Category Archives: Heroes

THE ART OF SKATING THE WRONG SHOES

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I wrote a piece for 032c on the subject of non-skate shoes being used as skate shoes a short while ago. It was actually meant to be part of a bigger interview with some people, but we struggled to get the Q&As in time, making it more a stream of consciousness than a cohesive history. Continue reading THE ART OF SKATING THE WRONG SHOES

TRUDGING SLOWLY OVER WET SAND

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There are a lot of print tee brands out there. It’s no surprise either — there’s more outlets hungry for look books than ever before, IG and a Big Cartel can help you market and build a line, plus we all have infinite reference points at our fingertips. Continue reading TRUDGING SLOWLY OVER WET SAND

‘PLEX & BOBBITO

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The COMPLEX man dem have been longtime supporters of this site, so I’m always down to contribute to their ever-expanding empire. They’re always tolerant of my traffic haemorrhaging rantings, and with the past week being dedicated to people banging on about the resurrection of the MAG (then being inexplicably disappointed that they could’t immediately buy a pair for 250 quid), I jotted down a few thoughts on what the shoe inspired over the last 26 years beyond the fancy special effect lacing. Continue reading ‘PLEX & BOBBITO

A GORE-TEX KING

Normally I try not to post videos here unless they’ve got less than a couple of thousand views, but Arc’teryx’s channel is strong and they showcase their secret weapon in this COMMIT – INSPIRED DESIGN profile of industry veteran and sealed-zip OG Mike Blenkarn. I had the pleasure of meeting this gent extremely briefly a few years back, and it was clear by the awe he inspires by some talented designers around him that he’s a genius in his field. Continue reading A GORE-TEX KING