March 30, 2012
Photos: BrandTROY (Troy Paraiso)
I don't mean to boast, but damn if I don't brag...
Photo 1: Amar'e Stoudemire's stretched lamborghini customized by Will Castro.
Photo 2: Behind the scenes filming with Amar'e Stoudemire in Phoenix.
Photo 3: Me & Chico trying to decide if we wanted Dom Pérignon or Cristal.
Photo 4: Versace plate, which I paid way too much for in Miami.
Photo 5: Me being filmed for Spike TV's 'Unique Autosports Miami' in Puerto Rico.
Photo 6: Penthouse view in Puerto Rico on a Business trip.
Photo 7: Behind the scenes filming with Nick Swisher from the NY Yankees.
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Just talked to RepH Star, and he told me him & his Circa '95 partner Patty Dukes are opening up a Pop-Up Shop in the Bronx, from April through July. Artwork seen on the wall above was done by none other than @TOOFLY. Much respect to Circa '95!
Website: Circa '95 Tumblr
March 26, 2012
Mint Lyfe's launch event at Sneaker Bistro Boutique was great!
From the tees & kicks giveaways to free drinks to food, and the coolest Swag bags, Mint Lyfe took care of everyone in attendance for a good time at Sneaker Bistro Boutique.
Video Captured by @BrandTROY (Troy Paraiso)
SOB's has declared the entire month of April the 'I Love SOB's Music Fest'! They're also offering a festival badge which will give access to all shows for the entire month of April, for $100.
...damn, this is going to be off the f**king hook!
Festival Pass: Available Here
NYC is having a Photo Contest for all of you FaceBook uploading, Instagram filtering Twitter sharing people who live in the five boroughs. All you have to do is "Like" the City of New York's FaceBook page, and start snapping away!
Official Rules: Click Here
Labeled in: New York City
March 24, 2012
Photo: BrandTROY (Troy Paraiso)
After meeting with Niro, Movez, and Millz, of Dreamcloth, I decided to shoot them in front of D*Face's new mural 'Love Her, Hate Him...' in New York City.
March 20, 2012
Hand delivered by my brother, @itsMrManifest, is the SSUR PLUS 'COMME des FUCKDOWN' Snapback, and second piece to my COMME Set.
...it's good to be Friends & Family, oh, and these CdF socks are next!
"I crush Elvis in his Blue Suede Shoes..." - Jay-Z
Supreme + Clarks are releasing a new style - the Desert Mali Low. The shoe will be available in a premium nubuck suede upper, leather in-sole and lining, and crepe sole bottom with a debossed logo on the heel.
The Desert Mali Low will be available in four different colorways, in-store in NY, LA, London and online on the 29th of March (Japan on March 31st).
For More Info: Desert Mali Low
Back in January, a few photos surfaced from The Project Show of DC Shoes Fall 2012 NVRBRKN collection. Above are screenshots I snapped from their Fall 2012 catalogue, including the Compass, Landau Mid, and Boost Up. Shipping starts 5/15 & 6/15.
March 16, 2012
St. Patrick's Day is only a few hours away, and not only that, but my Grandmother is being released from the Hospital tomorrow morning - I've been by her bedside for the last week.
I love you, Grandma!
Created by Victor "Vickipages" Roman in early 2011, The Camo Project started as a series of Illustrative books in a zine format featuring wildlife creatures accompanied by the art of camouflage design. The Inspiration behind The Camo Project is simply behind the subjects themselves, as Wildlife creatures are the founding fathers behind the art of concealment. As well as the love for military patterns dating back as far as World War 1.
Available now at Dessert Island Books and The Reed Space The Reed Space
Website: The Camo Project
March 14, 2012
Nordstrom is awarding $10,000 scholarships to 80 outstanding high school students to help them achieve their dreams of attending college. The Nordstrom Scholarship helps and recognizes students across the country for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement.
