Thursday, March 31, 2011

Ace Hotels x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Bosey

Known for their Collaborative items in the past (such as with Wings+Horns, Tretorn, Havaianas, Pendleton, Number (N)ine, etc.), Ace Hotel is back again with Converse Chuck Taylor Bosey. Bosey style was originally made on the past project between Converse and Ace Hotel. Today they offer a new colorway in Navy & Black combination color inspired by the Military Stuffs. Available through Ace Hotel's Online Shop for around $ 100. To be remembered, Only 300 Pairs made so it will be pretty limited.

Source : Hypebeast
Pictures via Ace Hotel

Adam Kimmel - Chukka Boot

A looksie for Adam Kimmel's Chukka Boot Sneaker for the Fall 2011 Collection. Beautiful combination of Wool fabric mix with sneaker's sole. Scheduled to be released later this year.

Source : Slam X Hype.

Ken Kagami - Exhibition - Toys"A"Ss

This is pretty absurd, violent and disturbing. An exhibition by Japanese artist, Ken Kagami, named TOYS "A" SS. It features some sculptures of weird things you can't even imagined. Using some wasted stuffs like old dolls, broken phone, play house, etc, Ken Kagami creates such remarkable violent and extreme expressions. But, like Public-Image said, "For some reason you get into it".

See some of his works displayed below.

"Bra" (2008)

Installation View at Taka Ishii Gallery (2008)

"Ironing Shit" (2008)

"Penis House" (2006)

"Hulk's Hand with Penis"(2007)

Incase X Andy Warhol Cases - Coming Soon

“As a cutting-edge visual artist, Andy Warhol fully embraced technology and saw it as the future of contemporary culture and the arts. It is only fitting that Incase fuse his artwork with our technology driven designs.”

Being famous for their bags and phone cases, Incase has recently announced their upcoming release which features some of Andy Warhol iconic artwork. They are preparing to release products for iPhone, iPad and Macbook.

Wait for more information cause the full collection will be unveiled on April 2011.

Source : Slam X Hype

Common Projects - Spring/Summer Ankle Boot

An amazing pair from Common Projects for their Spring / Summer Collection. the Suede Ankle Boot. features a Suede upper and Rubber Sole. Retailed around ¥ 58,000. Available at The Corner.

Lacoste L!VE

Lacoste has introduced their newest collection, Lacoste L!VE. Lacoste L!VE is new state of mind, a new way to be in tune with toady's energy and vibes, An unexpected and cool combination of Lacoste original style and Street Art.

Lacoste L!VE collection is now available at most Lacoste store in Jakarta. For more info, go to Lacoste L!VE

Esre Denim is looking good

One of Darahkubiru forum member, Rivan Satria recently post his pair of Esre Denim as his ammo for Indigo x Darahubiru Denim Contest 2011. The pair looks amazing. To be honest, at first, i didn't think it was an Indonesian Product cause the flasher is so good.

Eventhough it is not visible here, but the details featured on the flasher includes : Selvedge Chambray Pocket bag, 5mm Leather Patch, Leather inserted on Hem, Hickory waistband and off course, Hidden Rivets, Alongside the beautiful 14oz Japanese Selvage Denim. Great job, props for the guys at Esre Denim.

Photos courtesy of Mr. Rivan S.

W_Music Series Vol. 2 : Endah N Rhesa

Previously brought Ras Muhammad on the first edition, the guys at W_Music is back with Indonesia's famous duo, Endah N Rhesa. This husband and wife couple are well known to captivate audiences with their lively and animated guitar and bass performances of their poppy songwriting.

The W_Music Series team experienced it first hand as the group performed a couple of songs for them; the two’s joyful charisma infectious right off the bat, and their instrument proficiency thoroughly impressed people. Watch the video below cause this is worth watching. salute to the guys at Whiteboard Journal for this awesome video!

W_Music Series vol.02: Endah N Rhesa from Whiteboard Journal on Vimeo.

Read more at Whiteboard Journal.

Hans Landa cracks me up

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Stussy Deluxe X Timberland - Spring 2011

Stussy Deluxe put a twist on Timberland's classic Hand Stitched Loafer by using premium nubuck upper and vibram sole. The shoe also features both Timberland and Stussy embossed logo. It says that the shoe will retail for £149 at End Clothing.

Pictures via End Clothing.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Vintage Cereals

Cereals and Cartoons used to be two most favourite thing in the morning. Hillary Buckholtz from Urlesque made a special tribute to the good old days of cereals called "54 Cereals We Loved and Lost". This is a tribute to the good times in 80s and early 90s when there's alot of interesting cereal and movie-themed edition cereal being released.

Here are some of the cereals, but for complete 54 vintage cereals, just go to URLesque

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Collabos : Clarks X Beauty & Youth

Japan's Beauty and Youth has recently teaming up with Clarks Originals. They created a touched up clarks' famous Desert Kahn. They added some carved holes on the toe are to make it look like brogue.

Source : Honeyee

Mary Ellen Matthews for SNL

Mary Ellen Matthews, a New York-based photographer. She’s been the official photographer of Saturday Night Live’s guest portraits since 1999. For more than a decade, Mary Ellen Matthews had been taking portraits of famous celebrities every week–from famous hollywood stars and music legends, to influencial political leaders.

See some of here photos below.

Emma Stone

Tom Hanks

Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Scarlett Johansson
Justin Timberlake

Target & NEA - READ Across America Campaign

Created from 25.000 classic Dr. Seuss books, this sculpture in front of the New York Public Library is part of Target and the National Education Association's Read Across America campaign.

Source : Paper Plane

Sebago : Shoe Boat

Known for their amazing boat shoes, Sebago recently shows their authentic docksides shoe boat. It is literally a Boat Shoe.

Source : Whatnot

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Interview with Agus Suwage

image courtesy of Artnivora

As one of the most important and influential figures in the Indonesian art world, Agus Suwage has extensively explored a range of artistic possibilities in his painting, sculpture and installation art. He has participated in 150 museum and gallery exhibitions around the world, including Asia Pacific Biennial in 1996, Singapore Biennial in 2006 and most recently, a retrospective at the Jogjakarta Art Museum in 2009, which was accompanied by a 670 page comprehensive monograph of his work, Still Crazy After All These Years, recently published in May 2010. As the year unfolds, this month Agus Suwage unveils his work in his first US solo exhibition at Tyler Rollins Fine Art Gallery in New York.

Our good friends at Whiteboard Journal did an interview with him, you should check it out here.

"My inspiration comes from multiple sources. In the beginning stages of my career, everything was very personal. All my explorations revolved around religion, sociopolitical themes and humanitarian work. I am very attached to my work. Nowadays, I derive inspiration from my deep, sincere thoughts and personal questions. It is like personal therapy where I try to expand and build upon what comes across my mind. It is a method I follow to get away, reanalyze and think things through."

"Technically speaking, I enjoy process because of its unexpected quality. However, this also becomes somewhat of a challenge because of its ambiguous nature. It may be a difficult process or time consuming. I will never know until I give it a try, but that never stopped me from experimenting."

Read the complete interview at Whiteboard Journal