“…I don’t need your ‘view of success,’ I don’t need this checklist you’ve tried to condition me to following. I’ll get it for me and mines, my way.” Behind AmirSaysNothing’s partially-autobiographical debut, track-by-track.
Supreme Summer 2016 – A second string of graphic T-shirts will make its way onto Supreme New York and Supreme Los Angeles tomorrow. The popular New York skate brand is coming out with five brand new T-shirts that range from homages to American novelist William S. Burroughs to references to early nineties rave culture. Modeled […]
Atlanta’s genre-bending and shape-shifting musical landscape has very few trailblazers that have made a mark like Young Thug. If you’ve been sleeping, we’ve done you a favor: here’s 15 more essential songs that prove his talent.
Wood Wood x Champions – Wood Wood proves that you don’t need the letter “C” in your name to cleverly plan a collaboration with Champion. The Dutch brand enlists Champion to create a new “RomantiC” that integrates the Champion “C’ logo into the project. The collection is set to be a Urban Outfitters exclusive and […]
Etnies x Grizzly – Etnies and Grizzly both have a grounded history in skate that makes their union the perfect blend of function and utility. For summer 2016, the two brands come together to work on a collaborative sneaker that can withstand the abuse that comes with skating, and along the way they add some […]
“[People] aren’t buying a piece of clothing. They’re buying a story, they’re buying a piece of culture… they’re really buying a piece of our lives.” Bobby Hundreds explored the Carla Fernandez exhibit.
OUTLIER Ultrahigh Bags – OUTLIER’s commitment to over-engineering knows no bounds as the New York brand introduces a new line of bags. For the spring and summer season, OUTLIER uses their Ultrahigh Dyneema Composite, one of the strongest fibers in the world, to create two daypacks and a slew of complementary bags. The Quadzip features […]
“I watched this guy literally run past me. I didn’t know the police had formed a line behind them to box him in. So, he ran down and I manually focused. As soon as he ran down the frame, I just snapped.”
Reebok Pump Court Victory – The year is 1989 and a seventeen year old from California came to Paris and smashed the competition. On the clay courts of the French Open was Michael Chang dominating the game with his monstrous thighs, a sick backhand, and in the Reebok Pump Court Victory. Reebok brings back an […]
“I think some brands lost [themselves] by getting too used to the money… They forgot about the integrity of why we became brands.” Mega on the story of Black Scale, the state of streetwear, and beyond.
KINGSHIP Summer 2016 – Los Angeles is never short of storytellers, but the journey of the immigrant family is one that is pervasive and compelling. KINGSHIP is a brand started from three brothers from the Inland Empire, born from Mexican heritage, and seeking an identity that blends their culture and love of Los Angeles. After […]
“It’s that scrappy, heart-pumping persistence into your backbone, perseverance into your pineal gland.” Brandon uncovers the surprising history behind our generation’s favorite word—all the way back to Abe Lincoln.
“…The [Lil Bibby 'You Ain't Gang'] hook is so devilishly catchy that I fell asleep with it stuck in my head last night, and woke up with it still there.” Here’s 10 tracks to bump while chucking up the deuces at your haters.
“It’s important that we change the perception of spray cans in art education, that it’s not a weapon or a threat in and of itself, but what you choose to say with it, can be.” NuArt founder Martyn Reed speaks on its authenticity and vision.
GREATS x Noah – The Babenzian brothers have put in a lot of time in menswear, and each one contributes a little bit of that history in their latest project. Former Supreme creative director and founder of Noah, Brendon Babenzian, is never short of collaborations thanks to his pedigree, but this round has him working […]
“My wish is that the sounds and visuals associated with the collaboration act as a message to the masses that underground music is about passion, allegiance, and rebellion, it constantly challenges the norm.”
Supreme x Jah Life/Barrington Levy – Supreme’s affinity for music culture digs a little deeper this summer as the New York brand teams up with New York transplant Hyman “Jah Life” Wright and Barrington Levy. The two artists were responsible for bringing their own flavor of Jamaican music to New York in the late ’70s, […]
Parisian photographer Karl Hab’s first hardcover book debuted at colette, had a show at HVW8 gallery and installation at The Standard, and a written introduction by New York artist Daniel Arsham. See what all the hype is about.
In anticipation of his group show this Friday at Los Angeles’s own Slow Culture ‘No Problems, No Solutions,’ we revisit our interview with Amsterdam artist Floor van het Nederend on his unconventional career trajectory.
Concepts x Mitchell & Ness – One of the most inventive sportswear projects from 2015 came out of Boston. Concepts led the charge by taking the cold-winter hockey jersey and turning it into a fun summer-time tank top. Keeping the micro mesh textile, the sleeves have been lopped off by popular sportswear maker Mitchell & […]
Anna spends the day with singer/songwriter/producer Nite Jewel in this second edition of our series WHO RUN LA, as they discuss creative process, label tensions, and the inspirations behind her anticipated new album Liquid Cool.
