The Jordan brand’s latest release is the SE version of the XV. The shoe keeps many of the same features as the original XV such as the overall shape, midsole and woven upper, but the shoe has done away with the “hanging tongue” design and a restructured the heel. The colorway was inspired by the upcoming NBA all star game and is set to release soon although no official date has been posted.
Although untitled No. 8’s cultural exhibition has wrapped up, a collection of t-shirts and hoodies have released involving some of the contributing brands and personalities. The designs include work by Foreign Family, Masta Ace, Ryan Monihan, Goodhood and a three-way collaboration hoodie by Dreamteam Clothing CemOne and Toygiants. Available now through Frontline.
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In a recent interview between Australian sneaker store Provider and Sneaker Freaker, Provider lays down the law regarding their development into a store as well as showcase their upcoming collaboration with New Balance on the 1500 model. Check out the interview here, while the sneakers are slated to release in March of 2008.
Piece of Piece is an upcoming art show set to take place next month. The event includes the art division of Japanese department store Parco, toy-maker LEGO and humanitarian initiative UNESCO. The theme of the show is to recreate world heritage sites and peace through LEGO and other methods. Matt Waldman of Nooka was among the guest artists chosen. The efforts of Matt Waldman seen here are a depiction of how architecture is the societal pinnacle of humanistic examples of arts and technology. The destruction of buildings and monuments represent a reminder of war and the destruction of peace. The show begins February 1st, at the Parco Art Gallery in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Late last year, Nike and sporting retailer Foot Locker opened the doors to the House of Hoops, effectively creating a one-stop shop for all things basketball. With Nike, Jordan Brand and Converse all under one roof, this exclusive store has become the launch point of some special products. Two upcoming Dunk High releases include Evil Kneivel and the NY Giants. Evel Knievel, known far and wide for his daredevil antics is featured on a white Dunk High, which includes red accents and stars around the heels. The NY Giants Dunk High is a tribute to the former basketball team which operated between 1885-1957. The colorway matches the same uniforms as worn by the Giants.
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