Fraser Moss: Collector’s Spillover

EditorialComments ⋅ Oct 11, 2010
Collecting is a prevalent hobby in our culture as sometimes weird and quirky items become our affection. Sneakers, clothing, vinyl, toys, cameras, candy bars, regional McDonald’s pies, their innocent nature can sometimes involve a more mean...

KAWS: PassingThrough

EditorialComments ⋅ Oct 4, 2010
Brian Donnelly, more commonly known as KAWS, has become one of our culture’s most storied artists and designers. From his graffiti roots and re-appropriation of art in public spaces, the New-York based creative took a slow and calculated ro...

Michael Kopelman and Andrew Bunney: Working with Basics

EditorialComments ⋅ Sep 14, 2010
Without any conscious effort, Dickies has made itself a mainstay of streetwear for many generations. We took the opportunity to delve deeper into the brand’s history and its recent The Hideout collaboration. Enjoy!

Greg Rivera: Here’s the Weird

EditorialComments ⋅ Sep 6, 2010
Originally conceived as a medium for their innovative graphics representing their own world of music, horror and kaiju-inspired iconography, Mishka has developed remarkably over the years. Our latest feature sits us down with brand founder Greg River...

Uffie: What the Future May Hold

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 31, 2010
Coming off a music collaboration with Pharrell Williams earlier this year, Ed Banger artist Uffie recently celebrated continued success with an all-new collection launch alongside Diesel. We caught up with her on a recent trip to Hong Kong, touching...

Marco Beghin: More Than Just Paper

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 26, 2010
Moleskine has become one of the most visible paper and notepad brands out there today. An opportunity to speak with Marco Beghin meant getting to the bottom of how a paper brand can co-exist and succeed in an increasingly digital world.

Hirofumi Kiyonaga and Hiroshi Fujiwara: SOPHISTICATION

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 16, 2010
This past weekend, SOPH. founder Hirofumi Kiyonaga officially cut the proverbial ribbon to his first location outside of Japan on a busy Hong Kong street. This interview sheds the proper light on the man behind a seminal series of brands.

Peanut Butter Wolf: Bridging Vinyl & Digital

EditorialComments ⋅ Aug 2, 2010
Not relying on prototypical marketing tactics, Stones Throw has creatively released original music touching the pulse of our era. We sat down with label head Peanut Butter Wolf to discuss the complex issue of the modern music industry, the story behi...

Essentials: Faces of London

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 26, 2010
Our latest HYPEBEAST Essentials feature highlights five influential personalities in the London circuit and looked into the essential items that play an integral role in their every day lives. Enjoy!

Eiichiro Homma: The Past in the Present

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 19, 2010
Before the explosion in outdoor/workwear-based fashion, Japan’s nanamica had quietly plied its trade maintaining a focus on re-living the aesthetics of the past. We spoke with Eiichiro Homma, nanamica’s Managing Director, to gain further insigh...

DJ Toshio Matsuura x Porter Trolley DJ Bag

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 13, 2010
Together with Porter’s Kenichiro Matsubara, we discuss the details of a special project between DJ Toshio Matsuura and iconic Japanese bag makers Porter. The outcome is the Porter Trolley DJ Bag. Enjoy!

A Day at The Track: Gourmet

VideosComments ⋅ Jul 1, 2010
Since bursting on the scene with a collection of lifestyle shoes inspired by one of the greatest signature sneaker franchises of all-time, Gourmet has come into its own. Offering a collection featuring both timeless profiles as well as some silhouett...

Kenneth Cappello: Capturing 30 Years of Stussy

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 28, 2010
Chosen to shoot Stussy’s 30th anniversary, we took the opportunity to speak with photographer Kenneth Cappello about his beginnings, his opinion on the state of photography, and how he approaches his line of work.

HYPEBEAST & adidas: adiCup 2010 Herzogenaurach Contest

EventsComments ⋅ Jun 25, 2010
With the New York City, Tokyo, Berlin, and London legs of this year’s adiCup officially wrapped up, we move on to the next participating city: Herzogenaurach. In celebration of this year’s Adicup, we’re teaming up with adidas to give away one Her...

In Tokyo with Nigel Sylvester

VideosComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2010
Last month, one of New York’s most notable BMX riders Nigel Sylvester took a trip across the world to Tokyo as part of a Gatorade-sponsored event. Hoping to get some solid riding in throughout some unfamiliar landscapes, unfortunately Mother Na...