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Monthly Archives: April 2009

louis-vuitton-multicolor-spring-palette-1 Louis Vuitton Multicolor Spring Palette By Takashi Murakami | A Detailed Look

Today we get a more detailed look at the launch of the Louis Vuitton Multicolor Spring Palette, a collaboration with Takashi Murakami. The Louis Vuitton Omotesando Store has been transformed into Murakami land, sporting his characters on the walls as well as in the form of plushtoys of all sizes. Via Honeyee.

Take a detailed look after the jump.

bape-original-fake-3rd-anniversary-tee-front Bape x Original Fake 3rd Anniversary T-Shirts

A Bathing Ape gets together with Original Fake to celebrate the labels 3rd anniversary. Time really does pass quickly, only a couple of years ago Kaws will still working for Bape and now they celebrate together the artists own brand. For the occasion they made a t-shirt, which comes in two colorways. The t-shirt nicely mixes iconic graphics from both brands. Look out for a release on May 3rd. Via Nigo.

Detailed images of the Bape x Original Fake T-Shirt follow after the jump.

bape-pirate-store-1 A Bathing Ape Pirate Store | A Look Inside

Not long ago we reported about the opening of the temporary Bape Pirate Store. Thanks to Nigo we now get a look inside the new store. As usual Bape goes all the way with their store build-out, which includes lots of wood work, wooden boxes, special Bape Pirate Store bags and most impressive large scale figures standing on the outside of the store and hanging from the wall on the inside.

Take a more detailed look at the Bape Pirate Store after the jump.

icb-terry-richardson-pink-panther-1 ICB x Terry Richardson x Pink Panther

Japanese brand ICB brings together star photographer Terry Richardson and the Pink Panther. That in combination with model Ali Stephens can only be a winner. ICB’s summer ad campaign is entitled “ICB Girl Loves The Pink Panther”. Via VOF.

More images from the campaign follow after the jump.

medicom-4feet-dissected-companion-1 Original Fake 4 Feet Dissected Companion

After two grey versions and a black version that was seen, but never released, we get a first look today at the next 4 feet Companion figure from Original Fake. The next large scale toy will be the dissected Companion from artist Kaws.  The release date has not been announced yet, but expect something very soon. Via Glltn.

More detailed images of the Original Fake 4 Feet Dissected Companion follow after the jump.

louis-vuitton-takashi-murakami-omotesando-store-1 Louis Vuitton x Takashi Murakami Multicolor Spring Pallet Store Design

For the release of the new Louis Vuitton x Takashi Murakami “Multicolor Spring Pallet” product, the artist has also left his footprint in the LV stores inerior. Here we show you some images of the Louis Vuitton Omotesando store, which now features Murakami flower wallpaper and also showcases a multitude of Louis Vuitton x Takashi Murakami plush characters throughout the store. Via Tetsuya Suzuki.

Check out more images of the Takashi Murakami Louis Vuitton interior after the jump.

sneaker-freaker-issue-15-gid-cover Sneaker Freaker Issue 15 | Limited Edition Glow-In-The-Dark CoverSneakerFreaker is also celebrating the Nike x Kanye West Air Yeezy and will release a limited edition glow-in-the-dark cover for its 15th issue, showing off the sole of the Air Yeezy. This special cover version will not be available at retailers and can only be purchased directly from SneakerFreaker here.
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nike-sportswear-nylon-dunk-hi-pack-front Nike Sportswear x Nylon Magazine Dunk Hi Pack | A Detailed Look

After several teasers and yesterdays presentation of the editorial spread in the Nylon May 2009 issue, we can finally give you a detailed look at the Dunk Hi Pack, that the magazine created in collaboration with Nike Sportswear.

The pack overall consists of five fluorescent colorways of the Dunk Hi, all featuring a nylon/leather upper, coming in tonal colors. As flashy the colors are, they kept the rest of the sneaker simple and tonal, which works out really nice. The Nylon font logo goes over the entire sneaker, but one has to look close to even notice it. The Swoosh and other details come in leather and the laces, as well as lining also match the upper colors. A multicolor Nylon logo has been placed on the tongue tag.

Overall a very refreshing pack of Dunk Hi’s, just in time for summer. Look out for these to be released very soon.

Nylon produced a nice video feature, giving you a behind the scenes look of the photoshoot. Check that out here.

After the jump many detailed images of the Nike Sportswear x Nylon Dunk Hi Pack.

visionaire-56-solar-front Visionaire 56 Solar

In collaboration with Calvin Klein Collection, Visionaire is about to release their latest issue – Visionaire 56 Solar. Once again Visionaire impresses with an innovative take on publishing.

This special solar powered issue of Visionaire Magazine uses innovative printing technology that instantly transforms black and white artworks to vibrant colors when exposed to direct sunlight. Contributing artists include Yoko Ono, Richard Phillips, M/M (Paris), Udo Ronginone, Alex Katz, David Sims, Ryan McGinley, Richard Burbridge and more.

Above and after the jump we show you some of the works and you see a clear difference between the actual artwork and the work when exposed to sunlight. The effect is truly amazing and the idea and vision by Visionaire once again exceptional.

Visionaire 56 Solar can now be pre-ordered on the Visionaire homepage.

Make sure to check out more artworks from the issue after the jump.

nike-sportswear-nylon-magazine-front Nike Sportswear x Nylon Magazine Fashion Spread

By now most of you should have heard about the upcoming release of the Nike Sportswear x Nylon Magazine Dunk Hi’s. Of course they all come with nylon uppers and also feature the Nylon logo as a print. Aside from several colorways of the sneaker, Nylon also worked with Nike Sportswear on a nylon windbreaker.

In the Nylon Magazine May 2009 Issue they have produced a photoshoot with the collaborative product, featuring some familiar faces, such as Dee & Ricky, Pegleg, as well as many more from the Nylon family.

Take a look at the complete Nike Sportswear x Nylon photo spread after the jump.