The glamorous metallic style is pretty hot this year. You can easily stop the use of metallic colors in the collections of top designers such as Burberry, Prada, Chanel and Jil Sander. Sports and street fashion has also taken this cue with various footwear labels such as Puma using metallic colors on their sneakers. Now, together with Sophnet., Visvim has also created two pairs of Kiefer Hi’s using the colors metallic gold and metallic silver. The Kiefer Hi will also include a side zipper which is extra detail usually not seen on the Kiefer Hi’s. These retail for 29,400 Yen and are now available at UCS.
Original Fake has released several new items for January. Previously we saw a denim collabo with Nexus VII as well as a sticker set. Now, here are some new t-shirts that have been released at the Original Fake store in Japan. Two new designs are available. The first is the KAWS’ Chum character designed by artist Mark Dean Veca. The second is the Bobble God. These are now available at Original Fake or at places like Anytime.
Damien Hirst along with Bono from the band U2 has organized Auction (Red) which is an art auction at the Sotheby’s auction house starting February 14th. The proceeds of the auction will go towards the fighting diseases like Aids, Malaria and Tuberculosis. Artists that will be participating include Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Murakami Takashi, Banksy, Gursky and Yinka Shonibare. If you’re in New York, you can see the pieces of artwork at the Gogasian Gallery starting February 4th. The auction is not for the average Joe as the auction prices range from $100,000 to $7,000,000 dollars.
It’s a known fact that the most colorful animals in the Amazon rain forests are also the most poisonous. One of these animals include the Poison Dart Frog which is the inspiration behind this Puma “Poison Frog” collection. Puma has captured the essence of this strikingly beautiful species of frogs and applied it to the silhouette of the Clyde. Three styles are available each having a dazzling array of colors and patterns. The shoes will be released on a date that comes once every four years, February 29th, 2008.
Jeff Staple, the man behind the infamous Pigeon Dunks, has released some pictures of some Staple New Era 59Fifty Fitted Caps on his blog. New caps include the Composition cap, the Learned cap, the Single Fountain Pen cap, the Double $ Fountain Pen cap, and the Highly Edumacated cap. They are available now at Reed Space in New York.