February is Black History Month and 360 Magazine would like to recognize some historic people of color who have become a positive influence on society. In 2020, the Black Lives Matter movement skyrocketed and brought attention to the diversity that still exists within our community. Although society has come a long way from the early 1900s when segregation ran rampant, the movement for equality has a long way to go. From inventors to musicians, there are a number of successful people we would like to acknowledge in honor of Black History Month.
Martin Luther King Jr. Arguably one of the most important leaders in the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. King spent his time preaching for equality in a peaceful way. He will always be remembered for his famous “I Have a Dream” speech and his ability to lead others in this historical movement. Dr. King is one of the most influential
Joseph E. Lowery Joseph E. Lowery is the grandfather of 360 Magazine’s President Vaughn Lowery and founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference alongside Dr. King. Throughout his life, Lowery served as vice president, chairman of the board and president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference as well as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement.
George Washington Carver Many people are familiar with George Washington Carver for his inventive skills. He made over 300 products from peanuts and as an agricultural scientist promoted methods to prevent soil depletion.
Garrett Morgan Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr. is to thank for the invention of traffic lights as well as gas masks. Every time you stop at a red light, take a moment to think of Morgan for this essential technology.
Barack Obama As the first black president of the United States, Barack Obama made an impact as the 44th president and showed young people of color they have representation in politics. He continues to use his voice to connect with the American people.
Kamala Harris Keeping in the theme of politics, Vice President Kamala Harris is the first woman vice president, the first African American vice president and the first Asian American vice president. She’s giving young women of color everywhere a sense of representation.
Madam C.J. Walker As the first recorded female self-made millionaire in America, Madam C.J. Walker was an influential entrepreneur, philanthropist and activist of her time.
Frederick McKinley Jones Frederick McKinley Jones was the co-founder of Thermo King and he brought incredible improvement to long-haul transportation of perishable goods. Jones also won the National Medal of Technology.
Stevie Wonder Stevland Hardaway Morris, better known as Stevie Wonder, is a musical prodigy that became blind after birth and learned to play the harmonica, piano and drums by age nine. He is now a notable singer, songwriter, musician and record producer.
Lonnie Johnson Lonnie Johnson is known for his success as an aerospace engineer. He has worked on the U.S. Air Force term of service and has also worked at NASA for twelve years including in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Patricia Bath As an ophthalmologist,Patricia Bath was an early innovator of laser cataract surgery. She was also the first woman, African American physician to receive a patent for a medical invention.
Harriet Tubman After being born into slavery, Harriet Tubman was a conductor of the Underground Railroad and helped many enslaved men and women escape. She led many people to freedom with her bravery and connection with antislavery activists.
Rosa Parks Rosa Parks gained her notoriety as an activist in the Civil Rights Movement and is known for starting the Montgomery bus boycott after refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger. She has been called “the first lady of civil rights” and “the mother of the freedom movement” by the United States Congress.
John Lewis John Lewis was chairman Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as well as one of the “Big Six” leaders who organized the 1963 March on Washington. He was an essential part of the Civil Rights Movement and ending legalized racial segregation.
Alexander Miles If you’ve ever ridden in an elevator, you can thank Alexander Miles for the automatic opening doors; he was awarded the patent for this invention in 1887. Mills was riding in an elevator with his daughter and he deemed an elevator shaft door left open could be dangerous.
Mary Kenner Mary Kenner was an inventor famous for her development of the sanitary belt, the precursor to the self-adhesive maxi pad. However, due to racial discrimination, the idea wasn’t adopted for thirty years. She has five patents for various household items.
Maya Angelou Known for her many famous pieces of writing, Maya Angelou was a poet, memoirist and civil rights activist. Over fifty years, she wrote a number of autobiographies, essays, poems, plays, movies and television shows. She also received over 50 honorary degrees as well as awards for her writing.
LeBron James Along with being considered one of the greatest NBA players of all time, LeBron James also started the LeBron James Family Foundation to help create generational change for the children and families of LeBron’s hometown in Akron, Ohio.
Malcolm X As a popular spokesperson at the time of the Civil Rights Movement, Malcolm X encouraged Black Americans to protect themselves against racism. He preached a much different lesson than Martin Luther King Jr. who preached nonviolence.
Thurgood Marshall Thurgood Marshall was the Supreme Court’s first African American justice as well as a prominent civil rights activist. He served on the court for 24 years and helped with influential rulings at the time of the Civil Rights Movement such as the case of Brown v. Board of Education.
Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the United States during the 20th century. He broke the color barrier of the MLB when he played for the National League Brooklyn Dodgers as second baseman with the jersey number 42.
Notable musician Lil Nas X has brought his signature style and voice straight to the page in his new entertaining alphabet picture book. C Is for Country follows a young cowboy and his sidekick, Panini the pony, as they use the ABCs to seek out adventure in wide-open pastures, embrace family, and celebrate individuality, all during a single day. The book features bold, bright illustrations from award-winning artist Theodore Taylor III which are sure to keep kids engaged.
“C Is for Country goes out to every amazing kid out there who sang along to ‘Old Town Road’ on repeat and helped change my life forever,” said Lil Nas X. “I hope this book inspires them and makes learning the alphabet a thousand times more fun. I’m so happy with how it turned out, and I can’t wait for the world to see it,” he continued.
Lil Nas X had a goal to promote individuality in his book so children everywhere are able to embrace who they are. The artist has never been one to shy away from his true self, releasing music that speaks to who he is and instantly creating hits. Soon after releasing the children’s book, it hit number eight across all kid’s books in the world Lil Nas X announced in a tweet.
“A is for adventure. Every day is a brand-new start!,” an excerpt from the book on the website says. “B is for boots—whether they’re big or small, short or tall. And C is for country.”
Earlier in the year, Lil Nas X appeared on Sesame Street’s, The Not-Too-Late Show to sing Elmo’s Song with Elmo himself. The artist also made an appearance at Lander Elementry School in 2019 to perform for the children there. These appearances have certainly helped him create a younger fan base and an audience for his new picture book. His hit song, “Old Town Road” ended up being a smashing success with the younger crowds as well. Recently, Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus has officially become 14x platinum and is now the most certified song in music history.
Lil Nas X has been embracing his younger fan base he isn’t necessarily self-conscious about it. “I’m well aware that life and careers and everything goes in chapters,” the rapper said in NPR. “That’s the chapter I’m in right now and I’m OK with that.” C Is for Country was made for kids ages three to seven and is sure to help little ones learn the alphabet.
Lil Nas X is not the first celebrity to check “write a children’s book” off of their bucket list. Madonna, a well-known star to all ages has written a number of books for kids. Her first book, The English Roses, became the biggest and fastest-selling children’s book by a first-time author. The book, which references Madonna’s personal experiences, features many moral life lessons and has been published in 42 languages. Madonna then went on to write eleven more books in this series which has now flourished into a book series that features 12 chapter books. Madonna lovers can even buy an audiobook version where Madonna reads all of the stories aloud.
Madonna has also written a number of other children’s books aside from The English Roses series including, Yakov and the Seven Thieves and The Adventures of Abdi. In her stories, Madonna not only references her childhood experiences while teaching life lessons, but she also promotes gender equality and uses her Jewish background to do so.
Another notable celebrity, Jamie Lee Curtis, has made her mark in the world of children’s books. She has written twelve bestselling children’s books including When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old’s Memoir of Her Youth, Today I Feel Silly: And Other Moods That Make My Day and Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born. These books have been a great success in teaching kids important life lessons in a silly and entertaining way.
Curtis said that her daughter was her first inspiration for writing children’s books. “My four-year-old said something funny to me one day,” explains Jamie Lee Curtis. “She walked into my office, all petulant and sweet, and announced that ‘when I was little I used to wear diapers, but now I use the potty.'”
“The idea that she had thought about her life in the past,” Curtis continues, “when she was really just four, made me smile. I wrote on a piece of paper: ‘When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old’s Memoir of Her Youth.’ I then wrote a list of things that she used to not be able to do and now could. By the end, I realized I had written a book.”
Although Lil Nas X didn’t grasp his inspiration from any one person in particular, his youthful spirit and young fanbase have certainly set him up to be a successful writer for children. It’s clear the young cowboy in the book is inspired by Lil Nas X complete with a bedazzled, pink cowboy outfit.
It’s not just actors and singers becoming authors, famous athletes such as LeBron James, Alex Morgan and Mia Hamm have also become authors. LeBron James’ book, I Promise, was recently published in August of 2020 and encourages children to strive for greatness. This book coincides with the I Promise School, a school powered by the LeBron James Family Foundation. This school helps students that are in danger of falling through the cracks to succeed. I Promise shares a common goal with this school in helping children strive to be the best they can be.
No matter which celebrity is behind writing the pages of these books, they all have one thing in common, they hope to promote positivity and important life lessons to all children that read them. Lil Nas X is no different when it comes to C Is for Country. When celebrities use their platform to write children’s books, they are using their fame to promote life lessons to kids. This is especially useful for an artist like Lil Nas X who already has a relatively young fan base.
C is for Country is available now for purchase and can be bought in hardcover, Kindle or audiobook version. If you know a child that has been blasting “Old Town Road” on repeat, then this book is sure to be a success.
Lil Nas X Rips His Pants During SNL Performance
Lil Nas Xripped his pants during a steamy performance of “Montero” on Saturday Night Live last night. Dressed in tight, leather flame pants, Lil Nas flamboyantly trapezed across the stage with his fiery dance moves. During part of his performance, he approached the stage’s stripper pole and began gyrating his hips. After he slides down the pole, Lil Nas X can be seen grabbing his crotch and staring with bewilderment into the camera.
However, the performer quickly regained his confidence and boldly belted the rest of “Montero” with his hand positioned over his crotch. Nas was quick make light of the situation on social media, posting a meme on Tiktok of his outfit blunder. Lil Nas X also reposted his performance on his Instagram with the caption, “a sign of the times every time that I speak.” One thing is for sure– this red-hot performer sure knows how to put on an entertaining performance.
With Easter right around the corner, and spring blossoming all around the United States, many people are finding a reason to celebrate. Easter usually means chocolate bunnies and colorful eggs, but this Easter consider these gifts to liven up your loved ones’ baskets.
Sugar Plum Gourmet Easter Egg Hunt Set
Sugar Plum has put together an imaginative set of handsomely decorative metal Easter eggs that have been engineered from the ground-up to turn any Easter egg hunt from “blah” to “oooh-la-la!” faster than that Easter Bunny can come on hoppin’ down the bunny trail.
Featuring a reusable plastic egg carton and handsomely festive metal eggs that can be refilled over and over again, the Gourmet Easter Egg Hunt Set promises a fashionably fun (and tasty!) time with those you care about most year after year!
This year after coloring eggs, add a new Easter activity to the agenda for you and the kiddies – matching manis! Dashing Diva’s fun and colorful collections are sure to keep the festivities going and make them feel just like their mamas! Also not to mention, a great addition to any Easter gift basket (and an easy way to swap out some chocolate).
