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OTHERS by HYPEBEAST – Freak City

CultureComments ⋅ Jun 20, 2014
Next up on OTHERS by HYPEBEAST is Hollywood’s lifestyle brand Freak City. Founded by Justin Time and Vally Girl, the underground ensemble works with a number of artists and touches upon a wide variety of facets including music, entertainment an...

American Apparel Fires CEO & Founder Dov Charney

CultureComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2014
Headlining today’s fashion news, the vertically-integrated, Los Angeles-based American Apparel brand and its Board of Directors have announced they will be terminating its Founder and CEO Dov Charney “for cause” effective immediately (after the neces...

Pharrell Williams by Doug Inglish for Elle UK

CultureComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2014
With Pharrell Williams covering its July collector’s edition, Elle UK takes to the web to reveal its exclusive editorial with the Virginian mogul. Shot by American shutterbug Doug Inglish and styled by Alison Edmond, Williams appears in what ha...

Epicly Later’d: Keith Hufnagel – Part 1

CultureComments ⋅ Jun 5, 2014
It’s hard to have a conversation about modern skateboarding without mentioning Keith Hufnagel. Contrary to some beliefs, his introduction doesn’t begin making grass-themed apparel, but skating on the streets of New York City in the early...

Guy Aroch Takes an Abstracted Look at the Thigh Gap Obsession in “The Magic Gap”

CultureComments ⋅ May 27, 2014
For the latest installment of the #DefineBeauty series “Beyond the Skin,” photographer Guy Aroch took to the streets of New York and turned his lens toward one of the latest bodily obsessions: the thigh gap. Entitled “The Magic Gap,...

A Map of Every Nike Factory in the World

CultureComments ⋅ May 20, 2014
For the many that have wondered just how vast Nike’s corporate footprint is, the Oregon-based brand delivers an interactive map that does just that. The Nike Manufacturing Map identifies the various countries in which it operates its own or contracts...

Chipotle Cups to Feature Essays from Toni Morrison, Jonathan Safran Foer and More

CultureComments ⋅ May 15, 2014
The monotony of scrolling and double-tapping, reviewing old photos, or single-handedly sending unwarranted texts to people can be all too familiar while eating on-the-go; sometimes you’re not just hungry for sustenance, but also food for though...

Billionaire Boys Club x Takashi Murakami ‘JELLYFISH EYES’ Screening & T-Shirt

CultureComments ⋅ May 2, 2014
Coinciding with the screening of his debut film JELLYFISH EYES across the U.S., Takashi Murakami’s art imprint Kaikai Kiki has teamed up with Pharrell’s Billionaire Boys Club to produce an exclusive T-shirt. Available in black, white and...

Nike Basketball Sample Sneaker Foul Play Results in Federal Investigation

CultureComments ⋅ Apr 18, 2014
Now we turn our attention to a recently unveiled internal scandal stemming from Beaverton to the rest of the United States. Nike’s Tung Ho and his predecessor, Kyle Yamaguchi – founder of eyewear label LOOK/SEE – have been named in...

Check Out this Stunning Time-Lapse Video of Doha, Qatar

CultureComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
Videographer Michael Shainblum presents us with this spectacular time-lapse journey through the bustling city of Doha. The video juxtaposes the ancient sand dunes and historical temples with the thriving metropolis that is now Doha located off of the...

Rose Bertram by Tyler, The Creator for Oyster Magazine Issue 104

CultureComments ⋅ Apr 11, 2014
Appearing in the latest issue of Oyster Magazine is 19-year-old Belgian model Rose Bertram. Shot by none other than Tyler, the Creator, alongside photographer Brick Stowell, the piece coincides with a brief interview in which Bertram talks everything...

Matt Powell Discusses The Economy of Sneakers in Forbes

CultureComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2014
It might be easy to overlook this, but beyond the vast submarket of eBay markups and sneaker conventions, the sneaker world has a powerful audience in high-rise buildings and finely tailored suits. Matt Powell – the self-proclaimed Sneakerologist – a...

Tokyo In Reverse

CultureComments ⋅ Apr 6, 2014
From Parisian videographer Simon Buisson comes this entertaining short that takes us on a stroll through the streets of Tokyo, Japan — in reverse. While the concept is simple and “straight forward,” the video is nothing shy of a fun...

Desillusion Magazine TOME 1

CultureComments ⋅ Apr 4, 2014
From magazines to documentaries that pay tribute to the intertwined subcultures of surfing and skateboarding, Desillusion Magazine expands its arsenal with the release of a 260-page, ad free coffee table book titled Desillusion TOME 1. Between its ha...

A Look Inside the Lives of Everyday Iranian Youth

CultureComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2014
Photojournalist by trade, Hossein Fatemi started his career in 1997 and has since worked across the globe, collecting accolades like the UNICEF Photo of the Year Award and POYI Award of Excellence. In the past, Fatemi has documented the civil war in...