Already a staple among the street wear crowd, the skater, designer, and all around nice guy got the idea to open his first retail location at the suggestion of Supreme's James Jebbia. Since then, the volume of customers stopping by Benny's make shift storefront (downstairs from his office)...

Just for authenticity, UMBRO throw in a bit of Manchester, the label's hometown, with fish & chips, pint glass and sounds by DJ William Robbins of Fac Off. Though members of each team were more fixated on their competitions and those little men on a peg. 3 hours of rolls, spins, coerces, and...

In Chinese traditions, a wedding is generally known as an occasion of "Double Happiness", where an already auspicious event is enumerated by several more. The most recent Sneaker Con New York City, which took place on Saturday, was just such occasion. As a wedding party of several hundreds...

No, not Clooney and the Boys but the original ones with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, both incidentally were fans of the label as well. The outcome was unveiled at Original Penguin's SoHo flagship recently. Over free flowing Bushmills and passing mini-burgers, executives from Original...

, then you have the latest "commercial" for Sneakerness Cologne 2011. Exhibit, swap meet, and marketplace all roll into one, Sneakerness is becoming a popular weekend destination for European sneaker aficionados, as Sneakerness Vienna proved last year. In getting the word out for next week's...

But the fervor is actually taking place in Europe, where countless sneaker-themed events have opened its doors in recent years. The newest is SneakerMuseum in Cologne, Germany, a gallery devoted to sneaker oriented exhibition. Doubt there would be a huge turnout to something so "formal"? The...

Just beyond decorated columns, manufacturers set up special rooms to greet visitor with even more sneakers as well as additional incentives like customization and discounted purchases. With Sneakerness Cologne already a fragment of the past, organizers are preparing for the next Sneakerness...

Before the start of Labor Day long weekend, Nike Sportswear China kicked off its new Summer 2011 campaign highlighting its extensive t-shirt collaboration from past to present. Billed as "Sport Is Art", the campaign is the culmination of artists from the 5 continents, each exemplify his or her...

One was heavily in tune to a homogeneous bass with a heavy dose of dark emotion creep by. There was no hesitation with the other. From the start, it broadcasted its intent through rapid succession of guitar works. Dealt such vibe to the gathered audience that many audience members started to...

Hosted by Solebox and La MJC, the sizable sneaker swap-meet took place at the fairgrounds of Le Jardin des Tuileries. But there were moments that even the large circus tent could not accommodate all who came to visit as a record number of visitors descended on the event. The deal making got...

 

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