The new Jordan brand store opened its doors to the citizens of Toronto on Saturday, and with it came a variety of exclusive merchandise, including the new Jordan Truner LX sneakers in collaboration with OVO. Bearing the signature golden owl on the heel, the OVO Jordan Trunner LX features a two-toned body, with the area around the toes and into the middle all white, while the heel area is all black, all the way to the strap. The sneaker also features some gold highlights throughout the body, ...
Former NFL running back Brandon Jacobs tweeted Saturday that Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh will be “exposed” and “fired” in the latest exchange between him and his former coach. The tensions between the two began Thursday when Jacobs, who played under Harbaugh with the San Francisco 49ers in 2012, said during a CBS Sports radio interview that Harbaugh “had no idea what he was doing” as head coach in San Francisco. Harbaugh went to social media in responding to Jacobs’ c...
Jim Harbaugh appears to be taking the high road when it comes to comments made by one of his former players. Former Auburn running back Brandon Jacobs called out Harbaugh in a radio interview was critical of the Michigan head coach’s schemes, saying “That guy knew nothing.” Harbaugh choose to go the biblical route when responding to Jacobs. Biblical advice for @gatorboyrb Let all bitterness & wrath & anger & clamor & slander be put away from you, along with all...
On Saturday at 6:23 a.m. local time, Jordan Brand will be opening its Toronto store to the public at 306 Yonge Street. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the space was opened temporarily during NBA All-Star Weekend in 2015 and has now been revamped into a three-floor space that shapes it as both a retail store but an experience for its consumers. While the underground level serves as a kids-only space, the street level main floor is where those visiting the store will be spending the ma...
Continuing to build upon the Air Jordan 1 Retro line, Nike and Jordan Brand have revealed plans for a "River Rock" colorway of the Air Jordan 1 Retro High Camo. The latest iteration of the Air Jordan 1 Retro High is built around a red and grey design, with a tasteful, carefully-constructed camo layout placed blended in with the grey coloring. Particularly observant, sharp-eyed fans will notice that this new take on the Air Jordan 1 Retro has a great deal in common with the layout of the Air Jo...
During Magic Johnson’s interview with ESPNLA on Thursday he let loose with some information about the Los Angeles Lakers’ current roster situation. The team’s president said the only untouchable player on the squad was Brandon Ingram. .@MagicJohnson tells us that the only player he would not consider moving is @B_Ingram13 — Jorge Sedano (@SedanoESPN) May 25, 2017 The 19-year-old Ingram was the second pick of the 2016 NBA Draft, and while his numbers over the entirety o...
So you know your Mansur Gavriel from your M2Malletier, your Simon Miller from your Sophie Hulme—but you’re still wondering what handbag brand is on track to dominate your Instagram feed this year. We’ve had our eyes on a few strong contenders that have launched recently (some that are just a few weeks old, others that have been building momentum for a couple of years), and tempted as we are to keep them to ourselves, we’re going to make good on that whole “sharing is ca...
It's official: Jordan Brand will re-open the doors to its retail store on 306 Yonge in Toronto for good. The elite athletic apparel company announced today, May 24, that the store, which began as a pop-up during the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend, plans to recognize Toronto's budding culture with the permanent location. In a statement released by Nike, the Jordan Brand parent company noted that "Toronto has long been known for its international appeal and, more recently, a unique basketball culture....
The Air Jordan 2 "Decon" is on the horizon following previews of its "Bordeaux" and "Mint Foam" colorways. Originally made in Italy, the Air Jordan 2 was inspired by luxury footwear and made its way onto the hardwood during Michael Jordan's career. As sportswear and luxury go hand-in-hand, the Air Jordan 2 "Decon" presents the mashing of both worlds via its stripped down look. This time around the Air Jordan 2's original leather upper is replaced with suede in three regional shades of "Bordeaux...
Brand USA faces elimination under President Trump's proposed budget. Pictured are Choose Chicago staff and international journalists on a Brand USA fam tour. Choose Chicago / Choose ChicagoSkift Take: Congress will play around with Trump's budget and nothing is set in stone. But Brand USA's proposed demise shouldn't come as a surprise from a president who has spent much of his first four months in office imposing anti-tourism policies. — Dan PeltierBrand USA is the United State...
