Number 288 Fall 2014 Sneaker Collection

New York-based studio Number 288 introduces its debut collection of contemporary sneakers for Fall 2014. Designed in New York and produced in Portugal, styles in the collection range from casual sneakers with unexpected detailing, to classic high tops, runners, and casual slip-ons. The debut collection will serve as the framework for a continuous core collection, varying in color, fabric and detail seasonally. Each style is crafted using the finest Italian and Portuguese leather and suede, with the unassuming “II VIII VIII” logo stitched into the heel. The Number 288 Fall 2014 collection is priced from $390-500 USD and is now available at the brand’s online shop.

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Photography: Striking swimming pools with wonderful stories to tell by Marieke van der Velden


Anyone who knows me well knows that swimming pools are my favourite places to hang out, but that I don’t actually like being in the water, but rather I like looking at the pools. Joan Didion writes that swimming pools are “infinitely soothing to the eye,” and these striking set of images by photojournalist Marieke van der Velden definitely confirm Didion’s statement. It’s a photography series that is continually growing, a kind of visual travel diary of Marieke’s, who takes photographs of all the interesting pools that she visits whilst on assignments that take her all around the world.

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Can’t Get A Word In Edgewise? Let This Inflatable Suit Help

Why use a “talking stick” when you could wear a giant, billowing white suit?

Group communication isn’t always easy. People talk over one other, or don’t notice that the shy person has been waiting forever to say something. Expanded Discourse, a project by Zoe Padgett and Gerardo Guerrero, uses inflatable clothing to mediate conversations during office meetings, counseling, or tense discussions.

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Black Scale VV Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook

Los Angeles-based streetwear stalwart Black Scale have released a brand new lookbook featuring the offerings from their Spring/Summer 2014 womenswear collection. Shot in the brand’s hometown, Black Scale have stuck to what they do best. The collection has been defined as womenswear by the inclusion of printed leggings, which are also embellished with similar logos. Elsewhere the collection sees cropped vests, sleeveless hoodies, and a shorts and sweatshirt set which is emblazoned with a design very strongly inspired by the iconic dollar note design. Keep an eye on the Black Scale online store where you can pick up some of the items now and some in the coming weeks.

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Reebok Classic x Stash Red Camo Collection

Grandmaster of the New York Graffiti scene, Stash, has teamed up with Reebok Classic on the latest pack of Pump family sneakers. Across the Pump AXT, Pump Omni Lite, Court Victory Pump, Pump Running Dual and Insta Pump Fury silhouettes, Stash’s rough-edged crimson/grey camo contrasts red laces and black detailing to create five pairs of seriously attention-grabbing footwear. All are available to cop freely over at atmos.

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