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  1. A "light bone" colorway of Nike's Air More Uptempo will release in the US in September. The basketball shoe features a leather upper with the "AIR" lettering on the sides in white outlining, rubber sole and Air units in the midsole. Its toe box and heel features swooshes. The "light bone" More Uptempos will retail for a price of $160 at select Nike stores and online on September 15. Check out the tan colorway of of the Nike Air More Uptempo here. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  2. A few weeks ago, OMEGA unveiled its Seamaster Diver 300M "Commander's Watch" Limited Edition. Revealed by OMEGA President and CEO Raynald Aeschlimann and Bond film producer Michael G. Wilson, the "Commander's Watch" pays homage to James Bond's rank as Commander. It has a white ceramic dial, blue bezel inserrt, blue skeleton hour-minute hands and a red socond hand with a "007" gun logo found in most Omega James Bond edition watches. The watch is powered by the auto-mechanical OMEGA Calibre 2507. There are only 7,007 pieces of the stainless steel version currently available. A rarer gold edition is also available, but is limited only to seven pieces. Check out an image of the "Commander's Watch" above and learn more about it via Perpetualle. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  3. Last week we caught our first glimpse of SOPHNET.’s 2017 fall/winter offering, as a video presentation made its rounds online. In an alternate look at the collection, the acclaimed Japanese label recently unveiled a lookbook -- casting a spotlight on the functional cold weather range. Eccentric layering techniques and sharp outerwear options take center stage, with such statement items including parkas, anoraks, blazers, and knit cardigans catching the eye. Silhouette styles, cuts and craftsmanship also play a pivotal role in the display, as wide-legged trousers and cropped denims team up with a choice selection of button-down tops sporting the imprint’s signature stars and camo prints. In an alternate look at SOPHNET., check out its recent T-shirt drop. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  4. The Apple Park campus has been a work in the making for the past eight years. It's the last major project Jonathan Ive, Apple's chief designer, worked on with Apple found Steve Jobs before Jobs' death in 2011. Wall Street Journal recently linked up with Ive for a tour of the campus, where Ive revealed that he was nervous about how the campus will be received by the public. "There's the same rather strange process you go through when you finish a product and you prepare to release it – it's the same set of feelings," he said. "That feels encouragingly healthy, because I would be concerned if we lost that sense of anxiety. I think that would suggest that we were not as self-critical, not as curious, not as inquisitive as we have to be able to be effective and do good work." Ive and his team will become one of the last groups of employees to move into the new building. Relocation began in April, even though construction of the building was not yet completed. Designed by architecture firm Foster + Partners, the building is furnished with custom pieces by Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa. The main 2.5 million-square-foot structure rests among 175 acres of green land. Employees get around on 2,000 bikes painted "Apple grey," electric golf carts as well as shuttle busses. Learn more about the new Apple Park via Wall Street Journal. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  5. While many believe it to be all but inevitable, Apple up to now, has yet to announce plans for creating a touchscreen MacBook Air. However, Neonode have decidedly taken matters into its own hands by creating the revolutionary AirBar. The nifty device latches on directly beneath the display through a set of magnets — deriving its power when plugged into the USB port. The strip then emits infrared signals, which is used to accurately track finger placement and movements. Aside from dragging, drawing, tapping, pinching, rotating and zooming through human touch, the enabled screen is also sensitive to paint brushes as well. Retailing for a price of $99 USD, the AirBar is available now via the brand’s online shop. In other tech-related news, Apple will get rid of the iPod Nano and Shuffle. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  6. Earlier this spring, ONEST HOMME paid tribute to the late, great Harold Hunter by creating an honorary T-shirt design titled “Love Always.” The Los Angeles-based label come right back this time to commemorate the legend of rapper/actor Ice-T. