Release INFO: Reebok x END Ventilator “Husky”


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Feeling rather chilly right now as I write this post. That’s because my trek to the Arctic to check out the Husky by END. had me running back to my igloo for some warmth. It was a beautiful sight to see, so I had to come back and share my experience. END’s Husky looked young and vibrant. It had a double coat of suede through out it’s upper body looking very lush. Two details that stood out while I was petting the ‘Husky’ were it’s pale blue eyes accented on the laces eyelets and parts of the outsole. The other was the Huskys tongue constantly sticking out. You can notice the color of it on the ankle liner, tongue and parts of the outsole. It’s definitely an interesting creature to look at and well worth the trip. Unfortunately, only a few will be able to get their chance at a look…

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Release INFO: Onitsuka Tiger x WOEI Colorado 85 “Cervidae ll”


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It’s been 3 years since WOEI’s ASICS “Cervidae” took the sneaker industry by storm. It made many exhausted and desperate in search of water to clear their thirst of something they wanted to own, but some couldn’t find. That’s what the European Thundra will do to you. With help from the beaming sun on your body and the reflection of the heat from the dry sand, your heart races to find some cover. Tired and parched, you go into the bushes for some shade with photos in hand that give hints into it’s location. You rest a bit before you look for the “Cervidae ll” again, because you know somewhere hidden deep within this bare land is the special prize. As you look at this photo and analyze it, you see it’s details and baffling resemblance to the original one. At the same time, you also see the shoe placed in different locations…

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Release INFO: Saucony x Sneaker Freaker Grid “Kushwhacker”


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Puff, Puff, Pass…Sneaker Freaker is back with numero dos on their collaborative effort with Saucony Originals. Rolling up is the ‘Kushwhacker’ in all it’s purple glory. The brother to their successful 2012 collaboration, the Bushwhacker, this seminal release will sure bring in those fans and find new ones. The silhouette comes dressed in premium shades of purple suede, black mesh, 3m, beige formstripes, round laces and a touch of grey. Cough , cough,.., the Saucony Grid hasn’t looked better than this…

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Release INFO: ASICS x AFEW Gel Lyte lll “Koi”


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I had to take a break from my current photo campaign to write about this collaboration. It’s one that many questioned whether it would ever see the light of day. Spring forward from 2012 to 2015 and it’s finally here; originally seen back in 2012 as a hand made 1 of 1 at an event AFEW had in Germany.  The ASICS x AFEW GLlll “KOI” colorway looks exactly as it did 3 years ago. It dawns the same red, grey, white and black hues, but with some upgraded accents and details. Some of these are the tan hue to the heel tab, wood-like eyelets, marbled front outsole, leather split tongue and perforated side panels. This is definitely a more complete ‘story’ to the original and even though we will not see the OG shape from 2012, you can’t complain to what has been presented here…

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Release INFO: Nike x Clot Lunar Force 1 “10th Anniversary”


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The Air Force 1 Lunar is back in a reworked collaborative effort from Nike and CLOT. To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Clot took the AF1 Lunar and added some premium materials, an OG accent and a red, white and blue colorway. To go alongside the hyperfuse upper, Clot added Loopwheeler cotton. Not sure if that’s a first for a Nike sneaker collab or any collaboration, but I’ll assume it is. The jewel swoosh is back, an accent the AF1 had back in the 2000’s, and they went ahead by adding a kool alternating mix-match twist you’ll see in the photos. The last accent is a gum bottom outsole which brings the shoe full circle to its very clean look….

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