Oktoberfest is here, and while it has only been four days since it began, in all likelihood, a good amount of clothing and shoes have suffered the fate of being drenched in beer, bodily fluids, and all the not-so-fun stuff that comes out of too much alcohol. Those who can hold their liquor may have fewer issues but lightweights are probably not as lucky.

Adidas is showing sneakerheads some loving by releasing the Adidas Originals Munchen Sneaker – guaranteed to be beer-proof (among other things). Continue reading →

It’s not a joke. It’s not a gimmick.

The major department store chain has announced that it’s going to launch a new type of shop which will give shoppers a whole new experience. Called Nordstrom Local, the shop concept is radically different from the existing Nordstrom setup.

For one, a Nordstrom Local will occupy only 3,000 square feet – compare that to the 140,000 square feet of the average Nordstrom shop.

The huge difference, though, lies in the fact that a Nordstrom Local shops won’t be holding any stock. Continue reading →