It seems like Miami really is the place to be during the winter. That’s not only because of the weather, though. With the increasing popularity of Art Basel, people are flocking from all over the world to check out the endless galleries, exhibitions and events that are taking place throughout the city during the month of December
Giving a bit more of street cred to your khakis is what you should be aiming for. The whole print on color pants thing works well on ads, and I admit I’ve been rocking them for a couple of years. How ever last week Dockers sent me back to school and got me working on my classics. The navy blue, original cut chinos. Got to admit it, there is something authentic in the way the vans, grey T comes out.
Figure is closest I’ll ever get to being a DJ. The app is designed in a way that actualy makes me believe I’ve got some sort of talent for music.Figure for iOS is designed from the ground up for the mobile environments we find ourselves looking to pass time. With major synth power under its hood, Figure sounds amazing too. Probably the best Iphone sound design app out there. Download it and feel creative.
“A view to kill, a crowd to die for” Thats the opening statement that probably enhances best the exeprience offered on the Opening Party at La Vue. The crowd was on fire, The bar murdered us, and the Music brought us back to life. Probably one of the most epic of my young and fresh new year start. The all was orchestrated by my friends from La Clique, and the coolest social media agency on this side of the pond: Influence Digital
Suits are a classic no matter what style we choose to rock. You can wear a suit with sneakers, a denim shirt, a colored tie or no tie. Go for a preppy look, or decide to be a dandy. No matter who you are and how you choose to suit up, a clean cut will always prevail on any manly silhouette. How many brands actualy focus (almost) exclusively on such essential pieces ? Too few to my liking. De Fursac started a revolution a couple of years ago and this is what it looks like today. Hit the switch and feel the taste.
Helmets are the new cool for anyone like me rocking a two wheeler in the streets of Paris. Atelier Ruby have been setting standards for elegant and refined head gear for the past 3 years, this fall they release a new line that’s frencher (I’m trade marking that) and fresher than ever. To your engines gentlemen, hit the switch.
Sneakers, shirts, polos, cardigans and varsitys are all on board for the capsule collection between two of the most iconic french brands. Lacoste L!ve the youthfull line teams up with Cool Cats, the gang formed by SO-ME, Busy P and La MJC. Music and sartorial fantasies don’t alway make sens, but here they do. Hit the switch and check out the very solid outcome.
My homies @jipgournay & Bertrand Labardens introduced me the other day to one heck of a game. Cards + Girls. The magic duo. Weshot a video the other day that will give a very clear idea of how it’s going down ! Check out their TUMBLR. Hit the switch and get your morning wood.
Spanish brand: Mono. Swedish designer: Camilla Brindfors. French Store: Colette. 4 models: The Calavera, Pon Pon, Cross silver and Cross gold are handmade and come in 40 different colors with the idea that customers will collect them to make their own unique color combinations when worn. The website is due to launch soon. Till then hit the road and line up at the Parisian concept store Colette to get yours.
Two of my favorite brands come together and give us this highly anticipated line: End Clothing. Not a capsule collection, but rather a full collection, halfway between both Houses, from trousers, to shoes passing by a tasteful varsity jacket, both houses came up with a very solid lookbook. Hit the flip and dress up.
Kid Cudi attended Jimmy Fallon’s Post-Emmy party with burgers in hand wearing a Balmain corduroy western shirt ($840) and a pair of Air Jordan “True Blue” Retro 3 sneakers ($150). This green cotton long sleeve distressed corduroy shirt features snap button down closure with two snap flap chest pockets.
Join me and my team and Run Paris with Nike 10K on Octobre 2nd. This aint no regular race, we run as a crew, we have to run as one and Therefore 4 of you can come and join me and rep for style. All you got to do is leave a comment and make sure you Like the link below. Make sure you check out the rad video after the jump.
