OFF-WHITE c/o VIRGIL ABLOH 2014 Spring/Summer “OFF WHITE OFF WHITE OFF WHITE” Editorial by Union

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 27, 2014
Highlighting its new stock from OFF-WHITE c/o VIRGIL ABLOH is a brand new editorial from Los Angeles-based Union. Taking a decidedly different approach than Slam Jam Socialism’s stylized “Children of the Sun” imagery, Union’s...

Union x Converse First String 1970s Chuck Taylor All Star Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 25, 2013
For the first time ever, California retailer Union teams with the iconic Converse brand to release a two-part collection of First String 1970s Chuck Taylor All Stars. Each drop is constructed with a premium felted wool exterior and lined with soft sh...

GQ Interviews Over All Master Cloth Creative Director Chris Gibbs

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 22, 2013
Providing a premium, high-end take on Carhartt’s ever-popular Work In Progress range, newly unveiled Over All Master Cloth looks to be one of the more promising recent entries in the crowded menswear market thanks to the expertise of Union̵...

visvim Trunk Show Presented by Union Los Angeles

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 9, 2013
Just last weekend, Union Los Angeles hosted a trunk show showcasing the visvim 2014 spring/summer collection. The invite-only event, held at the Martha Otero Gallery on Fairfax, also gave visitors a chance to take home some of the new items ahead of...

JP Plunier of Feal Mor and Chris Gibbs of Union Talk Vintage Soccer Gear

VideosComments ⋅ Apr 8, 2013
Earlier last month, Feal Mor opened its space for what was the first of its planned annual football (soccer) exhibition. Known for its Brenton sailor sweater — or what the French call the “Pull Marin” — Feal Mor has continued...

Union’s Chris Gibbs Styles Clint Dempsey for Nike

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 19, 2012
After an eventful transfer window that saw U.S. National Team stalwart Clint Dempsey going to Tottenham, it seems only fitting that he received a physical transformation as well. Chris Gibbs of Union in Los Angeles personally curated a number of item...

Heineken x Union x Mark McNairy Saddle Shoe

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 19, 2012
Heineken has announced their partnership with LA-based retail store Union and fashion designer Mark McNairy as part of their “Heineken 100” program. For the partnership, they created a signature colorway for McNairy’s classic saddle shoe in black lea...

Union x Mark McNairy x Sanders & Sanders Corduroy Saddle Shoe

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 27, 2012
The Saddle Shoe from designer Mark McNairy and shoemakers Sanders & Sanders has already seen several handsome and popular renditions, but this rich corduroy upper gives the shoe an entirely new presence. In keeping with Sanders & Sanders cons...

Sacai 2012 Fall/Winter Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 27, 2012
Much of the work of Japanese label Sacai is an exercise in creating harmony through contradictory patterns, fabrics and knit elements. The forthcoming collection from the label is of no exception with its uniquely patterned series of two-tone knits,...

A Conversation with Chris Gibbs

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 5, 2012
Many striving retailers often struggle with uncovering their target demographic’s always-evolving tastes. Setting the men from the boys, the shops that manage to stay relevant through the cloud of contemporary trends do so by enlisting a buyer...

We Are The Market: A Candid Interview with Chris Gibbs of Union

StyleComments ⋅ May 31, 2012
A man undoubtedly familiar to HYPEBEAST readers, Union Los Angeles owner Chris Gibbs recently sat down with We Are The Market and Capsule’s Minya Quirk for a candid reflection on his time in the industry. During the interview, the two reminisce...