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Rick Owens: What to Know About the Designer and Brand
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Rick Owens: What to Know About the Designer and Brand

Why is the avant-garde master such a worldwide phenomenon?

By Rocky Li November 18, 2019 18 Comments
Our Favorite Backpacks For Travel and Everyday
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Our Favorite Backpacks For Travel and Everyday

Backpacks for travel, work and everything in-between.

By Rocky Li And Marc Richardson October 22, 2019 18 Comments
Best Men’s Fashion Watches: 8 Unique Pieces Worth Your Time
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Best Men’s Fashion Watches: 8 Unique Pieces Worth Your Time

Watches worth space on your wrist.

By Rocky Li August 20, 2019 8 Comments
An Introduction to Techwear
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An Introduction to Techwear

A beginner's guide to the world of techwear, as well as the styles and brands that rep...

By Rocky Li August 13, 2019 10 Comments
Chalet Chic: A Brief History of Moncler
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Chalet Chic: A Brief History of Moncler

Clothing as a status symbol is not uncommon. A designer handbag, a large brand name log...

By Rocky Li April 26, 2019 3 Comments
Godfather of Streetwear: The Life and Legacy of Hiroshi Fujiwara
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Godfather of Streetwear: The Life and Legacy of Hiroshi Fujiwara

Japan’s preeminent tastemaker, Hiroshi Fujiwara is the pinnacle of Japanese streetwear....

By Rocky Li January 31, 2019 14 Comments
Simple Made Better: A Selection of Notable Uniqlo Collabs
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Simple Made Better: A Selection of Notable Uniqlo Collabs

Already a worldwide leader in fast fashion, over the past decade [Uniqlo](https://www.g...

By Rocky Li January 15, 2019 18 Comments
The Decline of Diffusion Lines
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The Decline of Diffusion Lines

At their peak in the 1990s and early 2000s, diffusion brands were big business. In the ...

By Rocky Li January 14, 2019 12 Comments
For the OGs: A Selection of Notable Streetwear Releases From the 2000s
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For the OGs: A Selection of Notable Streetwear Releases From the 2000s

Streetwear today is ubiquitous. A blanket statement for anything with vaguely skate and...

By Rocky Li November 29, 2018 11 Comments
Britain’s Oldest Motorcycle Company: A Brief History of Lewis Leathers
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Britain’s Oldest Motorcycle Company: A Brief History of Lewis Leathers

Established in 1892, [Lewis Leathers](https://www.grailed.com/drycleanonly/trending-gra...

By Rocky Li November 20, 2018 4 Comments
In a Flash: A Look at the Life of Ari Marcopoulos
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In a Flash: A Look at the Life of Ari Marcopoulos

For over four decades, photographer and filmmaker Ari Marcopoulos has been capturing li...

By Rocky Li October 25, 2018 5 Comments
Native American History Combined With Japanese Craft: A Look at the Legacy of Goro's
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Native American History Combined With Japanese Craft: A Look at the Legacy of Goro's

Goro’s has garnered a worldwide cult following without so much as a functional [website...

By Rocky Li August 08, 2018 23 Comments
A Few of our Favorite Collaborations Between the Worlds of Fashion and Food
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A Few of our Favorite Collaborations Between the Worlds of Fashion and Food

Brands are constantly searching for ways to earn consumer attention and loyalty. Up and...

By Rocky Li June 08, 2018 6 Comments
"Guaranteed to Keep You Dry": A Brief Look at GORE-TEX
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"Guaranteed to Keep You Dry": A Brief Look at GORE-TEX

When GORE-TEX first came on the market, it was embraced with great enthusiasm by outdoo...

By Rocky Li April 23, 2018 14 Comments
The Nose Knows: A Guide to Buying Fragrances
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The Nose Knows: A Guide to Buying Fragrances

Choosing a fragrance is a highly personal endeavor, but the reward of finding the ideal...

By Rocky Li April 11, 2018 24 Comments
Ready to Rave: 6 Collections Inspired by Club Culture
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Ready to Rave: 6 Collections Inspired by Club Culture

Among the strobe lights and thundering sound systems, a great rave is an immersive, vis...

By Rocky Li March 13, 2018 8 Comments