Monthly Archives: August 2010

New Peter Saville Designed England Kit

Football magazine FourFourTwo/ Football Culture revealed the first pictures of the new England 11/13 Home football kit made by Umbro.

Designer Peter Saville designed the new England kit which can be seen in a special booklet in the magazine, along with an interview with the Manchester born designer. You’ll see the most important pages below.

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Vans Vault Chukka Buckleback

Like so many fashion label this season, VANS Vault is on a reversion on the classic. More precisely, the everyday wear during the early part of last century in both silhouettes and materials. With its brass appointments on eyelets and ever presence buckle, the Chukka Buckleback LX is a marriage of the classic VANS Chukka and dungaree workwear of the distant past. With ample lining on the inside, the Buckleback LX comes in Natural White and Navy. Both are currently available at New York’s DQM.

Oliver Spencer ‘Donkey Jacket’

Designed after a worker’s jacket with shoulder normally topped with leather to protect the shoulder, Oliver Spencer crafts their own Donkey Jacket with waxed cotton shoulders and beautiful melton wool. Purchase here

Nike Air Mag “Marty McFly” Patent News

Nice Kicks updates us with some news that’ll have all the hardcore collectors sweating, as they unveil a look into the official patent for an automatic lacing system from Nike. The design eerily resembles the system featured within Nike’s Air Mag, Marty McFly’s sneakers in the cult film Back to the Future II. This information comes from the World Intellectual Property Organization website, with Tinker Hatfield and the designers at Nike’s Innovative Kitchen listed on the proposition. Stay tuned as we’ll surely hear more news about these between now and 2015!

HUF ‘Star Pack’ Sneakers

San Francisco-based HUF have ventured into the world of footwear we’ve seen colabs but now these guys are lets say standing on their own two feet! The highlight for me is the ‘Star Pack’ each sneaker features a canvas upper with a star printed midsole, leather heel panel and American flag graphic on the bottom. Pick these little fellas up at Leeds based The Chimp Store their website is about to be launched in the next couple of days but if you can’t wait give them a call +44 (0) 1132 234 9979 you know on the telephone it’s the thing that was invented before email!!

Taxi Driver by Steve Schapiro

You don’t need to be a film buff to recall the iconic images of Scorsese’s Taxi Driver. Unit Photographer, Steve Schaprio, collaborated with Taschen to release an incredible collection of photographs from Taxi Driver, 95% of which have never been published.

KAWS ‘Passing Through’ Preview

In his biggest Companion to date, KAWS previews a massive sculpture created for an upcoming exhibition titled “Passing Through”. the exhibition will be presented at Hong Kong’s Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui. Definitely stay tuned for more details of this piece which will be unveiled in October