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The Influential and Innovative Style of OutKast, Era by Era
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The Influential and Innovative Style of OutKast, Era by Era

Atlanta, Georgia has long been a hotbed for hip-hop artists, but—due to record execs an...

By Jacob Victorine December 6, 2017 16 Comments
Brunello Cucinelli: Philosopher King or Steward of Small Town Life?
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Brunello Cucinelli: Philosopher King or Steward of Small Town Life?

One of the greatest privileges of money and power is the ability to influence how you a...

By Jacob Victorine November 9, 2017 13 Comments
Levi's and the Staying Power of American Innovation
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Levi's and the Staying Power of American Innovation

Levi's jeans are one of, if not the most, iconic garments on the face of the planet. Th...

By Jacob Victorine November 8, 2017 13 Comments
Five Military Footwear Styles That Transformed Fashion
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Five Military Footwear Styles That Transformed Fashion

We may think of military footwear as a relatively modern invention, but military boots ...

By Jacob Victorine October 18, 2017 18 Comments
Why Vetements Wouldn’t Exist Without Cindy Sherman, Walter Van Beirendonck and Bernard Willhelm
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Why Vetements Wouldn’t Exist Without Cindy Sherman, Walter Van Beirendonck and Bernard Willhelm

There are few designer brands that have received more praise than [Vetements](http://ve...

By Jacob Victorine October 12, 2017 19 Comments
Five Chinese Designers to Know Right Now
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Five Chinese Designers to Know Right Now

Over the past ten years, China has seen its fashion industry explode. Countless high-en...

By Jacob Victorine September 21, 2017 16 Comments
A Shop Guide to Atlanta
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A Shop Guide to Atlanta

Atlanta has been an influential player in American popular fashion for decades, often d...

By Jacob Victorine September 18, 2017 18 Comments
Made in China: China’s Evolution From Mass Production to Home Grown Design
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Made in China: China’s Evolution From Mass Production to Home Grown Design

For roughly the last thirty years, China has been known as the epicenter of cheap, mass...

By Jacob Victorine September 6, 2017 9 Comments
Five Military Garments That Transformed Fashion
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Five Military Garments That Transformed Fashion

Although it may seem that military style has exploded within pop culture only over the ...

By Jacob Victorine August 28, 2017 50 Comments
Six Californian Brands (Not Named Stussy) That Changed Streetwear Forever
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Six Californian Brands (Not Named Stussy) That Changed Streetwear Forever

Despite New York City’s reputation as a fashion and culture capital, a case could be ma...

By Jacob Victorine August 21, 2017 21 Comments
The Continued Cultural Relevance of Stussy
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The Continued Cultural Relevance of Stussy

It’s hard to overstate Stüssy’s impact on streetwear—or even fashion in general; at thi...

By Jacob Victorine August 14, 2017 8 Comments
Five Korean Brands to Know Right Now
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Five Korean Brands to Know Right Now

Despite the rapid rise of Korea’s fashion industry over the past ten years, Korean bran...

By Jacob Victorine August 2, 2017 22 Comments
A-Cold-Wall: How Designer Samuel Ross Embodies A New Wave in the Black Arts Movement
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A-Cold-Wall: How Designer Samuel Ross Embodies A New Wave in the Black Arts Movement

The British designer shifting the artistry of modern fashion

By Jacob Victorine July 17, 2017 21 Comments
A Shop Guide to Lisbon and Porto
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A Shop Guide to Lisbon and Porto

When it comes to fashion, Portugal is not often cited as a #globalinfluencer, but the s...

By Jacob Victorine July 10, 2017 13 Comments
NEIGHBORHOOD: The Patchwork Design of Shinsuke Takizawa
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NEIGHBORHOOD: The Patchwork Design of Shinsuke Takizawa

Of the trinity of cult streetwear brands founded in 1994, [NEIGHBORHOOD](http://www.nei...

By Jacob Victorine June 29, 2017 4 Comments
Maharishi: The Other Trailblazing Streetwear Brand of 1994
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Maharishi: The Other Trailblazing Streetwear Brand of 1994

1994 was groundbreaking for urban culture. Most Hip Hop heads will cite it as the year ...

By Jacob Victorine May 24, 2017 4 Comments