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Fact Check : Nike Made Satan Shoes With Human Blood?

Did Nike make 666 pairs of Satan Shoes with human blood and a Satanic emblem?

Find out what’s the latest controversy, and what the FACTS really are!

 

Claim : Nike Made Satan Shoes With Human Blood?

Social media is rife with all sorts of claims about Lil Nas X’s controversial Satan Shoes.

While some are understandably upset about these shoes, others are making false claims about them.

Here is a great example of the kind of claims that are going viral over these Satan Shoes.

Nike made 666 pairs and named it Satan. Sold each pair for USD 1018 taken from Luke 10:18. Each has one drop of human blood and a Satanic emblem.

Nike pulls an American flag shoe because it was deemed offensive but is now releasing a Satan-inspired shoe.

 

Nike Satan Shoes Claims : The Facts!

Fact #1 : Satan Shoes Were Produced By MSCHF

Satan Shoes were produced by MSCHF Product Studio Inc. – a New York-based company – who created them in collaboration with “Old Town Road” rapper Lil Nas X.

Fact #2 : Satan Shoes Are Customised Nike Air Max 97 Sneakers

Satan Shoes are really customised Nike Air Max 97 sneakers. However, this does not mean Nike made them.

MSCHF bought regular Air Max 97 sneakers and customised them with what appears to be :

  • sole air bubble containing red link and a drop of human blood
  • bronze inverted pentagram lace emblem
  • embroidered Luke 10:18 and individual numbering on the side
  • embroidered MSCFH and Lil Nas X at the back
  • red inverted cross above Nike logo
  • new sock liner

Fact #3 : Does Satan Shoes Contain Human Blood?

Yes, but only a single drop in each sole, according to the Satan Shoes product description.

The clear air bubble under each sole contains 60 cc (60 ml) of red ink and one drop of human blood.

While some have suggested that Lil Nas X contributed said human blood, the blood was donated by members of MSCHF.

Fact #4 : Nike Sued MSCHF Over Satan Shoes

Probably due to the fake news circulating about their involvement with Satan Shoes, Nike sued MSCHF on 30 March 2021.

The Nike lawsuit, which was filed with the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, stated that :

  • the Satan Shoes were produced “without Nike’s approval and authorization“,
  • Nike “do not have a relationship with Lil Nas X or MSCHF“, and
  • “Nike is in no way connected with this project”.

Their concern about being boycotted over false claims of involvement with Satan Shoes is apparent :

“There is already evidence of significant confusion and dilution occurring in the marketplace, including calls to boycott Nike in response to the launch of MSCHF’s Satan Shoes based on the mistaken belief that Nike has authorized or approved this product.”

Nike is asking the court to immediately stop MSCHF from fulfilling the orders for those shoes, and requested a jury trial to seek damages.

Notably, Nike did not include Lil Nas X in their lawsuit.

Fact #5 : Only 666 Pairs Were Produced

It is true that 666 pairs of Satan Shoes were produced. All but one were sold, allegedly in less than one minute.

The last – 666th pair – would be made available to a social media user, chosen by Lil Nas X from those who shared his tweet.

Fact #6 : They Were Sold For US$1,018

It is true that each pair of Satan Shoes were sold for US$1,018 – a reference to Luke 10:18 in the Bible :

KJV : And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.

NIV : He replied, “I saw Satan fall like lighting from heaven.”

Fact #7 : They Were Featured In Montero (Call Me By Your Name)

These shoes were featured in Lil Nas X’s latest song – Montero (Call Me By Your Name).

In the music video, he can be seen sliding down a stripper pole from Heaven to Hell, wearing a pair of these Satan Shoes.

 

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Camera In Professional Hands?

Samsung brought in Rankin and Stefflon Don to showcase the Galaxy S21 Ultra’s camera capabilities.

Take a look at their behind-the-scenes video, and the shots Rankin took with the Galaxy S21 Ultra!

 

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Camera In Professional Hands?

We have always focused on what ordinary folks like us can do with smartphone cameras, but what if you put one in the hands of a professional photographer?

Samsung wanted to showcase the maximum creative possibility of the Galaxy S21 Ultra, so they brought in fashion photographer, Rankin to show us noobs what its camera can really do.

In this video, Rankin and rapper Stefflon Don, put the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra camera to the test!

 

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Camera Professional Photo Samples

As the BTS video shows, photography is all about the photographer and less about the camera, and a great picture involves a fair bit of work.

But it is nevertheless very impressive to see the image quality the Samsung Galaxy S21 delivers.