*Click Nordstrom Scholarship Program
March 12, 2012
Centre of Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia is one of the Middle Ages 7 World Wonders, located in Istanbul, Turkey, was built in 300 AD, and is said to have "changed the history of architecture".
Photo was sent by someone who thought I'd enjoy it. Thank you.
I got this small part of history from NIKETOWN NYC, and the proceeds went to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research.
Speaking of which, Terius has a new song titled Roc, and he's rockin' a pair.
Comme des Garçons SHIRT and Supreme are releasing a collection for Spring. This capsule will consist of two styles of Vans – The SK8-Hi, the Era, with CdG shirt fabric. Also available will be a hooded sweatshirt and a t-shirt, both featuring iconic all over polka-dot pattern, along with a few more pieces releasing March 16th.
*For More Info, Click Here.
March 9, 2012
Thanks to Aron Phillips and Dime Magazine for a great writeup in their new Dime #68 NBA All-Star Issue, Sneaker Spot section featuring Sneaker Bistro Boutique. Click here and go to page 15 for the full feature!
Dime #68 is on sale now on newsstands nationwide.
*Photo in Dime Mag courtesy of myself, @BrandTROY.
March 8, 2012
Beginning today, you can have yourself a Doritos Locos Tacos Supreme at Taco Bell. Inside, premium seasoned beef, crisp lettuce, diced juicy red ripe tomatoes, real cheddar cheese topped with cool sour cream. Outside, a shell made from Nacho Cheese Doritos Chips!
*Update: These were good, so good I had four of them in Union Square, NYC.
Labeled in: New York City
iLTHY's releasing a midseason drop, Donut Collection, tomorrow March 9th. Inspired by famed art pieces in their shop/gallery, they have produced very limited runs of each tee. They also having a dope giveaway for one special buyer - read below.
"In each package, there will be a golden donut raffle ticket. Winning number will receive our "Say Hello to My Little Donut" painting thats in our store. Winner will be given (or delivered, if online) upon confirmation of the winning ticket."
*For More Info, www.ilthy.com.
With every purchase of a shoe from TOMS Shoes, TOMS gives away a pair of shoes to a child in need - One On One Program. TOMS has a Sweepstakes, where every week TOMS will be giving away one ticket a week to a customer to follow their purchase around the World on a giving trip...pretty dope!
*For More Info, Sign Up Here.
Labeled in: Kicks
March 5, 2012
"New Money" is the third leak off Street Knowledge's Mixtape 'New Skool Knowledge', releasing next month. The team feels strongly about this track, and needs not only Oakland & The Bay Area, but every region to support it.
Directed by 'Rebellious Reflection'
S/o to Thizzler.com with the World Premiere!
Download: Street Knowledge - "New Money"
Our friends over at Boogie's Barbershop in Patchogue, NY (long island) are celebrating their 10 Year Anniversary, on March 9th with free cuts from 12pm to 3pm (first come, first serve). They'll also have food, t-shirts, with music by Wu-Tang's own DJ Intrigue.
*Follow Boogie's Barbershop: @BoogieTheBarber
Labeled in: Events
Vans and Supreme will be releasing a new version of the Vans MC - featuring a suede nubuck upper, vulcanized waffle outsole, and reflective tongue. Made in four colorways, the MC, exclusively for Supreme, and will be available in-store in NY, LA, and London locations as well as online March 8th.
*Note: Available in Japan on March 10th.
Labeled in: Kicks
Video stills from "New Money"
Tomorrow Street Knowledge will be releasing a new visual off New Skool Knowledge, premiering on Thizzler.com. NSK mixtape coming soon!
S/o to The Artist Records.
*Follow Street Knowledge: @StreetKnowledg3
March 2, 2012
Tomorrow the good people over at SUPRA NYC are hosting a Super Saturday Sessions with Fool's Gold Records own DJ Nick Catchdubs, from 3pm - 5pm. While there you can check out the first lightweight running show from Supra, "The Owen". I stopped in a few days ago and had a chance to see it in person with the homie Chris Vidal - dope shoe!
*Purchase The Owen Here