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November 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant announced yesterday that he will retire after this season, writing that "this season is all I have left to give."

His decision is not totally unexpected, given the fact that he has said many times in recent weeks that he has considered this season his last. After twenty years, two Olympic gold medals, five championship rings, 17 All-Star appearances, an 81-point game that ranks as the second-best in NBA history and more than 32,000 points, Bryant's career is officially winding down.

"With 17 NBA All-Star selections, an NBA MVP, five NBA championships with the Lakers, two Olympic gold medals and a relentless work ethic, Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest players in the history of our game," NBA commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement. "Whether competing in the Finals or hoisting jump shots after midnight in an empty gym, Kobe has an unconditional love for the game.

"I join Kobe's millions of fans around the world in congratulating him on an outstanding NBA career and thank him for so many thrilling memories."

Fans arriving at Staples Center last Sunday received a letter from Bryant in a black envelope embossed with gold.

"What you've done for me is far greater than anything I've done for you," Bryant wrote in the letter to fans. "I knew that each minute of each game I wore purple and gold. I honor it as I play today and for the rest of this season. My love for this city, this team and each of you will never fade. Thank you for this incredible journey."

He had an amazing career indeed. If you're an avid basketball fan or collector, for sure, you too are curious to find out if the Nike Kobe series will continue despite Mamba’s journey away from the game. Well, Vincenzo Monteroso from the Philippines, has sketched an awesome rendition of what a Nike Kobe Hybrid would look like if every applicable silhouette merged together.

His design features a high-top shoe that is very similar to the Nike Kobe X. His natural makeup incorporates notable features from the Kobe 1 to 10 shoes. To see more of his “Decades of Greatness” rendition, check out the stellar sketch below.


UPDATE:  A friend Jon Esteban Macapagal has offered to make a composite figure of Vincenzo's sketch. The details are spot on! Check them out below:




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FDMTL, a known Japanese independent denim brand, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a collaboration with Vans. Together these two present a Vans Era and a Vans Slip-On, both coming with Japanese patchwork fabric uppers. Different kinds of Indigo dyed fabrics were used for the skate shoes' uppers, which have been woven together to form beautiful patchwork patterns. The Indigo coloring will wear off over time and as such each skate shoes will receive its very own patina. There's an FDMTL branding on the heel of these two sneakers along with little tags on the uppers. You can pre-order the Vans x FDMTL 10th Anniversary “Japanese Patchwork” Pack now at Catii Japan for 16,200円, with delivery expected for Spring 2016.


The LA Lakers roots trace back to Minneapolis, Minnesota. This NBA team was founded in 1947, in the "Land of 1,000 Lakes". It then moved to California in 1960 and kept the moniker. The Black White LA Lakers Arch 59Fifty Fitted Cap is offered as part of NEW ERA's licensed Hardwood Classic Collection. It is made of 100% wool, and is presented in solid black with a light grey under bill. It also has an embroidered Lakers text logo with stars on the front panel. This style is currently available online in a full-size range at http://shop.neweracap.com.





Opening Ceremony and Vans Vault have collaborated once again to bring us these four new exclusive colorways of the Sk8 Hi and Old Skool LX. You can now take your choice of a tonal, all beige mock-up, or a white upper with gum sole. Dual branded sock liners finish these latest collab models off.

The Opening Ceremony x Vans Vault Sk8 Hi and Old Skool LX are available now exclusively from Opening Ceremony, both in-store and online with prices ranging from $100-120. 


Known for his high-end sneaker designs and attention to detail, designer Taka Hayashi has collaborated with Vans’ premium Vault by Vans label for a unique collection this season. A custom Pendleton Wool blanket is the main materials used for this capsule and holds vibrant tones and Southwestern-styled motifs inspired by Hayashi’s paintings. Matching TH Slip-On LX and TH Sk8 Huarache LX models are hand-cut, hand-stitched and handcrafted from the same beautiful fabrics, so no pairs are the same.

With a moccasin-inspired aesthetic, leather trims and embossed midsoles, this is one of the TH Slip-On LX’s most premium iterations to date. The TH Sk8 Huarache LX is a new Sk8-Hi silhouette reimagined by Hayashi that features a gray suede exterior at the front with patterned quarter panels and an embellished, laser-etched heel counter. The Pendleton x Taka Hayashi x Vault by Vans capsule collection is scheduled to drop on November 28 with a price range of $120-285 USD at Vans stockists including Barneys, Bodega, Boon The Shop, Colette, Dover Street Market, Gravity Pope, Hanon Shop, J2 Sneakerbox, Juice, KITH, Naked, Off The Hook, Sneakersnstuff, Undefeated and Wish ATL.

 





MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The overflowing number of products out in the market makes it almost impossible for Filipinos today to decide what the best ones to buy are. Now that the Christmas season is fast approaching, every consumer is faced with a streamline of options from the latest electronics, stylish clothing, fast moving consumer goods, and even in demand sensational items.

