Author: Bijan Nasseri

adidas UltraBOOST Uncaged ‘Black’ & ‘Grey’

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adidas embraces the future of running with the introduction of UltraBOOST Uncaged, a shoe inspired by fans and perfected by the innovation experts of adidas Running. Featuring a new adidas Primeknit upper, an internal support system and unique tiered lacing system, UltraBOOST Uncaged is engineered for maximum performance. Alongside its new innovations, UltraBOOST Uncaged also maintains its signature UltraBOOST features. A supportive heel counter showcases the iconic embossed UltraBOOST name and keeps the foot locked in place for additional stability; a full length BOOST midsole provides industry leading Energy Return and a Stretchweb Continental Rubber™ outsole flexes naturally for superior traction with every step. Look for both new colorways of the UltraBOOST Uncaged to release Wednesday, June 29th.

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Adidas, Sneakers, UltraBOOST

Y-3 Qasa High ‘Vista Grey’

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adidas Y-3 line returns with their next Qasa High, sticking to a clean monochromatic look. The sneaker with a cult following maintains its rep with this renditions clean ‘Vista Grey’ upper comprised of premium materials. The latest from Y-3 can now be picked up in-store at our Moreland Ave. location.

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Adidas, Qasa High, Sneakers, y-3

Coming Soon: Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Gym Red’

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The latest Air Jordan 12 Retro returns in a color way reminiscent of His Airness’ Chicago based team. The gym red upper is complimented with red laces and red lace eyelets while white takes over the midsole. Black accents in the inner, back heel, and outsole help complete the colors of the team His Airness’ helped win six championship titles. Look for the Jumpman’s latest to release this Saturday, July 2nd.

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Air Jordan, Jordan 12, Sneakers

adidas Y-3 Noci 0003

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The Noci is based on a concept for a rugged space hiker, imagining what would be needed for space exploration on foot. Upper is constructed of breathable air meshes, combined with soft leathers. Upper support and foot protection is given through moulded TPU welds in the heel and toe area. Allowing for multiple closure options, the boot can be regularly laced or worn loose fitted with a minimal lacing and zip fastening. The outsole is a futuristic take on adidas feet you can wear technology from the early 1990’s. The Y-3 Noci 0003 releases Sunday, June 26th.

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Adidas, Noci 0003, Sneakers, y-3

Introducing Carrots Spring/Summer 2016 Collection

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Hailing from Trenton, New Jersey, Anwar “Carrots” Washington in 2007 founded Peas & Carrots International, an emerging streetwear brand and creative collective. Known for his dynamic approach to aesthetic both in personal style and creative output Anwar has become an entrepreneurial leader of the next generation of Los Angeles creatives and fashion icons of street culture and music. Always evolving, Anwar started an Eponymous menswear label, “Carrots by Anwar”. Pieces from the labels Spring/Summer 2016 Collection can now be picked up in-store and online.

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Apparel, Carrots, SS16

Coming Soon: YEEZY Season 2 Crepe Boot

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Following up on the release of the Yeezy Boost 750, Kanye returns with another tall boot, perfect for all the fashionista’s out there. Similar to his first 950 boot, the shoe is tall, and can be worn in a variety of ways. For this go-around, the boot is wrapped in premium suede and fully lined with leather. The boot also features a full crepe platform-like sole. The Yeezy Season 2 Crepe Boot will be released in-store this Thursday, June 23rd.

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Crepe Boot, Season 2, Yeezy

Pharrell x BBC x adidas Originals ‘Palm Tree’ Collection

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Pharrell Williams returns in collaboration with adidas Originals and his own Billionaire Boys Club to create a range of apparel and footwear that would fall right at home in a tropical climate. Outfitted in a bright palm tree print, the collection comes complete with a tee and shorts to match, as well as a pair of Stan Smiths. The iconic Stan Smith receives a bright green color treatment with an off-white midsole, while the other comes dressed in bright red with a red midsole to match. Don’t sleep when the entire collection drops this Saturday, June 25th.

