Coming Soon: Vault by Vans x Wish “Fine Wine & Olives”

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We’re excited to announce our latest project, a collaboration with none other than Vault by Vans and its iconic silhouettes Sk8-Hi Reissue LX and Classic Slip-on LX. Dubbed “Fine Wine and Olives”, we played with the juxtaposition of ‘luxury meets the Atlanta streets’. Crafted in premium leather, the Sk8-Hi is outfitted in a tonal Rio Red and the Classic Slip-on in Dark Olive notes accents of terry cloth and corduroy lining. To top it off, a cross-stitch detail compliments an embossed picture of our notable “S Man” logo on the heel of both styles.

The Sk8-Hi LX ‘Rio Red’ will retail for $120, while the $85 Classic Slip-On LX ‘Dark Olive’ will finalize the pack. Available in-store at noon and online at 3 PM EST.

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Wish & Peach Castle Presents: #WishBoomin Event Recap

Prior to opening up for Chance the Rapper on the Atlanta leg of his Family Matters Tour, superproducer Metro Boomin stopped by Wish ATL for his first official meet and greet, signing tees and meeting fans. Sounds for the event were provided by Toronto’s own DJ Osho, while fans got to kick back and vibe. Just for the event, Wish ATL x Peach Castle teamed up to release an exclusive set of “Wish Boomin'” tees for Metro to sign. This meet and greet comes on the heel of Metro’s flock of success and is sure to be the first of many come.

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Wish x Matt Senna Presents: “Higher Learning: Study 001” Exhibition Recap

Last weekend we teamed up with Los Angeles based conceptual artist Matthew Senna, known for his Air Jordan sculptures for a one night only event showcasing his first ever gold Air Jordan 1. His work conveys the cultural importance imbued within everyday objects, as well as their ability to symbolize a striving for greatness. With a sold-out RSVP list and a line out the door, the guest who arrived early were given a chance to purchase  85 Wish x Matt Senna Gold Logo T-shirt made for the event. Special thanks for our sponsors Dos Equis and Ciroc for the complimentary drinks throughout the night.

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Wish x Matt Senna Presents: “Higher Learning: Study 001” Exhibition

It is with pleasure to announce our latest collaboration with Los Angeles based conceptual artist and designer, Matthew Senna. Curated with fashion influencer Renaldo Nehemiah, we have joined forces to present the latest installment of the Higher Learning series titled, “Study 001”. This exhibit showcases the work of Matthew surrounding the foundation of the Air Jordan 1 and other selected Retros. Save the date, May 1st from 7-9 PM and click on the link bellow to RSVP to enter.

Click HERE to RSVP the Wish x Matt Senna Presents: “Higher Learning: Study 001” Event

Wish Atlanta Presents: A Day with Jeff Staple & Vince Staples

We are happy to announce that tomorrow we will be hosting a special event with streetwear heavy-hitter Jeff Staple and Long Beach’s own Vince Staples here at Wish. The first 15 people to arrive will be able to experience the 1-2-1 interview followed by a general public meet and greet with Jeff Staple and Vince Staples. Don’t miss out!

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Travis Scott In Store Pop Up Shop

It was a packed house as people from all around Atlanta piled into Wish for their chance to get to meet the one and only Travis Scott. Fans had a lot to take in as La Flame enthusiastically posed for pictures, signed sneakers, shirts, faces, and paused to dance to any song that he liked. Customers also had the chance to purchase exclusive Travis Scott merch from his store which made a stop in town last night at the Masquerade. Take a look at some images from the in-store that sums up the event.

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Wish Open House

Been looking for an opportunity to get on board at Wish? We’re looking for a few key people to join our team. Come up to the shop this Saturday between 11:00AM-12:00PM for our open house and drop off a resume. We’d like to meet you in person so please no phone calls, only in-person resumes will be accepted.

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Wish x Joyrich “Rich Five Points” Collection Release Event Recap

As a proud member of the Little Five Points Community, we are always looking for ways to support our neighborhood. For this reason, we collaborated with the Los Angeles based Joyrich to produce a capsule that shines light on Little Five Points and Atlanta. Dubbed the “Rich Five Points” capsule, this collection does a great job of encapsulating the essence of both brands while baring the branding of each. Just for the release, Joyrich came all the way out from the West Coast to help us put on a pop-up shop in honor of the release. A good time to view and shop the capsule, the in-store release event that took place during the day was followed by a celebratory party at Club Halo at night. Take a look at images from yesterday’s release events below: 

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A Night With Jordan Brand Recap Photos

Our “A Night With Jordan Brand” event with Senior Global Design Director Jason Mayden and Director of Energy Footwear Gemo Wong that took place this past Friday night was not only a special night for us here at Wish, but also the city of Atlanta, and all of our supporters. Attendees got more than what they bargained for, as the night was not only about sneakers and fashion, but also about career goals, character building, and life lessons from the Jordan Brand Senior Directors. However, the night consisted of more than just presentations from Mayden and Wong, who after their talks were able to have one-on-one conversations with guests and even critique several creative portfolios. Perhaps the most fascinating part of the night came as ten raffle winners were selected to preview future Jordan Brand models and a select two had the priveledge of designing their own custom pair of Nike i.D. sneakers with Mayden and Wong. With drinks sponsored by Mountain Dew, the night also saw a one-of-a-kind limited sneaker collection by Tennesee native Joseph Privitte, a special appearance by rapper Killer Mike, and a custom pair of Wish Air Jordan 3 Retro Doernbechers.

