Sunday, April 24, 2011

[VIDEO] Beastie Boys "Fight For Your Right (Revisited)" Short Film in Full

The Beastie Boys revisit their first mega-hit in this star-filled, action-packed short film. Set in the wild mid-80's, this semi-autobiographical short is jam packed with foul language, casual destruction, and is topped off with the comedic presence of Danny McBride, Elijah Wood and Seth Rogen as the Beasties, with Will Ferrell, Jack Black and John C. Reilly playing older Beasties. Oh, who else is in it you ask? Expect cameos from the talents of Rashida Jones, Will Arnett, Adam Scott, Rainn Wilson, Ted Danson, Roman Coppola, Steve Buscemi, Amy Poehler, Jason Schwartzmann, Alicia Silverstone, Laura Dern, Kirsten Dunst, Chloe Sevigny, Maya Rudolph, David Cross, and Martin Starr..yea, impressive. Enjoy!

Stussy x Marvel "The Ultimate Teamup" Collaboration

This year, the release of several Marvel projects has prompted several collaborations, including the much anticipated Stussy x Marvel "The Ultimate Teamup" Collection. Series One of the collection drops April 27th and features nine designs of Marvel's most recognized and celebrated superheroes. Each purchase includes a limited a limited edition pack of Stussy x Marvel trading cards (while supplies last).

Series Two will release on May 6th and will spotlight nine guests artists interpretation of their favorite Marvel characters.

Check out more after the jump..

Volvo's Concept Universe

This week, Volvo Cars premiered their Concept Universe at the Shanghai Auto Show. Built entirely by hand and taking over 8000 hours to finish, the Concept Universe is the brand's solution to the question "What is a beautiful car?" After being acquired by Geely, Volvo looked to create a fluid and sculptural car that is simple, elegant, and overall, a designers dream.
With Volvo’s new tie to China in mind, the design director brought a more philosophical dimension to the design, as he wished for a car “with the depth of the universe and just as welcoming as the sun rising over a calm ocean.” This extraordinary brief brought about unexpected and inspiring discussions among the designers, and the director got what he wished for. The depth of the grill, with its layered design, luminary effects and planetary feel, resembles the universe, while an illumination bar between the tail lights reflect the colour spectra of the sun and the moon rising. Made of rubber compounds..[more here]

via // YankoDesign

Coca-Cola 125th Anniversary Bottles

Bulletproof teamed up with the NWEN brand team to help design Coca-Cola's 125th anniversary strategy. Coca-Cola's consistent and emotional advertising was a key directive for Bulletproof in their successful execution of revisiting Coca-Cola's rich heritage, creating 330ml cans that feature the Varga girls, capturing the Coca-Cola image perfectly.

via // thedieline

The FADER Annual Icon Issue #73: Notorious B.I.G.

The FADER releases an Icon issue every year highlighting some of the industries most prolific artists, such as Aaliyah, David Byrne, and Nina Simone. The features are compromised of details from the artists closest associates that gives an inside perspective on each artists lives, in and out of the studio. The artists profound impact are felt through each write-up and this years edition is no different. This year's issue focuses on Notorious B.I.G., a man that left the world too early and who's contribution to rap not only changed the game forever, but also influenced some of today's most successful artists.

The FADER story by Andrew Noz is available for reading now, check it out here.

[VIDEO] Marvel's "Little Thor"

See what happens when the "mite-iest" of mortals wields Thor's hammer...

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

DC Comics x PENTAX x Warner Bros. RS1500 Collector Pack

In celebration of the upcoming Warner Bros. film Green Lantern, WBCP and PENTAX have collaborated on a very unique “DC Super Heroes RS1500” collector pack featuring child (and adult) favorites such as Green Lantern, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Superman, Catwoman, and The Joker.
Each RS1500 will come packaged with seven different skins highlighting the well known characters, a 4GB SD card, and a Green Lantern protective camera case.

 via // PENTAX

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Schott NYC x Converse White Leather Jacket Chuck

Back in December, Converse previewed their Chuck Taylor Leather Jacket in black and have returned with the summer appropriate white colorway.
The Leather Jacket Chuck is the result of two retail originators and is a true representation of Schott NYC, the first company to put zippers on jackets, and Converse, the original American shoe company. The shoe is part of Converse First String, their boutique line highlighting true ingenuity and engineering. The Leather Jacket Chuck exemplifies supreme craftsmanship and features heavy-duty hardware, quilted lining, leather patchwork,  and a beautifully imprinted Converse detail. Oh, yeah, did we mention a rear zip entry and zips under the laces?

Available April 15,2011 in unisex pricing. MSRP $150 at select Converse First String retailers.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Ann He Photography

This Dallas based aspiring fashion photographer is a mere 16 years old and is responsible for these wonderfully composed images that appear to have been taken as effortless snapshots, resulting in a nostalgic and genuine feel. It will be a pleasure to see her images grace the pages of the worlds best fashion publications, it's only a matter of time before Anna Wintour takes notice. Enjoy.

Check out more of Ann He's work after the jump..

[VIDEO] OFWGKTA Vice Photoshoot with Terry Richardson

Some shots from the Vice shoot after the jump

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

2011 Coachella Set Times Posted

Coachella is a short three days away..the set times are finally up..

via // coachella

Junya Watanabe Comme de Garcons Men's Gingham Anorak

Junya Watanabe's ultra cool summer jacket is inspired by the anorak and features blue and white gingham, a drawstring hood, mother of pearl buttons and a storm flap at the neck. Cop it at Goodhood.

Rodarte at MOCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art presents Rodarte: States of Matter, an exhibit featuring the works of fashion and costume designers Kate and Laure Mulleavy of Rodarte. This is the first West coast solo exhibition of their work w/more than 20 pieces from Rodarte’s Spring 2010, Fall 2010, and Fall 2008 runway collections, as well as original costumes designed by Rodarte for the Oscar nominated film Black Swan.

The pieces will be on view until June 5, 2011.

UNTOLD Navy Forces Mark XI Watch

Japanese label UNTOLD recently released their Navy Forces Mark XI Watch in four colorways, black, khaki, black/gray, and navy/gray.

via // daylife

[VIDEO] Erykah Badu "Fall in Love (Your Funeral)"

Erykah Badu hits us with some new visuals off of her latest release, Return Of The Ankh.

Directed by Creative Control.

P.A.M. Moccasins

Australian duo Perks and Mini a.k.a. P.A.M. released their latest hand made marvels, 100% suede mocs. Get 'em here.

via // glltn