Lazada
 (www.lazada.com.ph), the Philippines’ One Stop Shopping and Selling Destination, knows the trendiest products out there to be enjoyed by consumers online. In a study conducted by Lazada, Bluetooth watches, GoPro action cameras, laptops, drones and smartphones ranked as the top products preferred by Filipinos to have this Christmas. Filipinos nowadays search for unique finds that are hot, sensational and at the same time worth the money. The infograph below illustrates the rest of the findings.

Lazada, with its nationwide delivery, makes these products accessible to Filipinos whether they’re in Luzon, Visayas or Mindanao. What makes shopping at Lazada even more advantageous is that you don’t have to experience the heavy road congestion going to the mall in order to purchase what you want. Also, you can buy products and have them delivered to your friends and loved ones wherever they are in the Philippines. And if you’re still thinking of which products are best to give to friends in other parts of the country, below are Lazada’s best-selling products per region. 

55% of Filipinos spend most of their time browsing and researching for products which could potentially catch their interest. In this case, where the consumer doesn’t have anything specific in mind, browsing through categories could help with their purchase decision. Finding the best product within the category list is essential in choosing the right Christmas gift. In a comparative research of Lazada, we found out that for both Google and Lazada, the top-searched categories are Mobiles & Tablets and Computers & Laptops. Below are the top categories per platform.

Filipinos have truly engaged themselves in the wireless world. Lifting data from Google, 65% of Filipinos are actually online shoppers. Filipinos have wide access to the internet with 5 out of 10 being online daily. They usually course their online activity through mobile (the highest), followed by computer and tablet. Lazada has an available platform for each of these means to access the internet and the online shopping community. Filipinos start researching for ideal Christmas presents online as early as July and reaches its peak by November. Moreover, Filipinos consider these top three attributes whenever they shop: (1) value for money, (2) price, and (3) quality - all of which are trademarks of what Lazada has to offer to every consumer.


Filipinos are truly one of the trendiest shoppers. With all the best products and deals in store for them, it is a matter of choosing the best product to give this Christmas. The Filipino Christmas online shopper is not only the best giver but also awaits to receive the best gifts s/he could get during this most wonderful time of the year.


Diamond Supply Co. returns with a brand new collection, dubbed "League Pack," made exclusively for Zumiez.

The collection features a range of pieces, from T-Shirts, to Hoodies & Sweatshirts, Hats, Beanies, and many more. The garments feature premium fabrications, such as heavyweight French Terry, soft Cotton Jersey and Micro-Poplin, in addition to elevated details through its hidden zippers, embroidered art, and hybrid silhouettes.

The Diamond Supply Co. "League Pack" collection is available now, exclusively, at Zumiez. ~$45.


It's Fashion Week in Lazada! The month-long celebration of Online Revolution is just starting and since yesterday until Nov. 18, the best fashion deals are up for grabs that go for as much as 95% off!

Men's and Women's Fashion items are available at amazingly low prices with top deals from clothing, bags, shoes and even accessories!

Now's the best time to buy the most fashionable items in Lazada!

Shop for Men's Clothing, Watches. Sunglasses, Scooters, Ride-ons, and more!











Highly renowned artist Geoff McFetridge collabs with NIKE SB yet again.

With his past work on the Nike Vandals and the Very Limited Edition "Paper" Dunk High's for the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) which Nike produced only 24 pairs. He is back and produced these clean tan joints on the Nike Blazer SB. Slopped up with "NIKE SKATEBOARDING", Geoff does his unique clean line style with the black, orange and white accents.

Dropping EXCLUSIVELY at WL CIRCUIT on 11.13.15 at 7 P.M.

wLOYALS also have a chance to get a LIMITED WL shirt for every purchase of the shoe for FREE.

BLAZER SB PREM SE QS SUMMIT WHT/TEAM ORANGE 819861-188
Php 4,495 | sz. 6-12 (no 11.5)

#welegendary
#nikesb


WL NOVEMBER KILLER SALE

With the high demand on these last month, we are EXTENDING our BUY ONE TAKE ONE PROMO.

Now It's even better, you can combine both NIKE SB and EMERICA (emerica promo available only at WL KAMUNING).

Yup, you don't have to bring beer anymore but if you're feeling nice then hey hey hey we'd love to get some more.

Promo starts Nov. 7 up to the 30th.

So head on to the shops before the sizes runs out.

*Website listing of what's available will be updated MONDAY 11.09.15 and it will also be posted on our FB page at We Legendary.

Orders online, hit us up at orders_welegendary@yahoo.com , might take us a day or two to get back since we get a lot of inquiries, so better yet visit our stores if you can.

WELEGENDARY.COM


What’s one of the first things that comes to your mind when people talk about Skateboarding? A hobby? A groupie activity? Out of school youths getting chased by pigs all day? Or the way most people look at it; teens with long hair who smoke pot and ride all day. Even though some of it might be true, you might want to look a little more into it.

