Sunday, August 31, 2008

Le Coq Sportif -- the Sporting Rooster is here!

You guys know I'm always open to an off-beat brand, so here's a look at what Le Coq Sportif, aka the Sporting Rooster, are bringing for the ladies these days...They've taken some old school styles and hooked them up with new materials, colorways, etc. What do you think? I love the first one, unsure on the 2nd (someone could rock the hell out of them, but not me! Very French, perhaps?), and the 3rd?? Wow. No can do.


Deauville Deluxe




Davis Cup Hi


Eclat

Interview with Lana from Hellz Bellz

Lana Alabanza-Barcena, founder and designer of the popular women's streetwear line Hellz Bellz talks with the good folks at karmaloopTV about her inspiration, how she got where she is and where she's going... check it out:



Lana, holler at us if you're a sneaker fiend too! =)

Throwback Video-CeCe Peniston Finally

It was time to switch it up. Enjoy!!!

Finally - CeCe Peniston

Politcal Breakdance Battle

With the election coming up and the fact that I have been watching Breakin' over the weekend. I came up with the ultimate breakdance battle. If you haven't seen Breakin' rent it now!! The teams would be called Republican Rock Vs DKO (Democratic Knock out). See Ozone would be Barack Obama, Joe Biden would be Turbo, and Michelle Obama would be Kelly. For the other crew McCain would be Poppin Taco, Sarah Palin would be that female in Electro Rock, and Bush would be Poppin Pete. The outcome will come out like this......







JUST FOR KICKS wrap up report

Hey ladies! Hope you are having a great time during the last weekend of summer!! So I went to Southpaw in Brooklyn for the event flyer I posted a few days ago. I was coming from Sole Food NYC in Manhattan and thought I would be arriving late, however, I arrived just on time! Paperchaser from OSD kept me company and I repped for the FSFer's round the globe for Dallas of OSD. Few minutes later, Reph Star & Patty Dukes arrive and the night was a go!! I took lots of pics which you can see in my JUST FOR KICKS album on myspace!




Friday, August 29, 2008

Wanna give Reebok feedback?

Mama (from Mama Clothing and MISSCrew) is seeking feedback on Reebok's new women's kicks, the Courtee and Vollee that we posted about earlier. (Here's a reminder of the Courtee....)

Check out her thoughts and others, and add your own, here.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

dunkxchange and sk8day in san fran!


have fun!

JUST FOR KICKS!!! A sneaker appreciation event!!!


Hello ladies!! My bday weekend was crazy!!! I did alot and am satisfied!!! Shouts to my ladies Autumn Marie and A$ who came to the BDay BBQ!! Love ya'll for that!! Well with summer coming to an end this weekend, I thought you ladies may want to come out for a special event tomorrow night in BROOKLYN!!! The event is called JUST FOR KICKS like the movie, except there will be sneakerheads in all forms there to show off, kick it, and enjoy the underground performances by Patty Dukes & Reph Star,Fresh Daily,8thW1,Yung Mac,Rahsaan,James Watts, & 6th Sense. Oh yea and the legendary DJ/Sneakerfiend Clark Kent will be on the 1 & 2's!!! It's going down at SOUTHPAW 125 5th Ave. Brooklyn ,NY. I hear there will be lots of giveaways also ladies and you know how much we love free goodies, so come on out!!!

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The Year of the zodiac: Elephant Capricorn

When I saw these, I went into some convulsions!! And honey you would too cause these joints right here are straight fire!!!! This blazer features a grey suede but with the elephant print pattern layered over in metallics. These are set to drop in December. I may not be a Capricorn,but these are mine!!!




pics and info:www.nitrolicious.com

Politics as usual

BEFORE SUMMER ENDS... Come Have a Drink & Enjoy the Sounds of DJ Enuff

NO RSVPS, NO LISTS, NO COVERS, NO HASSLE... JUST GOOD COMPANY & NETWORKING

WEDNESDAY AUG. 27th
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO KICK OFF LABOR DAY WITH US... AND HEAVY HITTER DJ ENUFF


COVO IS LOCATED ON 12th St. JUST NORTH OF THE FAIRWAY MARKET.

Fab Five Freddy told me everybody's fly....

