There are approximately 217 days between now and the opening ceremonies of this year’s Olympic Games in Beijing. As part of a long standing history with the Olympics, adidas has instituted The Original Games. Since 1928, adidas has been at every single Olympics, this collection celebrates not only one of the greatest sporting events in the world but also some of the most memorable moments in Olympic sporting history. The collection will encompass country relevant items as well as historical stories and unique concepts. In association with Hong Kong’s D-mop, The Original Games Collection was launched with various entertainment all relating to the Olympic Games. Various pieces from The Original Games Collection is available at select adidas Originals locations now with further releases in subsequent months.
For Nike’s Dunk this year, various functions and releases will be going down in celebration of a sneaker which has transcended countless subcultures to become relevant amongst a large group of the youth. To track any upcoming events and showcase Dunk related information, Nike set up the Be True website. The newly launched site is currently limited in its function, however I’m sure Dunk fans would like to see an extensive encyclopedia of Dunk’s much like the counterpart AF1 site.
The latest from Supra has released in the form of the Comakazi Skytop. With a similarities to the Brooklyn Projects x Supra Skytops, the Comakazi features a black/red/zebra print upper. Available now through Karmaloop and other select Supra dealers with a suggested price tag of $115 USD.
New to Bape’s collection of footwear for the 2008 Spring/Summer Collection is the Bapesta 88. The high top 88 model includes a stitched leather upper with a safari-esque print. Bape’s shooting star logo can be seen along the back of the heel. Available now at Bape retailers.
To help promote Lupe Fiasco’s sophomore album The Cool, Singaporean brand False teamed up to produce a special collaboration t-shirt as part of False’s latest collection. Each of False’s prints are silkscreened by hand to ensure a unique and quality product. Available now through Boundless.
Japanese photographer Yasumasa “Yone” Yonehara teamed up with condom brand sagamai original 0.02 in a campaign to promote safe sex and sagamai original’s 0.02 mm thick prophylactics. The characteristic semi-erotic styles of Yone are put to use over several posters seen here. Yone’s previous accolades include work with Upper Playground and the founder of Egg Magazine.