“Hibachi”, the one word catchphrase was impulsively yelled by Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas and would eventually go on to be an often used catch phrase representing his favorite restaurant chain, Benihana. Despite Gilbert Arenas’ notable on-court absence, adidas has continued with many themed releases seen on his Gil II Zero model. These will be available March 23rd.
As noted by previous previews of upcoming ZX 90s Run Tex and ZX 7000 retro running models, we’re expecting big things out of the adidas camp. Another old school addition to the bunch is this original rendition of the ZX 9000. This 1989 release appeared on stage in a golden era of running releases with cutting edge technology and leading aesthetics. Expected to release in July of 2008. Available at Limiteditions.
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.