This Friday September 15th will mark the opening of the Billionaire Boys Club Hong Kong store. For the opening, Nigo and Pharrell from BBC has teamed up with Hong Kong magazine Milk for a special issue of the mag. In this issue, you will find an exclusive preview of the BBC Hong Kong store as well as a preview of the t-shirt they will be releasing for the store opening. In addition, a special BBC sticker sheet was made for this issue of the magazine. If happen to be in Hong Kong on Friday, be sure to check out the store and also pick up the latest copy of Milk.
Visvim has just released their catalog for their 2007 Fall/Winter collection which is called “Dissertation on Geographical Relevance in Rational Product Development.” This beautifully put together catalog gives buyers a look at Visvim’s concept of how different geographical locations ties into their products using spectacular photography. The catalogs are now available at F.I.L. stores across Japan.
In addition to the catalog, Hiroki Nakamura, Visvim’s director, also gives us a look at some upcoming products from the Visvim line up. He shows us one model, the FBT Nome, coming in two styles. The all white one will be released at F.I.L. stores while the “cow” pattern FBT Nome will be released at Japanese hi-end department store, Isetan.
Image: Hiroki Nakamura
Around the sneaker game circle, many will recognize Methamphibian as one of the most prolific sneaker customizers of his era. Some of his recent projects include collaborations with Essense Japan and DC Shoes. The DC Shoe Artist Project involved Methamphibian traveling across the US and Europe to promote his sneaker.
However, throughout the years, Meth has yet exhibit his work on a solo level. His involvement with Mountain Dew Green Label and his Tundra Mountain Dew bottle design marked a perfect occasion to combine his efforts as an exhibition. The show will mark the unveiling of some unique pieces created specifically for the show utilizing light boxes, neon lights and other surprise products. More info can be seen after the jump.
836 Traction Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Saturday, September 15, 2007
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Artist Andrei Molodkin recently collaborated with snowboard brand Burton. Andrei transformed his iconic “Blue Ballpoint Pen on Canvas” and incorporated it into this Burton t-shirt. The extensive print is seen on both the front and back of the t-shirt. Unfortunately this t-shirt was created exclusively for the Japanese market.
DEDUE collaborated with Japanese designer Jun Watanabe (not to be confused with Junya Watanabe of Comme des GarÃƒÂ§ons) to produce a series of all-over print graphic pieces. The collection includes a cushion, a wallet, a messenger bag and a tote bag. DEDUE represents a division of the Japanese retailer Zozotown which specializes in high quality labels. Artist Jun Watanabe’s previous works include collaborations with brands such as Madfoot!. Available starting November.
The re-opening of the hnyee.Store brought an update of items to the online shop such as the release of the Head Porter Savanna collection. This Head Porter collection has a wide variety of bags and accessories to fill your needs in a eye opening print. The products are currently available at the hnyee.Store.