"Unlike the aforementioned collaboration, the forthcoming pair sheds any vintage sensibilities in favor of a clean arrangement perfect for Halloween. Premium, natural leather is clad in plain “White,” while profile “N” logos are outlined with “Blue Raspberry” flair. Besides the red new balance outlet text on the heel, the only other non-“White” component on the retro sneaker’s upper is the detailing on the tongue: a fruit gang of characters are depicted making Leonard’s ever-memeable deadpan expression.
BBC Ice Cream’s legacy is rooted in its unforgettable iconography. The illustrations of beepers and chains are so deeply woven into the tapestry of the 2000s, and its vivid color-blocking and over-the-top designs have served as one of the most influential fashion trends in streetwear history. Since partnering with reebok france, BBC Ice Cream has added a younger, more curious fanbase thanks to its collaborations with the Answer V Low and the modern Zig Kinetica, and this triplet of Question Lows, each built with soft suedes a familiar palette of pastels and bold hues, should only add to their cause.
Years back, California-based retailer BLENDS teamed up with Vans Vault to craft what was, at the time, one of the most alluring takes on the vans sk8 hi femme. And though it may seem simple now, the Jazz Stripe turned Bones has followed the brand into many of their subsequent releases, dressing pony hair uppers, Old Skools, and much more to positive reception. Near seven years after its debut, the motif is soon to return back to the Sk8-Hi Zip with some subtle updates.
Joshua Vides has garnered a substantial amount of notoriety for his ongoing Reality-To-Idea initiative — an artistic series that is inclusive of both objects and experiences reworked with his signature sketch-like design language. After working with Converse in July of 2019 to rework the converse chuck taylor with removable velcro paneling, the artist is tapping back into this partnership in a philanthropic sense to benefit the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.