PRO-Keds lands in Italy thanks to Wolverine

PRO-Keds lands in Italy thanks to Wolverine

Andrea Tuzio · 1 month ago · Style

The historic PRO-Keds sneaker line, part of Keds, finally lands in Italy thanks to Wolverine, the company it belongs to.

Keds, one of the founding brands in the history of sneaker culture in New York City, a brand with a unique identity and one of the longest-running American companies, launched its sports line in 1949.
PRO-Keds, initially created for basketball, transitioned from the hardwood floor to the street in the 1970s to become a true style sign. During those years PRO-Keds also became synonymous with the American sports shoe and was worn by the biggest names in the history of basketball such as Nate “Tiny” Archibald, Jo Jo White and the unforgettable and unique Pete “Pistol” Maravich, one of the strongest and most creative players of all time.

Like many products that have become a cult phenomenon, the PRO-Keds owe their boom to the Bronx and Harlem neighborhoods, true incubators of trends. Parallel to the success on the playing fields and the visibility given by the greatest sportsmen of the time, in fact, the PRO-Keds become the sneakers of reference in New York worn by the founding fathers of Hip Hop as DJ Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa and MC KRS-One just to name a few.


It was in these quarters that the Royal and 69er, the brand’s two most iconic silhouettes, began to be worn. they symbolize an era where authenticity is all that matters. In fact, PRO-Keds was born to question the mainstream choices of the era and did so with a timeless style.

Today, the brand is committed to maintaining the same authenticity that made it a cultural icon by offering updated versions of the iconic models.
In fact, the SS21 collection will be distributed in only 50 selected premium stores where you can take home a true American icon.

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More than bodies, Rony Hernandes’ photography

More than bodies, Rony Hernandes’ photography

Claudia Fuggetti · 11 hours ago · Photography

Rony Hernandes is a model and photographer who uses body exploration as an expressive means to embark on new paths and depict characters who fully explore their sexuality without taboos. The artist tells his approach to photography as follows:

“Photography became a part of my life when I realized that I could go through what I felt and felt with the camera in hand, I express myself through self-portraits and stories.”

All images have a perfect composition and tend to highlight with great elegance body aesthetic harmony in every shape. The management of light is accurate and suggestive; nothing is left to chance, indeed, behind every shot there is a large study that contributes to a global representation of multiple moods that arouse strong emotions in the viewer.

On Rony’s Instagram profile you can find other very interesting images, in the meantime have a look at our gallery.

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Carlota Guerrero and the naked beauty of women

Carlota Guerrero and the naked beauty of women

Giulia Guido · 17 hours ago · Photography

Simple beauty without censorship. That’s exactly how you could describe the art of Carlota Guerrero.

Born in Barcelona, Carlota is a self-taught artist and has been passionate about photography since she was a teenager. Over the years, the style of her shots has proved to be perfect for high fashion editorials, working for brands like Givenchy and Dior, for artistic performances, but also for advertising campaigns like The Force Is Female for Nike.

What has made the work of Spanish photographer known and appreciated internationally are her photographs that portray the beauty of female bodies. There are no veils, nothing hides the shapes of the bodies that are immortalized by Carlota’s lens.

The women portrayed represent their freedom, freedom to show themselves and their bodies, not because they are obliged to do so, but because they are free to do so.

Discover more about Carlota on her site and Instagram profile.

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Self-Portrait, Sofia Masini delicate portraits

Self-Portrait, Sofia Masini delicate portraits

Giulia Pacciardi · 17 hours ago · Photography

From the pictorial self-portraits of the past to the self-portraits taken with a smartphone, humans have always been fascinated by the photographic representation of themselves.
In fact, to question the meaning of beauty and identity, the Milanese photographer Sofia Masini created a series of surreal nudes against the backdrop of an empty apartment.

Her portraits, which are very delicate in colours are very strong in form. Distorted nudes, faceless figures jamming into the body, in strange corners created by the same arts.

A project that, according to the words of the photographer herself, allowed her to listen to her body, look inside without filters and find a safe space where she can express her feelings without fear.

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Between reality and fiction, the photography by Ibai Acevedo

Between reality and fiction, the photography by Ibai Acevedo

Giulia Guido · 17 hours ago · Photography

Born in 1984 in Barcelona, Ibai Acevedo is a photographer who, thanks to his shots, takes us into a world on the border between dream and reality. 

The one between Ibai and photography was neither a love born as a child, nor a love at first sight: there was a time, that seems so far away in which he was a graphic designer and in which he spent the summers peacefully, without having to take pictures of anything. Then something slowly changed. 

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Today Ibai Acevedo has found in the camera the means to express emotions and states of mind. To do this he has developed a very particular style, able to capture us and never let us go. 

Through an almost exasperated and unnatural use of lights and colors, Ibai Acevedo manages to transform ordinary subjects and places, such as a bedroom or a bath in the sea, into something extraordinary and surreal. 

We recognize everything in his shots, each element seems real but at the same time impossible. 

– Read also: The natural and fleeting portraits by Nirish Shakya aka Nizzah

Ibai Acevedo’s portfolio is a journey into the oneiric, ready to dive in?

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