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Modern Creative: Tekla

Always immersed in arts, culture and design, the Alternative design team is highly tuned into what’s happening in the art scene, social mediasphere and beyond. So when it came time to tap our latest collaborator for a limited-edition collection of… Read More

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Modern Creative: Ava Raiin

Ava Raiin is an experimental R&B artist, singer/songwriter, performer and twin. After an unconventional childhood spent between Minneapolis and Texas, she made her way to NYC to pursue her passion. With no existing connections to break into the music industry,… Read More

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Play Series, Pt 3: Surf

Our athletic cuts are made to move. So we tapped one of our favorite photographers Matt Johnson to capture some of our best basics in motion. In a three-part photo story we’re calling our Play Series, we asked Matt to… Read More

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Play Series, Pt 2: BMX

Our athletic cuts are made to move. So we tapped one of our favorite photographers Matt Johnson to capture some of our best basics in motion. In a three-part photo story we’re calling our Play Series, we asked Matt to… Read More

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Modern Creatives: The O’Dells

Meet the O’Dells. Jason and Laura are the creative couple behind Los Angeles boutique Bucks & Does. Nestled in the heart of Silverlake’s Sunset Junction, the boutique boasts an eclectic collection of clothing, accessories, jewelry, apothecary and shoes. Of course,… Read More

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History of the Hoodie

  The hoodie has been a mainstay of fashion and utility for more than 80 years. From its humble beginnings in workwear and high school athletic programs to its emergence in haute and street fashion alike, the hoodie enjoys status… Read More

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Play Series, Pt 1: Skate

Our athletic cuts are made to move. So we tapped one of our favorite photographers Matt Johnson to capture some of our best basics in motion. In a three-part photo story we’re calling our Play Series, we asked Matt to… Read More

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Modern Creative: Chris Earl

Designer Chris Earl creates more than the modern furniture he crafts in his LA home studio. His collections are based in the larger concept that relationships are forged across tabletops and over candle-lit dinners. He knows because he’s also a… Read More

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Urban Renewal Dynamic Duo: bldgs

When Brian Bell and David Yocum met during their first semester at Harvard’s Master of Architecture program, little did they know they’d go on to create an award-winning, New York Times-featured firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 2006, bldgs is the full-service architecture… Read More