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THE SNAPBACK HYPE

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THE SNAPBACK HYPE

THE SNAPBACK HYPE  SNAPBACK baseball caps could arguably be called the core of streetwear.  When young brands pool their resources together to get started, their first drop almost always includes at least one run of branded snapbacks.  Despite their longstanding position at the heart of streetwear across the nation, their popularity seems to be at an all-time high.   HYPEIST could partially be thanked for that.  HYPEIST takes in-demand, limited release products and hides them in various spots.  Call it “a grown-up scavenger hunt for streetwear aficionados”.  Perhaps one of the HYPEIST hunts with the most fanfare was its LIFE OF...

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DTLA Street Graffiti Is Off The Wall

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DTLA Street Graffiti Is Off The Wall

Influential LA Street Artists Showcase Beauty, Social Messages On Urban Canvas  by Jefferey Spivvey - Contributing Style Editor  Much like streetwear, Los Angeles is at the forefront of the street art movement.  At one point, street art was primarily dominated by graffiti artists and taggers.  While both styles are still prevalent, its street art that is sweeping the city (and much of the nation) by storm.   From 2003-2013, the Los Angeles City Council imposed what many locals called a “mural moratorium”.  It was a set of regulations designed to limit commercial billboards in neighborhoods zoned for single-family homes.  The move...

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