16 Oct
Skateboards, trophies, jackets, tees & even handmade scooters

When Powell Peralta first developed the urethane wheel they called it “Bones” because its tint resembled that of a human bone. The skateboard label/crew simultaneously catalyzed the development of skating culture en masse alongside their smoother-riding wheel with their highly influential proto-skate film The Search For Animal Chin (which has now been made available for FREE […]


2 Oct
Powell Peralta skateboard team's shoe in 2 iconic colorways

We make no secret about our fascination with Powell Peralta’s 80s skateboard crew the Bones Brigade, who recently made their seminal film Search For Animal Chin available for free download. They’ve also got a documentary film Bones Brigade: An Autobiography doing the festival rounds, so the crew is still very much in the public consciousness. […]


7 Aug
Two decades of Vans hooking up with Bones Brigade skateboarder

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Vans teaming up with Bones Brigade skateboarder Steve Caballero, and in honor of the occasion they’ll be celebrating by releasing this iteration of the Vans Half-Cab shoe. The Half-Cab was created in direct response to the demands from that generation of up and coming skateboarders who wanted a […]


17 Jul
Draw Down publishes photographer's first book of street culture

Skateboarder, photographer and writer Issac McKay-Randozzi has comprised his first book of analog skateboarding photographs titled Luck, published by Draw Down Books. Luck encompasses some of the more subtle nuances of skateboarding and street culture, featuring photographs of of quiet moments with artist Michael Leon and top 1980’s skateboard legend/Bones Brigade competitor Tommy Guerrero. Each black […]


19 Apr
Bones Brigade, Christian Hosoi & other proto-skateboard icons

Tired of Tokidoki? Not into engineering grad school chic? California-based Element Case honors the local skate heritage with a new collaborative series of iPhone 4/4S protective cases aptly titled the Skate Legends Series. Powell Peralta, G&S and others have teamed up with Element Case to design custom screen printed backplates for the iPhone 4/4S featuring […]


20 Feb
The story of Powell Peralta's legendary 1980s skateboard crew

When the Madman was not but a wee Mad Grommet, he stumbled across The Search For Animal Chin VHS tape and the world entered another era. That was my introduction to the Bones Brigade, and the Powell Peralta skate universe in general. Featuring all All Star roster of 80s skating talent — including Steve Caballero, […]


18 Jan
Stacy Peralta mini documentary for MTV

Stacy Peralta, the man behind the films Dogtown and Z-boys and Lords of Dogtown, brings us The History of Skateboarding, a mini documentary for MTV: 40 years in 15 minutes. From surf skating and empty swimming pools to street skating and punk culture, The History of Skateboarding attempts to distill 4 decades of tumultuous history […]


11 Jan
Beautifully muted black Old-Skool and Slip-On shoes

Vans Syndicate teams up with Tommy Guerrero for its latest collaboration. The minimal shoes strip everything down to a matte black colorway of Vans Old-Skool and Slip-On silhouettes, utilizing a perforated premium leather upper with subtle white contrast stitching for a little pop. A fittingly beautiful shoe for Guerrero — original member of Powell Peralta’s Bones […]