With the swirling rumors and gossip surrounding the fate of Hong Kong retailer Juice and its brand CLOT following the Edison Chen scandal, the group has released a “Business As Usual” t-shirt to mark the re-opening of Juice this Friday. Also be on the lookout for an upcoming interview with Edison Chen you don’t want to miss.
Following up on a ton of Vans collaborations over the last few days is this upcoming collection done with REBEL8 and tattoo artist Mike Giant. The heralded artist features his artwork on a series of t-shirts and footwear designed in conjunction with REBEL8 and Vans such as the Chukka Low, a J-Lay, a No Skool 2 Mid, a Sk8-Hi, and a Slip-On. A tentative release date has been set for November.
3sixteen’s 2008 spring collection should be arriving (and restocking in some instances) around the world. As witnessed through a gradual brand progression, the theme for 3sixteen has remained dark as witnessed by their graphic tees. Quickly becoming a focal point of each collection is 3sixteen’s growing expertise in cut & sew production. Available now in the 3sixteen webshop.
Reebok is praying on your childhood memories in their most recent collections of sneakers. Back in January, Kool-Aid was the benefactor of a huge Reebok campaign, however Reebok have now turned itself to the board game Monopoly. This particular model is emblazoned with a collage of Monopoly money. Set to release in August alongside various other Monopoly themed models.
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Three new colorways of Nike’s classic basketball model, the Vandal has been treated with Nike’s latest vintage theme. The thought of creating a deadstock pair of sneakers which has survived twenty odd years of maturation in the box has become a relatively popular tool of Nike in recent memory with the concept surely being applied over other models in the coming collections of footwear. Check your local Nike dealer for availability.
In a trend that began earlier this year with Solebox, Puma has been reaching out to some of their most prominent accounts and supporters and supplying them with special Puma Clydes. Gary Bone of Livestock was the latest on the receiving end of a new pair of Clydes featuring hand drawn graphics on an all white sneaker and “1 of 1” printed on the inside.