If you weren’t able to attend, or just want to refresh your memory, take a look at images from the memorable night below:  

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The Sound Table x Yardbird HK x Wish Recap Photos + Video

It’s hard to go wrong, when you’re in good company. Last weekend, we aligned with Atlanta-based restaurant and bar, The Sound Table to invite Hong Kong Japanese Yakitori collective, Yardbird HK to Atlanta. For the event, Yardbird’s own Matt Abergel (Head Chef) and Lindsay Jang were in attendance and Abergel was cooking a special, one-night only Yakitori menu. The night featured a multi-course menu that took attendees through a far-east journey through Chicken Thigh and Chicken Breast yakitori, KFC (Korean Friend Cauliflower), Yardbird’s signature Caesar Salad, Friend Chicken and plenty more. 

In addition to the menu and the custom cocktails that were being pushed out by the bar, a late night was also hosted by Pat Mahony of DFA, LCD Soundsystem and Eug (Public Release, FACE).

For the night, Wish worked with The Sound Table to curate a special iteration of Yardbird HK’s Evan Hecox-designed chicken logo T-shirts. Boasting an oversized, vinyl printed white chiken on the back, each tee is finished out with an understated trio of logos at the feet and a custom, one-night only stamp on the interior neck.

Purchase the T-Shirts here in extremely limited stock. Once they’re gone, they’re gone. 

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Yardbird HK x The SoundTable x Wish

Atlanta’ very own, The SoundTable is pleased to welcome Chef Matt Abergel and Lindsay Jang of the venerable Yardbird restaurant in Hong Kong for a single night of exceptional food, custom cocktails and heavy, heavy music.

Chef Abergel, who cut his teeth at NYC’s legendary Masa Sushi (the first sushi bar ever to have garnered 3 Michelin stars) opened Yardbird with his partner Lindsay Jang back in the summer of 2011 to great approbation. His focus on simple, detailed dishes along with the freshly minimal look of the place soon had throngs of the hip and the hungry queuing up down the block.

Earlier this year, Yardbird was named one of the top 50 restaurants in Asia. Now, on the heels of a feature dinner at NYC’s Food and Wine Festival, the Yardbird crew will be collaborating with us for a singular dining experience ‘neath the cover of October skies.

Abergel will be creating a menu based around the freshest local pastured poultry, and bar manager Navarro Carr will be working out a focused, delicious selection of cocktails designed specifically to pair with the meal. There will be two seatings available, at 7:00pm & 9:00pm, and seating will be strictly limited. Please contact us at yardbird@thesoundtable.com to reserve your seat today. As an added enticement, all diners will receive complimentary admission to the late-night show featuring dj sets from Pat Mahony (DFA, LCD Soundsystem) and Dj Eug (Public Works, SF).

Wish has joined forces with the culinary duo to curate a special collaborative item for the one night engagement. Stay tuned here and via our social media channels for further information about the special project.

Get familiar with the Yardbird ethos here.

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Wish & Wale “The Gifted” Meet & Greet Event Recap

Taking place yesterday, MMG rapper Wale celebrated the release of his upcoming album “The Gifted” with an in-store Meet n’ Greet at Wish. The store was packed as fans, shoppers, and even Trinidad James gathered to hangout, shake hands, or get a signature or picture taken with Ralph himself. Wale, a well known sneaker collector, also took the chance to sign a few sneakers among promotional posters for the upcoming project. So take a look at the images of the event below and be on the lookout for “The Gifted” in stores June 25th!

 

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Wish x KAWS | Event Recap

Last Friday, we released our highly anticipated KAWS x Wish tee to a packed house. KAWS, Brian Donnelly, was in our building signing autographs on everything from his Hennessy collaborative bottle to dollar bills. Overall, the event was a huge success. We are happy so many of you had the opportunity to meet the internationally respected artist. We hope you had as much fun attending as we did throwing this event. We still have a couple t-shirts left here at the shop, so stop by and grab one or call 404.880.0402 Ext.2 to place a phone order. Also, make sure you stop by the High Museum of Art to check out his newest exhibit which kicks off February 16th.

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