Looking back at Sydney’s incredible Rainbow Laneway

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Cool Travel on Thursday 2 January 2014

Sydney vs Melbourne. There are many arguments about which is the superior Australian city. As a Sydney local, the harbour city will always be home. However, I often find Melbourne an enticing and edgy mistress. Apart from the world-class coffee and abundance of galleries and record stores, Melbourne’s laneways are high up on the list […]

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Japan’s Nike Music Shoe: these kicks are real instruments

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By Annie Churdar in New Products on Thursday 3 October 2013

Apparently Nike isn’t just about running and sports in Japan. When it came time to release the brand new Nike Free Run+, W+K Tokyo created quite a buzz when they produced the musical instrument version of the shoe. Known as Nike Music Shoe, the shoe was a functional instrument that produced different tones when bent […]

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Nike Flyknit Collective Feather Pavilion in Beijing

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Art on Thursday 18 October 2012

Taiwanese architect Huang Qian Zhi, or Arthur Huang as he is sometimes known, has created the Nike Feather Pavilion in Beijing. It’s an installation which is housed in a restored 7,000 gallon oil drum that encompasses the ideas behind Nike’s Flyknit technology – both literally and figuratively.

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Made By Nike: new boutique tumblr

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By This Island Life in New Fashion on Thursday 9 August 2012

It’s always a challenge to find workout clothes that are both functional and fashionable. Call me superficial, but I’m not about to turn up to pilates in some generic ensemble. I want training gear that reflects my personal style, not every other girl in the gym. For me, that’s teaming basics with statement pieces. While most sportswear labels have the staples covered, there are not many translating fashion-forward designs into their collections and doing it well. So when I stumbled across a new boutique tumblr for women called MADE BY NIKE, I knew I’d found something special.

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