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The Style of Jesse Villanueva | New York, USA

Name: Jesse Villanueva Occupation: Creative Director of ALIFE New York / Co-Owner of Thumpers Speed Shop Top: Carhartt Sandstone (Vest) L.L.Bean Chamois Cloth Flannel (Shirt) Thumpers Speed Shop (T-Shirt) Bottom: 2004 Vintage ALIFE x Levi’s 501 (Denim) Accessory: Vintage (Sterling Silver Ring) Vintage (Electrician Belt) Ray-Bay 54mm … READ MORE

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Evisu Spring/Summer 2014 Collection Lookbook

Japanese denim giant Evisu unveils their Spring/Summer 2014 collection lookbook, highlighting the new garments for the current season. For this collection, the Osaka-based brand looks back at their heritage, paying special attention to floral patterns and exploring embroidery techniques. Furthermore, designers decided to revamp traditional utility-inspired jacketing and reinterpreted … READ MORE

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BIG JOHN -Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

One of the most respected Japanese denim brands, Big John has its origins in workwear, with founder Kotaro Osaki starting Maruo Clothing in 1940. In the ’50s, the brand imported American jeans and tailored them for the Japanese market, and in the ’60s the Big John name was established  while manufacturing … READ MORE

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Lee by NIGO Denim Capsule Collection

The classic American denim brand Lee has tapped NIGO to create a capsule collection that makes good use of the designer’s vintage Americana expertise. Imbued with a heritage workwear aesthetic, the pieces are mined from Lee’s early 1900s archive and take the form of 101 and 131 cinchback … READ MORE

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KITH – Spring 2014 Indigo Collection

An entire year in the making, the Kith Spring 2014 Indigo Collection marks the retailer’s first full-fledged apparel collection. The range comprises a total of 30 pieces, with a comprehensive material story made up of three specific denim washes — Rinsed, Medium and Vintage — that speak to … READ MORE

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Diesel x i-D Magazine – “A-Z of Dance” featuring 26 Moves and Styles | Video

In their ongoing attempt to “re-brand” denim giant Diesel, company founder Renzo Rosso and creative director Nicola Formichetti launched another ambitious project earlier this month. Already with 1 million+ views on YouTube, the Jogg Jean A-Z Dance Video is a visual encyclopedia of today’s hottest dance moves. … READ MORE

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BWGH x PUMA – “JOY” Collection Lookbook

Thanks to its ever-growing fan base and last year’s “Bluefield” collaboration with PUMA, BWGH is expanding its concept even further this year with the “JOY” Collection. While it will be the follow-up to “Bluefield”, BWGH and PUMA made the decision early on to create a full sportswear … READ MORE

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Pop Up Flea New York – Spring 2014 | Preview

Crisscrossed the Atlantic and back, the Pop Up Flea will alter our shopping habit once again with its very first Spring season venue. After a number of requests from both shoppers and fans, the temporary marketplace for menswear will be hosting the Pop Up Flea New York … READ MORE

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Peanuts x A BATHING APE – Collaboration Collection

Charles Schulz’s timeless Peanuts comic strip comes alive this month when A BATHING APE launches its collaborative collection. Along with the much loved Snoopy, the spirited Beagle anthropomorphic attributes, and his bird pal Woodstock, the collection also features Peanuts’ cast of caricatures like Charlie Brown, Lucy van Pelt, … READ MORE

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Billionaire Boys Club – Spring 2014 Collection Lookbook

The lookbook for the Billionaire Boys Club EU Spring 2014 campaign features the photographic handiwork of Dexter Navy, armed as always with his trusty Yashica T4, along with models Sean Lyles, 100s, Niko Da Ikon and Aleali May. Shot on location in Arizona, the arid desert landscape … READ MORE

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Levi’s Celebrating the 185th Birthday of Founder Levi Strauss

A little known fact but today marks the 185th birthday of Levi Strauss, founder of denim label Levi’s and often credited as the original inventor of blue jeans. Born on this day in 1829, Strauss immigrated from the Kingdom of Bavaria (now a state within Germany) to … READ MORE