The Business of HYPE

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 15: Ben Baller
Business of HYPE

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 15: Ben Baller

From DJ and Dr. Dre’s head of A&R, to drug and sneaker peddler, to jeweler, and most importantly husband, father and mentor.

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 14: Samuel Ross of A-COLD-WALL*
Business of HYPE

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 14: Samuel Ross of A-COLD-WALL*

The young accomplished designer talks on everything from trading Instagram follows with Virgil Abloh, to leaving DONDA and starting ACW.

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 8: James Jean
Business of HYPE

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 8: James Jean

The illustrator and artist explains how he made the leap from comic book covers to galleries worldwide.

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 7: Yoon Ahn
Business of HYPE

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 7: Yoon Ahn

From Ambush to Dior and beyond.

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 6: Melody Ehsani
Business of HYPE

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 6: Melody Ehsani

The designer explains how she broke into Fairfax’s infamous boys’ club.

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 5: Mike Cherman, ICNY & Chinatown Market
Business of HYPE

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 5: Mike Cherman, ICNY & Chinatown Market

People say your brand dies when you go to Urban. To those, Mike Cherman says: “Enjoy making no money for the rest of your life.”

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 4: Michael Camargo, AKA Upscale Vandal
Business of HYPE

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 4: Michael Camargo, AKA Upscale Vandal

Upscale explains why he doesn’t have interns, why he bought the house he grew up in, and why everything really is Pusha T.

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 3: Aaron Levant, Agenda, Seventh Letter & ComplexCon
Business of HYPE

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 3: Aaron Levant, Agenda, Seventh Letter & ComplexCon

The entrepreneur explains how he moved from graffiti to the streetwear world, and his attitude of ‘oppositional defiance.’

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 2: Sarah Andelman of colette, Just An Idea
Business of HYPE

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 2: Sarah Andelman of colette, Just An Idea

The mastermind behind 213 Rue Saint Honoré explains why she decided to close up shop and start anew.

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 1: Hiroshi Fujiwara of fragment design
Business of HYPE

The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 1: Hiroshi Fujiwara of fragment design

Hiroshi explains how he makes lightning strike twice.

 
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