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Pen & Paper: Hattie Stewart

In this edition of Pen & Paper, we explore the psychedelic mind of famed illustrator Hattie Stewart. A natural doodler from a young age, Hattie’s love for random drawings eventually earned her a BA in illustration from Kingston University....

Pen & Paper: Sophia Chang

This installment of Pen & Paper takes a peek inside the sketchbook of NYC artist and self-professed bun queen. Sophia Chang is an illustrator and designer from Queens with an avid love of buns (the type on heads) and a slightly eccentric spirit....

RETROSPECT: Heuer Bundeswehr Chronograph

Before TAG Heuer, there was simply Heuer, a watch manufacturer founded by Edouard Heuer in Saint-Imier, Switzlerand in 1894. Starting in the 1930s Heuer started manufacturing for the German military and air force which brings us to the stunning Heuer...

Scaling the Concert Experience: How Artists Are Using Video and Streaming

There are few moments as exciting as when an artist appears on the stage. While it’s ideally seen firsthand at a concert, it’s only a little less of a rush to see a performer emerging from backstage (or rising slowly from below) and hearing the audie...

ILL-FITS: How Do I Take Care of My Beard?

As HYPEBEAST’s readership continues to grow, so does the size of our inbox. From props and complaints, to line sheets, aspiring brands and PR companies, we are constantly getting hit up by many of our loyal readers for various reasons. We’...

HYPEBEAST Eats… Manischewitz Braised Short Ribs of Sons of Essex

Having previously taken a look at Director of Operations James Choung’s necessities as a part of our Essentials series, Lower East Side dining establishment Sons of Essex presents an inside look at the creation of its Manischewitz Braised Short...

HYPEBEAST Launches Chinese Edition

HYPEBEAST today announces the official launch of its Chinese Edition platform. The creation of the Chinese edition aims to bring both existing and new content to a rapidly developing audience and new readers. Building upon the same categories as HYPE...

DISSECTED: DC Shoes Unilite Trainer

With this year’s launch of its first athletic-inspired sneaker, the Unilite Trainer, action-sport company DC Shoes generated some enthusiastic buzz as it finally decided to expand its footwear range outside of skate culture. Motivated to design...

The Meaning Behind Navajo: Fashion’s Misunderstanding

The fashion industry doesn’t care that it is creating the Native aesthetic without Native American input. That “Navajo”, “Native”, or “Indian” pattern you love and associate with Native design was created by a non-native who has had no interaction wi...

A Conversation with Eric Haze

Born and raised in New York during the height of its urban graffiti revolution, Eric Haze is renowned as a pioneer behind various art forms from contemporary street art to fashion design. Tagging under the moniker “SE3″ during the 1970s t...

THROUGH THE LENS: trashhand

To say that Instagram has changed the traditional photography model would be quite an understatement. Despite having become somewhat diluted as of late, the large majority of the early Instagram users functioned as a tight-knit community that virtual...

Matters of Taste: Rugby Ralph Lauren – A Eulogy

Today, a friend of mine was issued a death warrant. It may seem absurd to attach such melodrama to a clothing brand, let alone one owned and incepted entirely by one of the largest apparel companies in the world, yet I can’t help the way I feel. For...

The Review: adidas D Rose 3

While the world anxiously awaited #thereturn, adidas had new beginnings in mind when conceiving of the D Rose 3, Derrick Rose’s latest signature sneaker. With a new name, look, logo and price tag, the new Rose model is a marked departure for bo...

The Hundreds: Politixxx – Round 1

Next Tuesday, November 6 marks the 2012 United States presidential election as American voters look to determine if President Barack Obama will see a second term in office or if Republican Party nominee Mitt Romney becomes the 45th President of the U...

ILL-FITS: The Walking Dead

As HYPEBEAST’s readership continues to grow, so does the size of our inbox. From props and complaints, to linesheets, aspiring brands and PR companies, we are constantly getting hit up by many of our loyal readers for various reasons. We’...