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Past articles by Calum:

Why the comeback of these 90s sunglasses feels weirdly right for 2019

The Oakley Eye Jacket is futuristic design from a time when fashion still imagined the future – watch a film featuring the shades here → Read More

A look at the subcultural legacy of New Balance

The unpredictable shoe choice that became a badge of honour → Read More

The story of how secretive streetwear brand Cav Empt was born

We speak to the three founders about how a 2011 earthquake forced Tokyo into darkness, and in turn inspired their new beginning → Read More

Umbro revives forgotten archive collection for Russia-inspired capsule

The ‘Unforgotten’ collection riffs on a lost 1966 kit for Russia’s football team → Read More

Unpacking the significance of Virgil’s appointment at Louis Vuitton

Following this morning’s announcement, we take a look at why the Off-White designer’s move to LV is an important one → Read More

2017 was the year fashion got serious daddy issues

“Prediction: as Kanye transcends into dad-life, he's going to make dad-core trendy and cool,” wrote one Reddit user in 2015. “Would it be a far reach to predict that, as Kanye becomes older and more mature, his fits will reflect his lifestyle? With another kid on the way, and plenty of artistic (and business) ventures to explore, Kanye might eventually depart from the streetwear realm entirely… → Read More

Watch Ghetto Gastro show you how to make the ultimate meal this holiday

The ice-cool Bronx chefs walk you through cooking the supreme meal this Chrismahanukwanzakah, the all-inclusive New York way of doing December → Read More

Streetwear Was Big Business in 2017, But is That a Good Thing?

For streetwear, where the concept of cool is imperative to success, the year of 2017 has posed somewhat of an existential paradox. → Read More

Brendon Babenzien on making a Noah x The Cure collab

How a heartfelt email to frontman Robert Smith turned into a new capsule collection → Read More

Oversized Logos are The Biggest Sneaker Trend Right Now

Three stripes or a Swoosh; consumers are becoming more and more loyal to logos. Now, oversized logos are dominating recent sneaker releases. → Read More

When a group of skaters went on an epic Russian roadtrip

Tolia Titaev discusses life in Russia and how skating influences creativity → Read More

Margiela to Virgil: A Brief History of Deconstructed Sneakers

We present a history of deconstructed sneakers, from artists subverting the notion of pop-art, up to Virgil Abloh's "The Ten" collection alongside Nike. → Read More

How Cam’ron’s baby pink outfit predicted fashion’s future

A millennial pink meme before its time Cam’ron is no stranger to the world of fashion. Last month, as New York designer Telfar Clemens debuted his collaboration with fast food chain White Castle, the Harlem rapper was scheduled to perform on the roof of the restaurant’s Queens location, before the NYPD preemptively shut it down. But even if the show had gone ahead, it would have been decidedly… → Read More

The crew that raided NYC stores for Polo Ralph Lauren

Watch ‘Bury Me With The Lo On’, a film about the guys that stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Polo and became an influential subculture → Read More

Virgil Abloh’s Footwear Designs Are Based on These Groundbreaking References

Ahead of the release of Virgil Abloh & OFF-WHITE's Nike collaboration, we examine some of the possible design references behind Abloh's creations. → Read More

Virgil Abloh’s Footwear Designs Are Based on These Groundbreaking References

Ahead of the release of Virgil Abloh & OFF-WHITE's Nike collaboration, we examine some of the possible design references behind Abloh's creations. → Read More

The return of cult political fashion brand Vexed Generation

Its technical clothing was a response to increased CCTV surveillance, The Criminal Justice Bill and air pollution – now ‘London’s answer to Helmut Lang’ is making a comeback → Read More

The story behind Missoni’s unexpected Pigalle collab

As we exclusively unveil images of their collaborative collection, Angela Missoni and Stephane Ashpool discuss uniting Paris street style with Italian fashion heritage → Read More

Remembering Glenn O’Brien, who hated fashion and loved style

Tyler, the Creator and Glenn O’Brien recording a film for GQ American writer and cultural critic Glenn O’Brien passed away at the age of 70 in April of 2017. To many, O’Brien wasn’t simply a figure that wrote about pop culture, he was pop culture. Blending music, art and style, seamlessly bridging both mainstream and underground, O’Brien was a trailblazer that paved the way for so much –… → Read More

This series of fake Nike ads holds a mirror up to society

Ava Nirui and Alex Lee create a collection of darkly humorous and subtly politicised Nike shoes, complete with their own fantasy ads → Read More