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CROWNED by Street Etiquette

CROWNED is a portrait series by Street Etiquette that depicts the styles of 12 individuals through the lens of Andre Wagner that showcases the subject’s personal hairstyle. Inspired by the likes of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, ASWAD, BDK. and the Native Tongues collective, it’s clear that personal style starts at the top and matriculates downwards. The entire feature can be seen here

Fujifilm X Globe-Trotter X Harrods – X-Pro1 Briefcase

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Fujifilm is not taking any shortcuts when it comes to the promotion for their latest X-Pro1 digital camera. This camera is the first model from the series to feature the interchangeable lens. Fujifilm partnered with Globe-Trotter and Harrods to design this exclusive briefcase, which safely houses the body, lenses, and filters. The all black case is accented by tan colored leather corners, handle, custom name tag, and gold latches that could make James Bond envious. Lenses included in the package are 18mm, 35mm, and 60mm sizes and there will only be 12 of these cases available exclusively at Harrods in London

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Papa w/ Reverend & The Makers live in Sheffield Tramlines Festival

Recent fan footage of Papa with Reverend & The Makers live in Sheffield Tramlines Festival. Enjoy!

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Lindsay Lohan Playboy Photos

For a tidy sum in and around $1 million USD, entertainment’s modern day bad girl Lindsay Lohan made the jump to be forever immortalized in the world of Playboy. Set to cover the spread of the first issue of 2012, here’s a look at what to expect from the troubled star who very evidently has been styled to mimic a previously distressed Hollywood star, Marilyn Monroe. 

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Denham x Method Furniture ‘Journeyman’ Trunk

Today we present the result of a beautiful collaboration between denim brand Denham and Scottish furniture makers Method. Inspired the history of traveling, Method constructed a beautiful steamer trunk for the jeanmaker. Both light weight and extremely robust, the birch lined trunk is outfitted with everything a jeanmaker could need. Handcut leather handles and the 200 interconnected traditional joints are only a few of the outstanding details that can be found on the trunk.

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Primitive x Rook: The Jaro Sisters Video

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Purveyors of beautiful women rejoice, as Primitive and Rook have gotten the Jaro sisters, Justene and Dawn respectively, together for the first time professionally on video. The model-driven series of T-shirts are sure to fly off the shelves much in the same way the clothes flew off the Jaro sisters bodies during the photo shoot with Rook’s, Joseph King. This collaborative effort is available in limited quantities at Primitiveshoes.com.

Oh and if your looking for more pics of these girls you can go here! Enjoy!

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LEGO x Moleskine Notebooks Collection

The legend of LEGO bricks joins the legendary notebook for this limited-edition Moleskine ledger collection. This is the latest in a series of products that plays with pop icons of our times, including Woodstock, Pac-Man, Petit Prince and Star Wars. Offered up in four different Ruled and Plain Notebook versions, each contains a printed themed flyleaf, an inner pocket, a color-coordinated bookmark and 10 adhesive labels representing LEGO bricks and LEGO men to personalize your records and pages. The LEGO limited edition will be available at the Moleskine Store and on shelves worldwide starting March 1, 2012.

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Kate Upton by Terry Richardson

Kate Upton is all over the place and has become in no time one of the most successful American models. The cover of Sports Illustrated certainly did not hurt. Here is now a studio session with Terry Richardson.

Photography: Terry Richardson

McQ 2012 Fall/Winter Collection Lookbook

face Miles Langford takes center stage this season in the lookbook for Alexander McQueen’s McQ Fall/Winter 2012 collection. The young British model plays dress up, presenting a carefully crafted marriage of appeals that balance the collection. Cropped and fitted, fur and leather, pleat and tartan, graphic and knit pieces come united as the McQueen brand stylishly straddles the line between modern and classic within a chic line up.

NEIGHBORHOOD x Dehen 2012 Capsule Collection

Japanese brand NEIGHBORHOOD announces its latest collaborative venture for a series of outerwear pieces with storied Oregon-based knitting company Dehen. Encompassing two styles, the small gamut features a stadium jacket and cardigan, both noticeably detailed by vintage-enthused badges and logos that seemingly pays homage to some significant areas in Japan as well as representing the two parent brands. Slated to release in the New Year, look out for this range at NEIGHBORHOOD stores in Japan.

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Kanye West 2012 Fall Collection

Varying in style from his premiere runway show, Kanye West recently displayed his 2012 fall/winter collection. Simple yet bold design combined with intricate tonal pieces rounded out the collection, which was also characterized by an array of textures including leathers, fur and lace. A handful of accessories taking the form of handbags were also included. An edgy and confident theme was emphasized by the models, each of whom had tied-back hair and smudged eyeliner for West’s sophomore collection.

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Billionaire Boys Club Fall 2012 Preview

Continuing on with a number of well-established themes the new BBC line sees a full range of clothing featuring bold patterns and logo treatments. Varsity jackets are a stand out as usual. Above, Pharrell Williams is seen amongst some of the new goods with PROJECT Show president Andrew Pollard.

Photography: Pete Williams/Highsnobiety.com


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Music Video: Kanye West ft. Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz – Mercy

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Swerve. Directed by Nabil.

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Niggas in Poorest Official Video - Yassin Bey

Here is the video for Niggas in Poorest by Yassin Bey A.K.A Mos Def. The video was directed by Yasiin Bey & Set Free, edited by Andre Cole and “produced by Yasiin Bey, Set Free and Andre Cole for Fellowship Mission”.

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New Balance ML574 – Year Of The Dragon Pack | Preview

A new year is just around the corner and in many of the Asian countries, they celebrate the new year with a new zodiac animal. Next year happens to be the year of the dragon and New BalanceAPAC Project, otherwise known as Asia-Pacific Project, will be launching the Dragon Year pack. The pack comes in four colorways, gold, black, yellow and red, with each sneaker detailed by dragon inspired graphics on the uppers. In particular, reflective materials were used on the uppers of the gold version, making it shine at night. Embossed N logo on the side mimic the scales of dragons and ‘龍’ character is incorporated on the tongue tag, meaning ‘dragon’ in Chinese and Japanese. Release dates are yet to be confirmed, however these are scheduled to be released around early January 2012 and mita sneakers are already taking pre-orders of these kicks.

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ANYthing – Spring/Summer 2012 Collection Lookbook | With Venus X

Keeping with its tradition as a brand for New York City’s underground culture, aNYthing (aka A New York Thing) enlisted Venus X as the model for its Spring and Summer 2012 Collection Lookbook. A rebellious herself, the green hair New York original is leading the resurgence of punk music and fringe art in the Big Apple. Seen as an agitator, for reasons good or bad, Venus X often controversial and blunt approaches have won her plenty of fans and foes. Yet thanks to her GHE20G0TH1K mixed genres and media party, none could dismiss her considerable influence on New York, the same way how aNYthing have shaped neighborhood by East Broadway, a junction point between NYC’s Chinatown and Lower East Side.

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A Bathing Ape – 1st Camo Flight Jacket

A mere jacket in the likeness of the MA-1 issued by the U.S. Air Force, the 1st Camo Flight Jacket by A Bathing Ape is a careful rendition of the original, with the exception of its camouflage appointment on the nylon twill shell and leather appliques on front. Based on the A Bathing Ape’s 1st Camo pattern, hidden among the shades of greens and browns is an A Bathing Ape logo. Lined with vibrant orange inner lining for additional warmth and those occasional emergencies, theA Bathing Ape’s 1st Camo Flight Jacket is now available at select BAPE store locations in Japan with an international release in the near future.

 

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