PurpleCuffs would like to thank all of our loyal readers for their continued support in 2009. We’d also like to wish everyone a safe and pleasant Holiday with best wishes heading into 2010. This past year was packed with news from the world of fashion, art, and design and 2010 will be even more impactful as celebrate our 1st yr Anniversary. Stay tuned.
Dubbed High Voltage, ARMED’s upcoming collection for Spring/Summer 2010 further emphasizes the title, armed with a selection of looks capturing an intense design spirit. Mostly punk influenced, the line carries a wealth of old school styles, including leather rocker jackets, distressed denim, and even a lineup of product alongside Thrasher Magazine. Definitely an interesting array of apparel from the Japanese brand.
Dubbed as the bible to the world of streetwear, All Gone returns with its 2009 edition. Featured will be the best that 2009 had to offer from some of the more renowned labels, designers, and companies in the world.Michael from La MJC offers us a preview of two versions, one more limited than the other. Stay tuned as the book is set to launch in early 2010.
The opening sequence featuring the Chanel motorcycle sets the tone for this short film by Karl Lagerfeld. An interesting example of aspirational branding. Enjoy.
San Francisco meets Amsterdam as HUF teams up with PATTA an exclusive Capsule Collection which includes snapbacks, t-shirts and longsleeve shirts. The t-shirts and snapbacks come in two colorways while the longsleeve shirt comes in heather grey. The HUF x PATTA Capsule Collection will release on December 31st and will only be available at PATTA and HUF flagship stores.
812 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
410 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 142
1012 SH Amsterdam
Following up on yesterday’s Nike Sportswear Dunk Hi Supreme Preview on hypebeast, we get a peek into another silhouette for Spring 2010 from Nike Sportswear. Using the classic Dunk Hi, NSW works up a multi-color gingham design throughout the uppers with an added bonus in the Zoom Air cushioning unit. Look for these in early Spring 2010.
The ‘09 Rap Up — Check, Yo Yo
I’m Bout To Put This Thing Again, ‘09 Is Outta Here
20-10 Is In The Building, Time For A New Year (YURP!)
Your Boy Skillz Back On His Grind, Let’s Run It Back And Re-Cap 2009
DC Starts Off The Conversation, Cuz We Was In Yo’ Town For The Inauguration
We Froze Our Asses Off, It Wasn’t Just Me — That Was A Small Price To Pay To See History
Biggie’s Movie Came Out And Got Shine, Ne-Yo And Jim Jones Got Scrappin’ Up In Loui Voutton
TV’s Went Digital, The Government’s Lame; Y’all Bought Them Boxes? To Me The Shit Still Looks The Same
And I Don’t Care About The Fate, Of John & Kate — You Feel Sorry For Anybody It Should Be The Plus 8
Having 7 Siblings Can’t Be Calm, But I’ll Take 20 Of Them Before I Take One Octo-Mom
50 & Rick Ross, That’s A New Level Of Beefin’. Lebron Got Dunked On And He Ain’t Want Us To See It
The News Of Chris & Rihanna Broke In The Streets. T-Pain Got On The Golf Cart And Broke Some Teeth
Tiny & Toya Got A Show? Thats Crazy. Tiny, You Gon’ Get A Second Season? (Yeaa Baby!)
Run DMC They Got Their Own Street, And Jojo Got Caught Trying To Spark That Leaf
Man The Game Is Bananas — For Playing Hip-Hop, Me And Jazzy Jeff Got Kicked Out Of Kansas
Rick Ross’ Shades Was Phony & Fake, And To Re-Newcomer By The Name Of Drake
The latest from UBIQ’s sneaker releases are three new colorways in the Fatima model, all of which are part of the brand’s Polka Dot Pack. Included are black, cool grey, and brown options, each boasting a white polka dot print throughout the uppers, complimented with white laces and midsoles. Look for these to drop soon at select UBIQ retailers.
Following a tradition celebrated by a majority of the NBA’s star athletes, Dwayne Wade was spotted rocking a new colorway in the Air Jordan 1 Alpha for Christmas, an updated design of the brand’s timeless Air Jordan 1. The sneakers feature a familiar look with added technologies, including a Phylon midsole, Zoom Air unit and padded ankle lining. Celebrating the sneaker’s 25th Anniversary, look for this colorway along with various others to begin dropping in early 2010.