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July 2019

11 Jul

Ronnie Fieg x ASICS on the Way

Continuing on their longstanding collaborative efforts, Ronnie Fieg has taken to his personal Instagram account to tease another upcoming ASICS sneaker. Already spanning numerous years and various models, this time around the duo focus their efforts on the GEL-KAYANO 5 OG, an upgraded model paying homage to its 20-years-old GEL-KAYANO 5 predecessor. The picture shared by Fieg sees the shoes placed into the sand, helping to suggest the summer-ready colorway should be dropping sometime soon.   Crafted from an array of mesh, suede and leather panels, the shoe’s outfit takes on a mostly white and grey palate. The summer tones of orange, mint, and red then find their way onto the tongue tab, inner liner, midsole and outsole. Take a first look at the forthcoming ASICS GEL-KAYANO 5 OG...
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11 Jul

Outdoors Style in Japan.

It should be noted that “Outdoors Style” has long since been a thriving subculture in Japan. There, brands like White Mountaineering have pioneered the rugged look as a conscious fashion choice, while magazines like GO OUT combine shopping suggestions with tips on traditional outdoor activities. But as a Western phenomenon, the outdoorsy look is a more recent fashion — at the same time as luxury brands like Acne and Off-White™ have recently released hiking-style boots, true performance wear brands like The North Face and Patagoniahave become as commonplace in streetwear-heavy wardrobes as in the closets of suburban New England dads. It’s a look primarily adopted by — though not exclusive to — men, with upstart American and European brands such as Reese Cooper and PHIPPS making outdoorsy styles a core part of their DNA. “People talk about living somewhat a bit more offline lifestyle....
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