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Is Hiroshi Fujiwara the father of streetwear?

Today, streetwear is undoubtedly the global mainstream. When we hear the term, most of us visualise a Supreme hoodie or limited edition sneakers co-designed by pop culture personalities. One of the main people who popularised this aesthetic in Japan, and later globally, is Hiroshi Fujiwara. Hiroshi is without a doubt one of the most influential people of not only Japan's fashion scene. His career began in 1982, when he departed from the small town Ise and travelled to London. In London, he met Malco

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Everything you might have missed about The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas was created by probably one of the most original director of our time, Tim Burton, and it's based on the same-titled story. Although the producers at Disney were slightly afraid of it being controversial, it found its way to viewers all over the world. Let's take a look at some interesting facts about the movie. The movie was made using stop motion, and the animators used Burton's verses and drawings as a basis. The Nightmare Before Christmas had the historically bi

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Localise with the new Footshop merch

We've prepared some new merchandise for you, and this time, we didn't have to go far for inspiration. All it took was a look at our stores and focusing on the cities where they're at. Now you can wear a T-shirt or shoulder bag with an iconic place from your home town on it. And if you're not able to find it, thanks to the coordinates you can locate it even when you're in a city you aren't familiar with. DISCOVER WHOLE COLLECTION PRAGUE National Museum LOCALISE OLD TOWN PRAGUE Stalin

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Nike React will be releasing an NFL collection

You've probably already heard about the Nike React Element 55's – at the moment, it's one of the most comfortable shoes for running and casual wear. The unique React technology reflects energy, which means that walking in them is as comfortable as it gets. Currently, Nike is preparing an officially licensed NFL release, with the colorways being inspired by, obviously, the teams. Can you spot the similarities in all 12 colorways? Denver Broncos via Nike Green Bay Packers via Nike New York

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FASHION ICON: Christie Tyler

Christie Tyler communicates her passion for neutral color tones and interior design through her perfectly harmonized Instagram profile. We commend @nycbambi for her refined style and the way she combines high-fashion pieces with streetwear. The 21-year-old might have grown up in New Jersey, but her minimalistic aesthetic is much closer to that of a French or Scandinavian person. Originally, she published her content for fun on Tumblr, and some time later she came up with the NYC BAMBI blog and her Insta

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Zoom Stefan Janoski celebrates its 10th anniversary

2009, Nike SB, skating and Stefan Janoski. These four terms put together are what makes the Zoom Stefan Janoski silhouette, which is currently celebrating its 10 year anniversary, what it is. To put you up to speed, Stefan Janoski is a professional skateboarder from Vacaville, known mostly for his switch-stance skills and smoth,laid-back style, which is reflected in this iconic Nike silhouette. And because it's celebrating its 10th anniversary, here's 10 things you should know about the Zooms. https

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Do you know who Tinker Hatfield is?

Tinker Hatfield is undoubtedly one of the most important figures in Nike's history. Let's take a look at (not only) his career. Since his childhood, Tinker played several sports – basketball, football and also pole vaulting, which got him a scholarchip at the University of Oregon. For his major, he chose architecture, but no one, including Tinker, really believed he would do that for a living. His coach was Bill Bowerman, who, along with Phil Knight, supplied the USA with Onisuka Tiger sneakers at the t

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The Y-3 DROP 4 and how it relates to Y-3’s origins

In the new Y-3 collection, adidas and Yohji Yamamoto re-interpreted some of their best designs to date. Get prepared for a collection full of timeless apparel and innovative footwear inspired by the beginnings of both brands. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMJwvhrJmXI As a first step of the design process, Yamamoto and adidas highlighted the three decades that were the most important to them – the 70's, 80's and 90's. Next came the re-imagining, adapting and editing of the silhouettes, changing th

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How to start your autumn day w/ GymBeam

People either love or hate autumn – there's no in between. One half enjoys the drizzly weather, pulls out their favorite hoodies and watches nature get ready for winter. The other half falls into an „autumn depression“ and is completely devoid of energy. If you fall into the second category, you should focus on one thing that'll help you survive this autumn – breakfast. It's said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you find yourself lacking energy during this damp season, check out

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Renne Dang and Kovkou talk about the Puma x Helly Hansen collection

The outdoor brand Helly Hansen was founded in Norway more then 140 years ago. To this day, it has remained one of the leading suppliers of functional sailing and skiing equipment. In the 90's, the brand also found their niche in the world of hip hop and streetwear, thanks to its distinctive designs.  Recently, the brand teamed up with Puma and released a 90's-inspired collection. The launch event happend on Tuesday in Oslo, and Footshop's Shoe Dog Peter Kovkou Kováč was there along with Renne Dang – here's

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David Strauzz, the Canadian who painted over a Czech historical building

There's a ton of opportunities to gain attention through expressing yourself artistically in Prague. One of them happened on the 22nd of September, and Footshop was on the spot. During one night, several hand-picked artists had the chance to express themselves on iconic Prague buildings, including Tančící dům or the Kotva shopping mall. Kotva became the canvas of David Strauzz, a Canadian painter who has lived in Prague for the last four years. We spent part of the night talking to him. How would yo

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