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  • Jul112016

    Smoker’s Minute: Skateboarding in Hong Kong with Victoria

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    VICTORIA – named after Hong Kong’s harbour – brings something fresh to a city that is often remembered for it’s cookie cutter brands and mega skyline. Having lived there myself, there are far too few local brands that are really hitting the mark (when considering the scale of the city). It’s funny because Hong Kong is a place renowned for its retail – yet there are few brands that we can celebrate. Not the case here.

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  • May022016

    Homies from around the way: Shark Week

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    Shark Week – not to be confused with your favourite show on Animal Planet – is probably the best thing we have come across since the days of oversized basket ball jerseys, country grammar and gilets..not with out mention of the one and only Fashion Killa!

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  • Apr122016

    Spotlight: Q&A with Laurent Segretier

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    We had the pleasure of sitting down with the talented artist Laurent Segretier. Laurent has been a house hold name in Hong Kong for quite some time, cementing himself firmly amongst the top tier of international artists living in the city. We recently caught up with him during Art Basel where he was showcasing his latest project with Beijing’s LEAP magazine.

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  • Apr062016

    Video: Tribute to the late and lengendary Phife Dawg

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    Last week we lost one of the greats. We grew up to his music and rhymes. Phife Dawg from the group A Tribe Called Quest recently passed away after a long battle with diabetes. His life impacted Hip Hop in a monumental way.

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  • Apr062016

    Movie Poster Art by Art Sims

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    Art Sims skipped a couple of grades in elementary school, attended the prestigious Cass Technical High School in Detroit, earned a full ride to college, immediately scored a job in New York, then flew to LA, where, while still in his 20s, he bought a Mercedes, started his own company and gained the attention of directors such as Steven Spielberg and Spike Lee while crafting a unique identity in a big city.

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  • Mar292016

    Spotlight: Q&A with Arvid Logan

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    Logan is a part of the young music-and-art collective Letter Racer, which notably includes the rap group Ratking, for whom Logan has designed clothing and album art.

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  • Feb292016

    Smoker’s Minute: Megu, BLACK WEIRDOS

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    These days it seems like every streetwear brand is turning to fitness, or looking for any answer to mimic a so-called formula that has been tried and tested. However, we feel that this is definitely not the case for Japanese label Black Weirdos.

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  • Feb222016

    Al Fliction

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    Air Wear NYC was known for being the top producer of airbrushed, portrait fashions based clothing within the Hip Hop community. One of its most popular tribute works, a portrait of the R&B princess, Aaliyah, was one of the first shirts to be released and was later seen at various award ceremonies and music videos.

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  • Feb072016

    Smoker’s Minute: Egg Shell Stickers

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    It was a great pleasure to check out for the first time the studio space of, our friends and peers, Stan and Nathan’s two of the most talented, reputable and biggest names in graffiti throughout the region.

    The guys have changed the graf game globally for the best, by adding fuel to the fire, in the ever booming art form of sticker tagging.

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