Nike has unveiled new images of its Leopard Pack collaboration with fragment design, as well as an official release date for the trio of shoes. Consisting of the Zoom All Court 2 in three different colorways, the pack can be arranged in varying degrees of wildness, from modest grey and white to a middling brown and tan to vivid pink and purple. Look for the shoes to hit Nike Stadium and other select retail locations on September 10th. More looks after the jump.
KID CUDI AND SURFACE 2 AIR Just launched the HIGHLY anticpated video of the Cleaveland based artist : MR Rager. This is probably one of the coolest and most aesthetic video i’ve seen in ages. Shout out to the store opening last night in NYC. I saddly cound nt make it, but I’m sure you’ll find some cool pics here very soon.
In this episode, Tattoo Age visits the New York City tattoo shop, Invisible NYC, and carouses around town to various local spots of Denning’s choosing, such as East Village Japanese restaurant, Village Yokocho, while hanging out with the notorious tattooer and his motley crew of fanatics. Denning discusses the history behind his Japanese style of tattooing, known for its striking thickness and toughness, while he playfully pulls down the pants of his clients and talks warrior-fantasies, knives, and guns.
Peachr gave me the opportunity to share some fine tunes I like to groove on when ever i’m doing anything. It goes without sayin but a day without music is nothing but something i’d like to experience. I’m big on Hip-Hop, I like french songs and I’m not shy on my mellow pop . Every song has a story, add them and you have me. Hit the flip and Enjoy.
Three models. Three colors. It’s that simple. Original yet classic. Materials are on the spot, shapes casual, it’s a no brainer. I find it always quite difficult to find an actual backpack without having to go for the skater look. If some would consider the pouch patern a bit girly, trust me it aint so. Available at Isetan.
Sometimes you pay for stuff, and the question is : why ? With Christian Louboutin you know where your money is heading. Rarely subtle, often flashy the french cobblers collection is out and for you to enjoy. Special props for Mikaraja flats Featured below.
Although Carine Roitfeld is no longer the editor of French Vogue, she remains steadily at the perch of the fashion world, standing atop those super-high bondage-referencing heels that she partly made a staple of Parisian style (along with close-fitting pencil skirts, black leather, cinch-waist toppers, and if any woman dared follow her dictates, a little nipple). But la femme parisienne, which Roitfeld very much is, makes her own ground wherever she walks.
Where do you buy your Jordan’s in Paris ? OPIUM ? Good. The only french sneaker store in Paris that can cope deals with the 23′s. Nice Kicks continues its series of focus on international retail spots. Had to give a shout out to the French Boys. Check out the video after the switch, and my selection of Air’s for this upcoming Fall.
This year, Iconic fall issue will be featuring Princess Charlotte Casiraghi shot by Mario Testino. It’s easy to be disappointed by such and odd choice never the less we’ll all be buying the 12,90€ magazine. If not for the pictures at least for the T-Shirt (This is a joke). Hit the switch and enjoy the preview of all different scenes shot in this number.
For Spring 2012, Publish offers bright floral prints, tailored jogger pants, and wool/cotton shorts. All garments are indicative of a refinement of brand aesthetic, with Publish continuing to build on a desire to re-invent military pieces with a jazz influence. Expansion of materials used also lends to the growth of the line – aside from oxfords and wools, they are also employing some Cordura in rugged pants.
A very solid lookbook for the Japanese brand Labrat. High end streetwear, the collection offers a wide variety of looks for the upcoming season. Somewhere between Ralph Lauren illegitimate kid with Surface 2 Air, the looks feature a great combo of exuberant pink flavored Peejays, leather slims and chinos. I cant tell you much of a fan I am. A must when it comes to premium urban wear. Hit the switch.
Sigrid Argen 27 year old nominee and price winner of the 2007 Elite model contest, Sigrid was born in Martinique (France), and raised between Normandy and Sweden. Concidered by many as the next Kate Moss, she worked for brands such as Prada, YSL, Calvin Klein & Stella Mc Cartney. Last but not least it is rumored she likes sushi. If your done reading. It’s candy for the eye. Hit the switch.
