Author Archives: Simona Peovska

Vans x Yusuke Hanai: Collection inspired by surf-culture

This spring, Vans reunites with renowned illustrator and fine artist, Yusuke Hanai for a Vans x Yusuke Hanai assortment. Vans unveiled a standout collection of designs that pay homage to surf culture fused with Vans’ California heritage. Specifically, the collection features customized graphics on classic footwear silhouettes, staple apparel styles, and accessories. This assortment bridges […]

IKEA x OFF-WHITE: A collection aimed at millennials

The upcoming IKEA x OFF-WHITE collaboration, featuring Virgil Abloh’s signature branding, is all about making an affordable collection for millennials. IKEA x OFF-WHITE first look When IKEA dropped the first official image of the IKEA x OFF-WHITE collaboration, it showed what looked to be a rug with the words “STILL LOADING” across it and “Flooring” […]

YEEZY Boost 350 V2: New Colorways & Where To Buy Them

Three weeks ago adidas released an official look at the new addition to the YEEZY Boost 350 V2 collection, featuring all-new colorways. “True Form” and “Hyperspace” already dropped on March 16, but “Clay” received a delayed release date of March 30. Shaped in the silhouette’s signature knitted uppers, the “True Form” and “Clay” colorways have […]

Hip Hop Slang Dictionary

Hip hop music’s dictionary uses a variety of slang terms that have changed as hip hop itself has changed over the years. In fact, much of the language used in hip hop is drawn from African American Vernacular English (AAVE). Specifically, hip hop slang makes use of alternative pronunciations, mostly drawn from AAVE. Hence, ordinary […]

Converse x Undercover collaboration

Undercover dropped another collaboration this weekend. This time the Japanese streetwear brand has put its spin on the timeless Converse Chuck 70. With the Converse x Undercover collaboration, Jun Takahashi elevates the Chuck 70 for new warriors and like-minded creatives. Two pairs make up the “New Warriors” pack. The design is inspired by the opposing […]

Nike Air Jordan 4: History and Best Releases

The success of the Air Jordan 3 basically saved Nike’s Jordan project. Without them, we wouldn’t have the Air Jordan 4. But designer Tinker Hatfield faced new challenges for these sneakers. How would he follow up on one of the greatest sneaker designs of all time? By making some alterations, but keeping the overall design […]

Vans x Antihero: Celebrating Four Skate Icons

Fresh from its latest Engineered Garments collaboration, Vans has debuted a capsule with Antihero Skateboards dedicated to four skating icons. The Vans x Antihero collection celebrates John Cardiel, Chris Pfanner, Jeff Grosso and Tony Trujillo with their favorite Vans Pro Skate styles. For Cardiel, Antihero has reworked the Old Skool Pro. Meanwhile, Pfanner receives a Slip-On Pro. Further, […]

How Fila came back: History and what made it hot again

Once a local shop, now a leading global designer of high-end sportswear. Fila has a long and rich history, but for a while, it was as if the brand didn’t exist. But the past two years have been quite nostalgic as we see many brands reviving ’90s pieces, Fila’s Disruptor sneakers being one of them. […]

Champion cool again: The history behind the 100 year-old brand

Since 1919, Champion is an inspiration to athletes and active people as one of America’s most popular sportswear brands. This year, Champion turns 100 and it’s cool again! Their clothing was adopted as streetwear as early as the 1970s, in recent years Champion had a huge revival. Let’s check out the history behind Champion and how […]

Hip Hop fashion: From the ’80s to present day

For decades, the hip hop culture has influenced the way people express themselves and identify with each other. Rappers have long used designer hip-hop fashion as a symbol of status, both in person and in their lyrics. Hip hop fashion in the ’80s Kangol bucket hats, chunky street-tuff gold chains, name-plated necklaces in cursive. New […]