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A Day at the Ball Park

Take me out to the Ol’ Ball Game

Chicago Cubs-Wrigley Field Memorial Day Friday 2018

Girls Day Out!

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The Real OG!

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Fun in the Sun!

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Creative Jersey’s TOGETHER SINCE 1984

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Beer Here! Pretty sure that stacking Beer Cups Originated in Chicago.  Whether it’s an IPA or a Lite Beer. That’s the bevie of choice at the Chicago Cubs Game. Especially in the blazing Sun.

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The Stadium Guy to Know.  Make Friends with this man. He has access to all the Great seats. Meet him early and you may get to the 5th row by the 7th inning.

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See you on the Streetz…of the Chicago Cubs Game!

 

Style Watch-Chicago Cubs Game Gear

The Unofficial Official Game Gear for a Chicago Cubs Game

Norm-Core/Suburban Chic Females

Many females in Chicago-land wear their uniform almost daily. Black leggings, shirt or hoodie from PINK and Brown Uggs. Some call it Norm-Core or Suburban Chic. Most call it their daily clothes.

Norm-Core/Suburban-Chic/Preppy-Jock/Yuppy-Wanabe Males

For guys it would usually be Jeans, T shirt or Polo shirt, Jordan’s or Ultra Boosts. Not much Off-White or Fear of God to be seen. Just a few pockets of peeps here and there.

Most men and Women of Chicago dress alike. Especially in the North Suburbs.

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At the Chicago Cubs game a similar version of sameness can be seen.

Here is the Unofficial Official Chicago Cubs Game Gear: Baseball cap, T-Shirt inside unbuttoned Cubs Jersey w shorts just above or below the knee (Mostly Khakis or Cargo shorts) Kicks are mostly real dad shoes, Mostly 90’s era NBs, Nike, Asics & Adidas or Slides & Flip-Flops (Known as Slippers in Hawaii).

Check these pix of Chicago Cub Fan Game Gear in Action:

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Spot on

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Older or Younger. It’s still the same look. This has a nice take off on the Classic Bear-Old Style. And Check the Dad Shoes, Classix

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Starting him Young and he’s got the look on Fit

 

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The Buttoned Shirt version with a bit of Flair with the Blue on Blue Fathers Day Jersey

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The Women’s Version-Slightly shorter shorts

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Dad-Core On Fleek

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Flip Flops x Swagger

What do you think of the Chicago Game Gear? Is this the look that works best? Should they add more personal style? Maybe some Streetwear? Or is this the way to go? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.

See you on the Streetz!

A Selfie at Every Christmas Tree I see

I’m keeping this page Live for the Holiday Season.  I’m attempting to take a selfie at every Christmas tree I see.

Here are the first of many: Number 1 is me on 12/12 on Oahu at Topa Tower, 2nd pic is on Oahu on 12/13 at MVNP.

Goal is to have fun, keep myself positive and in a good mood and use my phone to update my blog.

FromHawaii to New York to Chicago. Stay tuned for as many Christmas trees as I can find. Happy Holidays!

 

Here is Honolulu Airport w the Blue Christmas tree prior to boarding plane for NYC:


And at the Roosevelt Hotels smaller tree back by the Roosevelt Grill on 12/15/17

 

NYC Style leggings and Shorts

Roosevelt Hotel Lobby. NYC 12/16/17

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Happy Holidays from Streetzblog

The only thing that comes between me and my Calvin’s is Streetzblog…and maybe Kate Moss.

I usually do a pretty simple Holiday campaign with stickers and shirts.  In 2012 we had the SB logo in the original colors of black and red on white Anvil Shirts.  2013 I upgraded to slate grey American Apparel shirts with Orange and standard Gray colors on the logo.

In a couple of days, the 2014 campaign will unleash to the world. I’ve been seeing a CK Jean revival as of late. Mark Wahlberg is a huge movie star and Kate Moss is still looking hot and doing her thing after many years. So, with the help of Romeo Valentine, we tatted up the two and tweaked their underwear a bit. Be looking for the new stickers on the streetz of NYC this Thursday December 18th-23rd, 2014.  And possibly a shirt or two if I can get all the pieces to the T-Shirt puzzle to fit together in time.

