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Fashion Release February 2, 2018


It’s already Black History Month and we’re firing things off with some serious heat! We want you to look your absolute best this month so you can set the wave for this year to come. Make 2018 your year to step into the realest footwear in stock! Read below for more info on our newest releases for February. Air Jordan Retro 6 ‘Chinese New Year’ Available in Mens & Kids Saturday 2/3 @10AM. This special edition of the Air Jordan…

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Fashion January 29, 2018

UNBOXED | We Go Behind The Lens With @215shooter

Without a doubt, photography is one of the most coveted forms of expression in the fashion industry. And that includes the sneaker culture. So, for this special episode of UNBOXED: In The Field, we went behind the lens of one of Philly’s most creative photographers, Jerome Whitfield (@215shooter). The creative 32-year-old has been collecting sneakers since the early 2000s. He then turned his hobby into the ultimate hustle when he decided to become a freelance photographer and creative for sneaker…

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Fashion Release January 24, 2018

UNBOXED | Ep. 4: Nike AF1 Presents the ‘Season Of Her’ Collection

This collection may only be a January release, but it already has me thinking about the Spring season! And not mention, the wondrous year of the WOMAN. Nike has been fiercely promoting the social movement of gender equality with the ongoing ‘Force Is Female’ campaign. Check out our latest UNBOXED video, featuring our in-house VILLA sneaker enthusiasts– Brian, Alex and Munch! Nike WMNS Air Force Retro 1 ‘Season Of Her’ The AJ I Season of Her collection combines luxurious satin,…

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Fashion Lifestyle Release January 18, 2018

UNBOXED | Episode 3: Converse x Golf Le Fleur

Episode 3 of UNBOXED features the latest iterations of Tyler, The Creator’s collaborative shoe with Converse– GOLF le FLEUR. Our on-air hosts, Brian Nguyen and Anthony “Munch” Steele, give their opinions on the floral penchant color designs. What are your thoughts? Converse One Star x Golf Le Fleur The bright and bold collaboration from Converse and Tyler The Creator is perfection. Unlike the conventional Converse One Star, this pair features a flower motif across the sidewall. It’s uniquely different and…

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Fashion Lifestyle January 16, 2018

UNBOXED | Episode 2: Top 5 Air Jordan 1s

For another episode of UNBOXED, the VILLA team caught up with @munch215 (cohosting alongside office celebrity P-Worm) to discuss his top 5 favorite Air Jordan 1s!     Top 5 1. Jordan 1 Retro ‘Black Toe’ You think you’ve seen this sneaker before but you no idea. Familiar to other colorways but standing alone, the Air Jordan 1 Retro “Bred” combines an OG colorway with an OG silhouette for the first time ever. Remastered in a unique way, you’ll want to…

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Fashion Music January 10, 2018

First Images Of Kendrick Lamar’s Nike Cortez “Kenny 1” Sneaker

photos courtesy of Hypebeast Nike released the images for Kendrick Lamar’s highly anticipated sneaker which is dropping on Jan. 26. The West Coast rapper first previewed the kicks himself during his halftime performance at this year’s college football championship game. In honor of K. Dot’s fourth and latest studio release, the silhouette of the sneaker has the word DAMN boldly placed along the side. The premium white leather upper is boldly stands out next to the red etching that engraves the…

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Fashion January 10, 2018

UNBOXED | Episode 1 : Top 10 Pick Ups of 2017

To recap the hottest releases of 2017, we took a look at a true sneaker-enthusiast’s personal collection and picked out some of his faves for the year. The list of sneakers this hype beast has is not only immaculately gargantua, but it’ll make you want to set your game up x100! Follow Anthony “Munch” Steele @munch215. For more info & updates, follow us @RUVilla.  …

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Fashion December 14, 2017

Trend Alert | Motorsport and Colorblocking

Per usual, VILLA has you covered with all the hottest gear to stay on trend without breaking the bank. Racing gear and color blocking are without a doubt the next big trends in streetwear. Brands like Black Pyramid, Epitome, FILA, DOPE, and many others have embraced this trend and taken it from the racetrack to the store racks. HighSnobiety says that motorcycle and racing gear is always coming back into style because the genre is ‘evergreen’. Even if you know…

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Fashion Lifestyle December 12, 2017

Year of Air | A Look Back at Nike Air Force 1 in 2017

YEAR OF THE “AIR” It’s been one hell of a year for the Nike brand, especially for its most coveted silhouette—the Air Force 1. Nike celebrated the 35th anniversary of its Air Force 1 with many unforgettable moments this year. From A-list collaborations with Off-White and Travis Scott to launching nostalgia-worthy campaigns, this cult-status sneaker brand went all out. Alongside these hyped collabs launched some pretty dope footwear and apparel. During the unveil of the Air Force 1 Low NBA…

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