Tag: clothing

Following Split With Nike, Vanessa Bryant Honors Gianna’s 15th Birthday With Philanthropic ‘Mambacita’ Line

Gianna Bryant and her father, former NBA player Kobe Bryant, attend the WNBA All-Star Game 2019 on July 27, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nev.Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) On May 1, Gianna “Gigi” Bryant—also nicknamed “Mambacita” for the love of basketball she shared with her father, NBA legend Kobe “Black Mamba” Bryant—would’ve turned 15 years […]

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It Looks Like Kobe, Nike Are Headed for Divorce

Photo: PHILIPPE LOPEZ (Getty Images) Prior to his tragic death in January of 2020, there were rumors that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant had every intention of severing his long-standing relationship with Nike. How do I know this? Because psssst…I reported on it in December. Advertisement And now four months later, ESPN and CBS […]

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Try on the Best Men’s Underwear Subscription Boxes

Everything comes in subscription form now. From streaming TV to Xbox Game Pass to food and wine, you can set-and-forget just about anything to be regularly delivered to your door. But underwear? Advertisement I’m the kind of guy who orders underwear in big batches, wears them til they fall apart, and then goes out and […]

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Adidas’ Pure Motion Sneakers Are 25% off and the Perfect Accessory for Sunny Runs

Adidas Women’s Pure Motion Sneakers | $53 | Macy’s For the next two days, save 25% on these Adidas Women’s Pure Motion Sneakers. It’s time to upgrade your old running shoes that probably had their fill with all the outdoor exercising over the past year. These light grey sleek shoes are snug but breathable. They’re […]

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The Independence Brothers Discuss Their Vision of a Timeless Fashion Accessory: Leather Jackets

Graphic: Ignacia Fulcher Top Product: Double Rider | $350 | Independence Brothers There’s nothing more classic than a leather jacket. I’ve been enamored with them ever since I saw Micheal Jackson’s iconic red Thriller jacket, and the love solidified after seeing classic movie stars like James Dean donning a pair of Levi jeans, a white T-shirt, […]

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Religious & Litigious: Nike Claps Back at the Manufacturer of Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoes’ for Copyright Infringement

Lil Nas X performs onstage during the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, Calif.Photo: Kevin Mazur for The Recording Academy (Getty Images) Nike, not like this. We live in a Hypebeasting, HighSnobiety world in which collabs are as ubiquitous as TikTok dance routine appropriation, but apparently, referencing the devil (if […]

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Jump Into Spring With Colorful Sneakers From Cariuma, Get Free Shipping Too

OCA Low Top Canvas | $79 | Cariuma | Use Code DOWNTOEARTH Cariuma is a company definitely making waves in the sustainability space. They’re dedicated to fighting against wasteful practices that are rampant in the fashion industry. David and Fernando, the founders, wanted to bring all that to the sneaker game and to create thoughtfully […]

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Modibodi’s 7/8 Recycled Active Leggings Give Women Peace of Mind To Work Their Bodies Worry- and Leak-Free

Image: Modibodi 7/8 Recycled Active Legging | $70 | Modibodi The perfect pair of workout leggings are so hard to find. As a woman finding the right ones that hold up for heavy sessions but also aren’t see-through is a challenge unto itself. Now couple that all the other things you have to worry about […]

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Dear New Sneaker People, Just Because You Usually Wear a Certain Size Doesn’t Mean You Always Wear That Size

Photo: Panama Jackson It’s been documented here before, but the onset of the coronavirus over a year ago seems to have turned everybody and their mothers into sneakerheads (and ultimately rendering most of us winless at the SNKRS app sweepstakes). And while the sneaker culture (and folks attempting to become resellers; good morning to everybody […]

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After COVID, I’ll Never Dress ‘Normal’ Again

A week of sharing our ultimate fantasies for life after COVID-19. Welcome to Fantasy Week, where we indulge all our grandest daydreams about what we wish to do when this is all over. After a year of pandemic life, we’re fantasizing about globetrotting, throwing ragers, and dressing like we truly give zero fucks, and imagining […]

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Save 25% on All Sale Items at Anthropologie

Image: Anthropologie Featured Deal: Andromeda Velvet Jumpsuit | $75 Anthropologie has announced a great list of deals for February 2021! The bohemian retailer is clearing through its products with bonus savings right now. For the brand’s current deals, all sale items are getting an extra 25% off, and all tops are up to 40% off […]

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Plus Size Influencers Dish About Their Favorite Lingerie

Self-Love WeekSelf-Love WeekSelf-Love Week is brought to you by Lelo. Click here to save up to 80% on sex toys from the world’s leading brand. Love is in the air with pink chocolates, sex toys, lingerie filling Facebook feeds, and gift guides begging you to find the perfect gifts. But what about you? Is lingerie […]

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Fall Into the 15 Percent Pledge: Gap Inc. Commits to Increasing Equity and Inclusion With a $200,000 Donation

Photo: rblfmr (Shutterstock) The ask may be 15 percent, but the number of retailers joining Aurora James’ 15 Percent Pledge keeps growing, with names like Sephora, West Elm and Macy’s agreeing to allocate a minimum of 15 percent of their offerings and efforts to Black-owned brands, designers and staff members—a move that has prompted more […]

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To Washington, D.C. With Love: The Commes Des Garcons x Nike Foamposite 1 Collaboration Might As Well Come With Mambo Sauce

My first experience with the Nike Air Foamposite One, released in 1997—we called them Penny Hardaways or Penny’s, for short—was on the campus of Spelman College during the summer before my freshman year of college. I watched a dude in one of the summer programs we had running (I was in a program for science, […]

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Is New Balance Basketball the Sneaker Brand To Watch in 2021?

Patience is a virtue. In 2018 New Balance announced its proper return to the world of basketball. The American sneaker brand had largely stepped away from hoops for a while after a period of relevance in the ‘80s and ‘90s when shoes like the NB 450 and 550 could be spotted on the court regularly. […]

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Newer, More Contagious Coronavirus Strains Has Some Medical Professionals Urging People to Wear 2 Face Masks

Photo: Maridav (Shutterstock) It might be time to either upgrade your face mask or start wearing two of them, as medical officials believe it will provide more protection against more contagious strains of coronavirus. According to the Washington Post, there is currently debate over whether Americans should be encouraged to wear two masks at the […]

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For The Next 24 Hours, You Can Save 20% on Athletic Wear at Eastbay

20% Off Athletic Wear | Eastbay | Promo code 20JAN Eastbay is on a roll with its athletic sales! For the next day, you can save 20% off orders $49 and up. This is a much lower threshold than the previous deal we posted, where readers had to spend about $150 in order to get a […]

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Katt Williams Calls Out Trump, Supports Black Lives Matter in New Supreme Ad

Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images) It’s been a chaotic year, and now more than ever, we need someone to come and make us feel a bit better. Thankfully, comedian Katt Williams stepped up to the plate and provided his signature bluntness in a new, six-minute Supreme stand-up style advertisement, where he berates Donald Trump, discusses […]

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H&M Group Apologizes Again for Racial Insensitivity, This Time Involving The N-Word and a Beanie

Screenshot: stories.com Corporations just can’t seem to stop doing racist things, despite all the flowery statements and promises of change that have come from them this year and other times before. Advertisement The H&M Group is now apologizing to its employees and the public for a photo it recently discovered in the internal systems of […]

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