Movie covers form the inspiration for a new upcoming series of Nike SB’s. A look here features the Nike SB Dunk High Thashin’, inspired by the 1986 skateboard drama of the same name. The Dunk High can be seen with a wild and angular print on the upper with gradient swoosh. Stay tuned for more release details.
As world famous sneaker customizers Methamphibian and SBTG hit the drawing board for a run of exclusive designs for Singapore’s Leftfoot boutique, they sought to go against the recent New Balance trend of utilizing various colors and material combos. Instead they decided on a uniform design to represent the theme of Heaven and Hell with intense detailing. From afar, the details are subtle and barely visible, however upon closer inspection the sneaker comes to life. With a release date slated for April, look for these to remain exclusive to Asia. Leftfoot (Singapore/Taipei) and Japanese retailers UNDEFEATED, Mita and Atmos will all split the 444 pairs per color.
For over 130 years, Norwegian outdoor brand Helly Hansen has been among the leading outfitters of survival gear for protection against the elements. Given the chance, Atmos was given the opportunity to redefine their own Helly Hansen jacket with their own colorful designs. The collection includes a t-shirt, Balder jacket and Grotti jacket. Available starting February 22nd at Atmos.
As an Italian confectionery company, Babbi opened its first doors in Japan in 2002. Its craft of making chocolates, gelato and wafer treats would gain them Japan-wide popularity. This popularity has been translated into a set of Bearbricks from Medicom Toys. The flat black paint includes silver print to create the facial features. Look for these to hit all Babbi stores starting February 22nd.
For COMME des GARCONS founder Rei Kawakubo, a relationship with the quintessential swimwear makers Speedo represented a perfect marriage of swimwear tech meets CdG’s world renowned design aesthetic. The collection includes both offerings for men and women including accessories, with the full collection available for viewing at Speedo. The collection is currently available at select COMME des GARCONS stockists.
Insa recently opened his “Buy My Love” exhibition at Glasgow’s Recoat Gallery. Doing it like no other, Insa incorporated his trademark palette into a series of PVC and mural works. Much of his work referenced a fresh bout of sexuality he has now made his norm.
Source: mashKULTURE, Insa