Karl Smith

Editor
karl.smith@hypebeast.com +852 3563 9035
Karl Smith is an editor at HYPEBEAST’s London office. His interests include ugly shoes, unnecessary jewelry, contemporary art and day-long Lil Peep YouTube rabbit holes. Prior to HYPEBEAST Karl worked at UK-based online music publication The Quietus as a music journalist.
Post Malone, Migos & Lil Uzi Vert Confirmed for Wireless Festival 2018
Music

Post Malone, Migos & Lil Uzi Vert Confirmed for Wireless Festival 2018

Taking on London in summer with Stormzy, Cardi B, J Hus and J Cole.

Reese Cooper Travels to Lone Pine for Staple-Heavy Fall/Winter 2018
Fashion

Reese Cooper Travels to Lone Pine for Staple-Heavy Fall/Winter 2018

Down-to-Earth clothes for a desolate location.

Balenciaga Reveals Pre-Fall 2018 Collection With Lowkey Lookbook
Fashion

Balenciaga Reveals Pre-Fall 2018 Collection With Lowkey Lookbook

The first menswear Pre collection from the Demna Gvasalia-helmed house.

Listen to SiR's Feature-Heavy Debut Album in Full
Music

Listen to SiR's Feature-Heavy Debut Album in Full

When “November” drops in January.

Lethal Bizzle Links With Chip in Visuals for Anthemic "London" Track
Music

Lethal Bizzle Links With Chip in Visuals for Anthemic "London" Track

“Money makes you handsome.”

Nike Reinvigorates the Air Max 97 for an "Eternal Future"
Footwear

Nike Reinvigorates the Air Max 97 for an "Eternal Future"

Coming in three new colorways for 2018 and beyond.

Stone Island's Pertex Quantum Jacket is Prime All-Season Outerwear
Fashion

Stone Island's Pertex Quantum Jacket is Prime All-Season Outerwear

Keep warm, keep dry, but keep it light.

Watch Big Narstie Deliver the Weather Report on British TV
Music

Watch Big Narstie Deliver the Weather Report on British TV

“Please dress appropriately for the weather.”

3.Paradis Brings Head-Turning Tailoring to Fall/Winter 2018
Fashion

3.Paradis Brings Head-Turning Tailoring to Fall/Winter 2018

Permeated by bold graphics and pinstripes.

TAG Heuer Reveals World's Most Expensive Smartwatch
Fashion

TAG Heuer Reveals World's Most Expensive Smartwatch

A 589-stone diamond upgrade.
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