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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.

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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.

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.

World Cup Wednesdays | LV’s Legends

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Louis Vuitton and Annie Liebowitz have been collaborating on their Journeys campaign for a few years now. For the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, they released a video of retired soccer Legends Diego Maradona (Argentina), Zinedine Zidane (France), and the legen-dary Pele (Brazil – the only player holding three World Cup winning medals), dukin’ it out … in foosball.

No, we didn’t say “football”. FOOS-BALL. Check it out.

Read (and RT) all of our World Cup Wednesday posts here: http://bit.ly/94EAyk.

World Cup Wednesdays | Louis Vuitton World Cup Case

Louis Vuitton was commissioned to ensure that the World Cup Trophy travels in Style.

LV‘s handmade  leather case was unveiled on Tuesday, along with a replica World Cup trophy, which is given to the winners. The original Cup is the permanent property of FIFA, world soccer’s governing body. Check out the making of the trophy case in our gallery, below.

British supermodel Naomi Campbell installed the trophy in the luxury case, handling it with gloves, as tradition requires only winners of the Cup may touch it. Good thing she didn’t throw it!

Psst: You can read (and RT) all of our World Cup Wednesday posts here: http://bit.ly/94EAyk.

Kick, Push, Fly: A Real Hoverboard for Lupe?

French artist Nils Guadagnin made a legit, real life hoverboard. Sick! Check out the video below.

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“McFly” is right.

According to Gizmodo, “The board floats through simple electromagnetism, but the more brilliant part of the design seems to be a laser stabilization system that, we’re assuming, dynamically adjusts the magnets to keep the board afloat under duress. Just watch Nils push on the board near the end of the clip. It responds with little more than a shrug.”

We wonder how much weight this thing can support at the moment, and how long it’ll be til we can try to be like Marty McFly.

Who do you think will be the first to own a working hoverboard –  Lupe Fiasco? or Pharrell? Click here to listen to Lupe’s “Kick, Push”.

Danny Montoya, Lupe Fiasco, and Rob Gonzales
Danny Montoya, Lupe Fiasco, Rob Gonzales

Pharell Williams

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Hot or Not? Erin Fetherston x Juicy Couture

Hipster fantasy designer Erin Fetherston is a fave among indie stars like Kirsten Dunst and Zooey Deschanel. She is known for her cute, urban fairy-tale dresses. It came as a shocker when it was anounced that she’ll be creative consulting and guest designing for Juicy “Velour Tracksuit” Couture through 2011.

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We almost didn’t believe it, either, but then Erin wore this awesome Juicy (yes, Juicy!) dress to the 2010 Met Costume Institute Ball. It’s even in their signature velour.

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Here’s an interview Erin did with New York Magazine:

How does the Erin Fetherston aesthetic relate to Juicy Couture?
The spirits of the brand cross over a bit. As a designer, I’ve always tried to balance a certain whimsy and playfulness with sophistication. And Juicy has such a fun-loving, irreverent spirit that I feel a lot of natural synergy between the two.

What are your plans for the infamous tracksuit?
The brand is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the tracksuit this year, so we’re offering a whole bunch of new variations on the theme — lots of different silhouettes. I’m doing a lot of fabric research right now. It’s great, because I’ll get to design the fun party dresses and take a crack at the iconic pieces.

Any current trends you’re ready to see retired?
I’ll be ready to see the studs and giant shoulder pads go.

What do you guys think?
Will Erin Fetherston take the tracksuit outta the mall and into the streets? Does this water-down Erin’s “personal brand” (ahem, Carles from Hipsterrunoff)?
Will the Real Housewives of The OC start dressing like Zooey Deschanel?
Will Zooey D.’s long lost twin, Katy Perry (below, in Erin F.), be rockin the velour?

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Here’s Wendybird, a short film by Ellen von Unwerth, in which Kirsten Dunst finds a box of Erin Fetherston swag and lives happily ever after.

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