Wednesday, 27 November 2013

staple, 10.deep, HUF & black scale for art start




Four of the most respected street brands in the industry have joined forces to create a limited edition collection for the award winning NYC charity - Art Start.

Jeff Staple of Staple Designs, Scott Sasso of 10.Deep, Keith Hufnagel of HUF and Michael Yabut of Black Scale all come from different parts of the globe, but are all connected by the love of their work, and wanting to inspire and support others. I could listen to all four of them talk all day, watch the video above and just soak in the inspiration they give off for you to achieve exactly what you want in life.

Their collaboration will release on Black Friday - November 29th with 100% of the profits donated to Art Start.


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Tuesday, 26 November 2013

10.Deep Holiday 2013 “Midnight” Lookbook


10.Deep have taken inspiration from day turning to night to create their new holiday collection. The collection rightly titled ‘midnight’ features dark blue and black tones throughout with Hawaiian floral prints, which are a strong favourite for the brand. The brilliant white accents add depth to the print designs to bring to life the colour palette of a tropical night sky.

Yet again styled and executed perfectly, I love every piece in the collection – the brand go from strength to strength each release and perfectly put out brilliant men’s streetwear with formal elements. The colour pallet also features dusty pink tones for a classic button down shirt – and the almost world flag like print on another. There are a number of pieces i have my eye on for the collection, so be sure if you live in the UK to keep your eyes on the brand distribution company Out Of Step for release information over here! 

Amongst the botanical and paisley prints the brand have incorporated Japanese text detailing as a tribute to the fictional city of Neo Tokyo also. The full lookbook is viewable here and the collection is set to launch tonight at 11:59pm EST on the brands online store.

see the full collection below - 
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Yoshifumi Egawa x BAPE “A SKATING APE”



For Fall/Winter '13 professional skateboarder and A SKATING APE collaborator Yoshifumo Egawa fronts the 'A Skating Ape' video. Taking on the Tokyo cityscape, riding through the busy streets effortlessly. Head to toe in A SKATING APE's winter collection he sports a number of graphic tees, bright zip up hoodies and jackets. Showing the garments versatility and function - the video has a laid back feel which flows well with the brand and the collection.



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Friday, 15 November 2013

rockwell by parra - survivor collection



so as you may know i am a ginormous parra fan, he could pretty much draw an illustration and set it in his famous colour palette on anything and i would buy it - i've popped some pictures of favourite pieces from my ever growing parra collection in for your viewing pleasure!

so when i spied today the new collection was due to release at 15:00CET i became so very overexcited! especially after seeing the images crop up of what will be available in the collection - needless to say the collection excels the last one with phone cases, key rings, bags, jackets and t-shirts and another brilliant skateboard deck design (AT LAST!)

i'm poised and ready to rock when it goes on sale and it's safe to say the skateboard deck will be coming home with me - or else! and be sure to have your trigger finger ready when it hits release time! 

check out the pictures of my favourite items below! PARRA I LOVE YOU!

rockwelll by parra online store

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Monday, 11 November 2013

asics gel lyte iii 'urban camo'

on friday afternoon these babies landed on my desk at work, my very own teeny size urban camos. having had my eye on this particular colourway since the preview snaps earlier in the year i have been waiting for these to release - and although at first i thought asics had left us small footed peoples out i was happy to get my paws on my prize UK4 in these!

put together in probably my 3 favourite colours - soft grey, black and baby blue they are the most incredible GR release i've certainly set eyes on in a while. the all grey toe is by far one of my favourite design concepts that asics is famed for - and the design actually even reminds me of my custom made in the USA new balance. the quality and fit is on point, i did worry the sizing would be a bit all over the place, but i should have had more faith as they fit like a dream.

unfortunately the weather has turned meaning i'll have to be super careful dodging puddles in these, but its safe to say they won't be coming off my feet for a while! they are still available over on drome's website.

