Author Archives: Simona Peovska

Champion cool again: The history behind the 100 year-old brand

Since 1919, Champion is an inspiration to athletes and active people as one of America’s most popular sportswear brands. This year, Champion turns 100 and it’s cool again! Their clothing was adopted as streetwear as early as the 1970s, in recent years Champion had a huge revival. Let’s check out the history behind Champion and how […]

Hip Hop fashion: From the ’80s to present day

For decades, the hip hop culture has influenced the way people express themselves and identify with each other. Rappers have long used designer hip-hop fashion as a symbol of status, both in person and in their lyrics. Hip hop fashion in the ’80s Kangol bucket hats, chunky street-tuff gold chains, name-plated necklaces in cursive. New […]

The best murals of 2018

JANUARY GLEO. The year began with this colorful piece by Gleo, painted in Hermosillo (Mexico). “Primitive Soul” perfectly shows the vivid style of the Colombian muralist. It’s bright colors and symbolic objects recall the indigenous culture of her country. MARCH MONKEYBIRD. TThis 20-meter tall stencil is by the French duo Monkeybird. It was made for the 50th anniversary of 68’s […]

The most gangsta shoe in history: Nike Cortez

When people talk about “all-time favorite” Nike models, the conversation usually revolves around the bigwigs. The Air Max, Air Force 1 or the Air Jordan. Today we’re changing the topic and putting the Nike Cortez on their forgotten spotlight. The history of the shoe Originally designed in 1968 by Bill Bowerman, Cortez made their official […]

Supreme x Nike NBA Collection

Having previously put their signature on the Nike Air Force 1 in 2012 and the Air Force 1 High in 2014, it was only right that Supreme complete the trifecta by working on an Air Force 1 Mid. Supreme has had many collaborations, but by far the most hyped was the one with Nike and […]

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men

25 years ago, the Wu-Tang Clan released their debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers. Today, or more precisely this spring, we’ll be watching a four-hour Showtime documentary about the most influential hip-hop groups of all time and how it all came to be. How did it all start? Wu-Tang Clan was formed in the […]

The new Vans checkerboard assortment will leave you trippy, dazed and confused

To kick off 2019, Vans has revived the iconic checkerboard pattern with a refreshed design. There’s a new interpretation of the shoes with elements of illusion. The classic Vans checkerboard pattern is popular amongst skaters, BMX riders and hip hop artists. For this spring collection, Vans surprised us with a remix of the pattern with […]

Nas: Nasir album review

Two years after claiming he’d finished his album, Nas’ Nasir finally came out back in June of 2018. Mixed reviews Race discrimination, police brutality, conspiracy theories, these are all classic Nas subjects. Yet, upon its release, the album received mixed reviews. You could say that the worst part about Nas’ latest album is Nas himself. […]