Whether it’s smiley faces, friendly fruit or Old McDonald’s barnyard friends – MAGIC PICK KIDS nail stickers will have the kids beaming from ear to ear. And we can’t forget about you, mamma! Dashing Diva’s Powder Pastels collection will give you that simple springtime manicure and ability to color coordinate with the kids or if you’re feeling even more festive, check out So Egg-stra or Bunny Hop. \
As the weather warms up, more and more people are gathering outdoors. The good news is you don’t need to break the bank to get a new fire pit. Baby Fire Pits offers two sizes of small firepits that are perfect to stay warm and they begin under $100. They come with gorgeous teal detailing that will make a statement in the center of your outdoor table. The fire pit is handcrafted in the USA and made with copper and steel.
Each fire pit is one-of-a-kind, as the color of the patina design varies depending upon the humidity levels in the production of each item. Each fire pit includes one can of TerraFlame gel fuel which is odorless, smokeless, and nontoxic so it can be used indoors and outdoors!
The newly launched interactive, learning activity, Alphapals, is designed to specifically help keep your house clean and tidy! Each Alphapals set is equipped with 26 plush letters, each with a unique personality and signature embroidered smiley face, that conveniently packs into a comfy bean bag when playtime is over. Alphapals is a perfect tool for your little ones learning the alphabet or practicing spelling and reading. It promotes learning in a fun, interactive way.
Alphapals are available in rainbow and neutral color schemes. They are the perfect fun learning gift for any child this easter. Letters are sold separately as well as in a set! Plus the letters are machine washable.
Kidrobot is excited to present The Simpsons Stupid Sexy Flanders 8″ Vinyl Figure. This premium vinyl art figure features Ned Flanders showing off his ski suit and some of his other assets as he joins his neighbor Homer on the slopes. “Feels like I’m wearing nothin’ at all!”
This iconic scene from The Simpsons has burned its place in our hearts and become a beloved meme-worthy moment that will be forever captured in your collection. Kidrobot has a variety of gifts perfect for anyone that loves The Simpsons. From pins to plushes, this website will not disappoint. Pre-order this exclusive vinyl figure right now at Kidrobot.com and find other Simpson exclusives.
Canopy and The Sill have come together to bring optimized beauty and wellness to your home. Canopy’s humidifier is compatible for aroma diffusion via the diffuser puck, on which essential oils from The Sill’s aroma kit can utilized. This new home fragrance kit promotes healthier skin, families, and houseplants. Inspired by where flowers and greenery reign supreme, the collection features three scents: Forest (transparent amber, wild jasmine, green musk), Greenhouse (eucalyptus, trailing ivy, pear blossom), and Flower Market (blue hydrangea, hyacinth, pink grapefruit.)
The evaporative technology circulates filtered, bacteria free, moisture back into your home, revitalizing your living spaces. By using Proprietary Smart Persistent Airflow (SPA (technology and embedded UV LEDs, mold growth is prevented. If there does become any build up in your aroma diffuser, all parts are easy to clean and are dishwasher safe. These diffusers are perfect to set on nightstands to make the surrounding space smell clean and fresh up to 500 sq ft. With a run time of up to 24 hours, this aroma diffuser keeps your space consistently clean and fragrant. To purchase Canopy’s humidifier, please visit their website.
Reebok’sPump Omni Zone II “White” Sneakers
In honor of the 30th Anniversary return of Dee Brown’s coveted Pump Omni Zone II “No Look Dunk” earlier in 2021, Reebok is now rereleasing the Pump Omni Zone II “White” sneakers ($140, G57540), dropping May 21 at 10am EST on Reebok’s website, Foot Locker, Finish Line and Champs Sports, among other local retailers.
This past March, for the first time since its initial release in 1991, Reebok revived the iconic Pump Omni Zone II in the true high-cut design adorned by rookie high-flyer Dee Brown as he covered his eyes and soared to a dunk contest. The notable sneaker is now returning with its second original colorway released in ’91: white. The Pump Omni Zone II features the iconic, orange dimpled “Pump” button and a custom-fit air bladder extending downward from a futuristic rubberized tongue. Seated atop a retro multicolor outsole is the classic white/black/orange layered upper built from the ‘90s blacktop. TPU overlays advances the wearer’s quickness, while adding durability and style to the chunky retro design. To learn more, please visit Reebok’s website.
G-Shock’s New Women’s Collection
The G-SHOCK GMAS2100 collection boasts the distinctive, octagonal bezel of the original men’s GA2100 timepiece in an updated, slimmer case. It also features new complementary metallic color accents on the dial, and a Carbon Core Guard Structure that ensures the watches are trendy on the outside, yet strong on the inside.
The collection arrives in four colorways including white with silver accents, blush pink with rose gold accents, and black with rose gold accents. The fourth colorway is a limited-edition watch that boasts a hot pink case with rose gold metallic accents. All four watches offer the perfect combination of strength and style, creating the perfect accessory to go from day to night.
G-SHOCK‘s latest Full Metal GMWB5000 series unveils their newest model, the GMWB5000TR-9 wristwatch. This model features a new titanium material called “Tran Tixxii.” This titanium was developed by both Casio and Nippon Steel Corporation, creating a sustainable watch that has the hardness of approximately twice that of pure titanium. Further, the surface is all-mirrored, and comparable to the look of stainless steel. The watch also features a refined, multi-colored Ion-Plated Band, and a mirror finished bezel.
Ditch the novelty Easter basket and treat yourself to something you’ll use every day of the year– G-SHOCK’s GMWB5000TR-9 model. The watch will become available mid-May at select G-SHOCK retailers, the G-SHOCK Soho Store, and on G-SHOCK’s website.
Father’s Day may seem far away, but June is right around the corner. It’s never too early to begin shopping for the important men in your life. 360 Magazine has put together a list of the best gifts for men that will come in handy this Father’s day. No need to get your dad another necktie, we have options for many men’s different interests.
BODYARMOR x Chris Brickley
BODYARMOR Sports Drink, the fastest-growing sports drink in the category, today announced a new partnership with celebrity basketball trainer Chris Brickley as the brand’s newest athlete partner.
Brickley’s partnership with BODYARMOR makes him the latest addition to BODYARMOR’s impressive athlete roster, including Kyler Murray, Mookie Betts, Christian McCaffrey, James Harden, Naomi Osaka, Mike Trout, Ja Morant, and Megan Rapinoe. In addition to its robust athlete partner roster, BODYARMOR is the Official Sports Drink of the UFC, Major League Soccer, and the US Open.
Rado Uniquely Square Watches
For the father that needs a new watch, try Rado’s line of square watches. Square watches are uniquely different well beyond their rectangular shape, Rado’s square watches provide remarkable comfort and amazing looks. They are made of high-tech ceramic, a material created by Rado that is extremely light, scratch-resistant and that adjusts to the wearer’s body temperature.
The square shape also allows for a wider and unobscured view of the dial, making it easier to admire the skeletonized movement of the True Square Open Heart timepieces. The True Square Collection offers a wide variety of styles and sizes and even options with diamonds. The men in your life will feel the Rado difference.
Oakley® has just dropped their latest eyewear collection that is sure to please any dad this Father’s Day. Styles range from performance sunglasses that can take you to new heights and lifestyle sunnies that are perfect for any activity. If you can’t find the perfect frame, Oakley also offers customization features so you can build your very own eyewear. There are over 40 million combinations to choose from and you can check it out HERE.
Oakley just announced the signing of six-time NBA All-Star,Damian Lillardto carry on the brand’s legacy in basketball. In tandem with the signing of Damian, Oakley is re-releasing the iconic ‘90s frames, the X Metal® Romeo and Juliet. Visit Oakley’s website for more information on the collab.
The Ultimate Patch UV Collection features 9 unique colorways, all with non-traditional under colors and a variety of side patches ranging from World Series patches, All Star Game patches, or Anniversary patches. The nontraditional colors are shown through the color of the hat, the MLB Batterman logo, team logo and under the visor of the cap. The colorways are featured across all 30 MLB teams in the 59Fifty fitted silhouette.
The Gray Anniversary Patch collection commemorates a key anniversary for all teams with a side patch hit, such as the Dodgers 100th Anniversary, Blue Jays 25th Anniversary, or the 30th Anniversary of Busch Stadium. Key design features include gray crowns/team color visor and green under visor, primary and Cooperstown logos used, and intricacy with each design.
Puma Suede Mono Gold
PUMA has added a new release to the Suede family today – the Suede Mono Gold. These are the perfect shoes for any fashion-forward father. The Suede Classic Mono Gold doubles down on the monochromatic vibes with a tonal color palette, iced-out rubber sole and luxe gold foil detailing for an elevated addition. The unisex pack features three new sleek monochromatic colorways – ‘Barbados Cherry-Gold’, ‘Elektro Blue-Gold’, and ‘Byzantium-Gold’.
The new release comes on the heels of PUMA’s refresh of its iconic Suede silhouette with the release of Suede XXI. Originally hitting the scenes in 1968, PUMA’s Suede continues to be a classic for all time. Retailing for $70, the Suede Mono Gold is now available on PUMA.com, the NYC Flagship store, and in select retailers.
Celebrity-loved artist, Romero Britto, collaborated with Fresh Hoods to create a bold one-of-a-kind sweatshirt line, merging his genius pop aesthetic with the brand’s high-quality apparel. The “Brazilian-born and Miami-made” artist uses bright hues and playful imagery as a reflection of his positive outlook on life and hope for the future.
Britto’s designs have been showcased worldwide, including London’s Hyde Park and Carrousel du Louvre, bringing people from all cultures together through art. The French Bull-King Hoodie, features a custom made design, crafted from premium polyester. The fancy bulldog graphic with a crown was created by the brand’s team of resident artists in a collaboration with the talented graphic artist. You can purchase the limited-edition collection here on the Fresh Hoods website for $79.99 per sweatshirt.
Men need self care nights too and Ballsy has products that will keep your man fresh from head to toe. The brand uses natural ingredients and never uses sulfates, parabens, synthetic dyes, and of course never test on animals. The products are developed with unique active ingredients to keep you feeling and smelling better than ever before.
From the “Sack Pack,” which includes a nut rub and sack spray, to their “Liquid Courage” body wash, any man in your life will be feeling fresh with Ballsy products. All of the products are affordable and begin at around $15, so you won’t break the bank spoiling the men in your life.
Champion Athleticwear x Premier Lacrosse League
Champion Athleticwear has recently become the official apparel partner of the Premier Lacrosse League for the 2021 season! The partnership will include providing all sideline apparel, collaboration on clothing lines, marketing initiatives, and other creative co-branding opportunities. The PLL and Champion will also be working together to create innovative new apparel products specifically for the sport of lacrosse.
To celebrate the partnership, Champion is offering two custom products on their website. The PLL X Champion Reverse Weave Hoodie features Champion’s iconic silver-gray with an embroidered PLL left chest logo and printed Champion script sleeve logos and the PLL X Champion Reverse Weave Crewneck featuring silver-gray with a PLL logo applique and embroidered Champion script logo. Both will be available at the PLL and Champion websites in sizes S-2XL.
