Nike v Lil Nas X Satan Shoes

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. Read more

Best Of The Golden Globes Virtual Red Carpet

Best Of The Golden Globes Virtual Red Carpet

Last Night’s Golden Globes faced a lot of technical challenges given the pandemic-safe production, but when it came to the fashions, they went off without a hitch. The ‘virtual’ red carpet featured celebrities in couture (or in the case of a few like Joaquin Phoenix, a promotional hoodie) they wore at home or onsite. We got a glimpse of these either as a presenter on the show or in a Zoom. Read more

Limited Ed. Blackball Sweatshirts Tell The Story of The Negro Leagues Through AR

stall and dean negro league blackball sweatshirts

Stall & Dean are launching a Centennial Capsule Collection that honors the 100 year history of The Negro Leagues. Collaborating with five streetwear designers, each item is an homage to the Negro Leagues, is limited to 100 pieces and is accompanied by a narrated story activated by an augmented reality experience. Read more

How To Get Kraft Pink Mac N’ Cheese For Valentine’s Day

kraft candy mac n cheese

We’ve seen a lot of stomach-churning food variants from Japan such as Oreo and Spam Burger and Domino’s stuffed crust pizza filled with shiratama dango and boba balls. But now here in the US, we’ve got one of our own! Kraft has created a pink candy-sweetened version of their Mac n’ Cheese for Valentine’s Day. Read more

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

louis vuitton mens temporary residence

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. Read more

Google’s Umamiland is a Trip into the World of Japanese Cuisine!

google umamiland

Google has launched Umamiland, an interactive site that is part game and part education. It lets you explore and learn all about the World of Japanese Cuisine. A virtual world of noodle soups, rice dishes, seafood, meats and confections, its a trip both literally and figuratively. Read more

An Uncensored Send Off to 2020 from Public, Inc.

an uncensored send off to 2020

As we wake on a new day of a new year, you’ll see messages of hope and renewal all over the place. Not here, not just yet… we’re still sore at the year that took its toll on every single person on the planet one way or another. After all, a new day doesn’t mean yesterday’s problems have miraculously vanished. Everyone agrees that the year 2020 could not have been worse and Public, Inc. has done an excellent job at giving the Year From Hell an appropriate send-off. And for a good cause to boot. Read more

Meet The Tiny Owl Found In The Rockefeller Christmas Tree

owl found in chritsmas tree

We’re all in need of some Christmas cheer and this year it appears to have come in the form of an Owl in a Spruce rather than a Partridge in a Pear tree. This tiny Saw-whet owl, one of the smallest species of owl in the Northwest, hitched a ride on this year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and was discovered dehydrated and hungry among the trees giant branches by one the tree’s transport workers. Read more