Brixton took over the Manly Co-Op store last night to celebrate the release of their Spring 2014 launch. Burgers, wings, beers and bourbon flowed as the Straight Arrows took over the top floor and blasted out a powerful set for the hand selected crowd. This is how range releases should be done! Now, where’s the…
Levi’s® – Live In Levi’s®
We recently joined forces with US based digital agency AKQA to create a 3-minute interactive web film for Levi’s®, as part of their global ‘Live in Levi’s®’ campaign. The ‘Live in Levi’s® Project’ was filmed in 5 cities and explores how a range of different people ‘Live in Levi’s®’ - from music producer Philippe Zdar in Paris,…
Becoming Friends With Strangers
Sometimes I step back, take a look at a situation in my life, and simply think, ‘Fuck It.’ Other times, I open my fridge when I’m hungry, see a roll of cookie dough, and think the same thing. Then, I see Strangers have made earrings of my exact sentiments and I think, Fuck Yes!
LENS: Nat Lanyon
So everyone these days wants to be a photographer, shoot film, shoot girls and make money out of it. God, it does sound good when you put it like that. Anyway, Nat Lanyon has somehow done all of the above and is currently working on a book.
HAYDEN SHAPES FOR WANG
Now, the Cox and Wang puns were flying around the office like nobody’s business. Hayden’s got a new Wang, Cox and Wang in NY, etc. but we’ll veer away from the smut and fill you in on the more important stuff here. Hayden Cox has teamed up with the one and only Alexander Wang to…
BRIXTON: FALL 14
Brixton travels around the US with their Fall 14 line to visit their unique and diverse Union members.
Maniamania and JULIA RESTOIN ROITFELD
The girls over at Maniamania have launched their new range ‘Obscura’, this time featuring Julia Restoin Roitfeld. Beautiful work from beautiful girls. Head over and buy something for your GF right now.
Ilse Valfré is a Mexican born illustrator with a huge online following. I know what you’re all thinking; she’s also a huge babe. Here she is talking art, inspiration, and deportation.
Andrew Blauschild – Kookbox
Here are some words with Andrew Blauschild, co-founder of Kookbox Surfboards, about the past and present of NY surf culture, photography, and how chicks used to dig bankers but now they prefer surfers.
We here at Monster Children USA are lucky enough to share a space with XIX Studios, where these two shots were captured on the skate-able cyc. What is Clint Peterson wearing in these photos? Why, that is the Michael Leon for This Represents t-shirt. What is This Represents? It’s a brand new agency featuring…
PEOPLE: Mark Vassallo
Somehow, our contributor Katja managed to interview Mark Vassallo. Katja lives in Slovenia, Mark in Australia. Half our staff live in Sydney. Way to beat us at our own game, Katja.
The seasons change with the scenery
Winter is a truly beautiful time on the North Coast. The sun’s out, the water’s warm and the girls… well the girls are flourishing. Scantily clad and commonly found on secluded beaches with a pair of scissors, slicing their favourite MC gear to allow for more efficient air flow. We can help you join in on all the…
MC X Mike D x Clare V Collab On Sale Now
To celebrate Mike D’s guest editor gig for Monster Children #43, MC has released a limited-edition range of products in collaboration with Mike and acclaimed LA accessory designer Clare Vivier. Fill your cart now!
THE SUM: NEW COLLECTION
If you haven’t yet heard of The Sum, now is the time. The fine crafted adornment brand, suited for both men and women, has just launched their Collection 0002 video. Needless to say – but we’ll say it anyway – it’s mind-blowing.
Yesterday, the Skateboard Café guys released a video to accompany their Spring/Summer 2014 drop. Featuring Mike Arnold, Josh Arnott, Shaun Currie, Korahn Gayle, Harry Ogilvie and a special cameo by Mark Pritchard, this is a sick video that should make you want to go skate and/or eat a donut.
People: Ty Williams
I recently invited Floridian artist Ty Williams over to my loft in Downtown LA to discuss his sorta new eclectic Caribbean/surf/prep clothing brand Ours Gallery and get some photos of the spring/summer line.
Zoe Belle Elyse by Edgar Obrand & Isaac Zoller
Zoe Belle Elyse spent a day in Downtown LA with our friends and photographers Edgar Obrand and Isaac Zoller. Theres just something about a pale skin girl with bleached white hair, red lipstick and some nice shades. Shades by D’Blanc
SUPRA Erik Ellington Under Pressure
…..and the best acting in a small motion picture goes to…..Erik Ellington
California Bag Brand Launches At Svper Ordinary Gallery
Svper Ordinary gallery recently hosted an evening to introduce The Shelter Collection by Age Carriers, a premium bag brand crafted in California. Backpacks, briefcases and accessories hung from white art walls that have previously hosted exhibitions from talents like Berger & Fohr, Chet Childress and Caleb Hahne. The house was packed, the beer was flowing…
Mark Appleyard’s Mahalo Mid
Quick clip from GLOBE featuring Mark Appleyard and his latest signature shoe the Mahalo Mid.