US artist Keren Richter has done a second design collaboration with Vans. She’s designed this bag and boots combo for their spring summer collection. Her colourful, etherial designs are inspired by 60s iconography and the psychedelic pop culture movement of the mid 60s.
etnies have got a nice little artist collaboration going for spring/summer 09. They’ve been working with French urban street artist Koralie to develop a streetwear collection featuring her artwork as part of their Starving Artist collaboration series.
I have to admit I didn’t know what tripodding was until I saw this Westbeach contest. I thought it was something to do with filming or taking photos but it ain’t.
You might remember that at the end of 2008 we ran a competition with Austria-based online snowboard store Blue Tomato. They were giving one powderroomie the chance to win anything from the whole shop – a pretty neat prize.
I’m in the French Alps at the moment and in the days before I left, I lost count of the number of people telling me to make sure I wear a helmet when I’m snowboarding here.
My headgear has never been something my work colleagues and non-snowboarding friends have taken an interest in before. But the death of actress Natasha Richardson has highlighted the potential for serious head injuries on the slopes.
She died after hitting her head on a beginner’s ski slope last Monday in Canada. It wasn’t a serious accident and she appeared unhurt by the fall – but was taken ill soon afterwards and died on Wednesday.
I’ve got a cupboard in the hall where I store my snowboards. It’s also supposed to hold my iron, ironing board, powderroom.net banners and a whole load of other nonsense. However it’s bulging so much it doesn’t close properly any more.
If I had a little more room then I’d think about investing in a proper storage solution for my boards. There are a few on the market that enable you to store your snowboard safely and hopefully avoiding the falling board injuries I risk every day.
Here are three affordable solutions we’ve found: