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HYPEBEAST Trade: Joseph Einhorn Founder of TheFancy.com

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 29, 2012
These days there seems to be no shortage in social networking websites which have drastically altered the way we socialize, discuss topics and share content. Within the last half decade, these domains have amassed tremendous followings and staggering...

Keeping Score: The Disappearance of the White-American NBA Superstar

Editorial ⋅ Mar 28, 2012
As the Final Four draws closer and NBA teams look to solidify playoff positioning with the same scrappiness their younger counterparts use to cut down the nets with, it’s clear that the game of basketball is alive and well despite pay to play scandal...

A Conversation with Eunice Lee

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 27, 2012
The creative mind and driving force behind menswear label UNIS, New York-based Eunice Lee spent her early years honing in her craft through a stint at DKNY, before opening up her first Elizabeth Street menswear outfitter in 2000. Since then, UNIS has...

HYPEBEAST Spaces: Lucky Olelo’s Tattoo Studio

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 27, 2012
If finding a tattoo artist worthy enough to disfigure your body wasn’t already difficult, landing one with a tranquil shop conducive to spending a few painful hours in is just as hard. Luckily the people of Honolulu can now visit the peaceful o...

Keeping Score: The Cost of Being an Athlete’s Wife

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 22, 2012
The life of a professional athlete is a dream for many little boys out there who have aspirations for million dollar contracts, a house with an infinity pool and a lady on his arm that dazzles like championship hardware. We start out playing cowboys...

Odd Future @ Sweat Shop NYC Interview

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 21, 2012
Hundreds of fans lined up outside of Reed Space in New York’s lower east side as a chaotic atmosphere ensued within the store walls. Amidst fans asking for pictures and group members (most notably Jasper) playfully teasing hopeful customers, we...

Retrospect: JOE McCOY Children’s Jacket and Denim

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 20, 2012
Approximately 10 years ago, JOE McCOY gave all of its authorized dealers this exclusive pint-sized jacket and denim. Crafted of the same materials as its commercially available offerings, the set was destined to be used as a proud badge of honor. Alt...

A Conversation with Salehe Bembury

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 20, 2012
To say that Salehe Bembury, Innovation Designer for Cole Haan, is merely a shoe designer would be cutting the New York native short on multiple fronts. Born and bred in Tribeca, Bembury’s early infatuation with all things footwear has been one...

Matters of Taste: Why Kanye West (the label) Matters

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 19, 2012
It has been a whirlwind few fashion weeks. Big names are playing hopscotch at historic houses – from Slimane replacing Pilati at YSL to Raf Simons stepping down at Jil Sander. Marketing continues to skew extreme with Burberry advancing their eg...

David Altobelli: In Motion

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 19, 2012
Like many creatives his senior, 26-year-old director David Altobelli made the transition to his current home of Los Angeles in hopes of learning anything and everything he could about filmmaking. The Brooklyn native began his foray into the filmmakin...

Keeping Score: The Beauty of March Madness

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 15, 2012
While the mark of spring doesn’t officially begin until March 20, many people would point to the rebirth of basketball’s greatest spectacle as the event that brings people out of the winter doldrums, whose grip was fiercely vicious this year after a...

A Conversation with Casely-Hayford

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 13, 2012
The father and son design duo that comprise Casely-Hayford are fueled by the passion to curate a fusion between English Sartorialism and British Anarchy. The tenure that characterizes the extensive working history of Joe Casely-Hayford combined with...

Keeping Score: The Anatomy of A Perfect Point Guard

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 8, 2012
The point guard controls the pace, movement and build of an NBA franchise as if a maestro for an orchestra, signaling blistering crescendos by simply holding up one finger in the air. Today more than ever, floor generals are being treated as centerpi...

The 101: Eames Chairs

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 7, 2012
Many a rendition from the fabled Eames design duo must feature among the most iconic designs of the 20th century. Throughout the years, these iconic designs have endured in production until now thanks to the efforts of Herman Miller. The story behind...

A Conversation with Kevin Poon

EditorialComments ⋅ Mar 6, 2012
Having grown up around a variety of influences and locales, Kevin Poon – co-founder of CLOT and JUICE – is no stranger to the world of street fashion, retail, and the intermingling of the two. One of the region’s most storied and de...