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August 18, 2009 @ 06:57 AM
VANCITY

Post: 1541

Join Date: Jul 2009

slow transistion from a basketball player getting jordans/bball shoes in 8th grade(03) then got into other kicks like lacoste/puma then i trailed off to higher end fashion brands like hugoboss a|x etc then like 2-3 years ago my buddy showed me that medusa crewneck and i becme an addict..but hiphop has alwys been around me now iam into to streetwear but still keeping that baller style
August 18, 2009 @ 07:15 AM
Jphn-John

Post: 467

Join Date: Mar 2009

Location: California

i just started getting into it recently
a little over a year maybe

never had enough money to buy anything nice but still look at things i plan on getting

i discovered hb back in december and didnt even know it had a forum
August 18, 2009 @ 07:42 AM
Allurre

Post: 659

Join Date: Nov 2007

Location: L.A, BANGKOK, COAST...

I found it seductive, fell for it, but cheated on it several times.
August 18, 2009 @ 02:41 PM
pterodactyl

Post: 127

Join Date: Aug 2009

Location: Denver

got back into skating about a year ago and had money so I could actually cop clothes, started getting into dunks and that lead me here. Not into dunks or really any nike anymore though...
August 18, 2009 @ 02:48 PM
northwest

Post: 4034

Join Date: Jul 2006

Location: Seattle, WA

I like nike a lot, so a few years, nike shoes became streetwear and guess who saw it? yeah, me. also when I got into denim jeans and was searching for some good brands, and came across evisu/etc.
August 18, 2009 @ 06:46 PM
Hadoukenxx

Post: 11

Join Date: Aug 2009

I type the way i do because it's the correct way..not like "Take Me To The Mall Today" for example. It's basic grammar.

whats the correct way?what people say?what is in a book?
August 18, 2009 @ 08:31 PM

Inactive

I saw the BBC Ice cream lookbook when pharrell and those sky blue shoes. But now I'm done with streetwear and on to better things
August 18, 2009 @ 09:49 PM
The Main Event

Post: 1429

Join Date: Jul 2006

Location: NJ

Being a sneakerhead led me to this place, which got me into streetwear. Funny thing is I've since dropped my sneaker obsession and became more interested in the fashion aspects of Hypebeast. I'd rather wear more basic/classic kicks and use the money I'm saving on sneakers for the rest of my wardrobe and my current denim obsession.
August 18, 2009 @ 11:18 PM
araw at bituin

Post: 2614

Join Date: Jun 2007

Location: SFxAZ

saw friends wearing some dope clothing/ shoes, asked em about it, and they showed me the hb website lol

http://instagram.com/qyel

August 19, 2009 @ 02:53 AM
knownastron

Post: 75

Join Date: Sep 2008

Kanye West.
August 25, 2009 @ 03:47 PM
CⒶM

Post: 875

Join Date: Aug 2009

Location: Area

skating

Not with a bang but a whimper

August 25, 2009 @ 04:58 PM
voluble

Post: 211

Join Date: Oct 2008

Location: Chapel Hill, NC

honestly through Rob & Big and probably at least slightly influenced by Yeezy's style.
August 25, 2009 @ 05:00 PM
tramericanjr

Post: 183

Join Date: Sep 2007

my own style that i had before it became streetwear
August 25, 2009 @ 06:46 PM
Shaun

Post: 3825

Join Date: Feb 2007

Location: London

Wanted an alternative to high street designer clothes. Started with magazine & forum homepages, every forum I signed up to was because I saw something for sale.
August 25, 2009 @ 07:58 PM
mize2DX

Post: 518

Join Date: Apr 2007

Location: NoHo CA- East Flatbu...

2004 when i Met my dudes over at AKOMPLICE CLOTHING doing Pre-production for a MOVIE.
August 25, 2009 @ 09:09 PM
chaobro

Post: 1403

Join Date: Oct 2007

Location: Japan

I did a lot of international traveling as a kid, i always explored the grimiest places I could... and living in different parts of middle america most of my life gave me the urge to find something actually good....combo of everything ive seen and stuff I wish I'd seen led me to streetwear (the good kind, not the shitty graphic tee kind, though I went through a couple of those for awhile)
August 28, 2009 @ 03:12 AM
Dan189

