In Iron Maiden’s latest global tour dubbed “Somewhere Back in Time”, the group have been traveling in style with a special modified Boeing 757 plane. A special contest was held to choose an appropriate name for the plane who coincidentally is being piloted by Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson, a licensed pilot with Astraeus Airlines. Ed Force One was chosen from over 2,000 entries, representing Iron Maiden’s iconic mascot Eddie.
Source: Grotesk, Iron Maiden
A respected brand amongst many with a strong New York heritage, SSUR has dropped a new shipment of headwear at the mecca of hats, Hall of Fame. The selection contains mostly knitted stuff ranging from special SSUR x Kangol team ups on some bold designs and pushing the envelope with some neck breaking balaclavas. Check Hall of Fame for more details.
Contemporary silk screen artist Kate Gibb and Stussy have teamed up on a new custom collection of silk screened tees bearing some iconic hip hop inspired photography. Gibb’s attention to color help further stimulate some stunning prints. Four designs can be seen over the t-shirts. The artist’s personal highlights can be seen within Stussy’s March Feature.
On the heels of yesterdays Kurt Cobain Converse One Star Low comes a further look at the collection of sneakers set to release later this summer. The collection all feature artwork and writings taken from the Nirvana frontman’s 2002 book titled Journals. There is allegedly another All Star model as well, stay tuned for more details.
Source: The Daily Swarm via Nirvana Club
Voting closed for Battle 1 – the Bake Off results are out! Supreme Dunk narrowly beat out the Tiffany 57% to 43%. Team captain Skam said it best: The Tiffany Dunk was no match for the Air Jordan 3 inspired Dunk. We reign Supreme!
Despite the defeat, Tiffany captain Frasey Avey remains positive: “All good fam – it’s all love for the culture. Just remember, Diamonds are forever.”
Battle numero dos has also begun with Kevin Marzo representing the Original Dunk competing against Marcus Troy representing The Terminator. To vote on your favorite pair, head over to Dunkwars.com.