Famed Hong Kong toy maker, Michael Lau has teamed up with Nike to produce a series of figures modeled after the Nike Pro athletes. Nike Pro, a line of athletic compression wear designed to enhance your performance in your respective domain is made of Dri-Fit materials as well as strategic vents to encourage a cooler body temperature. The three figures that will be available include Kobe Bryant, Ronaldino and Roger Federer. The relationship between Michael Lau and Nike has been in existence for over three years so it was only natural for Michael Lau to take interest in this project due to his love of sports and soccer. Right now, we only have pictures of the unpainted prototypes. There should be more pictures and information coming in the following week.
A comprehensive look into the upcoming Dunks for 2007/2008 have recently been released. The preview goes over the staple of lows and highs with the addition of a new model by Nike, the Dunkesto High. At first glance these releases seem to posses quite simple colorways. Check back for more details as individual release dates approach.
New York skate brand Supreme has released a teaser picture of Miles Davis t-shirt that will be releasing at this month. We only get a glimpse of one of the tees but in total there will be six tees dropping. Available at Supreme stores worldwide soon.
Between July 12 – July 14th, Hong Kong party goers will have the chance to experience the 1st Annual Chivas 12 SOMA (Summer of Music & Art) thrown by Chivas, makers of fine 12 year old whiskey. This exhibition is a collective of art and fashion over this 3-day period as world famous DJs will intermingle with local DJs to create and promote Hong Kong as a venue for not only commerce but culture and music as well.
A special promotion process has been implemented to redeem clothing designed by a man that needs no introduction, Futura 2000. All the items will be produced by Sam Lee of Subcrew. The redemption works as follows, exchange the caps off of Chivas bottles to receive the limited edition products. 4 caps = trucker cap (black or white), 6 caps = t-shirt (black or white), 10 caps = jeans, 20 caps = limited edition set (cap, shirt, jeans).
The 3 nights of music will include a star studded cast of artists in a variety of different fields. Starting on July 12th, Choi Yat Kit will take to the stage with DJ Remus on the tables. This night will also include a fashion show. Friday July 13th involves Hip Hop and R&B night at Sugar where artists Chingy and Clinton Sparks will set things off. The conclusion of the festival on July 14th will feature trance and electronic night at Adrenaline. Flash Brother and Gareth Emery will blast some wild beats on the 1st floor, while the 2nd floor will have hip hop and R&B beats provided by Hong Kong’s finest DJ’s.
For any information, email info@SOMA-music.com.hk.
Salvation Series caps are a new collection of six panel baseball caps brought to you by Reason Clothing. The caps are constructed utilizing fabrics from rare vintage clothing, meaing that each caps is unique. The caps are available in an array of styles ranging from solid colors, plaids, pinstripes, jersey fabrics, abstract and floral patterns, as well as paisleys and 80’s style graphics, each embroidered with the Salvation Series logo.
These one of a kind hats are available for purchase exclusively through reasonclothing.com. If you don’t find what you’re looking for this time, check back soon as Reason’s online store will be continuously updated with new styles throughout the coming months.
Turntable Lab, a store which sells all types of DJ related items, has just turned a year old. For this event, Turntable Lab collaborated with Stussy for a 1st year anniversary tee. The tees were designed by NY based artist Noah Butkus. Only 300 pieces were made. You can check out more images of the party at Point Blank.