Essentials: Richard Kelley

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 13, 2013
Famed Formula 1 photographer Richard Kelley is the latest personality to be featured in our Essentials segment. Having documented the grandest tales, alongside some of the most fascinating and notorious personalities in motorsports history, Richard K...

Essentials: Fredo Santana

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 11, 2013
Our next installment of Essentials takes us to the personal belongings of G.B.E’s (Glory Boyz Entertainment) Fredo Santana. Older cousin to Chief Keef, the Chicago native made headlines last year after appearing on the video for ̶...

Essentials: Jonathan Freedman of Brutus

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 9, 2013
Known for its denim, classic shirting and timeless British tailoring, Brutus was founded in the ’60s and is synonymous with British subcultures such as the mod and skinhead movement. The label was recently revived in 2009 by Jonathan Freedman,...

Essentials: MIHARAYASUHIRO

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 6, 2013
Tokyo-based fashion designer Mihara Yasuhiro, well-known for his partnership with PUMA that began over 13 years ago and his eponymous menswear label MIHARAYASUHIRO, is riding off the recent success of his collaborative 2013 fall/winter collection wit...

Essentials: Davidson Manaloto of wings+horns

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 4, 2013
Precursing the success that wings+horns has achieved today, parent company CYC had been supplying fabrics to Supreme, Alife and others for numerous seasons. Playing to their strengths, CYC helped Canadian fleece products make their way into various c...

Essentials: Ronnie Abaldonado of the Jabbawockeez

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 27, 2013
Having broken onto the scene with two dance troupes – the Jabbawockeez and Super Cr3w – Ronnie Abaldonado has already made a name for himself as a premier usher of B-boy culture to the world. Now with 20 years of experience and success under his...

Essentials: Jessie Andrews

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 25, 2013
In a slight digression from the menswear and streetwear-centric individuals that our Essentials posts feature, this time around we upended the purse of Los Angeles-based Jessie Andrews. Identifying herself through a diversity of career paths, Andrews...

Essentials: Jay Read of Jilted Royalty

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 15, 2013
Headed by Jay Read, UK-based Jilted Royalty may still be in its budding years but its unique disposition in fashion has already anchored a loyal following from a number of subcultures. Growing expediently, the “Jilted family” as Read ment...

Essentials: Yasmin

EditorialComments ⋅ Nov 8, 2013
Having first shaken up the British music scene as a DJ and singer/songwriter, Irani-Scottish songstress Yasmin has grown from a bustling musical force to a prominent figure in the streetwear industry. A prevalent female sneakerhead and a force to rec...

Essentials: Sir Richard Branson

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 6, 2013
Hailed as a business magnate and one of the industry’s most innovative entrepreneurs, Sir Richard Branson not only holds the the hugely successful Virgin label to his name, but also stands as one of the most iconic business venture stories in t...

Essentials: Markus Freitag

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 4, 2013
You might have seen FREITAG’s unmistakable box logo across bags and accessories in urban areas, represented by a wide variety of people: messengers weaving in an out of traffic, at the feet of square frame-wearing designer types scribbling furi...

Essentials: David Ben David of Sprayground

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 1, 2013
A self-made man and entrepreneurial exemplar, David Ben David started Sprayground about two years ago in New York City. Since blowing up on the backs of influential wearers, Ben David and his brand now sit at the forefront of the backpack ‘revi...

Essentials: Eugene Tong

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 30, 2013
While it seems a pronounced trend today, Eugene Tong’s innovative manner of dress in cut & sew menswear mixed with streetwear and high fashion was one of the first examples to polarize high against low. Admired by such photographers as Tomm...

Essentials: Matt Singer

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 28, 2013
Since leaving Jack Spade for his own pursuits in fashion design, Matt Singer continues to present clean-cut silhouettes as part of his eponymous label. Catering for the refined traveler, everything from the oxford button-down, belt, to tote is crafte...

Essentials: Daniel Maynard of ZANEROBE

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 25, 2013
Showing a strong proclivity towards trending movements in menswear, ZANEROBE has proven itself as a contender among top-tier contemporary labels in recent seasons. Bred in Australia, the brand’s stylistic bearing has successfully resonated thro...