Abstract: The Art of Design on Netflix

abstractdesignI’ve just finished watching The Crown and Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.  So what is next for me Netflix?  I think I’m going to change it up a little by watching this new docu-series dropping February 10, 2017, Abstract – The Art of Design.

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NIKE HyperAdapt 1.0

nikehyperadaptYou probably saw this Nike shoe technology from “Back to the Future II” film first.  The self-lacing adaptive kicks are now hot sellers among shoe collectors.

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Timberland Shoes in Chinese Takeout Boxes

chinesetakeouttimberlandLifestyle retailer Jimmy Jazz and Timberland collab on a limited 6-inch “Sesame Chicken” shoe release.  It’s that iconic Timberland brown field boot with the logos.  What’s diggty cool about this “Sesame Chicken” item is the Chinese food take-out packaging with the Jimmy Jazz labeled chopsticks and a fortune cookie included.  The boots drop this Saturday, November 19, 2016 and the special packaging will only be available at the Jimmy Jazz Harlem store in NY.

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Sneakers in a Bank Vault – 24 Kilates Bangkok

24kilatesbangkokWith the age of the Internets and shopping for stuff online, good old fashion retail stores need that “shock and awe” to get shoppers into stores.  Like the cool geeky Apple retail stores, streetwear boutiques have done the same by making brick & mortar stores a neat event place to come in and buy stuff.  One such shop is 24 Kilates in Bangkok, Thailand.  This innovative sneaker shop looks like a Swiss bank vault.  The shoes are kept in safety-type deposit boxes.  Now that’s neat.

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Reebok Classic x BlackPink

blackpinkreebokReebok signs up new K-pop girl group BlackPink to rep the Reebok Classic brand.  The YG Entertainment pop group features Kim Ji-soo, Jennie Kim, Roseanne Park and Pranpriya Manoban.  BlackPink has released two tracks:  Whistle and Boombayah.

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Converse x PatBo Kicks Collection

conversepatbocollectionThe classic Chuck Taylor gets a feminine touch with bright floral patterns.  Converse collaborates with São Paulo fashion brand PatBo for this collection of sneakers.  Along with colorful designs, it features embroideries, molded flowers and metal studs on the kicks.

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The Vans x Nintendo Collection

vansxnintendocollectionThe Vans x Nintendo Collection has just dropped into retail and Vans online.  Nintendo fans will enjoy a variety of apparel and accessories like hoodies, shoes, backpacks, shirts and socks.  Prices range from $12.00USD and up to $75.00USD.

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Kicks: Addiction to Nike Air Max

airmaxaddictionThe Nike Air Max is more than just a shoe or sneaker you wear.  It’s pop culture.  To these sneaker heads, it’s a lifestyle and addiction.  The Air Max!

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Adidas Originals NMD Launch

adidasmndcoverA sneaker made for men and women roaming the urban jungle, that’s the Adidas Originals NMD_R1 kicks.  Look for the NMD kicks to drop this weekend!

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BAIT X HASBRO’s G.I. JOE X NEW BALANCE

baitkicksgijoecollectionBAIT brings together a 1980’s toy icon, Hasbro’s G.I. Joe and kick’s company New Balance for some kicks.  The two popular G.I. Joe ninja’s Snake-Eyes and Storm Shadow will get represented in the New Balance MT 580 sneakers – Arashikage Pack.  This will be released in limited numbers and will be dropping next week on October 10, 2015.   Prices per pair will be start around $160.00USD.

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LEGO Sneaker Creations

legokickcoverforrealTOMYOO aka tomyoo23 on Instagram is known for making sneakers out of LEGO bricks.  Here’s one of his latest creations: A Jumpman/Yeezy cut & paste edition.

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VANS x Murakami Collection

vansmarukamicollectionThe surfer/skateboard imagery collides with rainbow colors and cuteness in the artistic mind of Takashi Murakami.  Japanese modern pop artist Takashi Murakami collabs with VANS premium label “Vault by VANS” for this capsule collection featuring not just kicks, but also apparel and skate decks.