PROUD is an ethically-sourced collection with a mission to give back. Any purchase the customer makes from the website, 10% of gross sales will be donated to their charity of choice: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Pink Ribbon Girls, Baby2Baby, Off The Street Club, Victoria’s Victory Foundation or the Rezvan Foundation.
PROUD’s ethos is to create a brand that unifies people beyond the current political divide in America and awaken the philanthropist in each of us. The idea is no matter where you come from or what you do, we all have something to be proud of. Plus the clothes have a variety of styles, sizes and prices, so they’re perfect for everyone.
FluffCo brings ultimate comfort to your bedroom. Featuring down and feather as well as down alternative pillows, bring the ultimate hotel pillow experience home with you! The pillows contain ethically sourced down & feather and pillow shells made with cooling eucalyptus.
At half the industry retail cost, your best night sleep ever is right around the corner with FluffCo. Let’s face it, men rarely buy new pillows or bedding, so this is the perfect time to get the man in your life a new comfortable pillow for the perfect night’s sleep.
For the fashion-forward father, this limited-edition collaboration brings together two American icons, combining Coach’s distinct attitude and legacy of craftsmanship with Champion’s authority in authentic athletic apparel.
Featuring leather bags, leather jogger pants, sweaters and shearling jackets printed with new branding that unites Coach’s storypatch, one of its house symbols, with Champion’s iconic C-logo, the collection reimagines the shared heritage of both brands with a fresh, modern lens.
The Nooie Doorbell Cam has officially re-launched and it now features 5G capabilities and an upgraded APP and firmware for expanded features, alerts and customization. The camera features a 2K Video resolution with superior night vision and a 158-degree field of view which provides a bigger and clearer view outside your home or business.
This is the perfect gift for any father who wants to protect his home or business. It’s an extra level of security that now has a sleek and minimal design. This is the first line of security for any home or business that is necessary for keeping your home and family safe.
GolfBalls.com Customized Golf Balls
Golf Balls website is offering customized balls, the perfect gift for any father that loves a long day of golf. These balls add a personal touch that is entirely customizable.
The company is now also offering customized packaging to add even more personalization to your order. This special box will take your gift to the next level. Learn more about the customization options by visiting the Golf Balls website.
Rockstar’s philosophy inspired by the owners of the brand Frank Mechaly and David Mathey is to always stay true and remember your roots. They believe that being genuine means finding the path to both a soulful and aesthetic balance. The unique sense of handcrafted details, the passion for quality and sustainability, and a «nose» for long-living trends made Rockstar Jeans the ultimate must-have for fashionistas worldwide.
Rockstar Original features the hottest streetwear that will appeal to the fashion-forward father. From denim sets to graphic t-shirts, the site features bold pieces to add to your father’s wardrobe. Coming in a variety of styles and all at different price points, there is something for everyone. Some looks start as low as $39 and sales are often popping up on their website.
Easily power your phone, tablet, and more with just the Powerstation Go Rugged With Air Compressor. The powerstation go rugged with air compressor also includes interchangeable air nozzles to inflate car tires, air mattresses, and more. The powerstation go is helpful in emergency situations with a bright LED floodlight, display planel, and a car jump starter that gets you back on the road in no time. Other features of the power station include AC, USB and jump start capabilities.
Bart Heynen’s book, “DADS” shows the intimate, special connection formed between dads and their children. The book features beautiful photographs of the everyday lives of over 40 families, each of which tell the unique story of gay dads and their kids. Since the legalization of gay marriage in America in 2015, the number of gay couples having children has increased significantly. These queer family dynamics are all unique, and share both similarities and differences to those of heterosexual parents. However, all the families share the same messages of love and commitment. Sit down with Dad this Father’s Day to share the stories of other families while simultaneously creating your own, new memories together.
Harmony783 is a unique, grounding footwear line that helps people reconnect with the Earth’s natural energy. This father’s day, a new pair of shoes might be exactly what pops needs to put a little pep in his step. Getting outdoors with dad requires high quality footwear for all of your adventures together–thats where Harmony783 is here to help. Create lifelong memories this Father’s Day by getting dad a gift he’s sure to love and get practical use out of.
Citizen, a pioneer in watchmaking craftsmanship, is the official time piece of Disney. As Star Wars Day, May 4th, approaches, Citizen has unveiled their newest collection. The Ana Digi Star Wars Collection features six new models, all inspired by popular Star Wars chracters. The first two models to be introduced this Spring are the Rebel Pilot themed watch and the Trench Run themed watch. Even more models from this collection, inspired by characters such as R2-D2, C-3PO, Darth Vader and Boba Fett, are set for release in Fall 2021. Combining both analog and digital elements with innovative design, Citizen watches set a new standard for watchmakers.
If you’re dad is a fan of Star Wars, stylish accessorizing, or simply being on time, Citizen’s new Ana Digi Star Wars Collection is the perfect gift.
Raycon’s Everyday Earbuds
For dads on-the-go, or for those who love music, Raycon‘s Everyday Earbuds provide an amazing audio solution. Pops can catch up on his favorite podcast, news, or music effortlessly. With top tier features including noise-cancelling, optimized microphone technology, and wireless charging, the Everyday Earbuds allow for crisp, clear audio, no matter where he is.
Excite dad’s ears with a practical gift that he is sure to love this year. The Everyday Earbuds can be purchased at InMotion, the first brick-and-mortar retailer of Raycon.
TATRAS 2Pac & Sly & the Family Capsule Collection
TATRAS new 2Pac/ Sly and the Family Capsule collection, inspired by the intersection of music and art, offers luxurious design married with cultural significance. TATRAS’ tee collection was inspired by archived posters, magazines, old album covers, and concert footage from notable music artists. The collection chronicles the evolution of these artists, highlighting their individuality and impact.
We all know that music brings people together. For fathers interested in culture, music, and fashion, TATRAS’ new collection has the perfect gift for him. TATRAS’ collection can be shopped here.
AutoERASERS Detailing Sponge
Is dad a car enthusiast? RV-loving adventurer? Or, just someone who wants to clean their vehicle in a hurry or between washes? AutoERASERS, has you covered with their instant pre-moistened detailing sponge. AutoERASERS is the answer to quickly and effectively removing scuffs, dirt, grime (and even stubborn sap, bugs, and bird droppings!) from any vehicle’s exterior and interior. AutoERASERS come individually packaged and pre-moistened for on-the-go cleaning–perfect for detailing between washes! AutoERASERS’ unique two-sided hexagon shape features a cleaning pad on one side for durable surfaces, and a soft shammy on the other for sensitive surfaces. Easily clean rims, wheel wells, tires, windshields, door panels, armrests, and steering wheels. Also effective on sensitive paints, tinted windows, headlights, and clear plastics. Convenient, mess-free, and disposable, AutoERASERS are a must-have for the glove box! Available in 3-Pack and 12-Pack. For more information, visit AuroERASER’s website. Or, check out AutoERASERS on Amazon.
GolfERASERS Golf Gear Cleaner
Dad will love hitting the links with GolfERASERS, an instant club, shoe, and ball cleaner all in one! USGA-approved GolfERASERS are perfect for cleaning club faces between shots or after rounds. Its dual-sided cleaning sponge replaces hard, prickly brushes for good. GolfERASERS’ multi-layer design helps get rid of sand, grass, mud, and scuff marks and is ideal to use on dirty scuffed-up golf shoes–increasing the life, durability, and cleaning power for golf equipment and shoes. Convenient, effective, and disposable, GolfERASERS comes with a free silicone bag together for easy access during play. Just add water! For more information, visit GolfERASERS’ website. Or, check out GolfERASERS on Amazon.
Kahawa 1893 (sustainable Kenyan coffee)
Fuel dad with premium coffee grown in Kenya and roasted fresh in California by a third-generation female Kenyan coffee farmer! Kahawa 1893 is available in 12-ounce whole beans, ground, and convenient, eco-friendly single-serve coffee packs— compostable coffee bags that steep within 5 minutes. Offered in delicious, aromatic blends including Kenyan, Serengeti, Ethiopian, Safari, 1893 Espresso, Decaf, and Single-Serve Coffee. Kahawa arrives in beautiful packaging and comes available in Combo Gift Sets that can be ordered online and delivered anywhere in the U.S. Black female-owned Kahawa 1893 supports the hardworking Kenyan female coffee farmers through its online “customer tipping” program, allowing 100% of proceeds to go directly to the female coffee producers Kahawa 1893 works with. For more information, please visit Kahawa 1893’s website.
Did someone say low-carb ice cream? Dad can enjoy rich and creamy ice cream for dessert without the guilt with KillerCreamery keto-friendly ice cream! With only 2 to 3 net carbs and zero sugar, this a delicious dessert is so rich and decadent that he’ll forget its low-carb! Their unique recipe features C8 MCT oil from coconuts, allulose, a low-calorie sugar that doesn’t cause sugar spikes, and a prebiotic fiber. Offered in 10 decadent flavors delicious flavors, including Caramels Back, Peanut Blubber, Jam Session, No Judge Mint, Chip Chip Hooray, Brownie Points, Whale Trails, Main Squeeze, Got Buns? and Chilla In Vanilla. Or chose a variety pack! Killer Creamery is available in 2,300+ retailers nationwide and online (with a no-melt guarantee) at KillerCreamery’s website. KillerCreamery can also be ordered off Amazon.
Dreweatts Fine Jewellry, Silver, Watches and Object of Vertu
Their jewellery has become even more popular recently, by the combining of magnificent gemstones with various other uncommon materials such as brass, steel, copper and wood. Their experimental techniques are also desirable, in particular the investigational use of oxidation and contemporary, non-traditional finishes, that are contrasted with traditional techniques and craftsmanship. The resulting jewellery collections span truly unique pieces, and it is this that makes Hemmerle jewellery so current and so sought-after. The sale offers the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind jewels that are brilliantly contemporary, beautiful in quality and stunning in design.
Dr. Hauschka Products
For Fathers who want to feel and look their best, look no further than Dr. Hauschka products. Dr. Hauschka has been the pioneer in natural, organic skincare since 1967. Their products are pure, organic, and contain only 100% natural, raw ingredients. Mostly all of Dr. Hauschka products are harvested by hand in their herb garden, on their farm at the foot of the Swabian Jura, or via their partners. After all dad does for everyone else in your family, reward his efforts with some self-care products.
Being a dad requires a lot of love, so be sure your dad is putting the same care back into his body. To learn more about Dr. Hauschka products, visit their website.
COTTWEILER x Reebok “New Age Traveler” Collection
Reebok and British concept label COTTWEILER have announced the next instalment of their ongoing collaboration with “New Age Traveller”, a head-to-toe collection blending ancient-world inspiration and natural materials with new-age technologies and contemporary cut lines. The collection, headed by Reebok’s all-new Zig 3D Storm Hydro, is available globally beginning May 14, 10am EST, from Reebok’s website and select local retailers.
