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LPD New York x adidas Basketball SS 2015. NSFW.

LPD New York released this video showing off their collection with adidas Basketball for the SS 2015 season. The collection draws on influencers from the streets, basketball and iconic adidas silhouettes, taking tried and tested elements that have worked and combining them with materials of the present that are likely to last, such as 3M. Not only is the collection great, but the boldness and rawness of the video is quite intense for a big sports brand like adidas. Read more
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Motheo Moeng | ‘My Town My Tracks’ Johannesburg, South Africa.

Onitsuka Tiger have a great global campaign, My Town My Tracks, that basically shows off different cities and they people who live in those cities through the view of their sneakers. Where they walk, where they cycle, where they run, all of their explorations in their sneakers, their explorations in their Onitsuka Tiger’s. Here is the Joburg version… Read more

New Footwear. adidas Originals Tubular.

Today the adidas Originals Tubular launched in South Africa in both the black and grey colourways, the shoe takes the best from a number of different sporting elements to create a whole new shoe. ‘With an uncompromising design that marries function and aesthetic like never before, adidas Originals presents a new footwear silhouette – the Tubular. Born from some of the brand’s most creative minds, the Tubular echoes the fearlessness found in the world of sports and channels this directness into a bold new silhouette that is as streamlined, as it is headstrong.’ Retailing in South Africa for R1,599 at... Read more
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St Lucia Perform on Late Night with Seth Meyers.

One of our best SA exports, NYC-based Jean-Philip Grobler, headed back to SA soil this year with his band St Lucia to tour one of the highlights of our event calendars in 2014. Last night the band performed on American late-night talk show Late Night with Seth Meyers, and outdid themselves as usual: Read more

New Trailer. Free the Nipple.

If you’re looking for a first world problem to believe in, here’s a cause worthy of your time and attention. Based on a true story – a campaign fighting for a woman’s right to go topless in public – Lina Esco’s satire following the #FreetheNipple movement follows New York City activists Liv and With, who take their crusade for gender equality from the streets of the urban jungle to the courts. The movement is more than just this film – Free the Nipple has launched an empowering real-life movement, inspiring women across the globe to take back their bodies. Read more
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‘Noise Up the Hill’ STR.CRD Hyperlapse.

Two weeks ago STR.CRD went down in Jozi. Calling itself ‘Africa’s No. 1 Urban Street Culture Showcase’, the event has become a defining feature every year in SA’s street culture landscape. And Desire captured the style, the crowd and the vibe from this year’s event: Read more

Rocking the Daisies 2014 Aftermovie.

Back in October Rocking the Daisies hosted their biggest festival to date – a lot has changed since its early days, but the developments can only be seen as improvements. Better security, tighter organisation, top-notch headliners, and a bigger party was most noticeable from this year’s run. The official aftermovie of the ninth official Rocking the Daisies is out, so take a moment to remember: Read more

ANDRÉ 3000’s Reunion Tour Jumpsuits Will Be Displayed In Art Exhibition.

All throughout Outkast‘s reunion tour, André 3000 wore 47 different jumpsuits. Each one embellished with an alternate expression on it. What does one do with such a large number of jumpsuits at the end of the tour? Andre chose to give the jumpsuits to the Savannah College of Art and Design to present an exhibition titled “i feel ya,” curated to highlight fashion, film, and paintings. The suits were initially made for the current year’s reunion tour, which honored Outkast’s 20-year history. Phrases on the suits included, “sorry I forgot to call you back” to “children of the cornbread.” The... Read more

LOLAWOLF – Calm Down (Official Music Video)

LOLAWOLF dropped its most recent album, “Calm Down,” a month ago and two days ago, the group—comprised of Zoe Kravitz, Jimmy Giannopoulos and James Levy has come out with the video for the title track of the venture. “Calm Down” was shot in Brooklyn at Kenny Scharf‘s studio in Bushwick, and as indicated by Kravitz, it was one of three videos made in three days including “Jimmy Franco” and “Stay With Me.” The melody, and album name, is a little mantra, Kravitz says. “A reminder when life is crazy and intense (like the beat of the song) to calm yourself... Read more

Simon Deporres Summer 14/15.

Just in time for summer, Simon Deporres has unveiled this season’s collection. They’ve played it safe with clean lines and simple shapes – everything menswear should be – but have thrown in pops of rust, forest green and sky blue to make the pieces a little bit special. Pop down to Superior Goods Store on Roeland Street to get your hands on a piece. These are going to make great Christmas gifts for the boys. Read more

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