Tag Archives: london

On Mental Health, Suicide Ideation, and Staying Away from Fast-Moving Trains

Content Warning: Suicide There’s no easy way for me to broach this topic; no snappy introduction or reference point I could use to make the landing a bit softer. It’s something I’ve wanted to write about for a long time … Continue reading

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Pop-Ups Shut, A$AP Barry the Plumber, and the Next Generation of Tyler

Some quick thoughts on a few things that have happened this week. Might try and make this a more regular thing in the absence of Ulysses-esque streetwear rambles. Who knows. Louis Vuitton Announces Cancellation of Future Supreme Collaboration Pop-Up Shops. … Continue reading

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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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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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A.IN.T Summer 2016 — “Let My Peep Hole Go”

I was talking with a friend the other week about what felt like a golden age in British streetwear, 2008-2010. To my recollection it was a moment where “streetwear” was really manifesting itself in a clear form on both sides … Continue reading

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Frieze 2015 for HighSnobiety

I was asked by HighSnobiety to attend this year’s Frieze Art Fair in London. After spending an afternoon exploring the exhibition I wrote a recap about some of my personal highlights from Frieze 2015. You can read the whole article … Continue reading

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WTaps Fall/Winter 2015 Collection

WTaps is back for Fall/Winter 2015 with its latest collection, continuing with the “Lifist” philosophy that Tetsu Nishiyama has been exploring for the past few seasons. Early imagery suggests that the brand is returning to its original streetwear roots. Official … Continue reading

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Interview with Khalid Al Qasimi for HighSnobiety

I recently interviewed Khalid Al Qasimi, the Emirati designer behind the contemporary British fashion label Qasimi, about his Spring/Summer 2016 ‘False Flags’ collection. You can read the interview in its entirety right now at HighSnobiety.

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The Look In by Samuel Ashton Smith

‘Man about town’ is probably the best way to describe Sam Ashton Smith (aka SAMSBOWL because Internet). Over the past few years he’s been connected with all manner of projects and proceedings around London including seminal Berwick Street sneaker boutique … Continue reading

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London Design Festival for HighSnobiety

I was asked by HighSnobiety to list some of my favourite events from this week’s London Design Festival. You can read the whole article right now over at HighSnobiety.com

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