Offered in alabaster/grey/yellow (G55691) and black/beige/orchid (G55692), the “New Age Traveller” Zig 3D Storm Hydro balances old-world inspiration, natural materials and the silhouette’s modern technological prowess, while the ShelterShield shroud and TPU components are infused with sawdust. Paired with the footwear is a 9-piece apparel and accessories collection split between a linen based set and a natural pigment dyed cotton. The natural pigment dyed set features crewnecks, shorts and a hoodie, all featuring a reversed seam pattern piece that references old Reebok shapes of past archive apparel pieces. The accessories portion of the collection includes socks, a bag and a hat, all within the neutral-themed color palette. The hat is an extension of the SS18 Sahara hat from the ‘COTTWEILER for Reebok Sahara Marathon’ collection, now reimagined with natural materials.
PUFFERFISH Sand Castle Tools for Father’s Day:Get Building, Dads!
For Father’s Day, here’s an amazing gift idea for dads young and old who love to play and be creative– premium beach tools for creating the ultimate sand castles from Pufferfish®. Turning sand castles from a dad chore into a dad score, a trip to the beach is a ton of fun and a great place to make memories with friends and family. This is truly a perfect and unique Father’s Day treat.
Check out the awesome beach tools from Pufferfish which include a Really Big Shovel™ , Better Bucket™ and a Super Scoop™ –all designed to create the most amazing sand castles the imagination can come up with. The tools can be purchased separately or as a kit. All of Pufferfish’s products are beach-grade and can pack down for easy transport in the brand’s SandBag™. Check out this video from Pufferfish showing you the one-two-three on how to build a great sand castle: It just takes sand, water and some super Pufferfish tools! Make this Father’s Day a beachy blast with sand castle supplies from Pufferfish.
Truff Hot Sauce
Let dad indulge this Father’s Day with the tantalizing taste of Truff. Truff offers truffle-infused hot sauce that can be used on pizza, pasta, meats, or any Father’s Day meal that pops desires. Truff elevates the flavor of any dish with the delicious, rich taste of truffles. Usually truffles are very expensive, but with Truff, every day foodies can make any dish more decadent and up-scale. Indulge in gourmet taste with an added kick–without breaking the bank.
Truff comes in three flavors: The Original, Hotter, and White Truffle. Each flavor is sold individually, or all three can be purchased together in a variety pack. Truff also offers truffle-infused pasta sauces, mayonnaise, black truffle oil, and a limited-edition pasta kit.
ZAGG Pro Keys with Trackpad
With trackpad functionality, it’s easier than ever to use your tablet like a laptop. For dads who are on the go, ZAGG Pro Keys can make working remotely anywhere a possibility. The Pro Keys with Trackpad for the Apple iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd gen), and the iPad Air 10.9-inch (4th gen) is available now on ZAGG’s website, ZAGG franchise locations, and at Best Buy stores nationwide. The Pro Keys with Trackpad for the iPad 10.2-inch (7th, 8th gen) will be available later this summer on ZAGG’s website, ZAGG franchise locations, and at Best Buy stores nationwide.
ZAGG Rugged Book
The tough Rugged Book keyboard comes with a detachable case, multi-pairing capabilities, and drop protection up to 6.6 feet (2m). A Rugged Book product feature video may be found HERE. The Rugged Book for the iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd gen) and iPad Air 10.9-inch (4th gen) is available nowon ZAGG’s website, ZAGG Franchise locations, and at Verizon and Best Buy stores nationwide.
For tech-savvy dads, they are sure to love ZAGG’s practical and useful products. ZAGG today introduced additions to its existing lineup of Pro Keys keyboard (with no trackpad). The Pro Keys wireless keyboard and detachable case lineup now also supports these iPad models: The Pro Keys for iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd, 4th, 5th gen) and iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd gen) is available now at ZAGG’s website, ZAGG franchise locations, and at Best Buy and Walmart (iPad Pro 11-inch only) stores nationwide. If Dad is looking to expand his collection of gadgets or up his IPad game, ZAGG’s Pro Keys are the perfect Father’s Day Gift.
Feltman Brothers Baby and Todder Clothing
Make Dad feel extra special this year by dressing your littles one’s up in true Father’s Day style. Your kiddos will be set for all the day’s festivities from brunch to church, picnics to family gatherings. Feltman Brothers designs traditional, captivating children’s clothing in true royal style for babies and toddlers from newborn-4T. Feltman Brothers clothing is made from 100% cotton with attention paid to every detail from smocking to bullions and embroidery. Dress your little one up in an heirloom quality outfit for special occasions such as weddings, birthdays, family parties, holidays, and more. Choose Feltman Brothers…because it’s the little things that make a big difference.
Let dad feel his best this Father’s day but outfitting his family in the best baby and toddler clothing. Fathers can start the Feltman Brothers tradition with their family by visiting their website.
Hidden Valley Ranch x Crocs
This Father’s Day, outfit Dad in a scrumptiously stylish fashion statement with the Hidden Valley Ranch x Crocs Classic Clog. Ranch fans’ love of Hidden Valley Ranch knows no bounds, so Hidden Valley Ranch and Crocs teamed up to create an inexplicably enticing collaboration with some help from our friends at The Hundreds. To complete the collection, get inspired to take a dip with the included Jibbitz™ charms featuring some of the famous dressing’s best accompaniments – french fries, chicken nuggets, some veggies and pizza. The off-white-colored Classic Clog features green speckles to look just like Hidden Valley Ranch, and just like ranch dressing, these clogs can go with everything if you love them enough.
The Hidden Valley Ranch x Crocs collaboration will officially release and be available for purchase on Croc’s website in Late 2021. If your dad is a fan of functional footwear or delicious dressing, the Hidden Valley Ranch x Crocs Classic Clog is the perfect Father’s Day Gift.
Reebok Footwear and Apparel
Spruce up your dad’s style this Father’s Day with apparel from Reebok. Instead of Dad donning his usual khakis, polos, and sandals, elevate his wardrobe with fresh fashion. Reebok offers shoes and clothing that are comfortable and functional. Sneaker styles like the Club C 85 Vintage, Classic Leather Legacy, and Zig Kinetica II (Ree)cycled assure that dad will be stepping out fashion-forward footwear.
If your father likes to stay active or keep with the latest trends, Reebok‘s Father’s Day gift guide has the perfect presents for him. You can visit Reebok’s website for more information.
G-SHOCK’s MTGB2000PH2A Watch
Casio recently announced the latest addition to its luxury MT-G line up with the MTGB2000PH2A, a limited-edition model based on the original MTGB2000 case shape. Designed after the mythical Blue Phoenix, a legendary bird whose appearance is said to be a symbol of immortality and rebirth, the limited-edition timepiece features an alluring rainbow ion plating on the bezel and case, a multicolored dial, and a translucent band.
To achieve this eye-catching design, the model’s bezel and case have separate structures and a double rainbow (IP) finish is applied to achieve a two-toned pattern with horizontal gradation on the bezel and vertical gradation on the case. The rainbow IP finish of this model varies from yellow-to-red gradation over a light blue base color. The subtle color variations in the rainbow ion plating process creates distinctively unique patterns, meaning that no two models are the same. The MTG-B2000PH retails for $1,100 and will be available beginning in June at select G-SHOCK retailers, the G-SHOCK Soho Store, and on G-SHOCK’s website.
K-Swiss Classic VN Sneakers
K-Swiss’ Classic sneakers are the perfect gift for any sneakerhead Fathers. The Classic Sneakers have a soft EVA midsole for a comfortable wear– if Pops been wearing the same old dad loafers, it’s time to level up his shoe game. The sneakers provide a sleek and modern touch to any outfit, boasting the traditional heritage of K-Swiss. For any father’s day outings, K-Swiss’ classic sneakers provide both comfort and fashion-forward style.
The Men’s Classic VN sneakers have been imagined for everyday wear with a sturdy leather upper, 3-piece toe, and the classic 5 stripes on the side of the shoe. This functional footwear ensures that Dad can walk to his destination blister-free, and look good while doing it. To purchase K-Swiss’ Classic VN sneakers and view more of their products, you can visit their website.
GoSun’s Solar Flashlight
For Fathers who love the outdoors, GoSun’s Solar Flashlight shines as the best gift. This solar flashlight is wonderful for Father’s Day camping trips, nature walks, and more. If Dad is a regular handyman around the house, this flashlight can also be great for use during home improvement projects.
GoSun‘s Solar Flashlight is rechargeable and packs 280 lumens of light. It has an integrated solar cell that can recharge using solar energy alone, as well as the included USB cord. It features a lantern mode, spotlight ability and a red strobe emergency setting. It’s magnetic back allows for hands free use, making it the ideal light for camp set up, take down or meal prep. You can view GoSun’s Solar Flashlight HERE.
Dollar Shave Club Gift Sets
This Father’s Day, Dad can look and feel his best with Dollar Shave Club. The Club offers several gift set options, depending on your father’s own grooming routine. Dollar Shave Club (DSC) offers high quality shaving products for a low price, and their 30-day money back guarantee ensures that customers will be satisfied. To view DSC’s products on their website, click HERE.
If they grow hair, they’ll love this. Give the gift of DSC Member favorite buttery smooth shave. Featuring the 6 Blade Refills, Metal Handle with Rubber Grip, Shave Butter, Prep Scrub and Post Shave Cream, this set will tackle any hairy situation!
This set has everything he needs to change everything about the way he shaves from exfoliation to hydration, even shaving storage and transportation. The Super Ultimate Shave Gift Set features all the products in the Shave Gift Set PLUS a Razor Cover, Razor Stand and Razor Shower Hanger to easily store and transport his razor, so he never has to go without a clean shave again.
Zavvi is launching an exclusive, limited edition and fully licensed Back to the Future collection, celebrating the classic 1985 film. The jam-packed launch event will include a two-piece mini-clothing collection, a must-have collectable stopwatch medallion replica, a Back to the Future Edition of the Monopoly Board Game, and a pair of Akedo high-top trainers. The Back to the Future collection will be available worldwide from 12pm BST on April 30 2021, exclusive to Zavvi’s website.
Printed with futuristic metallic writing, the clothing collection will consist of a black t-shirt, featuring a schematic design of the iconic Delorean on the back, as well as a mustard yellow hoodie, both featuring the official Back to the Future logo on the front. Limited to 1985 worldwide, there will also be an exclusive, limited-edition 24k Gold Plated Stopwatch Medallion. Also included in the Back to the Future event, there will be an online exclusive Back to the Future edition of the Monopoly board game. If that wasn’t enough, Zavvi has teamed up with footwear brand Akedo to bring you a pair of Back to the Future signature high-top trainers.
On Saturday, June 12th btw 4PM-8PM, 360 Magazine will host our intimate immersive pop-up shop, which will be reminiscent of a traditional Bronx Bodega. This pop-up shop is a collaborative effort to elevate our brand’s priorities in popular culture and design (PC+D). We are looking to collaborate with and highlight local businesses in the Bronx. 360 Magazine works with LGBT-friendly, community-based organizations.
