Former The Source magazine art director Chi Modu has a fruitful relationship with hip-hop. Before the days of mainstream popularity, Chi Modu is among the elements that contributed to the monumental uprising of hip-hop through his impeccable talent behind the camera lens. From numerous top selling covers to photographing album art, Modu has had powerful experiences which are captured in this latest collection of t-shirts done with brands Nitraid and Expansion. The shirts each depict various hip-hop related imagery, with the grainy images of the era contributing to the reality of a culture once different from its current stages. Available now at Zygord.
Levi’s Oldest Oldest Pack features the recreation of one of Levi’s oldest living memories from the illustrious Levi’s archives. Uncovered in 1875, the Oldest Oldest denim overalls were found in a Nevada mining town. While the original pair is at Levi’s headquarters in San Francisco locked away in a fire-proof safe, Levi’s have recreated this important piece of history. The 9 oz denim features shank buttons, patented rivets, single needle Arcrute, cinch back and a lone back pocket. Available with a vintage styled shirt and back, the Oldest Oldest pack is currently only available for pre-order among hanon shop’s Silver and Gold members.
Kraken Opus is a producer of large format luxury books featuring iconic personalities and institutions. Kraken Opus is a publishing division of Kraken Sport and Media Limited, the merger of the two is allowing them to expand their horizons beyond purely sports icons. Their latest development is the Kraken Opus x Vivienne Westwood. “Active Resistance to Propaganda” only 900 copies of the book were made in 9 different cover designs and the first editions (all signed by Westwood) are to be auctioned off for charity. The book is set to break the record for one of the largest fashion books to ever be published. Inside exhibits 198 pages of 97, never before seen, photos taken on one of the world’s largest Polaroid cameras. The photos each measure 50cm x 60cm. The literature itself is a manifesto by the woman herself.
Before we’ve shown you the DS collaboration between Bape and Nintendo, now the gold version has finally been released. This DS Lite is completely gold with a white monogram pattern that features both brands signature characters, Baby Milo and Mario. This is an extremely exclusive product since it can only be bought through NFS, Nigo Favorite Shop. Be sure to get one if you can! Available now at Cliffedge.
With their initial series being a hit, Fatcaps are back. Featuring 17 new characters, this new set will surely be sold out quickly. Created by a team of all star graf artists, the reflection of their background is showcased literally, as the heads of all these personalities are shaped in the form of spray can caps. Complimentary to the 3 inch figures will be various accessories. Available in a limited run as a blind assortment release they will soon be available on Kidrobot’s website.
Famous London street artist, the Decapitator, is on the move again. The Decapitator is known for removing the heads of people in various advertisements including newspapers and billboards. And it seems that this time Sarah Jessica Parker falls victim to the Decapitator’s signature murdering style, as she poses headless on a Sex and the City billboard on the streets of London.