Vice Magazine & New Era just released a new episode of their hit documentary Tattoo Age. After, jack of all trades Dan Santoro, Iconic west coast (urban) artist, Grime. Notorious for his metaphorical imagery, rock and edgy touch. Here is an in depth look into the life of the man right after the jump. Enjoy.y.
Their back with a new anti-fatigue comfort technology and flexible footbed. Wiliam Yan (the guys that blogs here.) just released the fruits of his collaboration with iconic boot manufacturer Timberland. Sent out on the streets of NYC and SF to capture people in Timberland for their “Man on the Street”page on Facebook. Authentic work thats spot on the essence of the brand. Whether you were listenning to the Wu or N-Sync you rocked those boots. Just admit it. Hit the switch and reminisce of these pics.
Aired for the first time two days ago on Channel 4, the Antics Roadshow is a mind blowing documentary analyzing the history of incivility. Produced by Street Artist genius BANKSY. The show is an audacious look into the world of street thugness, whether the actions are motivated by pure boredom or real political struggle. One would say the timing is quite adequate … Hit the switch.
Patterns ? Yes sir. I’ve showcased a couple of collection from different inspirational horizon in the past couple of weeks, and they all rock them. Pink being the new black, we can presume patterns are the new pink. The collection does not narrow down to this single detail though. En vogue shoes, and some real sweet chinos. This collection is somewhere in between Kenzo and Tommy Hilfiger. I’m a fan. Hit the flip and enjoy more looks.
Dunhill gives a quick preview to their Autumn/Winter 11 collection. First looks to make it out since Kim Jones left the House, the looks are still very much elegant and refined. We wouldnt expect anything less from the british brand. More looks after the jump.
French Fashion industry finds an echo in the latest Watch The Throne video: Otis. Kanye West and Jay-Z are seen rocking some fresh Balmain T-shirts and jeans. I’m not trying to make a point here but … EMBROIDERIES are genius. As for the Tisci (Givenchy) touch ? Well the art work hanging in the background is his. Not bad for a couple of Houses that were out of touched for the past decade. Hit the flip and get a closer look at the freshness.
From now on every thursday, I’ll give you a lesson in Model Behavior. This week meet Candice Boucher 28 year old South African silhouette. From GQ covers to PlayBoy’s center pages, rushing by Bollywood, she’s killing the industry. Hit the flip and kick back.
Vice Magazine & New Era just released a new episode of their hit documentary Tattoo Age. After, jack of all trades Dan Santoro, Iconic west coast (urban)artist, Grime. Notorious for his metaphorical imagery, rock and edgy touch the episode featured after the flip is as entertaining as it’s rad (had to use that word). Video after the jump. Enjoy.
It probably wont make a lick of sens to some of you, but Hussar style embroidery pieces are going to be the next big thing. Dries Van Noten follows Riccardo Tisci’s lead and offer 19th century military inspired jacket. That russian blue is probably one of the hottest colors for the up-coming season. Could rock of these sometime in the fall. Hit the flip and kick back.
The Fred Perry Laurel Wreath Collection recently featured some Ralph Lauren look a like polos. More looks were recently uploaded to the online store. Choosen from a variety of prints including polka dots, the capsule items take us to the roots of the brand. Classic, fresh and edgy. More looks after the jump. Hit the flip and kick back.
He’s Kanye’s favorite artist, Tyler The Creator (@fucktyler) and his Odd Future crew is stealing the game and fame from most mainstream Hip Hopsters. The man is a walking paradox whether he likes it or not. He looks like pharell and sounds like Dante. For those interested make sure to check out the whole article over at Interview. Otherwise we’ve got the highlights, Video featuring Pusha T (other way around to be honest) and photographies by Gregory Harris. Hit the flip kick back.
YouTube is our #1 cultural data base. MTV’s 30 years anniversary is the perfect milestone to draw such a conclusion. You can all kick back and re-live the first 24 hours of the Music channel online thanks online video channel. Kick back and re-watch history in the making ? Yes sir. Hit the flip and kick back.