Interview: Ari MARCOPOULOS for HUF Collection

Fashion // Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Recently HUF released a capsule collection with filmmaker and photographer Ari Marcopoulos, whose dossier reads like a class syllabus on icons of contemporary art and hip-hop 101. The HUF collaboration is born out friendship between the prolific lens man and skateboarder and HUF founder, Keith Hufnagel, who go back more than twenty years. We caught up with Marcopoulos to get the back-story.

The Regenerative Plans of Patagonia

Fashion // Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Geoff McFetridge grabs my attention. At the local coffee and surf shop a few months back, a mural of Geoff’s work went up, a static mapping of his already brilliant animation about the impressive 100% traceable down standard Patagonia employs for their uber-popular products. The animation got us thinking, not only about the way brands communicate with consumers, but also how the brands we wear everyday wear on the world around us.

Sculptural Makeup by Holly Sillius

Fashion // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
We’re entranced with multidisciplinary artist Holly Sillius’ elaborate makeup shoots. Sillius uses nontraditional makeup materials to create radical color pallettes or sculpural objects out of faces. In her Under the Skin series, she pastes leather collages onto faces, playing with textural representations and shades of the skin beneath.

Converse Debuts the Chuck Taylor All Star II

Fashion // Thursday, July 23, 2015
Today in Boston, on the waterfront nearby their brand new Boston World Headquarters, Converse debuted the new Chuck Taylor All-Star II. The first major update to the sneaker in the the 98-year history of the company, the Chuck Taylor II has been updated with several new features to deliver increased comfort and wearability while not departing from the classic, simple and recognizable original.

HUF x Haroshi Vinyl Middle Finger

Fashion // Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Continuing its long-standing relationship with skateboarder and self-taught Japanese sculptor Haroshi, HUF recently eleased a limited edition Vinyl Middle Finger collectible for the re-opening of its Los Angeles Flagship Store on Fairfax.

Fashion MODA: 35 Years Later @ Wallworks, NY

Fashion // Friday, July 17, 2015
Wallworks New York recently announced their summer programming, focusing on the 35 year anniversay of the opening of Fashion MODA. The first session will be a group exhibition of artists who took part in the original programming at Fashion MODA over thirty years ago. The second session (August 11 – September 10) will include a re-introduction of Jane Dickson’s iconic City Maze, and will feature an artist in residency of John Ahearn, creating his locals only sculptures on site.

Vans Syndicate x Mister Cartoon

Fashion // Thursday, July 16, 2015
As part of the 10th anniversary of the Vans Syndicate collection, Vans Pro Skate collaborated with former Juxtapoz cover artist and renowned tattoo and graffiti artist Mister Cartoon on an inagural Syndicate collection. 

Watch: Volcom's "In Pursuit Of A Real Life Happening"

Fashion // Wednesday, July 15, 2015
For more than two decades, Volcom has made mens and youth jeans fit for movements. With their new denim collection they take a cleaner approach to timeless style. Watch their  latest video "In Pursuit of a Real Life Happening"!

Wearable Art Collection by Viktor & Rolf

Fashion // Friday, July 10, 2015
Amsterdam-based fashion house Viktor & Rolf showcased their Wearable Art collection at the mezzanine space of Palais de Tokyo during Paris' Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2015 fashion week. In front of the audience, Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren took the paintings, one by one, and draped them on the models, before they sashayed down the catwalk.

Takashi Murakami x Vans Vault Launch @ Hotel Du Grand Veneur, Paris

Fashion // Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Paris Fashion Week already has a buzz and turns one of the world's best cities into even more a hotspot. We were excited to be in Paris this past weekend for a special showcase and worldwide launch party for the Takashi Murakami x Vans Vault collection at Galerie Perrotin's Hotel du Grand Veneur space in the Le Marais neighborhood. Showcasing a special talk with Takashi, the entire collection of shoes, clothing, decks and some custom-artwork from the artist, it was a great reason to enjoy Paris for a few days.
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