A Closer Look at the Premier x Saucony Freedom Runner “Stormlight”

John and the team over at Saucony were kind enough to send me their latest collaboration with Michigan-based boutique Premier. Interestingly enough, I used to buy Nike SBs from Premier pretty frequently and I quickly became a fan of the shop because of their customer service. Aside from shipping being cheap and fast - to [...]

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Staying True to Myself with the Aleali May Jordan 1 Satin Shadow

Tomboy noun /ˈtɑmˌbɔɪ/ - a girl who dresses and acts like a boy, esp. in playing physical games that boys usually play I wasn't keen on that word growing up. I was the only girl in my group of friends that dressed in baggy guy's clothing. It was just more appealing to me. My favorite [...]

My First Thoughts on the adidas UltraBOOST X All Terrain

Living in LA has many perks, one of which is having an array of activities to choose from to stay fit and healthy. My preference is hiking because you're able to get away from the hustle and bustle of life and take in Mother Nature all while exercising and getting in that cardio workout. I've [...]

Turntable-Inspired Saucony Grid 9000

Two years ago, Saucony linked up with 10 top sneaker influencers who rose to notoriety via social media, and offered each tastemaker a once-in-a-lifetime (shouts to Craig David) opportunity to design their own sneaker collaboration with the Massachusetts-based brand. The creative partnership dubbed the "Originators Only Collection" ultimately came full circle this year in 2017. [...]

Coral Bleaching Inspires Latest adidas Ultra Boost

adidas and Parley* raise awareness for the global coral bleaching crisis by using it as inspiration for their latest Ultra Boost collaboration. Coral bleaching occurs when algae inside the coral gets expelled, stripping it of its natural color and leaving it completely white, as well as susceptible to disease and death. Out of sight, out [...]

Maldives-inspired Ultra Boost With a Purpose

I linked up with Finish Line's Content Manager and Creative Strategist Brandon Edler to get an early look at the second installment of the Parley adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged. Roughly, 11 plastic bottles were used to make each pair, applying yarn - on the upper - created from reclaimed and recycled ocean waste. More than just a story, [...]

Visiting the Museum of Ice Cream in LA!

Ice Cream: a sweetened frozen food typically eaten as a snack or dessert (or sometimes dinner) The Museum of Ice Cream, a pop-up exhibition, opened its doors in LA last month and I was lucky enough to check out the interactive space last night. Exhibits consisted of playful ice cream-themed rooms, with many serving edible samples. All of the rooms [...]

Finally, Jordan Brand Brought Out Quality Leather for GS Air Jordan 1 Royals

It happened. Jordan Brand answered our prayers and used quality leather on GS Royal 1s. We've been asking for better materials on our Jordans for years and now that it's a reality, I'm thankful...we're (GS fam) thankful. At first sight, you immediately notice the tumble on the royal-colored leather...something we're not accustomed to seeing on a pair of Js. You've [...]