23 Sep
Layers of classic materials, looks & colors this season

Japanese high-fashion designer Junya Watanabe, who is well known for his intellectual approach at reinventing classics, has released a second volley to his MAN Fall/Winter lineup. Coming through with an expected focus on the understated, sophisticated and functional, some of the outerwear pieces are especially worth noting — like the taffeta quilted long parka, for […]


19 May
One item for each month of quasquicentennial celebration

Back in the 1800’s in the old days of New York, Hamilton Carthatt, in the midst of pursuing the American Dream the old-fashioned way, switched his focus from a furnishing business to a business with the sole focus of creating garments for railroad workers. Although Carhatt passed back in 1937, the company continues to thrive […]


28 Jan
Hitting Gleasons Gym, Brooklyn with boxer Zachary Ochoa

LIAS friend and contributor Jason “Id rather be at an ICP Show” Shaltz took to his lens to photograph NYC-based label MISHKA‘s latest lookbook. This time around our man duked it out in the ring at the legendary Gleasons Gym in Brooklyn with up-and-coming (and still undefeated) pro boxer Zachary Ochoa for the Death Adders: […]


3 Jan
Wallabee-like footwear with a hint of modern espadrilles

Clarks has inspired the fashionable feet of generations for nearly 200 years. This year with the presentation of the Drille Mode, they’ve continued to create innovative designs infused with their classic leather and suede appeal. The Drille Mode has a splash of Clarks’ timeless Wallabee-like origins and a hint of the espadrille’s modern well-established look. […]


3 Apr
Thermo regulation, movement & protection at a premium

As we announced, we just attended the Nike x NFL Uniform Event Launch in New York and the pageantry was writ large. In typical spotless Nike fashion, the new uniforms of America’s largest sport were unveiled after a strIng of introductions from major Nike execs like CEO Mark Parker, Charlie Denson and Kris Aman. Its a […]


31 Mar
Nike's athletic coup to be unveiled in New York City

In one of the biggest coups of American athletics, Nike has procured the exclusive clothing license of the NFL from the clutches of Reebok. Maybe you heard about Nike recently blocking Reebok (a subsidiary of Nike nemesis Adidas) from selling Tim Tebow New York Jets jerseys? Well that’s because the licenses were in a state […]


22 Feb
High-end rain protection footwear for Spring/Summer 2012

One of the attention-getting pieces from the always excellent Junya Watanabe’s MAN collection for Comme des Garcons’ Spring / Summer 2012 are these Duck Boots, slightly modified from the norm with a ridged gum sole — as opposed to the more traditional ‘chain-tread’. The luxury rain shoes come in two colorways, green (above) and tan/brown, […]


24 Jan
Ashley Wood's latest post-Apocalyptic creation

Available now for pre-order, high-end toy manufacturer ThreeA‘s BBICN WWR Punter Bot Sniper is set to release at the end of May. Like most of artist Ashley Wood’s highly coveted creations, the Punter Bot Sniper comes equipped with real fabric clothing, textured details, camo accessories and copious weaponry — including a larger than life machine […]