Look to Streetzblog over the next couple weeks. Covering NYC:  December 18-23. And Chicago: December 24-29, 2014. In NYC, we’ll be reporting on the latest Street Style’s, Hottest Holiday Gifts, New Stores, Delicious foods, the Latest Kicks, Uptown, Downtown, and of course Mid Town-cause that’s where I’ll be staying. Chicago, we’ll be checking out some norm-core in the suburbs then hitting the streetz of Belmont.

Happy Holidays! Season’s Greetings! and Mele Kalikimaka!  Maybe I’ll see you on the streetz of NY, Chi-Town or back in HI for New Year’s.


While we’re on the CK Tip, let’s check out a couple of pictures from their upcoming Calvin Klein White label Spring Summer 2015 collection. Check out the oversized logo on the undies. Pretty Rockin’ Whatcha’ think?

Dance, RUN, Jump!

ID Presents the A-Z’s of DANCE

I found this video on Kitt Noir’s Blog. Check out these dance moves! Looks like they remembered everything. Do you see any great moves they forgot to include?

JAY Z and Beyonce’s RUN Trailer

Here’s the best movie trailer ever produced for a film that doesn’t exist. Some say it’s JAY Z and Beyonce’s way of taking attention away from the Solange Knowles elevator filming. I’m like, if you can make a video that quickly this good. Keep on keeping on taking attention away from Solange and whoever else and make this into a real movie. Can you count the stars in here? There’s like a new one every 12 seconds! So much Star Power! Did they really make this in just a few days. Hard for me to believe.

I noticed JAY Z, Beyonce, Blake Lively, Sean Penn, Don Cheadle, Guillermo Diaz, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rashida Jones, and Emmy Rossum. Who did I miss?

DJ Amen and Don Benjamin at the JUMP

See you Thursday Thru Sunday on the Streetz of Chicago. If you’re on Oahu, Don’t miss DJ Amen and one of America’s Next Top Model’s Don Benjamin this Friday May 23rd at the Jump at Vice. Go Chicago Blackhawks-See you in about 32 hours.

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What’s Hot-Saturday March 1, 2014

March Mania 7 Hottest Streetzblog Picks

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DIVERGENT: The 3 books have many similarities to The Hunger Games Trilogy, yet a completely different vibe.  I read the first two  books in less than 2 weeks (Divergent and Insurgent). The third book-Allegiant is a little harder to get through. But overall, a well written, easy to read and quickly to picture in my imagination series.  The movie comes out March 21, you still have some time to read the books, but not much.  It should be a pretty Big movie, critics are 50/50. For some reason, it’s a bit of a sleeper in regards to pre-hype.  Many people where I work never heard of it, go figure.  I’ll go with 85% Big.  Ellie Goulding has three songs on the Soundtrack. The movie stars Sharlene Woodley, Theo James, Zoe Kravitz and is set in a slightly scary dystopian society set in Chicago, Illinois. Lots of action, thrilling, suspenseful and a bit of the required love story.

TATTOOS:  This is a no brainer. In the movie, Divergent one of the 5 factions is pretty tatted and pierced up. No matter how the movie does, the tattoo business is sure to spike. Some Tats from the movie I’ve already seen include  the Abstract Russian Constructivist art of the five factions: Dauntless (the faction with the Tats), Abnegation, Candor, Erudite, and Amity.

HOCKEY IN THE SNOW:  Today the Chicago Blackhawks are playing the Pittsburgh Penguins at Soldier Field in Chicago and the snow is coming down in buckets.  Right now, it’s the 2nd period and it hasn’t stopped snowing since the game started! (Attendance: 62,921)   Fashion/Style Alert-The Chicago Team has some great looking Black Jerseys.  Typically they are geared up in Red or White.  Today they’re in a nice Dark Black with Red and White trim.

