Every so often, Supreme teams up with relevant artists to create select capsules of products revolving around skate decks. As a brand rooted heavily in the skating, the deck has provided a formidable canvas for past artists such as Larry Clark, Jeff Koons, Richard Prince and Takashi Murakami to work their magic and creativity. The latest installment is a collaboration with artist Sean Cliver who is the author of the book, Disposable, which showcases over 1000 skateboard graphics from the past 30 years. In addition to the skate decks, t-shirts with the same graphic as the skate decks will be available.
In celebration of the upcoming UEFA EURO 2008 tournament, one of the event’s largest sponsors, adidas has created some larger than life displays in Switzerland and Austria for their “Dream Big” campaign. At the Zurich train station there is a 17-meter-high huddle of eleven football stars from nine nations, welcoming visitors of the games. The Vienna Prater will be the home of a 42 meter-tall Petr Cech, the Czech player is shown with eight arms symbolizing his goalkeeping abilities. Vienna will also showcase 16 extra-large Football boots; these adidas F50 TUNiT’s will be sporting 16 different colorways inspired by the flags of each participating nation.
An event that really needs no intro and a rivalry born in 1960s has been renewed in the 2008 NBA Championships as the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers opened up game 1 of the Championships last night. For West Coast and LA rooted UNDFTD, they’ve thrown the proverbial first punch from a store perspective with the release of their “Boston Sucks” U-Man t-shirt created in collaboration with Lakers’ Lamar Odom. Are we going to see some retaliation from Boston’s end? Look for these to hit UNDFTD Los Angeles on Saturday as well as online at cart.undftd.com.
For underground/punk cartoonist Gary Panter, the artist has amassed a series of accolades for his revolutionary style of imagery which focused on a distinct punk and DIY aesthetic. Despite his expertise with the pen, he has also dabbled in music-making, which forms the basis for this upcoming t-shirt pack, Pray for Smurph. Based on Panter’s 1980s psychedelic country album for Japanese label Overheat, the t-shirt features the album art and a track-list on the back. Available June 11th.
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With Neighborhood’s online presence has come a consistent update of products available exclusively online. Among their latest online releases is an upcoming The Fury t-shirt. Available in both black/yellow and black/white, look for it to release June 11th at neighborhood.jp/store.php.
Arguably one of the strongest retro running line ups of any big athletic company, Asics’ back catalog of sleek running styles have become a designers paradise for interesting colors. Many of the colorways seen embody a distinct relationship with 80s flash and the subtly commanded by most sneaker fans in the last little while. Three different models, new for June include the Gel Lyte III, GT Quick and GT II.