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Adidas, Apparel, bbc, Pharrell, Sneakers

Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘University Grey’

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It’s been nearly two decades since the Air Jordan 12 was first introduced. Recognized as the first Air Jordan with Zoom Air cushioning, the icon was quickly heralded for its innovation and the luxury it brought to the hardwood. Sporting a new colorway celebrating MJ’s school days, the elevated innovator now returns in true fashion. The grey and white upper coupled with various blue accents embody His Airness’ North Carolina college origins. The latest Air Jordan 12 will be available this Saturday, June 25th.

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Air Jordan, Jordan 12, Sneakers

Nike Air Foamposite One ‘Optic Yellow’

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When the Air Foamposite One first released in 1997, it forever changed footwear. The rugged design was as durable as it gets, quickly being adopted by more than just hoopers. Now as iconic as it has ever been, the Air Foamposite One is back in a traditionally color-blocked optic yellow and black color scheme. The latest Foamposite from Nike will be available Friday, June 24th.

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Foamposite, Nike, Sneakers

Coming Soon: Air Jordan 8 Retro ‘Championship’ Pack

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The 1993 Air Jordan VIII was introduced as MJ was on his way to a third consecutive title. Wearing the cross-strapped design, he eventually captured the trophy yet again. Three trophies later and over two decades since, the iconic Air Jordan VIII returns in celebratory fashion. Luxurious leather structures the design, and comes coupled with golden accents as a nod to MJ’s third career championship trophy. The finger prints throughout the gold symbolize the moment of His Airness’ teammates passing around the Larry O’Brien trophy in celebration. Hidden under the cross-straps, lies a triumphant message: ‘WORLD CHAMPIONS’ and ‘AGAIN AND AGAIN’. For the other, the sneaker comes dressed in all black leather, with confetti detailing along the side. The Air Jordan 8 Retro ‘Championship Trophy’ Pack will be available this Saturday, June 25th.

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Air Jordan, Championship Trophy, jordan 8, Sneakers

Nike Roshe Cortez ‘Black/White’ & ‘White/Varsity’

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The Nike Roshe Cortez Men’s Shoe combines the cushioning of the Nike Roshe with the iconic lines of the original Nike Cortez running shoe for a new take on two favorites. A premium suede upper delivers durability while a flexible midsole promotes natural motion. The latest offerings in the silhouette feature the iconic ‘Forrest Gump’ colorway, made up of blue, varsity red, and white, as well as a clean black and white rendition. Both of these can now be picked up in-store or by phone order.

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cortez, Nike, Roshe, Sneakers

Trapstar London x PUMA ‘White Noise’ Capsule Collection

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PUMA and Trapstar have reworked the classic PUMA Disc. The Disc x Trapstar White Noise features the Trapstar signature ‘white noise’ graphic design all over the PUMA silhouette making this iteration an ultimate key look ahead of the of the main collection. In the same ‘white noise’ print, another piece being released is the Trapstar Leadcat. The PUMA football-inspired slide is a trend led style this year, now elevated as a street wear must have, with the addition of the Trapstar print.

The PUMA x Trapstar Football kit is a complete clash of inspiration, merging functional sportswear with underground inspired notes. It is produced in the same soft engineered jacquard with rich dry-cell technology as any other football tee, replacing the logo’s with Trapstar emblems. The ‘white noise’ print is featured in inserts, linking in with the footwear to bring the three pieces together as a strong capsule range that gives us a taste of what is to come from PUMA x Trapstar. The full collection can now be picked up online and in-store at our Moreland Ave. location.

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Apparel, Puma, Sneakers, Trapstar London

NEIGHBORHOOD/Porter x Medicom 1000% Bearbrick

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Fill out your living area or bedroom with one of these supersized Bearbrick figures from Japanese toy manufacturer Medicom. For this set of Bearbricks, Medicom links with two Japanese streetwear brands in Porter and NEIGHBORHOOD to create a unique take on their popular Bearbrick figurines. This isn’t the first time that Medicom has linked up with NEIGHBORHOOD, as 4 years ago they released a Bearbrick identical to this one, but in a smaller, more compact form. Get yours today in-store at our Moreland Ave. location.

