20 Dec
LIAS compiles the most thoughtful, unique sets of the year

As is the case almost every year, 2013 was loaded with amazing music put out by the most creative artists of our age. We posted mixtapes from some of the biggest names in hip-hop like Pusha T, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, Killer Mike x Big Boi, Jay-Z + 9th Wonder and then other tapes by […]


18 Dec
LIAS compiles the best for your feet of the past year

Well it’s that time of year again when we recap what we think were the best footwear offerings of 2013 — be they boots, slippers, high-tops, low-tops, sandals, whatever (OK, clearly no sandals). Like many of y’all out there, we have a soft spot in our decrepit hearts for sneakers, and shoes of all sorts, […]


5 Dec
introducing Jamie Foxx as nerd/super villain Electro

The first official trailer to the sequel of the Amazing Spider-Man dropped today. Looks promising, with Spidey’s arch antagonist switching from the Lizard to Electro, another infamous (and classic) Peter Parker nemesis. The ultra-fast reboot of the once Tobey Maquire-led franchise only goes to show Hollywood’s voracious appetite for money superhero movies, so it’s no […]


3 Dec
Books, radar detectors, gear, bags, boats, vintage cars & more

We all have a car nut in our lives. Gear-brains. Petrolheads. You know the deal. Guys who like to strap on a helmet every Saturday morning and spend the first couple hours of the weekend slicing up asphalt on a beautiful mountain road. Dudes who walk straight to the car section at the bookstore, and […]


15 Oct
Best comedians on Earth this Saturday on the Santa Monica Pier

Music festivals are a dime a dozen nowadays, with nearly every podunk berg and deep niche music blog trying to attract aficionados to their questionable line-ups. And although comedy has played a small roll in some of these festivals — such as Bonnaroo, for instance — how come no one has organized a comedy-based festival? […]


18 Sep
Exclusive luxury footwear for Barney's New York

In case you didn’t know, Maison Martin Margiela likes paint. In their day the couture Belgian luxury house has crafted many a hand-painted item, including Paint Splattered Austrian Sports Sneakers, White Painted High-top Sneakers and most recently their Paint-Dipped Converse collaboration. Now MMM take those above mentioned Austrian sport sneakers and scribble graffiti on them instead of […]


5 Sep
Chuck Taylor All Stars & Jack Purcells get doused in white

Maison Martin Margiela and Converse keep their much anticipated collaboration true to their particular styles with very simple takes on two of the latter’s most iconic silhouettes. Both the Chuck Taylor All Star Hi and Jack Purcell models get outfitted in Maison Martin Margiela’s signature crispy white. But it’s not just white canvas or leather, but […]


9 Jul
Black panther carbon fiber shell with nappa leather lining

French motorcycle helmet makers Ruby Atelier continue their string of handsome, well crafted products. Like their collaborations with Ill-Studio, TRON and Maison Martin Margiela, their latest item of fashionable protection differentiates itslf via an overall powerful aesthetic image. Inspired by the black panther in Robert Kipling’s Jungle Book, the Bagheera incorporates a dark black on black […]