Travis Gumbs and Joshua Kissi, founders of Street Etiquette, are more than just style aficionados. They are style innovators, recorders, trackers, and researchers. Pulling references from the street, the runway, history, and cultures near and far, their explosive menswear blog is creating a ground swell in men’s fashion and style blogs around the world. Click here to see more of what they do.
Maya Lake is the brilliant woman behind the Boxing Kitten brand. The self-taught designer started contributing to the fashion scene with her playful prints and vintage inspired silhouettes a few years ago and has already managed to attract highly visible clients such as Beyonce, Erykah Badu and Alicia Keys. She describes Boxing Kitten designs as ‘ethinic rockability’. If you want to add both vim and sophistication to your wardrobe head over to the Boxing Kitten site and start shopping. They’re offering 20% off this weekend to celebrate the life of their 2011 Spring/Summer muse, Tura Satana. Use promo code ‘happybirthday’ at checkout for the discount
Japanese founder and head designer of Visvim/Free International Laboratory (F.I.L.), Hiroki Nakamura, talks about his upbringing, inspiration for his products, and Hong Kong, the home of his second F.I.L. store.
The fashion industry is rarely described as honest and soulful, but those are the words that come to mind when flipping through The Sartorialist book and blog. Scott Schuman, the handsome man behind it all, has redefined street style, refreshed fashion photography, and revived everyday elegance. In this short documentary, Schuman allows us to peak into his world and creative process.