Thursday, June 30, 2005

umbro by kim jones



here are some colorways from the kim jones umbro's available fall/winter.

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Sneaker Pimps LA



Coming back to LA... The sneaker pimps tour is back from a tour around the world.
lots of good DJs and Kicks to check out...

don't miss it next week

opening night
july 8th 8pm-late
@rec center studio-echo park
1161 logan st.
los angeles, ca 90026

also july 9th
9:30am - 12 noon

Monday, June 27, 2005

chocokicks

check this out... from the frank 151 website


Sneaker heads and chocolate lovers rejoice...Long time Sneaker Freaker contributor Al Cabino teamed up with his friends in Switzerland to create the world's first ever sneaker chocolate. Made completely out of the world's finest Swiss chocolate, this historic project in sneaker culture is top secret, so stay tuned for more details. What we really want to know is how it tastes....

click here to go to the frank 151 website

Friday, June 24, 2005

tread trader

Check out the collection site of a nike footwear color designer.



click here

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

ESPN - The Chosen Shoe

The sneaker scene has hit ESPN. ESPN covers the kicks with"Ultimate Sneaker Bracket", an interview with Scoop Jackson, a timeline of the "Greatest Moments in Sneaker History", and the show..."It's the Shoes" all summer long on ESPN2.

Callous

here's some flix of the Callous shoes shown at pool...






with elaborate sole designs and wolverine leather, these shoes represent quality and detail. check em out at a boutique near you!

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Nike ID at 255 Studio in NYC



Want to iD the waffle racer, a shoe that is not available to customize online?
Then head out to NYC...

Nike has established a by-appointment, customization design studio in New York City to celebrate the re-launch of www.nikeid.com, which is now live. NIKEiD at 255 Studio offers people an opportunity to custom design Nike shoes, just as you can on the site, but with loads of creative stimulation.


read the article here

Monday, June 13, 2005

Custom Kicks Showdown!!!

Finish Line, in association with Reebok and Sneaker Pimps is having a custom kicks showdown. The deadline for entry is August 29th with a grand prize of a 3-day trip for 2 to Boston, a tour of Reebok HQ, and a $1000 Reebok shopping spree not to mention that the winner WILL HAVE HIS/HER DESIGN IMMORTALIZED AS A LMITED EDITION SNEAKER!!! the winner gets 50 pairs of his sneaker made by Reebok, for sale at Finish Line...

http://www.heavy.com/customkicks/
Check the link for more details and bring your creativity, I know I will.

Friday, June 10, 2005

Puma mongolian bbq update



more information and a redesigned article for the Puma Mongolian BBQ project.

coming to a city near you. check here for tour locations.

click here now

click here for information from PUMA.

Thursday, June 09, 2005

Grand High: A Sneaker Art Exhibit

Featuring original custom designs by Q, and rare and limited edition sneakers from area sneaker enthusiast Grand High: A Sneaker Art Exhibit is all about sneaker culture. Sneakers, Trainers, Kicks, Tennis Shoes, whatever you call them we all line up in front of our favorite stores early in the morning, and search the internet for hours to achieve the same basic desire - to stand out from the crowd. Grand High's original "1 of 1" custom designs help you do just that...stand out.

Originally printed in the Washington Post, 'Sole of the Sneakerhead', is about a collector of valuable athletic shoes: "I grow old, I grow old I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled, So you can see my $500 Nike Dunk SBs"

EVENT INFO
Saturday, July 23
6:00PM-10:00PM
Capital City Records
1020 U Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
*Free Event* Dresscode: Sneakers











Thursday, June 02, 2005

DC Shoes Artist Project Series with Arkitip Magazine

DC SHOES AND ARKITIP MAGAZINE ANNOUNCE FAMED GRAFFITI ARTIST, ANDRE’S LATEST CONTRIBUTION TO THE ARTIST PROJECT SERIES

DC Shoes and Arkitip Magazine have joined forces for their fourth collaborative show, set to feature the work of graffiti artist André through DC’s Artist Project Series. The show will take place July 7 at Black Block, located in Paris' Palais de Tokyo Museum. Andre will create 250 pairs of unique shoes, each hand painted by the artist himself. Each pair of shoes will be teamed with a matching Incase hipsack, decorated by Andre in the same fashion. The shoes will first be available at the Black Block art show July 7th. Other retailers will include, Black Block and http://www.arkitip.com.

Below are close ups of the Incase hipsack contributions to the Artist Project.


Exclusive Viewing to be Held at Black Block in Paris, July 7th

Wednesday, June 01, 2005

airwalk reflex

Airwalk's original reflex is back for Fall 2006, proving its fortitude as a
timeless classic and striking a chord with skaters, old skoolers, stylers
and sneaker collectors all over the globe. The reflex's simplistic, clean
design returns in its pure state, delivering high performance as the
quintessential skate shoe.



for more info.. go to www.airwalk.com


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