Watch How Babylon LA & Trash Talk Channel Hardcore Punk and Los Angeles

A look into the California imprint’s and band’s design and music ethos.

By //Fashion

Today we see music and fashion more intimately connected than ever. Brands have promoted artists’ involvement from simply modeling in lookbooks to appointing them to high-level positions within the company. Artists themselves have also begun to not only produce tour merchandise but create their own (sometimes namesake) labels.

One of the few establishments that exhibit a refreshing connection between music and clothing is Babylon LA. The brand, helmed by Lee Spielman and Garrett Stevenson of the hardcore band Trash Talk, is directly influenced by the band’s experiences of making music and being on tour. Babylon’s designs impart the punk ethos with a DIY aesthetic that characterizes both their creativity and anti-establishment ideologies.

The brand is also directly representative of the band’s base of Los Angeles and California, Lee tells us. Through the brand and its store – complete with public skate bowl – he’s been able to create what he’s always wanted since he was a kid.

Check out the video above for more on Babylon LA, and stay tuned to HYPEBEAST TV for fresh and exclusive content.

Read Full Article
VideoTrash TalkBabylon LAGarrett StevensonLee Spielman

You may also like

Union LA Presents Jil Sander's Spring/Summer 2018
Fashion

Union LA Presents Jil Sander's Spring/Summer 2018

Dark minimalistic silhouettes.
2,969 Hypes 1 Comments
Union LA & Pleasure Collaborate on Disco-Inspired Garments
Fashion

Union LA & Pleasure Collaborate on Disco-Inspired Garments

Fueled by Indonesia’s EDM scene.
2,408 Hypes 3 Comments
Some Ware Unveils New Cut-and-Sew Pieces In Union LA's Winter 2017 Editorial
Fashion

Some Ware Unveils New Cut-and-Sew Pieces In Union LA's Winter 2017 Editorial

Using vivid color and asymmetrical printing for its newest garments.
2,119 Hypes 0 Comments
King Krule and Babylon LA Partner for Exclusive Pop-Up Shop
Fashion

King Krule and Babylon LA Partner for Exclusive Pop-Up Shop

Featuring limited merch.
4,234 Hypes 0 Comments
John Elliott & Dr. Woo to Reveal Exclusive Capsule Collection at Union Los Angeles
Fashion

John Elliott & Dr. Woo to Reveal Exclusive Capsule Collection at Union Los Angeles

Circle December 16 on your calendars.
2,157 Hypes 0 Comments


What to Read Next

À La Garçonne & Vans Release Two Hand-Painted Pairs of Authentics
Footwear

À La Garçonne & Vans Release Two Hand-Painted Pairs of Authentics

Bold red and deep black options.
4,260 Hypes 0 Comments

'Transformers: The Last Knight' Releases Its Second Full Trailer
Entertainment

'Transformers: The Last Knight' Releases Its Second Full Trailer

It’s all about Izabella.
13,059 Hypes 0 Comments

The Latest UNDERCOVER x Levi's Collaboration Offers Personalized Denim Jackets
Fashion

The Latest UNDERCOVER x Levi's Collaboration Offers Personalized Denim Jackets

Vintage models swathed in dark washes.
8,049 Hypes 0 Comments


A 'Candy Crush' Show Is Coming to TV This Summer
Entertainment

A 'Candy Crush' Show Is Coming to TV This Summer

Watch contestants “compete on enormous, interactive game boards featuring next generation technology.”
542 Hypes 0 Comments

Nike LeBron 14 Gets White, Iridescent and Translucent Treatment
Footwear

Nike LeBron 14 Gets White, Iridescent and Translucent Treatment

Perfect for spring.
1,123 Hypes 0 Comments

Netflix Does Away With Its 5-Star Rating System, Thumbs up or Down?
Entertainment

Netflix Does Away With Its 5-Star Rating System, Thumbs up or Down?

There’s a new way to show how good or bad a title is.
2,713 Hypes 0 Comments

More ▾