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FRAME x Nike SB Dunk Low “Habibi” Holds Top Billing in This Week’s Best Footwear Drops

Sneaker aficionados around the world — or at least in the US — may still be in a turkey-and-leftovers induced post-holiday malaise, but as the calendar turns from November to December the world’s biggest footwear brands are picking up right where they left off. There’s a wide swath of drops both exclusive and accessible going […]

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fragment design and HYPEBEAST Link for a Collection of Everyday Essentials

Hiroshi Fujiwara’s fragment design and HYPEBEAST have teamed up to launch a functional HYPB/FRGMT collection of office essentials, home and outdoor accessories, and everyday apparel. The limited capsule will arrive in two parts, with the first drop launching today, and the second come December 11.Spotlighting the design motif “STATIONERIES” and a new “HYPB” abbreviation, the […]

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Taking A Closer Look at RIMOWA’s $2,000 USD Aluminum Watch Case

When RIMOWA announced its entry into the watch accessories market, many collectors were flabbergasted at the $2,050 USD price tag of its aluminum watch case. As its first wristwatch accessory, the luggage brand started off strong, directly translating its coveted, well-constructed suitcases into watch storage form. But what do you get for two grand? In […]

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Robyn Lynch’s Vision of Ireland

Robyn Lynch’s Irish roots shine through all of her work: the London-based designer, and Fashion East alumnus, has referenced her home country since her earliest collections. Lynch’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection was split into three distinct colors, with models wearing full looks in green, white and orange in homage to the Irish flag. Other collections, including […]

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AGLXY Opens Its First Flagship Brick and Mortar in Jakarta

Ageless Galaxy (abbreviated as AGLXY), the streetwear/lifestyle label from Jakarta, Indonesia, has recently opened its first flagship store. First contact back in 2013, AGLXY has come a long way, starting out as a creative agency and an Instagram webstore, to now having a portfolio of twelve collections (which they call Pods) and its first brick […]

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The Best Pieces to Shop This Black Friday 2020

Black Friday may have lost its physical presence this year due to COVID-19, but leading retailers like MATCHESFASHION, HBX and Luisaviaroma are making sure that you can still pick up your sought-after pieces at a steal.Our curated selection highlights everything from outwear to accessories, including 424’s Wu-Tang Fleece-Lined Jacket, Bottega Veneta’s Technical Piquet Polo and […]

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The Best Pieces to Shop This Black Friday 2020

Black Friday may have lost its physical presence this year due to COVID-19, but leading retailers like MATCHESFASHION, HBX and Luisaviaroma are making sure that you can still pick up your sought-after pieces at a steal.Our curated selection highlights everything from outwear to accessories, including 424’s Wu-Tang Fleece-Lined Jacket, Bottega Veneta’s Technical Piquet Polo and […]

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Kyle Kuzma and Rhuigi Villaseñor’s New PUMA Hoops Shoe Defies Categorization

The phrase “habitual line stepper” was first popularized by Charlie Murphy, who used it in reference to Rick James during a classic 2004 Chappelle’s Show skit. But in 2020, it’s an apt way to describe PUMA’s new Clyde All-Pro Kuzma Mid. Created for Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma and designed in tandem by Kuzma […]

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8 Drops You Don’t Want to Miss This Week

With another week upon us, we have yet another installment of our product drops series. Leading the list is the fourteenth drop from Supreme’s Fall/Winter 2020 collection along with Palace’s Ultimo Holiday 2020 collection.For its Week 14 release, Supreme has readied a team-up with past collaborator Antihero. Coming together, the duo put together twill jackets, hooded […]

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Music Projects You Missed This Week

As we power through another week, HYPEBEAST has rounded up a carefully curated list of Music Projects You Missed This Week.This selection includes collaborations from Rich The Kid and NBA YoungBoy, SG Lewis and Lucky Daye, Boldy James and Stove God Cooks and Blxst and Dom Kennedy, plus full-length releases from SAINt JHN and Scribz […]

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Behind the HYPE: How Takashi Murakami’s ‘Flowers’ Became a Pop Culture Symbol

Takashi Murakami’s multicolored Flowers motif has etched its mark in the contemporary art world, fashion, pop culture and beyond. The joyful character has appeared on Kanye West album covers, Kid Cudi’s chains, Drake’s hoodies, and even an Art-Basel art piece with Pharrell. Since the first Murakami Flowers artworks debuted in 1995, the Flowers have steadily […]

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Spotify Loves You. Will Everyone Else?

In Los Angeles, one morning in March 2019, the musician Claire Chicha — who is half of the singer-producer duo Spill Tab — received a text message from a close friend and A&R representative for a major record label.“It was all in caps,” Chicha recalls, “and it just said, ‘YOU’RE ON LOREM.’”As it turns out, […]

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Spotify Loves You. Will Everyone Else?

In Los Angeles, one morning in March 2019, the musician Claire Chicha — who is half of the singer-producer duo Spill Tab — received a text message from a close friend and A&R representative for a major record label.“It was all in caps,” Chicha recalls, “and it just said, ‘YOU’RE ON LOREM.’”As it turns out, […]

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Aitor Throup Had the Right Idea All Along

Aitor Throup began 2020 on a high note. The designer had announced his return to fashion with not just one but two collections — an unnamed, conceptual project very much in his milieu, and a more accessible streetwear-friendly line based on his years of daily sketches. In January, he showed his accessibly-priced line, TheDSA, to […]

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