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Subcultural Capitalism: Some Meditations on Race, Class and Streetwear

N.B. The following piece explores the intersections of race and class, as well as the erasure and manipulation of black bodies, in fashion and streetwear. I’ve weighed up a number of thoughts on these issues for quite a while and … Continue reading

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Supreme x Louis Vuitton — Whatever.

There’s a famous quote from Dennis Green, the late coach of the Arizona Cardinals, following a game the team played in 2006 against the Chicago Bears. In the first half of this game the Cardinals amassed a comfortable 20-point lead … Continue reading

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With ‘Godfather’, Wiley is Celebrating the Legacy of Grime

A few months back I wrote a piece lamenting the lack of in-depth knowledge of Grime in the wake of its achieving mainstream popularity. There was an eagerness amongst mainstream music journos to spread the word to their audiences, but … Continue reading

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Unboxing Videos are Pointless. Stop Doing Them.

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it in the future and I’ll say it right now; the Internet is great. So great, that it basically moves faster than anybody knows what to do with it. Though the people creating the … Continue reading

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Mastermind Japan or: How I Learned to Stop Caring and Soil the Legacy

There have always been certain brands which carry a certain air of superiority. Often it’s the ones that you haven’t yet had the opportunity to experience in person. A bit like that story about John Peel never meeting the bands … Continue reading

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In 2017, Supreme is the Adam Sandler of Streetwear

I think about Adam Sandler a lot. Not necessarily out of choice. A few years back I stumbled across a podcast by two Kiwi comedians, Tim Batt & Guy Montgomery, called ‘The Worst Idea of All Time’, in which they … Continue reading

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‘How to Build a Solid Streetwear Wardrobe’ for FASHIONBEANS

I was asked by FASHIONBEANS to create a comprehensive guide to creating a solid wardrobe for people starting out in the financially-hemorrhaging world of streetwear. You can read the whole article right now here.

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Cav Empt (C.E) – Spring/Summer 2014 Video Lookbook

Today saw the return of one of the big success stories of 2013. As outlined before,  Cav Empt (C.E) explores concepts surrounding post-structuralism and modern digital culture to create bold, futuristic clothing. The brand stepped quietly onto the scene in … Continue reading

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Interview with Silas Adler for Breaks Magazine

Back in September, Soulland opened a pop-up shop at The Shop at Bluebird in West London to display their latest collections. I went over one morning for a conversation with brand founder Silas Adler and his business partner Jacob Kampp-Berliner. … Continue reading

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Interview with Greg Lucci for Breaks Magazine

I recently met up with Greg Lucci, the man behind contemporary footwear brand Gourmet, to interview him for Breaks Magazine. You can read the whole interview right now at BREAKSMAG.COM

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