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Rihanna’s FENTY X PUMA Bow Slipper And Bow Sneaker Are Available At Rime

Rihanna continues to dazzle the fashion set with her collaboration collections with PUMA. The latest drop is the FENTY Bow Sneaker and the Bow Slide. Influenced by the luxe Parisian days of Marie-Antoinette, the Bow Slide is the classic soccer slide elevated by the satin bow that adorns the slide strap and the satin foam backing for comfort. The Bow Sneaker is a statement piece of footwear for any occasion. The Bow Sneaker takes PUMA’s old school running silhouette, the Trinomial, and packs it with a stand out punch. The all over satin tonal sneaker features a delicate satin bow and the PUMA by Rihanna signature tongue patch. Both silhouettes are available at rime locations in pink and olive color-ways. You can also find them here at the online store.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Be an activist of love everyday, but today, make it special, no matter who you’re loving. Happy Valentine’s day.
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Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low 2

The descendant of the LunarEpic Flynkit Low is here, with focal point still being its intricately knitted, weaved upper. A flexible, breathable Flyknit upper wraps the foot like a second skin, with targeted areas providing lightweight support where its needed most. It is detailed with matching flywire, branding Swooshes across the side panels and more branding on the tongue, rounding out the look of the sneaker is a white full length laser-spied Lunarlon sole unit, just like its predecessors. The soft, contoured Lunarlon midsole has precision-lasered that collapse during foot strike, that delivers a smooth transition from heel to toe. The pressure-mapped laser cut outsole amplifies the cushioning exactly where it’s needed, dispersing impact across the foot. These are currently available at rime locations.

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Women Marching

Saturday women around the world, from Washington to Lisbon, marched in unity to voice their frustration. Joined by their peers, anyone with sense, they all marched to protest against the sexist and discriminatory tone of Trump’s election campaign. Not every feminist is white, middle class, cis-gendered and able-bodied. The marches were attended by men women, gay and straight, in all sizes and colors. In solidarity these women, people, humans marched on the first day of Trump’s presidency, united in their diversity. They came out in large numbers to resist what the new POTUS represents, the embarrassing facets of American culture, that it’s not okay to demean anyone that isn’t like you, and that that strongly included women. It was the largest inaugural protest in history, nearing around 3.3 million. Many irate at one of the most deplorable comments made by Trump about grabbing women, a comment that proved that Trump was a misogynist that takes what he wants. These women marched to  overcome the tradition of silence, letting women and the next generation know that they have the right to speak up for themselves, to stand against inequality and hatred for minorities. It was a march about change, about changing the world and solidarity with those fighting for freedom everywhere, for those who believe in human rights. Unity was the message. Unified they were, unified to protect fundamental rights, unified to stand up for women, unified for equal opportunities. They were unified to show that the President of the USA was elected after bragging about sexually assaulting women, and they weren’t okay with that. They were showing the world that they weren’t going to keep quiet on women’s issues. There was power in the numbers. They were marching to fight for progress and a future of inclusion and love instead of hate and nostalgic conservatism. But for sure no one felt alone, instead there was an energy of hope, anger, power and excitement that so many felt the same. Lets hope that no one forgets the energy that these marchers projected, that they, we, can do something, that they weren’t alone. And The similarities in the handmade signs showed that. 

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Women’s Nike Air Force 1 Ultra Force Mid

One Nike’s basketball sneaker has reached iconic status since its debut. Named after the U.S President’s plane, the sneaker was a star on the court, then became a streetwear star that was and is at the core of hip-hop culture. The latest iteration, addition to the Air Force 1 family is the Ultra Force Mid. The sneaker features a Nike Ultra bootie, that allows you to put the shoe on and take it off easily, with help from the pull tabs on the heel and tongue. It also has a mesh overlay to keep feet cool.  The midsole is cored out in key areas for  lightweight, flexible feel, while the durable foam doubles as an outsole, reducing the shoe’s overall weight. The leather overlays adds durability and is a homage to the classic AF1 design lines. reflective details on the back enhance visibility in low light. The mid-cut collar adds a snug, supportive feel, as the rubber toe and heel pods round out the details for added traction and durability. The Ultra Force Mid is an innovative design, that is lightweight and versatile, seamlessly becoming a part of any outfit. The black and bone color-ways are below, theses are currently available at rime along with the tan color-way. And the guys can get their hands on a pair of the black ones.

