Adidas Originals is the iconic sportswear label for the street with the message – ‘Celebrate Originality’. It is born in sport heritage, but lives in contemporary lifestyles and strives to inspire all in their everyday lives.
It is marked by the iconic Trefoil logo that was first used in 1972. Today, adidas Originals brings adidas heritage from the past into the now, playing on its ability to stay relevant for all walks of life, regardless of time, place, style and passions.
Launched on 2012AW as experimental collection by Japanese designer Kazuki Kuraishi and Lucas Price, a contemporary artist from Bristol, UK. The collection started off as a unit project surrounding art, music and clothing. Lucas’ art and design is incorporated and used as a motif throughout the collection. A standard design of uniform and work-wear is also one of the key elements, mixed with one of a kind graphics.
Established in 2001 in a time before the concept of the ‘blog’ existed. It was, and still is, a playground to experiment with new formats, new concepts of editing and transmitting news digitally - but surely also analog. What started as a one-way channel soon evolved to a global multi-way communications network. From the first posts and features, BEINGHUNTED has matured over the past 14 years to a platform for creative ideas. In recent years the focus has been on bringing hidden treasures from favourite eras - Medieval Times, Renaissance & Baroque - back and onto T-shirts.
West Coast surfers RVCA have hooked up with the folks at the long-standing, legendary surfing apparel label Birdwell Beach Britches for a summer capsule collection. Entirely made in the U.S., the capsule comprises key surf essentials like boardshorts, jackets, tees, surf totes as well as the obligatory beach towel. Both ingrained in the SoCal surf scene, according to RVCA’s founder, Pat Tenore, the collaboration was a no-brainer partly as the two brands are neighbors just down Newport Beach’s 55 Freeway. According to Tenore, the idea was ingrained in him 15 years ago following a visit to Birdwell’s factory in Santa Ana.
Having grown up in the 90s, Avi Friedman, better known as Avi Gold, took an interest in street culture having been influenced by his older brother, spending time in downtown Toronto and travelling through Europe. It was the exposure to a broad variety of sources such as magazines, mixtapes, skateboarding videos, and rap videos that opened his eyes to a whole other world of existence. In the early 2000s, Avi Gold helped launch an online publication with a group of friends that was well ahead of its time and was later instrumental in building Sneeze Magazine, a large format publication based in Vancouver and New York. Currently, Avi Gold resides in Toronto and serves as a creative consultant on various projects all while creating his own bootleg products.
Brain dead is a creative collective of artists and designers from around the world. With its disruptive, graphic-led approach, the brand takes its cues from post punk, underground comics, skateboarding, and the spirit of subculture as a whole. Brain dead is not one person, nor is it one idea. It sits in the space between people.
Founded by Hamilton Carhartt in Detroit, the company started out producing work overalls in 1889. Evolving from the Carhartt legacy, Carhartt Work In Progress (Carhartt WIP) represents the forward-thinking way of living that still encompasses the classic aesthetics of the iconic brand. Not only do they remain true to Carhartt’s core values by making high quality, durable clothing but they have also withstood the test of time with their individual approach to apparel.
CASE STUDYO is a publisher and producer of artworks by contemporary artists. They collaborate with artists from a broad artistic scene. Because CASE STUDYO are triggered by the changing boundaries of the art world, different forms and places of creative expression and the abolishment of predefined rules they do not limit themselves to a certain style or visual language. CASE STUDYO let there eyes and feelings go towards artists they consider to be important within the interesting and changing times we live in.
Civilist Berlin:With a name paying homage to the city of Berlin’s rich history, Civilist evokes the spirit of the city as it spreads the good word of skateboarding. Civilist is an impressive example of what the core of skate stands for.
In 1908 the iconic Converse footwear started life as a humble basketball sneaker, it has since become a worldwide classic.
Death Rite was a Sydney based zine from late 88-91. Covering metal & crossover from around the world through the era of tape trading and zines. Over the course of the zine they covered a diverse set of bands – Morbid, Nihilist, Hellwitch, Bloodcum, Demolition Hammer, Soothersayer, Sindrome, Morbid Angel, Tribulation, Virus, Stupids, Nocturnus, Sadistic Intent, Autopsy, Righteous Pigs, Mission of Christ, OxLxD, Immolation, Outrage, Extreme Noise Terror, Deranged, Mass Confusion, Lethal Overdose plus more. Death Rites is a small line paying tribute to that era.
Founded 97 years ago in Texas as the "US Overall Company", Dickies is the ultimate in heritage American workwear. Nearly a century old, the blank canvas of its uniform pieces have been adopted by subcultures from punks to skaters the world over.
