Wednesday, 29 September 2010

André for Feiyue Fe-Lo

Shanghai-originated sneaker company Feiyue invited French artist André to contribute a design to their Fall/Winter 2010 collection.

Based on the company's first shoe model Fe-Lo, the white base sneaker was translated to a canvas featuring the artworks of the French icon with pink accents.

Strictly limited to 350 pairs worldwide, the sneakers were distributed to one exclusive store per country.

Get yours at colette.

***UPDATE: These will debut at Melbourne-based boutique Cyberia on December 10.***

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Converse by John Varvatos 'Woven' Sprint Grip Slip

One of the primary aspects we love about Converse is their collaboration series, specifically, with American designer John Varvatos. Silhouettes are made with detailed attention and beautifully-crafted rawness on these classic templates.

We highlight the Sprint Grip Slip on leather woven and waxed fabric. Black is all we need. Definitely a steal.

Available now at Converse online store. While you're at it, check out the entire John Varvatos range.

Blackberry Unveils Playbook

The makers of Blackberry, Research In Motion (RIM) has unveiled their first business-centric tablet computer and the much anticipated answer to Apple's iPad, let us all welcome the magnificent Playbook.

"RIM set out to engineer the best professional-grade tablet in the industry with cutting-edge hardware features and one of the world's most robust and flexible operating systems."

The Playbook packs a 7-inch screen built-in with front and rear cameras. Operating on the new QNX operating system, designed specifically for tablet computers.

Playbook will be made widely available beginning 2011, however, corporate customers and developers will get heads up on this beauty next month.

Via BBC.

Technical Specs:
- 7″ LCD, 1024 x 600, WSVGA, capacitive touch screen with full multi-touch and gesture support
- BlackBerry Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing
- 1 GHz dual-core processor
- 1 GB RAM
- Dual HD cameras (3 MP front facing, 5 MP rear facing), supports 1080p HD video recording
- Video playback: 1080p HD Video, H.264, MPEG, DivX, WMV
- Audio playback: MP3, AAC, WMA
- HDMI video output
- Wi-Fi – 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
- Connectors: microHDMI, microUSB, charging contacts
- Open, flexible application platform with support for WebKit/HTML-5, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Adobe Mobile AIR, Adobe Reader, POSIX, OpenGL, Java
- Ultra thin and portable:
* Measures 5.1″x7.6″x0.4″ (130mm x 193mm x 10mm)
* Weighs less than a pound (approximately 0.9 lb or 400g)
- Possible 3G and 4G models in the future.

Monday, 27 September 2010

The Beatles x Comme des Garçons Fall 2010 Collection

After debuting the Beatles collection last year, Comme des Garçons has updated their latest range for this collection, introducing new prints on several apparels and bags.

First off, the long-sleeved shirts and tees are inspired by the iconic Yellow Submarine theme, a 1966 hit single by the British band. The next range involved the renowned apple, two apples, on the polo and bags.

Available now at Dover Street Market.

Saturday, 25 September 2010

The Hundreds New Phoenix Eyewear

The Hundreds unveiled six new styles of their Phoenix eyewear. Available at selected stockists.

Crooks & Castles Fall 2010 Delivery 2

Crooks & Castles dropped their second delivery for their Fall 2010 "True Romance Anti-Social Club" collection. The outerwear is heavily equipped for the upcoming season. Check out the lookbook. Available at their online shop and stockists.

New Balance Rainbow 760 Night Runner

Those who love jogging in the dark, New Balance have released the suitable trainers for that adventure.

They introduced the Rainbow 760 night runner, the incredibly colorful trainers packs with 360 degree reflective paneling and the new N-Ergy cushion system.

Available in four different colorways, should be out sometime in October at selected stores.

Via Sneaker Freaker.

Friday, 24 September 2010

Travis McCoy 'We'll Be Alright'

Gym Class Heroes famed rapper Travis McCoy with his next single We'll Be Alright, featuring the dazzling sample of legendary alternative lads Supergrass' massive single Alright. Check this out fellas.

Courtesy of Fueled By Ramen.

Thursday, 23 September 2010

Gucci Fall/Winter 2010 Footwear Collection

Check out the latest Gucci Fall/Winter 2010 footwear collection in stores now. Probably few of those can par up with your favorite outfit.

This season brings a couple of high tops we're particularly fancy of. Aside from that, do check out the special run Gucci did with Mark Ronson, perfectly stunning.

You can find out more at their online shop.

SUPER Ilaria

This is a special item by SUPER. Ilaria came from the unique transformation of their Lucia model, only better than the original silhouette.

Combination of gold colored metal and it's classic havana, the acetate elegantly dresses the top front and the ending of the arms.

Limited to 170 pairs only, they are now available at their online store.

Telekinesis - Parallel Seismic Conspiracies EP

Seattle-based indie rock outfit Telekinesis released Parallel Seismic Conspiracies EP, their first release after 2009's debut.

The EP comprise of new tracks from their forthcoming follow up titled Dirty Thing and Non Toxic, due out in 2011, a full-band version of Calling All Doctors from their debut and covers of Guided by Voices' Game of Pricks and The Drawback.

This will release on Merge Records.

Blonde Redhead 'Not Getting There'

Check out the new music video by Blonde Redhead featuring the track Not Getting There.

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Stussy XXX x Eastpak Backpack

After several projects together, it was only decent for Stussy to call in Eastpak to produce a special release of it's backpack for their XXX series, also known as their 30th anniversary collection.

Should be available among stockists.

Issey Miyake for Evian

For the past few seasons, French water premier Evian has been working with top notch fashion designers to design limited edition bottles, those of which include Paul Smith, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Christian Lacroix.

Their latest collaborator to be involve in this project is renowned Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake. As we all know, there are two versions from this project, however, only one version will be made available at Issey Miyake stores.

Arcade Fire 'Ready to Start'

Ready to Start is the third single by Canadian indie rock outfit Arcade Fire from their third studio album The Suburbs released on August 2 via Merge Records. A rich-sounding album that climb all the way top on charts, pretty much the best viewing charts including the UK, Irish, US Billboard 200 and Canadian.

We like to term it as the most progressive, astounding album from the group.

The Books 'A Cold Freezin Night'

NYC folktronica duo The Books with their bolding track A Cold Freezin' Night, taken from their latest album The Way Out, released through Temporary Residence Limited.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Nurse with Wound & Larsen - ERRONEOUS: A Selection of Errors

Italian cult band Larsen and Steven Stapleton's alter ego Nurse With Wound presents ERRORNEOUS: A Selection of Errors, a collection deformed sounds based on one long track by Nurse With Wound, and two Larsen tracks.

The tracks were written specifically for this project, each individual deconstructs and rebuild the tracks into a brand new piece. This project also features Neu!'s Eberhard Kranemann on guitars, synth, sax and vocals, and Daniele Pagliero on bass.

This will release on September 28 through Important Records.