BLOGS

COVER x CHALLENGER “Challenge or Bust”

July 27 2017

Cover has extended its joint venture with Japanese Lifestyle Clothing, CHALLENGER for a set of limited merchandises ranging from apparel to accessories. The range is designed and hand drew by CHALLENGER's designer, Satoru Taguchi. He used the graphics of Chinese Mythical Symbols - Tiger and Dragon to express the corresponding position and courageous in between these two label store, COVER and CHALLENGER where we stand on the East and West of Asia.

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Roots & Origins : adidas Originals

July 18 2017

Adidas Originals or appropriately stylized as ‘adidas Originals’ came a long way since the days of Trefoil Logo (three leaved plant), first introduced in 1972 for Munich Olympic Games where 1164 out of 1490 athletes bearing the sportswear logo.

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Luminary : Ethan Chu Pt. One

July 03 2017

Picking the first profile to grace the opening of ‘Luminary’ section is easy. Since Crossover hailed from the street of JB, it was best to do with our long-time friend from Streething, Ethan Chu, who is also our fellow homeboy. He was there in JB when street culture primarily initiated, took place and while he had went out being the most sought-after stylists in South East Asia, homeboy still maintained his edge for the street

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Beastie Boys Sneaker Influence

June 28 2017

2017 is the year for adidas classic icon Campus to reign great spotlight. Back in in the 1970s it was first introduced as ‘Tournament’ then renamed to its name now in 1980s, shortly before Beastie Boys frequent it and then gained a cult following. The love for the shoe are so big, the rappers wear them for their “Check Your Head” album (1992) cover

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adidas Originals Presents "No Time to Think" Campaign

June 14 2017

adidas Originals celebrates the Campus sneaker in a new campaign inspired by New York’s downtown scene in the early ’90s. Originally introduced as a basketball sneaker in the 1980s, the Campus also gained a cult following off the courts and was adopted by New York’s new creative scene.

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Roots & Origins : Challenger Japan

June 13 2017

atoru Taguchi, one of Japanese top professional skateboarders founded the “CHALLENGER” back in 2009, with its flagship store opened in Harajuku, Tokyo. Taking after the American Garage concept, the brand invented a culture involving mechanical complex like vehicle, motorbike, skateboarding and few musical instruments, variation that appeals to all men of all ages and it then became a favorite place for many enthusiasts mainly of skateboarders, bike builders and musician.

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JASON MARKK Shoe Cleaning 101 with Essential Kit

May 31 2017

Jason Markk Essential Kit comprises of a 118ml Premium Shoe Cleaning solution and a Standard Brush per pack. Its a wholesome bundle for both starters or pro, being easy and handy to keep. The purple solution is known for its gentle formula on any materials a shoe could have. Whether its nubuck or knit, pour some solution over the brush, give it a little sprinkle of water and start brushing the tough stains away. Remember to place something inside the shoe to keep its form while cleaning. After wiping the solution off, use a cloth to dry it and leave it to air dry.

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Fragment Design x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star

May 19 2017

Rooted in athletic function, the Converse x fragment design retain characteristic Chuck Taylor All Star detailing, including the classic All Star patch, along with minimal, yet distinguishable, fragment design branding along the heel stay and midsole. Hiroshi’s signature interior fragment design label is also visibile externally on the left shoe through ghost stitch detailing. The Chuck Taylor All Star SE features a fleece fabric upper for increased protection and support over extended periods of wear. The addition of a co-branded Nike Lunarlon sockliner also serves to provide unmatched comfort and cushioning for the wearer.

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adidas Originals NMD_CS2 Primeknit

May 19 2017

Knit shoes wrap your feet in modern style. NMD footwear continues on its progressive spiral in fresh new combinations of urban style and running-inspired design. These shoes feature a Japanese-influenced allover abstract line pattern on an adidas Primeknit upper. The soft, flexible fabric provides a snug fit for all-day urban adventures. A wraparound contrast pattern visually echoes 3-Stripes. EVA midsole inserts cushion your steps, while boost™ keeps energy coming.

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Vault by Vans x NEIGHBORHOOD Embrace BMX Culture in their New Collaboration

May 05 2017

Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, has collaborated with NEIGHBORHOOD to pay homage to the importance of BMX during Vans formative years. For their most recent collaboration, Vault by Vans x NEIGHBORHOOD utilize iconic Vans footwear silhouettes, the Authentic and Sk8-Hi in classic colorways and prints.

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