Don’t know which classic color to get your Converse in? Get them all, but only in one pair with the Converse All Star Chuck Taylor “1970 3-panel” high-top sneaker. Branded with all the Chuck Taylor traditions like the star emblem at the ankle, the license plate at the white rubber heel and the two metal eyelets along […]

18 Feb
Montreal boutique taps Portugal-via-London producer/singer

Some really nice aural textures to get the workday going, doesn’t matter what you’re doing to pay the bills. The Montreal boutique SSENSE taps Purple for the latest mixtape in their ongoing series, one that also includes such artists as Midnight Juggernauts, Supreme Cuts, The-Drum and more. As SSENSE describes of the Portugal-via-London producer/singer: “We […]

8 Jul
A 23-track genre-skipping ride with Bromance Records

French producer Brodinski drops a new 23-track mix today titled The Purple Ride Mixtape. Known best for his electro and hip-hop productions, The Purple Ride moreso genre skips than stays loyal to any particular sound — think everyone from King Louie, R. Kelly, Maelstrom and the late DJ Screw to Kanye’s Daft Punk and Brodinski produced […]

Because it’s Friday, and because we love you (for the 78th time), we bring you the latest piece of visual beauty from Purple Magazine. Probably very little else to say here, except maybe you can credit photographer Matteo Montanari for his skill in capturing Australian supermodel Elyse Taylor while she enjoys the benefits of fresh […]

We’ve been obsessed with Quentin Tarantino’s spaghetti western/slave vengeance/southern flick Django Unchained since it was first announced. We clearly had some strong opinions on it when we saw it (read our review), so it’s not surprising the film still dominates our thoughts. That’s why our ears perked up when we came across these action figures […]

29 Oct
Handwoven wool from Scotland's Hebrides Islands

North Face’s high-end Purple Label has assembled an entire collection of outerwear using the singular Harris Tweed material, made only in the Hebrides Islands of Scotland. The elegant but durable handwoven wool fabric is used as the outer material on a range of vests and jackets — various alterations of a Down Park and Down […]

After GZA’s watershed Liquid Swords (which already received the ultimate boxset treatment here), Raekwon the Chef”s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx is widely considered the best solo Wu Tang record of the 90s. And just like Liquid Swords, it’s Get On Down that gives Only Built 4 Cuban Linx the deluxe treatment. Known in uderground […]

14 Aug
Veteran aggressive flows take on the new king of Harlem

This morning sees tracks dropping from a battle tested veteran and arguably the most hyped young’un in the game. First comes A$AP Rocky with the very NSFW “Purple Kisses” video, a track from his entourage/collective A$AP Mob’s announced upcoming album Lord$ Never Worry (due August 28, 2012). The video is just what you’d expect from A$AP, […]