Around this time last year, KICKS/HI and Converse collaborated to produce a beautiful Tiger Camo Chuck Taylor All Star. I had the pleasure of seeing these beauts on my feet this summer when I was back home.
At first I didn’t think they were for “me”, but having tried them on, I already knew what the hype was about. Unfortunately, I didn’t purchase them and I sort of regret that decision. But lo and behold, the brands are back at it again this winter with the Tiger Camo II – a pair in the same pattern but in a solid gray and black. You’d be crazy if you didn’t want these in your closet!
Shoes have really been on my mind lately! These will be available on November 10th at both KICKS/HI locations (Honolulu and Guam) and St. Alfred‘s in Chicago. Only 600 pairs will be sold – so grab a pair quick! Who knows, maybe you’ll find yourself singing this Lil Ugly Mane song while wearing them?
Exactly a week ago, I started the award-winning series Breaking Bad. I don’t know why I didn’t get around to watching it when it first aired, but man, it’s a quality show. One of the main characters is Walter White who is a high school Chemistry teacher fighting lung cancer. And in the duration of his terminating life, he partners up with an old student of his – Jesse Pinkman (played by the great Aaron Paul) – to cook and deal the best meth you will ever taste just to support his family.
I’ve always liked Wallabees but after watching the first episode I think I’ve got the thumbs up from Mr. White. I dug up some images from the web of girls wearing a pair of Wallies!
If any of you follow me (Jireh) on my personal Tumblr then you’ll know about a side blog that I’ve been running called shortiesinadidas. It started out as a fun collective featuring cool gals wearing Adidas in a new light for style inspiration!
A few weeks ago, I recommended the site on Highsnobiety just for fun. The other day I saw it receive an influx of followers only to find out HS featured it under their 5 Tumblrs We’re Enjoying This Week: Reader Edition! The site was also featured on Oyster Mag‘s Tumblr of the Week and adidas Originals Tumblr team showed some love, too! I know it’s not some of my personal work or even this blog per se, but it feels kinda cool to be behind something that others find pleasing *insert smiley face here*.
Generally, these past few days have been great. The weather’s been getting cold and I just finished one of my classes this semester! I’m sending all the readers positive vibes for this weekend!
Via with Michael Heizer’s Levitated Mass in the background
Chris Burden’s Metropolis II
Bruce Nauman’s For Beginners
Ed Ruscha’s Spam (Of course us Guam girls had to see this!)
Me exploring Jesus Rafael Soto’s Penetrable installation
Very cool packaging!
Overall, Via and I had a very enjoyable time in Los Angles! We met up with old and new friends and ate some delicious food at Huckleberry, Sushi Stop, Sprinkles Ice Cream, Diddy Riese, and Tea Lane. We also had the opportunity to stop by the OHWOW Gallery and view artist Lucien Smith’s “Seven Rain Paintings” exhibit. You can view some photos over here (there’s a photo in which we’re in it, ha!). Though professional skateboarders and the fashionable attended, the atmosphere was very cool and relaxed; people’s appreciation for Lucien’s pieces made it an awesome event.
We would like to thank our friend Lia who was able to tag along and make our trip even more memorable! We would also like to thank our friends Steffi and Tiffi who allowed us to stay at their place during our trip!