Category: Fashion

Streetwear: Should We Follow The Hype?

“We’re all just sheep, herded by these big companies, being told what to do and what to buy by them,” Azuwan exclaimed as I was writing down notes for my interview with him, catching me off guard with the statement. The owner of Goodfellas, and forum head of KLKIX on Facebook does have a point. I look at my Ultraboosts while he rants on about capitalism and animal related analogies. Like it or not, we were all victims to this thing called the hype, even at the slightest. I bought my shoes on a whim, knowing that these were...

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Guy Punches Another In A Heated Debacle – All Because Of Sneakers

FALCON PUNCH RIOT !!! Malaysia Sneakers Scene Today??? Pukul Curi??? Need Name. . A post shared by SSM NO : SA0367529-A (@store_box) on Nov 10, 2017 at 7:42pm PST 3 days ago on the 11th of November, came the news that Adidas were dropping the Pharrell Williams Hu NMD “Trail Holi”, at selected Adidas Originals Retailers. It’s not an uncommon sight to see lines days before in anticipation of such a coveted collection, so naturally, people queued up for it, some a day before in order to be able to get a pair of one of this year’s hotly...

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The Transmutation of Timberland and MADNESS

Chinese Streetwear Icon Shawn Yue Mixes His Style Into Timberland Timberland seems to be on a roll with the constant collaborations in the end of this crazy year. The latest one, a collaboration with Chinese streetwear label, MADNESS, focuses mostly on winterwear or at the very least, temperate climates, featuring a 6” Gore-Tex® Fabric/Leather Boot, Gore-Tex® Cruiser Jacket and a Down jacket. Aptly titled “TRANSMUTATION,” (A process where one chemical element is transformed to another), the collaboration brings together flagship level craftsmanship and attention to detail into its garments. Inspiration behind the design came from Shawn wanting to use...

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About A Look: #HYPEBAE

Welcome back to About A Look, where we dress up and we show you our interpretations of the theme! That being said, this week’s theme is hypebae – so named after the female-focused offshoot of streetwear site Hypebeast. Streetwear is a very personal style, but unfortunately – the majority of streetwear brands are targeted at men. More and more women are getting on the trend now, what with the advent of athleisure as socially acceptable and other sportswear inspired silhouettes. Now, on with the show! Yasmin, 18 Intern Let me start off by saying that this #AboutALook theme this...

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Rag And Bone Preview New Star Wars Collection

I’m not going to insert any Star Wars puns into this article, because we’re better than that. I will however talk about Rag And Bone’s newest Star Wars Collection, that’s soon to be released on the 1st of December. Collections from the universe of Star Wars isn’t new, plenty of designers have taken inspiration from the world and its following culture, having gone from R2D2 swimsuits to C3PO leggings to Obi-Wan styled drapes. Now the NYC label is releasing a limited-edition collection, very much inspired by the franchise’s functional but futuristic aesthetic. The idea has been floating around since...

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