This boutique and private shopping experience will be held at the #360TRAP Bronx workspace. The event will feature #AOHSOA Trunk Pieces and lifestyle choices, specifically designed for consumers to live their best PC+D lifestyle.
The pop-up will possess a carnival theme and will feature creative activities and decors compatible with this fun concept. The event’s open bar will run for four hours and feature signature spirits of mixologists, as well as festive tapas. This event will be a privileged opportunity to reinforce brand awareness and network among target audiences and sponsors.This summer event will also be the precursor for World Blood Donor Day (6/14) and Armon Hayes‘ birthday (6/16).
Zavor is proud to announce their first line of cast aluminum cookware – The Noir Cookware Collection. Cast aluminum is one of the best and most popular materials for cookware, providing superior heat conductivity to stainless steel, a more lightweight alternative to cast iron, and less likely to rust or corrode than carbon steel. Zavor’s Noir Cookware Collection is extremely durable and retains heat, allowing for even cooking without hot spots.
Zavor’s new cookware pieces are designed to go from the stovetop or oven to an elegant table presentation. The simple yet modern design offers absolute cook-and-serve convenience and the customizable color handles allow users to pair their cookware to their kitchen aesthetic. The Noir Cookware Collection will be available in Late March 2021. For more information on Zavor’s line of pressure cookers, cookware, and small electrics please visit HERE.
Delta Children Baby and Children Furniture
For Dads and fathers-to-be, Delta Children provides the highest-quality children products. From newborns, to toddlers, to kids and teens, the company offers popular brands that appeal to the whole family. Crafted with sustainable and versatile materials, customers can use these Delta Children’s products for longer, while wasting less. Further, 10 percent of all profits so to improving the lives of children through the Safe Sleep Campaign.
The Oakley Encoders are the newest frame built around the needs of sport performance including cycling, baseball, golf, running and more. The Encoders feature a functional design made to support optimized coverage, a wider field of view, frame retention and impact protection. The entire collection comes available with Prizm lenses, designed to enhance color, contrast and detail to make the most of any activity.
The Oakley Odyssey Collection features seven sport and lifestyle frames in a variety of hand-crafted colorways for 2021, including Colorshift Splatter, Holographic and Poseidon. All frames include Prizm Lens Technology, designed to enhance color and contrast so you can see more detail across colors including Prizm Road Jade, Prizm Grey and Prizm Road Black. Select styles in the collection – Sutro, Sutro Lite and Sylas – are available Asia fit as well as standard fit.
The Oakley MotoGP collection launched to celebrate the world’s most premier motorcycle racing event. The collection’s Ejector frame celebrates some of the top names in the sport including nine-time Grand Prix World Champion Valentino Rossi, Marc Maquez and Maverick Vinales. All three pairs come with Prizm lenses and as an extra bonus, the eyewear even comes with a custom microbag featuring the riders’ personal logos.
Oakley M-Frame Origins Collection features eyewear with colorways and lens shapes inspired by the original M-Frame first released in 1989. The M-Frame Origins Collection includes Frogskins, M2 Frame XL and Sutro with both Prizm Road and Prizm Sapphire lenses featuring Prizm Lens Technology.
Offered in six new colorways, Oakley Sutro inspires athletes to move confidently and seamlessly throughout their day, whether their rides take them through city roads or rural trails. Featuring the high wrap shield unique to the Sutro shape, these frames provide protection from the elements paired with improved vision thanks to Prizm Lens Technology.
Discover the new PRX
The Tissot PRX Powermatic 80 is finally here! A throwback to a flagship design from 1978, the PRX 40 205 is an essential timepiece with an integrated case and bracelet available in three different dials.
I Am Your Father’s Day from STAR WARS™ Fine Jewelry
There is a new way to celebrate this Father’s Day… To honor the dad’s that are as wise as Yoda™, as strong as Darth Vader™, and as dedicated as R2-D2™… there are plenty of special gifts that all dads that are a fan of Star Wars will enjoy from Star Wars Fine Jewelry.
Share your similar passion for the Galaxy, Rebels, Light Side and Dark Side with your father. There are seven distinctive fine jewelry collections inspired by Star Wars, so every fan can connect with their favorite character’s journey, from R2-D2 to the Mandalorian™. Shop assortments that honor the light side or the dark side. All pieces in all seven collections are beautifully crafted in gold or silver with diamonds and gemstones. Discover the Father’s Day collection HERE. Styles range from $149 to $1,599.
True Nutrition and Paleo Pro Snacks
For Dads with an active lifestyle, True Nutrition and Paleo Pro both offers snacks that are both delicious and healthful. True Nutrition offers bulk powders and supplements, with vegan, paleo, low fat, low carb, and keto-friendly options. True Nutrition’s supplements are aimed at boosting energy and endurance, promoting muscle gain, increasing wellness, and supporting weight loss. Dads can create their own blends of custom smoothies, oatmeals, or protein blends to best suit their individual needs.
Paleo Pro offers quick, prepackaged snack options for Dads on the go. Paleo Pro’s Primal Protein Bars are the perfect breakfast bar or post-workout snack. These delicious, protein-packed bars are gluten-free, dairy-free, whey-free, and soy-free. This Father’s Day, boost dad’s mood and energy with True Nutrition and Paleo Pro’s snacks.
Glenfiddich 14-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Glenfiddich 14-Year-Old is matured for 14 years in ex-bourbon American Oak casks. This bourbon barrel reserve is a celebration of American spirit, paying tribute to the shared history of American and Scotch whiskey and the American Oak ex-bourbon barrels that are the backbone of the single malt Scotch whisky industry.
This exclusive Glenfiddich expression has been matured for 23 years in American and European oak casks and elegantly finished in rare French cuvee casks. The finest flavors from Scotland and France have been fused together through the art of experimentation, to redefine moments of celebration and create a new and extraordinary drinking experience. SRP $49.99
2021 Lexus IS 350 F-Sport
The Lexus IS 350 F-Sport was designed in tandem with BMW and Lexus, mixing the utmost quality of German and Japanese engineering. This luxury sedan does not only have gleaming curb appeal, but also packs in technological innovation and high quality craftsmanship. With the Mark Levinson navigation/audio package, drivers are sure to arrive at their destinations safely and in style.
Packing in power and agility, the IS 350 F-Sport has all-wheel drive abilities and a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 311 HP @ 6600, and 280 torque @ 4800. Equipped with the Lexus Safety System + 2.5 Pre-Collision System, this vehicle has pedestrian detection, all speed-dynamic radar cruise control, intelligent high beams, road sign assist, lane tracing assist, and lane departure alert with steering assist. To learn more about the Lexus IS 350 F-Sport’s features, please visit Lexus’ website.
Casio’s EQB1100XDC1A Watch
The newest addition to Casio’s Edifice flagship EQB1100 Series is the athletic and elegant EQB1100XDC1A watch. For fathers who are on the go, involved in sports, or looking to stay more on schedule, Casio provides superior timekeeping solutions. Watch wearers can easily time their workouts and track their training progress. If your pops is eco-conscious, this watch is also perfect for him–thanks to its power saving mode and Tough Solar power system.
Casio’s new Edifice Collection model features a sleek design, which includes a black IP band and an octagonal, green IP tachymeter bezel. Furthermore, the watch is made from black gun metal and has a hunter green, accented face. The athletic design of the EQB1100XDC1A features a stainless-steel coating and highly scratch-resistant sapphire glass, proving that this watch is meant to last. Gift your dad a practical present he’s sure to get use out of by visiting Casio’s website or your local jewelry retailer. The EQB1100XDC1A is now available for purchase for $350.00.
Ballguard Ball Deodorant
Ballguard Liquid Powder Ball Deodorant helps with – let’s just get it out there – chafing and sweat. Hide it in your man cave and use it any time you start to feel uncomfortable down there. It’s a god send for any man’s prized jewels. This deodorant can be applied as a soothing cream.
With instant drying ability, this product is mess-free. Ballguard’s liquid power helps fight odor, irritation, and perspiration. Additionally, this deodorant is talc-free, paraben-free, and aluminum-free. Perfect for on-the-go travel, this 3.4oz, travel-approved deodorant is a man’s best friend. For more info, please visit Ballguard’s website.
Extract Labs CBDTincture and Muscle Cream
Extract Labs has a CBD tinctures and muscle creams that can help relieve any types of muscle cramps and inflammation from gaming, typing or texting. Further, the tinctures and creams can also help users relax and relieve stress.
Extract Lab’s award-winning CO2-extracted tinctures provide the utmost quality of full-spectrum CBD. Their CBD is also THC-free and extra strength. A variety of mouth watering tincture flavors are available, like raspberry and bananas foster. Extract Labs also offers a variety of CBG oils. For more information, please visit their website.
Guru Nanda The Waterless Mist Pluggy
Guru Nanda’s Waterless plug-in diffuser will refresh your man cave while you get to unwind. To operate this diffuser, simply put in the oil, plug in the diffuser, and push the power button. Ideal for rooms small or large, the aroma-therapeutic power of this diffuser poses an innovative alternative to air fresheners.
This essential oil diffuser uses nebulizer technology to diffuse 100 percent pure essential oils without any added water. It is extremely long-lasting, as the diffuser can run up to four weeks with a 30ml bottle. Users can customize their mist mode settings and choose from three different diffuser sizes.
Indigo Wild’s Sea Salt Zum Body Mist can refresh your man cave and your skin in no time. This mist is made with simple, plant-based ingredients, including water and vegetable glycerin. Additinally, this mist includes high-quality essential oils, with no chemical emulsifiers.
The mist’s sea salt scent is subtly mixed with relaxing citrus scents. With hints of grapefruit, geranium, and smoky patchouli, Indigo Wild has crafted a pleasant smelling and relaxing mist. This blend is a great way to hide any unpleasant odors, and can be used for gym bags, cars, locker rooms, dresser drawers, bathrooms, and more. For more information, please visit Indigo Wild’s website.
TRIbella Wine Aerator
From full-bodied cabs to complex pinots, create an elegant experience from bottle to glass with the amazing TRIbella wine aerator. Touted as the “Greatest Aerator of All Time,” the TRIbella has taken the wine world by storm with its patented dripless, 3 stream design. For fathers who appreciate fine wine, this gift is ideal.
As the beautiful red liquid cascades from the engineered exit pipes, the wine mixes with the surrounding air before gracefully falling into your desired vessel. The end result is a fully-aerated and enhanced taste in seconds–no more waiting! To learn more, visit HERE. The TRIbella retails for $40 and is available online via Williams Sonoma and Amazon.
Flying Solo is a company based in New York City that brings together a variety of brands to one boutique, creating a platform for designers and products to have a selling platform. Flying Solo has a network of designers from around the world that come together to offer all types of fashion to New York.
