Ebbets Field Flannels: A Shop Visit

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 22, 2013
A few weeks ago, Juxtapoz visited the Northwest, settling in Seattle to explore the various companies and artists that live in probably the most beautiful city a Sound could offer. One of the places we have been intrigued by over the years is Ebbets Field Flannels, a company born out of a love of sports, but to us, a company and brand that signifies great traditions in both artisty and craftsmanship. Recreating exact silhouettes of classic and forgotten baseball teams, as well as apparel of other vintage baseball, football, and hockey teams. We stopped into their Seattle shop to get a glimpse of the team behind Ebbets... 

Herakut "You Have Diamonds In Your Mind" w/Lebasse Projects @ JOYCE, Shanghai

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 22, 2013
LeBasse Projects just opened its first in a series of exhibitions in Asia by presenting German duo Herakut in a collaboration with JOYCE, a pioneer in luxury retail. JOYCE was the first to discover and introduce international fashion designers to Hong Kong in 1971 and today collaborates with the world’s most talented creatives to provide a personalized and unique edit of the very best fashion and artistic collections. This show launches the opening of the new JOYCE Shanghai flagship store. 

Masquerade Photographs by Phyllis Galembo

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Phyllis Galembo's portraits of masquerade reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of the tradition. Galembo spent twenty years photographing the rituals and religious culture in Nigeria, Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Benin, Burkina Faso, and Halloween in the United States.

Vestiges by Bryan Schnelle & Chris Callaway

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Thank you Fecal Face, we saw this, too. This is a really slick, beautiful series of photographs that are a collaboration between Bryan Schnelle and fashion photographer Chris Callaway. The result is Vestiges, just some clean shots of models wearing some elaborate masks which make for a nice viewing... 

Juxtapoz @ The New Balance Factory, Flimby, UK

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 01, 2013
A few years back, in a run of sneaker purchases, I found a great pair of New Balance 576 sneakers, made in the UK, that I paid probably way too much for but just had to have. Since, I have had a minor obsession with New Balance and their UK editions, and in research and conversations with Jux contributor Helen Soteriou, found out NB makes their shoes at a factory in Flimby, Cumbria, UK. Helen took the opportunity to go visit the factory last week, and we found a great team of people putting together sneakers for the European market. 

"VOYAGE D’HERMES": When Moebius Created Work for HERMÈS

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 01, 2013
The genius and brilliance of French illustrator and cartoonist Moebius, born Jean Giraud, just keeps growing, even after his death in 2012. We just saw that in 2011, the artist created a series of nine illustrations for fashion giant Hermes as part of their campaign titled "VOYAGE D’HERMES." Not quite sure where the works ended up, because in our research there doesn't appear to be apparel, but there was one commercial that was inspired by the Moebius series... 

Fashion Illustrations by Judith van den Hoek

Erotica // Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Judith van den Hoek is a fashion illustrator from the Netherlands. Her work translates the highly-elevated world of fashion through an artist's hand, creating lovely graphite sketches that highlight fashion and the women who wear it. Van den Hoek is also a blogger for Dutch VOGUE. 

FUTURE BEAUTY: 30 YEARS OF JAPANESE FASHION @ Seattle Art Museum

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 31, 2013
A great show we checked out earlier this week on a very quick trip up to Seattle... Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion at the Seattle Art Museum. From the curator: "The tremendous innovation of Japanese fashion designers who have revolutionized the way we think of fashion today is the focus of this special exhibition, the first of its kind presented at SAM..."

The Quiet Life x Cleon Peterson Collection

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 12, 2013
Mr. Cleon Peterson has a show open currently at The Outsiders in London called There Is A War, and now we get news he has collaborated with our friends at The Quiet Life on a capsule collection that includes 5-panels, bucket hats, tees and fleece. The collection will be released at 12noon PST today, July 12. Go, buy, have fun. 

EINE for Louis Vuitton

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 28, 2013
In a long line of artist collaborations with fashion giant Louis Vuitton, UK-based EINE has recently created a scarf with the brand. Or as we just learned, a "'Giant Square' scarf, which measures an impressive 136cm x 136cm." EINE's alphabet style is emblazoned all over the scarf, spelling out things like "Louis Vuitton," and "Great Adventures." This past week, a pop-up shop opened at Selfridges on Oxford Street in the heart of London, featuring both EINE's art and the scarf collaborations. 

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