Japanese footwear brand Ubiq has successfully teamed up with Warner Brothers to create two limited edition Batman sneakers using their faithful Fatima model as the base sneaker. Both models include collages of vintage Batman comics in color and in black & white. The shoes come packaged in a special see through box and is heavily decorated with Batman comics. These will release on August 31st at 10:00AM (Japan time) on Zozotown. Price is set at 16,800 Yen (approximately $147 USD).
Since 1966, K-Swiss have been known for their trademark white signature sneakers. 2008 will mark a new era for the K-Swiss brand as it incorporates all new colorways to create bold new styles. These new colors are coupled with the introduction of the Rosny model, which alongside the Ariake will provide a good choice for those looking to stand out. Be on the look out for more previews from K-Swiss.
Pop artist Jeremy Fish recently gave some of his insights on making art more readily available. He goes on to say how creating t-shirts with his art work may seem like it is creating a cheapened product that is more easily attainable. However at the end of the day, his ability to reach out to those who don’t necessarily have the means of acquiring a particular painting can still take pride in representing his art. Look for Jeremy Fish’s new label, Superfishal to release this fall.
Hysteric Glamour is set to release two new exclusive series. The first one includes art work by famed American pop-artist Andy Warhol. The presented tees source such works as Kurt Cobain and Bob Dylan. Secondly, for the recent opening of Taipei’s Tuantuan boutique, a special series of t-shirts were created available in black, white and pink.
Two of Rhythm Footwear’s new designs have hit the online shelves of Zozotown. The Bagel Low and the Hamburg High both are designed with simplicity in mind and are created with a clean flowing aesthetic. The Hamburg High is the more unconventional of the two and features an intricate lace up style. Both styles are available at Zozotown, priced at 17,850 (approximately $158 USD) and 18,900 Yen (approximately $167 USD).