26 Jan 2011

New Frames and Restocks!

We just received the new Hella Flush frames along with a restock of the black on black Illest and Fatlace frame. Fatlace Japantown 1630 Post Street x Laguna San Francisco, Ca. 94115 Hours: 12-7 Tuesday – Sunday / Closed Monday

26 Jan 2011

Iphone Powered Helicopter

How dope would it be to have one of these around the office? This iphone operated helicopter is made by AppToyz and is coming to retail soon and costing a (relatively) affordable $80. The set release date for this helicopter is April of this year. There are also plans for

25 Jan 2011

New illest Items In Store!

We now have the new illest lighters, illest belts, and illest keychains in stock at our San Francisco Japantown location. Available online (minus the lighter) and will be available at illest Little Tokyo (Los Angeles) on Friday. Fatlace Japantown 1630 Post Street x Laguna San Francisco, Ca. 94115 Hours: 12-7

24 Jan 2011

More Word Up, January

This time around I decided to bring an SLR. No rain and needed to keep things interesting while running the tracks. By far this was the smoothest Word Up yet. The drivers are improving and less cones are getting knocked over, haha! We also had a Mogo BBQ swing by

24 Jan 2011

Congrats to Cole

For taking 1st place in Superlights at Dodger Stadium in what always has been dominated by Kawasaki for the longest time ever. Recently we connected with Cole and sponsored him under our illest clothing line as we shook that magic ball and saw the future. Ive been watching AMA supercross

24 Jan 2011

Fatlace Social Club

This week’s Fatlace Social Club winner is by ALLENMARK.  Come on, who wouldn’t want these shoes in their collection?  Dope kicks and a clean photo. Next week’s theme:  Shift knobs.  There’s some pretty crazy ones out there, what do you have? PS.  When posting an image, please make sure it is at

24 Jan 2011

Japan: Friends & Oddities

I got to meet up with a few friends while on a business trip to Japan. Met up with Toshi Hayama. Some of you remember him from JDM Insider or as the Vice President of Apexi but now he’s the heir to the denim world in Japan. Yes, he’s like

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22 Jan 2011

Meet Moby!

Meet Moby, Hes our 3 foot friend over at Illest HQ. Hes quite the character. Karen Chau debuted “Moby” at her first solo show over in New York October 2010. Now hes over here hanging out with us all day and greeting our visitors! Come check him out Illest Boutique

21 Jan 2011

2010 A Year in Photos

2010 came and went. It was a year full of self-exploration and growth for myself. I turned the big 30 and decided it was time to set new goals. One of those goals was to explore photography more seriously, which eventually lead to starting a personal blog. I have selected

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20 Jan 2011


Our third Word Up event was held this past Saturday. I awoke to nothing but blue skies and mild temperatures, it was nice to not have to head out to our drift event in snowboard gear. We all arrived nice and early again and started throwing down comes. People got