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The Shoes Behind The Last Shot: All About The Jordan XIV

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The Shoes Behind The Last Shot: All About The Jordan XIV

Michael Jordan's infamous "Last Shot" in game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals agains the Utah Jazz is the stuff of basketball legend. MJ dropped an 18-footer with 5.2 seconds to bury the Jazz and secure his 6th and final NBA Championship 19 years ago today. You've seen the rumored push-off on Bryon Russell that MJ used to clear enough space. You've seen the legions of Jazz fans behind the basket's horrified faces, as they knew they were about to get screwed again. You've seen the one little boy in a black Bulls jersey to the left of the hoop...

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Tom Sachs And Nike: A Match Made In Outer Space

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Tom Sachs And Nike: A Match Made In Outer Space

Collaborating with Nike is a big deal. The most powerful footwear brand in the world? Sneakers that everyone collected and loved growing up? Yes, a collaboration with the Swoosh is certainly a milestone in almost any creator’s career. Then there’s Tom Sachs, whose “Mars Yard” sneaker has released twice, and blown off virtual shelves faster than you can say “Marvin the Martian” twice. What sets Sachs apart from other artists who have worked with Nike on a limited-edition shoe is that he’s not really into sneakers or sneaker collecting at all. He’s even gone so far as to state “We...

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Kanye West's 10 Best Street Style Fits

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Kanye West's 10 Best Street Style Fits

  Happy 'Ye day.  The most influential and important artist of our generation turns 40 today. Ever since 2003, when his first studio album The College Dropout released, Kanye has never been far from the forefront of street culture. And of course, Ye's known for more than his music. His style and overall knowledge of fashion is second to none. He's turned heads at performances and award shows all over the world for the past decade-plus, no matter if he was rocking Polo, Givenchy, or his own YEEZY gear. Whatever he does is fresh and unique, and the industry tends...

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Going Ape: The Top 15 Bape Collabs Of All Time

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Going Ape: The Top 15 Bape Collabs Of All Time

Bape. The Japanese juggernauts. The commodores of camo. The higher-ups of hype. The … well, you get the point. When it comes to street culture, there are few brands that have enjoyed the same longevity and relevance as Nigo and Sk8thing’s iconic label. One of the things that makes Bape so legendary is their multitude of collabs. They’ve worked with some of the biggest brands in the world — on everything from shirts to shoes to home goods, and they’ve certainly got the Midas touch, as almost anything they apply their signature aesthetic to turns to gold (or camo). In honor...

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Best Of The Best: The Best Colorway Of Each Air Jordan Model, I-XIV

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Best Of The Best: The Best Colorway Of Each Air Jordan Model, I-XIV

  About a month ago, Sole Collector published a piece in which they picked the worst Air Jordan colorway of each model, I to XXXI. Although we do agree that there were some pretty awful shoes on their list (even Jordan Brand isn't immune to a brick every so often!), we didn't love the negative tone of the article.  Everyone has their own style, and we're all about creative self-expression at Piff, so we thought we'd bring something more positive your way. Here's the BEST colorway of each Air Jordan model, I to XIV. Let's run it. I: Bred  ...

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