5 Mar
Thematically appropriate edition for Spring

The Reebok resurgence of the Insta Pump of the 90s has found its new life in the Furylite edition of the shoe, its latest iteration being a Spring-season appropriate floral motif that comes in two varieties: white or black. Aside from the flowery aesthetics, other boasting points of the shoe include no-tie lacing system, 3D Ultralite midsole […]


5 Aug
Combining elements of traditional Chinese painting with pop art

Jackie Tsai is a Shanghai-born and London-living mixed media artist who seems to have added flowers and bones, or at least their likeness, to the artist’s arsenal. Most known for his flower skull art done for the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen — whose many fashion bits you’ve seen around these parts before — Jackie Tsai’s detailed work combines […]


Australian label Thrills teams up with Queensland-based artist and ceramicist Dan Elborne on a beautiful series of porcelain skulls and accompanying bullets, all embellished with original scorpion floral artwork done by Thrills. As Thrills explains: “Dan has created a menacing contradiction between beauty and horror, juxtaposing the aesthetic beauty of porcelain and embellishment with the horrors […]


21 Jul
NOWNESS visits the tattoo sensei's studio in Yokohama

Master Japanese tattoo artist Horiyoshi III (born Yoshihito Nakano) first became stunned by the artistry of tattoos after running into a fully inked Yakuza at a bathhouse as a boy. After seeing the gangster’s shocking full body suit, Horiyoshi III was inspired to learn the craft himself, and at the age of 25 earned a […]

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