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THE DODGE MAGNUM - THE RISE AND FALL OF A CONCEPT CAR

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THE DODGE MAGNUM - THE RISE AND FALL OF A CONCEPT CAR

  (Above: Magnum's debut at the 2003 Los Angeles Auto Show rocked the market.) THE DODGE MAGNUM   The truth is: a three-ton gas-guzzling display of personal extravagance is the farthest thing from the ethos of the RedCar Seven brand.  But this is a cautionary tale of sorts; a study of just how far (away) corporate American has wandered from the creativity and ingenuity that created the first and largest automobile manufacturing industry in the world.   The Dodge Magnum represented a return to those ambitious and proud notions.  She was Dodge-Chrysler's own "Wrinkle In Time", if you will.  Dodge returned to...

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Los Angeles StreetWear Is All About Collaboration

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Los Angeles StreetWear Is All About Collaboration

Los Angeles Streetwear Landscape Is All About Collaboration   There was a time when the streetwear category wasn’t viewed as essential or taken seriously.  High-end designers scoffed at the idea of prioritizing graphic tees and joggers over luxe suiting and premium footwear.  But now, established fashion brands aren’t just expressing their respect and admiration of streetwear brands.  They’re reaching out for bold, new partnerships.  And Los Angeles seems to be ground zero for the collaboration phenomenon.   Take for instance the new summer 2016 collection from Hex x CLSC.  Fanfare has been substantial for the capsule collection.  Consisting of just three...

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