PARTICIPATING BRANDS

ADIDAS ORIGINALS
LEVEL SHOES
NEW BALANCE
NIKE
PUMA SELECT
AMONGST FEW
ANTHLGY
BRANDBLACK
BROTHRS KEEPR
CAPTIV8

CAYLER & SONS
CARHARTT
CLOSET CASE
CONCEPTS
CORCEL
D1 MILANO
DEUS
DIADORA
DIESEL
ETQ
 

FRAME
FRED PERRY
GOLDEN GOOSE
JOSHUA SANDERS
K-SWISS
MELIN
MITCHELL & NESS
NAMSHI
NEW ERA
PALLADIUM BOOTS

PIERRE HARDY
REEBOK CLASSIC
RETROGRADE
RETROSUPERFUTURE
RICK OWENS
SNEAKER LAB
STANCE
STUSSY
SUPRA
THE HUNDREDS
 

THE LUXURY ARCADE
TIMBERLAND
UPCLASSICS
VIRGIN MEGASTORE
47 BRAND
6TH STREET
UNCLE JHEFF
TAQADO
SHAKE SHACK
PINZA

VIDA FOOD TRUCK
1LIFE
KOLD PRESS JUICE KO.
SEVEN FORTUNES COFFEE
YUMTINGZ
SCOOP BY NO. 57
EARLY RETIREMENT

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EVENT PROGRAMME

All the key information for Sole DXB 2016. Including timings and locations for all the talks, performances and activations during the event. 

SOLE EVENT Edition

Take a look through the exclusive Sole Edition print. Featuring an in-depth look at all the participating brands, music performers  + feature articles on RAP London, Bobbbito Garcia & the W.A.F.F.L.E crew.

STYLE WARS National Premiere

A slide of moments from the national premiere of ‘Style Wars’- The film captured key moments that have shaped, drawn from and influenced the hip hop and street art movement from the early 80s until today.


LINEUP

SKEPTA - DAM FUNK - LITTLE SIMZ - STORMZY (PRESENTED BY ADIDAS ORIGINALS) - BJ THE CHICAGO KID (PRESENTED BY PUMA) - BIBI BOURELLY (PRESENTED BY PUMA) - LARGE PROFESSOR - DIAMOND D (PRESENTED BY CADILLAC)  - DJ CLARK KENT - STRETCH ARMSTRONG

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TOM CRANE - DAVE LUBIN -ANDY BAXTER - SNOWY (PRESENTED BY BRAPP) - SLOCAL -GEORDAN REID-CAMPBELL

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ABRI + FUNK RADIUS - THE RECIPE - MEGADON - SHADI MEGALLAA - SHEF CODES - AELI - FREZIDANTE - MOCITY - BROOKLYN - ADIL - LOBITO BRIGANTE - JAMES LOCKSMITH - KEV FRESH - MOH -FLOW - DJ CHERIANA - DAN GREENPEACE - KOSHER - MAJEED - FREEK - BEN ECHO

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TALKS

EMERGING BRANDS AND THE TRADE SHOW
Barbara Torasso
Head global retail relations at Capsule trade show
Hussein Suleiman + Abderrahmane Trabsini
Founders of Daily Paper

SUBCULTURE AND STYLE
Sam lambert + Shaka Maidoh
Founders of Art Comes First
Presented by Fred Perry


CREPE CITY AND THE SNEAKER BOOM
Morgan Weekes + Ron Raichura
Founders of Crepe City

IN CONVERSATION
Jay Smith + Greg Hervieux
Founders of BLK Rainbow


IN CONVERSATION
Edson Sabajo
Founder of Patta
Deon point
Founder of Concepts
David Obadia
Founder of Harmony
Moderated by Barbara Torasso



‘DOIN’ IT IN THE PARK’
Bobbito Garcia & Kevin Couliau
Founder of Asphalt Chronicles
Moderated by Susie Iliyan

IN CONVERSATION
Ryan + Adam Goldston
Founders of Athletic Propulsion labs
Moderated by Susie Iliyan
Presented by level shoes


ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN RETAIL
Alex Mustonen + Ben Porto
Founder + partner of Snarkitecture
Presented by Tinkah



THE JOURNEY OF HIGHSNOBIETY: FROM A BLOG TO A GLOBALLY RELEVANT MAGAZINE
David fischer
Founder of Highsnobiety
Moderated by Susie Iliyan

HIP HOP
Dj Clark Kent + Stretch Armstrong
Moderated by Carlos Mare aka mare139

IN CONVERSATION
Mikey + Will - Founders of Trapstar
Presented by puma select


IN CONVERSATION
Robert Brooks + Gary Aspden
Presented by Adidas Originals

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GALLERies

Street Style by Adam Katz

A gallery of street style looks from Sole DXB 2016 captured by Adam Katz.