Flying Solo also brought their diverse range of designers to the runway for New York Fashion Week. With unique designs and bold colors, Flying Solo collected some top, trendy designers to feature at the shows. Below 360 Magazine has highlighted some of the best looks from the Spring 2021 shows.
Spring fashion is defined with the styles imagined by AERT. Featuring a fusion of frosted lilacs, lemon yellows, and other bright, pastel colors, AERT’s line shows clear inspiration from nature. The brand began in 2016 and now focuses on using garments and products that are kind to the environment.
This trendy brand brought street style to the runway this spring with bold graphics and bright colors. Featuring styles for both men and women, the line features inspiration from spray-painted graffiti which brings the city to life on the clothing. The New York City based brand was created to bring the energy and attitude of New York City to life, something they achieved with this line.
Founded by Katie Pratt in 2011, this Melbourne-based brand is bringing it’s femininity to New York Fashion Week. Pratt believes in focusing on precise details and this shows through in her designs. ELLIATT is now known around the world and the brand can be found in boutiques across 25 countries.
A rising American fashion designer who is gaining fame for her unique approach to evening wear, Kate Barton has created designs produced for the runway. She creates sculptural and innovative pieces for women that are wearable and will leave women feeling empowered. Her designs are sophisticated while creating modern silhouettes and 3-dimensional shapes within her clothing.
Margarita and Cristina Ng Ng are twin designers who were born to Chinese parents in the Dominican Republic. They have been fascinated by clothing design since they were young and named their label NG2 to honor their last name. They now design voluminous pieces that take inspiration from streetwear which combines for a distinctive look that represents their brand.
As a brand dedicated to making simplistic, chic separates that can be mixed and matched, Pridd New York took to the runway with natural colors and high-quality fabrics. Made for women, children and maternity, the brand stays stylish all while making the highest quality clothing with100% cotton and sustainable fabrics. This NYC-made brand is manufactured in a family-owned factory and they are conscious about their impact on the earth.
PRSVR, which represents the fundamentals of Passion Resilience Sacrifice Values Respect, value their brand on dressing defining moments for unique people. Brandon and Margaret Williamson founded the brand after sacrificing their wedding fund and created a brand that has sparked so many creative stories. PRSVR designs wearable silhouettes by playing with new shapes and colorways in fashion. Their design are perfect for the average creative and bring inspiration from casual streetwear.
Founded by Toni Grant and launched out of Dallas, Texas in 2019, V’Che has a goal to create chic sexy and sophisticated clothing for all women. Grant wants to empower women so they feel great in all of their clothing. “One day I may feel quiet, but confidently calm. The next I might be feeling feisty, so I’ll reach for an accessory or statement shoe to make sure I’m heard when I walk. When I dress in a way that reflects my emotions, I feel in control of my day. Having that, as well as vocal expression, is what gives me my confidence,” said Grant.
This American-made womenswear line integrates urban streetwear with couture that highlights contemporary fashion. Designer Geoffrey Owens focuses on unleashing the wild woven into every woman. Zoonek’s creations take straight from its name and feature bold animal prints and themes of the jungle and safari journeys.
As Valentine’s Day comes to a close, there seems to be a lull in the season of gift-giving. Christmas and Valentine’s Day are two holidays focused on spreading love and the next day focused on sharing love is Mother’s Day. Although it’s still weeks away, it’s never too soon to start planning for the important women in your life.
Tea Forté also features a variety of gift sets so they’re ready to go as a perfect gift. Beyond tea, they feature teaware such as a steeping cup that has a double-walled cup to keep tea hot and the cup cozy to hold. Plus, enjoy free shipping on all orders over $49!
A perfect gift for Mother’s Day is skincare and OURA has products worth talking about. OURA has recently worked to create self-care products that infuse high-tech solutions into everyday life, while also doing social good by granting the wish of a childhood cancer patient for every 1,000 products sold.
The OURA Exfoliatoris self-disinfecting and rejuvenates the skin by removing dead skin cells as it cleans out pores and sweeps away debris deeply and completely using only water. The dual-textured smart fiber pad is infused with copper oxide which works naturally to improve skin texture and provide a luminous glow, while gentle enough for sensitive skin. These special cleansing cloths are anti-bacterial; ultra-plush; self-sterilizing; sustainable; hypoallergenic; and anti-aging.
Like the Exfoliator, the Hydro Glove creates a healthy glow on skin from head to toe. The Hydro Glove is antimicrobial and made of 100 percent cotton infused with copper to allow for gentle exfoliation for the entire body.
There’s finally a sensible solution to help stop stains on your favorite panties from unpredictable monthly leaks. Cutie Undies are underpants that you wear during your period and then toss into the garbage!
Each pack comes with two pairs of 100% cotton breathable briefs with built-in sanitary pads for the best day/night protection. The briefs are discreet, secure, comfortable and biodegradable. The best part? It’s only $9.99 for a pack of two! Check out their website for more information.
Mom has been working overtime for the past year, it’s only fair to give her a gift of true comfort with Barefoot Dreams’ new Spring collection featuring new colorways of fan-favorite sets and brand-new styles. Surefire items include the Crinkle Jersey Lounge Set in a beautiful new color, Waterfall Sea Salt, the Scoop Neck Short Set, and the Washed Satin Short PJ Set.
Now, with everyone staying home, loungewear is the perfect gift for any woman in your life. Barefoot Dreams features a collection of cozy, chic and comfortable clothing.
Score extra points with mom this year, by giving her a gift made just for her – salon-quality custom haircare by Gemmist. Made with coconut oil, camellia japonica seed oil and avocado oil, and by using science-based formulas from a quick hair quiz, this personalized shampoo and conditioner set, and the Scalp Balancing Bar is the endless thank you mom deserves.
With these products, women in your life will be able to bring the spa home with them. The brand also offers a Gemmist gifting subscription service to save you the hassle.
DoggieLawn was created when founder Natalie wanted to find an easy indoor dog bathroom solution to living in an apartment with dogs. It’s the perfect, natural place for your pet to relax or go potty – especially right now with cold temps, crazy storms, or even if it’s in the middle of the night and you don’t want to venture outside!
DoggieLawn is an environmentally-friendly subscription or one-time purchase that delivers a never-ending supply of fresh grass right to your door. Great for indoors, small balconies, backyards and more! Learn more on their website.
Qemp has a variety of CBD oils, the perfect Mother’s Day gift for all the stressed moms out there. Their formulas are crafted to help maintain focus, boost energy and improve rest. They also have a CBD cream to help provide relief for pain. They have formulas for nighttime and daytime use as well as an oil for beginners that don’t know where to start.
The GlassFusion VisionGuard+ with D3O and GlassFusion+ with D3O are now available for the Apple iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12/12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. The formulation used by InvisibleShield is crystal clear, so it looks just like the phone’s original screen. The D3O additive makes these industry-leading screen protectors more than 20% stronger than the original GlassFusion protector. These screen protectors are perfect for the mom that can’t seem to hold on to their phone.
GlassFusion Screen Protectors – Starting at $49.99
G-SHOCK’s Gold Ingot Collection
G-SHOCK’s new Gold Ingot Collection screams luxury. The GM110SG-9A, GM5600SG-9, and GM6900SG-9, each feature stainless steel bezels and buckles with eye-catching semi-transparent bands and metallic gold dials inspired by the design of a classic Gold Ingot. The retro-inspired models each come equipped with standard G-SHOCK technology and capabilities including shock resistance, 200M water resistance, EL backlight, daily alarm, stopwatch, countdown timer, and full auto-calendar.
G-SHOCK’s Gold Ingot Collection – Starting at $220
For the mom that loves coffee, L’OR will allow them to dive into pure espresso bliss. With L’OR you can experience the sweet aroma of the freshest Arabica and Robusta beans, hand-selected by L’OR roasters. The selection is truly exquisite and would satisfy any mom that wants to indulge.
As we move into the spring months and warmer weather, sandals are on every women’s wishlist. The Blowfish Malibu Spring Collection has a variety of cute styles to choose from. The Rylim Sandal is the perfect slide on shoe to complete your Spring look; the cushioned footbed, featuring a cactus flower sock design, allows for all day comfort without breaking the bank or compromising your chicness. The Rylim Sandal comes in five cool colors and is Vegan Registered too!
A trend in skincare is moving toward more natural and organic products, and sugar can be a key ingredient in a natural skincare regimen. Ida Body Care Founder & CEO Vicki Weaver Payne says “Our Sugar Scrub is Ida’s secret step to maximize hydration. My mother Ida created it with natural sugar and 12 essential oils including anti-aging powerhouses like Avocado oil, Evening Primrose oil and Apricot Kernel oil,” Vicki explains. “Your skin will never feel the same.”
A vegan and cruelty-free line, Ida’s Body Scrub stimulates the skin, activating and cleansing it, so you feel revived and ready. Sugar is beneficial to the skin because it is a natural humectant. A humectant draws moisture from the environment into the skin. Using sugar on the skin can help hydrate the skin and retain moisture.
PROUDis an ethically sourced collection with a mission to give back. Any purchase the customer makes from the website, 10% of gross sales will be donated to their charity of choice: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Pink Ribbon Girls, Baby2Baby, Off The Street Club, Victoria’s Victory Foundation or the Rezvan Foundation.
PROUD’s ethos is to create a brand that unifies people beyond the current political divide in America and awaken the philanthropist in each of us. The idea is no matter where you come from or what you do, we all have something to be proud of. With a variety of sizes, styles and prices, the women in your life will love PROUD.
For the mom that wants a bag that is stylish and practical, the Luli Bebé Monaco Diaper bag is the one for her. Available in two sizes—Monaco and Petit Monaco—the soft vegan faux leather texture is gorgeous and easy to care for. Worn as a backpack or a shoulder/crossbody bag, with clips provided to attach to it to a stroller, this diaper bag is versatile and beautiful.
The central satin-lined storage space is ringed by pockets for a total of nine storage spaces, to keep all of the baby’s things organized and easy to reach. The exterior design and elegant colors make this diaper bag look runway-worthy, with shades of Ebony Black, Pearl White, Stone Grey, Pastel Pink, Latte Brown and Caramel.
Mother’s deserve a good night’s sleep and FluffCo brings ultimate comfort to your bedroom. Featuring down and feather as well as down alternative pillows, bring the ultimate hotel pillow experience home with you! The pillows contain ethically sourced down & feather and pillow shells made with cooling eucalyptus.
At half the industry retail cost, your best night sleep ever is right around the corner with FluffCo. Any woman in your life will love the comfort that FluffCo can provide. After all, they deserve to relax after the busy lives they need to balance.
For the fashion-forward mom, this limited-edition collaboration brings together two American icons, combining Coach’s distinct attitude and legacy of craftsmanship with Champion’s authority in authentic athletic apparel.
Featuring leather bags, leather jogger pants, sweaters and shearling jackets printed with new branding that unites Coach’s storypatch, one of its house symbols, with Champion’s iconic C-logo, the collection reimagines the shared heritage of both brands with a fresh, modern lens.
BisouLovely is a line of high-quality ethereal jewelry that will remind you of the magical jewels in your fairytale dreams!
