Thursday, September 30, 2010

Ladies: Aristide Gloves





Wish x Shwood “Govy” Sunglasses

Only 50 pairs of the Wish x Shwood Govy were produced and each one is individually numbered along with the Wish Logo engraved on the inside. Each piece is hand crafted, was hand-painted and is assembled in Portland, Oregon, by the good folks at Shwood.




G-Shock Watches October 2010

The October DW6900 set includes 4 strong colors, each featuring a bit of a metallic effect on the upper, along with contrasting colors on the dial and screen.



Wednesday, September 29, 2010

New Music: "Lost in the World" by Kanye West

This one is pretty epic, I hope he decides to release this track on Friday..The beat is somethin serious, it reminds me of the Baltimore house music



Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The Blackberry Playbook

 

I need one of these as soon as possible, check out the specifications and video below.

  •  7-inch LCD, 1024 x 600, WSVGA, capacitive touch screen with full multi-touch and gesture support
  •  BlackBerry Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing
  •  1 GHz dual-core processor
  •  1 GB RAM
  •  Dual HD cameras (3 MP front facing, 5 MP rear facing), supports 1080p HD video recording
  •  Video playback: 1080p HD Video, H.264, MPEG, DivX, WMV
  •  Audio playback: MP3, AAC, WMA
  •  HDMI video output
  •  Wi-Fi - 802.11 a/b/g/n
  •  Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  •  Connectors: microHDMI, microUSB, charging contacts
  •  Open, flexible application platform with support for WebKit/HTML-5, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Adobe Mobile AIR, Adobe Reader, POSIX, OpenGL, Java
  •  Ultra thin and portable:
  •  Measures 5.1"x7.6"x0.4" (130mm x 193mm x 10mm)
  •  Weighs less than a pound (approximately 0.9 lb or 400g)
  •  RIM intends to also offer 3G and 4G models in the future.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

The Black Ivy From Street Ettiquette

This post comes directly from my friends at StreetEttiqutte.com, I enjoyed this piece so much that I decided to share it with all of you so Enjoy!



Travis Gumbs: With back to school season in full swing, it is the perfect occasion to unveil our latest project, The Black Ivy. For this feat, we teamed up with F.E. Castleberry of Unabashedly Prep, a great guy and even better photographer whose talent and work ethic was more than enough to fulfill the high expectations of this monumental juncture.
When Josh and I first started thinking about this concept, we saw it as the perfect opportunity to  intertwine style, character, education and art with a culture that we are not only familiar with, but actually a big part of. The Black Ivy serves as a tribute to the first black colleges that paved the way for our generation and created a common ground for hardworking, likeminded individuals. What the original Black Ivy league did for folks many years ago is what we strive to do today with individuals that inspire, motivate and spark the creativity of  beings around them.



This is a video that we shot the day of the shoot. The quality of work that flourishes whenever creative minds bind together never seizes to amaze me. CJ of Culture of Creativity was wizardly able to catch the intense fervor and passion of that immaculate day. I am so grateful that we are able to have some sort of video representation of that day; describing it in words is very much next to impossible. Some of you guys probably remember Joekenneth’s epic spoken word performance in Sewn From The Soul. His stage presence, wordplay and delivery is unmatched. When he speaks you not only hear him, you feel his words pierce deep within. What we strive to do with clothes, Kenny does with words.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Vashtie Kola x Air Jordan II Retro

For all those who are not aware of who Vashtie is or what she does I’m sure you recognize her face. She is an all round creative who has worked with people like Pharrell and Lupe Fiasco. Better know for her directing skills, Vashtie has made her way into the fashion industry with her brand, Violette, and has been honored with being the first female to ever design a Jordan. Her signature Violet touch has been used as the colorway for the Air Jordan 2 which I’m sure will be a collectors items

Release Date: October 2nd




Diet Butcher Slim Skin Destroyed Goat Leather Sneakers

The high top sneakers of Diet Butcher Slim Skin have always been popular at release. For Fall/Winter 2010 they present the Destroyed Goat Leather Sneaker, once again a high top, yet a little more toned down compared to their previous ones. The sneaker comes in a series of colorways and they are completely tonal, featuring both lacing and a zipper.


Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Nicki Minaj For Complex Magazine

Nicki Minaj grabs the cover for the October issue of Complex magazine, wearing fishnets and heels, and chats about her different voices, new management rumors (Diddy??) and who is the ultimate boss. Says the wise young Minaj, “Actually, when I’ve relied on people in the past is when I’ve made the biggest mistakes. When I trust my gut, I win.”




