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Heather Grey Wall & Mark McNairy New Amsterdam Pop-Up Shops at Space Ninety 8

Forging a new retail concept far apart for its familiar Bohemianism theme, Urban Outfitters recently established Space Ninety 8, an experimental storefront in Brooklyn that will be hosting two pop-up shops for Japan's Heather Grey Wall and Mark McNairy New Amsterdam starting this month. Located within the...
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Freshness Conversations: Big Sean on his adidas Metro Attitude Collab

Big Sean got his big break in a way that seems as if it were grafted a melodramatic after school special. The story goes like this: working as a telemarketer in Detroit and battling regularly on 102.7, the area’s hip-hop station, Sean heard that Kanye was at...
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The Influence of Kanye West

Few figures have had the impact on so many varied sectors of culture as Kanye West. After toppling the rap game, Kanye quickly parlayed his influence to the fashion and sneaker arenas. Kanye burst onto the hip-hop landscape by crafting a signature hip-hop production sound by chopping...
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BRANDBLACK: Form and Fashion

In today’s basketball sneaker landscape dominated by monster-sized companies, a few bold brands are elbowing their way the into the arena to compete. BRANDBLACK is one such competitor. Founder David Raysse is no hack new-jack designer looking to simply slap a new color scheme onto a retro...
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British Knights x DRx Romanelli: The Return of a Hip-Hop Royalty

While Nike and adidas still reign supreme over today’s dominion of athletic footwear, we’ve seen the resurgences of Reebok, Puma, and even Ewing during the last few years. All have made the leap back to our collective consciousness except for one – British Knights.
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Freshness Conversations: David Obadia, Co-Founder/Creative Director of BWGH

“Effortless Cool” is one of the few phrases you think of when you see the designs from BWGH. Still, its full name, Brooklyn We Go Hard, conveys something otherwise. From the minds of David Obadia and Nelson Hassan, BWGH is, first and foremost, a fashion label of...
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