Category Archives: PHOTOGRAPHY
GQ Article -
It’s all black everything for the combat-ready set. Dynamic duo Pharrell Williams and Mark McNairy are at it again, bringing their collaborative super powers to a new lineup of goods simply called BBC Black.
The Porsche 356 is one of the most memorable pre-911 cars from the marque, it’s the car that was tweaked for American tastes by North American importer Max Hoffman – a man who convinced Ferry Porsche that the 356 needed a name as Americans wouldn’t by a car with a number. The “Speedster” was the result, other changes to the 356 include a reworked body, interior and instrumentation to bring the base cost of the car down to a point where it could compete with the likes of Jaguar and Austin-Healey.
As a result of these cost cutting measures, price tag on the 356 Speedster went from $4,284 USD to just $2,995 USD, suddenly making it an accessible sports car for a much larger percentage of the population. This car is one of those early originals, the “Pre-A” designation is for 356s that were built before the “A” model revision came into place in late-1955. The “A” cars had larger 1600cc engines and a slew of other modifications but many true marque enthusiasts prefer the simpler, Max Hoffman originals.
This 1955 Pre-A is fitted with a period correct 70 bhp, 1500cc, SOHC, air-cooled flat four-cylinder engine with two Solex 40 carburettors. It also has the factory spec four-speed manual transaxle, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes fitted. The engine isn’t the original, it’s a slightly upgraded sports variant that produces an additional 15hp at the rear wheels – this means that it won’t fetch quite the same price at auction as a number matching example, making it a solid opportunity for investment.
The Nike x J.Crew Pre-Montreal Racer is a great example of fusing a 1970s-look with the lastest technical materials and design.
Lamborghini concludes their celebration of their 50th anniversary by throwing themselves a bit of a wild party, coming in the form of this Egoista Concept. In addition to chiseled carbon-fiber bodywork, the Egoista is a one-seater, which is the perfect demonstration of the translation of its name from Italian: selfish. From within, power comes from a 5.2-liter V10 producing just over 600 hp, easily propelling this lightweight and sharp vehicle down the track.
Nike Golf has officially unveiled Tiger Woods‘ latest signature golf shoe, the TW’14. The shoe is an evolution of last year’s model and keeps in with the Nike’s Free concept. Nike Golf will also provide NIKEiD users the chance to customize their very own TW’14 on June 7. The TW’14 will release on June 7 in its Black/Reflective Silver-Varsity Red colorway.
Daft Punk‘s highly anticipated ‘Random Access Memories’ is currently available for streaming now via iTunes.
Hypebeast Interview -
Ronnie Fieg is a native New Yorker, but calls Miami Beach his ‘second home’. As the creative force and founder behind Kith NYC, Fieg sought to combine his passion of sports, streetwear, and ultimately, two cities. Cue the “East Coast Project,” the latest endeavor from Kith that collaborates with select brands — Play Cloths, Herschel, Just Don, and Tina Catherine, to name a few — to celebrate the heritage of both Miami and New York. Hypebeast sat down with Fieg to elaborate on his thought process behind the project, which admittedly, reveals much to admire. From favorite sports teams to the scheduling of the release, no influence for the East Coast Project goes untouched. Enjoy the video above. Check the collection now over at Kith NYC.
Debian Blak: Hawks & Spies feat. Neo Joshua (Real Remix)