Letting the Dogs Out – A Look at the Return of Sandals in Fashion

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 17, 2013
For decades — centuries even — men have been strapping sandals to their feet, from Roman-style leather slip-ons and designer “mandals” to Birkenstocks and Tevas. You may have worn a pair yourself at some point; that is,...

Polls: Is the Perpetuation of High Fashion in Hip-Hop Played Out?

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 12, 2013
High fashion brands for the most part have been reliable rhyming content for rappers to announce their riches. Marrying this with their endless budget for an extravagant getup, the two entities often intersect. While obvious luxury brands like Versac...

HYPEBEAST Eats… Fried Hake Fish Sandwich by David Malbequi of Prima

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 9, 2013
Seafood is a dividing topic amongst mealtime friends, a delicate subject that pungently permeates discussion and brings true preferences to light. Despite all this, it’s hard to deny a good beer-battered fish on a summer day, especial...

Polls: Do You Like the Rick Owens x adidas Collaboration?

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 28, 2013
Call it an overblown Seinfeld reference, call it a space shoe, or call it the next great silhouette – but Rick Owens’ new collaborative endeavor with adidas is impossible to deny. From a design perspective, especially given Owens’ forward...

Polls: Do You Like Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ Album?

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 21, 2013
Following from My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy — which Kanye West recently told The New York Times wasn’t his best effort — Mr. West deliverers his sixth solo album via Def Jam Recordings. Featuring legendary artists like Daft Pun...

Pen & Paper: Gage Hamilton

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2013
Looking through Gage Hamilton’s portfolio, you’ll find works that range from quirky to refined while always current in his street-inspired subjects. This can be said for many an illustrator and freelance artist of today, but what sets Ham...

Does Rick Owens x adidas Signify a New Chapter in Footwear?

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2013
One needs to look back almost half a decade, when Jay-Z first donned his pair of ato matsumotos and subsequently opened up the streetwear and hip-hop worlds to sneakers beyond the usual Gucci monogrammed joints and Prada America’s Cup. Since th...

Polls: PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2013
The time has come again where we pit two highly anticipated products head-to-head and ask you guys (the readers) which one you’re most excited to get your hands on. With the unveiling of so much video game-related news this week at E3, we reall...

HYPEBEAST Eats… The Pirate Kitchen featuring Erik Idos, Cindy Ko and Lindsay Jang

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 13, 2013
The brainchild of Yardbird’s Lindsay Jang and fashion and lifestyle blogger Cindy Ko of Cindiddy.com, Pirate Kitchen will host their inaugural event with the help of Nobu InterContential Hong Kong’s Executive Chef Erik Idos and WANG...

The Maha Gang: Bringing Maharishi to Life

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 12, 2013
A public housing estate in South London is an unlikely place to be swarmed by streetwear heads, the type that brand managers don’t understand and would like to hide away. But these young men show resilience about their existence when they speak of...

THROUGH THE LENS: Steven Taylor featuring John Mayer

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 12, 2013
From Pharrell Williams to Serena Williams, Los Angeles-based photographer Steven Taylor has snapped candid, yet telling photographs of the world’s finest athletes, musicians and creative people. His acute sense of portraiture is immediately rec...

THROUGH THE LENS: Evan Tetreault

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 11, 2013
The modern photographer must rely on digital formats in order stay relevant. Film has become overshadowed by digital in recent years, but by no means does this signify that film is becoming obsolete; especially with enthusiasts like Evan Tetreault in...

RETROSPECT: George H.W. Bush’s Nike Air Max 90

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 3, 2013
While collaborative and commemorative editions of sneakers come almost as frequently as if not more than the release of new original concepts (and understandably so given the time needed to conceive them), it just isn’t every day you’re d...

Shoe Porn: Ellis Cooper

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 1, 2013
Model: Ellis Cooper Featured: Air Jordan 11 Photographer: Willie T

Can Uniqlo Set the Agenda for Affordable Technical Clothing?

EditorialComments ⋅ May 30, 2013
As the world watched golf pro Adam Scott button up his newly awarded green jacket to become the first ever Australian to win The Masters in its 77th year, one couldn’t help but notice the subtle Uniqlo embroidery peeking out from behind his not...