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Artist Nick Smith’s Painstaking “Analog Pixel” Technique Reimagines Classic Works

Artist Nick Smith’s Painstaking “Analog Pixel” Technique Reimagines Classic Works

Since 2014, British artist Nick Smith has employed a trademark style: transforming some of the world’s most recognizable artworks into “pixelated” creations using paint sample color chips. The style
HUF’s Metallic Leather Dylan Driver Is Limited to 150 Pairs Worldwide

HUF’s Metallic Leather Dylan Driver Is Limited to 150 Pairs Worldwide

Brand: HUF Model: Dylan Driver Key Features: The shoe features a full-grain metallic leather upper with a slip-on design. Handcrafted in the US, the shoe also features a luxurious lambskin interior
McDonald’s Just Gave Big Sean the Best Fast Food-Themed Birthday Gift Ever

McDonald’s Just Gave Big Sean the Best Fast Food-Themed Birthday Gift Ever

Big Sean really likes McDonald’s, so to celebrate that, the fast food chain surprised him with a special birthday gift: a customized, one-of-a-kind Goyard duffel bag decked out in the restaurant’s
Andre Agassi’s Signature Nike Air Tech Challenge 2 Returns in “Hot Lava”

Andre Agassi’s Signature Nike Air Tech Challenge 2 Returns in “Hot Lava”

Brand: Nike Model: Air Tech Challenge 2 “Hot Lava” and LeBron 16 “White/Hot Lava” and “Black/Hot Lava” Key Features: The Air Tech Challenge 2 is a mid-top tennis shoe with a visible Air unit in the
Listen to Will Smith & DJ Khaled’s Remake “Friends Like Me” From ‘Aladdin’ Soundtrack

Listen to Will Smith & DJ Khaled’s Remake “Friends Like Me” From ‘Aladdin’ Soundtrack

Will Smith has teamed up with DJ Khaled for a hip-hop update of the classic Aladdin song “Friend Like Me.” The track features on the Aladdin soundtrack, which Disney released today in anticipation of
Swatch’s New BIG BOLD Collection Lands Just in Time to Make Your Summer Rotation

Swatch’s New BIG BOLD Collection Lands Just in Time to Make Your Summer Rotation

Swatch is about as iconic as it gets — its one of those brands that manage to remain consistent over time, defy trend cycles, and yet still have a rich and cultured history. Look no further than the
Stand Tall in the Reissued Vans Sid Ni With Platform Sole

Stand Tall in the Reissued Vans Sid Ni With Platform Sole

Brand: Vans Model: Sid Ni Key Features: The Sid Ni features an oversized embroidered Vans Flying V logo on the side. Racing stripes along a platform sole give the exaggerated white midsole a pop of
20 TV & Movie-Inspired Sneakers That Stand Out From the Rest

20 TV & Movie-Inspired Sneakers That Stand Out From the Rest

The last couple of years have seen major collaborations between sneaker brands and film and TV properties, not least adidas’ Game of Thrones and Dragon Ball Z collections. The makers of television and

Ashton Sanders Fronts New Louis Vuitton Campaign

Louis Vuitton has tapped Ashton Sanders for Virgil Abloh’s latest menswear collection in a video shot by Sandy Kim. The lo-fi clip sees the Moonlight actor and Met Gala icon wax lyrical about his
Here Are the Biggest Fashion Trends of 2019 (So Far)

Here Are the Biggest Fashion Trends of 2019 (So Far)

By their very nature, fashion trends come and go. But they can tell us a lot about the wider picture in the fashion industry at any given moment. It’s useful to understand the ebb and flow of what
The Best Rap Songs of 2019 (So Far)

The Best Rap Songs of 2019 (So Far)

We’re fast approaching the middle of 2019, and my, what a year it’s been for rap music! With Tyler, the Creator‘s IGOR being among the most recent of the prestige releases, there’s also been
Here’s Every Look from Rihanna’s First Fenty Collection

Here’s Every Look from Rihanna’s First Fenty Collection

Brand: Fenty Season: Spring/Summer 2019 Key Pieces: Rihanna‘s favorite, the corseted denim mini-dress, and the deconstructed white shirt dress in slide #17. Release Date: May 24 (Paris Le Marais
How Beauty Brands Like Golde Are Getting More Men to Wear Face Masks

How Beauty Brands Like Golde Are Getting More Men to Wear Face Masks

When partners Trinity Mouzon Wofford and Issey Kobori established Golde in 2017, they set out with one mission: to create a more inclusive wellness brand by attracting people of all races, genders,

The World’s Smallest McDonald’s Just Opened & It’s for Bees Only

McDonald’s has created its smallest restaurant ever, but you’re not invited. Rather, the minuscule building, which features drive-thru windows, outdoor dining areas, and tiny Golden Arches on the
These Floral Noah x Sperry Cloud CVOs Are Exclusive to New York

These Floral Noah x Sperry Cloud CVOs Are Exclusive to New York

Brand: Noah x Sperry Model: Cloud CVO Floral Key Features: The sneaker comes in two colorways, with uppers constructed of canvas and treated with all-over floral graphics. A full grain leather footbed
Drake Responds to Criticism of His “Disrespectful” Courtside Behavior

Drake Responds to Criticism of His “Disrespectful” Courtside Behavior

Drake has taken to Instagram to let everyone know exactly how much he cares about the shade thrown at him for his behavior courtside after the Toronto Raptors tied the Eastern Conference playoff
adidas’ “Home of Classics” Pack Features 10 Sneaker Icons

adidas’ “Home of Classics” Pack Features 10 Sneaker Icons

Brand: adidas Originals Model: adidas Originals’ new “Home of Classic” pack includes the Superstar 80s, Stan Smith, Supercourt, Torsion Comp, S.C. Premiere, A.R. Trainer, Continental 80, Nizza Hi RF,
adidas Originals by Alexander Wang Season 5 Is ’80s-Inspired Athleisure

adidas Originals by Alexander Wang Season 5 Is ’80s-Inspired Athleisure

In just a matter of days, adidas Originals will be releasing its latest collection designed by Alexander Wang. Here we get a look at the new seasonal delivery, which once again redefines the rules of

Jesse Eisenberg Learns Karate in New Dark Comedy ‘The Art of Self-Defense’

Today Bleecker Street shares the first trailer for director Riley Stearns’ new dark comedy, The Art of Self-Defense. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, the film is set in the world of karate as Eisenberg’s
fragment design & uniform experiment Collab on Co-Branded Summer Slides

fragment design & uniform experiment Collab on Co-Branded Summer Slides

Brand: uniform experiment x fragment design Model: Shower Slide Key Features: Soft lining on the upper, uniform experiment branding across the strap, fragment design branding on the midsole, EVA