Inspired by magical girls, each piece is crafted with care using precious metals and sparkling stones to create the jewelry of your fairytale dreams. Choose from rings, necklaces, and earrings in celestial shades of pink, blue, rose gold, silver with sapphires, opals, cubic zirconia stones, moonstones and more.
Puro Sound Labs, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium, safe children and adult headphones, recently announced a change in ownership. Founder Dave Russell has sold the company to his daughters, Ashley Warnicki, Christina Russell and Nicole Russell, to both honor Women in the Workplace as we celebrate Women’s History Month in March, and also to continue his legacy of providing safe hearing for all.
The brand is dedicated to creating healthy, affordable, high-quality listening products for everyone. They have a variety of styles and colors beginning at just $64.99. The volume limiting headphones ensure a safe listening experience.
Malicious Women Candle Co. is a woman-owned company serving sassiness through their ethically made candles, cosmetics, apparel, jewelry and more. They have built a community of Malicious Misfits from around the world and their candles make the perfect gift.
Scents like “A Hot Mess” and “Blueberry Cobbler” will fill anyone’s home with a fabulous scent. The women in your life will love the cute candle jars that will spice up any room. The candles come with funny sayings so they can be personalized to the woman you’re shopping for.
For the mom that loves wine, Repour has the perfect way to save the bottle so every last drop stays fresh. By absorbing the oxygen from the bottle—which is what causes wine to go bad in the first place—it keeps your wine fresh from the first glass to the last.
Use Repour like you would a normal stopper or closure. One Repour will save one full bottle of wine (750 ml), even if you drink one glass a week for 5 weeks. The stopper eliminates 100% of oxygen from your wine, perfect for those who can never finish a bottle.
Gucci’s Mother’s Day gift guide offerings include the Ken Scott, Off The Grid and Ouverture collections along with Gucci’s Beloved Handbags which were recently reimagined in new precious gems colorways! Gucci’s eclectic, contemporary and romantic designs are sure to leave mom swooning for more!
Shower some of your most deserving with the gift of great skin…because there’s no better gift than giving mom a little time for herself on her very special day! SKINNEY Medspa is the latest beauty destination to debut in Miami in Bal Harbour Shops, offering all manners of cosmetic enhancements under one roof. Specializing in high-tech non-invasive skin treatments, cosmetic and body contouring procedures, SKINNEY Medspa’s Mother’s Day promo showcases some of their favorite treatments at a discounted price, available for purchase from now until Mother’s Day!
Fraxel promotes more beautiful, healthier skin. Stimulates collagen, fights aging, uneven texture, deep wrinkling, or scars. Normally valued at $1,500, the treatment will be available for $1,000 for a limited time.
Address the visible signs of aging in minutes! Thermageis non-invasive that smooths + tightens. Normally valued at $3,000, the treatment will be available for $2,400 for a limited time.
On the other hand, surprise mom with something you both want! In addition to the above treatments, SKINNEY Medspa is offering Buy 1 Gift 1 on select facials:
The HydraFacial immediately improves the look and health of skin using patented technology to cleanse, extract and hydrate while providing ongoing results. This A-list facial will leave skin looking healthy and flawless.
VENUS FREEZE FACIAL:
Venus Freeze is a non-surgical face-lift that smoothes fine lines, wrinkles and tightens skin. Its powerful cell stimulation promotes an instant glow, making the skin look plump and healthy.
The Hapuku Wedge sandal features a 3-inch heel and a faux-leather strap upper with a Velcro closure. With the Blowfish Malibu sandals signature cushioned footbed, your mom won’t have to sacrifice style or comfort!
The Marley, one of Blowfish Malibu’s best-selling sneaker, is a slip-on sneaker featuring a canvas upper with elastic for an easy on/off wear. With distressed edges and a cushioned footbed, this sneaker is perfect for everyday wear! Available in a variety of colors and prints.
This barbed wire inspired cuff is perfect for the edgy and stylish mothers. Featuring an open closure, this cuff is a fun twist to stack with other accessories or to wear by itself. Available in 4 different colored metals.
BBQGuys Outdoor Living Products
Food brings people together. This Mother’s Day, enjoying some quality time with mom over a delicious meal. With BBQGuys‘ wide range of grills, BBQs, smokers, pizza ovens, BBQ accessories, outdoor kitchen appliances, and more on their website, you’ll be cooking up a delicious meal in no time. The Blaze Electric Grill is perfect for cooking up a delicious Mother’ Day meal. With a water-resistant exterior, mom will love this new grill. Table-Top to Pedestal, or Built-In model, the Electric Grill is versatile, allowing for mom to grill anywhere in style. The newest launch that she will adore features triangular searing rods to create the perfect sear marks, stainless steel flame tamers to minimize flare-ups and add flavor, and 1500 Watt heating elements to distribute heat evenly and with a maximum grill surface temperature of 749°F.
Give back to mom, after all the years she’s spent caring for you, by showing her some love with a home-cooked meal. Or, if she’s a chef, grace her kitchen with a new appliance she’ll love to use. Either way, BBQGuys is here to make Mother’s Day even more delectable this year.
Tissot Bellissima Wristwatch
This Mother’s Day, get mom a stunning timepiece she is sure to cherish forever. Tissot’s Bellissima evening wrist watch is the perfect, elegant accessory for any look. This delicate time piece is available in several versions, which can be viewed on Tissot’s website.
Add an extra sparkles to your mom’s outfits with a gift that will remind her of you every time she glances down to check the time. This dainty watch suits all of life’s occasions, including being the perfect Mother’s Day gift.
On Saturday, June 12th btw 4PM-8PM, 360 Magazine will host our intimate immersive pop-up shop, which will be reminiscent of a traditional Bronx Bodega. This po-up shop is a collaborative effort to elevate our brand’s priorities in popular culture and design (PC+D). We are looking to collaborate with and highlight local businesses in the Bronx. 360 Magazine works with LGBT-friendly, community-based organizations.
This boutique and private shopping experience will be held at the #360TRAP Bronx workspace. The event will feature #AOHSOA Trunk Pieces and lifestyle choices, specifically designed for consumers to live their best PC+D lifestyle.
The pop-up will possess a carnival theme and will feature creative activities and decors compatible with this fun concept. The event’s open bar will run for four hours and feature signature spirits of mixologists, as well as festive tapas. This event will be a privileged opportunity to reinforce brand awareness and network among target audiences and sponsors.This summer event will also be the precursor for World Blood Donor Day (6/14) and Armon Hayes‘ birthday (6/16).
Valentine’s Day is always a day full of romance, love and of course, alcohol. 360 Magazine has curated a list of the most divine drinks for this season of intimacy. Making these drinks for a loved one is a sure way to show your adoration.
D’USSE Between the Sheets
1 ½ parts D’USSE VSOP Cognac
1 part Bacardi Superior Rum
1 part Orange Curacao
½ part fresh lemon juice
Garnish: Lemon Twist
Method: Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe glass
Sandra Guibord’s Wine Picks
Sandra Guibord, Founder of Sandra’s Wine Life, has affordable and approachable wine recommendations for you to consider this Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day.
Sandra’s Top Bottle Recommendations for this Day of Love:
Made by combining two of the company’s most popular beers – Space Dust IPA and Superfuzz Pale Ale – Fuzzduster is the love child of the two, boasting bright and bitter notes that complement one another nicely and bring out each other’s best qualities.
Fuzzduster can be whipped up in a matter of seconds and is the perfect concoction to create with your significant other (or by yourself, more power to you!) before sitting down for Valentine’s Day festivities at home. All you have to do is combine half a glass of Space Dust and half a glass of Superfuzz with one another, sip and enjoy!
Elysian is also hosting a sweepstake throughout the month of February, where one lucky winner will win a $2,000 Airbnb gift card – to enter, just text “FUZZDUSTER” to 78896 between 2/1 and 2/28.
Cavit Collection Wines
Cavit Sweet Red: A new, lusciously sweet red wine cultivated in vineyards in Vallagrina and Veneto with pronounced cherry and raspberry notes. This delectable beverage pairs well with red meat dishes and are excellent with spicy foods, along with grilled meats and vegetables. The wine has an ABV of 10.5% and is available in 750ml and 1.5l.
Cavit Rosé: It’s never too early for Rose season…especially during a global pandemic. Cavit’s Rosé features beautiful aromas of fresh strawberry and cherries and comes from a blend of native Trentino red grapes. The wine is best served with fish dishes and white meat.
CavitMoscato: This sweet wine features delicious notes of apricot, white peach and sage, a true Italian gem. Cavit’s Moscato is best served with flavorful appetizers, cheeses, spicy dishes, and fruit and chocolate. The wine has an ABV of 7.5% and is available in 750ml and 1.5l.
PUMA ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BLACK FIVES FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF BLACK HISTORY EDUCATION REFORM
Global sports company PUMA is celebrating Black History Month by highlighting the work of Black leaders, partners and community organizations that continue to inspire and shape the future for generations to come.
Throughout the month, PUMA will stand alongside athletes, ambassadors and partners by amplifying their voices and actions across various platforms in support of universal equality, justice and acceptance for all.
To kick off the month, PUMA announced a multi-year partnership with the Black Fives Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, whose mission since 2002 is to research, preserve, showcase, teach and honor the pre-NBA history of African Americans in basketball. The partnership will raise awareness about this vital history and its pioneering players, teams and contributors through initiatives that make a difference, as well as feature special apparel and footwear collections with popular PUMA styles including vintage graphics and logos maintained by the Foundation’s trademarked slogan, “Make History Now.”
“I’m proud and honored to partner with PUMA toward making a meaningful, long-lasting difference in expanding Black history education to include the pioneering African American teams, players, and contributors who helped pave the way for today’s game,” said Founder and Executive Director of the Black Fives Foundation Claude Johnson.
PUMA, together with the Black Fives Foundation, will help support the Foundation’s preservation and education efforts through creative activations that include an engaging, multi-use online museum to display its archive of historical artifacts and content from the Black Fives Era. The Black Fives Foundation’s Virtual Vault, presented by PUMA, will be an online portal for visitors to see, learn, and be inspired by the pre-NBA history of African Americans in basketball through nearly 1,000 artifacts in the Foundation’s historical archive. Items include vintage equipment, ticket stubs, game gear, images, scorecards and more. The Virtual Vault is set to launch later this year.
Also this month, PUMA will be giving back to the Harlem community with partner AfroBrutality, hosting conversations with current and former athletes around activism in sport through their #REFORM platform and more.
The first PUMA x Black Fives collection will include popular PUMA styles including vintage graphics and logos maintained by the Foundation’s trademarked slogan “Make History Now.” Five unique silhouettes will be featured in the collection including a hoodie, short sleeve and long sleeve tee, pants and shorts all in a black and cream color palette.
Retailing for $45 – $90 the PUMA x Black Fives Foundation clothing collection will be available on PUMA.com and at the PUMA NYC Flagship Store on Friday, February 12th. PUMA and Black Fives will also be releasing a forthcoming footwear collection this spring.
