Digital Madrid 2

Announcing Digital Madrid II

by Ramyaon September 28, 2014
ILS is proud to announce Digital Madrid II–– an online destination for visual artists who practice an array of mediums from photography to illustration. These artists were chosen because of their unique style or visual scope. Curated by ILS Editor-in-Chief, Kadeem Fletcher, DM II is live now! Hosted by street-wear bloggers/ vloggers Alex Veltri, Jacob Keller and John Geiger, DMII […]

Red October Returns, this Time on Maison Martin Margiela’s New Hi-Top Sneaker

by Jarett Sommeron October 22, 2014
It was only a matter of time before Maison Martin Margiela dressed up their signature hi-top sneakers with the trademark Kanye West ‘Red October’ colorway. The two have always been in close links with each other, as this MMM silhouette is one of West’s footwear favorites during his concerts and casual wear. And now nearly a year […]

Outlast Rough Condition in adidas Originals x Barbour Autumn/Winter 2014 Collection

by Jarett Sommeron October 22, 2014
Although they are deeply rooted in sportswear, adidas has always made a concerted effort to provide lifestyle and outerwear products for their loyal customers. Their latest endeavor sees them joining forces with famed outwear brand Barbour. This special collaboration takes influences from a number of different places, as each product has a significant story to […]


Get in the Halloween Spirit with BAPE’s Dracula Baby Milo Plush Doll

by Jarett Sommeron October 22, 2014
Halloween season is always a festive time, and it’s nice to see streetwear brands embracing the time. One brand in particular is BAPE with a new makeup of their trademark Baby Milo mascot. This time, Baby Milo is a plush doll, dressed in a classic Dracula costume, and it actually does fit him well. I’m […]

ICNY’s Reflective “Rain Cuff” Beanie will be a Favorite this Winter

by Jarett Sommeron October 21, 2014
New York-based brand ICNY has had a breakout year in 2014, and they look to close out the season in a strong way. Bred out of the necessity for safe riding gear for bikers, the company has been known for their reflective accessories and garments. No surprise though as one of the featured products of the […]

Nike Updates the Air Force 1 with Six New Variations

by Marvin Williamson October 21, 2014
Since 1982, the Air Force 1 shoe has been a staple in the Nike community. The different variations and collections involving the shoe have been a huge success for the brand. Fast forwarding to 2014, Nike has released yet another collection for the Air Force 1. In what their calling the ‘City Collection’, the release […]


Au Courant Paris Releases the Utility Parka

by Marvin Williamson October 21, 2014
In true Paris fashion, the Utility Parka available via Au Courant Paris is a sleek sophisticated piece that is ready for your purchase. The parka is based in all-white and has tons of details including a back vent, cropped collar, waist side slits, and a left shoulder utility pocket. The parka looks like something out […]

The New Air Jordan Retro 13 ‘Wolf Grey’ is Unlike Any Other Jordan

by Jarett Sommeron October 21, 2014
There’s no secret that Air Jordan has been trying to re-invent themselves when it comes to their Retro line, using different and unique blends of colors and materials. Their latest Retro 13 release is something that has not been done on any other Jordan before, but the results are certainly impressive. This ‘Wolf Grey’ edition […]

Places To Go and Artists To See: CMJ 2014

by Ramyaon October 21, 2014
Every year, CMJ, or College Music Journal, hosts a week for rising talent to be placed in the eye of label executives and industry heads. It’s the perfect opportunity to the “hype” come to life and really capture the music market-place for next year. For CMJ 2014, artists including Dej Loaf, Father, Makonnen, Audio Push and […]


False Reality Co.’s Limited Edition Bone Bracelet Collection

by Jarett Sommeron October 20, 2014
False Reality Co. has set a high standard of high quality bracelet-making that not many other brands can recreate. Their latest limited edition collection sees the company using a special kind of animal bone that looks stunning. Each bracelet contains a material that was handcrafted, carved, and painted by Indonesian artists, which is a trademark […]

Woosah Wednesdays With OVOXO Yoga

by Ramyaon October 20, 2014
When Fader posted that there was OVOXO Yoga (OVYOGA) at Y7, a Williamsburg yoga studio, my attendance was imperative. The idea of it all sounds fluffy and cliche, but it’s about as soft as Drake’s “Take Care” album––overlaying vigor with mediated undertones. But this class wasn’t about Drake or OVO at all: it was more about temporality […]

Zola Jesus Wears Rick Owens et al. in Totokaelo Editorial

by Tyler Kennedyon October 20, 2014
Pop artist Zola Jesus has been making her presence known since the release of her album Taiga, but her passion doesn’t stop at music; clothing retailer Totokaelo recently released a photographic editorial that showcases the artist’s “minimalist, primitive future, and a little androgynous,” fashion sense. Dressed monochromatically in designer labels such as Rick Owens, Acne Studios, […]


Tobias Wustefeld Uses his Creative Mind and Remodels Famous Prison Islands

by Marvin Williamson October 20, 2014
Thinking outside of the box, visual artist Tobias Wustefeld remade different prison islands using only wood pieces. Prison Islands are islands that are solely used as grounds to accommodate criminals and offenders and are almost impossible to escape from. Wustefeld focuses on three different prison islands – Château d (on the island of If), California’s Alcatraz, Portuguese’s St. […]

This All-Denim Bucket Hat by Supreme Brings Back Memories of the Summer

by Marvin Williamson October 20, 2014
In true Supreme style, the Crown Denim Crusher Hat by the NY brand looks clean and very simple. Composed of 100 percent cotton denim, this bucket hat is definitely worth the addition to your closet. Embroidered on the front of the hat is a Supreme crown logo, and it’s available in four different color ways. […]

The Bold Lane Coat by Joyrich Takes Inspiration from Vintage Californian Style

by Marvin Williamson October 20, 2014
With a simplistic high-end design, the Bold Lane Coat by Joyrich holds its place in the brand’s F/W 14 collection. The coat fits in with the collections classic 80s and 90s California style themed designs and vibrant graphics. Composed of 100 percent cotton, the coat features two front pockets, an embroidered logo on the back, and a drawstring […]


Pigalle Takes to the Streets with Psychedelic and Ball-Themed Collection

by Tyler Kennedyon October 19, 2014
This year has seen Pigalle become a household name amongst streetwear aficionados and the Parisian brand does not disappoint its young consumers with their latest collection. Pigalle maintains their sport and streetwear aesthetic with a collection that’s again centered around basketball. The sweat-themed products range from dip and tie-dyed hoodies to mesh ball kits to […]

BAPE Gets Spooky with Latest Dracula Tee

by Tyler Kennedyon October 19, 2014
BAPE‘s Bathing Ape stays on top of each season’s styles just as much as any fashionista, and Halloween 2014 is no exception as the iconic design shares a spooktacular resemblance with a certain vampire on this latest T-shirt. BAPE is at the point that its designs and aesthetics have cemented our collective views of the brand, […]