For the first installment of The Artist Series, born and bred Chicago illustrator Alan Zhang gives us a peek into his sketchbook. Page after page, the book is filled with highly detailed scenes from Zhang’s creative mind. Zhang has a background in product design and has freelanced for esteemed streetwear labels in Chicago. When he’s … Continue reading Artist Series : Alan Zhang
In this day and age, you may find “streetwear” labels attempting to move up the ranks of fashion into what would be formally considered “designer.” At McQ by Alexander McQueen, you will see quite the opposite. McQ is the younger brother label to the storied Alexander McQueen brand, who’s legacy lies in its theatrical and … Continue reading RSVP Gallery for McQ by Alexander McQueen Autumn/Winter ’15
We have to admit, the last few weeks since our debut of the “Neon & Nonsense” web series have been fairly eventful. Our follow-up episode kicks off with a glimpse at our in-store event with G.O.O.D Music’s latest signee Holt, which included collab tees, good vibes, and a surprise free pizza delivery. After the event, … Continue reading Neon & Nonsense: Episode 2
The word “streetwear” is always up for discussion and in recent times “elevated” has been prefixed to the style of clothing. While the label modification can be a brand’s easy way out of the pigeonhole, actions speak louder than words and in this case “labels.” Elevated streetwear holds on to the styling cues from the … Continue reading “Elevated Streetwear” in NYC w/ London Zhiloh
“I like reducing things to what’s essential. I like erasing the unnecessary, doing things shorthand and getting to the point,” says Rick Owens. The minimalistic spirit of the DRKSHDW designer is both an explanation for why his diffusion label name has no vowels, but also what attracts us to the collections time and time again. … Continue reading RSVP Gallery for DRKSHDW Rick Owens Spring/Summer ’15
New York City was the place to be last week and naturally we made the short trip from our headquarters in Chicago to the east coast. The city that never sleeps was even more lively than usual as both New York Fashion Week and All-Star weekend took over the streets. We kick started our week … Continue reading RSVP Travels: NYFW / All-Star Weekend ’15
Common Projects are our pick for an every moment shoe, with their clean design and premium leather seamlessly taking us from one occasion to the next. This season, take your pick from the classic Achilles silhouettes or the bolder high-top boots. Just be prepared to never want to take them off.