“Legal fake” Supreme and Balenciaga dad shoe hats: Inside China's streetwear scene

Even though streetwear brand Supreme doesn’t have a single store in China, you’ll probably see it in almost every major Chinese city. While the brand selling “Supreme” in China might not be the original from New York, it is a testament to the immense popularity of streetwear in China. Last year, Chinese spending on luxury… Continue reading “Legal fake” Supreme and Balenciaga dad shoe hats: Inside China's streetwear scene

Traditional bark hats are naturally waterproof

(15 Jun 2008) Kii Mountains -recent 1. Pagoda in shrine foreground, Nachi Waterfall background 2. Kii mountains rise up from Pacific Ocean 3. Green maple leaves 4. Pilgrims on the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage route. (Man wearing a ninachigasa hat.) 5. Nachi no Otaki (Japan’s highest waterfall and sacred site on the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage route.)… Continue reading Traditional bark hats are naturally waterproof