What is a Hypebeast?

What is a Hypebeast?
Ever heard of a hype-man? If you know your hip-hop and have attended or even watched rap concert videos, you would have often seen a back-up rapper/singer with a mic that supports the primary singer/rapper by interacting with the audience. Designated to do ad-libs and introductions on a studio record, on a live show he...

What is GORE-TEX?

What is GORE-TEX?
GORE-TEX is an amazing breathable, waterproof textile found in¬†clothing involving hiking, mountaineering, etc. making it a high-performance material. We as consumers have seen Nylon in several avatars, the highlight being it doesn’t let Ultraviolet rays pass through. But then, nylon does not let water vapor pass through it either. This means nylon waterproof clothing traps...

What is Patent Leather?

What is Patent Leather?
A process that was called “Japanning” and meant high lacquering of leather to give it a glossy, shiny finish can be called the birthplace of the concept of patent leather. So is it some kind of leather? No, it’s a finish just like Suede. You would dip leather in a resinous varnish and then polish...

History of Air Jordan 6

History of Air Jordan 6
Michael Jordan had a unique problem with all the Jordans so far – putting his shoes on! In order to slip into the shoe without wrestling it, Tinker Hatfield once again used his design ingenuity. Apart from creating a reinforced toe on MJ’s new shoe, Tinker created a tongue made out of rubber with two...

Sneakerhead in Focus: Scott “punklance” Green

Sneakerhead in Focus: Scott “punklance” Green
Our journey had already taken us to the big apple and it was imperative for us to hit the West Coast in our hunger for sneakerhead storylines. Hair Stylist, Sneakerhead, Collector and active TeamNB member Scott “Punklance” Green tells us all about how it began for him, why he loves the Reebok pumps and what...
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