15.7.17

Apparel Capsule Collection for 25h Anniversary of UNKLE & Pop-Up at Super7 San Diego (July 22-23)


UNKLE Celebrates their 25th Anniversary at San Diego Comic Con 2017, and collaborates with San Francisco based art toy manufacturer Super7 to release limited edition collectibles (Featured in detail #onTOYSREVIL and a apparel capsule collection, featured below!


White T-Shirt - US$30

Black T-Shirt - US$30

Longsleeve T-Shirt - US$40

Camo Coaches Jacket - US$65

Pullover Hoodie - US$50

These will be available at a Pop-Up event at their Super7 San Diego store (@ 701, 8th Ave, San Diego, CA 92102 / 619-339 3642) from July 22nd to 23rd. This event will also feature an in-store appearance by James Lavelle himself at 2:00pm on Saturday (22nd)!

#UNKLE x #SUPER7 for #SDCC2017 has been revealed! Action Figure + Music CD + Carry Case = FTW! Find out more #onTOYSREVIL: http://bit.ly/2upCuUT! PINK contains “The Road” single & a pink camo figure. BLUE features the single “Nowhere to Run” & a blue camo figure. GREEN/OLIVE comes with a copy of the single “Looking for the Rain” & a green camo action figure. Limited to 500pcs each colorway, NO PRICES revealed yet tho … Stay tuned to @super7store for updates … UNKLE pop-up shop at the #Super7SanDiego store on Saturday 7/22 & Sunday 7/23, where there will also be a signing & exclusive DJ set from James Lavelle! Stay tuned to @super7sandiego for updates too! #SDCC #SDCC2017 #SanDiegoComicCon #SanDiegoComicCon2017 #comiccon #comiccon2017 #comicon17 #toynews #reactionfigure #unkletoy DUDE! A NEW UNKLE TOY!!!!!

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4.6.17

Machine56 M56SC-F6 Varsity Jacket


Although it seems this post was meant to showcase the HELMET from Machine56 but in actual fact, it’s the Black on Black version of the M56 StreetClassic series heavy built varsity Jacket that is currently on sale on www.5060.bigcartel.com, with the M56SC-F6 priced at US$195. But the helmet is uber-awesome still … CHECK IT!



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Retro-er-than-Retro Street Fighter Arcade Game

21.3.17

20.3.17

ELBOW Portable Cassette Player


A slice of “retro” for the Future - with “ELBOW” being a next-generation portable cassette player concept, designed to bring the audio cassette back to prominence. Relive the glory of the 80s-90s with a revival/reboot!

Currently in prototype stage, here is a video and a selection of images to whet you tech gadget-loving appetites - with all images and future updates via their Facebook Page.

"ELBOW was first conceived by the audiovisual art duo BrainMonk as a cool side-project. Tired of the industry-dominating smart devices and touch screens, the designers wanted to create something immediate and tactile. For the life-long music fans, a cassette player seemed like the perfect project to stretch creative muscles and innovate.

ELBOW design concept, which condensed portable player to it's bare essence, has been well received by the design community (winning two competition awards) and cassette tape aficionados. Now ELBOW has entered prototype stage, where we are figuring out the physical and financial realities of the project."
(www.elbow.co.nf)

TAYBLES: The Original Cassette Tape Coffee Table


Modern Design Just Got a Retro Look! The Cassette Tape Coffee Table is built to scale with a whiteboard top & hidden storage, with TAYBLES: The Original Cassette Tape Coffee Table now on Kickstarter!

Ending March 21st, 2017, the campaign has since gone beyond the initial US$35,000 goal, with the tally now at over US$111,000.

Head to www.taybles.com for availability beyond Kickstarter.






I’m not a huge fan of having a “coffee table” (*Not that I “despise” it, I just don;t need a coffee table where I’m at :p), BUT it would be utter retro-bossilicious to blog on a cassette tape study table!!!


13.3.17

A BATHING APE® x KONG: SKULL ISLAND


PRESS: "To celebrate Kong as a great icon of cinema and pop culture and the release of Legendary Pictures' adventure movie, "KONG : SKULL ISLAND", A BATHING APE® or BAPE® teamed up with Legendary Pictures for the first time to launch a new collaboration collection : A BATHING APE® x KONG : SKULL ISLAND.

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures' "KONG : SKULL ISLAND" reimagines the origin of the mythic Kong in a compelling, original adventure starring Tom Hiddleston, Oscar winner Brie Larson and Toby Kebbell. Expect to find item lineup consists of pullover hoodie, sweatshirt and t-shirt which combine the KONG SKULL HEAD and APE HEAD design in this collaboration collection.

In United States, the items will be launched at BAPE STORE® NEW YORK and US.BAPE.COM. While in Japan, items will be available at BAPEXCLUSIVE™ AOYAMA, BAPEXCLUSIVE.”
(bape.com/kong)

BAPE KONG SKULL ISLAND 01
KONG APE HEAD PULLOVER HOODIE (Color:BLACK) at ¥23,000+TAX each.
BAPE KONG SKULL ISLAND 02
KONG APE HEAD CREWNECK (Colors: GRAY / BLACK) at ¥18,000+TAX each.
BAPE KONG SKULL ISLAND 03
KONG APE HEAD TEE (Colors:BLACK / WHITE) at ¥7,800+TAX each.

Source: Facebook

10.3.17

ASTRO CRASH Pin by Josh Divine x StrangeCat Toys


From Josh Divine (Illustrator, designer and concept artist working at Kidrobot) comes a 1.5" Hard Enamel Pin named “ASTRO CRASH” - showing the boy robot taking a “bad landing”, with this 250-pcs run pin available Friday 3/10 at 10am EST. on strangecattoys.com!