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Toni Kroos Scores Late Stoppage Time Goal Against Sweden to Give Germany a Much-Needed Lifeline

On the brink of a humiliating early exit from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, currently being held in Russia, defending World Cup champions Germany were given a much-needed lifeline after Real Madrid star Toni Kroos scored an incredible free kick well late into stoppage time. Earlier in the fixture, Kroos made a sloppy pass which […]

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White Mountaineering Enhances Retro Outdoor Styles for SS19

White Mountaineering has been a tried-and-true Japanese staple for those who’ve long been in-the-know. The Yosuke Aizawa-lead label has redefined the modern outdoor aesthetic by mixing in street-centric designs as well as functional details. The story continues on for Spring/Summer 2019 but this time, colors get enhanced to give the range a more retro feel. Hard-to-miss plaids, […]

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A Look Inside Virgil Abloh & Takashi Murakami’s “TECHNICOLOR 2” Exhibition

Saying Virgil Abloh has been busy is an understatement. In addition to just revealing his Spring/Summer 2019 collection for Off-White™, Abloh has also just debuted his designs for Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2019. And if that wasn’t enough, the popular creative has now opened the doors to the exhibition “TECHNICOLOR 2” alongside Takashi Murakami. The show […]

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sacai’s Whimsical SS19 Collection Includes a Nike Collaboration

For sacai Spring/Summer 2019, creative director Chitose Abe presented a gender-defying and whimsical collection. The looks featured twists on traditional tailoring, with a heavy dose of Native American references and designs from tattoo artist Dr. Woo. Elsewhere, geometric patterns on trousers, anoraks and dresses were made in collaboration with Oregon-based textile manufacturer Pendleton. Abe also collaborated with […]

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Wales Bonner Builds Explorations of Black Identity for SS19

Titled, “Ecstatic Recital,” Grace Wales Bonner’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection builds on her explorations of black identity, with a slight departure that that ventures into Indian-influenced culture. “I accessed India through African-American artists,” Wales Bonner told Vogue’s Sarah Mower. In addition to Wales Bonner’s distinguished tailoring, the collection introduces more casual jersey pieces and yoga pants. Wales Bonner […]

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Thom Browne Takes a Trip to Wonderland for SS19

Thom Browne’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection takes a trip down the rabbit hole to a contorted Americana wonderland; the set was home to pinwheels, garden gnomes and a multi-colored picket fence. Looks featured Browne’s trademark quirky suiting and fluctuated between oversized and shrunken proportions à la Alice in Wonderland. Elsewhere, colors appeared in pastels of every variety while patterns came in stripes […]

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FILA’s Official ‘PUBG’ Capsule Channels the World of Battle Royale

With battle royale games on everyone’s minds, FILA recently collaborated with PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on a capsule collection. Channeling all the recognizable military elements from the game that started it all, the special range is comprised of a tactical style backpack, waist bag, T-shirts, slides and canvas sneakers. A modern digital camo pattern is used heavily […]

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Watch the ‘New Gundam Breaker’ Launch Trailer

Gundam’s latest game, New Gundam Breaker, is available today via PlayStation 4 worldwide. In celebration, Bandai Namco has just released a brand-new launch trailer. New Gundam Breaker allows players to digitally build Gundam model kits and then take their creations into battle. The game is powered by Unreal Engine 4 and features endless customization options; […]

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Belly Shows Off His Jewelry Collection

After linking up with the likes of Lil Yachty, Metro Boomin and more, GQ has connected with Belly for its latest installment of On the Rocks. In this episode, the Canadian rapper takes the publication on a tour of his best pieces. Belly’s collection contains “only the best stones,” according to him and includes tennis […]

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Virgil Abloh & Takashi Murakami Unveil T-shirts For “TECHNICOLOR 2” Exhibition

Leaving no time to waste, Virgil Abloh kicked off his “TECHNICOLOR 2” co-exhibition with Takashi Murakami shortly after his monumental Louis Vuitton debut. Teaming up once again, the two recently opened their latest show at Gagosian‘s Paris outpost after weeks of teasing. Virgil took to Instagram to celebrate the opening, showing off some of the […]

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Pantera Co-Founder Vinnie Paul Has Passed Away

Vinnie Paul, co-founder and former drummer of legendary thrash metal band Pantera, has passed away. The cause of death has not yet been made public. A statement on Pantera’s Facebook page reads: “Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away. Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the bands Pantera […]

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Another Look at COMME des GARÇONS’ Rework of the Nike Presto

Building on their collaborative relationship, COMME des GARÇONS and Nike recently came together to rework the popular Presto model. Unveiled at CdG’s recent HOMME Plus Spring/Summer 2019 show at Paris Fashion Week, the reimagined Presto served as a standout element of the collection dominated by wearable shrubbery, rumpled polyester and sliced-up suiting. Maintaining the overall […]

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Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History Set to Display ‘Black Panther’ Props

To celebrate the success of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture recently announced a new display dedicated to the film. Noting the important cultural movement brought by the movie centered around the Wakandan hero, the museum will be putting props from the film into its exhibition. In an […]

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