In honor of “Armed Forces Day” on Saturday, May 17th, Nike hooked up the USA’s armed forces with their own Air Force 1. Exclusive only to Navy Exchanges, the classic AF1 is done up in solid leather/perforated leather upper in red and white.
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Japanese women’s brand X-Girl is typically associated with cute prints and patterns. With this in mind, they’ve brought their brand theme onto a new medium, the classic Pump running shoe the Pump Fury. This Reebok release features a large mix of colors with the X-Girl logo seen on the heel. A release date has tentatively been set for July.
The ongoing topics around the world have revolved immensely around issues such as rising costs of oil, food and global warming. With global warming and the environmental condition of the world at stake, etnies have initiated another collection of environmentally friendly and sustainable products under the SEED collection. Although its always difficult to forge ahead a partnership based on consumer aspects and environmental sustainability, etnies has done their part via the use of organic and recycled materials as well as incorporating messages of preservation and conservation into their designs. The products will begin rolling out July 2008.
The Vulture Shade sunglasses from Neighborhood has hit select retailers. Available in both gray and yellow tinted lenses, the plastic framed glasses comes complete with case. Available now at Firmament with a suggested price of $252 USD.
Despite originally highlighting the gramSE back in December, various circumstances prevented the sneaker from going live. However for the nifty sneaker meets boot design, a release date has finally been set for August. To the designers at GRAM, the gramSE wanted to utilize another means in showcasing the sneakers intrinsic qualities of function and technology and untiring performance not immediately visible from the unassuming aesethetic. Enter The Autogram, a top of the line special order remote control car which embodies many of the same characteristics as the gramSE. The gramSE hides a wealth of tech under the superficial layers including interchangeable soles, quick drying liner and neoprene insoles. The suggested prices for both sneaker and remote control car are listed at €220 and €500 respectively (approximately $343 USD and $779 USD). A list of retailers for the gramSE can be seen at gram-se.com.