VOL 30: GRAMMY KICKS, NEW CHAMPION & FALL OUT BOY?

Welcome to Cool Pants. Here are 3 things that happened in streetwear this week:

1. SNEAKERHEADS AT THE GRAMMYS

So I watched the Grammy’s last night...well I fell asleep near the end because it’s like 8 hours long...but I watched most of it. Do I have any opinions on the results? Not really... but I did appreciate the strong sneaker game at the 60th annual event. Bruno Mars brought his A-game featuring an array of sough after kicks including Sean Wotherspoon’s Air Max 97’s and a few selections from that Virgil Abloh x Nike’s collab. To see all the sneaker heat at this years Grammy’s, check the link here. (Photo credit: Theo Wargo)

Bruno Mars Grammys

2. NEW CHAMPION

Champion is back with more gear. Whether you think Chance brought this brand back or not (Chance the Rapper that is, he claims he brought the brand back in style) it looks like they are here to stay. I for one am cool with it. They make good shit. Check the link HERE to check out the new new.

Champion sweater

3. FALL OUT BOY’S PETE WENTZ IS A SNEAKERHEAD

So I learned a few things today. First is that Fall Out Boy is still making music... and second, Fall Out Boy’s lead singer likes to drop racks on sneakers. Who knew. Wentz took to Complex’s show Sneaker Shopping to talk all things hype; even dishing that he owns a coveted pair of KAWs x Jordan IVs (To translate, that’s a rare sneaker retailing at about $2,000). Anyways. If your into re-living your angsty teen years, or you just like watching people spend your rent on shoes, check the video below.

 

That's it for the week. See you in 7 days.
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