Post: 93

Join Date: Aug 2009

Location: London England

for 90 percent of this forum it was because of Bape Crooks or 10 Deep


So true, but i bet half the people in here arent into thoses brands like when they discovered them. The concept of being unique is what drew me into streetwear i think, i live in the uk and got sick of all the kids i knew wearing the same burton, topman or river island shit. They were literally like carbon copy's or each other, it was so boring.
August 28, 2009 @ 03:11 PM
AyoItzJuno

Post: 252

Join Date: Jul 2009

i got to it because of STUSSY i really liked em and then these fags in school started wearing em and shit they look like carbon copies of each other so i stopped and then they jumped on SBz...;[
now i just wear jordans and sometimes i wear slim fitting clothing depends on my mood cuz chicks dig it better than those hype kids cuz they are all the same. lol.
August 29, 2009 @ 05:28 PM
igotstupidjuice

Post: 133

Join Date: Aug 2008

Location: jersey/philly

watching mj get his 3 peats, and started bboying in 99. btw i'm 26, old head status soon.

i bust the dope moves. i got stupid juice.

August 29, 2009 @ 05:32 PM
beastdressed

Post: 13

Join Date: Sep 2007

Location: tha mil

Use REP code CN43808 save 20%! at karmaloop.com
August 29, 2009 @ 08:02 PM
modernART

Post: 2584

Join Date: Feb 2006

Location: Anywhere, LTD

soulja boy
August 29, 2009 @ 09:13 PM
ichigo81

Post: 2817

Join Date: Jun 2009

Location: between the bay and...

got into it because i was tired of shopping in the mall and not finding dope tshirts, my first couple of brands were hundreds and crooks, but living in the bay i found different shit like upperplayground and true
September 8, 2009 @ 01:04 PM
AyeFaw

Post: 50

Join Date: Mar 2009

Location: New York

For me, it started in 06. I got my first job and I was looking to change up my wardrobe. It started with the sneakers (Nike SB to be exact). Then I started to buy a few Bape products, nothing major. Then I discovered other underground brands, evrything else is history.
September 8, 2009 @ 03:00 PM
BreezyHamilton

Post: 387

Join Date: Aug 2006

Mid-06, Thanks Lupe

WTB: Supreme M-51 S/S 10 M51

September 8, 2009 @ 03:48 PM
Scotty

Post: 4714

Join Date: Feb 2009

The good ole streetwear days... Back in 03' i started getting retro kicks and jordans.. Then I local skateshop opened a few years before that i always went to, the owner, was like are u into kicks, and told him old retros and J's.. Hes like u ever here of Nike SB, its nikes skating shoe.. At that time i was like what? So he went into the back and he busted out the supreme SB's lows, i was amazed... A year later i noticed he was wearing shit i never seen before, Stussy new shit, Supreme and some other brands.. He was rocking tongues out on his dunks, i was diggin the style.. So he told me next time i go to NYC, go to a store called Supreme! Went there was hooked on the shit but couldnt always get it because i lived 3 and half hours away! Went to florida and my best friends step brother was into shoes, he showed me more kicks that SB was putting out! got involved in the sneaker culture Then i was introduced to BAPE and started really getting into this whole new world of street wear! And that was it from there is was all streetwear! So that was back then, now i barely wear street wear!
September 8, 2009 @ 05:49 PM
racz

Post: 95

Join Date: Mar 2009

Location: Brooklyn, NY

the whole hip hop scene. always rocked ecko when i was younger but now have really got into all sorts of street wear brands such as the hundreds, 10 deep, diamond supply co, etc.
September 9, 2009 @ 01:42 AM
themessenger

Post: 33

Join Date: Jul 2008

the same with the other guy. Stussy paved the way for me prolly 2 years ago.
September 9, 2009 @ 01:53 AM
k2dedication

Post: 862

Join Date: Nov 2008

Location: northside OMaha aksa...

looking for a pair of nike blazers because they were all completely dedstock at that time.nun at any stores around period. then the clothes started lookin dope to me

youtu.be/8L5K5z4HAdA

September 9, 2009 @ 01:56 AM
k2dedication

Post: 862

Join Date: Nov 2008

Location: northside OMaha aksa...

Mid-06, Thanks Lupe


yea lupe played a huge part bacc in 06. i was in the 8th grade (in 2006) and i was the only kid wearin slim fits and chucks

youtu.be/8L5K5z4HAdA

September 9, 2009 @ 02:06 AM
lukenstein

Post: 176

Join Date: Sep 2008

Location: Australia

Skateboarding

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