The idea to start Nikita shows the scarcity of women skateboarders as Heida herself had difficulty buying skateboarding apparel.
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Velasco herself didn't envision a career in politics, but was prompted to running for office after her 2010 return to her home state. If the name sounds familiar, it’s probably because you recognize her from her previous contributions to FRANK’s Chapter 51: Leaders book.
There’s something infectious about Stevie Williams’ confidence. It’s a natural, effortless self-assurance that borders on cocky, but never crosses that line.
Having posted up in China for several months now, Gallegos has kept a sharp eye out for local influence, including calligraphy and anime, with some dynamic results.
AYC may be a relatively new brand, but it highlights streetwear’s increasing emergence onto mainstream fashion’s radar. Stevie and his crew keep their street credibility though, as they’re frequently seen rocking their own tees or hoodies while tearing up emptied pools and half pipes.
There’s a saying in Hollywood that goes something like, “It takes ten years to make an overnight star.” The further you dig into other industries, the more that sounds like a universal truth.
Jonathan Mannion has worked for some of the most visible people on the planet in his 20-plus years as a professional photographer. At times he’s been nothing more than a cog in the machine that is Jay-Z, for example, but when you look at his entire body of work, he himself is a Great Person.
Frankie became an NYPD narcotics detective, and a highly decorated one at that. Only ten years on the job and he’s now retired with honors.
Hiro sat down with streetwear icon SSUR in Los Angeles recently to reflect on his life.