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DQM Lookbook: Shot in NYC by Suekwon


Check out New York brand DQM’s fresh take on lookbooks. The pics are exactly what they look like: the DQM staff and their friends engaging in their everyday activities. The shots were taken by NYC street photographer Suekwon.

Some of these shots were taken RIGHT in SampleSaleShop.com‘s backyard. Seriously. Can you recognize any of these spots (cough, the Manhattan Bridge, cough) in the LES / Chinatown / Brooklyn?

And, speaking of lookbooks, have you entered our street style contest yet? You can enter as many times as you want, so get goin’.

(source: Hypebeast)


Tokidoki X Sephora Makeup & Launch Event

Tokidoki x Sephora mascaraTokidoki recently launched their Dangerously Fun cosmetics line at Sephora in NYC. The launch party included cotton candy, a rock band,  female skateboarders and Tokidoki avatars.  According to Tokidoki creator Simone Legno, the collection is all about “experimenting,  mixing  elegance and fun”.

Here’s a peak at the collection, with pics from the event below.

Tokidoki makeup at Sephora

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The Tokidoki x Sephora party: click to zoom in on the pics.

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Skateboarders at the Tokidoki x Sephora party

(source: High Snobette)

Supreme Book

Supreme has a chunky 306 page book to get you open…off of street culture, skating, T&A shots and of course pics of Harold Hunter aka Larry Clark of KIds.

Release Date:  April 27, 2010

Clean & Classic:FACTS:

This definitive monograph – with written contributions from contrasting arbiters of style, Aaron Bondaroff and Glenn O’Brien, and including an interview between founder James Jebbia and the artist KAWS – brings together the disparate elements of the brand’s output, from legendary advertising campaigns to especially commissioned skateboard designs, photographs, and artworks, and a comprehensive index of their products to date.

Including collaborations with Jeff Koons, Richard Prince, Damien Hirst, Public Enemy, Lou Reed, and Futura 2000 among many others, this richly illustrated book is a survey of sixteen years of contemporary street fashion and culture reflected in the pioneering work of one of New York’s most influential independent labels.

About the Author

Aaron Bondaroff began his career working at the Supreme store, and has since created his own fashion and lifestyle brands, Off Bowery and aNYthing. He lives in New York.

Glenn O’Brien is a renowned journalist who has been both music critic and editor of Interview magazine, and writes a monthly style column for GQ magazine. He lives in New York.

KAWS is a New York-based artist who has blurred the boundaries between street art, design and high art in his collaborations with Supreme, Original Fake, and Comme des Garcons, and in his exhibitions at galleries worldwide.

James Jebbia founded Supreme in 1994. He lives in New York.

Alexander Spit Music Video: No Baking Soda Allowed

Meet Alexander Spit. He’s a rapper based out of San Fransisco, and we’ve had his cd on repeat for a while now. His lyrics are anything but average. As a former member of SF group, The Instant Messengers, Alexander Spit’s toured with The Living Legends, GZA, and more.

He produced all of the beats on his debut solo album, released by  The Hundreds, the perfectly titled Alexander Spit: Open 24 Hours.


Alexander-Spit-Its-Bongo-Boy-MattAlexander Spit with ItsBongoBoy

Check out the video for his single, “No Baking Soda Allowed”.

(source: ItsBongoBoy, The Hundreds)