“HOWEVER, THE SNEAKER LEAVES NO ROOM FOR GUESSING. I’LL PUT IT LIKE THIS: SKATING IN THE ADV FEELS LIKE PACKING A SNOWBALL WITH A PAIR OF LEATHER GLOVES – IT OFFERS THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF PROTECTION WITHOUT RESTRICTING TACTILITY.”
For their latest Review, Hypebeast have featured a great write up of the Adidas skateboarding Busenitz ADV, praising the shoe on it's durability, comfort and finding the balance between boardfeel and protection.
Photo: 2563 - Todd Hido
The woman seems like she must be beautiful, although you can’t see her face. In the photograph, she stands with her back turned, gazing into the woods on a sunny day in late fall or early winter, her dark-blonde hair brushing her shoulders, almost tangibly present but at the same time unreachable. She’s real, but only in her world, not yours.
The print, by the artist Todd Hido, hangs on a wall near a giant rectangular dining-and-conference table in the loft where Spike Jonze lives and works when he’s in New York. Several years ago, Jonze saw it in a gallery and felt stirred by what he calls “the beautiful mysteriousness of it. And also, you know, the memory of it.”
When Jonze started to write his newest film, he made a small editorial addition to the image—a ragged piece of a yellow Post-it note that he stuck on the glass over the photograph. Then he took it off, replaced it with another, and then another. On the one that he finally decided felt right, he had written three lowercase letters in black marker: her.
“Huh, that’s still there!” he says, pleasantly surprised.
Read the full article here on Vulture.
Few skateboarders can seamlessly blend the worlds of fashion, art and skate, but the Nike SB Project BA has channeled Brian Anderson's 20-plus years of skate experience into the design of his cutting-edge shoe with his unmistakable style right at the forefront. The running-inspired toe really stands out and gives the Project BA a classic look. The signature pack is available in seven unique styles, the two premium editions (Photo Blue & Team Orange / Sequoia, Metallic Gold & Medium Olive) that take Anderson's artistic side one step further with his personal interpretation of the Swoosh and a cutout neoprene ankle for a less restrictive fit.
As Anderson Explains, “It’s something that looks very runner, but it’s important that your heel sits low so it still feels like a skate shoe and you can feel your board.”
Killer on the outside, but it's the inside thats going to make all the difference. A drop-in Nike Lunarlon cushioning system muffles hard impacts while a low-profile cup sole is in keeping with the traditional skate shoe feel.
Just launched at Flatspot and already flying off the shelves, you can shop the whole collection right here;
Helsinki-born photographer Osma Harvilahti spent two weeks travelling through Kenya, creating some pretty incredible photographs. Osma said "The series is built on color codes and other abstract visual links between the images."
Nike SB have released their latest stand-out shoe design; the anticipated Nike SB lunar Gato. Following the recently released Project BA in a series of innovative silhouettes, reconstructed specifically for skateboarding with details such as one-piece suede toe caps, Lunarlon soles and high density rubber.