Classickicks Vans

Made using a 100% wool fabric that features a pattern by textile designer Liora Manné (like the Classickicks Reversible Hoodie), these new Classickicks Vans are set to drop tomorrow 13 January 2007. Limited to an edition of 200 pairs each, both Slip-ons and Chukkas have a Classickicks logo on the heel and sockliner, come in a custom box and are available in sizes 4.5 to …

Squidfire Hoodie

Just over a year old, the Baltimore-based line Squidfire now boasts a whole range of goods hand-printed on manual presses with their original designs. In addition to Vans (actually hand-painted), messenger bags and a line for kids, they've recently introduced hoodies, like this "Workout" sweatshirt (pictured left, $45) that features overlapping images of a smiling 70's-era muscleman in red, blue and black on grey. Printed …

Sneaker Freaker, the Book

Culling the best of the first six editions of the bi-annual Sneaker Freaker, the book version is a convenient alternative to shelling out more than seven times the cover price for original back issues (if you can even find them) on Ebay. Following the same tried-and-true mix of interviews, profiles, and other editorial tidbits accompanied by drool-inducing images and printed on matte stock, the compilation …