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Jenny Johnson’s Sneaker Obsession

JennyJohnsonKicksI’m not much of a sneaker-head, but I do collect my fair share of bags and purses, because I’m somewhat obsessed.  The Hundreds check out comedy writer Jenny Johnson’s sneaker collection.  Jenny talks about how her sneaker addiction and collecting Jordan kicks.

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New Balance 998 Customization

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New Balance classic running sneakers the 998 gets the NB1 treatment.  Don’t you just hate it, when you’re at a club and another girl has the on the same outfit as you?  That’s one of my annoying pet peeves.  Now you can create your very own one-off 998 kicks from New Balance.

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Nike x Liberty Summer 2015 Collection

nikeliberty2015summercollectioncoverThe Nike x Liberty Summer 2015 Collection is available now.  This mini-capsule collection features Liberty’s Merlin shapes and pattern prints.  Squares and circles is the rage.  The collection features a range of sneakers, hoodies, hats and women’s tees.

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Nike Air Rift Liberty; MSRP: $120.00USD

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People Footwear S/S 2015 Collection

peopless2015coverA kicks fashion leader in Vancouver, Canada?  Really?  It’s People Footwear!  The shoe company claims to offer the best of the best with their own Skylite, Supercush, Ezy-Brzy and Dreamknit technologies.

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Adidas NEO Spring 2015

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Singer Selena Gomez is back with another Adidas NEO collection and this capsule is for Spring 2015.

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50 Colors of the Adidas Originals Superstar

supercoloradidasTo be honest, I wasn’t even born yet when these iconic kicks was released, the Adidas’ Superstar.  Now the popular singer/producer Pharrell Williams adds his touch to the sneaker with 50 Supercolors.  50 bright colors to choose from!

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Air Jordan 4 Retro Laser

airjordanretro4lasercoverOne classic b-ball sneaker that I always like was the Nike Air Jordan 4’s.  The new Air Jordan 4 Retro Laser will drop this March 21st, 2015 Saturday.  Look for a price tag around $250.00USD.

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Adidas Originals x NIGO = Superstar

adidasoriginalsnigosuperstarIn the streetwear scene both critics and fans alike have been saying these past few years Adidias has take their Originals brand to new heights.  Now Adidas Originals collabs with BAPE founder NIGO.  This is his take on the Superstar kicks.

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Adidas Originals x Rita Ora Superstar Kicks

adidasoriginalssuperstarAdidas Originals has collaborating with musician/designer Rita Ora for many years now and here’s her take on the iconic Adidas 1980s sneaker Superstar.

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Customize Your Own New Balance Sneakers

custom990Do you really want to feel special and have your very own one-of-a-kind sneaker?  For around $220 bucks you can with New Balance 990 v1 kicks.  You have your choice of materials, colors and basically 12 options to choice from to customize your NB 990’s.

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Adidas Originals x NIGO

adidasnigoadidasnigo00Adidas has been trying to spruce their Originals brand by signing the likes of Kanye, Pharrell and even Selena Gomez for the ladies.  Now comes the latest collab with iconic fashion designer and founder of BAPE – NIGO.  This Originals x Nigo collection will feature not just an apparel line, but also a line-up of cool sneakers.  This collection will drop October 24, 2014.

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London Calling: House of Vans

houseofvanslondonLike the one in Brooklyn, New York, kicks-maker VANS will be opening a House of Vans in London on August 9th, 2014.  Not only will there be an in-door skate park, but a venue for musicians and artists alike.  So the next time you take the Tube in London, stop at Waterloo Station.

The 30,000 square feet palace will be hipster fresh.  Tunnel One will feature an art gallery; Tunnel Two will have the VansLab artist studios and a 100 person capacity screening room; Tunnel Three will hold a music stage for around 850 concert-goers and of course, a bar; Tunnel Four will hold the in-door skate park and restaurant/cafe; and Tunnel Five will hold another in-door skate park.

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For more information, go to:  House of Vans – London.

Hamburger Sneakers by END. x Saucony

burgersneakersSneaker-heads and burger fans can rejoice with this yummy sneaker collab between UK’s END Hunting Co. and kick’s label Saucony.  The END. x Saucony Shadow 5000 “Burger” dropped this past weekend in the UK.

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