Monday, October 19, 2009
Here we get a look at a new Blazer Mid for the women. It sports a pink/sail colourway. I love the material and the monochromatic upper.
Monday, October 5, 2009
Onitsuka Tiger and tokidoki have collaborated on a sneaker collection. The style bridges Japanese heritage, culture and art. The sneakers are set to release June 1st worldwide. The collection consists of to unisex and to women’s models, and will retail for $120-$130.
More after the jump.
This is for those of you who’re into graphics and sneakers – and are in Singapore! Runner’s World is hosting a design competition for the Tiger -
1. Shoes available at: StarThreeSixty – Wheelock Place #02-08; LeftFoot – Far East Plaza #03-98; Limited Edition Vault – The Heeren #03-12. Submission of customized shoes only at StarThreeSixty.
2. Last day of submission 10th Feb 07.
3. Shoes to be purchased at S$149. Full refund after submission of entries.
4. Selected entries will be awarded an Onitsuka Tiger product hamper and in the running for the Top 3 prizes.
5. Top 3 winners will be announced at event at zouk on Friday, 23rd Feb 07.
6. Runner’s World Pte Ltd reserves all rights to the submitted entries.
7. 1st Prize: $1000 + S$500 Onitsuka Vouchers; 2nd Prize – S$500 cash + S$300 Onitsuka Tiger Voucher; 3rd Prize – S$300 cash + S$200 Onitsuka Tiger Voucher.
This reminded me of a time when I was in Milan – there was a similar competition by Havaianas – to turn their trademark slippers into works of art. A group of us each took the blank white slippers, while concocting the things we can do to them. In the end, only one of us submitted though – procrastination got the better of us. Which is probably why Rule 3 exists.
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Onitsuka Tiger is celebrating its 60th anniversary (who knew it was that old?) by launching a rather splendid limited edition gift set that includes one of only 240 specially designed vintage-style pairs of anniversary shoes designs, an exclusive anniversary T-shirt and a copy of a specially commissioned collector’s edition magazine entitled Made of Japan.
But in the event that doesn't float your boat (and if not, why not?), the lovely people at Onitsuka Tiger have also provided us with images of some of the coolest trainers and clothes in the company's collection.
Next week Onitsuka Tiger will be celebrating its 60th anniversary – an event of major significance in Japan. For the Japanese, turning 60 is an honour; it completes the 60 year ‘cycle of life’.
To mark this milestone, Onitsuka Tiger has created a limited edition gift set that includes one of only 240 specially designed vintage-style pairs of anniversary shoes designs, an exclusive anniversary T-shirt and a copy of a specially commissioned collector’s edition magazine entitled Made of Japan.
The shoe models feature the original iconic Onitsuka Tiger colours of white, red and blue, and are characterised by high-quality materials and meticulous attention to detail.
Variations of the limited edition gift sets (each retailer carries a different exclusive shoe design) will be available only in Size? (Carnaby Street, London), Offspring (Dean Street, London) and the Onitsuka Tiger stores (Newburgh Street, London and College Lane, Liverpool).
The gift packs, priced at £100 each, will be launched throughout the different retail outlet on 1st September 2009 – 60 years to the day since Onitsuka Co., LTD was founded.
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