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A Sneakerhead Mob Formed at the OFF-WHITE x Nike Air Max 90 Release in Milan

Italian sneakerheads flooded the streets around NikeLab Milan today for the release of the OFF-WHITE x Nike Air Max 90 pack, which is reported to be the last sneaker release from Virgil Abloh and
A Mac Miller Mural Has Popped up in Brooklyn

A Mac Miller Mural Has Popped up in Brooklyn

A mural dedicated to the late Mac Miller has popped up in Brooklyn. Called “Filters,” the mural was painted by artist BKFoxx in collaboration with the street art group JMZ Walls. Speaking to Complex,
Satisfy is the Parisian Running Brand You Need in Your Gym Kit

Satisfy is the Parisian Running Brand You Need in Your Gym Kit

You’ll most likely know of Satisfy from its collaboration with technical sneaker brand Salomon last year, putting a black and white minimalist spin on its popular chunky Sonic RA MAX silhouette. But
Gucci Apologizes for “Blackface” Sweater & Pulls It From Stores

Gucci Apologizes for “Blackface” Sweater & Pulls It From Stores

Gucci has pulled a sweater from stores and issued an apology after social media users pointed out its resemblance to blackface. The black polo neck, which Gucci describes as a “balaclava jumper,”
9 Actors Who Should Replace Ben Affleck as the Next Batman

9 Actors Who Should Replace Ben Affleck as the Next Batman

The Ben Affleck era of Batman is officially over after the 46-year-old American actor decided to pass the torch to a new generation of stars — following his stint as the Caped Crusader in Batman v.
Streams of SpongeBob’s “Sweet Victory” Have Risen Over 500% Since the Super Bowl

Streams of SpongeBob’s “Sweet Victory” Have Risen Over 500% Since the Super Bowl

The number of streams of “Sweet Victory,” from SpongeBob SquarePants, has risen 566 percent since its inclusion in the Super Bowl half time show, Billboard reports. The song, which features in the
4 Reasons the Auto-Lacing PUMA Fit Intelligence Is a Mind Blowing Sneaker

4 Reasons the Auto-Lacing PUMA Fit Intelligence Is a Mind Blowing Sneaker

In 1986, PUMA unveiled the RS-Computer running shoe, a computerized sneaker that featured a chip in the heel to collect rudimentary (by today’s standards) data like distance, time, and calories. In
Bode Shows Raincoats Filled With Pennies and Milk Caps at New York Fashion Week

Bode Shows Raincoats Filled With Pennies and Milk Caps at New York Fashion Week

Designer: BODE Location: New York Fashion Week Season: FW19 Key Pieces: Corduroy-collar, PVC jackets filled with pennies in slide #2. Editor’s Notes: Designer Emily Bode focused the BODE FW19
Wireless Earphones For Every Budget That Flex Just as Hard as AirPods

Wireless Earphones For Every Budget That Flex Just as Hard as AirPods

First introduced in December 2016, Apple’s AirPods ascension to Meme-worthy flex piece has rekindled our love for the internet of late. But while the wave of memes (favorites of ours being “Sorry, I
This Vans Old Skool Is Deconstructed Sneakers Done Right

This Vans Old Skool Is Deconstructed Sneakers Done Right

Brand: Vans Model: Old Skool Lx “Deconstructed” Key Features: The sneaker follows a deconstructed theme throughout, with exposed foam on the ankle collar, an upside-down red heel badge, raised jazz
2000’s Chunkiest Skate Shoe Is Making a Comeback

2000’s Chunkiest Skate Shoe Is Making a Comeback

Brand: Globe Model: CT-IV Key Features: Available in a number of different color and material combinations, the CT-IV features a mixed-material upper with several overlays and paneling. A pull tab is
Sneaker Resale Battle Heats Up with Foot Locker’s $100 Million Investment in GOAT

Sneaker Resale Battle Heats Up with Foot Locker’s $100 Million Investment in GOAT

American multi-brand footwear retailer Foot Locker has announced a $100 million in GOAT Group, one of the most prominent players in the fast-growing $6 billion global sneaker reselling market. The
Adsum & Reebok Connect for Tasteful Pyro Collaboration

Adsum & Reebok Connect for Tasteful Pyro Collaboration

Brand: Adsum x Reebok Model: Pyro Key Features: The sneaker features a cream suede and white mesh upper with hits of color coming in the form of sporty blue and citron green accents. Adsum branding
Luka Sabbat, One of the Culture’s Biggest Influencers, Thinks the Influencer Bubble Will Burst

Luka Sabbat, One of the Culture’s Biggest Influencers, Thinks the Influencer Bubble Will Burst

Despite his status as one of fashion’s most recognizable influencers, Luka Sabbat revealed in a recent conversation with The Cut that he thinks the influencer bubble will soon burst. Describing the
NYC’s Finest Flex Statement Pants & Margiela Tabis at New York Fashion Week

NYC’s Finest Flex Statement Pants & Margiela Tabis at New York Fashion Week

Location: New York Season: FW19 Key Looks: There’s lessons in cutting a simple, elegant silhouette in slide #11 Editor’s Notes: Our photographer on the ground Eva Al Desnudo is in New York to see how
This BAPE x Seiko Dive Watch Is Perfect for the Summer Vacation

This BAPE x Seiko Dive Watch Is Perfect for the Summer Vacation

A BATHING APE has joined forces with Japanese watchmaker SEIKO for an innovative divers watch boasting the streetwear titan’s signature ABC camo. View this post on Instagram A BATHING APE® proudly
Levi’s Is Bringing Back Its Iconic Engineered Jeans from 1999, Here’s a Closer Look

Levi’s Is Bringing Back Its Iconic Engineered Jeans from 1999, Here’s a Closer Look

There’s probably no subset of modern culture that hasn’t somehow been touched by Levi’s® – its much-adored designs have hugged the thighs of everyone from Barack Obama to The Ramones and Kylie Jenner.
Industry Buyers Share Their Highlights of SS19 Shirting

Industry Buyers Share Their Highlights of SS19 Shirting

Making a sound shirt investment for the season ahead will be the key to your most talked about of ’fits this year. But with SS19 designs spanning from demure to completely in-your-face, knowing which
This Jean André Underwear Is Almost Too Good to Keep Hidden

This Jean André Underwear Is Almost Too Good to Keep Hidden

French lingerie brand Superbe has teamed up with Ed Banger designer and Bon Jour Tattoo Club owner Jean André for a limited-edition artist collaboration. Arriving just in time for Valentine’s day, the
Op-Ed | Do the Grammys Even Matter Anymore?

Op-Ed | Do the Grammys Even Matter Anymore?

The views and opinions expressed in this piece are those solely of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the position of Highsnobiety as a whole. For many people, Kendrick Lamar losing out on