• Sci-Fi Fantasy

    Sci-Fi Fantasy

    Sci-Fi Fantasy January 21, 2021 As long as capitalism is omnipresent in today’s world, skateboarding is not a lucky one who could escape the virus of commercialization. Today’s story is about Sci-Fi Fantasy, the brand that represents the complete freedom from corporate mentality with full ambiguity and fun that comes with it. To understand Sci-Fi Fantasy, we need to know the story of it’s...
  • Dime

    Dime

    DIME November 15, 2020 In an industry where you can create without any boundaries, having fun is part of the profession. The brand that epitomizes the embracement of true self, Dime proves how you can make it big without selling out.     It all started when a group of friends formed a skate crew and filmed their adventures around Montreal. Dime grew into...
  • COMME des GARÇON BLACK

    COMME des GARÇON BLACK

    BLACK COMME DES GARÇON November 8, 2020 “One cannot fight the battle without freedom. I think the best way to find that battle, which equals the unyielding spirit, is in the realm of creation. That’s exactly why freedom and the spirit of defiance is the source of my energy.” - Rei Kawakubo     2008 was a year of global frustration. Financial crisis was...
  • AFFIX

    AFFIX

    AFFIX November 1, 2020 Started off as a collaborative project, AFFIX consists of Central Saint Martins graduate Kiko Kostadinov, MACKINTOSH creative director and his protege Taro Ray, London based- stylist and creative consultant Stephen Mann, and Gimme-5 founder, and now Stüssy UK director, Michael Kopelman.     AFFIX initially appeared as a radio music program on a pirate radio station Know Wave.The show brings...
  • ERL

    ERL

    ERL October 25, 2020 Today’s story is about Eli Russel Linnetz. Linnetz is a young, multi-hyphenate with a rich experience of working with celebrities such as Lady Gaga for the sets of Enigma Tour and Kanye West in directing his Fade and Famous music videos, and now his personal ‘meditative’ project turned fashion brand – ERL.      The first works of ERL appeared...
  • Brain Dead

    Brain Dead

    BRAIN DEAD October 15, 2020 Long ago in the distant future, shape-shifting masters decided to send a message of truth to earthlings of the twenty-first century. They found a radio portal to channel the message through the chosen ones, Kyle Ng and Ed Davis, and the message is told through the creativity of Brain Dead.     The Californian native and founder of both...
  • RASSVET 7

    RASSVET 7

    RASSVET 7 October 11, 2020 Rassvet (PACCBET) is a skate brand turned high-end streetwear brand, which brings a new energy to the fashion, art, skateboarding, and music scene in their city in a community of likeminded Muscovites. The word Rassvet, meaning “sunrise”, illustrates this community’s common desire to highlight a new dawn in Russian youth culture.     Founded by Comme des Garçons alumni...
  • Neighborhood

    Neighborhood

    NEIGHBORHOOD Founder of Neighborhood Shinzoku Takizawa Neighborhood was born in 1994 as an official part of Tokyo’s triumvirate of legendary brands to spring out from the Ura-Hara era. Along with BAPE and UNDERCOVER from NOWHERE store, Neighborhood uplifted streetwear to the heights no one had ever seen before. But unlike BAPE’s penchant for hip-hop and Undercover’s nod to avant-garde and punk, Neighborhood would play...
  • Fucking Awesome

    Fucking Awesome

    FA & JASON DILL   September 26, 2020 Fucking Awesome, or commonly shortened as FA, is not only a skateboard company but also a noted fashion brand. Founded by Jason Dill, who is considered “bright like the morning star” in the skateboard scene since 2001, is a true living legend. The story of his life is quite an interesting one. He’s been destroyed but...
  • MEDICOM TOY

    MEDICOM TOY

    Medicom Toy September 12, 2020 Once a small-scale toy manufacturer to what we know today as the titan of collectable toys, Medicom Toy continues to cultivate the toys into a “premium” lifestyle through its rarity from limited production and collaborations that hold cultural significance. HISTORY OF MEDICOM TOY Medicom Toy was founded by Tatsuhiko Akashi, an ordinary salaryman who was growing tired of his...
  • Nanamica FW20

    Nanamica FW20

    NANAMICA Fall-Winter 2020 Lookbook With over 30 years' experience in the outdoor fashion industry, Eiichiro Homma is a true veteran when it comes to design and innovation. The majority of his was centered around his work with the Outdoor Sportswear Division of GOLDWIN INC. where he worked as a designer and marketer, developing technical gear for companies such as The North Face, Helly Hansen...
  • Junya Watanabe Man FW20

    Junya Watanabe Man FW20

    JUNYA WATANABE MAN Autumn-Winter 2020/2021 Lookbook The protégé of the legendary Rei Kawakubo, former pattern maker for COMME des GARÇONS, and former director of CDG’s Tricot knitwear, Junya Watanabe is an iconic Japanese designer.     There have not been many publications or documentations of neither Watanabe’s professional nor personal life during the 36 years of his career. But in the very rare times...
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