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THROUGH THE LENS: Atiba Jefferson

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Los Angeles-based photographer Atiba Jefferson’s work doesn’t strictly fall into one category. Encompassing the realms of music, fashion and sports, Jefferson’s replete resume sees a  variety of publications and commercial campaigns...

Shoe Porn: Chanel Franco

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Model: Chanel Franco Photographer: Elizabeth Mae Footwear: Air Jordan 5 Retro “Bel-Air” Courtesy of Social Status

HYPEBEAST Road Trips Japan: Traveling Through Modernity and Tradition

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If you’ve followed the arc of  HYPEBEAST since its inception, we’ve maintained an affinity for the creativity and influence that accompanies Japanese culture. For anybody who’s set foot in the country, there’s someth...

Pen & Paper: Beastman

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Inspired by nature and symbolism, Beastman looks to brightly lit hues and repetitive geometric patterns as core ingredients in his art. Clean, crisp and full of detail, the Sydney-based artist illustrates with the help of bold lines and symmetrical v...

The New York Times Addresses “The Return of Logo Culture in Fashion”

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Through appearances by formerly cult labels in recent Fashion Week runway events, it becomes clear that the line between streetwear and high fashion has gotten noticeably thinner in recent times. One of the implications of this is that youth culture...

THROUGH THE LENS: 5pts

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With the invention of smartphones and apps, photography has changed drastically in recent times, allowing anyone with an acute eye to point-and-shoot as they please. A protegé of the modern-day, San Diego-born photographer Izzy Balderas, or 5pts to h...

Tech Essentials: Mark Arcenal

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Mark Arcenal’s résumé points to an array of professional titles – founder of web imprint and retailer Fatlace, founder and creative director of Illest, Global Digital Lead at NSW, and a slew of various art directing positions at companies...

Essentials: Yasmin

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Having first shaken up the British music scene as a DJ and singer/songwriter, Irani-Scottish songstress Yasmin has grown from a bustling musical force to a prominent figure in the streetwear industry. A prevalent female sneakerhead and a force to rec...

I.T CEO Sham Kar Wai Discusses the Acquisition of A Bathing Ape, the China Fashion Market, and the Power of E-Commerce

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In 1988, Hong Kong fashion enthusiast Sham Kar Wai began his foray into fashion retailing via the launch of a 20-square-meter boutique store named Green Peace. Located in the city’s bustling Causeway Bay district, Green Peace provided a platfor...

THROUGH THE LENS: Quam Odunsi

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Los Angeles photographer Quam Odunsi — or Reserve Result to his associates — recently presented “The Regents: Film on Paper & Canvas” exhibition at Design Matters. Based around a government agent who finds himself fascinat...