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Q&A with Amber Aarts

With two locations in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the sneaker store Oqium (@oqium) has constantly brought new visions by infusing the basketball culture into the sneaker game in Europe, and their efforts can be seen in those excelsior graphics used on their social media.

To match the returning of Air Jordan 1 High OG CO.JP “Tokyo” — the 1 of 4 colorways in “Japan“ Pack released in celebration of the new century in 2001 — Oqium’s in-house photographer and designer Amber Aarts (@amber.aarts) created a poster with Japanese calligraphy that reads “Japan, 2001, 2020”. 

It’s that simple, but it still demonstrates the sophistication. 

With our curiosity, we asked a few questions to the designer Amber, to find out her inspiration. 

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New Balance 860 V2 Outfits

The retro styles, again, are strongly influencing today’s streetwear and fashion.⁣

New Balance 860 V2,⁣
this ‘90s runner has explained how the retro sneakers could fit in today’s style.⁣
The original innovative appearance from 1990s ⁣
and the updated N-ergy technology make it ideal for daily use.⁣

5pm Magazine styled two outfits to showcase 860 V2 in today’s lifestyle.

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[Vol. 7] No Fish Today

What have you planned for the weekends? ⁣⁣
How about going fishing with your friends? ⁣⁣
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The magic of Finland’s nature is,⁣⁣
it calms you down. ⁣⁣
No matter what you have came through during the week,⁣⁣
the nature brings you back to peacefulness. ⁣⁣
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Just walking in the forest,⁣⁣
fishing by the lake,⁣⁣
staying with your best friends,⁣⁣
you will love it. ⁣⁣
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Days are getting colder,⁣⁣
remember to keep yourself warm.⁣⁣
We just bought some new items for this season,⁣⁣
after this fishing trip we want to share some with you.⁣⁣
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