Archive for September, 2009

CASIO G-SHOCK GLS-5600L

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Releasing next month as part of G-SHOCK’s 2009 October releases are a two-pack of GLS-5600Ls. The watch’s construction looks similar to that of the iconic DW-5600 with the added benefit of increased weatherproofing over other iterations of the 5600. Availability begins next month at select G-SHOCK retailers.

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Nike SB “Brain Wreck” Dunk Hi

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Offering a solid look into Todd Bratrud’s continued designs for Nike SB, Minneapolis-based Familia Skateshop hit us with images of the long awaited “Brain Wreck” Dunk Hi. The kicks, switched up a bit from earlier samples, feature a primarily Grey suede upper with Pink leather tongue and toe box and BRAIN WRECK font on the heels in White. Receiving first dibs on the kicks, Familia look to celebrate the occasion in style on October 9th, with a special launch party/art show featuring music by Plain Ole Bill (POS’ tour DJ) along with various special goodies in store.

Familia Skateshop
2833 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55408
612.353.6930

By.D Fly

HUF for Converse 1HUND(RED) Artists Skidgrip

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After countless previews, HUF looks to finally drop their sneaker for the Converse 1HUND(RED) Artists campaign. Utilizing the Skidgrip model, the kicks feature a Black canvas upper with an all-over “H” print, White accents, and the signature Red eyelet. An official launch can be expected on October 3rd, 2009 at both HUF SF and LA as well as other select Converse stockists. Retail is set at $75 USD, available in sizes 3.5 – 13.

By.D Fly

BEDWIN – Fall/Winter 2009 | Available Now at UNION LA

I’m liking those light blue button downs. Good for my school uniform which I hate wearing by the way. But I make it fresh so hey!

Japanese label BEDWIN , founded by Masafumi “Bebeton” Watanabe (who also co-founded Tenderloin, boasts paramount quality in their apparel. Following a simple yet tried-and-true concept of fresh twists and perspective on classics, staples we are all familiar with such as toggle coats, suits and button downs become something rather modern and new without being jarring. The label’s Fall/Winter 2009 collection sees interesting pieces such as sturdy woolen suits, white button downs with print details on sleeves, brightly colored pea coats and toggle coats, deliberately wrinkled denim jackets and newsboy caps. UNION LA just received some great pieces from Bedwin such as the rain jacket and button downs. Check out Union LA for more Fall shopping.

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Sekure D – Toonbots & Roboheroes Exhibition

Sneaker customizer Sekure D is slowly making the transition into art with his second solo exhibition this year titled Toonbots & Roboheroes to be held at Qubic Gallery in Auckland, New Zealand. The exhibition will feature a painted installation over 6 walls and more than 15 new never before seen canvas art works. Sekure D will be in store a week in prior to paint the installation which would be an interesting way to check the progress or to catch up with Sekure D in person. The exhibition runs for a month from mid October until mid November.

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DC Double Label Projects – DC Life x SIXPACK x PMKFA

Okay these design are so dope and it’s safe to say DC is stepping it up big time:)

The collection includes 2 classic footwear models from DC, the Admiral and Sector 7, both in perforated premium leather with clear outsole where a SIXPACK designed graphic will be visible from underneath.  Accompanied the 2 sneakers are 2 graphic t-shirts labeled Oneness and Marble & Ink, and a Six Years New Era 59FIFTY Fitted Cap lined with violet satin interior.

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Birds#!+ – Money To Blow (feat. Drake & Lil’ Wayne) [Official Music Video]

C’mon Birdman get off the screen, anyway good job Drake & Lil’ Wayne. & To Birdman, go kill yourself.

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