Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Known for his record cover work for Factory Records and others, Peter Saville has now gotten together with DC Shoes to collaborate on a series if t-shirts, featuring one of his more famous designs. The t-shirts come in black and white with all-over graphic prints.
As only a handful of brands keeping production stateside, ESTATE LA has bucked the trend of moving to cheaper labor-supply rich countries around the world preferring to maintain the utmost quality with their fitted hats. Their hand-made offerings are seen here as they preview an upcoming hat done with Diamond Supply Co. The hat seen here features the classic Diamond script logo on black/white/orange colorway. This marks just a few of number of upcoming releases between the two Californian brands.
Transworld, Osiris, and Shred Shop are getting together and throwing one heck of a skate jam in Chicago on Saturday, September 27.
Catch John Rattray, Shuriken Shannon, and James Brockman, get free stuff, and Ballpark will be supplying the free dogs!
Just because Lil Wayne turned the VMA’s into a Supra fashion show, let’s not forget the main reason Supra is on top right now–their skate team is stacked! In fact, Supra doesn’t even call it a team; it’s a crew–Erik Ellington, Jim Greco, Terry Kennedy, Chad Muska, Antwuan Dixon, Furby and Tom Penny–yes, that is one tight crew. Pictured above is the new red/white/black colorway of Tom Penny’s pro model shoe, the Sport, which is featured in Furby’s first ad. Expect this fireball to be hitting Supra retailers soon.
As the Nike Skateboarding seasons come and go, we have some hit or miss sneakers. Now thanks to NikeSB.org, we have images of Nike SB’s upcoming Summer 2009 season. Although the Dunk is timeless, it seems newer models are beginning to steal some of the limelight. Speaking of Supreme, peep that “Un-Supreme” P.Rod II…just imagine the P.Rod III.
For the holiday season, Etnies teamed up with NY based Shut Skateboards on this black/gold Rap Hi. For those of you who don’t know, the Rap Hi is a very durable yet comfortable skate shoe, and what better company to team up with than SHUT which is skateboarder owned and operated. $110
After dropping the well-received C1rca Drifter, world renown skate shop/boutique Brooklyn Projects now teams up with Emerica for an exclusive Vegas colorway for Braydon Szafranski’s pro model Sza shoe. The graphics on the shoe are inspired by everything Vegas–from the cheesy carpets in the casinos to the crazy neon signs that litter the city’s skyline.
As the first UK artist to collaborate with Vans, Dave the Chimp’s upcoming release with Vans will be met with a number of festivities. For Dave the Chimp, his skateboard background mixes with his cartoon-aesthetics in a full-blown color affair. The full pack will include of a shoe (exclusive to Size?), a Hessen Mob skate deck, two Vans tees and an homage to Dave the Chimp’s fanzine creation with a Vanzine. The limited print Vanzine features a fold out poster with numerous jokes, hints, tips and fun content. The launch begins Friday, September 19th at the Vans Berlin store with a further launch at London’s Cargo on Wednesday, September 24th with performances by Robots in Disguise and live exhibitions from Dave the Chimp.
The Comme Des Garcons Guerilla Skateboard Decks have arrived at Dover Street Market. Overall they present a series of three decks, each available now for 58 Pounds in the DSM online store.
The AST Dew Tour/Toyota Challenge Event in Salt Lake City
PLG Takes On A Lofty Frontside Lien At The Dew Tour
Little Zoo York, Chi-Town ripper, fourteen-year old, Chaz Ortiz destroyed the course all weekend and walked away with first place, marking his first pro victory. Is a Ortiz pro model in the works? What's up Zoo?
Here's what little Chaz had to say about his win on the AST site...
"I landed all the tricks I wanted to," Ortiz said. "After my first run I was feeling pretty confidant. I just wanted to get top three and obviously the results were better than I thought. I'm feeling good. I'm super happy. I guess today was my day."
Here are the official AST Dew Tour-Toyota Challenge Street Results
1. Chaz Ortiz, Chicago, 93.05.
2. Ryan Sheckler, San Clemente, Calif., 90.00.
3. Rodolfo Ramos, Brazil, 85.90.
4. Greg Lutzka, Milwaukee, 84.75.
5. Carlos De Andrade, Brazil, 82.00.
6. Austen Seaholm, Anaheim, Calif., 81.60.
7. Danilo Do Rosario, Brazil, 79.75.
8. Paul Rodriguez, Tarzana, Calif., 79.50.
9. Tulio Oliveira, Brazil, 79.25.
10. Kurtis Colamonico, Long Beach, Calif., 78.75.
On the Vert side of things, Andy Macdonald skated strong all weekend and managed to come up on top with a well-deserved first place. Here's what Mr. MacDonald said over at the AST site about nabbing the victory...
Here's the official AST Dew Tour-Toyota Challenge Vert Results
1. Andy Macdonald, 90.5
2. Pierre-Luc Gagnon, 90.25
3. Bob Burnquist, 88.25
4. Adam Taylor, 87.75
5. Bucky Lasek, 87.0
6. Sandro Dias, 82.75
7. Marcelo Bastos, 77
8. Neal Hendrix, 75.5
9. Buster Halterman, 68.75
10. Alex Parelson, 51.5