Artist Shantell Martin’s work has been described as unique, bold and playful. The artist creates a language of lines. Martin’s inky world of characters and messages bridges fine art, performance art and everyday life, making her work both profound and whimsical. The second PUMA x SHANTELL MARTIN collection features a mix of premium materials, pops of color and intricate details. Taking inspiration from the elegance and grace of the New York City Ballet dancers, the SHANTELL MARTIN designed Muse iteration features long, sleek lines, fun color-contrasting, a split sole and an artfully scribbled graphic design for a bold yet feminine edge. The neoprene and breathable mesh upper features an all-over SHANTELL MARTIN designed graphics. Its slip-on construction allows for easy on and off removal, while the lace closure scores a snug fit. The distinct split sole with a translucent outsole that reveals hand-written messaging underneath. Pull tabs on the tongue and heel makes for easy on and off. Rounding out the look of the sneaker is PUMA branding at lateral heel. The vibrant colors against the white sneaker makes it a nice choice for the summer days.Screen Shot 2018-07-19 at 3.05.16 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-19 at 3.05.03 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-19 at 3.04.49 PMScreen Shot 2018-07-19 at 3.04.05 PM

Nike Air Max 95 Solar Red

Nike’s Air Max 95 haen an icon since its debut due to its revolutionary and innovative visible air bubble. Now the brand has released the silhouette in an OG color-way, Solar Red. The popular color-way returned to the market last year, but now it’s another chance for anyone who didn’t get a chance at that release to grab a pair.  It features the traditional color palette mostly seen on the 90s runner with shades of grey alternating across the distinct upper design. Bold accents of solar red are seen on eyelets, Swoosh, branding on the tongue and Air Max unit, while sitting on a black midsole. These are currently available at rime’s Brooklyn location.Screen Shot 2018-07-19 at 2.35.02 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-19 at 2.35.28 PM

Stüssy’s Summer 2018 Collection

Coming off of their latest collaboration with i-D magazine Stüssy just unveiled their summer 2018 collection called “Beach Gear”. The summer range takes inspiration from ’50s Los Angeles and the utopian, free-spirited and nature-loving lifestyle that defined the era. The new batch offers a variety of summer essentials, done in vibrant shades and decorated with tie-dye and floral prints. Some of the offered pieces are a nylon jacket, mixed panel rayon shirt, tie-dye crew flee, graphic tees and water shorts.Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.43.17 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.43.30 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.43.43 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.43.53 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.44.02 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.44.10 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.44.18 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.44.25 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.44.35 PM

FILA’s Floral Embroidery Pack

FILA’s new ladies exclusive Floral Embroidery Pack is an ode to nature. A floral embroidery design is the focal point of the pack. The Original Fitness is adorned with brightly embroidered blooms in various shades of pink and green, with metallic gold accents against a white or black sneaker. The embroidered rose details extend around the sneaker. The low-top classic features a leather upper, with the embroidery highlighting the feminine toe shape of the sneaker. FILA branding appear on the tongue and the outsole in a similar pink hue that’s in the embroidery, and features  the brand’s signature flag design. The floral embroidery is a great update to the timeless workout sneaker.These are currently available at rime’s Brooklyn location at 296 Atlantic Ave.Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.21.49 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.22.13 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.22.40 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.22.53 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 3.22.23 PM

Sean Williams Of Obsessive Sneaker Disorder Named Rankin Scholar At Philly’s Drexel University

Sean “Paper Chser” Williams of Obsessive Sneaker Disorder and SOLEcial Studies has used both platforms to educate and spread his love of sneaker culture. SOLEcial Studies is an eight week program that prepares the next generation of of footwear industry professionals. The program tackles topics from the Obsessive Sneaker Disorder podcast and a lesson plan that takes on six decades of sneaker knowledge. Now The program will be a residency at Drexel University as Sean Williams has been named Rankin Scholar at the school. Williams will work in partnership with Drexel’s Design and Merchandising department at the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design. SOLEcial Studies will be included as an added dimension to prepare students for careers in the sneaker industry. The SOLEcial Studies program at Drexel will take on elements the Obsessive Sneaker Disorder podcast is known for, as well as interactive events, real-life application of the sneaker industry. Congrats to Sean, a long time friend of rime, on his new residency at Drexel.Screen Shot 2018-07-17 at 1.14.44 PM

PUMA Debuts Latest Trainer With The Help Of Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez continues her ambassadorship with PUMA to debut PUMA’s latest sneaker, the Amp XT. The sneaker merges style and sport. The star wears the white color-way of the high -performing sneakers. It has a reinforced heel wrap that’s paired with a knitted support collar that elevates the athletic aspect of the sneaker. An IGNITE Foam heel has a fluid energy transfer for super comfort and cushioning  during performance. Blue stripes accent the collar, tongue and midfoot, while red PUMA branding is seen on tongue. The look of the Amp XT is rounded off by a silver Formstripe.Screen Shot 2018-07-17 at 10.03.10 AM Screen Shot 2018-07-17 at 10.03.25 AM Screen Shot 2018-07-17 at 10.03.38 AM Screen Shot 2018-07-17 at 10.03.49 AM

Rime’s Instagram

We asked our Instagram followers what their favorite summer drop was and received a variety of responses. So what was your favorite summer drop? We want to know. Also follow us on Instagram @rime_nyc.Screen Shot 2018-07-17 at 9.34.38 AM

Fila Disruptor 2 Premium

The Fila Disruptor 2 Premium is a retro-inspired sneaker from the sportswear brand. The sneaker is an updated twist of a classic style. It’s a sporty-cool chunky lace up silhouette in a sleek, perforated leather upper with breathable textile lining, padded tongue and collar for added comfort and support, with branded details at the sides and heel. The chunky, lugged rubber sole gives major cushioning and a no-slip grip. The chunky 90s design color update sees the Disruptor 2 done in all white contrasted by Fila branding in blue and red. These are currently available at rime locations.Screen Shot 2018-07-16 at 1.29.25 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-16 at 1.29.45 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-16 at 1.30.01 PM

Soleseekers Screening At Rime

Soleseekers is the first full length documentary on sneaker culture. The film documents the rise of British sneaker culture. It chronicles how people of different background come together over their shared appreciation of sneakers. Soleseekers explores the ins of sneaker culture from the collectors to the consumers that wait on line for hours for that sought after sneaker and what drives them to do it. The film allows for viewers to journey through inner drive and passion of British sneaker culture. To attend the screening of the documentary at rime click here for the Eventbrite.Screen Shot 2018-07-16 at 1.13.48 PM

Stüssy And i-D Collaborate On A Limited Edition Capsule

i-D is a magazine that has always embraced the subcultures, much like Stüssy. Both i-D and Stüssy have legacies that are trans-generational and spans multiple subcultures, while evolving and pushing boundaries. To celebrate 35 years of collaborations, the British based magazine collaborate with iconic street-wear brand Stüssy on a limited edition capsule collection. The range is consisted of three tees and two hoodies. The five-piece range features some throwbacks, including a heritage long-sleeve, which reworks a rare Stüssy i-D tee design from 1990. The collection has a heavy 80s and 90s influence. They feature signature Stüssy branding, while the actual designs were created to pay homage to the DIY creative process of the 80s and 90s. The pieces are right on trend and represent both collaborators fully.Screen Shot 2018-07-11 at 3.42.30 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-11 at 3.42.43 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-11 at 3.42.59 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-11 at 3.43.09 PM Screen Shot 2018-07-11 at 3.43.25 PM

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