3/25/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: World’s Air Max Obsession in Masters of Air, Vol. 1

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.


Happy Birthday Nike Air Max! The now iconic sneaker originally released on March 26, 1987- that makes the Air Max 29 years old. Nike will celebrate the retail milestone on Saturday, March 26 with Air Max Day by releasing a new documentary aptly titled Masters of Air on the last day of Air Max Con. The online documentary takes a look at nine sneakerheads with a passion for the Air Max models.

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Air Max Con is a three-day event highlighting the history of the Nike Air Max shoe. On Saturday the results of an on-line ballot for the will announce the shoe the public chosen to re-issue. Presently the sneaker receiving the most on-line approval is the ATMOS Elephant Nike Air Max One. Air Max Con is located Skylight Clarkson Square 550 Washington Street. To attend you must register on-line at Nike.com.


 World’s Air Max Obsession in Masters of Air, Vol. 1

4/10/15 O&A With WaleStylez- Fashion: Aimé Leon Dore “NY NAVY” Concept Shop

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.


To celebrate the release of their latest collection, entitled NY NAVY, Aimé Leon Dore has opened a concept shop at 179 Mott Street in New York City. All items  exclusively sold at the concept shop from April 9th through 13th, store hours are 10 a.m. until 8pm. On April 13th the collection will go on sale online.


The 22-piece collection consists of flight jackets, bomber jackets, waffle T-shirts, graphic T-shirts, popovers, crewnecks, hoodies, cargo pants, twill pants, twill shorts, sweat shorts, and beanies. Made in New York City, the collection demonstrates the brand’s emphasis on quality, comfort and functionality, while introducing new designs, like the ribbed cargo pant. Colors used include navy, heather grey, olive and cream, while materials used include Canadian milled French terry and waffle, along with an array of Japanese fabrics including nylon, canvas, cotton twill, and satin.


The shop itself is heavily aligned with the overall aesthetic of the collection, featuring a weathered and worn couch, military-inspired fan, typewriter and desk, and a selection of Nike Air Max shoes that compliment the NY NAVY color palette.