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Creeper Giveaway

Rime is giving a chance for you to get your hands on one of the most sought after sneaker silhouettes of the moment, the Fenty Creeper. All you have to do is fallow the steps below.

-Follow @rime_nyc on Instagram

-Tag @rime_nyc and 3 friends

-Post your flyest pic using the hashtags #rimegiveaways #rimestyle

-Add your size to caption

Winners will be announced on the 6th

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Rime Partners With Heeling Soles.

rime is getting into the holiday spirit by getting together with Heeling Soles, whose motto is Helping People Walk Towards Brighter Futures. The organization provides shoes and clothing to support those in need. Heeling soles believe that having access to a pair of shoes can boost a persons self-esteem enough to walk a path in becoming an asset to one’s community. rime has teamed up with Heeling Soles for their Dropbox project, where you can donate a pair of lightly worn sneakers to those less fortunate. During the holiday season when you donate a pair of sneakers at either one of rime locations you receive 10% off your purchase made from January 2-14, 2017. *Canada Goose Excluded*

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HEX And Stance Socks Limited Edition Duffle Travel Kit.

HEX and Stance Socks have joined forces to introduce a limited edition sneaker travel collection. The limited edition duffle bag is paired with Stance’s Battalion and Dissoly invisible sock. The bag is made of heavy-duty nylon and features a custom star print that matches the stance socks. The bags also have HEX’s signature functionality, with separate compartments for clothing, sneakers, and faux-fur lined pockets for laptops, phone and tablet. The bag is constructed out of water resistant nylon, with waxed canvas and reflective accents. The two side ends of the bag have innovative sneaker pockets. each of them are separately lined and there is a divider incorporated to reduce odor travel from the shoe pockets into the main clothing compartment. mesh sock pockets are also designed into the sneaker compartments and ventilation is provided through eyelets. The bag also comes with a detachable shoulder strap as well as tow additional zipper pockets, an ID pocket and luggage-style feet to keep the bag elevated when sitting. The travel kit is currently available at rime locations.

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Solemates

For National Hip Hop Month Mr.Mecca of AllHipHop.com will be interviewing Sean William of Obsessive Sneaker Disorder at an event called Solemates, to discuss the history of sneakers and how they connect to hip hop culture. There will be a display of unique and esteemed sneakers. After the discussion there will be a quiz, but unlike your days at school, you have the chance to win more than just a gold star. Rime is giving a $100 gift certificate and a goody bag to those with the highest scores. Rime will also have a 15% discount for anyone that stops by the Brooklyn location with their ballot from the event. The event is on Thursday November 10th, at 6:30 at the W New York, Downtown. The event is opened to all ages and you can head here for tickets.

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It’s Sweater Weather, And Rime Has You Covered

It’s that time of year where sweaters become outerwear, and will soon become nice layering pieces to brave the color climate. Rime has an assortment of sweaters that’ll make you feel as cozy as snuggling up on the couch, as you’re out. Plush crewnecks in beige and pastel pink and blue  are available to stay warm while giving a cool 90s vibe, think about styling from movies like Empire Records and Clueless. There’s also the Alps Hoodie by Obey, that could easily be nicknamed the teddy bear hoodie because its made of Sherpa fleece. The oversized super cozy hoodie could work as a jacket. It is designed for its versatility, whether during cold city nights or exploring hiking trails while off camping. Stop by rime’s locations to fulfill your sweater weather desires.

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