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Lack of Guidance x Nike ‘Zero Guidance’ Editorial

Football and art-influenced Dutch streetwear label Lack of Guidance dropped me an email today with these images of a new project they’ve been working on in collaboration with Nike. Celebrating the Netherlands’ hosting of the twelfth UEFA European Women’s Championship, … 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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The Practical Untenability of Vetements in the Mind of Someone Thinking

The University of Goldsmiths has quite a few success stories in the creative field to its name; Sarah Lucas, James Blake, Malcolm McLaren and Margaret Howell to name but a few. But if there’s one individual that Goldsmiths really likes … Continue reading

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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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