Levi’s and Nike’s Jordan Brand are respectively two of the most successful and most recognizable American brands of all time. When it comes to jeans and sneakers these two names are the American classics. Previously mentioned, we now have a detailed look at the Levi’s x Air Jordan 23/501 Package. The boxset includes a pair of Air Jordan 1s, a pair of 501 premium selvage jeans, and a t-shirt, all of which are co-branded with signature Red Tabs, Jumpman logos, and elephant print. Limited to only 2,323 worldwide, the package will be available March 1st at select Levi’s Stores, Niketown locations, and top-tier accounts. The suggested retail price is $395 USD.
Estate LA have just completed the newest run of hats for fellow California based label Leroy Jenkins. Known in the past for their loud, floral prints, this season sees a more subdued version of the Leroy Jenkins aesthetic, with tonal embroidery on a solid leather outer. The hats also feature premium satin lining and a suede underbill. There is no set drop date, however these hats will be released as part of Leroy Jenkins summer collection.
Cory Kennedy met photographer Mark Hunter (a/k/a The Cobrasnake) at a Blood Brothers concert at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, California in the summer of 2005. Fast forward 2 years and some months later, internet celebrity Cory has been featured on the cover of Jalouse (with artwork by KAWS), and is now releasing her first t-shirt in collaboration with Mark and Australian brand Ksubi. The shirts feature an image of Paris Hilton with Cory Kennedy and are limited to 250 pieces worldwide. Available now direct from The Cobra Snake for $109 USD.
Product (RED) is a program where if you buy a (RED) product, a percentage of the sale will go towards curing HIV/AIDS in Africa. The latest (RED) product is from Converse which teamed up with trend setter Hiroshi Fujiwara on a Chuck Taylor Low in a simple red colorway. One of HF’s many popular logos is tagged on the back of the shoe. According to Converse, this shoe will be released on March 1st.
Pictures from the Visvim ‘08 Spring/Summer catalog have been scanned and released on the internet. From the pictures, we feel that the upcoming collection will be a very good one. New models have been introduced including the Lama Folk Sandal and the Logan Deck Lo. Visvim has also taken inspiration from different cultures and has created the Mayan Christo, the Mayan Kiefer Hi, the Patala Kiefer Hi, the Jokhang Christo and the Jokhang FBT. The Jokhang FBT drops first and will be available this week at Anytime.
BODEGA and MONTANA COLORS is proud to present a special commemorative can celebrating the life of the legendary Dondi White. Working with the Estate of Dondi White and Designer Damion Silver this limited edition can is available through BODEGA Boston with half the proceeds going to support the Dondi White foundation.
Established in April 2003, the Dondi White foundation raises funds for AIDS charities through various activities and events in the arts community. The contributions made in the memory of Dondi White will be used to support educational programs on HIV/AIDS prevention and services aimed at improving the lives of those affected by AIDS. To learn more about Dondi’s life and art, please visit dondiwhitefoundation.org