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They Came from the Sun — Remembering YOURCODENAMEIS:MILO

I was talking with a friend the other day about punk. More specifically, we were talking about the legacy of punk and the identity and genres that were spawned from it in the decades that followed, and we differed somewhat … 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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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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The Moving Development — SS15 ‘Dreamers’ Lookbook

Scene: A stereotypical police force sergeant-esque character with handlebar moustache and brown slacks storms through an office toward the door of a private room with shuttered blinds. The sign on the door reads ‘Other British Streetwear Labels’. Dossier of paperwork … Continue reading

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Aspirational Trainers—Some Meditations on Premium Footwear

A couple of things that have been popping up over the last few weeks have got me thinking about premium footwear; sneakers, to be more specific. I’ve been weighing a few different thoughts and reflections over in my head, having … Continue reading

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Heather Grey Wall at The Goodhood Store – Interview with Kazuki Kuraishi

Since expanding into their Curtain Road location, the folks over at Goodhood haven’t wasted any time in cementing their status as one of East London’s new cultural hubs. From humble beginnings as a clothing store on Coronet Street for those … Continue reading

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KAWS – ‘Small Lies’ at Frieze Sculpture Park, Regents Park

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Gary Aspden, Spezial & the Importance of British Street Culture (Interview for Complex UK)

When Complex UK got in touch and asked me if I’d like to interview Gary Aspden – the man who facilitated adidas Originals’ first ever collaboration with A Bathing Ape and presented over 600 pairs of adidas trainers (most of them his … Continue reading

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The Moving Development – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection – ‘Stand Tall’

It has been way too long since I last gave a mention to The Moving Development. After a crazy year and a half (for all sorts of reasons) the brainchild of Bristol designer Bakes is back for the Fall with another … Continue reading

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FPAR hits The Goodhood Store

A few weeks back it was announced that Forty Percents Against Rights – the early 90s screen-printing predecessor to Tetsu Nishiyama’s seminal brand WTaps – would be available to purchase outside of Japan for the first time in its history. … Continue reading

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