A.R.C. Sports Store
Of streetwear pioneer Alife's many 2008 accomplishments—which include fresh collaborations (see their Lacoste Polos and the Parra x Patta sneaker for a couple of our favorites) and stores opening in Tokyo and Los Angeles—what might...
Rockwell x Alife x Patta: Everybody Mid Rap
A collaboration between illustrator Parra Rockwell, Amsterdam's Patta and seasoned veterans Alife, the Everybody Mid Rap has some texture and color details that made me take notice. A mix of materials, including Nubuck suede, nylon and leather...
The Ball-Out Drops
Alife's much-hyped Reebok, a literal tennis shoe, drops this Saturday 11 February at 11am. Available exclusively through Alife's stores in NYC and Vancouver, only 84 of the handmade pairs will be released of this Alife-designed Victory Pump, the first...
Alife Members Only Jacket
The latest in the Members Only resurrection is this luxe leather collabo (the first of 13 planned) with Alife. Lined in red satin and made from lambskin, the classic racer jacket is the same cut as the original that Members Only first introduced in...
The Ball Out
Freshness got the scoop on the Alife x Reebok Tennis ball show we covered earlier: "THE BALL OUT" is an ALIFE/Reebok Court Victory Pump, fabricated by hand entirely out of tennis ball felt. "THE BALL OUT" is limited to 48 pairs...
This Week at Refinery29
Refinery29 reminds us that it's never too early to start mulling over gift options. In a league of its very own, ALIFE/Kangol's 'Il Padrino' Fedora box-set has swept into NYC in frustratingly tiny numbers. Another, less flashy option...
Alife Pump Tennis: History Repeating
After yesterday's post on the Alife Tennis Pump, we were pointed to this image of a similarly treated Airwalk from 1995. This just supports my little mantra that there are no new ideas, just great executions. Thanks Ryan. Image via Charlie...
Alife Pump Tennis
Alife and Reebok have teamed up to redefine the tennis shoe by hybridizing it with a tennis ball. Their Pump Tennis appears to be coated in actual tennis ball felt (click the image to zoom). I don't think it will add much to your game besides...
Alife Rebirth
Alife finally reopened last week next to sneaker sporting sister, Alife Rivington Club. The new space is smaller than their their original one on Orchard Street and this time around it's dedicated to selling its eponymous brand. With a tank full...
HUF San Francisco
HUF is like a must stop destination. There are now three HUF stores in San Francisco, one on Hayes St, and two on Sutter Street-- the newer one on Sutter they're calling "Sutter 816," and is full of hot clothing from folks like Stussy and Alife...
Nike Artist Series III
Set to arrive 3 January 2004 at most Niketowns, Alife Rivington Club, Nort, Stussy, Undefeated, and probably some more. The three designs are: ∑ NERD/Neptunes/Pharrell Dunk ∑ ESPO Air Force 2 ∑ Halle Barry Air Rift via freshness where there are...