The aesthetics portrayed by Rockers NYC may not be everybody’s cup of tee, but their strict adherence to their own values and inspirations is definitely something to take note of. The second delivery of their 2008 spring/summer The Sound and Fury collection is hitting stores worldwide now and features some visually stimulating cut&sew t-shirts and accessories including banner scarves and fanny packs.
Following up on our video interview with Keith Hufnagel regarding the latest addition to his powerhouse brand with a new LA opening, we offer a glimpse into some new pieces releasing from the label. In what we liken as a similar move with another popular skate/lifestyle brand, HUF’s game has really stepped up in recent memory to reflect a Supreme-esque movement with an interesting mix of refined pieces and provocative graphic t-shirts. Look for these to be available online at store.hufsf.com.
Seminal streetwear brand Too Black Guys has had a resounding impact since their inception in the 90s. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, the brand has maintained a solid footing in the industry with their tongue in cheek approach. Their 2008 Jim Crow Couture collection includes the upcoming NewEra 59FIFTY release. The US-made hats feature a turquoise underbill with a detailed embroidery of their Jim Crow mascot on the front. The rear also includes a large embroidery. Check the Too Black Guy’s site nineteen-ninety.com for more details.
To celebrate the grand opening of famed eyewear creator Dita and their new online presence Dita Legends, the brand has released a limited run of sunglasses based on their Grandmaster-Two frame. Featuring a hand crafted Zyl Acetate frame, other features include custom hex rviets and oversized titanium hinges. The sunglasses are limited to 10 pieces and available only through DitaLegends.com.
Upon the unveiling of UNDFTD’s Boston Sucks t-shirt in relation with this years NBA Championship finals between the Lakers and the Celtics, we knew it was just a matter of time before Boston had its rebuttal. Enter sneaker store Bodega and Damaged who together have created the “This is Boston, Not LA” t-shirt, inspired by a 1982 hardcore punk compilation of the same name which included some of Boston’s biggest acts at the time.
For Calgary skate shop The Source, the almost 20 year old store has looked to Daniel Curtis to create their Fine Dining series of decks. Shot with all real food which has passed through the gullet of Daniel Curtis, the series is a fun play on the theme of fine dining as it encompasses designs including hot dogs, donuts, fries and burgers. Look for the decks to hit sourceboards.com
Source: Kitsune Noir