Burton’s launched an interesting archival story in a two-part series that traces the 30-year history of their most iconic graphics and boards. The difficult task was wisely curated by Todd Kohlman (TK), Burton’s resident archivist who was challenged to select his top 13 boards. The results are not only cool graphics, but a unique retrospective […]
Project/reed Installation at S.L.A.T.E. Delivers Snapshop of Most Coveted Collabs in Street Culture
Project and S.L.A.T.E. fashion trade shows August 20-24 in Las Vegas also offered a variety of inspiring installations and creative areas where attendees could pick up on why certain trends were blossoming compared with others and where the inspirations were originating. From the perspective of youth culture and street, one such prolific area was the […]
Mavericks Gets New Organizer-Surfers and Photogs
The legendary big-wave competition at Half Moon Bay has had its fair share of leadership controversy, but perhaps now, it’s on the right path.
Collaboration Round-up: BMW Art Cars and Jeff Koons; Coca-Cola and Karl Lagerfeld
Still an energizing force in grabbing attention, these two collaborations are interesting because they cross over fashion, cars, beverages, art, and retail.
Collaboration Round-Up: Target X Loomstate; Madonna X Louis Vuitton; Jeff Staple X Airwalk X Payless; Mihara Yasuhiro X Puma
The way of the future includes collaborations on a variety of scales to keep retail and consumerism going. Here are some of the latest and best.
Historic Reunion of the Z-Boys Skate Team Attracts Fans of Surfing and Skateboarding to THELABELLAB Exhibition”The Z-Boy Show -Direct from the Source”
A rare gathering of the OG’s of Dogtown attracted hundreds of fans who came out to see the retrospective photography, art, decks, boards of the Z-Boys, and pay homage to the team that started the movement of skateboarding.
Imprint Culture Lab Sponsored by Bread & Butter Brings Out the”Cult” in Pop Culture
With topics ranging from the Cult of Gaming, Cult of Transportation, Cult of Fashion Collaboration, and Cult of Crafts, this was a must-attend event for anyone working in the industries of pop (cult)ure. Part 1.
3sixteen Tops the Charts as a Brand That Transcends”Streetwear” Through Quality, Timeless Designs, Attention to Construction
When we first met up with the 3sixteen guys, Johan out of LA, Andrew out of New York, and designer Jeff Hamada at their booth deep in MAGIC’s South Hall area last season, it was a little strange that they were there. For one thing, the 3sixteen collection looked as though it could transcend into, as Bread & Butter Barcelona would put it, “Urban Superior” rather than amidst the usual street fashion fare. Beautifully cut outerwear jackets in textured wool, flannel tapered tops, clean denim, and T-shirt graphics representing inspiration from a variety of sources, including religious references, were attention-grabbing and seemed a step-up and out of where streetwear currently stands today.
Maverick’s Big-Wave Surf Championship Goes Off in Half Moon Bay with Pummeling 30-Foot Swell; What This Means for Sports TV Viewership Among Youth Culture Surfing
On Saturday, January 12th after months of tracking the patterns of Mother Nature and officially receiving a greenlight less than 48 hours from Contest Director Jeff Clark, the 2007/2008 Mavericks Surf Contest