Despite HUF’s strong allegiance with Nike, skate brand DVS has always been integral part of HUF’s footwear arsenal. New more subtle colorways was created for the Huf 5 Lows and Huf 5 Runners. The 2 sneakers uses a stealthier purple/black/gray colorway with HUF’s signature earthquake pattern; the HUF 5 Lows uses extra durable suede as its primary material and the Huf 5 runners utilizes smooth leather.
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Slap, one of the original skateboarding magazines, collaborated with Nike SB to commemorate its 15th anniversary. The collaboration uses Nike SB’s Abbington as the base with all 15 covers of the magazine printed. It is mainly black with blue toe and heel accents and an embroidered roman numeral, XV, on the front. These will only be available in select shops in the U.S.
TADO, Jon Burgerman, and ilovedust are amongst some of the UK’s most famous artists. Together they have created a new three pack of 8” Dunny’s (Zulu Mong, Tea Bear, and Uncle Bucky) with a black and blue color palette. Along with the individually packaged figures come accessories like a mallet, bone-dry teacup and fishing rod. Each box will feature artwork from all three artists as well. As if this collaborative effort was not brilliant enough, ilovedust and TADO will be signing the figures in person at Kid Robot Miami and New York. Retail is $50 for each figure.
Kid Robot New York
118 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012
May 22nd, 6-8pm
Kid Robot Miami
638 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
May 23rd, 6-8pm
Unity, the official retailer for the brand Subcrew, recently opened their first flagship store in Taipei, Taiwan. Now, it looks like they will be hitting the Chinese market by opening their second store in Guangzhou, China. Streetwear is still quite young in the Chinese market so this might be a perfect time for brands like Subcrew to enter the market. The Guangzhou Unity store will open on May 18th with an opening party as expected.
In April, we showcased the Nike Air Max Light inspired by the famous Negro League Baseball team, Newark Eagles. Keeping the theme alive, two other models have been spotted. Both the Air Stab and Air Max BW receive a gradient treatment and familiar colors throughout, although both of these new sneakers are a bit more colorful than the previously shown model.
Taking inspiration from guitar icon Jimi Hendrix, Reebok modeled their newest Court Victory Pumps after Hendrix’s most popular album, Purple Haze. Combined with buttery suede and great contrasting color scheme’s, the famous Pump technology becomes an added bonus. Both shoes are expected to release Sept. 1st 2008 at select Reebok retailers. Suggested Retail is $119.