Native Introduces The Plant Shoe, the first modern sneaker made entirely of plant-based components

Native has introduced the Plant Shoe, the first sneaker made completely of plant-based components, which are 100% biodegradable and completely animal-free. The shoes are made from natural materials such as pineapple husk, corn, and eucalyptus with olive-oil-soaked jute thread. Native has taken a step towards helping cleaning up our environment with nearly 300 million pairs…

Highlights from Agenda Long Beach Winter 2017

A couple weeks back I attended Agenda Long Beach, which kicked off tradeshow season as I attended three shows in a week. Agenda featured many of the same brands as usual from the streetwear and action sports worlds. There were a few new brands and some great new products showcased. Here are a few highlights…

Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Continuing with the tradition started last year, I’ve selected a few last minute gift ideas that should be readily available unlike the Nintendo Retro (NES Classic) or a Hatchimal and if you’re like me and procrastinated on purchasing your presents or simply ran out of ideas hopefully this helps to bring some holiday cheer to…

The Top Things From Agenda Long Beach 2016

The Summer Agenda show returned to Long Beach last week. I spent a day at the show and spotted new brands, new products, and linked up with some old friends. Here are a few of the things from show that caught my eye. Portland based James Brand showcased their sleek and modern designed knives. The…

Native Shoes Apollo Moc Paint Chip

Native has released a capsule collection consisting of only 900 pairs in the US of their popular, Apollo Moc. The Apollo Moc Paint Chip is influenced from 20th century finger-painting pioneers. The lightweight upper features a 3-ply construction of microfiber and a breathable knit lining. The shoe is available in 3 distinct colorways. The Apollo…

Native Limited Edition All White Apollo Moc

Our friends at Native Shoes have released a limited edition all Shell White version of the Apollo Moc. Weighing a mere 6 ounces each, the shoes are perfect for the summer and easily packable for travel. The washable perforated upper features a no-sew construction and remains 100% animal-free. I first saw these at the recent…

Agenda Long Beach Recap

Last week I stopped by the Agenda Show for a couple hours. I had just gotten back into town from being away for a couple weeks for Formula DRIFT New Jersey and my wedding, but couldn’t resist walking down the street to the convention center to see the latest goods and catch up with a…

The Best of Agenda, Capsule, and Liberty Las Vegas

A couple weeks back I spent 3 days in Vegas at the Agenda, Capsule, and Liberty tradeshows. I was there mainly to debut and display the new JP Edition Hyundai Sonata art car project with Mr. 44 in the Flexfit / BSCMP booth, but also had the chance to check out the latest and greatest…