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Masaaki Homma of mastermind JAPAN Speaks On Its Macau Flagship and the Progression of Fashion

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 29, 2014
Japanese fashion imprint mastermind JAPAN rounded out its tenure with its last collection at Tokyo Fashion Week for 2013 spring/summer. While the collection represented the brand’s final seasonal delivery, founder and creative director Honma Ma...

Supreme vs. BAPE: Who’s the King of Collaboration?

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 29, 2014
The rise of modern day streetwear within the last two decades is undeniable. Its relevance in the fashion industry, unquestionable. However, it’s the intoxicating allure of brands collaborating with other entities that has pushed the sector to...

Pen & Paper: Sam Parker

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 27, 2014
A self-proclaimed “obsessive workaholic” who works up to 80 hours a week, Sam Parker is rarely found not making art. In between tattooing, painting and participating in art exhibits, the Minnesota-born artist opened his sketchbook to shar...

Dissecting the Difference Between Japanese and American Retail: Part 3 – The Internet’s Role

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2014
Although loyal allies to the world and innovators within our creative culture, Japan and the United States of America have many obvious differences when it comes to the realm of commerce. Having already compared consumer behaviors in  Part 1 and how...

The HYPEBEAST Guide to Cocktails: The Start of the Night

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2014
Whether you’re finishing a long day’s work or kick-starting a booze-fueled night around town, the first drink of the evening is an important one as it sets the tone for the night ahead. Without inadvertently doing so, cocktail bars often...

André Saraiva Speaks On His Largest Retrospective Exhibition To Date and Parisian Graffiti

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 13, 2014
With graffiti constantly evolving into different styles, pioneers of the much popularized art form continue to receive recognition for their seminal work in the genre. Yet only few have seen success like André Saraiva, who’s not only been highly reco...

Business of Fashion Examines adidas’s “Cool Factor”

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2014
Amid reports of red minuses in adidas’s net profit column for the opening half of 2014, the German giant–and its burgeoning fan base–has been forced to rethink its popular status. Despite its dominance in the World Cup and a bevy of...

London’s Pitt Cue Co. Talks Smoked Meat and Whiskey

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 7, 2014
With its wide and vibrant demographic, London has never been short of diverse cuisine choices. While there’s something to nourish everyone’s palette, meat eaters have enjoyed a more bespoke array of options in recent times. As it seems, r...

The Tall & Short: An Introduction to Japanese Whisky

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 6, 2014
The Tall & Short is an ongoing series about the nooks and crannies in the world of unique, artisanal spirits and alcohol. Co-written by Raphael Holzer and Elliot Faber, both possess an extensive list of accolades and experiences that have tran...

The Design Fellow with Jason Mayden: Small Victories with Vessyl

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 5, 2014
“When it’s organic, it’s better. Don’t force it and don’t reach.” -Jerreau from the album Small Victories by Fly Union In March of 2014, I sat patiently in Cipriani’s – a staple amongst Gotham City’s most illustrious movers and sh...

HYPEBEAST Spaces: 3peat.LA

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 31, 2014
Having already garnered great credibility through its online store and well-seasoned eBay account, 3peat.LA opened its doors for us to look at one of its newest methods for bringing heat to the public – the 3peat.LA showroom. Located in the mos...

Michael Jordan – Rise of the Jumpman

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 30, 2014
The following originally appeared in HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 7: The Legacy Issue. It’s available now at select retailers globally and the HYPEBEAST Store. The chance to meet a personal hero is a rare one. Being able to then work closely with and...

A HYPEBEAST Guide to Watches: Part 1 – Why Do You Need a Watch?

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 28, 2014
Before there was a “home’”screen button on the phone in every pocket and a digital clock in the corner of every computer monitor, the principle means of checking the time was a casual flick of the wrist. But the closer we move to embracin...

Dissecting the Difference Between Japanese and American Retail: Part 2 – A Job Versus a Career

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 15, 2014
From the narrow perspective of a wholesaler, Japan and the United States of America may appear to share many similar buying characteristics, yet our favorite clothiers have an exceptionally different opinion. As examined in Part 1 of our discussion –...

HYPEBEAST Road Trips: 16 Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro by That Food Cray !!!

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2014
One of the most happening places in 2014 for the FIFA World Cup and once again in 2016 for the Olympics, Rio de Janeiro should be on the top of your list of vacation spots. We’ve been bouncing around Brazil over the course of the last month traveling...