Eiichiro Homma: The Past in the Present
Before the explosion in outdoor/workwear-based fashion, Japan’s nanamica had quietly plied its trade maintaining a focus on re-living the aesthetics of the past. We spoke with Eiichiro Homma, nanamica’s Managing Director, to gain further insigh...
DJ Toshio Matsuura x Porter Trolley DJ Bag
Together with Porter’s Kenichiro Matsubara, we discuss the details of a special project between DJ Toshio Matsuura and iconic Japanese bag makers Porter. The outcome is the Porter Trolley DJ Bag. Enjoy!
Kenneth Cappello: Capturing 30 Years of Stussy
Chosen to shoot Stussy’s 30th anniversary, we took the opportunity to speak with photographer Kenneth Cappello about his beginnings, his opinion on the state of photography, and how he approaches his line of work.
Sean Reveron: Music as the Basis
Sean Reveron’s past spans two coasts and more than his fair share of prominent subcultures. In the following feature we delve into the extensive musical background of Sean Reveron as well as gaining some of his thoughts into his new brand, Rock...
Ryan Willms: The Gastown Culmination
In an ongoing expansion, the move to the offline world will take place with the opening of the INVENTORY space in Vancouver’s Gastown area. We took the opportunity to catch up with Ryan Willms, founder of INVENTORY.
Taka Hayashi: Pen & Paper
Given a unique opportunity, we were able to catch up with Vans’ Taka Hayashi and speak of the many influences that have brought his masterful ideas to the forefront of this current sneaker landscape.
Eric So x Wyman Wong: YSOFUN
Both emerging out of Hong Kong’s creative scene on opposite spectrums, lyricist Wyman Wong and toy-maker Eric So’s latest collaboration brings together two very different entities. We catch up with both to discuss this intriguing collabor...
Continuing our HYPEBEAST Essentials series, we catch up with Andy, Paul, Jay, and Jubal of Primitive, learning exactly what keeps their fine tuned machine in constant motion. Enjoy!
Levi’s® Lefty Jean by Takahiro Kuraishi
Japan remains well-represented with the launch of the new diffusion label, Levi’s® Lefty Jean by Takahiro Kuraishi. Here we catch up with designers Takahiro Miyashita of Number (N)ine fame and Kazuki Kuraishi.