AFRA: Beatboxing in Tokyo
Finding inspiration within the Hip-Hop dominated 90′s New York City music scene, Kazunori Kumagai learned from the best, mimicking the styles of beatbox icons through his love for Hip-Hop. We catch up with the Japanese human beatbox himself.
Onitsuka Tiger: Entering the Den of the Tiger
Bringing together a well-designed capsule marked by subtle detailing, Onitsuka Tiger has all the makings to establish an increasing foothold in the realm of sportswear. Designer Shuhei Numata offered us an overview of the brand’s direction, mes...
Uniforms for the Dedicated: A Play of Nonsense
An overview of Scandinavian label Uniforms for the Dedicated reveals the strong-minded ideals from one of the boldest labels in recent times. We chat with Fredrik Wikholm about his role within the collective.
Bruxe x K-Way Windbreaker – HYPEBEAST Twitter Contest
Hooking up with windbreaker brand K-Way, Canadian brand Bruxe is perhaps more well-knwon for their bag offerings as they set the tone on an all-new windbreaker marked by the use of K-Way’s new material, K-Way Plus. The hounds tooth material...
Mike Martin & Ichigo: MASH SF x SAG
The last two years have seen a serious push by the cycling community into street culture. MASH SF and SAG represent two of the industries most respected companies, growing steadily with the movement.
Dee & Ricky: The Twins
A day spent running around the blighted shores of Staten Island was enough to convince us that Dee & Ricky truly write their own rules. Check out this Q&A with The Twins.
Peter Fahey: Sneaker Pimps
After countless stops under their belt, Sneaker Pimps continues to impress under the direction of Founder Peter Fahey.
Mike Giant: Black and White
Legendary tattoo artist Mike Giant shares his thoughts on the current state of tattooing, art culture, and the city he loves.
Jean Touitou: A.P.C.
We caught up with Tunisian-born designer Jean Touitou, as he opened his latest flagship store in Hong Kong, for his heralded French brand A.P.C.
HYPEBEAST x adidas “The Complete Ride” Zeitfrei
To help usher in their all-new cycling-inspired footwear offering, the Zeitfrei, adidas has teamed up with both ourselves and Solebox for the launch of the all the new cycling-themed shoe. From a technical standpoint, the Zeitfrei features low-pr...
adidas Zeitfrei: The Complete Ride
Making our first foray into the world of collaborative sneakers alongside adidas, we catch up with the project’s architects: Jason Chow, Hikmet Hikmet Sugour, and Andy Chiu.