Tag Archives: Nike

Kicks: Nike Lab Vandal High

15 Jul



Nike Lab has reintroduced it’s classic canvas Vandal high in a simple black and silver color-way with white sole. For the silhouette alone this purchase should have been a no brainier for any sneaker head collection. The Vandal has carried this cool sleek essence since the 80s and it does t seem to be having any issues in 2015. At a whopping $100 price tag these kicks scream smart shopping genius with every wear. Check them out NikeLab.com


  
  

Nike is Suing Three of its former Designers Who Left for Adidas

15 Dec

Screen Shot 2014-12-15 at 12.46.51 AMNike is suing three of its former employees for upwards of $10 million for allegedly stealing trade secrets when they jumped ship for rival sportswear brand Adidas. The Fashion Law reports that Marc Dolce (Nike’s former global design director), Mark Miner (Nike’s former senior global footwear designer), and Denis Dekovic (Nike’s former senior design director) are being sued for contract breaching , unfair competition, and violations of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. 

Not only are the former employees accused of leaking design secrets, but they also allegedly consulted with Adidas long before leaving Nike, in particular on Adidas’s new Brooklyn-based studio. (Nike says it’s just a rip-off of its own labs). Adidas is in hot water, too: Nike claims that the rival company knew of the contract breaching and promised the three employees that it would pay for legal coverage if Nike decided to go after them legally. via Hmmm I wonder if this have anything to do with Kanye West?

Brasko’s “Brandalism” spray cans available at The Seventh Letter

17 Mar

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Antonio Brasko’s (@antonioBrasko) “Brandalism art exhibit has reached The Seventh Letter store on Fairfax in LA (@TheSeventhLetter). The idea of Brandalism is the study on the influence of street art and graffiti in the fashion world. So to celebrate this idea Brasko has designed spray cans with very popular brand names labeling each can differently. You can pick up the limited edition 400ML signed and numbered spray cans until March 20th. They are also available on the seventh letter website. Be prepared to spend a pretty penny for these pieces of artistic nostalgia because each can is priced at $500USD.

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Riccardo Tisci X Nike Collection Part1

29 Jan

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Ricardo Tisci (creative director of Givenchy) has teamed up with Nike to give his interpretation on an old school classic sneaker. Apparently Tisci has signed on to do four pairs of sneakers with Nike. The R.T. Air Force pack will consist of four different styles/renditions of the street classic. Available in Lo, Mid, Hi & knee high Boot Tisci has definitely set the bar on urban footwear very high for 2014. This first collection of the white Air Force one sneakers should release on March 1st and the same collection in black should be releasing on April 1st. This Nike R.T. Air Force collection will be available at nike retailers nationwide

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The New Dover Street Market New York City

4 Jan

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Last weekend we visited the new Dover Street Market located on the corner of 30th street and Lexington Ave in NYC. For those who are not familiar, you very soon will be. DSM is a multilayer high fashion mega-market! Created by Rei Kawakubo who is also one of the driving forces behind Comme des Garçons. The store is unlike any other retail experience we’ve encountered. Carrying some of the most exclusive brands out today Dover Street offers a little something for everyone. Thom Brown, Rick Owens, Comme des Garçon Play, Simone Rocha, Prada and Moscot to name a few, DSM has brought the most creative out of all of these brands. Architecturally advanced are two words that come to mind when explaining how the interior of the market is set up. Each brand has there own individual mood set that separates the different styles based on each designers aesthetic. We encourage every age of appreciative high end shopper and art appreciator to stop by and partake of the Dover Street Market New York City.

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The week in pictures

24 Aug

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15 Apr

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