Brooklyn, New York City-based non-profit, Hoods To Woods, has teamed up with Good Wood to produce a custom bracelet for the holidays. Limited to 100, the special accessory will help the youth-driven initiative raise funds for their snowboarding education programs. For $20 USD we'll support the real!
Etsy shop, Vintage Confections, specializes in treats for the sweet tooth. One of their most prized candies are their specialty lollipops, round globes that range from butterfly, to bat, to planetary editions. Check them out and order to your heart (or sugar level's) content!
Introducing Gumroad, a revolutionary new online tool that allows users to sell their products to their own social media followers and friends. The platform is the brainchild of Sahil Lavingia, a 19-year-old college dropout from India that helped shape companies like Pinterest. Now the young genius has founded his own start-up and hopes to shake up the online payment world by simplifying it.
Part 2 of our Agenda Tradeshow NYC coverage features interviews with Stewart Ramsey (Krochet Kids International) and Caleb King (Iron & Resin)--representatives of two brands that are very passionate about their vision. One is an international non-profit that fairly employs people in underdeveloped countries, the other is a California-based passion project bent on revitalizing motorcycle/surf culture. Enjoy!
República graced New York City's Agenda Tradeshow earlier this week. For readers that may not know, the event is a gathering of streetwear and lifestyle apparel lines, both commercial and independent, that converge to promote and meet with potential buyers. In other words, a melting pot of personalities and fashion creatives. That said, we were able to link with a few of the more outstanding names--brands that were less concerned with the superficial "sell, sell, sell" and more about their story and staying true to vision.
Check out eco-entrepreneur Brian Linton (United by Blue) and chief rocker Aaron LaCrate (Milkcrate Athletics) as they individually break down why their lines appeal to savvy consumers despite a saturated market in "Part 1" of our tradeshow coverage:
The Peralta Project, Vault and Goliath have teamed up to present this Summer's Defend Uptown League--a collection that pays homage to the New York City neighborhoods of East Harlem, Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood. Check out some of the lookbook pics then head over to the shops (online or in person) for your personal "picks"!
República home gal, Boss Lady, and her radio-mate, DJ Green Lantern, are giving fans a 25% Off treat in honor of their weekly radio show Invasion Radio on Hip-Hop Nation Sirius XM. Shoppers can log on to DrJays.com and enter promo code "BOSSLADY" for their discount at checkout. Some restrictions apply.
We were excited about the original trailer, but it looks like Ice-T has outdone himself as he prepares for the June 15th theater release of his homage to Hip-Hop, The Art Of Rap. Check out the latest star-studded cut that really immortalizes the story of the young, world-renowned music genre. And you don't stop!
You know those Amazon reviews where folks post their own small-minded opinions about products and nothing even remotely helpful for other buyers? That's what Least Helpful is compiled of--nothing but bad comments galore. From the very useless to the downright stupid! It's all there. Thanks. For nothing!