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Ice’s debut album Rhyme Pays, the streetwear imprint incorporates an image of the rapper “flipping the bird,” which was shot in Paris during the New Jack City movie promotion tour. Teamed with the portrait image is a stylized version of the ONEST HOMME logo aimed to mimic the Parental Advisory warning label, which first appeared on the iconic rap album. Retailing for $45 USD, the limited edition design can be found now via ONEST HOMME’s online shop. In other fashion news, check out our best look yet at the rumored Nas x Supreme collaboration. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  7. As was reported earlier this week, Elon Musk delivered through on his promise to hand over the first 30 Tesla Model 3s during a live stream event that took place in Fremont, California. With the momentous ceremony officially in the record books, focus now has been shifted towards amping up production. Divulged by Musk himself, the company plans to produce 100 units in the month of August, while cranking that number up to 1,500 in September. If all goes according to plan, producing 20,000 cars by the end of the year will be well within its grasp. Unlike some of Tesla’s past creations, the Model 3 has been pegged as the electric automobile for the everyday consumer and will be expected to hover around the $35,000 USD mark. While speculation runs rampant regarding special customization packages and extra battery upgrades, Tesla has confirmed a set of features following a leaked internal company document. Noteworthy traits include hitting 0-60 in 5.6 seconds, top speeds of 30MPH, 220-mile range, 15 cubic feet of cargo storage, amongst others. A key characteristic lies within its auto pilot mode. According to the company, an extra $5,000 will enable the following, "Match speed to traffic conditions, keep within a lane, automatically change lanes, transition from one freeway to another, exit the freeway and self-park at your destination.” For the time being, scroll through the gallery above and be sure to check back for updates. In other auto news, check out the new Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  8. Looks like the feud between Shaquille O'Neal and LaVar Ball is heating up once again. Back in May, former Lakers center and NBA Hall-of-Famer Shaq called out LaVar Ball and Big Baller Brand for unveiling a $495 USD signature shoe for new Lakers star and eldest of the Ball sons, Lonzo. Papa Ball then fought back stating his younger son LaMelo Ball, would "kill" O'Neal and his son, Shareef O'Neal, in a game of two-on-two. Now Shaq is back having just released a diss track set over a JAY-Z beat. Thanks to TMZ for providing the audio, listeners can hear O'Neal throwing shade at the proprietor of the Big Baller Brand. Listen to the full track above, where Shaq throws down some serious bars. "First you can beat Mike, then you can beat me. Wake that ass up, you havin’ a dream. You’ve done a great job, I love how your sons play. And lil ‘Melo too, attitude hella cool. Jumper wet wet like two thots in a pool." Read more at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  9. Tonight, Frank Ocean delivered his second-ever performance in the US since 2014 at NYC's Panorama Festival, following his debut at FYF Fest. On top of delivering a stellar performance, Ocean got people talking after wearing an anti-discrimination shirt that read, "WHY BE RACIST, SEXIST, HOMOPHOBIC, OR TRANSPHOBIC WHEN YOU COULD JUST BE QUIET." For his choice of footwear, Frank rocked the Off-White™ c/o Nike "Prestos." It's not the first time Frank Ocean was vocal about anti-discrimination. Following the Orlando gay nightclub shooting that killed 49 people in 2016, Ocean wrote an essay expressing his sadness and frustration regarding the event. He talks about his first experience with homophobia which involved his father. In 2017, Ocean's father sued him for $14.5 million over the homophobia claim. Check out clips of his performance, his shirt and his kicks below. frank ocean has the voice of a god pic.twitter.com/73Ipgpa4Cn — pharrell's junebug (@angelAmyV) July 29, 2017 Frank Ocean performing Ivy ? pic.twitter.com/mwvUI8XbJI — Frank Ocean (@lFRANKOCEANl) July 28, 2017 political views: frank ocean's t shirt pic.twitter.com/W8ZCOjxnnH — paul richard (@paulboy) July 29, 2017 Frank Ocean performing at Panorama Festival YES TO THE SHIRT! ???? pic.twitter.com/aS9vq8REPi — MEFeater Magazine (@mefeater) July 29, 2017 frank ocean in Off-White™ c/o Nike "Prestos" pic.twitter.com/gpr5M8qVM0 — Off-White™ (@OffWht) July 29, 2017 Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  10. Looking ahead to the upcoming 2018 spring/summer season, École de