Most Simpsons fans and sneaker fans were notified a few days ago about a huge upcoming collaboration between America’s favorite cartoon family, The Simpsons and the Californian footwear brand Vans. Yesterday, a sneak peek of the Mr. Cartoon’s tribute to the Simpsons was revealed. Today, we have the Neckface Chukka, the Kaws Chukka and the Stash Sk8-Mid LX. The release date of these are slated for July 14th in which 14 different models will be released in an extremely low run of only 100 pairs per style at some of the most popular stores in the world. The list is as follows, Conveyor at Fred Segal (Santa Monica), Supreme (LA), DaveÃ¢Â€Â™s Quality Meat (NY), Undefeated (LV), Kicks/HI (Honolulu), Blends (San Diego), Proper (Long Beach), Bodega (Boston), Huf (San Fran), and St. Alfred (Chicago). Retail will be set at $100. The full list of artists involved in this collaboration can be seen here.
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Arkitip has released an all new look to their website to reflect their commitment to enlighten and inspire your everyday life with the words of wisdom from some of the industries biggest names. With names such as Ari Marcopoulous, Chinatown Soccer Club, Wood Wood, Tony Arcabascio, Alex Calderwood, Andrew Durham, Evan Hecox, Scott A. Snyder, Damon Way and Pedro “Busy P” Winter, the new blog will surely be an inspiration with just a click away. Also look for an increased roster of contributors featuring other big names after all pushing the envelope is the way of Arkitip.
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Here’s a preview picture of an upcoming Huf New Era cap. Huf has been doing a good job of fulfilling the needs of the fitted cap market with lots of good releases each season. The circle alignment of the multi-colored stars is a nice touch alongside the green bill. No word yet on a release date.
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The Far East division of UNDFTD has linked up with Japanese lifestyle magazine Tokion to release a series of upcoming t-shirts. The two t-shirts both include an UNDFTD crest with a bald eagle perched on the classic ‘U’ with the strike logo underneath. The shirts are available starting July 13th at UNDFTD locations across Japan.
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Members of Nigo’s Favorite Shop have had the benefit of some new items recently released. Three t-shirts under the W)taps x Bape Camp Ursus motif have dropped. W)Taps is best known for their military inspired pieces. Also releasing is a mobile phone charm. The t-shirts can only be acquired through lottery system while the mobile phone charm is first come first served. Orders will cease July 17th.
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