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Maloof Money Cup NYC Recap with Video

The SampleSaleShop.com crew hit up the Maloof Money Cup skateboarding championships this past weekend in New York. It was dope – for skaters, by skaters. The event brought a 16,000 square-foot skate park to Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, NYC, and $100,000 to winner Chris Cole. How do you like them apples?

Check out Chris in this video of the finals:

Matt from ItsBongoBoy tweeted the photo below (Psst: We’re revamping our blog soon. Don’t be surprised if you see Matt contributing as a guest blogger). Btw, are you following us on Twitter @SampleSaleShop?

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Winner Chris Cole told the New York Times, “There’s a lot of different options here for kids to find a lot of fun. It’s not your standard skate spot where it’s back and forth.”

Even Susan Sarandon and Lil’ Jon made it out to Queens for the Maloof Cup.YE-AAH!

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World Cup Video | adidas Originals – Star Wars Cantina 2010

Adidas strikes back! Adidas and George Lucas have released The adidas Originals Cantina Film as part of the “Street where originality lives” campaign.  It features cameos by Snoop Dogg, Daft Punk, Noel Gallagher, Ciara, Jay Baruchel, and Star Wars faves Han Solo, Chewy, ObiWan, and C3PO – plus David Beckham, who plays for the LA Galaxy, far, far away from South Africa.

Snoop Dogg ordering gin n’ juice at the Star Wars Cantinaadidas-star-wars-cantina-snoop-samplesaleshop

This couldn’t wait til World Cup Wednesday, but you can check out all of our World Cup-related posts here.

Watch Nike’s “Write the Future” World Cup video campaign.

Usher in Comme des Garcons & Marc Jacobs

Check out Usher, getting mobbed by fans, in an olive green Comme des Garcons Homme Plus cardigan and Marc Jacobs M2588 sneakers.

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Comme des Garcons Homme Plus cardigan
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Marc Jacobs M2588 sneakers
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Continuing the zipper trend, these Marc Jacobs kicks are convertible: they have removable tops, and can be worn with the tongue flap hanging down.

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Hot or Not? | Kristen Stewart at the MTV Movie Awards, Bonus: Sandra & Scarlett’s Kiss

Twilight‘s token human, Kristen Stewart, wore Dolce & Gabana to the 2010 MTV Movie Awards last night. What do you think of K-Stew’s outfit? Are you feelin’ it?

Hot or Not?

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Bonus: In case you missed it, here’s Sandra Bullock and Scarlett Johansson kissing, with Betty White.

Twilight: New Moon actually won for Best Kiss – this is the second year in a row for K-Stew and R-Pats (Robert Pattinson). What was the best kiss of last night? Check out MTV’s Kiss Cam video to see more stars locking lips: Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, Get Him To The Greek’s Russell Brand and Jonah Hill, and, of course, Sandra and ScarJo.

Joyrich Sale | plus LeBron, The Backstreet Boys & Nicki Minaj

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, hit up the Joyrich spring/summer 2010 sale, through June 13th.

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When: now-June 13th
Where: 7700 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Check out the crew from Joyrich, plus pics of LeBron James, The Backstreet Boys, and Nicki Minaj sporting Joyrich, in our gallery below.

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Store Opening | LA | The Cobra Snake Pawn Shop x Selby Book Release Party

Hipster royalty / nightlife photographer, Mark The Cobra Snake will be opening his first retail store in Los Angeles next week – the Pawn Shop. Jeremy Scott‘s hosting the launch party, Shepard Fairey is DJing – and it’s open to the public. You’re welcome, LA!
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When: Tuesday June 8th, 6-9pm

Where: the 4th floor of the Hollywood and Highland mall.

Host: Jeremy Scott

Music: DJ sets by Shepard Fairey and Ana Calderon and live performance by Beardo at 8pm

Book signing: Todd Selby signs limited edition copies of The Selby Book, only available at Pawn Shop

The Pawn Shop will be a complete lifestyle hot spot. It will be a fully functional vintage clothing store, with pieces from the Cobra Snake’s personal collection, limited screen prints from Shepard Fairey, Steve Aoki’s personal shoe collection, and more

The store opens for business June 16th, but you do NOT wanna sleep on the party!

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Sample Sale | NYC | Diane Von Furstenburg

What’s good, New York? Wanna dress like Rihanna? Lucky you, next week, Diane Von Furstenburg is having a sample sale! Check out the details below, along with shots of RiRi in DVF.


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Diane Von Furstenburg Sample Sale
When: June 8th-11th
Where: 260 Fifth Avenue, between 28th & 29th Street
New merch arriving throughout the week!

Rihanna wearing a Diane Von Furstenburg dress in Israel

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