In a three-way collaboration, two of the top sneaker customizers in the world, Methamphibian (Peter Kim) and SBTG (Mark Ong) teamed up with Japanese retailer Essense to create two t-shirts produced by SBTG’s own label, Royale Fam. The pack also features matching sneakers to go alongside the Pop Killer and Death Pact tees. The tees priced at 4,935 Yen (approximately $42 USD) and are available now at Essense.
Former Celtic FC, Liverpool FC and Scotland player Kenny Daglish is at the center of this latest collection from Puma. The Argentinas, a favorite amongst football fans since 1978, are featured in three different colorways. Each colorway is a tribute to the success Daglish encountered at each respective club he represented. So influential was Daglish’s time at Liverpool that he was voted the #1 fan favorite in 2006. Each sneaker upper is made of suede and nylon and will have limited run of 240 pairs for each colorway. These will be released on August 18th exclusively at Size?.
Image: Rob100372 @ Crooked Tongues via Size? Newspaper
At last month’s San Diego Comic Convention, Medicom previewed an upcoming line of Metal Gear Solid Kubricks. The collection features characters seen throughout the MSG series. The characters included are Solid Snake (MSG1), Gray Fox (MSG1), Snake Eater “Naked Snake” (MSG3), Guns of the Patriot “Solid Snake” (MSG4) and Guns of the Patriot “Raiden” (MSG4). No word yet on a release date or pricing. A similar series of 7 inch action figures will also be released.
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To commemorate the Japanese summer festival “Matsuri”, Nike have just released this Matsuri sneaker pack. The brightly colored yellow, green and white colorways are a tribute to the timeless Japanese traditions remembered each summer. The pack includes an Air Max 360 x 95 hybrid, a Court Force Low and a Court Force High. They are currently available at Japanese retailers such as Mita & Atmos, however look for them to hit the US later this month.
The classic label FUCT has just revealed this newest hoody. Trying to avoid replicating hunting camo, FUCT sourced out deadstock Mossy Oak fabric which is the same materials used in actual hunting garments. The Ape General is embroidered on the chest and these are available in the colors black and hunting orange. No word yet on a release date but stay tuned for more details.
Japanese artist and paper toy maker Shin Tanaka has teamed up with watch makers Nooka to create a special downloadable template allowing users to customize their own paper toy. From there users can upload it to share with people around the world. The Boxboys fuse the timeless concepts of watches and paper to produce a creative outlet for everybody out there. The template can be downloaded here.