Category: Reviews

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Girl & Chocolate Skateboards | Pretty Sweet

When a new Girl or Chocolate skate film comes out, if you’ve got any sense, you stop and pay attention. ‘Pretty Sweet’ is possibly the most understated title ever.

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Converse | Stüssy x Converse Elm shoe

The Converse Elm model leaves peripheral embellishments to the side and concentrates on simplicity – and this special Stüssy edition ramps things up an extra notch altogether.

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Vans | Rowley SPV skate shoe

Vans are really good at breaking down a skate shoe into the most basic components and then ensuring that what’s left is up to the job. And the Rowley SPV is the perfect testament to this.

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Epiphany Skateboards | Decipher Tomorrow DVD

‘Decipher Tomorrow’ is a low-fi DVD masterpiece. There are no HD sections, no frustrating skits, no 3D graphics – it’s just good quality skating. Check out the review!

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ASICS x Hanon Gel Lyte lll ‘Wildcats’

Scotland’s Hanon Shop switched things up for this ASICS collaboration. Instead of just colouring-in panels, there’s a reworking that makes the Wildcats unique.

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Emerica | Brandon Westgate skate shoe

There are plenty of good skate shoe models in the Sole Tech family to choose from, but the Brandon Westgate model is a definite winner. Have a read of our review here on Trashfilter.

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The Real Video | Since Day One

This film made me want to go skating: what more could I ask than that? Read our full review of Real’s hour-and-a-bit of epicness right here…

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Chrome Ball Incident x Heel Bruise VHS T-shirt

At last: a tee dedicated to those of us with piles of old VHS skate videos. The Chrome Ball and Heel Bruise VHS tee is perfect for all lounge lizards.

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Warning: The Art of Marc McKee | a book by Winston Tseng

Winston Tseng put together this nice monologue of Marc McKee’s artwork: a glimpse into the archives of one of the most important artists in skateboarding’s history.

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The Doomsday Papers | Mysterious Al at StolenSpace

When Trashfilter last caught up with Mysterious Al, he was preparing to collate his work for his first solo show: ‘The Doomsday Papers’ at StolenSpace is the outstanding result.

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Nike Sportswear | Nike Lunar Macleay+

The Nike Lunar Macleay mid-top has quite rightly racked up a few positive words online: everyone loves it. And when you see it for yourself, you’ll understand why.

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Addict footwear | Addict Scout shoe

When C-Law got loose with the new range of casual footwear at Addict, it was inevitable he’d be conjuring up something I’d actually like to own. Let me introduce you to the Scout.

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Cliché Résumé | A Decade Plus of Skateboarding in Europe book

Good skate-related books are few and far between, but this 320 page compendium of Cliché’s journey from their humble start is fully worthy of being printed and bound.

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Emerica ‘Stay Gold’ | DVD review

It’s been a long time coming and the ads over the past 18 months have certainly fueled our expectant minds, but Emerica’s ‘Stay Gold’ certainly lives up to the promise.

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Will I Go To Hell For This | graffiti book

This book, fresh from Denmark, is specifically about the Copenhagen S-train scene from 1984 up to 2009. With 264 pages and over 600 photos, it’s pretty comprehensive.