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Nike v Lil Nas X Satan Shoes

You might have caught wind of the Nike v Lil Nas X Satan Shoes drama in your newsfeeds. MSCHF (the über hot drop site) and rapper Lil Nas X collaborated on a pair of customized Nike shoes that were provocatively designed and beautifully boxed. The 666 customized versions of the Nike Air Max 97 aka “Satan Shoes” sporting a bronze pentagram, an inverted cross and a drop of real human blood sold out immediately. However, Nike was not happy and has issued a restraining order halting the shoes from shipping. (more…)

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Virgil Abloh’s Color Coded Pop-Up Louis Vuitton Men’s Store

As part of the series of Men’s fashion events taking place throughout January in Paris, Virgil Abloh, creative director for Louis Vuitton, has set up a Temporary Residency in the center of Paris along the Seine. Temporary residency is just a more formal way of saying pop-up store but this one not only has some über chic men’s products but it’s color-coded design is a nod to the rainbow runway and fashions at Abloh’s debut show for LV in 2018. (more…)

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MoMA x Vans Collaborate on a Collection for Art Lovers.

Shoe brand Vans and The Museum of Modern Art have teamed up to bring us a collection of arty shoes, hats, backpacks, bags and apparel. Featuring works by Jackson Pollock, Edvard Munch, Claude Monet, Salvador Dali, Vasily Kandinsky, Lyubov Popov and Faith Ringgold, the collection consists of products for both kids and adults. (more…)

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