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Nike Air Max Day makes its return for the third time on Sunday, March 26 and to mark the occasion, the company introduced Vote Forward, which asked 12 creatives from around the world to make their own take on the Air Max. Entrants varied from Brain Dead’s Kyle Ng as the Los Angeles entry to Naotaka Konno representing Tokyo. Just before the winner of this project is announced, we decided to focus on three standout entrants, Alex Hackett as the London entry, Clément Balavoine for Amsterdam and ...
Not long ago, NikeLab took the wraps off the sleek Air VaporMax “Triple Black” iteration for Air Max Day. Since then, die-hard fans have been waiting for the Swoosh offshoot or select retailers to announce their drop dates. Well, it’s been revealed that Concepts will be releasing a limited number of pairs on March 26. It’s safe to say that this all-black variant is a must-cop, especially with its Flyknit construction and multi-bubble sole. The NikeLab Air VaporMax “Triple Black” will...
After getting banned from South Carolina in late 2016 that eventually led to time behind bars, the Florida rapper is now gearing for his first major label debut, Painting Pictures. The announcement was made earlier today on his Instagram account where he shared the album cover and the tentative release date of March 31. This arrives on the heels of his recent politically-charged "Tunnel Vision" music video where a young man gets fatally shot by a Trump supporter. Meanwhile, Kodak currently await...
Netflix has released a teaser trailer for Casting JonBenet, a documentary series that revisits the grisly murder of 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, whose unsolved murder case captivated the United States back in 1996. According to Netflix, the series will focus on director Kitty Green's efforts to "audition local actors, unpacking how each remembers and relates to the ill-fated Ramsey family." Boasting a cast of real actors' and utilizing real audition tapes, the series will investigate...
Jay Z, along with the Weinstein Company is slated to release two upcoming works about the life and death of Trayvon Martin, Vanity Fair reports. The stories will be based on books by journalist Lisa Bloom and Martin's parents. Trayvon Martin's life was cut short in 2012 when volunteer neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman shot and killed the 17-year-old. Zimmerman claimed that he fired at Martin in self-defense -- this would later ignite controversy and protests across the U.S. since Zimme...
Dover Street Market New York and COMME des GARÇONS Chelsea will both be carrying the highly sought after COMME des GARÇONS x NikeLab VaporMax this weekend. The Nike VaporMax has been receiving a lot of fanfare in advance of this year's Air Max Day, with pairs flying off the shelves, but the CDG version in white and black have been even more difficult to track down. Thanks to DSMNY's Instagram, we have confirmation that the white pair of the CDG x Nike VaporMax will be making its way to both DS...
Back in December of 2016, HBO released a documentary surrounding J. Cole's 2014 album, Forest Hills Drive. Now it appears HBO and J. Cole will be joining forces once again to release a second project called J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only, A Dreamville Film. The hour-long film will shed light on the socioeconomic struggles of the lower-income communities of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Atlanta, Georgia; Ferguson, Missouri and his hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina. According to reports, the documenta...
The latest issue of Japan's GRIND magazine has gone to town on CMMN SWDN with a moody editorial shoot and a Q&A with the label's founders Saif Bakir and Emma Hedlund. Showcasing the Malmo-based brand's 2017 spring/summer collection -- including silk jackets, check shirts and dusty pastel shades  -- the editorial concludes with an in-depth interview where Bakir gives some insight into this season's inspiration. "I visited Morocco for the first time in my travels in February last year," he ...
Raf Simons has continued his spate of recent interviews, this time speaking to W Magazine. The legendary designer mostly spoke about his ongoing furniture collaboration with textile experts Kvadrat, but he also touched on how the job differs from his fashion work and his admiration of Rick Owens’s furniture. The difference between furniture and fashion: “In fashion, things are not so much about the process or making it last. In fashion, they would actually prefer it doesn’t last. It was a ...
Actor/director Dax Shepard dropped by First We Feast to take on the grueling Hot Ones challenge and promote his latest movie, CHiPs. The former Punk’d cast member chopped it up with host Sean Evans while chowing down on a slew of spicy wings. He expressed his affinity for cars, engaged in mental math, and discussed his love life with Kristen Bell. Not to mention, he has a total man crush on Jay Z and thinks DJ Khaled is an excruciatingly slow driver. Watch the amusing clip above to see if She...
