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  • Nov242016

    The Goods: Ceramic Paraphernalia by Gatorbeug

    Perhaps an insane understatement, but everyone loves dope shit, and the people that are drawn most to anything aesthetically outstanding are those that get high – for obvious reasons. Australian-based paraphernalia brand Gatorbeug has hit all the marks when it comes to creating dope af shit, and they’ve tailored it for just right right audience by specialising in ceramic and glass bongs that look unlike anything you’ve seen before.

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  • Sep152016

    Spotlight: A conversation with Matt Wenz, Good Worth

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    California’s Good Worth is in the business of making objects infinitely cool. Pins, accessories, and staple streetwear pieces, Good Worth has built a name that covers a wide landscape. Not only to they have the depth of product but they do it well, and more importantly, they do it different.

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  • Aug012016

    Spotlight: An interview with Tom Gould from “Bury Me With The Lo On”

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    Probably one of the most anticipated books of the year. Bury Me with the Lo On,” by the rapper Thirstin Howl III and the photographer Tom Gould is a salute to the Brooklyn street crews locally famous for wearing nothing but Polo Ralph Lauren.

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  • 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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