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Lookbook | Rag & Bone Fall/Winter '15 Preview




 Get ready to armor yourself  for the weather next winter! Rag & Bone has centered their men's campaign around performance based pieces, once again showing that style doesn't have to be compromised for functionality. The collection consists of rubber coated linen and melton coats, flyweight nylon trenches, seam sealed puffas, construction-free felted wool blanket coats, and shearling hooded jackets. Whether you're going after a rugged, luxe street wear, or more refined look they have you covered.

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Documentary: 'Skrillex and Friends' Ft. Lauryn Hill, Janelle Monae, Zedd, A$AP Ferg,Damian Marley, Members Of The Grateful Dead and The Doors



Last week Bonnaroo announced its full SuperJam 2015 lineup. The festival is known for being themed around a specific genre of music and bringing artists and musicians together to perform outside of their known style. Last year's theme was electronics, so who better to enlist to host then  Skrillex?  The DJ/Producer put together an all-star band featuring Big Gigantic, Warpaint and members of The Doors, Grateful Dead, and Incubus. The vision was to create one of the most epic mufti-genre dance parties imaginable, which was a success!  Skrillex and Friends is a seven episode behind the scenes documentary that was filmed leading up to last years groundbreaking show. It features  appearances by Ms. Lauryn Hill, A$AP Ferg, Janelle Monae, Damian Marley, Thundercat,  Mystikal, Craig Robinson and  more.

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Album Stream: Joey Bada$$ – 'B4.DA.$$'



In other birthday news, Joey Bada$$ released his first studio album to mark the occasion. In traditional Joey fashion, the highly anticipated project consists of solid production from the likes of J-Dilla, The Roots, DJ Premier, Statik Selektah, Hit-Boy, and more.  B4.DA.$$ (Before Da Money) also features tracks with Action Bronson, Elle Varner, and BJ The Chicago Kid to name a few.

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Video: Novelist x Mumdance '1 Sec'



In celebration of his 18th birthday, Novelist has released the visual for 1 Sec. It is the title track of his XL Recordings EP scheduled to be released in the states tomorrow 1/21. The project is a two song collaborative effort between the Emcee and producer Mumdance featuring their previously released Shook, as well as the instrumentals for both. Sit back and enjoy, as the duo take you on a trip through London's dark back streets.

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Shifting Our Energy | Again Gone… An Artistic Glance at 'Chi-raq'



Over the past few months, the news has been inundated with tragic stories concerning the insurgence of violence in Chicago. After speaking with our Editor-In-Chief, we decided that it is beyond necessary to address what is going on in 'Chiraq'.  Imagine, a city with so much beauty and history being compared to a war zone. Well, it's real. It is happening, and we (along with so many others) want to take part in finding solutions to rid this beloved city of such a horrific stigma.

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She Is She. You Are You. | Shantell Martin in Black and White

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When most people think of art, they think of intricate paintings or sculptures that they call beautiful simply because someone told them that they were. We have created our own impression on what "acceptable" art is and is not. The way we see it, everyone's mind works as it's own puzzle and we are truly lucky when we get to see someone's inner waves comes to life.

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Fully CHARged and ready to GAUX | Meet Charly & Margaux



Cue the dopest future-soul set at FreeCandy in Brooklyn, NY. Then add a room packed with the most eclectic unicorns, butterflies and mermaids you'd ever want to see in one place. Next, add a black lighting and a bit of incense. Done yet? Not quite. Make the creatures dance all together, warm bodies, hair swinging, muscles contracting, and add... ...my need to use le toilette. DAMMIT! The only thing worse than having to stop the epic party feel, is getting to the bathroom and then discovering...there is NO TOILET PAPER. Cue my side eye. "Uhhhhhhhhhh........" I say nervously. Then cue a voice, "Girl, I got chu!"

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Editor's Pick | Vintage Frames by Cory Shapiro 'Love/Hate' Collection



I have been a fan of Vintage Frames since I was first introduced to the brand back in 2011 or so. Outside of the dope design concepts, the use of classic tooling, and hand craftsmanship that derived from Cory Shapiro not wanting to put anything out that he himself would not wear - I'd have to say that the artistic vision and story put into each collection is what caught my attention.

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Saint Laurent Fall/Winter '14 Men's Sneaker Collection

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 St. Laurent unveiled a selection of four hightops as a preview of their 2014 fall/winter men's collection. The gothic rock inspired sneakers will be available in black and white featuring premium metals, straps, and stud embellishments.  

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River Island Fall/Winter '14

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As one of the most successful retailers in the UK, we can not say that we are surprised that River Island's Fall/Winter 2014 menswear collection has yet again effortlessly meshed head to toe looks with affordable price points for the budget conscious fashonisto. It's no secret that we love our high end designers, however, fashion is an artform and it is more about what and how you put it together rather who you put together (at least in our minds). With design, sustainability, and style at the forefront of their creative process check out their presentation.

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