Introducing a stylized rendition of the iconic browline design, Electric releases a spin on one of it’s classic silhouettes. A wire rim lens topped by sharp details of the Knoxville frame offer an updated take on the popularized ‘Malcolm x’ shades. Italian made, the glasses are delivered in black gloss with Melanin infused lenses and optional lens polarization levels I, II or III. Electric’s Knoxville Union ($140 USD) is available at select stockists and online at electricvisual.com.
Debuting the brand’s latest comprehensive range for 2013, Nixon unveils the well-worn Gunsmith Collection, an assortment of select watches, wearables and accessories. Featuring clean-cut designs, rich leather construction and a classic rugged finish, the handcrafted line boasts earthy hues inspired by long days of log splitting, fly fishing and game skinning. Available at select retailers and online through the jump.
Touted by neighborhood locals and international influencers alike, Saturdays NYC has served as a coffee brewing hangout since opening in 2009. Now expanding on the brand’s celebrated identity, Saturdays has partnered with the acclaimed La Colombe Torrefaction to introduce it’s own signature blend. Fusing ingredients from Brazil, Ethiopia and El Salvador, the carefully selected flavors lend themselves to the full gamut of coffee processes, including drip, filter, espresso and French press. Saturdays’ medium dark roast blend ($13.50) is available online and direct at Saturdays’ SoHo and West Village locations.coffee
Recognized since 2008 for its trademark line of graphic adorned surfboards, SUPERbrand introduces it’s latest product release with the label’s first ever surf trunk delivery. Featuring three distinct styles, the range features a 19″ SUPERtimeless ($64 USD), 19″ SUPERskim and 21″ SUPERvapor ($68 USD) boardshort. Borrowing from the brands unique graphic affinité, SUPER’s 2013 flash collection taps bright patterns, wonky aesthetics and classic simplicity. Supporting releases include two new tees and dual colorway tanks. Available online at superbrand.com.Boardshorts, surf
From the collaborative minds of Sitka x CaseXX, the duo introduces a co-brand utility knife custom designed for backroad lifestyling. Inspired by the wandering day workers of America’s Great Depression, The Hobo Knife features essential tools of the trade with removable knife, spoon and fork (with built-in bottle opener) sections. Delivered in a compact 4″ release, the foldable cutlery boasts original Sitka ‘Hoboglyph’ engravings on both it’s solid oak handles and steel blade. The Hobo Knife collab ($120 CAD) is available at Sitka flagships and online after the jump.collaboration, knife
Adding to its roster of talented skateboarders, DC Shoes has announced Evan Smith as its newest pro. This news comes just one week after Element Skateboards surprised the crowd at Mr. Smalls Theater in Pittsburgh, PA with the unveiling of Evan Smith’s pro model graphic moments after debuting its video project “The Evan Smith Experience.” DC Shoes will be continuing The Evan Smith Experience with its unique color way of the Council S, a shoe design from which proceeds will go towards Evan’s music and art non-profit organization Creative Life Support (CLS). The Evan Smith Council S ($70 USD) is available direct through the jump.
Celebrating the release of Eric Koston’s second signature pro model, Nike SB debuts the final edit of both shoe and skater’s The Legend Grows commercial. Relating the silhouette’s technical features to Koston’s illustrious career into skateboard lore, the video follows the story of a kickflip backside tailslide to hurricane grind, as the narrative grows from one Nike athlete to the next. Featuring Tiger Woods, Kyrie Irving, Neymar Jr., Allyson Felix, Danny Kass, Sean Malto, Wieger Van Wageningen, Ishod Wair, Alex Olson, Neckface, Giovanni Reda and Jake Phelps. Stay tuned for the Nike SB Eric Koston 2 dropping 4/1, more on the legend and his 20 years of skateboarding at here.Eric Koston
Announcing it’s latest unisex release, Electric debuts the 60′s inspired, cat-eye framed Rip Rock silhouette. Featuring timeless neo-vintage aesthetics, retro hinge construction and thin arm design, the Italian-made shades drop in a single Black Gloss and Melanin Grey colorway. The Rip Rock ($110 USD) is available through Electric stockists worldwide and online at electricvisual.com.
Pushing the company’s flagship silhouette, Dusters California introduces it’s latest Ace Cruiser design with the release of the vintage inspired Retro for 2013. Giving nod to the golden age of 1970′s era skateboarding, the complete features flat deck construction – using natural wood and bamboo inlays – matching urethane wheels, stainless steel trucks and invisible grip. The Ace Cruiser Retro ($99 USD) is available at select retailers worldwide and online through the jump.Dusters, Dusters California, retro, skateboarding, skateboards
Debuting it’s latest coordinated accessory release, Nixon introduces The Desert Sand Collection for Spring 2013. Taking a step back from the brand’s usual beach inspired lines, the latest range pulls from a spectrum of dusty colors found throughout California’s picturesque desert country. Featuring a tote, wallet, belt, varsity style jacket and three watches, the collection combines supple suedes, warm brand-centric accents and masculine silhouettes. Available at brand retailers worldwide and online here.