For their 100th celebration, Converse keeps coming out with surprising and creative products, and this time they teamed up with Pepsi to create these cell phone straps. It seems that Converse spared no details with these little shoes, with print on the back heel, nice texture over the upper, and bottom sole pattern. There are a total of 12 models, including Jack Purcell, Chuck All Star, Larry Bird’s and many other models that are making a comeback for this project. These will be nice accessories to add to the collection.
Flight Club Greene Street, the original location of Flight Club, has reopened. Located on 254 Greene Street in Manhattan (just south of 8th street, to the north east of Washington Square Park), this redesigned FCNY Greene Street now accepts both new and used footwear of the highest quality and exclusivity. The reopening of this store also represents Flight Club having four brick and mortar stores (2 in NY, 1 in LA and one in Japan) to compliment its world-famous online speciality shop.
Despite their strong skateboard allegiance, San Diego born Elwood began in 1996 as a company dedicated to higher level denim and cut & sew products. However on the backs of a strong skater-based support, their influence helped in the guiding of design and development of products. Their 2008 spring collection is comprised of their staple denim, shorts and shirts and available now at select Elwood dealers worldwide.
Orchard Street has looked to the courts for its 2008 spring collection inspiration. Bringing on board local tennis clique Claremont, this collection is unparalleled in its representation of the racket sport. Despite the relatively docile nature of tennis, the mash up with street-inspired Orchard Street yielded an interesting combination. also releasing is a signature logo “Gotham” New Era 59FIFTY. The whole collection including the pieces seen here are currently available through Orchard Street’s online store.
Following up closely with the new website re-launch of NexusVII, the Japanese brand has produced a two bag collection with Porter. The bags include a large over-sized Mailman bag and a packable Eco Bag. Both bags include trademark Nexus VII imagery to compliment the less often seen Porter styles.