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Consuming to Grieve, Consuming to Provoke: Thoughts on Tragic Product

In the age of social media and mass-consumerism, we interact with tragedy in interesting ways, and there are arguably consumptive elements to some of these interactions. I view a lot of the behaviours we engage in on social media as … 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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Balenciaga F/W’17: More ‘Fake News’ than ‘Feel the Bern’

The Gvasalia brothers are a fascinating, frustrating pair. If you’re a fan of fashion, it was impossible to make it through 2016 without coming into contact with the minds behind Vetements. A label seemingly fuelled in part by its avant-garde … 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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CYPRESS Fall/Winter 2016

Just a quick one today to point your attention toward Canada’s Haven, who have just released the latest lookbook for their in-house brand Cypress, now in its third season. If you’re already familiar with Haven then you know these guys … Continue reading

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BACON — #probablybaconsocks 2016

Just a quick one to let you know the guys at BACON have just announced their latest release for 2016, bringing back the bacon socks in the OG white and a brand new black colourway. As always, the Japanese collective … 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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Maiden Noir — Fall/Winter 2015 Collection: ‘Forever Lost’

Seattle menswear label Maiden Noir released the imagery for their latest collection, ‘Forever Lost’, inspired by the tones and architecture of the planet’s quickly vanishing glaciers. Accompanied by a lookbook set in an appropriate location, the collection is immediately characterised … Continue reading

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Descendant — Fall/Winter 2015 Lookbook

Descendant, the fledgling brand from TETsu and Mikiko Nishiyama, released the imagery for its Fall/Winter 2015 collection the other week. Continuing with its vision of creating a comprehensive lifestyle fashion collection for the entire family, the brand’s latest collection offers … 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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