Just recently we have seen skater artist Ed Templeton’s collabo project with Toy Machine, on the Emerica signature Transist Mids. Hong Kong streetwear giant fingercroxx has brought them together once again to create a two pairs of Transist Lows (shown), a t-shirt, and a trucker hat, as a part of the fingercroxx artist series.
Ed Templeton specially designed a graphic for this project; the tribal looking design incorporates elements from his signature Transistor character, the fingercroxx croxx, and the Emerica logo all together. All 3 items will be released in 2 colorways; either red or fingercroxx’s signature green. Available at select Double Park locations in Hong Kong.
Taiwan based Singaporean artist Jahan Loh has built up a strong resume with his full out imagery and work. His often sexually charged work takes to the stage for his upcoming debut solo show Cherry Pop kicking off this weekend. The exhibit is a mixture of sculptures and acrylic paintings with the theme of cherry pop. The show debuts on May 17th and runs until June 15th.
Ming Art Gallery
No. 16, Alley 15, Lane 147, Sec. 3
Sinyi Rd., Taipei Taiwan
Time: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
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Last month, a collection of Vans’ upcoming Syndicate collaboration (post was subsequently removed) with WTAPS was revealed. Seen here is the third installment within this ongoing collection, the Rudeez was definitely worth the wait. The encapsulated rubber toecap features a wing-tip pattern with brogue details throughout. Although not the first instance of wing-tip meets sneaker, the extended rubber toecap in this form seems to be a first. Look for a 2008 fall release.
The Spiz’ike has been one of Jordan Brand’s more successful mash-ups as predecessors such as the Dub-Zero slowly fade away into obscurity. The original release of the Spiz’ike campaign saw somewhat comical colorways. However, the Spiz’ike has matured nicely allowing for solid colorways to come through. Black and gold together can often do no wrong as the sneaker is relatively minimalistic with hints of gold. No word yet on availability.
Source: Kix and the City, marqueesole
XLarge Japan has fashioned an extensive photo shoot featuring their 2008 summer collection. With their primate theme inspired largely in part by workwear label Ben Davis, this concept has reached new heights in their 2008 summer collection as a primate stars at the center of this lookbook.
Japanese footwear brand Cause are at it again with another banger of a shoe with their Mocassin Boot-01. Although Cause rarely brings new silhouettes to the table, their re-interpreted styles do offer updated designs on styles which have stood the test of time. These Moc Boots feature full leather uppers and white soles. With what looks like a spacious toebox, these are perfect for those with wide (aka Fred Flinstone) feet. Available now at Flauge.