A toy that has transcended everything from low brow artists to high fashion and streetwear, the 10th anniversary of Fendi’s Baguette model has been remembered in unconventional fashion with a 10 pack of Medicom Toy Bearbricks. Each colored Bearbrick is a different color with a year printed on the back. Could there also be matching bags on the horizon?
Here’s the full and comprehensive deal regarding Puma’s Poison Frog Clyde pack. The psychedelic hallucination-esque uppers are inspired by the actual dizzying effect induced by the poison frogs. These two renditions represent the last two sneakers as part of the 5 pair release slated for February 29th to correspond with the leap year.
I guess the debate is over, Kanye was rocking some Nikes on Grammy Night not so long ago. In a recent interview with Kanye West as part of the The Moment | Live from Colette blog, Kanye outlines his crazy ass outfit that he wore at the Grammys as was rather quiet about the heat on his feet.
I designed it together with my stylist. I took a shape that I liked — I can’t say who made it, but I liked it, it had a kick in the back. Under my jacket I wore a Hedi hoodie. So we put on LED lights — there were LED lights on my jacket, on the sunglasses and my scarf. I had on a pair of Nikes too, but I can’t talk about those because they’re not out yet. The lights in the jacket were powered by battery.
Source: The Moment | Live from Colette
2008 has been a pretty hectic year for sneaker anniversaries, with Nike tributing the Dunk, Jordan Brand going forth with the monumental XX3 and New Balance paying due to it’s iconic 576 for twenty great years of service. Here’s a preview of some of 576’s set to release this month which tip the scales with both some flashy and vibrant joints as well as some more understated releases focusing on quality materials. Also releasing next month is a pack of 1400s which aside from the premium nubuck uppers feature a monogram print. Check your local New Balance dealer next month for the goods.
Recently spotted in New York’s Soho district is a series of wheatpasted posters featuring Jim Henson’s Kermit the Frog wearing a Supreme box tee. Who knows what’s on tap, or whether this is just the work of somebody with too much time on their hands. Stay tuned for more details.