In-house out-put. Seasonal offerings of t-shirts, jackets, hoodies, hats, stickers and home goods. Accept our sacrifice.
Down by the river, Ancient crumbley lost civilizatiion, Green seeds, 70's logo types, Early 80's Comics (Dr Strange, Master of Kung Fu, Green Lantern etc), Gasface reincarnated (currently 9th time), Mid-late 90′s Skate, Think Skateboards (when Mike Giant did it), MadCircle (when Twist did it) Space cakes, Early Disney (before it became McDisbucks) Early 80's Lotus Esprit, Raygunomics, Operation Doomsday, Yardbirds, BluePort, Barnesy, TCA, Mushrooms, LSD, Rave (first time round) then Jungle then Drum n Bass, Hand painted tees, Skinny outlines, when drips were bad, Pumpkins, GaSix, Kidney play pressure, Homeboy magazine, Egs, 80's Lambo Countach.
Launched late in 2013, under the brand name Goods by Goodhood, the store’s first in-house collection of tees, shirts, tops, stickers, bags and homeware arrived. From seditionaries inspired graphics on Goodhood own-brand T-shirts, to 4 colour, screen-printed vinyl stickers designed by the founder himself.
Have A Good Time are a small crew based in Tokyo, who run a tiny shop on a back alley in Nakameugro that deals in weird and wonderful books, music, art, toys and clothes gathered from their travels as well as a couple of small clothing labels and their own in house line. The clothing has gained popularity in Japan over the last few years, which lead to bigger collaborations with Beams and Isetan, but remains fairly unknown and extremely hard to get hold of internationally.
Lifestyle brand focused on producing limited runs of counter culture inspired goods. Columbus, Ohio.
Once referred to as “New York’s Pirate Radio,” online streaming station, Know Wave Radio, is a community space for people to come and talk about the things they like, whether it be art, hip hop, or skateboarding.
Kuumba are well established Japanese incense creators who have built a strong global image upon their distinctive and imaginatively named scents. More recently the label have extended their endeavors to work on various collaborative projects with the likes of Stussy World Tribe, Neighbourhood, Supreme and Clot.
Pub culture, skating, music, sex and sarcasm. There has always been an unhealthy dose of dark humour that rests under the carpet of Australiana and that's exactly what "LAST CALL" is tapping into. A side project by pro skater Sammy Winter, "LAST CALL" is a slice of reality where taking the piss and explicit fun echo the day and rule the dark nights.
Maiden Noir was launched in 2005 by friends Nin Troung and Toshiyuki Suto, and is storied around the mythical tales of the ‘Son of the Seventh’, with each successive season representing a new chapter in the brand’s legacy. Designed in North America and Japan, Maiden Noir is strongly influenced by the vintage military aesthetic, which is apparent in the intricate detailing featured throughout the collection.
Makr was founded by designer and artisan, Jason Gregory in Winter Park, Florida. His love of design drove him to craft a smart selection of accessories and bags that fit well with any man’s lifestyle – from the corporate executive to the surfers or chefs who just want nice, useful items that are built to last. Jason shared in a recent interview, “I appreciate products created with thoughtfulness and care.” It shows…
Hailing from Canada, MAPLE draws inspirations from the landscape and rich heritage of the true North. In the pursuit of creating premium accessories they utilize quality components to ensure uncompromising durability and ruggedness – a necessity born from unrelenting winters. Influenced by the integration of Western and Aboriginal culture, MAPLE pairs an appreciation for nature and a refined attention to detail. Focusing on providing sustainable products, each piece is designed with functionality in mind, crafted with care, and created to be enjoyed over a lifetime of use.
Max Pittion brand was born in the 20's, in Oyonnax, a small town located in the southern Jura (French Alps). Ever since, the sunglasses have been re-created and re-produced with the same high degree of excellence.
Luxury eyewear by Tommy O'Gara, former president/director of DITA Asia, and Shinsuke Takizawa, creator of NEIGHBORHOOD. The brand is named for the native sons who returned from the World War and kick started the "Industrial Design Revolution" with both avant-garde and utilitarian designs that are still admired today. Only the best materials are utilized with the revival of old world manufacturing methods incorporated by Native Sons. All acetate frames are cellulose based and feature a signature star-nut hinge configuration, while the metal frames are created with high-grade titanium; all frames feature antique plating and hand finished details.
Founded in 2013 by Andre and Antwon of the Nature World collective as a lifestyle brand that encapsulates the aesthetics of Punk and 'Street', bridging the gap between the two cultures that influenced the artists in the collective. Sleek and simple designs give way to contrasting imagery with complex ideology. A true subculture brand for the modern jams.
