Off the beaten Vans path of Half-Cabs, Chukkas, Eras, Authentics and SK8-HIs emerge these lesser seen models from the historic Vans skate brand. The whole collection of footwear seen here feature some muted colorways on some lesser seen models such as the Cojo, Half Crepe and Sea Captain. On the whole, these are a distinct step away from the classic skate shoe aesthetic into arguably a more refined look. Available now at ripe.
Aside from creating some of the most technologically advanced and respected automobiles in the world, BMW has debuted their latest innovation, the GINA Light Visionary Model. The dynamic model enables a car’s structure to shape and change and reflects an all new way of thinking and approach to the automotive world. The GINA acronym is based around geometry and N for infinite changes which has become embodied as a BMW company wide philosophy to pushing the envelope. The GINA Light Visionary Model’s concept of a skin in a non fixed/ non metal form offers numerous benefits including less energy intensive production. Definitely an interesting concept to see make its way into the general marketplace.
Thursday, June 12th marks the latest collection of exclusive The Hundreds Rosewood collection items for the summer season. The collection is restricted to The Hundreds’ two flagship stores located in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
In an unexpected move between Puma and Sneaker Freaker, a part two to their Blaze of Glory collaboration was revealed in Sneaker Freaker’s Issue 12. Here’s an in-depth look at the follow-up black colorways. The Blaze of Glory features neoprene booties, Trinomic cushioning units and soles, common traits with the all too familiar Disc Blaze. Look for these to hit hanon shop in the upcoming weeks.
London based label Second Son have been around since 2005 and have steadily been gaining momentum and building their range of clean designs and British humor. They have just dropped their new collection; the theme for this collection is “Ignorance is Bliss””, and this new drop features their first foray into the world of Denim. They have produced a redline selvedge denim in Indigo and Black and only 100 pairs of each colour were produced. For the new look book they enrolled a close friend by the name of Nash Money to do the modeling, which led to some funny results. This new collection has landed at various stockists worldwide, including Ryouki, Division East and Fresh Cotton.