22 Dec
More vinyl collectibles from the Hong Kong based company

Taking the medium of toys and creating carefully constructed art is what Coarse is best at — just check out their Eyes of Fear busts, intricately accessorized False Friends or inventive Jaws Loser piece. The Hong Kong based company now returns with the next edition of their Casting Shadows figures, this time titled Casting Shadows […]


27 May
The tale of two friends flying a kite... in vinyl toy format

Whether it’s their “Eyes of Fear” Fiberglass Busts, or their False Friends and different Blackout Editions, or PAW! Bust and Jaws Loser, Coarse always puts out vinyl figures and toys that make us want to break the piggybank to go out and acquire. The latest from the toy makers is the beautifully nostalgic Casting Shadows […]


29 Jul
Disrupting the dismal dissemination of fashion discourse

DIS magazine traveled to sunny Venice Beach, Echo Park and other hipster-swarmed Los Angeles locales to see what fashion trends were hot on the street. Except like a very disoriented and confused Bruno, DIS only seemed to run into completely fabricated trends — such as velcro and suction cup accessories to keep your wallet on […]


28 May
FALSE, Karl Lagerfeld and Better Off Dead

Singapore duo Le Messie and Amanda Scully, of FALSE fame, have released their more affordable Better Off Dead Spring/Summer 2010 line of shirts. We’ve been fans of Le Messie’s stuff for awhile (read our interview), and this season does nothing to disappoint. The Karl The Butcher line is a statement on the release of the […]


14 May
Coarse False Friends "Blackout" Edition

We’re somewhat addicted to the vinyl junk that Coarse is cooking up these days. That Jaws Loser piece last month was pretty amazing, and remember that False Friends figure they did in the beginning of this year? Well they’re back, only this time the False Friends are totally blacked out for their Blackout edition (fitting […]


15 Jan
Get your own miniature furry bunny suit for only $570

I love me some vinyl toys, but only when I stumble upon them at a small toy store and can swoop them up for something reasonable. I love figures like the False Friends above, but I just can’t see myself paying $500 – $1K for something that I can’t even drive or wear. Still, these […]


27 Jul
Building an independent art fashion brand from the ground up.

Each time I put a False tee on I feel like I sliding into something real. Almost like I can feel the blood, the sweat, the passion and the tears that went into making the garment. My chest puffs up a little, my shoulders go back and I’m filled with a sense of pride. I’ve […]


5 Feb

Valentine’s days sucks for guys. Shouldn’t we have like a guy’s day or something? Hell, we don’t even need to make it a separate day all together—I’d by happy if the gift thing coming up this month was a mutal exchange. No neckties, though—I’ll take this “My Double Valentine” tee by False. It’s part of […]