Pensée devise a sophisticated range of pieces that borrow from the seaside lifestyle of the French Riviera. The assemblage adheres to a tonal palette comprised mainly of blue, brown and black, while embracing a carefree, relaxed aesthetic — symbolic of the mediterranean island way of life. Loose cuts, lightweight fabrics and soft structures help characterize the range — opting to do away with complex shapes and garish prints. The Montreal-based label made a strategic play to key in on expert craftsmanship — carefully curating premium-style textiles including English linens, Japanese dyed hemps and Zimbabwean cottons. For more on École de Pensée, be sure to drop by its website for a closer look. In other fashion news, VETEMEMES & BOOLENCIAGA travel to IKEA to spotlight new parody items. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  11. Mike D's Malibu beach house used to be a group of buildings that included a three-bedroom house and a few cottages for the guests. Instead of tearing the buildings down and rebuilding his own beach house, the Beastie Boy turned the collection of buildings into a single residence. Of course, he made a few major adjustmens: the roof was replaced with a modern standing metal and the white board-and-batten facade was rebuilt. With the help of a professional, Mike D was involved in the interior design process. Check out the photos of his Malibu beach house above. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  12. Earlier this week, Kanye West, Kid Cudi and Plain Pat were seen leaving a studio together in Los Angeles. According to photos taken of them, it appears to be the same studio West was spotted with Migos. It's currently unclear whether they were just hanging out together or making music, and if so, where the songs will end up on. There has been no update from Kanye or his camp on the status of Turbo Grafx 16. Neither has Cudi given an update on Man on the Moon 3. Only time will tell as to what the three are currently up to. Check out the photos below. Kanye, Cudi & Plain Pat spotted together in LA !! ??? pic.twitter.com/Iai1WWu2Ku — KTT (@KanyeToThe) July 27, 2017 Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  13. Early last week, adidas unveiled its contemporary PureBOOST DPR silhouette in a warm “Noble Ink” color scheme. Although relatively new, the sportswear giant’s new runner is primed and ready to drop in new tonal palettes, with this “Tactile Yellow” iteration next up to bat. Thanks to its wider platform, Stretch web rubber outsole and full-length BOOST midsole, the DPR model has steadily gained the respect of serious runners worldwide, while still able to catch the eye of those keen on stylistic lifestyle options. Set to a price tag of $150 USD, look for this new design to hit designated adidas retailers on August 1. In other adidas news, check out the brand new Crazy Explosive 17s. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  14. With such names as Nike, adidas and PUMA, each offering up their own sock/bootie-style footwear iterations, New Balance has remained content in pumping out luxe variations of its existing catalog — until now, that is. We now take a look at NB’s new Fresh Foam Zante Slip-On silhouette. Seen here in two distinct colorway options, the laceless design features a synthetic comprised upper with the trademark “N” logo hitting the side areas. Sitting directly beneath is a foam midsole and rubber outsole unit. Ensuring a cozy fit, a padded foam insert has been placed within the midsole itself. Retailing for a price of $90 USD, the New Balance Fresh Foam Zante Slip-On is available for purchase now at such retailers as COVERCHORD. In other footwear news, adidas just unveiled a new colorway option for its Crazy 1 ADV. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article
  15. The second delivery of YOUTH OF PARIS's "Final World Tour" collection is set to arrive later tonight. "Artwork in collaboration with Tokyo Based graphic designer @guccimaze Second Drop Tomorrow On The Website Only," reads a caption attached to yesterday's new video post found on the official YOUTH OF PARIS Instagram account. Originally unveiled at the end of last month, YOP's "Final World Tour" line continues the label's signature "dark and edgy ethos" with fittingly-branded new hoodies and T-shirts. You can check out some of YOUTH OF PARIS's new Instagram posts regarding the second "Final World Tour" delivery below. At the beginning of this year, YOP took fans to downtown Los Angeles for the previous "System Failure" editorial. Drop by the brand's online shop for a chance to snag your own collection pieces. Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com View the full article