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Iron Man Gets the Samurai Treatment by Tamashii Nations

Bandai’s premium label, Tamashii Nations, is known for producing highly detailed figures for many licensed characters. In recent years, they have become known for their Manga Realization series, which has re-imagined the armor of infamous Star Wars characters like Darth Vader, Boba Fett and even various ranks of Stormtroopers. Following the release of the samurai […]

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Alexander Wang Teases His 2016 Fall/Winter Campaign Film

Alexander Wang took to Instagram yesterday to tease his eponymous label’s Fall/Winter 2016 campaign film. After unveiling his WANGSQUAD weeks earlier through a series of Polaroids, the batch of renowned artists and models return in the visual. Directed by renowned Canadian music video Director X and featuring music provided by producer Skrillex, the WANGSQUAD is seen entering […]

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Pixel + Pixel XL versus Nexus 5X + 6P: Google’s new phones compared, to scale

Big Pixel and baby Pixel side-by-side, in context. As reported yesterday, we know have the first official-looking renders of Google’s new Pixel phones, thanks to leaker Evan Blass. No surprise: Both the 5-inch Pixel and 5.5-inch Pixel XL look basically identical. In fact, the change in wallpaper is more noticeable than the difference in size, […]

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Gucci Mane Set to Star in Harmony Korine’s ‘The Trap’

Gucci Mane, who was incarcerated until recently due to firearm charges, has been steadily making up for lost time with his constant music releases. Now the rapper has announced that he will be part of director Harmony Korine’s next film, The Trap. After appearing in Korine’s Spring Breakers and a Supreme ad shot by the director, the Atlanta […]

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Allo’s best chance of beating WhatsApp in India depends on Google Assistant

Google is betting on native Hindi support for Google Assistant as a way to tackle India’s ubiquitous messaging service. At its second annual “Google for India” event, Google launched several new features and services targeted at getting the next billion users online. Allo was prominently featured at the event, with Google stating that it is […]

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LG V20 available in Korea starting ‘this week’

V20 hitting North America, Latin America, Middle East, and other parts of Asia over ‘next several weeks.’ Sales of LG’s big-screened, Nougat-powered V20 begin this week — at least in the company’s home market of South Korea. In a press release this morning, LG confirmed that sales would begin sometime this week, but bizarrely neglected […]

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Google Play Music finally launches in India!

Google Play Music is here, and it’s everything you’ve been waiting for. After several false starts, the moment we’ve all been waiting for is here. Google Play Music is finally available in India, and at an initial glance, it looks like the entire catalog is available for customers in the country. Individual tracks are priced […]

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Uncle Otis Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary With a Collaborative Collection

Toronto-based retailer Uncle Otis celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, a big accomplishment few independent retailers can claim. To mark the occasion, Uncle Otis teams up with some of its favorite labels for a collaborative collection ranging from a winter-ready parka from Canada Goose to luxury leather goods from Portland’s Tanner Goods. Shop the pieces […]

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Elon Musk Outlines Plans to Go to Mars

Elon Musk has always aimed for Mars. The SpaceX and Tesla founder spoke to the International Astronautical Congress and showed off a video detailing exactly how he is planning to do it, saying “What you saw there is very close to what we’ll actually build,” referring to the rockets in the video. The estimated cost […]

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The Trailer for Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Before the Flood’ Documentary Arrives

Earlier in the year when Leonardo DiCaprio finally won his long-awaited Oscar, the actor used his speech time to take a stance on climate chance and to petition world leaders – and us – to take it seriously. The saying “actions speak louder than words” holds true as the Hollywood actor has teamed up with Academy Award-winning […]

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2 Chainz and Nyjah Huston Drink Cat Poop Coffee on ‘Most Expensivest S**t’

On the latest episode of GQ’s Most Expensivest S**t, rapper 2 Chainz is joined again by professional skateboarder Nyjah Huston as Jeremy Kuempel of Blossom Coffee showcases the world’s ultimate coffee brewing setup and Kopi Luwak coffee. From the forests of Indonesia, Kopi Luwak or Civet coffee is produced when Asian Palm Civets eat coffee cherries and excrete […]

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Kaytranada Debuts Video For “YOU’RE THE ONE” Featuring SYD

Kaytranada just dropped the visuals to “YOU’RE THE ONE,” a single off of his critically-acclaimed album 99.9%. Featuring SYD, the music video was directed by Shomi Patwary with creative direction from Kaytranada himself. Channeling ’90s nostalgia, the clip was influenced by the look of black sitcoms from the early ’90s—from Martin to Living Single and UPN […]

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Nike’s Mercurial Flyknit IX Sports Sees a Minted Upgrade In “Seaweed”

Nike Sportswear has been pushing the boundaries with the Mercurial series, taking casual footwear to sleek soccer-inspired designs featuring the latest technologies and premium textiles. Now releasing a freshly minted Nike Mercurial Flyknit IX, the new iteration sees a head-turning outsole and midsole which can be found on the 1997 cult-classic Nike Zoom Spiridon. Showcased […]

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Life With nonnative

We spent some time with Tokyo-based label nonnative to get an intimate glimpse into the daily lives and inner workings of the staff. Headed by designer Takayuki Fujii, nonnative has blossomed into one of Japan’s finest niche exports, merging rugged outdoor and workwear-inspired styles with top-of-the-line materials, not to mention the intricate craftsmanship allowing for versatile functionality. Based in Tokyo’s Nakameguro […]

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