After a drawn-out six-year hiatus, everyone's favorite animated band Gorillaz has returned to the forefront of music with aplomb. After months of speculation, Gorillaz officially announced their new LP Humanz yesterday. Creators Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett have evidently been hard at work, partnering with names like Danny Brown, Pusha T, De La Soul, D.R.A.M., Vince Staples, Grace Jones, and Kali Uchis to produce the album's 26 tracks. In the lead-up to its release on April 28, we take a ro...
Yoshio Kubo and PUMA have teamed up to launch a new line called "yoshiokubo by PUMA" for spring/summer 2017. The theme of "Survival" in the new collab builds off Kubo's reputation for technical textiles -- as evidenced by his 2017 fall/winter collection -- to elevate the PUMA Blaze, PUMA Suede and garbs. Two colorways of the Blaze, black and cream, are equipped with unique bandanas and zippers while the duo of black and olive Suedes are reimagined with a drawstring lacing system. Staying with th...
Artists Ava Nirui and Alex Lee have teamed up to produce a series of artworks parodying Nike advertisements that are set to go on display in New York. The duo have reworked some of the brand's best-known silhouettes including the Air Max 95 and 97 with a series of playful, tactile and sometimes macabre twists. The collection continues Nirui's previous explorations of the intersection between fashion and society and this latest work -- produced with full permission from Nike -- mimics the sport...
From bold and unapologetic fashion statements, to pull-up transition three’s, confidence has always been an inherent trait of Los Angeles Lakers’ Nick Young. That certainty was put to the test the previous two seasons as Young struggled under the direction of former coach Byron Scott, whose tough-love approach and outdated offense never meshed with the free-flowing, get-buckets persona of "Swaggy P." Along with being held out the last 17 games of last season, he also went through a very tab...
Louis Vuitton has unveiled its latest Objets Nomades furniture collection, showing the brands dedication to using its fine leather in a variety of ways. The line, which started back in 2012, uses a series of popular designers including Atelier Oï, Maarten Baas, Barber and Osgerby, Damien Langlois-Meurinne, nendo, Gwenaël Nicolas, Raw Edges, Patricia Urquiola and Marcel Wanders. This time they've added India Mahdavi and Yoshioka Takashi to the roster of collaborators. A variety of tables, cha...
POW! WOW! recently took its artistic vision back to its hometown of Hawaii, more specifically in the Kaka’ako area. Connecting international artists and musicians to collaborate with local creatives, the event saw an assortment of live art installations, exhibitions, panel discussions and concerts. After traveling to eight cities around the world over the years, POW! WOW! is still committed to building a sense of community within the art world through inclusiveness. Check out the official POW...
Monster Children magazine presents a new editorial shot by Hedi Slimane. Called "A Portrait of the North Shore," the selection in only available to view in Issue 54 of Monster Children, which will be on sale on March 29. Shot over the Hawaiian winter on the North Shore of Oahu, the subjects include the next generation of male surfers including Koa Rothman, Charly Quivront and Noa Beschen, in addition to skater EvanMock. Check out a preview of the editorial above, and make sure to pick up a copy ...
Emerging Japanese streetwear label TTT_MSW has released its Fall/Winter 2017 lookbook. Branded as a "genre-less, gender-less, border-less" collection, the range sees a hearty mix of contrasting textures such as corduroy, velvet, silk and vinyl. Statement zippers grace the seams of knit cardigans and pullovers, while traditional colors such as beige, maroon and olive are paired with more brazen hues such as yellow, orange and electric blue. Take a look at Tokyo-based lookbook above and share your...
Yesterday night, Kendrick Lamar took to his Instagram to post a now-deleted cryptic "IV." This took the web by storm -- not only does the Compton emcee rarely post to social media (his Instagram account is currently completely empty), it got fans to speculate that the post is the beginning of the rollout for his fourth studio album. They weren't too far off -- it didn't take long for Kendrick to release the fourth installment of his "The Heart" series. It was not only the the first K-Dot release...
With up to 5,000 visitors and 350 sellers taking over East London's Truman Brewery this weekend, Crepe City is a calendar staple for sneakerheads. First established in 2009 as a small gathering of industry types and collectors trying to shift old stock, the event has grown into one of Europe's liveliest events thanks to its in-the-know lineup of stockists, resellers and major brands. Beyond the fire footwear, Crepe City's new-season clothing line and new print magazine get a first airing thi...