SK8 High featuring the art work of Robert Williams. Robert Williams began as a part of the innovative and groundbreaking Zap Collective alongside underground cartoonist revolutionaries like Robert Crumb. His art featured a mix of Californian hot rod culture, film noir as well as apocalypticism to produce a series of never before seen psychedelic imagery.
He currently is the editor of Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine, and was responsible for the banned cover art for the Gun’s N’ Roses album bearing the same name due to it’s graphic depiction of robot on human rape.
New Era recently dropped a whole line of apparel at their flagship store in New York. Much of the t-shirt’s have a theme derived and referenced straight from their iconic place as the source for fitted caps.
There is also word of a new flagship store set to open in London as well as another New Era line on the way designed by Jeff Staple. Stay tuned for more details regarding that.
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Urban Star has been around for approximately 5 years representing the Rome area. They recently opened an all new boutique located in. The shop offers a variety of a your favorite brands in The Hundreds, Mishka, Obey, X-Large, Addict, Gravis, Vans, Flying Coffin, Silas, MHI, Stussy, Zoo York, Freshjive, Twelve Bar, Idiom, Hellz Bellz, Mark XIII, Nike SB and Quickstrikes, House 33, and Edwin. The decor is very simple and easy on the eyes in this two floored boutique. There is a blurred image between retail space and art gallery with various pieces exhibited down a hallway. If ever in Rome, check out Urban Star.
Via Enrico Fermi 91/93
The Seventh Letter has updated their Seventh Letter Armor Division site with some incredible new jewelry pieces ranging from pendants and bracelets to Zippo lighters and belt buckles. The belt buckle pictured above was designed by LA photographer Estevan Oriol. Check out the site for a closer look at the upcoming TSL Armor collection.
Image: The Seventh Letter via The Feed
Here’s a look at some tees from the newest In4mation collection. For Summer 2007, In4mation created several sure-fire graphics including a collaboration with the F.I.S.M. brand collective member, O2 Motorworks in the “Bootsie” tee (pictured above left). The Summer 07 tees from In4mation are now available at Fast Eddie’s Garage and other In4mation stockists worldwide.
Image: Fast Eddie’s Garage
The new site from VNGRD is now live with the full summer collection which is dropping in stores this week. We also have a sneak peak at 3 styles from VNGRD’s winter 2007 collection, which looks like it’s going to be huge. Stay tuned for more VNGRD news including round 2 of the Actual Pain collaboration and more.