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Essentials: Borre Akkersdijk

StyleComments ⋅ 3 days ago
Borre Akkersdijk is a man with an agenda. Being one of the pioneers in the wearable tech trend and heading his own textile development studio byBorre, Akkersdijk’s work takes him across the world from developing novel ways of integrating tech i...

Essentials: Aleali May

StyleComments ⋅ 6 days ago
In the competitive world of fashion, Aleali May is one of the latest talents to stand out. Here, we get a look at her simple but nonetheless characteristic Essentials. Pairing her unique style with a deftness on social media, the fledgling model, sty...

Essentials: Josh Rubin, Founder of Cool Hunting

StyleComments ⋅ 8 days ago
An interactive designer turned publisher, Josh Rubin has been intimately involved with online lifestyle magazine Cool Hunting since its inception in 2003. As such, it is only natural that the website is a reflection of his own discerning tastes, whic...

Essentials: BB.Suit 0.2 by Borre Akkersdijk

StyleComments ⋅ 10 days ago
We take a short break from covering the daily necessities of influential creatives for this special edition of Essentials, which features the various components required to manufacture Dutch textile development studio byBorre’s groundbreaking w...

Essentials: Jack Toledo of KR3W

StyleComments ⋅ 13 days ago
As skatewear brand KR3W continues to spearhead innovative collaborations within the skateboarding world, we peer into the essentials of KR3W’s apparel design director Jack Toledo. Toledo is very much the embodiment of the creative direction of...

Essentials: Daniel Wu

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 8, 2014
Presenting the Essentials to one of Cantonese film industry’s most illustrious, our latest installment peeps into the travel must-haves of Daniel Wu, a Hong Kong-American actor, director, producer and model. Trained in the martial art of wushu...

Essentials: Joe Hahn of Linkin Park

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 1, 2014
Joe Hahn should by now be a familiar name to HYPEBEAST readers, owing to his storied career as American rock group Linkin Park’s DJ and programmer. Building on his experience directing some of Linkin Park’s most viewed music videos, with...

Essentials: Tobin Yelland

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 24, 2014
No new name to skateboarding-documentary, Tobin Yelland published his first photograph in Thrasher magazine at age 15. A year later, Yelland shot his first advertisement for Venture Trucks, and his career in skateboarding film has snowballed ever sin...

Essentials: Brandon Jennings Video

VideosComments ⋅ Sep 19, 2014
During his day job, you might be familiar with Brandon Jennings as a maestro of sorts – conducting the Detroit Pistons offense with grace and finesse. Off the court though, this takes on a whole new meaning. The 24 year-old point guard is something o...

Essentials: Ron English

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 17, 2014
A man who’s retained his artistic sensibility while captivating those in the world of fashion, toy design and many more, Ron English’s work has earned accolades in a number of genres. Best known for his POPaganda series, English is known...

Essentials: Neek Lurk

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 15, 2014
Our latest Essentials installment features Neek Lurk, a self-styled ‘professional LURKER.’ Having grown up in the formative days of the Internet during the early 2000s where forums and message boards ruled the roost, Lurk has since naviga...

Essentials: Stevie Williams

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2014
A respected figure in the action sports realm, Stevie Williams has gone from strength to strength within the industry. What started as a dream to pursue professional skateboarding, which prompted him to leave home at the young age of 14, has develope...

Essentials: James Goldstein

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 1, 2014
Multimillionaire and NBA superfan, James Goldstein joins us for the latest edition of Essentials. In this installment we get a glimpse of his avid interest into the sport and his refined fashion preferences. Frequenting court side seats with his...

Essentials: Yasiin Bey

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 27, 2014
A man who requires no introduction, Yasiin Bey formerly known as Mos Def recently dropped by to share his Essentials with us at HYPEBEAST HQ. While Bey currently calls both Paris and Cape Town home, he is constantly on the move, holding with him a nu...

Trade Essentials: Enrique Vijande of Freemans Sporting Club

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 25, 2014
Born in Havana, Enrigue Vijande has been honing his craft since a young age when he was introduced to the art of tailoring by his grandparents. In 1980 and at 22 years of age, Vijande left for America where he worked professionally at the legendary m...