Author Archive | Hypebeast

The Junction: Wayward Wheels, PWBC & the South Bank Squad

It’s not uncommon for professional skaters to launch their own brands. Lucas Puig’s Helas, Blondey McCoy’s Thames and Jason Dill’s Fucking Awesome are all immediate examples that spring to mind. While Wayward Wheels follow a similar drift, what makes the budding brand special is its inception. Founded by Benny Fairfax and Andrew Brophy, who despite […]

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‘The Sleep Curse’ Portrays the Horrors of Sleep Deprivation

Hong Kong director Herman Yau’s latest film explores the terrible consequences of trying to alter one’s natural circadian rhythm. A neurology professor (veteran actor Anthony Wong) questions the role of sleep in society, ultimately settling upon the conclusion that it is a hindrance to human progress. Once he is approached by an old flame (Jojo Goh) […]

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‘The Sleep Curse’ Portrays the Horrors of Sleep Deprivation

Hong Kong director Herman Yau’s latest film explores the terrible consequences of trying to alter one’s natural circadian rhythm. A neurology professor (veteran actor Anthony Wong) questions the role of sleep in society, ultimately settling upon the conclusion that it is a hindrance to human progress. Once he is approached by an old flame (Jojo Goh) […]

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Converse Celebrates the All Star’s 100th Anniversary With the Mickey Mouse Surfin Hi

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star, Converse Japan is releasing a limited edition collection of commemorative colorways. Among them is the Mickey Mouse Surfin Hi, which sees the classic sneaker’s white upper decorated with motifs of the world’s most famous rodent riding a wave. The shoe also features Mickey […]

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Converse Celebrates the All Star’s 100th Anniversary With the Mickey Mouse Surfin Hi

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star, Converse Japan is releasing a limited edition collection of commemorative colorways. Among them is the Mickey Mouse Surfin Hi, which sees the classic sneaker’s white upper decorated with motifs of the world’s most famous rodent riding a wave. The shoe also features Mickey […]

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Dolce & Gabbana Admit to Copying Vivienne Westwood

It’s not new to learn that fashion designers often rip off other fashion designers. Well, earlier, Dolce & Gabbana co-founder and co-designer Stefano Gabbana admitted to copying Vivienne Westwood. In a post originally published by Instagram account @whodiditfirst, Dolce & Gabbana’s SEX necklace is compared to Vivienne Westwood’s version from 1989. Gabbana then reposted the […]

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UNDERCOVER Partners With Isetan For the “LOST YOUTH” Pop-up Shop

Jun Takahashi’s UNDERCOVER label has created “LOST YOUTH” collaborative capsule collection in join effort with Japanese department store Isetan, now available at a pop-up space in Isetan’s Shinjuku flagship in Tokyo. Featuring graphic tees, sweatshirts and a coach jacket, the collection is also sold alongside a selection of fringe-decorated pieces from UNDERCOVER’s 2017 Spring/Summer “Portraits in […]

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GLCO Unveils Its 2017 Spring/Summer Collection

Hailing from sunny California, GLCO gives us a look at the frames that form its 2017 Spring/Summer collection for the months ahead. Inspired by the minimalism of Californian artist James Turrell, this collection introduces wire frame and acetate models, clip-ons and folding shades for carrying convenience. Take a look at the collection above and shop the […]

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HYPEBEAST Eats: Koffee Mameya

Cult Tokyo cafe Omotesando Koffee left a hole in the Japanese capital’s fervent coffee scene when it was forced to close at the end of 2015 due to concerns over the structural soundness of the traditional machiya house it occupied. While owner Eiichi Kunitomo opened a branch in Hong Kong last year to much fanfare, Tokyoites were […]

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Index’s Unveils “Calamity” Lookbook for Its 2017 Spring/Summer Capsule 01 Collection

Toronto-based apparel label Index has released its latest collection called Capsule 01. Titled “Calamity,” Index’s latest range features a focus on silhouettes and interchangeability. The up-and-coming brand is all made in Toronto using premium fabric from Japan. Highlights include the Passing jacket and Coupling pant, both available in two neutral colorways. The collection is available […]

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Logic Confirms Next Album Will Be His Last

Logic just released his new album Everybody, and on the last track, he hinted at the possibility that his next album will be hist last. Well, in an interview with Genius, Logic confirmed just that. I gave Everybody my whole life and this was the album that I’m supposed to make it. I’m not getting […]

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Big Sean Unveils Heavy Video For “Light”

Big Sean has released a powerful new video for his I Decided song “Light.” Featuring Jeremih, the video deals with a heavy subject matter as it confronts the landscape of violence in America. Directed by Lawrence Lamont, the clip sees a child caught in the middle of a gang shootout, black teenagers shot by police […]

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