Nike has been rolling out a series of Air Force 1 and Court Forces inspired by popular colorways of the past, some going as far as reshaping the actual upper to reflect their previous running predecessors. Although the Zoom Air Spiridon isn’t exactly part of the Air Max Inspired Air Force 1 pack, the iconic Spiridon has had an important role defining the Nike running scene since its inception as one for the first Zoom Air based running shoes. The Spiridon AF1 is currently available at Mita and should hit your local Nike dealer soon.
The more casual design extension of CYC Design’s popular fleeces are back for the 2008 spring collection. Holding down the title as the unofficial best crews and hoodies around, their collection of made in Canada goods includes crewnecks, zip-up hoodies and pull-over hoodies. Available now in various colors over at Haven.
As one of the leading retailers in Japan, Beams and their in-store label International Gallery Beams has released some new shirts as part of their spring collection. The assortment of simple button-up western shirts are constructed with various checkered fabrics as well as gingham. Available now through Beams.
Artist Greg Simkins, commonly referred to as Craola, put on his latest solo show titled The Well over at Palm Springs’ M Modern. With skills going far beyond what he has shown on hats & toys, his exhibition portrays a certain aesthetic which combines an interesting reality with his surreal imagery. Check Vinyl Pulse for a comprehensive look at the exhibition.
Neighborhood Quarter, the children’s offering from the juggernaut Japanese brand Neighborhood has recently released some new items through the honeyee Store. Many of the children’s releases are similar to their adult counterparts including a Porter Oyster backpacks, messenger bags and graphic t-shirts.
Under the full cooperation of everybody’s favorite rocker widow Courtney Love, Converse is celebrating their 100th anniversary with an upcoming pack of Kurt Kobain inspired sneakers. As an avid Converse user, the Cobain pack will include the One Star Low (seen here) and a Chuck Taylor All Star High. Designs are based off of drawings and writings from Cobain’s 2002 book Journals. Look for these to hit select accounts this summer.
Source: Tock via The Daily Swarm