JOURNAL

  • THE 1 THAT STARTED IT ALL / HIGHLIGHTING THE 1985 AIR JORDAN 1

    05 July 2017

    With all the fanfare and celebrity hype for the upcoming Off-White™ x Nike Air Jordan I collaboration we thought it was only right to do a spread on the silhouette that started it all. Arguably the most iconic silhouette for Michael Jordan and the shoe which jumpstarted the Jordan franchise, the AJ1 still generates serious buzz whenever the original colors hit the marketplace. A shoe that once took center stage at the Chicago Stadium still consistently steals the spotlight in the street fashion scene of the 21st century. Often mistaken for its little brother the "Dunk" the Air Jordan I sported nearly identical design and features such as the outsole pattern and an upper design that featured close similarities. Over the years the shoe has experienced multiple updates(with various retros since its original release in '85) but has essentially remained true to the aesthetic qualities that originally made it a classic. Here's a look at the original 1985 Air Jordan I aged 32 years.

  • AN OPEN DISCUSSION WITH CARLO / LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

    30 June 2017

    To close out our Pride Month series we would like everyone to meet Carlo, a Los Angeles based city planner. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he speaks about his experiences coming out during his teenage years and his perspective on the current political environment as well as his experiences within his work life.

    View our full conversation below


  • BORN FREE 9 / SILVERADO CANYON, CA

    26 June 2017

    This past weekend the folks at Born Free put together their ninth show in Silverado Canyon, Orange County. Motorcycle enthusiasts gathered to the show from all over the globe in support of the show's ninth occurrence. Builders proudly showcased their bikes while vendors also showcased some of their prized showpieces. View our full visual recap by scrolling down.

  • BORN FREE AND HARLEY DAVIDSON PRESENT: STAMPEDE / COSTA MESA, CA

    23 June 2017

    Yesterday Born Free and Harley Davidson collaborated for a track race at Costa Mesa Speedway. A few of your favorite builders along with professional racers joined in a match up to see who reigned supreme in a series of races.

    See our full visual recap below:

    

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