Exclusive: archive Vans revived for second Alyx collab

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If you didn’t manage to get your hands on the first Alyx x Vans collaboration released earlier this year, you’ll be pleased to hear that they are partnering again on a second collection. 

“Vans are timeless shoes that I know I will like for years to come,” Alyx’s creative director Matthew Williams told Dazed. By teaming up again with the cult skate footwear brand, he…

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Exclusive: archive Vans revived for second Alyx collab

alyx vans collab matthew williams

If you didn’t manage to get your hands on the first Alyx x Vans collaboration released earlier this year, you’ll be pleased to hear that they are partnering again on a second collection. 

“Vans are timeless shoes that I know I will like for years to come,” Alyx’s creative director Matthew Williams told Dazed. By teaming up again with the cult skate footwear brand, he…

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Festival Inspire Brings 31 New Murals to Moncton, Canada

BirdO

The week-long mural event Festival Inspire recently took over Moncton, Canada, adding 31 new murals to the city. The festival used both internationally known and local artists to create works on varied backdrops throughout the region. Among the names include were Canada's BirdO, Bordallo II of Portugal, Etien, Jon Fox, Jose di Gregorio, and several others.

25 photographers to know from across the globe

Justin French (USA)

There was a time when photographers would rarely been given a second glance without agency representation. But a new wave of talents aren’t waiting around for industry recognition, instead, they’ve put their time into capturing vital stories from around the globe. It’s these people that Red Hook Labs – a public benefit corporation which is dedicated to establishing creative communities and self-sustaining businesses in developing areas through education, events, and programming – was looking…

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Alexandra Von Fuerst (UK) Enda Bowe (Ireland) Joyce Ng (Hong Kong) Justin French (USA) Kenta Nakamura (Japan) Lucie Khahoutian (Georgia) 
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Ben Toms releases a series of surreal postcards

Ben Toms Untitled postcards

What would we find if we looked at your phone? “A lot of photos of my praying mantises and bonsai trees,” photographer Ben Toms once told us. By the look of his latest project, he wasn’t kidding – released today at the San Francisco Art Book Fair, a box of postcards serialises his enigmatic visual fascinations.

With the images shot across the world (destinations as far…

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Flex up

Flex - LR

Hitmakerchinx is walking me through the mind-bending art of ‘flexing’ via a video call from his home in Los Angeles. “Check this out,” he says, twisting his arm behind his head into an inconceivable contortion. Every sinew is straining. “I’ll go like this: ‘Boom. Boom. Boom.’ Then I’ll throw some sauce on it.” He unfolds his arm in one fluid, graceful motion. Ballet-like, he’s relaxed again. “The foundation is simple dancehall…

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Harley Weir shoots M.I.A and Tony Ward for new HUGO campaign

Hugo campaign MIA Tony Ward

Forget one or two campaign stars – HUGO by Hugo Boss has enlisted eleven creatives to showcase its AW17 collection.

Shot by photographer Harley Weir, the group includes creatives from music, film, fashion and art. M.I.A returns to make her second appearance for the brand alongside cult male model Tony Ward, actor read more »

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The arc of Lana Del Rey’s art and her nostalgia obsession

Lust for Life

Lana Del Rey’s relationship with nostalgia runs deep. In 2011, the artist formerly known as Lizzy Grant gave us “Video Games,” a song rich in sweeping instrumentals that contrasted her delicate voice. Plus, the track was accompanied by a video that worked to establish her as a personification of the past: with winged liner and bouffant hair, she was heralded as the second coming of Nancy Sinatra. And, because nostalgia was still a novelty at the time, LDR’s…

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