Roger Gastman’s ‘Wall Writers: Graffiti In Its Innocence’ is a must-see documentary that examines the humble beginnings of graffiti from the ’60s-’70s and its lasting impact on art and street culture, narrated by John Waters.
Fresh off the heels of his new memoir “Kanye West Owes Me $300 (and other true stories of a white rapper who ALMOST made it big),” Jensen Karp is ready to stir shit up with this list of best rap albums., from Aesop Rock to Camp Lo.
C.B.L. Summer 2016 – Josh Vides from CLSC is staying busy this season with another installment of the highly limited C.B.L.. This round, the capsule is entitled “The Summer of Lust,” and incorporates bright hues across streetwear silhouettes and over-sized graphics. The highlight of the collection is a parody of an In-N-Out t-shirt that flips […]
The Hundreds is proud to bring you our Summer 2016 D2 shorts collection—the “Vert” shorts, “Beach” shorts, and “Western” shorts. Available now at flagships, authorized stockists, and in the Online Shop.
Converse All Star Modern – Exciting new developments from the Converse crew just arrived today. Following Converse’s highly anticipated Chuck II release last year, the iconic footwear brand just revealed a brand new silhouette dubbed the Converse All Star Modern. While inspired by the All Star and its sportswear heritage, the new addition is ultra-sleek, […]
“Wine + Bowties’ FEELS V was not only lit AF, but a showcase of how the integrative arts scene in the Bay is flourishing in a time of economic displacement, and change on the horizon for many of its residents.”
BRIEFING Spring 2016 – BRIEFING is one of those awesome brands that is pretty tough to find outside of Japan. With incredible attention to detail, the design and construction is precise, and they opt for the best American-made mil-spec canvas for their bags. Their latest collection of daypacks, duffles, and totes use basket weave ballistic […]
Supreme x AntiHero – Supreme knocks on AntiHero’s door again this Spring/Summer for a mini capsule collection of both hardgoods and softgoods. The screaming AntiHero eagle logo will be featured with various Supreme branding across a canvas bomber jacket, athletic hoodie, pinstripe short-sleeve button-down, graphic T-shirts, work pants, and a skateboard deck. The collection is […]
“It’s crazy to believe this all started from a 16-year-old’s bedroom.” effulgence’s Stephen Hung chronicles the 6.5 years of trials and tribulations that eventually led to his brand’s pop-up shop at Benny Gold.
“I don’t know why I make music, it’s just something I have to do. And I feel like I’m going crazy if I don’t do it.” Electronic musician Gold Panda on the underlying themes of sadness and hope behind his new album.
Steven Harrington for Nixon – After some questionable watches with Star Wars, Nixon is back on track with a new project with artist Steven Harrington. The contemporary pop art of Harrington will be featured on the dial of the popular Time Teller. The graphic pays homage to vintage cartoons, and will arrive with its own […]
“…The power of people trying to find themselves is a universal thing.” We catch up with brother and sister duo behind upcoming film Ori Inu: In Search of Self to discuss spiritual and racial identity in 2016′s America.
The Bay Area’s Wine & Bowties is back, curating yet another banging line up for their hugely successful visual art/music party, Feels V. Feels, as described by Will Bundy (the cofounder of Wine & Bowties) is “built on friendships [and] relationships.” As he told East Bay Express in 2014,”Being in Oakland, there’s just a tremendous amount […]
A Bathing Ape Tropical Camo – A Bathing Ape (BAPE) may be the first to bring camouflage to the forefront, but they aren’t resting on the laurels of the their first Camo print. For Summer 2016, the Japanese streetwear leader plays with a lighthearted floral print they’ve dubbed “Tropical Camo.” The print will be used […]
“I do consider myself normal but I guess other people don’t, which makes me understand more about people and the basic things they fear.” We catch up with the LA rapper as he prepares for his much-anticipated debut.
Deathtrap Spring 2016 - Moving away from the monochromatic blacks and white that dominated their last season, London streetwear brand Deathtrap kicks off summer with pastel prints and rich, colorful tones. With hues of dusty pink, purple, and teal, the collection is inspired by ’90s sportswear with subtle graphics, bold design, and minimal branding. Look for […]
David Viola and Jensen Karp play armchair A&R in light of Jensen’s upcoming memoir chronicling his previous life as Hot Karl, “Kanye West Owes Me $300: And Other True Stories from a White Rapper Who Almost Made It Big.”
Nike Jordan 12 Backpack – One testament to Jordan design is how recognizable the elements are outside of shoes. It is apparent almost immediately to any Jordan fan that the latest backpack is an homage to the smooth silhouette of the Jordan 12. The shape, ratio, and curvature of the side-stitched paneling instantly resembles the […]
Cam Kirk is known far and wide as the go-to photographer for Atlanta rappers, having captured the likes of Gucci Mane, Future, & the late Bankroll Fresh. So how did a shy, out-of-towner break into the city’s tight-knit music scene?