While virtually all models from Vans’ classic line of footwear have performed admirably, it makes sense for the upcoming release of the SK-8 Mid. The SK-8 Hi little brother carries a certain Chukka-esque feeling to it with the addition of the SK-8 Hi stripe and ventilation holes. Check for these at your local Vans dealer.
To mark the upcoming 2008 NBA All-Star weekend in New Orleans, Nike will release this upcoming Air Force 1 Low Supreme QS. The black stingray upper with translucent mid-sole shows a visible air unit in the heel while the Swoosh and heel is colored in New Orleans Hornets inspired blue. Look for these to hit select Nike QS dealers on February 16th.
Source: Kix and the City via Nkestyl NikeTalk
What differentiates Visvim from many other brands is that they’re out there not to only make money but to create quality products for their consumers. Each of their items are carefully planned and crafted resulting in products that makes sense. Here are some new items from the brand which includes message tees, photos tees, the Saga Contrast Chino, the Stein Shirt (made with Giza cotten), and the Ketchkan 2L Jacket. Available now at Reinforce.
David Flores which is known for his signature “stained glass” art style has created some new prints including one on Ol’ Dirty Bastard aka. ODB who was one of the founding members of The Wu-Tang Clan and one on Linda Evangalista who was on of the supermodels that changed the face of fashion during 1980s and early 1990s. These distinct pieces from Flores can be purchased in a print form at his website.
As mentioned yesterday, there will an installation for the promotion of the Los Angeles City Dunk at 144 LAB in LA. The LA Dunk is part of the whole Nike Be True campaign. Seven cities were chosen for the launch of this City Dunk Pack. 86 pairs were made for each city. The New York Dunk was launched last week at NORT and this week, 144 LAB will be releasing at LA Dunk. So if you’re in town, better go line up on Saturday 16th.
Hilltop Hoods is an Australian hip hop group that formed back in 1991. Their current members include MCs Suffa, Pressure, and DJ Debris. They have recently teamed up with DC Shoes to create their very own DC Pride sneaker. On the exterior, the shoe looks pretty plain however once you look at the inside, you will discover that the lining and the insole is customized with the band’s lyrics and rhymes. The shoe comes with an exclusive Hilltop Hood’s CD and will be releasing sometime next month.
You can check out an interview with Hilltop Hoods at Sneaker Freaker.