Here’s a preview at an upcoming New Balance Made in UK 1700 model. With a green suede upper along with some black accents, this colorway truly preaches the saying “less is more”. Crafted in the UK, these are rumored to be only available to the Asian market starting in September.
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Black Rainbow recently got together with Gentry Humphrey, Jordan Brand footwear director, to discuss a bit of background information regarding the Jordan Brand design aesthetic as well as a chat about what could very well be the last numbered Jordan ever, the Jordan XXIII. Not a lot of details regarding the look of the shoe nor the technology was revealed in the interview however Jordan Brand will take a Considered approach for the methods of design. The Jordan XXIII will sure to be a monumental release and a send off to the greatest line of sneakers of all time.
Here is a look at some flannel shirts by FUCT which are set to roll out only in Japan. The flannels are destined for some of Tokyo’s high end boutiques as well as Zozotown. Created with a vintage wash in mind, the western cut flannel is highlighted by back yokes and pearl snaps. The flannel is finished with a black satin quilted lining. Look for these to release between late September.
Just hours ago, we posted up a video of Lupe Fiasco performing at the Staple 10th Anniversary party. Now, here’s more coverage from the man of the hour, jeffstaple. The party sponsored by Mountain Dew took place at The XChange where DJ Soul and Bobbito rocked the crowd with killer beats. Of course, Lupe Fiasco himself was there and shook the crowd with a stellar performance. What party would be complete without some special event-only items which included a Staple x MD tee, a Staple Monogrammed Zune and a 10th Anniversary 5950 fitted cap from New Era.
So if you want to check out some pictures, head over to jeffstaple’s blog.
Japanese footwear brand, Ubiq, has released the new Ubiq eL Crocodile which is exclusive to the store Chapter World. This elegant sneaker which comes in four colors (black, red, brown and white) features quality leather with a stitched on quilted pattern on the upper. Faux crocodile leather is applied onto the back of the shoe giving it a classy finish. The Ubiq eL Crocodile is now availble at Chapter World and retails for 15,000 Yen (approx. $127 USD).