Skateboarding competitions and demos, tricks contest and signing sessions. It’s been around here in the Philippines for quite some time now. For so many years, it has developed into a phenomenon. What most people don’t realize is that exemplifies the values of sportsmanship, perseverance, and determination. I have friends who were dedicated skateboarders, and I have watched them grown up into fine young men. As the adage goes, don’t judge a book by its cover. With that being said, if you love skateboarding, or want to have some fun next weekend (November 14, 2015), the Mountain Dew Tour Am Series is gracing us with their presence! On November 14, Circuit Makati Skate Park will feature skateboarding competitions, signing sessions, and demos with Jordan Maxham, Sean Malto and Justin Schulte. Moreover, Parokya ni Edgar will also be there!

#DoTheDew #DewTourAMSeries


We know for the fact that Amazon doesn't accept product shipments to some Asian countries including the Philippines. Well, this is due to many cases of fraud credit cards, that is why upon entering your PH delivery address, Amazon will eventually reject it in the checkout process.

Some say Amazon will only deliver small items like DVDs, CDs, or books in the Philippines but not huge stuff or such that are expensive. I also learned that Amazon only prioritizes  U.S. or U.K. delivery addresses, so anyone outside U.S./U.K.  will alternatively need to use virtual addresses to receive their orders.

With the help of Kango Express, we no longer have to rely on relatives or family members to buy and ship our items to our address here in the Philippines for us.Kango Express is there to help us Shop, Ship, and Save.

Skate Shoes PH was at #HappifyKangoExpressLaunch event last week and discovered the newest package forwarding service in the Philippines: Kango Express. I also received an Amazon Gift Card plus the Kango Express shipping credit. Cool eh?

Now, we can purchase any items online in the US and U.K. and have it shipped straight to your home or office in the Philippines freight fee, and without customs charge. Cool eh? It's almost the same service being provided by Johnny Air but with some added features.

Here's how to use Kango Express Service

1. First, you need to register at kangoexpress.com for a FREE U.S. & U.K. Address

Kango Express doesn’t charge a membership fee, service fee, package handling fee or have any other hidden costs. Pricing is simple and straight forward. Registration is free and currently the company is offering a 20% discount on customers’ first order.




2. Shop with U.S./U.K. Retailers

Upon selecting your items at the retailer’s site, you will complete the checkout and payment process using our U.S. or U.K. warehouse as the ship to address, along with your Kango Express account number referenced in Line 2 of the address. This address information will always be visible to you in your account dashboard once you register and sign in.

Some retailers may not accept payment using international credit cards. In that case, you can use our Buying Service. For a small fee, we’ll place the order for you and make payment. Once you tell us what you want to purchase and make payment, we’ll buy your items for you and arrange for delivery to your Kango Express account.

Keep in mind that Kango Express is also ideal for sending gifts to family and friends worldwide. It is not necessary to purchase new items from online retailers to take advantage of the excellent shipping benefits offered by Kango Express.

3.Confirm your Package Details

We will notify you via email once your package has arrived at our warehouse and been updated into your account. At that time, you can log into your Kango Express account and review the details of your package including the volume/weight after the package has been resized, your estimated shipping costs and the values assigned to your items. You will also fill in any missing information, confirm you’re the delivery address and the type of shipping service you would like to use.

Kango Express will hold your package up to 30 days at no charge. This allows you to manage your shipping schedule and ensure you will be home to receive packages, combine multiple packages into single shipment or comply with local customs limits.

4. Ship your Package

Once you are ready to send your packages, you will log into your account and schedule your shipment. For Kango Direct Service shipments, you will request to ship specific packages, review your invoice and process your payment. The packages will ship within 24 hours of payment. For Kango Consolidation Service shipments, you will assign the packages you wish to send to a designated pre-scheduled shipment date. The day before the shipment date, you will be issued an invoice that should be paid within 24 hours.

Once your packages have shipped, you will receive notification along with your shipment tracking number. Your shipment can be tracked from our website throughout its transit. Typically Direct packages will arrive at your home/business in 3-5 days, and Consolidation packages will be available for pick up within 5-8 days after shipment (dependent on actual country of destination).

5. Receive and Enjoy

Your package will be delivered to your home, office or our local office, depending on the service you’ve chosen for your shipment. If any duties or taxes are due on your shipment, you will be notified by our local office or courier company to arrange payment.

Throughout the process, you’ll be able to count on the support of our customer service staff in our corporate/warehouse locations as well as local offices to ensure that any questions or concerns you have are answered quickly and accurately.


Once your packages have been delivered, it’s time to look for more great shopping deals and start the process all over again!

I have not tried Kango Express yet, but will be more than happy to share my shopping experience with you guys as soon as possible. Thanks for reading. Please subscribe to receive updates directly to your inbox.

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