Pharrell revisits an old acquittance in Domeau & Pérès to produce a new upcoming bike. The aptly titled “Velo” is made of 4130 chrome moly seamless airplane grade steel and over 100 man hours invested in upholstering the bike in water buffalo leather. The hand-stitched bike will be available in various colors with only one bike per color. Available now at the Gagosian Store with a price tag of €20,000.00 (approx. $27,250 USD).
Levi’s look to several bike experts to help them create a fixed gear bike inspired by the brand’s very own denim detailing. Three different parties were involved in the building act including Unik bike, Belgium’s master in vintage restorations, Fixerati, a Brussels-based shop specialized rare bike parts, and Brother Cycles, a London based entity known for their frames. Aside from a traditional approach to the hardware, other design elements include denim stitching, the use of arcuates, a denim saddle and a denim handlebar. The bike will be given away as part of a recently launched Facebook “Share and Win” game for Levi’s Europe participants.
Nixon introduces “The Trader,” another addition the watchmaker’s roster of watches for Spring 2011. The new chronograph timepiece comes in stainless steel with a titanium finish. Details include Swiss quartz movement, scratch-resistant glass, steel construction and a titanium case and bracelet. Three different colorways are now available through select Nixon retailers, including the one seen above
Train like the greatest of all time with the Everlast Muhammad Ali Collection ($8-$110). This new signature range — literally, every product features a facsimile of Ali’s autograph — includes everything from cotton handwraps to full-size heavy bags, all manufactured to standards worthy of their namesake, and most including a hidden “Aliism” somewhere on the inside.
So I don’t know how many of you actually follow basketball or anything of that nature, but if you saw the games on christmas you probably witnessed some interesting yet ugly shoe apperal being worn at the laker game.
Besides the lakers playing a horrible game, give your boy lebron james the credit he deserves for 1 getting the win on christmas and 2. having the most normal looking shoe on the court that day. Nike Basketball hits us with a look into their signature lineup for 2010′s Christmas Day footwear collection, featuring new renditions of the Lebron VIII, Kobe VI and KD III. With the NBA’s traditional Christmas Day games now an annual showcase of exclusive footwear choices, this trio will certainly be amongst the most coveted. Offered below is further insight behind each colorway as well as specific release dates for this month.
Who says you need snow to go sledding? Now you can sled down the hillside anytime with theYear ‘Round Sled ($90). This traditionally-shaped polyethylene sled features two removable plastic ice molds that, after being filled and frozen, attach to the bottom and allow for wintertime hijinx even in the heat of summer. In the winter, simply remove the molds and sled the traditional way: on snow, while freezing. Be warned: there’s a weight limit of 200 lbs., so our larger readers might want to steer clear, or else purchase one for each cheek.
Check out the new Kobe Bryant “Call of Duty” commercial for the upcoming “Black Ops” sequel to the popular war game. Beef sports a big gun and causes some mayhem, along with other celebrities such as Jimmy Kimmel, although if you’re looking only for Beef he doesn’t appear until about halfway in. Naturally he’s sporting a Nike shirt. The “Call of Duty: Black Ops” release date is tomorrow, November 9th, although I think a lot of spots are opening at midnight to make moves.