Nike Designed a Disaster of a Dress for Tennis Players That No One Can Actually Play Tennis In 

In an incident that vividly recalls that one time I told myself thigh-high tights were a very good idea and would definitely stay up, Nike is facing criticism over a dress it specially designed for tennis players. The “Premier Slam” resembles nothing so much as an athletic nightgown, and it does not stay down or keep…

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Would You Wear This Fashionable Olivier Rousteing Nike Sock-Shoe?

Ah yes, the time has come for Balmain’s celebrated designer Olivier Rousteing, also known as personal couturier and BFF of the Kardashian brood, to collaborate with Nike on some cool athletic garments you can wear to the club, the office, the hypebeast kaffeeklatsch or, worst case scenario, the actual gym.

Best Apparel Deals: Nike, Lily Pulitzer, ASOS

Welcome to our apparel round-up. It’s a one-stop shop for flash sales, deals, promo codes and (god forbid) even rebates. Here you’ll find the Internet’s best offers on everything from cashmere to charm bracelets, curated and judged. Please let us know in the comments what you bought, so we can live vicariously through…

The Astrologer's Song: Norman Mailer and Gary Gilmore Under the Utah Sky

A few weeks ago I spent a morning at the Norman Mailer archives at the University of Texas looking through the research materials for The Executioner's Song, Mailer's 1979 account of the life and death of Utah murderer Gary Gilmore. Around me, students in white gloves turned the pages of leather-bound books so…

When A Famed Nike Coach Tried To Steal A Race, A Track Protest Was Born

The scene was unprecedented: seven runners walking off the track hand in hand, in quiet protest against their own governing body. The women had just run the 1,500-meter race at the U.S. indoor national championships on Feb. 23 in Albuquerque. The day before, the winner of the 3,000-meter race, Gabe Grunewald, had been…

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