A few weeks ago, Starter jackets started dropping on the doorsteps of various people in the industry. For a time there, it was a steady flow of jackets. After the well dried up and no HYPEBEAST x Starter Jacket arrived, I tore the office apart in a fit of rage and cried myself to sleep for consecutive nights on this indirect dis. However that all changed when low and behold our own Starter jacket showed up. I spent that night fornicating to the soft silky feel of the jacket. Awaking from their slumber, Starter is set to kick things off with a bang next year. Thanks to Starter for the jacket.
For FAM’s inaugural collection release, they hooked up with three artists for their Music Inspired Artist Series. Jeff Hamada, Stephen Holding and MC Yan all contributed their designs based on the music that inspires them from day to day. A full fledged feature with individual artist interviews and lookbook can be seen here.
For the Christmas season, CLOT sent out a series of special friends & family t-shirts. Two colorways were created, black with red highlights and white with green highlights. Branding comes from a small chest logo. Unfortunately all the CLOT fan boys might be left in the dark with this friends & family.
Taking a page from the dictionary, the word commune refers to a small group of people working as a collective sharing possessions, work and following an unconventional lifestyle. To (COMMUNE), the word’s definition follows closely to the values upheld by (COMMUNE). The use of parenthesis’ illustrates (COMMUNE)’s belief that they are within their own bubble of what they feel is correct by closing themselves off from the the others and the typical representation of apparel. The (COMMUNE) 2007 Fall/Winter Collection is currently available at select stockists.
(COMMUNE) 2007 Fall/Winter Collection Part 1
(COMMUNE) 2007 Fall/Winter Collection Part 2
Freshjive’s founding father Rick Klotz originally cut his teeth in the Los Angeles scene as a flyer designer for clubs and artists in a fledging local scene. From event flyers, Rick Klotz transfered his talents to the cutting room and led to the creation of Freshjive. Taking from a wealth of different musical, political and lifestyle influences, Freshjive became a brand that appealed to a lot of different subcultures. Here’s a look at part 1 2007 Holiday Collection featuring their varsity jacket, t-shirt, hoodie and New Era 59Fifty fitted cap. Available now at select Freshjive dealers.