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.
Here’s a small preview into New Balance’s 2008 April releases. Two styles here include the M574M NG and the M575J GG. The 574 is marked by a multi-color woven upper while the trail running style 575 and its steel gray upper is further complimented with metallic highlights. Look for both to hit your local New Balance dealers late March/early April.
Japanese semi-erotic photographer Yasumasa Yonehara is at it again with his trademark photography style with clothing label Applebum in a special collaborative t-shirt. The t-shirt features a model scratching herself in a disjointed photograph. Applebum has taken their personal experiences with both music and lifestyle and added their own flare and dimension to bring forth new perspectives. Check the Applebum website for more details.
Rocksmith has unveiled their 2008 Spring collection representing their 2nd drop this season. The collection includes that trademark Tokyo meets NYC aesthetic with attention to colors and cuts. Styles here include the Baracuda jacket, D-Block Pieced Paneled Hoodie, New Wave polo and sleeveless Uptown jacket. Set to hit stores in the next two weeks.
The running project of Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto and adidas to create Y-3 has resulted in another collection of sports inspired apparel. The apparel seen here includes nylon windbreakers, button-ups, removable collar polos and leather hoodies among others. The 2008 Spring/Summer collection is available now at your local Y-3 dealer such as D-mop.
The creation of Common Projects by partners Prathan Poopat and Flavio Girolami has yielded collection after collection of unusually sleek and functional footwear. The minimalistic tones are seen over various styles, each embodying their own theme which is decidedly Common Projects. Check the list of Common Projects dealers here.