Nike just released a new commercial featuring the likes of basketball star Pau Gasol, tennis player Rafael Nadal, and soccer player Ronaldinho participating in an underground Fight Club/Blood Sport esque demonstration of their skills and talents. Interesting spot but nothing less would be expected from the marketing gurus at Nike.
Sneaker Pimps is continuing on with its Asia tour with its next stop in Manila, which is the capital of the Philippines. This show which will take place on May 26th will feature a live artist installation from graf artist Futura. Alongside Futura will be plenty of entertainment via some live DJ’s as well as a skate demo.
Sneaker Pimps Manila
Saturday, May 26th
the former Manila Dj Club
32nd Street Taguig City
8pm till late
The latest from NBHD’s spring/summer 2007 collection have been released including a wide variety of collared button-up’s shirts and shorts. The shirts feature a dizzying array of different patterns and designs. Each shirt features a more fitted cut to keep things more streamlined. The shorts seen are a bit easier to choose from with mostly solid colors. NBHD are also releasing a special t-shirt in conjunction with Boon Magazine.
Image: Secret Base / Boon Magazine
Hong Kong based Subcrew are set to unveil some new special items upcoming here. They include two military Castro styled caps with gold or silver foil prints featuring a skull design. These caps were created exclusively for Next Episode in Taipei, Taiwan. Up next is the special Wendy’s Hamburger inspired mesh hat. This gold foil colorway was made exclusively for the shop Caramel which is also located in Taipei.
30 years ago this year, the “King of Rock n’ Roll” passed away. Be@rbrick will commemorate the King with the release of a 100% and a 400% Be@rbrick. The Be@rbrick features some classic Elvis Presley cues such as the shades, the hair, and the wild white jump suit. Stay tuned for new pictures.
Image: Toysdorado via Village Boy
Rounding out the Air Force 1 releases designed by Bobbito Garcia is this third “Pilgrim” installment. This sneaker features the use of four different materials in leather, suede, mesh/canvas and patent leather. The inspiration for these sneakers came from a simplistic idea of a basketball uniform he once wore featuring an Almighty Force League shirt paired with light blue Bounce Magazine shorts. These will release in mid-June during the same time as the City Series New York releases of AF1’s.
Image: Nice Kicks