CULTURE

  • Jul252016

    Q&A: Rare interview with Italian Aestetich Terrorist FACE

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    The contemporary artist FACE aka Your Face Down is an artist with pizazz. While to describe a typical artwork may be difficult, the work automatically speaks for the artist itself.

    Having grown up in the 80’s in the midst of the international skate craze, he belonged to the second generation of Italian skaters that predated the current “street” phenomenon.

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  • Jul192016

    Spotlight: Everything is better with RHEK

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    RHEK – the multi talented creative, shop owner and loud mouth personality. It’s never dull when there is RHEK or was it life is always better when there is RHEK. Both statements true.

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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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  • Jun102016

    Hippie Sex: Rising streetwear label channels throwback nostalgia

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    HIPPIE SEX is the next young cab of the rank. Fundamentally streetwear, with a blast from the past. The collection builds on the mixture of comfort and nostalgia with California roots. They have a nice range of apparel, accessories and homeware products.

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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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  • Apr262016

    Spotlight: America’s sex archive with These Americans, T.A

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    Doug Rickard is the founder of American Suburb X and These Americans (T.A), aggregating websites on contemporary photography and American historical and cultural photographic archives. In our views, artist Doug has really set a bench mark for a well curated brand, that obsesses with desire, fetish and American culture. The archive, which is loaded with radical content from the 50’s, feels more like a museum than a titilating porn experience.

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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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