A variety of artists, each with their own differing styles and genres were called upon for “The Vader Project”. The Vader Project features the bestowing of a Darth Vader helmet among each of these artists to give their own little artistic spin on one of the biggest villains in the galaxy. The artists included but not limited to were Shag, Paul Frank, Tim Biskup, Frank Kozik, Marc Ecko, Amanda Visell, Tim Biskup, K. Otto Seibold, Gary Baseman, Joe Ledbetter, Urban Medium and Jeff Soto. These customized helmets will debut during the Stars Celebration IV between May 24th and 28th at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
You can find more images and info at starwars.com.
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Here’s a look at an upcoming collection of Huf and DVS designed 3M reflective sneakers. Available in four different solid tone colorways, these sneakers will surely light up any room you enter. It’s interesting to see the extensive use of colored 3M material seen on the black and red models. Matching t-shirts and fitted caps will be released alongside the sneakers. Look for these to drop this summer.
Image: Keith Hufnagel
Japanese brands, Bape and W)taps are set to release three different tees via Nigo’s Favorite Shop on May 25th. Nigo’s Favorite Shop enables members only to shop for exclusive items available online only. These W)taps collaboration tees will be dealt out via lottery system.
Image: Official Bape
St. Alfred out of Chicago, and New York label, DQM recently collaborated on a special Michael Jordan tee. The tee features the iconic Michael Jordan holding the NBA Championship trophy in the three standard colors of the Bulls, red, white, and black. These will be available this weekend at both St. Alfred’s and DQM.
Image: Ian Ginoza
New Balance’s upcoming Summer/Fall 2007 collection will see the release of these limited edition Las Vegas themed 574’s. The pack features a dice design as well as a King of Clubs design. The King of Clubs is available in black or white uppers with neon green accents. The bottom features a translucent neon green sole to reveal 4 of a kind King’s. The dice design much like the King of Clubs is available in white and black, and features braille-like dice dots along the N. A translucent sole shows a ‘6’ and a ‘1’ to total 7, a natural win should you roll it on your first go while playing craps. The retail will be approximately $84.99 USD. For another look at what’s in store towards the end of the year from New Balance, check this out.
Image: New Balance Blog