For a substantial chunk of the animal-loving population, it’s essential that the clothes they wear or the beauty they use did not harm any animals in the making. While in a few countries around the world animal testing is mandatory, India thankfully doesn’t have such a regulation in place. We put together a list of brands available in the country that are against animal testing for all you lovers of the furry beings. Here’s your shopping guide. ...
The upcoming all-white rendition of the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG and coveted OFF-WHITE collab aren't the only 1s Jordan Brand has on tap. Coming soon from the Nike imprint is a camouflage pack featuring MJ's original Swoosh-branded signature. Seen here in grey and also due out in a bold red look, the kicks make use of leather and suede construction and sport a camo motif throughout their leather panels. And, as iff that weren't bold enough, Nike through some reflective 3M into the pattern for ...
Every household has their beloved skincare secrets; sworn by, passed on through generations. Some secrets, though, are the kinds that need to be revealed, shared with the world. We’re talking about family recipes that are too good to be kept, well, within the family. Here, we share the stories of some of the beauty world’s homegrown brands that had a modest inception—from their kitchens or home gardens—and it all started with one common interest: their passion and constant search for na...
Ivanka Trump‘s fashion brand is facing backlash from a labor rights organization for allegedly paying its workers in China just $1 an hour. Bloomberg reports that China Labor Watch, a nonprofit organization, recently investigated two factories in China that manufacture goods for Ivanka Trump’s brand. Workers are allegedly forced to work a minimum of 12 1/2 hours per day, six days a week, which amounts to a monthly salary of just 2,500 yuan ($363). The group probed the two factories b...
Foot Locker is aiming to do some re-decorating as it's set to convert the Schaber Cafeteria in Downtown LA intoto a Jordan Brand-specific retail space. McCall Design Group, based in San Francisco, is geared to develop the store which will be highlighted by bleachers, a snack bar and basketball court all on the roof of the building. It's been emphasized that the building's original aesthetic won't be compromised in order to save its historic vibe. The space will further be topped off by a speci...
This article first appeared in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter on deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. Get ready to hear a lot more about Glossier and Outdoor Voices in the coming year. Glossier, a cosmetics and personal care company founded by former Vogue fashion assistant Emily Weiss, calls itself the "first beauty lifestyle brand." Outdoor Voices makes athletic gear; its CEO Tyler Haney says the company's goal is to be "the next Nike." Both companies are venture-backed, both have rabid fan b...
Golden Goose Deluxe Brand has opened its first outpost in Hong Kong. Founded in 2000 and hailing from Italy, the footwear brand is designed by Venetian designer Francesca Rinaldo and Alessandro Gallo. Each pair of Golden Goose shoes intends to look like an old pair of leather shoes. The new Hong Kong flagship will feature Golden Goose's latest collection and of course, its signature Starter and Superstar sneakers. Check out this pair of tropical-inspired distressed Golden Goose sneakers. Golden ...
Razer co-founder Min-Liang Tan (center). Photo credit: Razer. The news: Singapore-US startup Razer has announced a strategic partnership with Hong Kong network carrier Three to market “co-branded, gaming-centric handsets and phone plans” and open a brick-and-mortar store in the city. Razer has also reportedly secured between US$50 million and US$100 million in funding from Horizon Ventures, according to TechCrunch. The VC firm is owned by Li Ka-shing, chairman of Three parent CK Hutchison. ...
Famous for integrating Chicano-influenced styles into its clothing, WILLY CHAVARRIA is set to debut a 2017 fall/winter collection at a press event on May 16th and 17th. In addition to seeing what the brand has to offer this upcoming season, the design house will also be showing its collaboration with So-Cal's very own BrandBlack. The new range titled "Safewords" consists of loose garments and updated streetwear staples, evidenced by the buckled kimono-style tops, bomber jacket, and wide-leg tro...
Going back to the one that started it all, Jordan Brand has officially announced the Air Jordan 1 "Wings." The special silhouette showcases Michael Jordan's astonishing comeback during the NBA's 1985-86 season following a foot injury. In Jordan's return, he managed to lead the Chicago Bulls to the NBA playoffs while averaging 43.7 points in the team's losing effort against the Boston Celtics. The Air Jordan 1 "Wings" follows a previous iteration presented on the Air Jordan 12 and sports an anti...