Retailer to suburban hipsters everywhere, Urban Outfitters just leased the former site of Waterloo Gardens in Devon, Pennsylvania. What are they doing there? Well, they plan to build Devon Yard. A soon to be town center for the town of Devon, and the ultimate “lifestyle” experience.
Many of the in-house brands such as Anthropologie will be hosted by the space, and the town will also have mid-level and fine dining restaurants, a five story boutique called The Devon Inn, and a terrain garden center. If all goes as planned we will be seeing the Devon Yard in 2016.
Being from NYC when Fall/Winter hits you got to have that in between sneaker to walk around in to keep your toes from freezing. For me it was the Uptown’s, aka the Air Force 1’s. Luckily the team over at Nike Sportswear put their heads together and came up with the “SneakerBoot,” updating classics silhouette’s and recent designs into winterized versions of the sneaker. The collection includes the Air Force 1, Airmax 90, Free Run+ 2, Lunar LDV Trail, and the Roshe Run’s. The “SneakerBoot’s” are set to land in stores this month.
We have to admit, when we think of John Mayer, having an sick “Watch Game” is most certainly not the first thing that comes to mind. As cliché as that sounds, this is exactly the reason why you can’t judge a pop singer by his music!
Hodinkee’s Benjamin Clymer sat down with John and chopped it up on everything from how he got into watch collecting; to Rare Rolex’s, IWC’s and everything in between. Check it out.
With an Apple iPhone 5S drop weeks away, we recently scourged the web in search of iPhone concepts that didn’t go completely off the reservation from a product and interface design standpoint. Our only other criteria was that the concept had to be well thought out and well executed. We wanted to feel like come 2014, this is the phone that we could potentially get.
The Peralta Project recently introduced it’s Pre-Fall 2013 collection of with a fresh new video filmed and edited by Robert Chong. cut to to Mos Def’s “Freaky Black Greetings” track. Check out Uptown’s finest BMX’ers in Peralta’s latest installment entitled “Lowbrow Luxury.”
Parisian label Kenzo presents a unique preview of their upcoming Fall/Winter 2013 line via a motorcycle trick video. Director Partel Oliva shows off the line’s upcoming pieces in poetic slowmotion form that reminds us of a postapocalyptic ballet complete with an electronic soundtrack.
Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs better known as Street Etiquette have been getting their travel on lately. Their latest trip was out to the Far Eastern country of Thailand. While there, the fashion aficionados explored the food, fashion, culture and nightlife of the buzzing city of Bangkok. Check out the video that highlights their journey including a stop at the breathtaking Full Moon Party.
The return of New York City streetwear phoenix, Alife, has gotten more than buzz. Add more fuel to the comeback fire as the brand teamed up with renowned Yonkers rapper Jadakiss for a session and a special collaborative tee shot by photographer Jason Nocito. Guns and New York street credpretty much foolproof for branding success!
Big Applebased streetwear rebel Russel Karablin of SSUR New York recently teamed up with the West Coast instigators of The Hundreds. The collaboration currently stands as a physical Rosewood popup shop located in Los Angeles. Items from the gothic fontinspired union include hats, tees, bags, mugs, and pants that are also available online and at all Hundreds flagship stores.