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VANS x CLOT block party!

Sneakers, snacks, and sounds shook Causeway Bay last month as CLOT teamed up with VANS for the launch of the new Tribesmen Holiday collection. The two brands celebrated their collaboration with an event at JUICE in Causeway Bay that had all the trappings of a block party!

Billionaire Boys Club, Ice Cream boutique!

First of all, this isn’t the kind of ice cream that you eat! Ice Cream is a high fashion sneaker brand launched by Pharrell Williams (of the illustrious Neptunes,) along with Nigo of A Bathing Ape. Billionaire Boys Club is the street wear clothing collaboration between the two. I walked past On Lan Street last […]

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Mihara Yasuhiro sneaker / book launch at D-Mop!

Let me start off by saying that I love D-Mop’s events. For a little background info, D-Mop is a high-end retail chain with locations in several of Hong Kong’s top shopping centers. In addition they have two large flagship shops in Central and Causeway Bay – Hong Kong’s major shopping meccas – which are a […]

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New Balance – 574 Hungry Dragon

Monday night I was invited to check out the launch of the New Balance 574 Hungry Dragon shoe. The event was mostly for the media and was held at Dragon-i in Central. In addition to the shoes, there was also a limited edition denim line being touted which is a three way collaboration between New […]

Adidas Adicolor Party

In addition to high-end fashion shows, I also end up regularly attending street fashion events. Street fashion is big business. While a small percentage of the population can afford couture clothing, most people can afford a cool pair of sneakers. Friday night I checked out an event for the new Adidas Adicolor collection. The original […]

Graffiti artist SHE1 at DEKART

Sneaker company Royal Elastics put together an Asia tour for old-school London graffiti artist SHE1. The first stop on the tour was Hong Kong. The event featured live painting by SHE1, this time on three large panels of plexiglass. This concept was cool because it would allow the entire crowd to watch him as he […]

Nike ‘Joga Bonito’ event at DMOP

Last week Nike held an event to coincide with their new ‘Joga Bonito’ campaign. ‘Joga Bonito’ means ‘play beautiful’ in Portuguese, relating to Ronaldo, one of the top Brasilian soccer players. To kick-off the advertising blitz, Nike threw an event at the DMOP shop in Causeway Bay. (DMOP is one the high-end retail chains in […]

Nike Evolution of Air event

Friday night I headed over to an event commemorating the launch of the Nike Air series of shoes. The venue was a shop called EXIT by Double Park. The store is in a basement at the end of Granville Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. Granville Road where ths shop is located is one of the […]

“Sneaker Street” in Mongkok

There are dozens of sneaker shops lined up along Fa Yuen Street in Mongkok and more slightly off the side streets. I’ve taken D.J. Jazzy Jeff, Shortcut, and Andrea Parker among others here on visits. Everyone loves this place. One draw back – don’t expect them to have a wide range of sizes. If you […]