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Bearbrick, Medicom, Neighborhood, Porter

Coming Soon: Air Jordan Retro 10 ‘Charlotte’

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At the time of the Air Jordan 10’s initial release, the man behind the Jumpman retired from basketball to compete on the diamond. When you flip the shoe over – the sole gives nod to some of His Airness’ most memorable achievements on the court. In 1995, Jordan Brand took the story-telling concept a step further with the ‘City Series’ Pack. Decades later, the city inspired pack continues with the Air Jordan 10 Retro ‘Charlotte’. The white, blue and purple throughout the shoe was borrowed from Charlotte’s basketball team while the stitched ‘Cha’ is yet another shout to the city. The sole reveals a white Jumpman over on the Charlotte’s team colors that captures His Airness’ achievements from 85 to beyond. Look for the Air Jordan Retro 10 ‘Charlotte’ to drop this Saturday, June 18th.

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Air Jordan, Charlotte, Jordan 10, Sneakers

Rihanna x PUMA Fenty Trainer ‘Quarry Grey’

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The trainer is Rihanna’s take on a traditional work out sneaker with a fashion-forward and futuristic flair. This fearless, badass sneaker features exaggerated proportions, massive sex appeal, and performance features. Its upper is constructed from Ariaprene for a secure yet breathable fit. Its high, supportive tongue and TPU Kurim cage are equipped with a fully reflective underlay. Lastly, the flexible design has a full length flex groove, additional heel thickness, and solid rubber outsole pods to support fast and dynamic multi-directional movement. The latest grey rendition of the Trainer releases this Wednesday, June 15th, in both men’s and women’s sizes.

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Fenty Trainer, Puma, Rihanna, Sneakers

Introducing NID de GUEPES Summer 2016 Capsule

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NID de Guepes, a Parisian clothing label founded in 2013, is a creative studio who designs and creates contemporary handmade menswear. The label focuses on simplicity and minimalism style mixed with high end sensibilities, using fine fabrics and creating the perfect fit. NDG celebrates youth and elegance through simple and functional clothing. All products are handmade in France with the best fabrics sourced from France, Italy, Japan, and more. Pieces from their Spring/Summer 2016 Collection now now be picked up online and in-store at our Moreland Ave. location.

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Apparel, NID de GUEPES, SS16

Wish x High Museum: ‘The Rise of Sneaker Culture’ VIP Event

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Wish played host to athletes and sneakerheads alike on Friday night, as we hosted a special VIP event for the opening of The Rise of Sneaker Culture at the High Museum. Guests were given access to the exhibit to check out over 155 sneakers from the archives of Adidas, Converse, Nike and of course, Jordan. A real sneakerhead’s delight as they can walk thru the collections, read the history, and see the shoes evolve from 1800s until present day. The exhibit runs from now until August 14. Make it a must to check it out!

Check out our album from our event. Stay tuned for a video coming soon.

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Events, high museum, The Rise of Sneaker Culture, Wish

Nike Summer 2016 New Arrivals

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Nike is back with mens and womens sportswear perfect for the Summer months. Sticking to a relatively colorless palette, the sportswear giant delivers everything from tees to rompers. Come by our Moreland Ave. location and check out the latest arrivals from Nike.

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Apparel, Nike, Nike Women

Coming Soon: ASICS Gel-Sight ‘Whisper Pink’

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Inspired by the most tranquil moments in life, ASICS delivers a sneaker guaranteed to turn heads. Wrapped in a combination of premium suede and leather, they utilize the classic Gel-Sight sneaker for this unique take on the silhouette. Hints of Whisper Pink pair beautifully with off-white, beige, and khaki. Get right for the summer with the ASICS Gel-Sight ‘Whisper Pink’, available Saturday, June 11th.

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Asics, Gel-Sight, Sneakers

Coming Soon: The Quiet Life x Saucony Shadow 5000 ‘The Quiet Shadow’

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For Los Angeles label The Quiet Life, they have been making noise for a few years now creating pieces with beautiful and unique prints. Now taking what they’ve become known for, they are applying it to their first sneaker, teaming with Saucony for the collaboration. Utilizing the Shadow 5000 silhouette for their canvas, the sneaker features an original artwork from the label entitled ‘Cosmos’. Featured in past collections, the print makes its return for this special project. Nylon and nubuck join forces to complete the upper for this one, while leather lines the inside. Subtle branding is visible on the heel of each sneaker reading ‘Quiet Life’. Be sure to pick up this special collaboration when it arrives Saturday, June 11th.

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Quiet Life, Saucony, Shadow 5000, Sneakers

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