DGK x adidas Skateboarding – Hot off of their collaboration with Palace and A$AP Ferg, adidas Skateboard taps DGK team rider Rodrigo TX for a new capsule collection. This special edition is centered a clean flip of the Disney logo and some nice casual sportswear pieces. Classic streetwear appears across graphic T-shirts, but adidas also puts in some technical work with tapered sweatpants that use breathable adi Climalite.
Eddie Martinez for Make Skateboards – Skateboarding and art continues to blur the lines with Brooklyn-based Make Skateboards teaming up with Eddie Martinez. The talented graphic artist takes his skills with silkscreens from his inaugral solo show at Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York across a trip of maple skateboard decks. The box set of decks are made in limited numbers and hand signed by the artist for $750.
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XLARGE True OG Streetwear Book – XLARGE has been in the game for 25 long years and with a strong following in Asia and the US they celebrate with a True OG Streetwear book. Packed with original sketches from Mike Mills, interviews with influential musicians and artists, the book is filled with streetwear history and gorgeous color photographs. Expect the book to drop at XLARGE locations on Friday, February 12.
Reigning Champ Spring/Summer 2016 – Canada’s Reigning Champ continues to bring new life to fleece with a new drop from Spring and Summer. Amidst the hoodies and crewnecks is a new hooded fleece with a quarter-zip and two side pockets. Look for the collection of soft and comfortable fleece to arrive in indigo tiger terry as well as a beautiful indigo-wash blue.
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BAIT x Diadora for Kung Fu Panda 3 – Just the other day I was wondering about the lack of cartoon animals in the sneaker industry. BAIT seems to have a telepathy department because they took Kung Fu Panda 3 and jammed it into a pair of Diadora S8000s. These limited edition black and white runners were made in Italy with furry uppers that mimic the main character, Po. Look for these hairy Italian sneakers to drop at BAIT and other select Diadora retailers soon.
Grizzly GripTape Spring 2016 – Grizzly GripTape moves from hard goods to apparel with a drop for Spring and Summer 2016. The collection is filled with some notable streetwear favorites that start with graphic T-shirts and moves onto relaxed polo shirts. The outerwear is also impressive with a couple of canvas MA-1 flight jackets that breathes new life into the bomber piece. The first drop for Spring is available in stores, and also online.
Olympus PEN-F – The Olympus line of camera is alive and well with a new entry in their PEN series. The new PEN-F has a new 20 megapixel Live MOS 4/3 sensor with 5-axis image stabilization to keep your shots razor sharp and in-focus. The new PEN-F also packs a bright optical view finder with 2.36 million-dot LEDs, tilting LCD, Wi-Fi, 10 fps Sequential Shooting, and monochrome and color profile control. With its vintage rugged good looks the PEN-F is ready to compete with the likes of Leica, Sony, and Fujifilm.
Converse Cons Metric CLS – Converse is best known for their canvas classics, but their ready to unleash a new skate sneaker that is filled with some technical muscle. The new CLS stands for comfort, lightweight and stability and features a dual-density Phylon midsole and integrated outsole. Look for the new Metric CLS to launch in Thunder, Black, and White tomorrow, January 28, for $90.