Menswear label OAMC has ventured into the eyewear space with its new division, OAMC Optics. Founded by former Supreme designer Luke Meier and former Carhartt creative director Arnaud Faeh, the vision behind the line was to create modern eyewear that harmoniously fused design, innovation and functionality. The duo decided to partner with longtime veteran Tommy O’Gara (formerly of Dita), applying theLight‘s cutting edge studio in Sabae, Japan to construct one-of-a-kind pieces using high quality materials. Each design begins by being hand-drawn and carved, and finished off with custom laser-etched branding.
Ormolycka - Circa 2005. Overwhelmed since 2011 or so, getting through things always. Bad at customer service. Deleting negative comments since 2012.
In just two and a half years, Palace Skateboards have become London’s most prominent skateboard company. It’s unique visual identity and sense of play have made Palace important in a skate world bogged down by corporate bores.
Cult label Perks and Mini (P.A.M) has been a part of Melbourne’s independent fashion scene since establishing in 2000. Run by husband and wife team Misha Hollenbach and Shauna Toohey, P.A.M’s distinctive aesthetic is best described as visual pandemonium. Their seasonal collections of men’s and womenswear are characterised by bold print designs informed by visual puns and idiosyncratic imagery. In their words, ‘P.A.M clothes are for wearing, for communication, they are made for action: dancing, cycling, jumping fences and nice restaurants.’
Simple, Durable, Functional, Timeless. Distinctly unique style, simple and sharp. Exquisitely sourced materials and solid cuttings, durable and comfortable. Great functionality to keep organised, extremely practical. Classic shapes, long lasting styles.
PRMTVO (pronounced pri-mi-tivo) is a Los Angeles based clothing brand inspired by all things space, folk, ambient, ethnic, homemade, improvisational, jungle, lo-fi, drone, psychedelic, ritualistic & tropical.
CHILL OUT RELAXING CLOTHES Is 100% inspired by CHILL OUT by The KLF We only use the sights, sounds , samples, colors, textures, landscapes and ideas contained within CHILL OUT. CHILL OUT RELAXING CLOTHES is definitely not a fashion label or street wear brand. CHILL OUT RELAXING CLOTHES makes clothes and accessories for chilling out.
Richardson Magazine is an annual journal of art and culture which focuses on sex and sexuality.
Sarcastic Clothing originally founded in 1996. The focus of the brand was and is alternative contemporary menswear and it played a part in the pioneering of the street fashion movement of the 90’s. Since this was a developing market at the time, sales and distribution were focused in Japan and select US and European locations. The success of Sarcastic led to the opening of the brand’s flagship store in Harajuku from 1999 to 2004. As the market started to grow in America, Sarcastic Clothing took a hiatus while the designer did work for a few established contemporary brands. Currently Sarcastic Clothing with direction of the original designer, continues with limited items and is selling to select shops in Japan.
Sneeze looks to expand the street-inspired culture of skateboarding to unexpected references, places and images. The magazine is an authentic guide to modern street culture and lifestyles. Sneeze is a poster size, less-is-more, full-color, no binding, soft-fold publication. With a page size this large, full-bleed images and ads become posters/art for our readers’ walls. Each turn of the page is unpretentious, honest source of surprise.
Soulland was founded in 2002 and is owned by designer Silas Adler and CEO Jacob Kampp Berliner. Soulland’s design principles and aesthetics have their origins in Scandinavian artisanship combined with a contemporary feel.
The SSDD (Same Shit Different Day) brand was created as a modern tribute to the independent spirit of classic American style. Both the name and logo are a testimonial to Erik Brunetti’s unique vision and approach to apparel design, and exemplify the soul and lifestyle of the brand. The foundation of SSDD lies in timeless wardrobe staples, authentic selvedge denim, military-grade chinos, thermals and flannels.
The original Supply Store opened in November 2002 on Brisbane St in Darlinghurst, Sydney. Launching with Silas, goodenough, Gimme V, Head Porter, P.A.M, TONITE, Visvim and others. Now in 2012, whether working with established international brands on limited tier product or supporting independent brands coming up, they continue to work hard to offer a set of brands and products unique to the market.
Vans, the original skate shoe has stood the test of time since 1966. We offer the classic styles as well as the Syndicate collection. Syndicate is available exclusively at select independent skateboard retailers, Vans Syndicate celebrates the diverse heritage of ideas, attitudes and influences that make up skateboarding’s unique culture.