Sat 26 Dec 2009
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Hope everyone had a great holiday yesterday, and we are ready to go back to serving you the hottest kicks and gear known to the mankind.
Today, December 26th, 2009, Converse presents the third and final colorway of the Hiroshi Fujiwara for Converse Chuck Taylor All Star. Starting with the original release of the Black colorway in September 2007, followed by his contribution to Converse 1HUND(RED) Artists in a red colorway in April 2008, the final release features the same monochromatic upper with matching toe-cap in a Navy execution. This is an extremely limited release, limited to less than 350 pairs in the US.
Phone orders, if any sizes are available, will be taken on Sunday, December 27th.
Available in Men’s Sizes 7 through 13.
Thu 24 Dec 2009
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Earlier this month, The Converse (PRODUCT)RED Leather Jacket Chuck Taylor All Star launched at The (RED) Store locations in New York, San Francisco & London on World AIDS Day. Finally, on Christmas Eve at Noon, good folks in DC will get a chance to cop these special shoes at MAJOR!
Made up of a patchwork of motorcycle jacket inspired red leather, the shoe comes complete with a quilted lining, heavy-duty zips and snaps and a leather rand with clean emboss detail.
For the Holiday season, Converse chose 6 select retailers in the US, including MAJOR, to launch these high tops. The shoes will retail for $200 and will be available in Men’s 7 through 12, whole sizes only. Ten percent of the net wholesale price of the shoe will go to The Global Fund help eliminate AIDS in Africa, giving consumers an opportunity to become agents of change.
Mon 21 Dec 2009
The wait is finally over, as MAJOR will give you the first chance to grab the most coveted Space Jams in person, at 12 a.m. (midnight) on December 23rd. Just to give the last minute Christmas shoppers that extra time to shop, we will be open on December 22nd from 11 a.m. to Midnight. As clock strike 12, and it’s officially December 23rd, we will sell the Retro XI Space Jam packages, which consist of a pair of Space Jam XI shoes in Grade School or Adult Sizes, and a MAJOR Space Jam 59Fifty Fitted by New Era. All GS & Adult Sizes will be sold as a package, and there will be no exceptions.
Don’t forget we also have selections from UndrCrwn to match the Space Jams:
So come get your shop on, wait until midnight, get your Space Jams.. Go home happy and sleep in!
Space Jams are available in Baby Gift Pack, Toddler, Pre-School, Grade School, and Men’s Sizes..
Sat 19 Dec 2009
The Hundreds x MAJOR… in our exclusive colorway of Black… TH will be dropping their own exclusive color later. Big shouts to Bobby, Ben, Scotty, and the rest of the crew!
Mishka x MAJOR “We MAJOR” Printed Fleece Crewneck… Big ups to Ease!
MAJOR Silver & Black Attack 59Fifty Fitted by New Era… Big ups to Shawn!
All available now in store, and via MAJOR Online Shopping Channel!
Thank you for supporting the Only Store That Matters!
Wed 16 Dec 2009
We start our 3 year old celebration an hour early tonight, with the MAJOR 3rd Anniversary Sale/Special Release Event at 11 p.m.
Here’s an invitation to all of our extended family, and thanks for keeping us worthy of “The Only Store That Matters!” tagline.
Please keep in mind that the sale lasts 3 hours only, and we are definitely rewarding our core customers who have been with us from day 1, when you lined up for hours to our grand opening!
Thanks from the MAJOR familia for 3 years of support, and here’s to 30 more!
Mon 14 Dec 2009
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On December 17th, 2006 at Midnight, we gave birth to the first premium sneaker & streetwear boutique destination in Washington DC. From the beginning MAJOR was a movement about sneakers, gear, fitteds, and attitude that exudes confidence & superiority. From the very first New Era collab fitted to each one of our storied sneaker and gear collaborations, we have maintained the confidence that we are the Only Store That Matters. All of you, the extended MAJOR family, have chosen us as the go-to destination, and supported us to remain at the top of people’s choice here in DC & worldwide.
To thank our nocturnal MAJOR family, we are holding a special sale event on Wednesday, December 16th, starting at 11 pm. For 3 hours only (11 pm to 2 am), everything we have on the floor will be 30% off. On top of that, we will be dropping 2 collaborations with 2 very important brands, along with a fitted cap or two to celebrate this occasion.
Here is a sneak preview of what collabs are coming:
Just like when we opened for the first time, we cannot tell you too many details, and details will be revealed as the time nears. Please do not call us about the sale or collabos, just show up, be with other like-minded MAJOR fam, and enjoy the savings and new exclusive stuff.
Once again, the entire staff at MAJOR thanks you for your support… And together we will always be on top!!!
Fri 11 Dec 2009
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The final installment of the adidas Consortium City Series drops Saturday, December 12th at 11 a.m. at MAJOR Showroom.
(L to R) London by Crooked Tongues, Paris by Colette
(L to R) Tokio Low by VA & Toronto (waterproof) by Livestock
As usual, adidas Consortium group worked with an iconic retail brand in each of the namesake cities to bring out flavors that are unique to the city that the sneaker’s named after. These are no ordinary releases, as all material used reflects quality and premium luxury that each brand embodies.
Available at MAJOR Showroom, and via phone order, Saturday, December 12th.
Thu 10 Dec 2009
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A native of Uppsala, Sweden, André began painting on the walls of Paris in 1985 and quickly became one of the city’s most prolific graffiti artists. He broke ground by becoming the first artist to use a character—”Mr. A,” a stick figure with a top hat—instead of a tag name.
The fifth installment of Curated by Arkitip features original André artwork—the distinctive “Mr. A” character that brought him street fame in Paris—screen-printed on Incase’s signature iPhone Slider Case.
Each Slider Case comes with a clear stand for hands-free viewing of media at home or at work.
Extremely limited in supply. Now in stock at MAJOR. Phone orders are welcome.
Tue 8 Dec 2009
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Once again, our friends at Complex Magazine, along with recording artist, Mickey Factz, have recognized MAJOR as the destination spot in Washington DC for all your style needs. Appearing in December/January Issue of the magazine, which is in stands today, your favorite store is prominently featured in the Honda Style Guide for this holiday season. Go cop a copy!
Fri 4 Dec 2009
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MAJOR is very pleased to announce the launch of the Women’s exclusive Converse (Product) Red Chuck Taylor by Vena Cava, on Saturday, December 5th.
Sophie Buhai and Lisa Mayock were fated to work together. When just out of high school, a mutual friend introduced them in LA. they soon started their own clothing line, Vena Cava. “It started mainly as a way to have a party and show our friends the clothes we’d made. It developed into a mini collection that was shown during fashion week.” And not long after that it started making fashion headlines and getting worn by the young and stylish—and famous.
For Converse 1HUND(RED) Artists, the Vena Cava girls did a version of their Havisu print, which captures their aesthetic, a combination of deco and Native American. “We want to wear it and we want our friends to wear it of course,” Buhai says. “If we designed a shoe that in even a small way helps with the AIDS situation in Africa, then we’re happy to do so.”
Available in Women’s Size 5 (Men’s 3) to Size 10 (Men’s 8)… Launches Saturday, December 5th at 11 a.m. at MAJOR Showroom, and via phone order (202 625 6732).
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