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SPRING FASHION QUICK ACCESS:  I could easily do a whole blog on Spring Fashion. For today, here’s the quick hit list according to New York Magazine. Note: Mostly Female trends but some cross over to Menswear.   Earthenwear (Muted browns and Beige colors), Sporty Sparkly Sandals (Lots of bright Colors), Grab a Glue Gun (Bedazzling for the 21st Century-almost, well actually a bit too much), Most Athletic (1970’s style meets 2014’s fabrics), Fringe Festival (Dresses, Hats, and many Fringy purses), Pop Art (Even more bright colors), Rich Color/Retro Shape (Smooth Turquoise and Yellow heels ala 1950), Accordion Pleats (Just like the name says), Brown Bling (Gold and Brown around the eyes), Disco Dresses (Sparkly Gold and Silver w/ lots of bling), Logos (We saw this in the Marc Jacobs Runway show), Lab Coats (White on White), Banker Blues (Classic Blue shirts styled à la mode), Gingham (Hmm, so hard to wash), Teeny Tiny Bags (Just a bit bigger than a man’s wallet), Great Big Jewels (This looks like lots of fun!).

PEBBLE’S STEEL SMART WATCHES:  These not only work like Dick Tracy’s watch, but look very stylish too.  Metallic Link watches in Silver and Black, there’s also a leather band too. I suspect there will be even more to come soon.  They feature apps, quite close to an iPhone.

A NUMBER AND A NAME:  T-shirts with numbers and names on them, but not your usual sports team shirts. Recently, I’ve seen shirts with fashion designer names on them, various prescription drugs with the number of the drug on them, Even Louis Vuitton has a Fringy black shirt with the number 14 on it. Probably for the year 2014?  I noticed this trend back in August 2013, but it really started to Heat up in November/December 2013, I’d say it’s still on the upward swing, has not hit its peak.  Time to wear your numbers and names now.

KENDAMA KRAZE:  This could be an Asian and Hawaii trend now, but its bound to hit you sooner or later.  When I first saw it, I didn’t think it would last this long. But last week (2/28/14) Long’s Drug Store in Downtown had a batch of Kendama’s at 9 a.m. by the time I went back to get one for a friend at 3 p.m they were all sold out.  Yesterday, there was a big tournament put on by #OURKAKAAKO and there’s another in a couple of weeks from now sponsored by Diamond Bakery and Shriner’s.  Be prepared when these come to your city, You could make a lot of money if you have inventory to sell. Or at least you have fair warning that these sell very quickly, so buy one when you see one for your favorite Kid, Grand Kid or friend’s children.  Most people who play this look about 5-17 years old. And it’s a bit more male than female.  Be ready for your Kendama Kraze!

BTW: I don’t know where this Vid was shot, for sure wasn’t Hawaii, the island of Oahu where I live does not get snow ever. This is my favorite video I’ve seen to show you all the different tricks you may want to master when the Kendama’s come to your town.

See you on the Streetz!

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The Twilight Sky’s High to the Hoop

The New D Rose 4 “Chicago Nightfall”

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Derrick Rose is Back in action for the 2013-14 NBA Season.  He’s already given Chicago a blast of excitement with a   swishing floater with less than 6 seconds left  to beat the Knicks 82-81 on Halloween. This week he has a slight set back with a sore hamstring, but he’ll be around this season to light it up in Chicagoland.

The new Adidas D Rose 4 Sneaker’s newest colorway Rocks the City of Chicago with accents of the City.  Including the purple that represents the twilight sky soaring above Lake Michigan. Growing up in Chicago, I know this color very well, It  wasn’t quite this bright when I lived there, but it sure was a sweet combination of purplish, grey toned Black. This color is embedded in my memory bank for the rest of my life. Nice how they Adidas designed these kicks with the sky-line in mind.

Also notice the purple, white, yellow and aqua accents in the lining representing Chicago’s City Lights or as someone who grew up in Chicago, the Summer hues that allowed us to play B-Ball into the night.

If I wasn’t on my annual October 1-December 18, no new kicks/no new clothes buying Time-Out, I would consider picking up a pair of these joints. I’ll just have to see what’s brewing in NYC on December 18 and Chicago on December 23rd. I so can’t wait until my self-imposed no new kicks no new clothes Time-Out is done.  For the rest of you, the “Chicago Nightfall” drop on November 21, 2013.

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