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Horibe Associates Creates a Modern Japanese Home Steeped in Tradition

Nestled in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture lies one of Horibe Associates latest developments. Sitting on a picturesque path leading to a Shinto shrine is a home steeped in cultural tradition, while at the same time showcasing a conceptual balance between rustic materiality and geometry. Constructed in the customary hiraya style (single storey dwelling), the home’s base […]

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Off-White™ Teases Upcoming Virgil Abloh for Serena Williams “QUEEN” Sneaker

Just a few hours ago, streetwear imprint Off-White™ took to its personal Instagram account to announce its upcoming collaborative silhouette made in honor of tennis superstar Serena Williams. Though details on the aforementioned model remain scarce, it looks as though the Williams-inspired model will be aptly dubbed, “QUEEN.” Taking the helm on the silhouette will […]

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Reebok’s Daytona DMX Receives Two New Bright Neon Colorways

Continuing the reintroduction of the Daytona DMX, Reebok recently released two new colorways of its clunky retro runner. Part of Reebok’s latest retro release strategy, the dynamic shape and maximalist sole system found on the Daytona DMX stand as defining elements of the 2000’s era footwear model. Done in “White/Blue Move/Skull Grey/Bright Lava” and “Spirit White/White/Cloud […]

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Backstage at HAERVAERK’s Gaming Culture-Inspired SS19 Collection

Danish label HÆRVÆRK showed its Spring/Summer 2019 collection at CIFF during Copenhagen Fashion Week. The latest collection, titled “Volume 5,” looks to classic gaming culture and teenage slacker lifestyle during the ’90s and early aughts. The runway was anchored by a stand of computer screens placed in the middle, playing Tekken and surrounded by cans […]

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Nike’s React Element 87 “Dark Grey” & “Desert Sand” Receive an Official Release Date

After receiving some initial looks at Nike’s newest React Element 87 colorways, “Dark Grey” and “Desert Sand,” we now have an official release date to share. Leaning towards more color-driven looks, the upcoming iterations noticeably stray away from the monochromatic “Sail Light Bone” and “Anthracite Black” debut we saw a few months back. Utilizing multi-tone designs, the […]

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Reebok Unveils New Allen Iverson Signature Sneaker, Answer 4.5

Adding to its I3 Legacy collection, Reebok put together a brand new model for iconic Philadelphia 76ixers point guard/shooting guard, Allen Iverson. Dubbed the Answer 4.5, the hybrid model is a rework of AI’s Answer 4 signature shoe originally released in 2000. Debuting in “Primal Red/Vital Blue” and “Primal Red/Black” colorways, the court model is […]

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Stone Island Shadow Project Releases Snakeskin Detailed Boot From Its 10-Year Anniversary Collection

Continuing the rollout of its 10-Year Anniversary collection, Stone Island Shadow Project dropped the Slip-On Boot footwear option from its commemorative range. Crafted in Italy, the shoe serves as an ode to the ethos of the label with its prime mixture of fashion and technical construction. Dominated by premium suede, tonal laser engraved snakeskin detail […]

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SoleFly Teases a Lottery-Themed Jordan Brand Collaboration

Frequent Jordan Brand collaborator SoleFly recently teased an upcoming lottery-themed team up with the Nike Basketball division. The Miami sneaker retailer took to Instagram to post an image of a stack of co-branded lottery tickets sporting the color scheme found on its lauded Air Jordan 3 “Lotto” collaboration. Released in 2014, the Friends and Family exclusive Air […]

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Travis Scott’s ‘Astroworld’ Surpasses Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ for Billboard 200 Top Spot

Over the weekend, Travis Scott’s Astroworld took the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart, surpassing Drake’s impressive five-week run with Scorpion. Astroworld managed to climb to the top having moved 537,000 equivalent album units in its first week with 270,000 being traditional album sales, according to Billboard. So far Scott’s Astroworld marks the second-highest […]

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Travis Scott Updates Nav’s Verse on ‘Astroworld’ Track “Yosemite”

Earlier this month, Travis Scott released his highly-anticipated Astroworld album which included a long lineup of guest appearances, one of those being Canadian hip hop artist, Nav. Featured on the track “Yosemite,” fans quickly took notice of Nav’s verse which was significantly lower in volume than others on the album. This quickly led to a […]

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Parley and adidas Return With NMD_R1 “Core Black/Blue Spirit”

Parley for the Oceans and adidas continue their longstanding partnership with the latest NMD_R1 colorway in “Core Black/Blue Spirit.” In line with all Parley sneakers, this new model is made of recycled plastics and features a predominantly black Primeknit upper with streaks of “Blue Spirit” and “EQT Green” weaved throughout the ribbed textile. The sock-like […]

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Snarkitecture Opens Immersive ‘BOUNCE’ Installation in Hong Kong

Daniel Arsham and Alex Mustonen of Snarkitecture recently unveiled their first interactive art installation in Hong Kong. Entitled BOUNCE, the immersive artwork features massive white and silver spheres filling the walls of Gallery by the Harbour. Attendees are encouraged to interact with the large orbs as well as the tower overhead. Collectively, the piece draws […]

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Master Chief to Be Lead Character in Showtime’s ‘Halo’ Series

Following an announcement this past June, Showtime’s President of Programming Gary Levine recently announced key details surrounding the network’s TV-adapted Halo series. In an interview with IGN, Levine revealed that Master Chief will helm the lead character role in the program alongside other protagonists. Chief’s elusive identity will also be integral to the series that […]

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