Jeff Koons’ announced solo exhibitions for 2008 will see the heralded and controversial artist open shows in Chicago, New York and Versailles later this year. The artist best known for his kitsch style should provide some interesting and provocative sculptures and paintings starting off April 29th of next month at “Jeff Koons on the Roof”. Aside from the debut at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, other shows include “Jeff Koons” at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art (May 31st – September 21st) and “Jeff Koons” at the Chateau de Versailles (Septemeber). Be sure to check this out if you’re available.
Source: Jeff Koons, Slam X Hype
In what is usually reserved for technical performance footwear, this most recent release from Sophnet. incorporated a Gore-Tex membrane into the entire upper of the shoe. The waterproofed sneaker is marked with a tonal embroidery of the Sophnet. logo.
Among the leaders in men’s fashion reporting, DNR has recently done a feature covering what they consider nine of the world’s leading spots for men’s streetwear. The article covers in detail the creative minds behind each respective retail outlet. Included among the list are Nomad/Ransom/Goodfoot, Wood Wood, Slam Jam, Juice/ACU and Someday. View the article over at DNR.
Since Burton’s inception, it has gone on to be among the defining leaders in its arena. Whether it comes down to apparel, hardware or accessories, Burton has always been committed to offering the best products. Their updated selection of various bags has started hitting retailers. Bags come in a variety of prints over different bag sizes and functions. Available now at mischief.
Caliroots is set to release some new updates to their patented bleed-free denim. A new release comes in the form of the Leather Lux. The same soft calfskin utilized for the patch has been integrated into the hem to create a leg opening inhibiting indigo from rubbing off as well as a more durable hem. On the other hand we see the return of Caliroots’ OG model, this time recreated with a new clear resin which was applied prior to the construction of the jeans. Both the OG and the Leather Lux are available in raw indigo and raw black colors. Available for sale starting at 12:00 pm Stockholm time (UTC/GMT +1 hour).