We had a random night on Wednesday as all of a sudden we found ourselves in a club with shorts and backpacks hanging out with former 106 & Park 7 week Champion Jin, and Taiwanese actor/artist Van Ness Wu. What kind of nerds go clubbing in backpacks? This week’s staff picks include the most hyped phone EVER, 3G iPhone, the latest from Converse, Shop Gentei’s ring with Garni and Eliminator’s take on a Fred Perry classic.
Kevin – 3G iPhone
I have the worst luck with phones. I lost my nice PDA phone last year and dug up an old phone to use for the time being. I then broke that one so I’m currently using a really old but reliable Nokia. So when the 3G iPhone was announced, I was definitely excited as this phone with technology from 10 years ago just ain’t cutting it.
Jason – Converse Leather Jacket
Converse’s 100th anniversary has shown great promise with numerous great products releasing. The Leather Jacket inspired Chuck Taylor is simple in its overall aesthetic but includes extreme details. I really like the use of zippers and multiple layers to give volume to the sneaker.
Season – Shop Gentei x Garni Deco Skull Ring
Well well well.. it’s staff pick time again. Last week, I’ve chosen the Paul Smith 2008 watches collection and this week I am gonna pick the latest Garni collabo skull ring. Rings have been my favorite accessories of all time. I’ve looked at the previous Garni collections but the color didn’t really catch my attention, but i am IN LOVE with this latest Shop Gentei exclusive color. The unique green color along with the 260 pieces of Swarovski crystals definitely makes this ring stand out. DAMMMMMMN people who love black and white, this is definitely a good accessory to color up the whole outfit.
Ironically my choice this week returns once again to an Eliminator collaboration as last week I went with the Eliminator x Michael Linnell Mega Messenger Bag. Much like the bag from last week, this team up with Fred Perry and Eliminator has a similar theme of revisiting classic silhouettes but revamping them to reflect a new-age aesthetic. Although the material is probably a bit beyond my taste, from afar it looks good and the fit looks totally on point.