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PUMA’s Independence Day-Themed Palace Guard Is Subtle Brilliance

PUMA’s Independence Day-Themed Palace Guard Is Subtle Brilliance

Brand: PUMA Model: Palace Guard “4th of July” Key Features: The sneaker features a gray suede upper with PUMA branding on the tongue and the brand’s formstrip running along the side. The USA’s

Tour the Evolution of Hip-Hop Style in New “Street Dreams” Exhibition

A new exhibition created in partnership by HipHopHuis and Patta brand director Lee Stuart has opened at Rotterdam’s Kunsthal in the Netherlands. Titled “Street Dreams: How Hiphop Took Over Fashion,”

Pigalle Taps Converse for Special Paris Fashion Week SS20 All Star Pro BB

In a since-deleted Instagram post, Pigalle founder Stéphane Ashpool shared an on-foot shot of a special edition Converse All Star Pro BB. The sneaker, which you can check out above, is apparently for
17 Bands You Should Be Dragged for Sleeping on This Year

17 Bands You Should Be Dragged for Sleeping on This Year

The beginning of 2019 feels like it was from another lifetime now that we’ve reached mid-June and summer is suddenly fleeting from our view. Even though we kicked off the year with a roundup of the
Listen to Nicki Minaj & Trina’s New Track “BAPS”

Listen to Nicki Minaj & Trina’s New Track “BAPS”

Trina just dropped a brand new track called “BAPS” featuring Nicki Minaj. “BAPS,” which apparently stands for Bad Ass Pretty Sagittarians, reworks Cash Money Millionaires’ 2000 track “Project Chick.”
The New ‘Kingsman’ Movie Has an Official Release Date & Title

The New ‘Kingsman’ Movie Has an Official Release Date & Title

Disney has revealed a new release date of the third Kingsman movie, which will be a prequel named The King’s Man. After it was pushed back from its original release date of November 15 this year, the
JW Anderson SS20 Proposes a New Way of Dressing for the Modern Man

JW Anderson SS20 Proposes a New Way of Dressing for the Modern Man

Step into Lafayette Anticipations in Paris’ 4th arrondissement and you’ll get a glimpse into Jonathan Anderson’s mind. The venue, traditionally home to contemporary art exhibitions, features dangling
Olivier Rousteing Talks the Balmain Army, Working with Kim and Kanye & Inclusivity in Fashion

Olivier Rousteing Talks the Balmain Army, Working with Kim and Kanye & Inclusivity in Fashion

When a designer takes over the creative lead at an established label, there’s always the fear that they’ll live in the shadow of its founder. That’s only amplified in prestigious luxury houses where
‘Avengers: Endgame’ Is Returning to Theaters With New Footage

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Is Returning to Theaters With New Footage

Avengers: Endgame is coming back to theaters as early as next week — and with added footage. In an interview with Comic Book, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige revealed, “We are doing that. I don’t
OAMC Unveils Its Latest adidas Originals Collab at Paris Fashion Week SS20

OAMC Unveils Its Latest adidas Originals Collab at Paris Fashion Week SS20

OAMC and adidas Originals are extending their partnership into the SS20 season, as evidenced by the co-branded Type-04 sneakers worn during OAMC’s Paris runway show. The two brands had previously
Y/Project SS20 Challenges Everything You Thought You Knew About Clothing, Again

Y/Project SS20 Challenges Everything You Thought You Knew About Clothing, Again

Glenn Martens has been rewriting the rules of fashion since he was appointed creative director of Y/Project in 2013. His womenswear found a fan in Rihanna, who adopted the voluminous denim as a part
Nike Is Betting Big on Women’s Sports: Here’s Why

Nike Is Betting Big on Women’s Sports: Here’s Why

This piece appears as part of our initiative on Identity & Representation, a six-month-long project highlighting different facets of identity and how they shape the practices, conventions, and
Sankuanz Plays With Cowboy Archetypes & Reveals Timberland Collab for SS20

Sankuanz Plays With Cowboy Archetypes & Reveals Timberland Collab for SS20

Shangguan Zhe launched Sankuanz just over a decade ago and the brand’s cult-like following has since developed both in his native China and internationally. For SS20, Zhe showed Sankuanz’s new
Early Reactions Say ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Is Perfect, Funny & Shocking

Early Reactions Say ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Is Perfect, Funny & Shocking

The first online reactions to Spider-Man: Far From Home have started rolling in, and if you were worried about how the latest Marvel movie would fare in the shadow of Avengers: Endgame, it looks like
Chance the Rapper Does Stand Up Comedy Now & He’s Really Good

Chance the Rapper Does Stand Up Comedy Now & He’s Really Good

It looks like we’re going to have to re-dub Chance the Rapper “Chance the Stand-Up Comedian” soon if his Tuesday night set at Chicago’s Laugh Factory is going to become a regular thing. The
LC23 Brings Tie-Dye and Fabric Experimentation to Classic Italian Tailoring For SS20

LC23 Brings Tie-Dye and Fabric Experimentation to Classic Italian Tailoring For SS20

Brand: LC23 Season: Spring/Summer 2020 Key Pieces: All of the fabric experimentation this season gives refreshing twists on classic Italian tailoring. Release Date: TBA Buy: LC23.com Editor’s Notes:
Listen to “Stripper Bowl,” Migos’ First Track in Months

Listen to “Stripper Bowl,” Migos’ First Track in Months

After sharing teaser videos on Instagram, Migos have just dropped a new track called “Stripper Bowl.” The trio’s first track in months, “Stripper Bowl” sees Quavo ditch his trademark autotune. Listen
UNDERCOVER SS20 Is the Antidote for Streetwear

UNDERCOVER SS20 Is the Antidote for Streetwear

“No more street style,” declares Jun Takahashi via translator. He’s talking about his latest collection for Spring/Summer 2020, a mostly monochromatic offering of charcoal gray and black tailoring,
Raf Simons SS20 Was a Revengeful Commentary on Life After Calvin Klein

Raf Simons SS20 Was a Revengeful Commentary on Life After Calvin Klein

No show notes or press interviews with the Belgian designer backstage left Raf Simons’ Spring/Summer 2020 collection up for interpretation. Without saying anything himself, the message was clear. It’s
Valentino Explores a Dystopian Future for SS20

Valentino Explores a Dystopian Future for SS20

After last season’s hyped partnership between Valentino and UNDERCOVER, there was a lot of anticipation, if not expectation, on creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli. Then, the collection was right on