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Coachella 2008: M.I.A., Santogold & Yelle

01 May 2008, 14.22 | Posted in Fashion, Other, Sneakers | 1 comment »

Fashion mags often keep their eye on the crowds to spot new trends at the Coachella music fest, but this year the fashion action seemed to take place all on stage.

Here are some fantastic images of my faves by photographer Toni Francois:

CoMIA Coachella 2008: M.I.A., Santogold & Yelle

The one and only M.I.A. Who has a better gift for understanding the importance of stage pageantry? None I tell you.

Check out images of Santogold and Yelle after the flip!

Welcome back, Samia!!!
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Nike Air Rift: Supa Sparkle!!

30 April 2008, 20.27 | Posted in Chicks with Kicks, Sneakers, Stores | No comments »

I am the biggest damn magpie in the world and generally even the cheapest of flashes catches my eye, but for some reason I’m not feeling these super sparkle Air Rifts. I can imagine thinking they were cute on someone else’s feet, just not mine.

SparkleRift Nike Air Rift: Supa Sparkle!!

^^You can see more images and even purchase ‘em at Rakuten
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Thomas Sabo Charms!

30 April 2008, 16.31 | Posted in Accessories, Shoes, Sneakers | 1 comment »

One of the nicest things about doing this blog is when our readers put us on to amazing things we’d never see in a million years if it weren’t for them. After seeing our charm bracelet post yesterday, reader Bridget let us know about jewelry designer Thomas Sabo, who makes charms like you would not believe. Shoes, purses, dresses, all sorts of trinkets that would melt even the coldest fashionista’s heart melt.

ThomasSaboSneaker Thomas Sabo Charms!


Thanks, Bridge!
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Sneaker Galaxy: Presented by Le Femme Sole

28 April 2008, 22.25 | Posted in Art, Chicks with Kicks, Sneakers | No comments »

This came across the news wires while I was away so sue me if you’ve already seen it on all your favorite sneaker sites! The event is a “glow-in-the-dark” charity art exhibit, featuring the work of 12 female street artists. It all goes down this Thursday, May 1st in SoHo, New Yawk.  

If you wanna go or need more info, visit LeFemmeSole < -----(Love the name!)

SneakerGalaxy Sneaker Galaxy: Presented by Le Femme Sole

^^This ridiculously cute show poster is courtesy of none other than Highsnobette beloved TooFly.
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Vans X Niagara Collabo

28 April 2008, 21.58 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers | No comments »

We posted up images of this Vans Niagara collabo awhile back when Samia and I visited the Vans showroom, but here are some spiffier images that give a better view of the art:

VansNiagBlue Vans X Niagara Collabo

VansNiagraPurp Vans X Niagara Collabo

If you’re not familiar, Niagara is a female artist, known for her femme fatale imagery. A couple of her quotes on her website are funny: “I paint real strong women; a Niagara girls [is] revengeful, but she gets her own way.” And even more humorous: “It’s the men who cry in my paintings.” Well that’s nice for a change!

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M.O.B. X Colette X RBK Collabo: On Sale May 5

28 April 2008, 15.47 | Posted in Sneakers, Stores | No comments »

I’m back from vacation. It was a wonderful trip, but it’s nice to be back in BK!

Today I’m going to try and catch up on some news that came in while I was gone and what better way to start than with news of the May 5th M.O.B. X Colette X RBK kicks launch:

MOB BAND2 M.O.B. X Colette X RBK Collabo: On Sale May 5

^^Buy ‘em at the M.O.B. shop. Hit up the MobLiving blog for more images.

Accept no copycat lips (or haters)!

More later!

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Nike AF1 “Rainbow”

22 April 2008, 00.25 | Posted in Sneakers | 2 comments »

RTEmagicC af1 rainbow 1.jpg Nike AF1 Rainbow

Here comes the new Nike AF1 Rainbow. Multicolor sole and laces on an all white upper with silver swoosh. Definitely not something for everybody, but if you want to be noticed, this is the way to go!
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KicksandChicks: For Our Dude Readers

20 April 2008, 03.33 | Posted in Sneakers | No comments »

Samia, my blogging partner, believes that we have a lot of male readers. I think she might not be wrong just because a big chunk of our referrels come from HighSnobiety, whose readers have to be almost all guys.

Given the nature of this site, you would think I would read a website called KicksandChicks website regularly, but I don’t. Because even though I have no issue with women getting paid to model, if I’m going to look at images of women rocking kicks, they need to reflect a little more sincerity.

All that being said, this image and the link to the site are dedicated to our male readers. Thanks for your clicks and your interest!

Kicks Chicks KicksandChicks: For Our Dude Readers

^^More accurately described as Chicks with Men’s Kicks Slung All over their Bootilicious Bodies

Missing you a little less,


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FemaleSneakerFiend: Super Shorty!

20 April 2008, 02.10 | Posted in Other, Sneakers | No comments »

While I’m traveling as promised, I left some posts for head blogger in charge, David, to put up. They’re mostly going to be recs for other sites that I read regularly and who have also given us links love. It’s the least I can do given that at the present moment don’t have a list of links on our site. (Big fat hint, David: We would like a favorite sites list AND to have our comments back!!)

Here’s an image from FemaleSneakerFiend, the all-time greatest site for ladies who love kicks, rivaled by none in all the land. It was founded and is run by Lori Lobenstine, who truely, and I know this to be a verifiable fact, has one of the biggest hearts in the world.

This image comes from “The Little Ones” gallery:

FSFSuperShorty FemaleSneakerFiend: Super Shorty!

^^If this image doesn’t AT LEAST make you smile to yourself then please leave this site now because you heart is composed of pieces of Antartic rock and we don’t want you to freeze our site with the coldness of your gaze.

Miss you!

Lois: HighSnobette at Hotmail dot com
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Vans X Greg “PNUT” Galinsky Slip-on

17 April 2008, 18.32 | Posted in Skateboarding, Sneakers | No comments »

I posted up a Vans/Greg “PNUT” Galinksy jacket a couple days ago and mentioned that I was waiting on a resend of some hightops from the same collabo. Well, they still haven’t come so in the meantime, here are the slip-ons:

VansSlip ons 01 Vans X Greg PNUT Galinsky Slip on

I’m feeling kinda beat today, how about you??

Lois: HighSnobette at Hotmail dot com

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