 

Sole dxb 2016 gallery

On November 18th + 19th, Sole DXB celebrated 5 years. For those of you that started this journey with us in Al Quoz. Heres a slide of moments of what went down at Sole DXB 2016. 

After After Party

Sole ended the weekend with some dope vibes hosted at the Uncle Jheff Lounge. Attended by our Sole family - DJ Clark Kent, Stretch & Bobbito, Kevin, David, Deon, Barbara, Jay & Greg + many, many more. 


BASKETBALL

PUMA Clyde x sole 'SWAg'

PUMA launched its second collaboration with Sole DXB with a limited edition sneaker that dropped exclusively over the Sole DXB weekend. The shoe named PUMA Clyde X SOLE ‘Swag’, lands in tanned ostrich leather, with gold tip laces and made complete with gold foil logo detailing.

PUMA Clyde x sole 'SWAg'

Asphalt Chronicles is an independent publication dedicated to pick-up basketball culture around the world. It’s not only about NCAA, NBA or the PROS but also about the millions of amateurs playing everywhere around the world. Kevin Couliau started capturing the sport and community in 2004

FOR THOSE WHO KNOW...

For Those Who Know... The Playground. A verse written by Bobbito Garcia and photography by Kevin Couliau.


more stories from Sole DXB 2016 

ON AIR

Sole collaborated with artist Remi Rough on art installation ‘On Air’ designed to house a two day radio programme with shows including Stretch & Bobbito, Dan Greenpeace & Kish Kash and SLOCAL plus many more.

EARLY RETIREMENT

Sole DXB saw the return of ‘Early Retirement’ the 3,000 square foot concept store, showcasing standout brands from around the world otherwise unavailable in the region, the exclusive collab drop - PUMA Clyde x Sole ‘SWAG’, as well as featuring Akin Barbershop & the launch of ice-cream parlour ‘Scoop by No. 57’.

R.A.P London by Hassan Hajjaj

Sole DXB announces the global relaunch of iconic streetwear brand R.A.P London by Hassan Hajjaj at this year’s festival. Having wound up the fashion label in 1996, the relaunch with the support of Cadillac, marks 20 years since it was last commercially available.

SOLE COLLECTORS

Welcome to the cradle of Sneakerhead enthusiasts and style purveyors, eagerly waiting to step out of the shadows of towering skylines or trek through the mountainous dunes of desert tradition to emerge at the iSneaker Swap as the Middle East’s Sole Collectors.

GRIT.GRACE.GOLD

Dubai is one of my many hometowns and people often forget that at it’s crux it more often than not is laced in grit more so than gold. Add a few graceful moves from dancers, some hip hop and you have a heart beat like no other. 

UNCLE JHEFF

“Get acquainted with Uncle Jheff, the newest member of the Bull&Roo family (you know the team behind haunts Tom&Serg, The Sum of Us, Common Grounds, Brunswick and Muchachas) as he brings his epically Moorish food and Southeast Asian inspired cocktails to Sole DXB.

THE BASEMENT

‘The Basement’ is a youth lifestyle movement, which carries a clear ideology and morality, and creates a familiarity between 60,000 young people across the globe. #BasementApproved is the idea that our community ‘approve’ something. 

SLOCAL

Dedication to cause via hard graft and ingenuity. That’s the mantra of the international-via-London collective. Founded by ItsNate, Slocal celebrates the enduring mettle of the resourceful many who live in the inner cities around the globe. 

BRAPP®

BRAPP® is a platform to discover and showcase music, record videos over beats and collaborate with people all over the world. The Brapp app puts a powerful studio in your pocket. Artists and music lovers in over 90 countries are using Brapp to record videos on beats by producers around the world, 


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