Supra Pink Party Skytop

Supra and 413 collaborated with Elyse Walker on a limited Skytop colorway that will debut at the boutique retailer’s annual Pink Party this Saturday. The shoe – which has been limited to 30 units and is available exclusively through Elyse Walker – is Supra’s contribution to the yearly event that benefits the Cedars-Sinai Women’s Cancer Research Institute.



Movie We Need to See: 'Waiting For Superman' Trailer

In select theaters this Friday!



Friday, September 17, 2010

Kid Cudi's October Complex Cover and Info on The Feud with Wale









Next months Complex magazine covers Kid Cudi aka Mr. Rager. During his interview, he takes some serious shots at his 2009 XXL Freshman classmate, Wale.


Click here to read some of the article


Movie Trailer: For Colored Girls

Official Willow Smith "Whip My Hair" Teaser

Fashion Week:Tory Burch Spring 2011 Fashion Presentation

This video includes a Kanye West interview, which I think is pretty cool lol

Fashion Week Video: Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2011

10.Deep “Larger Living” Snapback Caps Fall 2010

The caps come in black and in red with a simple patch embroidery on the front panels.


YSL Sneaker Capsule Collection Fall/Winter 2010

The line-up includes two colorways of their high top sneaker and two colorways of their mid top model. All sneakers in the range feature premium leathers and other special applications, including pony hair, patent leather and more.




Thursday, September 16, 2010

Kanye West Interviews Himself For XXL Magazine




Kanye West says he often feels slighted by the media, claiming that journalists either twist his words or miss the humor in his responses. Well, the outspoken rapper will have only himself to blame if he doesn't enjoy the October issue of XXL.

'Ye graces the cover of the magazine and penned the story himself, a first-person narrative in which he opens up about the aftermath of his 2009 MTV Video Music Awards stunt where he interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech.

"In a way, I had thrown a Molotov cocktail at my own career, and it gave me an opportunity, for the first time, to go away and find out who I was," he wrote. "Because I felt very alone.

"I stress that the incident wasn't about Taylor personally," he explained. "And it definitely wasn't about race. Where I messed up is, at the end of the day, it's your show, Taylor. It's your show, MTV."

After the incident, 'Ye was vilified by the public and became a punching bag for comics, critics and even President Barack Obama. He also lost onetime fans who had had enough of the superstar's stage-crashing antics. West said an apology — to everyone — was necessary.

"The relationship with the public and with your fans is like the relationship with your girlfriend," he wrote. "How could I not, at a certain point, be like, 'I'm sorry. I shouldn't have been at the awards show. I'm sorry'? Not that I don't deserve to get beat up or change who I am inside, to make sure that that doesn't happen again.

"I knew I wasn't in a great spot publicly after the incident, but I would just block it out and work as hard as possible and let my work be my saving grace," he added.

In addition to penning a story about himself, West also curates the magazine's special 40-page section, temporarily taking the title of "creative director."

The issue arrives on newsstands September 28 and will also feature stories on Kid Cudi, Wiz Khalifa and a package on producers-turned-rappers, à West.

-via MTV

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

The New Twitter is Here!


Twitter released a new two-pane interface today featuring keyboard shortcuts, embedded media, and a more information-rich experience. If you use Twitter from the web interface, it's an update worth checking out.

It's basically a more AJAX-y interface, meaning a faster experience, less waiting on page loads, more inline media images and video from supported services, and keyboard shortcuts.

The update's rolling out incrementally, so if you don't see it already (chances are you don't), you probably should sometime this week. (They actually said they don't know how long it'll take, so you may have to be patient.)

Snoop Dogg vs LL Cool J In Halo Reach

Takashi Murakami Exposition Versailles Video

NEXUSVII x Inverallan Cardigan Fall/Winter 2010

Japanese brand NEXUSVII worked with British knitwear manufacturer Inverallan. Inverallan produced a fisherman cardigan for the brand. The cable knit cardigan comes with premium buffalo horn buttons and will be released in the coming week.



Ladies: Ruthie Davis Robot Sandal

The shoe features a five-inch heel with criss-crossing straps in metallic, black, bandage, nude and mint patent leathers with a touch of one of Davis’s trademarks, clear plastic. The end result: modern, forceful and feminine.




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