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Manny Pacquiao x Bloc28 Mad Mickey

Posted in Celebrity Endorsers, Design, Product Launches, Sports, Toys with tags , , , , , , , on July 22, 2010 by fonkee1

Per the Creative Minds at MINDStyle.com:

“In celebration of Team Pacquiao opening their new store in Robinson Mall, Manila Philippines on August 8, 2010. We are pleased to announce the pre-release at this years San Diego Comic Con. A limited amount of figures available each day. The figures come in a beautiful packaged gift box together in a Team Paquiao shopping bag. The figures include a collectors card for SDCC only, we have made sure that the collectible set comes with the matching card numbers. These highly collectible figures are only available in the USA, officially at SDCC or at Team Pacquiao Stores in the Philippines. Limited to 300 of each respective figure. The Philippines exclusives will be available for USD $250 for each respective figure with the pair available at MINDstyle’s Booth #4437 for USD $500.”

Crossing fingers for this weekend that spare Comic Con passes come my way!!!

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Skullcandy x Roc Nation Aviators Presents: Rita Ora [Video]

Posted in Music, Product Launches, Videos with tags , , , , on June 27, 2010 by timaestro2

Skullcandy has collaborated with RocNation to release the Aviators headphones. The beautiful Rita Ora signed to Jay-Z entertainment label and is not new to the scene. She was in Drake’s “Over” video and has worked with Craig David.  The headphones that Rita Ora wears are made up of high-quality materials,with a polished polycarbonate speaker housing.  As far as sound, its performance is superb with its 40mm full-range audio driver.  One can purchase these for $149.95 USD. Oh, yeah and follow Rita Ora via twitter.

Pierre Hardy 23 101 TRIM

Posted in Product Launches, Sneakers with tags , , , , , , on May 20, 2010 by timaestro2

This unique high top shoe is the canvas for contemporary art from Paris.  It looks like someone cut out pieces of abstract geometric shapes from a painting hanging in a art museum.

It’s all about presentation, when it comes to a nice pair of kicks.  The 23 101 TRIM by Pierre Hardy is the name for this style.   Altogether, there are 500 pairs available worldwide.  The  23 101 TRIM are a part of Pierre Hardy’s Men’s Summer 2010 Collection.  Retail is 523.00 USD.

SOURCE: Design | Envy’d

Nike Music Shoe [Video]

Posted in Product Launches, Sneakers, Videos with tags , , , , , , , on May 16, 2010 by timaestro2

Nike, the international sports brand has been known for creating incredible commercials. This commercials is for the NIKE FREE  running shoe campaign.In this video, the japanese group Hifana, put on a live performance using nike shoes as instruments.

The very rich artistic culture of Japan brings us a twisted flavor of hip hop breakbeats. The technology in this video is real and the sounds were installed in the flexible soles of each nike running shoe.  Checkout the speakers made out of nike shoe boxes!

STS Freestyle At Mel D. Cole’s Shoe Release Party

Posted in Events, Music, Product Launches, Sneakers, Videos with tags , , , , , , on April 27, 2010 by The Goodie Bag

STS goes off at Mel D. Cole’s release party with Etnies and LTD Mag.  Props to Tone for getting such raw footage.  Make sure to head over to Mel’s Blog on HighSnobiety to check out official pics from the event.

Pepsi x G-Shock x Zero Halliburton “Time Traveler Pack”

Posted in Accessories, Product Launches, Watches with tags , , , , , on March 9, 2010 by The Goodie Bag

Pepsi has collaborated with G-Shock and Zero Halliburton to create the “Time Traveler Pack,” a limited-edition run of G-Shock DW-6900 CC watches and Zero Halliburton polycarbonate rollers, gifted exclusively to creative impresarios—who travel the world in pursuit of dreams, and who always need to be on time. The watch is adorned with the new Pepsi logo and encased in an aluminum case, whereas the rollers are emblazoned with three statements of positivity: “Optimism,” “Joy,” and “Good.” This collaborative pack comes on the heels of Pepsi’s recent collaborations with Gourmet and Dee and Ricky, and was also facilitated by Team Epiphany in the spirit of Pepsi’s recently-launched “Refresh Project”. The initial delivery of this pack was seeded to a short list of artists, journalists, and musicians; a retail release for these goods will be announced in the short future.

SOURCE: HighSnobiety

Martin Jetpack Experience

Posted in Product Launches, Technology with tags , , , on March 2, 2010 by timaestro2

“As part of the development of the Martin Jetpack Experience business, planning to open for tourist jetpack flights in 2010, Martin Aircraft Company and Total Experience are now offering a limited number of packages where you can come and be one of the first people in the world to ever fly a jetpack.”

It’s the year 2010, you would think that people would be driving around in flying cars.