Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Hump Day: Chanel Iman

Chanel Iman Robinson (born November 30, 1989), better known as Chanel Iman, is an American fashion model.Iman was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She grew up in Los Angeles, California and attended Fairfax High School in Los Angeles. Her mother is of Korean and African-American descent and her father is African-American. Iman took part and won third place in Ford Model's Supermodel of the World 2006, and ended up signing with the agency. Iman walked down the runway for the first time in the Fall/Winter 2006 season for high-end brands like DKNY; since then she has modeled for many top designers, including Dolce & Gabbana, Issey Miyake, Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Dsquared, Hermès, Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Anna Sui, Diane von Fürstenberg, Vera Wang, Jean Paul Gaultier and Stella McCartney. She has appeared in advertising campaigns for Bottega Veneta, GAP, Victoria's Secret Pink, and United Colors of Benetton.
More pics of Chanel below.

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Nike ACG Woodside Grey

Urban Outfitters takes stock in a grey colorway of the impressive Nike Woodside duck boot. “Part of the ACG series, this super durable and lightweight Nike boot was created with environmental sustainability and durability in mind. Rugged design with a coated nylon and leather upper, corded laces and welted and striped rubber midsole. Structured, logoed heel; padded tongue and collar; soft lining and supportive foot bed; Nike 0.44 Sticky Rubber sole for superior grip and traction on most surfaces.”
Some detail shots of the Nike Grey Woodside ACG follow.

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Boston Celtics x adidas Originals Phantom II

In a campaign that has seen select NBA franchises get their own adidas Originals re-release of the Phantom II, the Boston Celtics version is featured here. The largely green upper is a strong tribute to the Celts as it includes the logo on the tongue and CELTICS over the heel. A green basketball signed by Kendrick Perkins is also part of the promotional pack which will be available via Concepts.

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