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In the Cradle of Hip-Hop, a South Bronx Gallery Bridges a Gap

For the past 11 years, Free Richardson has run The Compound, his creative advertising business, from a compact space off Bruckner Boulevard in the South Bronx, where he works on campaigns for Timberland, ESPN and EA Sports. Part agency, part clubhouse, The Compound refers to the physical footprint, a bunkerlike space where Mr. Richardson hosts clients, professional athletes […]

Get closer look to “Camouflage” MAD Paris x Rolex Milgauss

We’re always on the lookout for the most iced-out timepieces on the market, usually coming by way of BAPE or the good folks at G-SHOCK, but it’s no secret that Rolex is the top favorite amongst many watch aficionados. Thanks to MAD Paris, a brand that specializes in telling time through a luxurious lens, we now have an […]

GET COLORFUL WITH BAPE “BUSY WORKS STORE” CAPSULE COLLECTION

BAPE is notorious for being one busy brand, especially dropping collections on what feels like a weekly basis, and that sentiment will come full circle with its latest capsule collection. The new “BUSY WORKS STORE” set, a tribute to A Bathing Ape’s original brick and mortar boutique locations worldwide, covers all the bases: tees, bucket […]

21 artists graffitied one man’s property, made it famous, sued him after he tears it down and won $6.7m

In a landmark ruling, 21 New York street artists have sued and won $6.7m in damages from the owner of a building who destroyed their graffiti when he had the building demolished. On 12 February, after a three-week trial in November, Judge Frederic Block ruled against Jerry Wolkoff, owner of the 5Pointz complex in Queens, […]

Vans x Yusuke Hanai: Collection inspired by surf-culture

This spring, Vans reunites with renowned illustrator and fine artist, Yusuke Hanai for a Vans x Yusuke Hanai assortment. Vans unveiled a standout collection of designs that pay homage to surf culture fused with Vans’ California heritage. Specifically, the collection features customized graphics on classic footwear silhouettes, staple apparel styles, and accessories. This assortment bridges […]

IKEA x OFF-WHITE: A collection aimed at millennials

The upcoming IKEA x OFF-WHITE collaboration, featuring Virgil Abloh’s signature branding, is all about making an affordable collection for millennials. IKEA x OFF-WHITE first look When IKEA dropped the first official image of the IKEA x OFF-WHITE collaboration, it showed what looked to be a rug with the words “STILL LOADING” across it and “Flooring” […]

YEEZY Boost 350 V2: New Colorways & Where To Buy Them

Three weeks ago adidas released an official look at the new addition to the YEEZY Boost 350 V2 collection, featuring all-new colorways. “True Form” and “Hyperspace” already dropped on March 16, but “Clay” received a delayed release date of March 30. Shaped in the silhouette’s signature knitted uppers, the “True Form” and “Clay” colorways have […]

AFEW X BEAMS X ASICS GEL-LYTE 3 “ORANGE KOI”

Back in 2012, Germany-based retailer Afew decided to get a little fishy with ASICS on a GEL-Lyte 3 collab inspired by the Nishikigoi fish — most people know it simply as koi. While the first iteration was inspired by Kōhaku (red & white), the latest iteration takes inspo from Bekko koi with help from Japan’s […]

Hip Hop Slang Dictionary

Hip hop music’s dictionary uses a variety of slang terms that have changed as hip hop itself has changed over the years. In fact, much of the language used in hip hop is drawn from African American Vernacular English (AAVE). Specifically, hip hop slang makes use of alternative pronunciations, mostly drawn from AAVE. Hence, ordinary […]

WOULD YOU LIKE THIS “CRAZY” NEW ERA YANKEES FITTED BY BEAMS IN YOUR COLLECTION?

After giving a bunch of dope footwear collabs back in November — GORE-TEX Wallabees with Clarks in addition to a Koi-themed GEL-Lyte III with Afew — Japanese retailer BEAMS is now dropping some headwear on our domes using classic cap styles by way of New Era. This “Crazy” collab highlights two cycles of the 59FIFTY […]