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12 Drops You Don’t Want to Miss This Week

If you missed out — or simply didn’t want to line up for — the first in-store releases of Supreme’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection, here’s your chance to pick up your gear online. Now that Supreme’s Drop 1 full product range has been revealed, you’ll know exactly what’s up for grabs and what’s already high-value. Some of the […]

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VHILS Talks Preserving Local Culture Through Art, New Exhibit & More

VHILS is on a longstanding mission to create artworks that raise awareness of globalization and its effect on cultural diversity. More importantly, he hopes that his signature chiseled portraits of locals from all across the globe combat today’s rapid pace of cultural homogenization; or the idea that dominant culture invades local culture, resulting in a […]

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Christopher Shannon Talks Boycotting Fashion Week & Collaborating With Hi-Tec

In early 2017, Liverpool-born designer Christopher Shannon unveiled his Fall/Winter 2017 collection with a show at London Fashion Week: Men’s. The show — which featured masks designed by Rottingdean Bazaar — was arguably best known for its reappropriation of classic logos, with the Calvin Klein Jeans emblem being reworked to say “Constant Stress.” After that show, […]

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All-Star Weekend 2018 Musician Portraits by Gunner Stahl

Rap’s favorite photographer and new book author, Gunner Stahl, was in Los Angeles for this year’s NBA All-Star game and he came ready with his this trademark 35mm camera. The gallery of images capture Stahl’s weekend adventure, featuring more than a few familiar faces, including Chance The Rapper, Teyana Taylor, Lil Pump, YG, Nipsey Hussle, Mike Will […]

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This Week’s Releases Marks the Return of Classics and Welcomes New Collabs

Once upon a time, long before the hype pervaded popular culture, the major sneaker brands would typically deliver one, maybe two coveted releases a month, with a heavy emphasis on storytelling. Nowadays, it’s commonplace to see these different labels ditch the ‘who, what, where, when and how,’ and instead drop multiple pairs of heat in just one weekend. A welcomed dilemma […]

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Russell Westbrook & Honor the Gift Launched a Los Angeles Inspired Capsule During ASW

This past weekend, hidden in a back alleyway amongst the long list of NBA All-Star Weekend activations in Los Angeles, Russell Westbrook and his newly-launched brand, Honor the Gift, hosted their second ever pop-up shop. In a quaint location suggested by streetwear stalwart and Russell’s friend Edison Chen, the Los Angeles-inspired capsule — dubbed “Inner City” — went […]

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Chinese Rappers Speculate on China’s Hip-Hop Ban

On January 19, reports that China banned hip-hop culture and individuals with tattoos from appearing on television surfaced. The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China (SAPPRFT) — the country’s top media regulator — enforced a new legislation that TV and radio programs should not depict hip-hop […]

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Going Behind the Scenes at Christopher Bailey’s Final Burberry Fall/Winter 2018 Show

Christopher Bailey held his final ever show for Burberry on February 17, hosting his joint men’s and women’s 2018 fall/winter collection during London Fashion Week. The collection was shown at Dimco buildings and was as packed as you’d expect for a seminal collection, with visitors — including Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss arm-in-arm with Blondey McCoy and Thor Ragnarok’s […]

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Alyx x Mackintosh & Nine More Key European Drops

With the biggest drop of the last week being the first installment of Supreme’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection, the upcoming week also features a range of high profile capsules. One of the key collaborations sees Matthew Williams ALYX label link up with Scottish outerwear brand Mackintosh, while adidas and kolor continue their joint releases and Le Coq […]

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An Exclusive Preview of adidas 747 Warehouse St.

Today, Friday, February 16, adidas will launch its expansive NBA All-Star Weekend festivities when the brand’s 747 Warehouse St. event opens its doors. Now, with the show’s beginning imminent, we’re presenting an exclusive inside look at the setup. In the gallery above, viewers are treated to photographs of the stage for the musical performances, basketball courts set to […]

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Why ‘Dragon Ball FighterZ’ Is the Franchise’s First Worthwhile Fighting Game

Dragon Ball fighting games have been released steadily throughout the course of the last couple decades, but none have garnered as much hype as developer Arc System Works’ Dragon Ball FighterZ. A 3v3 2D fighting game, Dragon Ball FighterZ has recently been announced as an entry in gaming’s biggest fighting game tournament, EVO 2018 — […]

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A Closer Look at the Virgil Abloh x Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit “White”

Shortly after we shared a look at Virgil Abloh’s upcoming Nike Mercurial VaporMax Hybrid, a preview surfaced of what to expect from this year’s Air Max Day releases. Within the aforementioned tease we were provided with a look at the sequel to “THE TEN”‘s Nike Air VaporMax model. This time around we take a closer look at the White/Black-Total Orange […]

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@gullyguyleo Explores His Developing Fame and Fashion Sense for ‘In Real Life’

The latest iteration of our In Real Life series takes us to Britain, where we spent the day with Leo Mandella, better known as @gullyguyleo. The young fashion icon has built an impressive following — over 500,000 Instagram followers — and was tapped to become the face of Converse’s “Rated One Star” campaign. Mandella built […]

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The Three Artists Who Influenced Supreme’s SS18 Collection

Supreme’s 2018 spring/summer collection dropped in stores yesterday and it’s already caused a ripple throughout the internet. Amongst the series of off-kilter accessories was a trio of artists whose work is prominently featured throughout the collection. While there’s a host of in-house artwork, the licensed work primarily comes from three artists: Richard Estes, Lee Quinones […]

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The Biggest Trends at New York Fashion Week 2018

Each bi-annual Fashion Week showcase yields a handful of stylistically disparate runway presentations, all with their own idiosyncratic execution and inspirations. Still, the collective output consistently produces new, thematically-linked trends, which are picked up by the following season’s street style stars before inevitably trickling down to society at large. This year’s New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018 exhibitions were no different, […]

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