The Levi’s Fenom line is a specialty designer line from Levi’s Japan. In Hiroshi Fujiwara’s latest blog post, the godfather of streetwear shows us sample pairs of the Levi’s Fenom denim that features a familiar skull logo. This upcoming pair of Levi’s Fenom denim will be a collaboration with a certain brand yet to be disclosed. Unfortunately, that’s all the information currently provided. Stay tuned to to Hiroshi’s Blog or HYPEBEAST to find out more as information becomes available.
Japanese accessories giants Head Porter has recently released its catalog for the 2007 Autumn/Winter collection. The catalog highlights new products for this upcoming season such as Savanna, Lesson Check, Black Beauty/Noir, Master Navy, Navy Argyle and Beth. The latter pages focus on some of Head Porter’s standard fare such as Tanker, Black Beauty and Dot. The final pages are devoted to a highlight of various celebrities and their use of Head Porter products as well as a look at some of Head Porter Plus’ collection. A special bag was also included with the purchase of the catalog. Available now at your local import book store.
Seen here is a preview of the Grace model from Japanese footwear maker Ubiq for the upcoming 2007/2008 season. The Ubiq Grace model features a vulcanized sole and a printed midsole. The upper includes the use of contrasting colors. Comfort and support is provided from a heel counter. This upcoming season, the Grace will be available in purple and beige (pictured) as well as black, blue and green. Suggested retail price is Ã‚Â¥15,750 (approximately $136 USD)
Stüssy has teamed up with sneaker boutique and label UNDFTD once again to collaborate on this upcoming Worldwide t-shirt. With a formidable past which includes previous apparel releases and the New Balance MT580 with Hectic, these two are no strangers to the collaboration game. The t-shirt available in white and black features various images along the front and sleeves of the shirt. The tees are set to debut this Saturday, September 22nd at all US UNDFTD locations.
Real Real Genuine has collaborated with new up and coming footwear brand Lodger to create this exquisitely designed Middleton boot. For those unfamiliar, Real Real Genuine acts as an umbrella for co-branded projects with some of the most respected brands and individuals. It can also be considered as a stepping stone for up and coming talent to make their mark in the world. The classic profile of this boot includes brogue punching on an olive leather upper. Each boot is hand made in Northampton in the home of Alfred Sargent & Sons. With over 100 years of experience in the footwear making industry, expect nothing but the best from these boots. Available for purchase now through the Real Real Genuine web store.
With less than a month away, New Balance has offered a preview into Part 4 of the Super Team 33 project. The Super Team 33 collection represents various regionally designed packs of sneakers available in 33 of the world’s finest sneaker retailers. Previous regional designers included NB USA, NB Japan and NB EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa). Part 4 has enlisted the talents of New Balance Asia/Pacific to create this Elements Collection.
The Elements Collection features three New Balance 1400’s based on the following themes, Fire/Steel, Earth/Wood and Water. Playing on the culturally significant notion of yin-yang, each creation embodies a sense of serenity and completion. Each sneaker features detailed designs which can be seen on the outsole, tongue and insole. A defining characteristic is the use of a Chinese character to mark each element. The Super Team 33 Elements Collection will release Saturday, October 20th with a price of approximately $200 USD.