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

FAB 5 FREDDY & O'DELL (DADDY O HOLLAND)
present

MONUMENTAL


music by
DJ SPINNA
BRUCIE B
L.A. LOVE


in assocation with
Wax Poetics Digital, Miss Nelch, SMBLC, LeRoy Jenkins & Fusicology

flyer by
Upendo Taylor

Doors 630pm

Vodka open bar 7-8pm & Drink specials for the ladies 7-10pm
Cover: Gentlemen $20 after 9pm, Ladies $10 after 10pm
Free Downloads from Wax Poetics Digital

Body 701 W 135th St.
Trains: 1/9 to 137th Street City College. Walk down to 136th street and Riverside Drive. On 136th Street, you will find a staircase that cascades down towards the highway. At the end of stairs, make right it's the last restaurant on the right.

http://www.bodynewyorkcity.com/

info/RSVP: nicolenelch@gmail.com

I'm such a Sucka MC....

Well I managed to ignore my brain today after I told myself I was gonna chill on my spending. But what do you know, the Nike Aerofit High slapped me in my face with its beauty. So I caved in and spent some of my coins and dollars on these babies. I figured these kinda describe me so why not?



Kicks from Training Camp NYC

Alife LA One Year Anniversary






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LALIFE - ONE YEAR LATER



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SATURDAY, AUGUST 30TH - 8PM TO 10PM



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CALL FOR DIRECTIONS & MORE INFORMATION: 323.655.2093



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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

nyc female rapathon tryouts

I know this isn't much info, but this is what I got, and I thought maybe some of you new yorker's were ready to get famous and represent! Good luck...

*Auditions, Auditions, Auditions*
**
*Female Rapathon*
*Wednesday, August, 27, 2008 from 6:00-9:00pm *
*Location: 2309 Frederick Douglass Blvd., New York, NY 10027*
*2nd Floor of Magic Johnson Theater*
**

*For more info contact Natassia at 212-234-7171*

Friday, August 22, 2008

flying kicks movie!


Ever wonder why you see sneakers hanging up on wires? Or do you think you know for sure, and can't even imagine that folks don't know? In either case, you can add to this historic mystery, and be in this cool movie. Add comments through their free skype line, send in photos, argue in their forums...whatever works!
flying-kicks.com

adidas Candace Parker Olympic PE pack

Candace Parker and the US women's basketball team are headed for the gold! They take on arch rivals Australia tomorrow (Saturday) morning at about 10am, US east coast time. Their depth and defense have led to a staggering win margin of over 40 points in most of their games, but Australia's definitely not falling like that! I think it's gonna be a nail-biter...

To celebrate their newest big name baller, adidas whipped together a player-exclusive pack including Ace's own Pilrahna (with LA Sparks colorway coming out as well), 2 colorways of a PE adiclub for chilling in between games, and some gear as well...

You can see how the Pilrahna is well-suited for Ace's slashing AND skying game. I bet she'll dunk in 'em soon...

Not entirely feeling the adiclubs so much...a bit golf-shoe like in the toe somehow...but I do like the clean colorways.


No images of the apparel yet...
Current images thanks to kixandthecity!

Thursday, August 21, 2008

We B-Girlz Festival in Berlin!

Don't sleep on the ladies! Or the event! Still going on, most of August, with fabulous free workshops, tours, battles and more. Check their website: b-girlz-berlin.com



Nice move and nice dunks!

nice lil interview about FSF

A great guy named Alan interviewed me for his new blog, RocketOzzy. Cool sneaker-headed Brazilian dude on his way to tear it up in Australia. Mafia and Sneaker Freakettes, look out for him, okay?

Reebok, give us a pack!

Well, everyone's got new stuff for fall, and we just got to check in with Reebok's Design Director of Lifestyle Footwear, Ben Kuchler, to hear about theirs. For the men (and those of us females with 6.5 men's size feet and up), they have dug into some classic silhouettes and produced some beauties, including new additions to the Elements collection, the RAD pack and the Sir Jam Pack.
Elements Collection Pump Omni Lite (only at Journey's)

RAD Pack Pump Omni Lite (BMX inspired)

Sir Jam Pack

I'm having a hard time choosing between the Elements and the RAD pack, personally. Such different approaches to the same sweet classic.

Now for the women....we don't get any packs, but we get some brand new silhouettes. Ben says they're "breathing new life into classic models... using new and fresh material stories for a celebration of Reebok's classic, timeless DNA". You see if you agree. Here's the clearly freestyle-inspired "Vollee":

(Metallic colorway available in November. Vollee available at "Shoe Show" only.)

This second one is the "Courtee", a "basketball inspired fashion silhouette" with a "women's stance" (?!?). I googled "courtee" to learn more about it and was humored to find out that a "courtee", according to the Urban Dictionary, is "A young woman in a love relationship with a courte with a declared intent of marriage." So maybe Reebok thinks it's courting us with these? I say if you want to declare marriage, I want a whole Pack! And enough with these girly stances. They'll probably fly out of the malls, but I want Reebok to aim higher for the ladies.