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Wednesday, 6 November 2013

blogger crush #1: yo! merystache


so, i just stumbled across a fantastic streetwear, lifestyle and culture blog - http://www.merys-tache.com/ and just fell in love so felt i needed to share it with you all. i also came across the image (above) which pretty much sums up my life - sweet things and sneakers! the blog is run by Merys Berrada - the face and brains behind it, and it's safe to say i am fully girl crushing right now over her coolness - she even runs a store where you can buy sneaker necklaces!
head over and enjoy the blog for yourself.


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married to the mob x lil debbie


street-wear for queens married to the mob is back, with an incredible collection after their court battle against supreme. the brand presents their holiday 2013 collection, as modelled by lil debbie. 



i absolutely love the collection - the branding, design and logos stand out as their own. the collection features tees, crew necks , crop tops and much loved two pieces in a gorgeous leopard print. i've always had respect and awe for the brand and leah mcsweeney the brands brains and creator who's ethic is;
'TO GIVE A VOICE AND EDGINESS TO WOMEN WHO COULD HOLD THEIR OWN LIKE A MAN, BUT HAD THE FINESSE AND APPEAL OF A LADY.'
i've dropped some snaps below of the look book images and also my favourite picks from their webstore available now; the famous 'supreme bitch' has been given a bold twist in the new collection and i love it.
shop the collection here
about the brand here

check out the full collection below -
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Tuesday, 5 November 2013

no boys allowed x timberland x motel


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something a little different today. with the winter weather drawing in all i can think about is the fact my favourite trainers are going to have to be boxed away waiting for the weather the fair up again. thankfully female sneaker consignment store no boys allowed have us girls covered for the winter chill. 

operating from the netherlands, a place we have to thank for some of our much loved stores. NBA prides in stocking the best, most exclusive kicks for girls. the ranges span through all brands from runners such as new balance and nike to the more solid heritage brands such as dr martens. 

whilst browsing their webstore i came across some super cute, girly timberlands - perfect for dressing up a plain jersey dress with knitwear layered up and long socks these timberlands add a tomboyish, but still retaining that soft feminine finish to any winter look - whilst keeping you warm and dry also! i absolutely love the white detailing on the navy pair especially the white stitching adds a crisp finish with the gum sole to finish it off. safe to say i'm writing my christmas list now for these!

- i've put together an outfit post below for how i would dress them up for a night out at the fireworks. motel rocks have the perfect selection of day dresses for layering up this winter - motel webstore



both pairs are available online now for 190EURO
no boys allowed webstore
no boys allowed instagram / twitter / facebook



h&m biker style coat - £59.99 - available
asos grid ankle socks - £4 - available
h&m thick knit socks - £4.99 - available
motel phillipa cut out dress in black/white/polkadot - £45 - available
motel bucket bag in black python - £35 - available




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Sunday, 3 November 2013


so some of you may know i also contribute to a rad unisex fashion blog owned by some of my best girls! recently we attended the adidas 2014 collection viewing in their london HQ and got some great detail snaps of all the collections to show you all, so be sure to keep your eyes on the unisex mode in the next few days for our individual favourite items and the beautiful collections.



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Saturday, 2 November 2013

stefan janoski x nike iD x pendleton


if the roshe run x pendleton sneak shots weren't enough to fill your love of the famous woolen mill, this coming monday (4th november) another nike iD concept is set to launch - one which incorporates one of my favourite nike silhouettes - the nike sb stefan janoski. 

the partnership adds new level to nike iD through new and exciting fabrics to construct with and also allowing it to expand onto skate silhouettes. the collaboration comes after the tremendously successful and continuing partnership with liberty of london and also some of our favourite nike materials such as safari and more recently elephant print.

it's not just the classic wool that the brand is offering up for us to run wild and design away till our hearts content of course, there will be a range of their staple and signature patterns - hopefully a lot of them! 

it's yet to be revealed if europe will see the launch the same day as america, so we can do is cross our fingers and hope that nike haven't let us down! (of course nows the time to call in a favour from any american friends if so!)

keep both eyes on the nike iD blog/twitter and webstore for updates on the launch, and make sure your poised ready by your computer for designing this monday!

so i wonder whats next for nike iD next year? personally i would love to see 3M as an option!



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