Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Ron English Exhibit

Ron English's masterful display of pop art is making its way to Milan this July.

I love Ron English's work. Remember when Bobby Hundreds did a post on this guy.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Junya Watanabe Fall/Winter 2009

I know that this collection has been blogged the crap out of, but it literally is one of the best collections coming this fall in my opinion. It has such interesting combinations of American workwear with Japanese twists and I think the collection is a masterpiece. It's also nice to take a look at the collection through a video, it kinda brings the collection to life.


Junya Watanabe MAN FW 2009 / Comme des Garcons - Très Bien Shop from tresbienshop on Vimeo.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Livestrong Air Max Pack Out This Saturday

Livestrong Air Max pack is being released at Goodfoot Richmond this Saturday. The Air Max 1, Air Max 90, and Air Max 180 all finding their way to Toronto's premier sneaker boutique.Nike LIVESTRONG   Air Max 1 + Air Max 90 + Air 180

Nike LIVESTRONG   Air Max 1 + Air Max 90 + Air 180

Nike LIVESTRONG   Air Max 1 + Air Max 90 + Air 180

Nike LIVESTRONG   Air Max 1 + Air Max 90 + Air 180

Nike LIVESTRONG   Air Max 1 + Air Max 90 + Air 180

Nike LIVESTRONG   Air Max 1 + Air Max 90 + Air 180

Nike LIVESTRONG   Air Max 1 + Air Max 90 + Air 180

Nike LIVESTRONG   Air Max 1 + Air Max 90 + Air 180

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Norml x Crooks

This past Tuesday at Parliament Pub, Ottawa's premier sneaker/streetwear boutique NORML released their limited edition collaborative t-shirt with L.A.'s ruling elite, Crooks & Castles. According to Norml, this is Crooks' last t-shirt collaboration with an independent retailer. The t-shirt has that unmistakible and iconic Crooks aesthetic. If you are in Ottawa, go grab whatever's left of the limited edition run.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009


Nike SB's long awaited DEBACLE is out today. If you haven't heard of it, check the awesome trailer out below, then go pick it up at your local independent skateshop. Not sure if their gonna have it... head on down to Spadina & Richmond and cop it at Adrift, they've been excited about it for a while now.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

My Favourite Footwear Picks From Hypebeast This Week


Nike Safari Air Max 1

A.P.C. boot for their upcoming winter collection

ALIFE Rivington Club x Nike Air Footscape Purple/Pink

3sixteen x Quoddy Deck Chukka in "Peanut Grizzly"

Monday, June 22, 2009

Have You Discovered Discovery?

If you update yourself with the indie scene... you've probably already heard of DISCOVERY. An interesting side project taken on by Ra Ra Riot's frontman Wes Miles and Vampire Weekend's keyboardist/guitarist/back-up vocalist, Rostam Batmanglij to create a powerful electro pop duo that boast sugary synthpop combined with shameless RnB melodies and hip-hop percussion and sampled electronic sounds from video games and beyond. If you enjoyed Passion Pit's stuff, then I would recommend to you Discovery. Take a listen to some of their songs below... or on their MySpace Page. LP Coming July 7th.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Kyle Webster For The Hundreds

Visited The Hundreds site today? Probably. So you've probably noticed the new home page waiting to greet you, unless you usually jump straight to Bobby's wordpress blog. A collaboration with Kyle Webster... This kid has an impressive background as a design illustrator with a stunning list of clients. The New York native has spent time in Pakistan, Singapore, Cyprus, and Taiwan. He's illustrated for 3 limited edition tees coming out in black and white, giving much due respect to some of The Hundreds' favourite music icons.



The Pixies

Here's some recent illustrations he's made for the Washington Post... incredible stuff.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Toronto Boutique Update: Crazy Sales

So if you're heading down to Downtown Toronto today or tomorrow for the MMVAs or for whatever, you're in luck because everywhere is seeming to have sales.

Livestock has extended their sale. I was there last weekend and had to wait in line. I snapped the photo below when i got in line, and by the time I actually got in the store over an hour later, the line had more than doubled. I was looking for an Acapulco Gold 5-panel cap going in but they only had one left in a colourway I didn't really like. I ended up heading to Ransom and picked up a 5-panel cap there and I absolutely love it. I'll probably do a product review on it in a couple of days. I didn't see any Mishka gear but maybe I missed it. I really liked the Penfield jacket and the Livestock x Reigning Champ full zip hoodie and I think both were on sale, I'm not certain. Details of the sale:
3 tees for $50 or $20 each
Zip-Ups $50
New Eras $25
All shoes in the store are discounted.

When I headed to Ransom they were also having somewhat of a sale.
I noticed 20% off some shorts, 30% some of Ransom's Fall/Winter and I even think some of their Spring pieces.
They also had 60% discount on a rack of Ransom Crewnecks. I ended up grabbing a green logo creweneck which had pockets for a nice $40. I'm definitely doing a product review on this crewneck, there are so many interesting features.

Goodfoot's also having a sale now too... 30% off EVERYTHING (I heard Visvim and Common Projects too) and this is for their Richmond, Yorkville, and Vancouver locations. I was out in Yorkville last friday but the store had already closed so I snapped some pictures.

And h(y)r collective did a blogpost on these RedWing 9012s a while ago. They are a little difficult to find, but they have arrived at "get outside" recently. I picked up a pair while in Toronto. They were $400 regular but were on sale for $360. They even tagged on an additional 10% discount at the end which was awesome, and they also had incredible service as well. So don't feel bad stopping by this place, it is an independent retailer. If you insist on copping your RedWings from Ransom, you'll have to wait till fall comes around again.