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RETROSPECT: Heuer Bundeswehr Chronograph

EditorialComments ⋅ Dec 5, 2012
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

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 29, 2012
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?

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 26, 2012
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

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 23, 2012
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

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 19, 2012
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

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 19, 2012
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

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 16, 2012
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

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 14, 2012
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

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 7, 2012
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

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 3, 2012
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 HYPEBEAST Review: adidas D Rose 3

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 2, 2012
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

EditorialComments ⋅ Oct 31, 2012
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

EditorialComments ⋅ Oct 31, 2012
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’...

Pen & Paper: Dabs Myla

EditorialComments ⋅ Oct 19, 2012
A pair of talented Australian artists who just happen to be a couple, Dabs Myla have been living and working in LA for the past three years. Their paint-based work is often playful and colorful, conjuring up images and memories from one’s child...

ILL-FITS: Are “Fast Fashion” Collaborations Bad for the Fashion Industry?

EditorialComments ⋅ Oct 19, 2012
As a struggling student who shamefully spends much of his time perusing HYPEBEAST salivating for garbs my wallet inversely cries over, my wallet and I look forward to seeing haute couture designers team with affordable retail outlets for limited edit...