Complex recently had an opportunity of asking Visvim Creative Director Hiroki Nakamura a few questions regarding Visvim’s place amongst the extremely vast footwear industry as well as consumer interest regarding independent sneaker labels. A further look includes Visvim’s Global Line, maintaining a color palette far beyond Visvim’s conventional use of of neutral colors. Check the interview out over at Complex.
Upon its original release, the black Fragment Design x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star represented thedesign prowess of Hiroshi Fujiwara. The simple two tone color scheme created a perfect balance. Fragment Design has returned to offer a similarly designed All Star with the concept of (PRODUCT) Red in mind. The colorway is identical to the black version albeit for the symbolic use of red. Available now at select Converse dealers.
Fullcircle has taken the route of simplicity as their prevailing spring/summer 2008 theme. The mature sportswear line focuses on mostly neutral colors. Their selection of jackets seen here include the double-breasted Mac made with shape memory technology to create a personal look as it molds to your body. Other jackets offer lightweight and breathable alternatives. A list of international stockists can be seen at Fullcircle.
Probably considered one of the better sneaker magazines, Shoes Master will be releasing their 9th issue this month on March 31st. This issue will revolve around the theme of sneakers that you can wear in the city as well as out of the city. It will also feature over 700 new products including the Visvim x COMME des GARCONS and Fragment Design x Nike collaborations. Shoes Master Vol. 9 will retail for 690 Yen so check your local Japanese bookstore for details.
From SiLLY THiNG’s new publishing department comes their first SiLLY THiNG book which was done in conjunction with the brand, Maison Martin Margiela. There currently isn’t much details on this interesting project but the book goes on sale today at most major book stores in Hong Kong. If you happen to have access to a bookstore in Hong Kong, do check out this new book.