Examining LES INCOMPÉTENTS

LES INCOMPÉTENTS is an independent fashion design studio from designers Emeline Morellet and Stephen Smith. They focus on creating original and artistic takes on apparel. Now that sounds about right for any fashion company, but I mean it when I say it. They’ve come up with very stylish and experimental cuts, lines, and pairings.   […]

BAD THINGS ARE COMING

BAD THINGS is a skate-rat inspired fashion company coming out of New Zealand. They make clothing and accessories adorned with some playfully badass artwork– grotesque aliens, snakes, evil creatures, and overall radness. These are clothes for folks who grew up on a skateboard, played in a band, or got into some mischief.   BAD THINGS […]

SOCIAL TEASE IS MONOCHROME

SOCIAL TEASE is an apparel brand based out of Montreal with a great straightforward feel. Their collection of tees and prints are all done in black on black. Because of the stark palette, each shirt acts as a canvas for the message in the artwork.   What you get is a dark and mysterious aesthetic, […]

APLIKORE IS THE FUTURE

Benjamin Shihundu is a 3D digital artist that goes by the name APLIKORE. He’s 14 years old. Get that through your head– brotha is FOURTEEN! Based out of Vancouver, the high school prodigy is already a master at creating beautiful digital work. His art blends the real with the fantastic, and the result is astounding. […]

CAREFUL, YET CAREFREE: STEELE & EDITH

STEELE & EDITH is a fashion brand that’s influenced by cross-cultural heritage and respect for all aspects of garments. The result is a casually sophisticated take on tops, bottoms, and outerwear. The attention detail and quality of construction is a sight to behold. These are definitely upscale items that aren’t loud or brash– yet bold […]

ELEGANCE + EFFICIENCY: NOVA SUPPLY

NOVA SUPPLY is a clothing line created by Clayson Fletcher. Based out of Toronto, the brand finds the middle ground between comfort, elegance, and militaristic utility. This relaxed style is expressed with soft and breezy materials that are assembled to look sturdy and functional. There’s a hint of Issey Miyake and Eileen Fisher, with a […]

RELAXED, REFINED: MCMARDEN

MCMARDEN is an apparel brand with form and functions designed to get you through the day with style. These pieces have perfect weight for an evening out. The materials are high quality, yet airy and flowing. These shapes, patterns, and colors create a fresh look that feels breezy. The Los Angeles based clothing line focuses […]

OMERTA: THIS THING OF OURS

OMERTÀ is a Milan based apparel company with designs inspired by mafioso. The black foundation of their palette most likely represent darkness and shadows- a place where the activities of organized crime take place. The Godfather & Carlito’s Way typographic treatments are nods to classic Italian gangster actor Al Pacino. But this streetwear collection isn’t […]

PARTY ON: PRAY FOR US

PRAY FOR US is fashion for the club scene. The clothing brand is based out of Milan, and they are all about the rave and party life. These high-quality garments are worn during adventurous nights out, and will keep you looking sexy as the beat goes on.   The collection speaks bold phrases that clubbers […]

CHRROTA: A DYSTOPIAN COMPLEX

CHRROTA is fashion inspired from cyberpunk anime and the latest in military technology. Taking cues from popular brands like ACRONYM, STONE ISLAND SHADOW PROJECT, and ARC’TERYX VEILANCE, CHRROTA blends technical utility and style together. What you get is aggressive angles, packs, pouches, and pockets galore.   Even those these clothes represent the future of fashion, they […]