Ben says they are. He did promise that they're "working on a bunch of different collaborations for the women", including taking the freestyle to another level and debuting an upcoming collection (pack??) called "My Generation". Speaking of goofy names, vollee? courtee? Ben says the whole name thing is tough: "Designers often start off thinking of names, then the legal department gets involved, by the end, we're taking each other's last names and turning them inside out, etc." Hmmm, sounds fun, but until the dudes get a sneaker called Ballee, I'm thinking that's only half the problem!

Kim D

Another Kim D banger!!

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

MY BDAY KICKS!!!!!!

Yes it's my birthday ;) thank you for your comments and well wishes!!! I always treat myself to something nice for my birthday, and this year was no different! I am still on the hunt for the all white blazer mid with canvas sides so while on the hunt I managed to find a few great pairs to finish up summer and welcome fall with!! Lori and ladies in Boston I know you are feeling the flavor!! But out of all of these, the soft, cream linen nike vandal lo's are my favs and I've had my eye on them for a few weeks now!! Pics of my bday will be posted here and on myspace in a few days after I recover from 2MUCH FUN!!!WORK HARD! PLAY HARDER!!
Plum courderoy Adidas ADRIA 2
Nubuck blue/snake scale green Adidas Concord
Kareem Abdul Jabbar Adidas
Soft, cream linen Nike Vandal Lo

Remember this commerical....

New Women Nike Prestige High

When I first saw these, the first thing I loved was the silhouette. But the major turnoff was the colorway. This shoe in my opinion would have been bangin if they got rid of the pink,purple and gold with some darker colors. I really like these but I will pass until they have better colorways. If your feeling them these will only be released in Foot Locker.




You better work!!!!


Wednesday, August 20th
MadeMe + WorshipWorthy + Around the Way Girls present "Strike A Pose"

Music by Ni** Sky & Radio Rose
MadeMe Fall 08 Video Lookbook Unveiling
photos by Cee the Photographer (Kicksclusive).

Socialista // 505 West Street @ Jane. 10pm-3am.

Open Bar 11pm-midnight compliments of 42 Below Vodka.
Cocktail Specials All Night:
First Floor: Beers $5, Well Cocktails $8, Tacate & Fofoquero Shot (Cachaca, Lime, & Simple Syrup)--DELICIOUS! $8.
Second Floor: the Big Bird- Vodka, Soda, Pineapple Juice $10.

And Free Copies of the MadeMe x Around The Way Girls Mixtape!!!!!!!

RSVP: strikeapose@pitchcontrolpr.com

Dimepiece parties Vegas style

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Come join the ladies of Dimepiece Designs next Monday - August 25th at the Ghostbar in the Palms Resort Hotel - Las Vegas for their apparel market week soirĂ©e! Dimepiece Designs and friends present: “Lady Luck” a one time throw down event! Showcasing the top female DJ’s from Las Vegas & Los Angeles, and snack on yummy cupcakes and champagne! It’s been a fun and exciting new year for Dimepiece Designs, and we’d love for you to come and celebrate with us. Love and thanks! ...Now let's get lucky!

To get your party on rsvp here: RSVP@DIMEPIECEDESIGNS.COM



ARTIST ON ARTIST COLLABORATION!!!


Morning ladies!! Tomorrow is my birthday and I doubt that I will be blogging so I had to make sure to enter one today! This is my latest design which is a collaboration with digital artist/photographer NOAH G POP!! I met NOAH at Justo's Mixtape Awards because he had the funky blazer on that you see in the pic. He called and wanted me to match his blazer with some kicks so I rightly obliged!! Check out some more of his paintings, photography, and unique clothing at WWW.NOAHGPOP.COM

Monday, August 18, 2008

The Islands are calling.......

G Train Entertainment, Roxy Cottontail and Backyard Magazine Present...
RICE AND PEAS featuring...
Max Glazer - Weed Kalogne
DJ Gravy - Orijahnal Vibes
DJ Maya & Micro Don
Photos by Tone

Hosted by…
Jasmine Solano, Roxy Cottontail & Jerold

** Free Cruzan Rum Open Bar 10-11pm **

SWAY
305 Spring St
Btwn Greenwich + Hudson
10pm-4am
FREE! (Guys must bring 1 lady!)

RICE-AND-PEAS.jpg

New Married to the Mob!!

Now this is some tomfoolery every time I try to save my coins and dollars something is trying to hold me back. Like the new Married to the mob fall line. This collection has shown how the brand has progressed. This line has more cut and sewn pieces, graphic tees, leggings,and denim. Here is the full collection....








To cop yours go to :www.marriedtothemobnyc.com