Fall foliage Even though one of them is clearly the most popular, there are so many different camo prints to choose from. For their new collab, Carhartt WIP and Vans looked back to the '5os. The Camo Mitchell pattern was first used in 1953 by United States Marine Corps. And now it adorns the classic Vans Era. The Carhartt WIP x Vans Classics Era is available as of today (August 27) both in-store and online. There is also Camo Mitchell apparel, bag and accessories to snatch up. See more of Carhartt WIP x Vans Classics Era below.
When peer pressure is a-ok. Peer pressure generally leads to things that aren't that great for you. The "one" more drink has gotten us more than once. Well, new research says you can peer pressure your friends into exercising longer and harder. The paper was published in the journal Psychology of Sport and Exercise. Psychologist Christian Jarrett has summarized the findings for the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest. Jarret writes:
Sixty-eight regulars (nine men) at a Pilates studio were asked to perform two plank exercises, and to hold each for as long as they possibly could. The participants were given a three-minute rest between each attempt. The key intervention is that between planks, half the participants were given the "social norms" message that 80 per cent of people similar to them (in terms of age, gender and Pilates level) had achieved a 20 per cent longer time on their second effort. The other participants were told nothing of this kind, or anything else.Participants held the plank position twice. The second time, they were told their peers could hold the plank longer, and voila the peer pressure worked. Participants held their second pose 5 percent longer than their first try. The second group who wasn't told anything, dropped by 18%. So go ahead and let the peer pressure roll. We just hope you use it for the more beneficial things. Most of the time. Spotted via: NY Mag
Patta has (again) teamed up with Kangol to release a some hats. Knitted in Kangol’s trademarked bouclé yard, the Patta x Kangol Bermud Hats feature alternating Kangol Kangaroo and Patta logos stitched around the side crown and contrasting top buttons. The Patta x Kangol Bermuda Casual Hats will be available in navy and light blue at Patta on August 23rd and online the following week. See more below.
Documenting censorship in the Information Age. In the spring of 2014, father Wyatt Neumann took his 2-year-old daughter Stella with him on a road trip. As any father would do, he documented their journey in pictures. While on this trip, a hyper puritanical, neo-conservative group launched a cyber attack on the photographic works. They went as far as to shut down his Facebook, Instagram, and attempting to shut down his website. They even started a webpage about him and his seemingly “perverse” images. "This show, and this work, details a stark contrast between two very different ideologies and worldviews in both America and abroad. One is open minded, proud and expressive. Unafraid. The other is far more conservative; a point of view bent on shame, and the manipulations of people’s freedoms based on subjective will," Neumann says. "My children are free, they live without shame." Wyatt Neumann's “I FEEL SORRY FOR YOUR CHILDREN – the sexualization of innocence in america” is open from now until August 21st. Safari Gallery 355 West Broadway New York, NY See some more photos from the exhibit below.
New York City tips its hat to Jeter Derek Jeter will wrap up his 20th season in the MLB this year. To pay homage, Jordan brand has created a good-bye fit for one of its longest sponsored athletes. Titled “RE2PECT,” the video features the likes of Jay-Z, Carmelo Anthony and Billy Crystal--to name a few--tipping their hats to the Yankees captain. Watch the video above. Who else do you spot in the spot?
With this workout from sisters Maria Clara and Carolina Salgado. Sometimes it helps to have a friend (or a family member) to push you during your workouts. Whether it's an obligation to meet them at the gym or a couple encouraging words like "Get it." Beach volleyball players Maria Clara and Carolina Salgado are all about encouraging teamwork--both on and off the sand. “We try to push each other a lot in our training,” says Maria Clara. “Sometimes when we’re running, Carol is out in front and I’m trying to catch her. We have fun, but at the same time the friendly competition makes us better.” Now, the Salgado sisters can give you a little push too. The Brazilian beach volleyball pros have a new on the Nike+ Training Club app to help you get ready for a summer. During the 15-minute workout you'll run through five drills, including overhead triceps extensions, Russian Twist ball tosses and single leg deadlifts. It's a short time to pay for a long season of beach. The Beach Ready Workout is available now on the N+TC App. And if their training look, which includes the Nike Free TR Fit 4 Breathe, on Nike.com. \