As part of their ongoing Century Celebration, Converse brought together some major players in the music industry to create a new soundtrack called “My Drive Thru.” The collaborating artists includes Pharrell Williams, N.E.R.D, Santogold, and Julian Casablancas. The track will be released on Tuesday, June 10th, and will be available for free download on converse.com and other authorized Converse websites. The three artists also collaborated on a music video that will be released during the summer.
While previous years were littered with numerous Wu-Tang referencing t-shirts, like all things they came to an abrupt end. However, teaming up with legendary Wu-Tang member Raekwon, Diamond Supply Co. are revisiting the Wu-Tang and Raekwon’s hit album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx album in a t-shirt made exclusive to this year’s Rock the Bells Tour.
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Lacoste’s select collection of footwear Stealth features some of the fabled French tennis brands most cherished classics under a new contemporary design style. Here’s a look into their 2008 June releases including the Revan 2 P-Line, Revan 2 M-Dlux, Missouri, Missouri Punch and Revan 3 Croc-R. Each style is minimalistic in its branding however each style incorporates a quality finish and clean styling. Available now at Flauge.
Inspired by 90s outdoor-inspired materials seen on backpacks, the Porter Vital collection is yet another release which implements the use of interesting materials from the heralded Japanese accessories maker. Over the years we’ve seen Porter create a series of collections with interesting material choices including leather with APC and denim with Levi’s (albeit with Head Porter). Aside from three wallet styles, a fourth release includes a useful coin and card holder as well. Available now at Porter.
New from Reebok is the Sir Jam Mid Retro which is part of the Training Day Collection. Four colorways will be available starting July at select boutiques worldwide.
Despite a faltering identity in the North American market, adidas has still had an integral part in various subcultures. Perhaps none other then the flagship basketball model the Superstar, from its role on the courts to the streets, the Superstar has still managed to keep things chugging along more then 35 years since its debut. A look into the 2008 fall/winter preview features some rather subtle and clean colorways as well as a look into signature adidas Skateboarding models. Available starting July.