 

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Camera : Quick Recap

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with an improved quad-camera system, that consists of :

  • a 108 MP main camera, with an f/1.8 aperture
  • a 12 MP ultra-wide camera, with an f/2.2 aperture
  • a 10 MP telephoto camera, with an f/2.4 aperture, and 3X optical zoom, and
  • a 10 MP periscope telephoto camera, with an f/4.9 aperture, and 10X optical zoom

For the first time, it has two 10 MP telephoto cameras – one with 3X optical zoom, and a periscope camera with 10X optical zoom.

It is also the first Samsung smartphone to allow you to shoot in 4K at 60 fps on all front and rear cameras!

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra also comes with other improvements like :

  • Improved 8K Snap, that lets you capture clear images from your 8K video footage
  • Super Steady video now supports 60 fps video recording
  • Single Take lets you capture a variety of still and video formats with a single tap.
    It is now enhanced with new pro-style settings like Highlight Video and Dynamic Slow-Mo
  • New Director’s View that lets you see, switch and select the best shot… LIVE!

 

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra : Where To Buy?

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes in three variants globally, with these prices :

  • 12 GB + 128 GB : US$1199.99 / £1149 / A$1849
  • 12 GB + 256 GB : US$1249.99 / £1199 / A$1949 / S$1798 / RM5299
  • 16 GB + 512 GB : US$1379.99 / £1329 / A$2149 / S$1998 / RM5899

There are only two colour options though – Phantom Silver and Phantom Black.

Here are some online purchase / pre-order options :

 

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HUAWEI nova 5T : Global Debut @ KL Fashion Week 2019!

Malaysia scores again! We will be the FIRST IN THE WORLD to catch a sneak peek of the HUAWEI nova 5T smartphone!

Yes, HUAWEI will unveil the nova 5T for the first time ever, at the Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week 2019!

 

HUAWEI nova 5T : Global Debut @ KL Fashion Week 2019!

Set for 25 August 2019, KL Fashion Week (KLFW) 2019 will showcase the latest Malaysian fashion at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

And this year, it will have extra sparkle with the global unveiling of the HUAWEI nova 5T by KLFW 2019 models!

 

HUAWEI nova 5T #novaOOTD Contest

HUAWEI Malaysia also announced a special #novaOOTD contest, which would give you a lifetime’s opportunity to gain access to the KLFW 2019 backstage!

Step 1 : Dress up in your very best Outfit Of The Day, and take a fantabulous picture of yourself!

Step 2 : Share your most excellent OOTD photo to Instagram or Facebook (or both!), making sure to add the hashtag #novaOOTD and tag @HuaweiMobileMY

That’s it!

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The top FIVE most stylish fashionistas will be announced on 23 August on HUAWEI Malaysia’s official Facebook page.

Then on 25 August 2019, they will have exclusive backstage access to KLFW 2019, and get a close-up look at the new HUAWEI nova 5T too!

 

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The HUAWEI WeAreNova Fashion Design Contest Details!

HUAWEI is partnering Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week (KLFW) to run the WeAreNova fashion design contest! This is a great opportunity for budding fashion designers to show off their abilities!

 

WeAreNova Fashion Design Contest Kicks Off

HUAWEI Nova is partnering Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week (KLFW) to run the WeAreNova by ThePeople, a fashion design competition.

The contest is open to any professional fashion designer, amateurs and students who are pursuing fashion at local universities.

 

WeAreNova Contest Rules

The contest will run from 10th May till 31st May 2019., and is made up of two stages:

  • Two weeks of submission to nova@klfashionweek.com
  • One week of public voting 

Every contestant needs to design three masterpieces for the Nova series based on its vibrant colours, looks and the brand name itself.

Nova fans and the public will get to vote for their favourite designs on the official Facebook page of KLFW which will ultimately decide the top ten winners.

Every winner stands to win a part of the RM 15,000 and have their work presented during the KLFW 2019 Showcases.

 

HUAWEI Nova Smartphones Powers WeAreNova

The fashion design contest aims to showcase the stylish side of HUAWEI Nova, a series of smartphones which highlights youthful fashion sense.

HUAWEI nova plans to explore new designs and colours with the help of fashion design ideas submitted by contestants.

 

 

HUAWEI Nova 4 And 4e Price + Offer!

The latest HUAWEI nova smartphones are available at the following prices :

If you purchase a HUAWEI nova 4 series smartphone during Ramadhan, you will also receive a VIP card worth RM 1,000, as well as the chance to win a HUAWEI MediaPad M3 Lite worth RM 999!

 

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Fujifilm X-A3 + Wonder Photo Shop Launched!

