Many thanks to everyone who came through to “Snapshots” at Illest LA. It was a great night for Ja, for us, and for me. Like I had previously mentioned, this was my first stab at an event with Illest. After Ja’s Tastemakers feature, I brought up the idea to the
When I interviewed Antonio Brasko for Tastemakers, I met him in his studio in Portland. I’ve come to realize that this is one of the coolest parts of the gig – being able to immerse myself in personal environments. So with that said, I may start a new thing here
When I interviewed Ja Tecson for Tastemakers, conversation started to brew about teaming up for a photography show. After going back and forth on concepts, schedules, locations, etc, we all came to an agreement. Illest would host “Snapshots” – a show featuring Ja’s personal collection at our Little Tokyo store.
Last Friday night I was given the opportunity to have free food and drink, underneath the stars, right next to an architectural masterpiece. Ok, that was real dramatic, but last Friday I did end up at the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival on Grand Ave next to the Disney
Last weekend I made the trek down to the OC. The traffic from my area was brutal, but the reward at the end of it was worth it. Because food. I came down to check out the second and final night of the KTown Night Market at the Angels Stadium.
I’m back in LA. After a 24 hour recovery period from my vacation, I bring you my Pac Northwest photo dump AKA the photos that didn’t make it on my previous recaps, AKA food and crap. Enjoy. From Portland: Of course I had to do the Voodoo thing. I had
I threw Portland into my Pac Northwest tour for a number of reasons. It would have been my first time there; I wanted to eat donuts, see a friend at his design studio, and visit Nike. As the day progressed, I was knocking these off my list with ease. Then
Just last week, I decided to solidify a trip I’ve been wanting to take. June was a very long month for me so this felt like the right time. My cousin, Ela (Rain City Slam), willingly accepted my impromptu request to visit the Pacific Northwest. Now here I am, blogging
I had this whole post planned with a recap of our Illest OC 1 Year Anniversary weekend, but I only made it to Saturday for The Ruckout. 2 out of 3 ain’t that bad. Here’s how it looked at the first ever Ruckout held at our Costa Mesa location, collaboratively
To help us kick off Illest Orange County‘s anniversary weekend, we had a private industry event last night with our colleagues and our friends, with the tastemakers and with the team. It was Kicks, Chicks, Whips, featuring a collection of sneakers and cars, sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon and Dogzilla.