Virgil Abloh’s first show for Louis Vuitton will go down in history for a number of reasons, not the least of which is what it means to a new generation to see a Black man helming a major luxury house. And while it might be a personal career peak for Abloh himself, he went out of his way in a recent video interview with Naomi Campbell for British Vogue to credit his crew — Kanye West first and foremost — with his success. Click through to watch the interview.
The Blueprint is a beautifully edited new web/interview series presented by Complex that provides us in raw, honest storytelling from its interviews. Last week, they featured the iconic Jimmy Iovine; this week, Bobby Hundreds sat down with Complex’s Editor-In-Chief Noah Callahan-Bever to discuss his journey of starting the origins and all the things they did to make cement themselves as one of the OG’s for today’s generation in street and skate culture.
I’ve been a fan of Singapore label FALSE for some time now. Back when Lupe Fiasco rapped about the creators – Amanda and Le Messie – in his song ‘Paris, Tokyo’. Seriously.
But then it seemed that things got two crazy for the duo, and they sort of disappeared…
About a year or so ago, Amanda and Le Messie decided to bring the FALSE label back into the spotlight (with the introduction of various other labels they had kept hidden away).
But nonetheless, after all that time, with such a strong following to their name, it did not deter us from keeping an interest in the brand and sharing our interest.
Now it’s time for me to share that interest with you. Hit the jump to find out more about Amanda, one of the co-founders and creators behind FALSE.
Japanese brand A Bathing Ape (also referred to as BAPE) has an exciting collaboration in the works.
BAPE recently teamed up with The Simpsons, one of the most iconic cartoons in the last decade and the longest running cartoon on TV of all time.
For Spring 2014 BAPE has put together the iconic Simpsons characters with its Baby Milo cartoon character on apparel, as well as accessories.