The new Ndividual concept by New Balance was previewed last month on the Foot Patrol x New Balance 576 and also at Bread & Butter. The first generation of Ndividual sneakers have now been released in Europe offering a 574 for the men and an RC574 for the women. The RC574 is a Racing Comp silhouhette based on old track&field styles. The first drop will see three different colorways; white, brown and black. Each sneaker includes three interchangeable NB logos that fasten via Velcro. Also included are three different colors of laces that match the same colors seen on the logos. Look for more offerings with Ndividual in the future.
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Yesterday, samples of an exciting collaboration between KICKS/HI, Sig Zane and Converse surfaced on the net. Ian Ginoza has just revealed a matching fitted cap to go alongside the sneakers. No word yet on release date of either the sneakers or the cap. Stay tuned for more details.
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Skate footwear brand Supra have teamed up with Los Angeles skate shop Brooklyn Projects on the coveted Skytop model. This preview presents a fresh baby blue and black upper with a zebra pattern. Only 150 pairs will be released in December.
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Some more previews of the upcoming adidas Consortium Series have surfaced. This World Series Poker pack takes its inspiration from three largest gambling destinations in the world, Las Vegas (USA), Monte Carlo (Monaco) and the up and comer Macau (SAR of China). The three sneakers given the gambling theme are the ZX 8000 (Monte Carlo), Superskate (Macau) and the Decade Lo (Las Vegas). There is no word on a release date but stay tuned for more information.
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This Saturday August 18th, ALIFE will be releasing a classic high top from Puma’s archive, the First Round. Designed by ALIFE themselves, these ALIFE First Rounds will be made in the colors white and black and will feature “a custom woven label on the tongue, four different fluorescent patent leather stripes, custom footbeds and 10 pairs of laces – 5 thin and 5 thick.” Only 10 stores worldwide will carry them including ALIFE NYC, ALIFE LA, ALIFE Vancouver, Slammin Kicks (London), Patta (Amsterdam), Colette (Paris), Black Chamber (Singapore), Highs and Lows (Perth) and Provider (Melbourne). There will also be a matching t-shirt released with the shoes which will be sold exclusively at ALIFE LA, ALIFE NYC and rivingtonclub.com.