The partnership, which supports Black History education reform and the Foundation’s preservation and education efforts through creative activations, including an engaging, multi-use online museum to display its archives of historical artifacts and content from the Black Fives Era, will also include the release of footwear later this year.
PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. Formorethan70 years, PUMA has relentlessly pushed sport and culture forward by creating fast products for the world’s fastest athletes. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running and Training, Basketball, Golf, and Motorsports. It collaborates with renowned designers and brands to bring sport influences into street culture and fashion. The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd. The company distributes its products in more than 120 countries, employsmore than16,000people worldwide, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany. To learn more visit their website.
About The Black Fives Foundation
The Greenwich, CT-based Black Fives Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity whose mission is to research, preserve, showcase, teach, and honor the pre-NBA history of African Americans in basketball, a period known as the Black Fives Era that lasted from the early 1900s to 1950 when the NBA signed its first Black players. The organization advocates expanding Black history education to amplify and include this important history, utilizing nearly 1,000 related artifacts in its historical archive as well as a portfolio of related intellectual property and other difference-making initiatives. For more information, please visit their website.
Bravo’s “Top Chef”, produced by Magical Elves, calls Portland, Oregon home for season 18, kicking off with two weeks of supersized premieres starting on Thursday, April 1 from 8:00 – 9:15 pm ET/PT. This season, a new batch of 15 extremely talented Executive Chefs and restaurant owners, representing a cross-section of kitchens and food around the country, vie for the coveted title bringing their unique skillsets, diversity of cuisines and gamut of flavors. With Portland as a picturesque backdrop and culinary inspiration, the chefs compete in a variety of challenges including celebrating PDX’s Pan-African cuisine to feeding hundreds of frontline workers and crabbing on the Oregon Coast in a tribute to the culinary icon and Oregonian James Beard. For a sneak peek, visit Bravo’s website.
Beginning Thursday, April 8, Bravo’s Emmy-Winning digital companion series “Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen,” hosted by Tom Colicchio, returns for season ten as the eliminated chefs go head-to-head to try to cook their way back into the competition. Presented byBMW of North America,each week’s episode will be availableon Bravotv.com, On Demand or wherever you stream Bravo’s “Top Chef” at the conclusion of each week’s episode.
During a time of extreme hardship in the restaurant industry, these chefs have more on the line than ever before. From working with foraged mushrooms and picking produce at the famous Hood River Fruit Loop to visiting the Tillamook Creamery, the chefs are tasked with cooking with Oregon’s natural bounty of ingredients. With Padma, Tom and Gail and a table full of alums to impress, the expectations have never been higher, especially in this year’s unique Restaurant Wars where the teams must perfectly execute on a micro-restaurant concept with a cohesive seven-course tasting menu that rivals the best in the world. To stay in the game, the chefs must cook at their best while contending with a Quickfire using ingredients used on the Oregon Trail and a surf and turf elimination challenge honoring the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.While in the “City of Roses,” the judges definitely don’t hold back their thorns as they narrow it down to find this season’s “Top Chef.”
The winning chef will earn the coveted title of “Top Chef,” $250,000 furnished by S.Pellegrino® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water, a feature in FOOD & WINE magazine and an appearance at the annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.
Last season, “Top Chef” ranked as 2020’s #1 food show across all of cable, averaging nearly 1 million P18-49 and 1.1 million P25-54. Additionally, the season was up 42% on Video On Demand/Streaming, all told, it was viewed over 10 million times. (Food Show: Nielsen, L7, P18-49/P25-54, FY 2020, including food programs across cable, excluding repeats. VOD/Streaming: Rentrak and Adobe Analytics, S17 vs. S16, includes STB, TVE (on+off), dMVPD, and OVD.)
“Top Chef” is produced by the Emmy Award-winning production company Magical Elves with Casey Kriley, Jo Sharon, Doneen Arquines and Hillary Olsen serving as executive producers.
About Magical Elves
Magical Elves is a leading producer of award-winning, non-fiction content for domestic and international television markets. Known for hits like “Top Chef” (Bravo), “Nailed It!” (Netflix), “Sugar Rush” (Netflix), “Cold Justice” (Oxygen) and “Brain Games” reboot (Nat Geo), Magical Elves is a veteran production company with a long track record of consistently delivering the highest quality programming. Magical Elves is a part of The Tinopolis Group’s portfolio of production companies. For more information, visit www.magicalelves.com.
About Bravo Media
Bravo is the premier lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives cultural conversation around its high-quality, interactive original content across all platforms. The network features a diverse slate of original programming, including Emmy Award-winning “Top Chef” and “Project Runway,” fan-favorites “Vanderpump Rules,” “Below Deck,” “Southern Charm,” and the highly popular “Million Dollar Listing” and “The Real Housewives” franchises. Bravo also boasts the only live late-night talk show on television with the critically acclaimed “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,” which has become a nightly destination for A-list celebrities. Bravo is part of the NBCUniversal Television and Streaming portfolio, which includes NBCU’s broadcast, cable and streaming platforms: NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, Universal Kids, USA Network and Peacock. For more information, visit BravoTV.com.
Newly minted “Artist To Watch” by Rolling Stone, ace Atlanta singer/songwriter Teddy Swims is back with his first new single and music video of 2021 entitled “My Bad” today. Get it HERE and watch the video HERE.
Once again, his rich vocals take center stage on the track, simmering with soul, spirit, and swagger. In the accompanying music video, he steps into the squared circle as wrestler “Magic Dirty.”
About the song, he said, “We wrote this song about my fear of commitment. The video was a real dream come true, and I was able to set foot in an actual ring for the first time in my life. I hope people enjoy watching this as much as we enjoyed making it!”
It’s a big day for Teddy. In addition to the single dropping, he makes his national television debut on NBC’s The Kelly Clarkson Show where he’ll perform “My Bad.”
Teddy recently appeared on the latest episode of Allen Stone’s “Live At The Lodge” on Stone’s YouTube channel. The two teamed up to cover the Hall & Oats classic “Sara Smile.” Watch it HERE. Teddy will also appear on Allen’s special Valentine’s Day virtual concert on February 12th.
To cap off a breakthrough 2020, Teddy enlisted Country star Thomas Rhett to feature on a new version of “Broke.” Inciting critical applause,Billboard described it as “Guaranteed to make you smile and tap your toes at the same time. A winning combination.” The original “Broke”—Teddy’s second original release—earned raves from the likes of Idolator, Flaunt, and American Songwriter, the latter of which praised Teddy’s “honest, emotional” sentiments. Music critic Bob Lefsetz was similarly wowed by “Broke,” writing, “I’d say it’s a one listen smash, but that’s not an accurate description, IT’S A FIFTEEN SECOND SMASH!”). Teddy got his start by posting covers on YouTube out of his bedroom. His bold voice immediately resonated as he impressively attracted an audience of 1.7 million through a steady stream of both hilarious and heartfelt moments.
About Teddy Swims
Teddy Swims contains multitudes. It’s right there in his name— “Swims” is an acronym for “Someone Who Isn’t Me Sometimes,” and it’s a kind of shorthand for everything he stands for. There’s the fact that his voice sounds cozy and rich over any of the many genres he loves to mix up, from the pop and soul most have heard, on to gospel, hip-hop, and hard rock. But it’s even bigger than the Atlanta singer and songwriter’s rich baritone. To Teddy, the concept goes beyond his art, it means empathy, connection, using music to serve a greater good, and staying true to your people—in his case, a core group of about a dozen buds, bandmates, producers, and other various visionaries who knew him well before he became Teddy Swims.
“I’m too hard on myself,” says Teddy, though you wouldn’t know it from his bright, boisterous presence in his songs and videos. “I’m always in my head. You gotta have the guy behind you who says, ‘Man, this is great!’ Well, I’ve got 12 of those guys, and they’re the best people I know.”
Today, of course, Teddy has a following of millions who’ve gravitated to him on the strength of his funk-laced originals and unexpected covers (like his version of Shania Twain’s “You’re Still the One,” which Twain herself has praised). But getting here has been a wild journey. The man born Jaten Dimsdale grew up in Georgia, a preacher’s grandson with a powerful voice of his own. He played football and a handful of roles in high school musicals, but it was a particularly active time in Atlanta’s metal, punk, and rap scenes—music called to him. Teddy being Teddy though, it was all of the music. Taking his place behind the mic in a handful of acts, he rapped, screamed, and even cooed cover songs at wedding receptions. By 2018, he was in multiple bands including a progressive jam crew called Elefvnts.
By 2019, Teddy was out of a job and a home, crashing with his dad while hoping for a lifeline. He unwittingly made one for himself when, on a whim, he shared a video of him singing Michael Jackson’s “Rock With You” on YouTube. “It was the 10-year anniversary of his death,” Teddy recalls, “and we just thought we’d pay homage. Within a few days, it was going crazy.” As it turns out, that clip was Teddy’s first step in making his way from broke to “Broke.” More covers followed—spanning Marvin Gaye to Billie Eilish—showcasing his talent, humor, style, and ease in the studio, and garnering more and more fans in the process. Teddy upgraded his situation, but not in the way most burgeoning stars would. That core team of his have been with him night and day ever since, quite literally. They live in the same house; they share the same dreams.
“I wasn’t willing to give up the people around me who keep me sane and safe,” Teddy says. “We figured if we all put our heads together and focused on this, we wouldn’t need anybody else.”
But Teddy knows there’s always room for more under his roof. After signing to Warner Records in early 2020, he released his first original song—the frisky, funked-up “Picky”—and took off on a sold-out cross-country headlining tour. Then came “Broke,” a raucous clap-along anthem about the joys of (finally) making and spending mad cash, produced by Julian Bunetta (One Direction) and reworked version featuring Grammy-nominated superstar Thomas Rhett. The tracks and their accompanying videos comprise a glorious celebration of excess that’s plenty justified by all of the reverent nods to James Brown and Teddy’s goofily sweet sense of humor. “Girl, whatchu want? Go pick it out,” he sings slyly. “My wallet lookin’ bigger than my belly now.”
And for all his talk about pop-star excess, Teddy is a man who makes every cent count. After releasing his timely cover of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On?” in June, he donated all royalties to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. He also pays his crew members a salary, plus bought his Dad a new truck. All of which is to say: he puts his money where his mouth is, and wears his heart on his sleeve. As for what’s next, Teddy’s expanded his family to include folks like Dallas Davidson (Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan), Dave Cobb (Brandi Carlile, John Prine), and Boy Matthews (Keith Urban, Duke Dumont). And he’s counting down the days until the world is able to hear the wide-ranging sound he’s crafting: “Everything from straight hip-hop to R&B to ’80s metal,” he says. Sure, that doesn’t help us predict what Teddy Swims is going to do next, but if there’s one thing his moniker doesn’t quite convey, it’s that no matter what or how or who he’s singing, Teddy is always Teddy—and bringing all his influences and experiences and inspirations into glorious harmony is exactly what Teddy does best.
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