On 3 November 2016, Fujifilm officially launched the Fujifilm X-A3 mirrorless camera, as well as their first Wonder Photo Shop here in Malaysia. As the new mirrorless camera is targeted at the selfie-obsessed younger generation, Fujifilm collaborated with Hatta Dolmat, the award-winning Malaysian fashion designer, to showcase the X-A3 camera with his latest creations in a fashion show in Sunway Pyramid.

 

The Fujifilm X-A3 & Wonder Photo Shop Revealed

The event kicked off with the Managing Director of Fujifilm Malaysia, Mr. Yoshitaka Nakamura, revealing details of the new Fujifilm X-A3 and Wonder Photo Shop. He also revealed the limited-edition Harajuku Kit, and Fujifilm’s brand ambassador for 2016 and 2017 – Malaysian national artistic gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi.

 

The Fujifilm X-A3 @ The Hatta Dolmat Fashion Show

The new Fujifilm X-A3 mirrorless cameras were then revealed by models at a special Hatta Dolmat fashion show. Fujifilm also collaborated with Hatta Dolmat to produce the FUJIFILM X HATTA collection, which comes with an exclusive and limited-edition Hatta Dolmat t-shirt and camera neck strap.

 

The Fujifilm X-A3

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The Fujifilm X-A3 mirrorless camera features a retro design with 3 colour options – silver, brown and pink. With a 3″ touch screen LCD display that tilts 180 degrees, it allows for selfies to be easily taken. But it’s more than just a selfie camera. It boasts a new 24 megapixel sensor, and Fujifilm’s proprietary colour reproduction technology.

It also has built-in WiFi connectivity, which allows you to easily connect to wireless printers, like the Fujifilm Instax SHARE printer. Or you can connect your smartphone or tablet to the X-A3 to copy out files, or remotely control it.

The Fujifilm X-A3 will retail for RM 2,888 (~US$ 699), including the Fujinon XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS II lens.

Be sure to check out our hands-on preview of the Fujifilm X-A3 mirrorless camera, and its specifications!

 

The Wonder Photo Shop

The Wonder Photo Shop is the first-of-its-kind concept store in Malaysia that offers direct printing from smartphones. Their Wonder Print Stations allow customers to turn their prints into personalised DIY art works, which can be used as gifts and keepsakes.

In conjunction with the launch of the Wonder Photo Shop, Fujifilm introduced a special promotional set – the Harajuku Kit. It comprises of a Mini 8 camera, a mini album, a pack of film, gift cards and a mini acrylic photo frame for just RM 328 (~US$ 79).

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Strutting Down The MODA Catwalk With Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

19 September 2016 – Technology makes a device useful. Design, meanwhile, makes it aspirational, enjoyable and has the power to make us do incredible things, pushing us to explore new and unprecedented possibilities.

Put both fashion and technology together, and their distinctive elements combine into one perfect device that make the Galaxy S7 edge more than just a phone. The Samsung Galaxy S7 edge is most certainly more than a stunning-looking device – a crowning achievement in design and functionality, redefining the blend of style and substance.

The revolutionary smartphone made its runway appearance recently at the industry-acclaimed fashion show organised by MODA, aimed at nurturing up-and-coming Young Malaysian Designers. Inspired by Samsung Galaxy S7 edge’s motto “Rethink What A Phone Can Do”, the budding designers fused futuristic elements with fashion, narrating their creative visions into compelling creations. The result is a mesmerising collection ready for the runway.

Apart from the designers’ creations on the MODA catwalk, Galaxy S7 edge devices also made a special appearance alongside the creations. Decked in unique fashionable wear from top to toe and clutching Galaxy S7 edge ingeniously encased in see-through water clutches and glass cases, the models strutted down the runway to showcase the many designs by young talented designers from various backgrounds.

At the end of the showcase, three teams’ creations stood out, earning themselves the coveted MODA Samsung Innovative Award and a Galaxy S7 edge each.

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Created for today’s consumer lifestyle, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge lead the industry with a refined design, more advanced camera, streamlined software functionality and unparalleled connectivity to a galaxy of products, services, and experiences. Reiterating that design is dynamic and is constantly changing like innovation, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are flawless representations of cutting-edge design and technology.

This year’s MODA fashion show marks yet another fruitful collaboration between Samsung and MODA in support of their initiatives in the local fashion industry to turn enterprising dreams into reality. With this, Samsung continues to embrace its vision to build a better tomorrow by investing in the future and offering opportunities to talented young people to encourage and enable creativity in their profession.

To experience perfect moments captured with the Galaxy S7, Samsung Malaysia Electronics is offering RM300 savings for the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge, exclusively available on Galaxy Life app. Just head over to any Samsung Experience Store or Samsung authorised dealers, search for the deal in the app, swipe “Redeem” and make payment on the spot.

 

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