Kareem-Esp5-Illest
15 May 2015

ILLEST Sponsored B-Boys: Kareem and Morris (Photo Collection)

Photo Collection of the ILLEST B-BOY BATTLE 2013-2014 Champs, Kareem Gwinn and Morris Isby. Both hailing out of Sacramento and taking flicks of just a handful of the ILLEST Gear they rock daily. Follow us on IG: @Donovan_707, @bboykareem, @iammorris Photography Credit: @MATTLONCARPHOTO, @roberklim, @iammattflores B-Boy Kareem currently on his

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Kareemheadshot
03 Apr 2015

Beyond the Breaks w/ B-Boy Kareem

FATLACE recently had the chance to sit down with young veteran B-Boy (Breaker), Kareem. In the interview below, Kareem talks about his early mentors, accomplishments, gives advice and insight, and also talks about his journey into becoming a physical therapist. (FATLACE) Go ahead and Introduce yourself man:  (Kareem): Yo, What’s

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DriveXC_Marfa_04.04_01
03 Apr 2015

Prada, Marfa

Since opening in 2005, Prada Marfa has become a fashion ‘destination’ of sorts for all wanderlusters interested in making a pit-stop at one of the most random, iconic installations that have nothing to do with anything. You can read more about it at the Wiki page I linked, but it

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31 Mar 2015

The Architect of Illustration

With the ease of engagement to various artists on Instagram I met Azizi Zulkifli from Malaysia,  a student of Master in Architecture in Melbourne. Azizi dedicates 6 – 8 hours per car illustration. I asked him if he is open for a feature on this site. Check out these wonderful ‘art pieces’. Had

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Brandalism x illest Flyer PBR
23 Feb 2015

BRANDALISM @ ILLEST LA

If you’ve followed my blog (I haven’t posted in a looooooong time) or the Tastemakers blog (we haven’t posted in a looooooong time), you are likely familiar with Antonio Brasko. To bring you up to speed – his work was on display at The Seventh Letter last year in LA, I checked

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Aloha-Goodbye (8)
16 Feb 2015

Aloha ‘Oe…Until We Meet Again

First and foremost, we are truly blessed…the past few years living in Hawaii have been an experience of a lifetime! Mahalo to everyone who has been a part of that experience; we hope to be so lucky when we move to the Portland area! After all the relocation chaos of

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[christmas in ca]
28 Dec 2014

Christmas in California

Coming from Hawaii, Christmas in California feels like the North Pole…those are some serious life issues!  But nothing a trip to Disneyland can’t resolve Wifey was pretty bummed that we missed Hello Kitty Con 2014 earlier this year (check out Tricia’s post here http://fatlace.com/2014/10/hello-kitty-con/), so we sacrificed some family time

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20 Nov 2014

Jeff Koons @ the Whitney – warning explicit material

Just in case you missed the amazing Jeff Koons exhibit at the Whitney museum in NYC – here is a bit of it.   I had the opportunity to see this exhibit.  I waited in line in the rain.  They told me there was no good time to go and

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East3 NEOMP murals
30 Sep 2014

Not Even Once Mural Project Fall 2014

  Big Mahalo Nui to Illest & all our sponsors for donating towards the fall 2014 Not Even Once Mural Project (NEOMP) in partnership with Hawaii Meth Project.  This mural project is a statewide anti-meth campaign within the island chain of Hawai’i.  We painted 4 murals at 4 high schools

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kaws_mansbestfriend1
19 Sep 2014

KAWS: MAN’S BEST FRIEND

Get off work early, and go see some art. I think that should be my new mantra… I spent an afternoon on the Westside and had a chance to see the latest KAWS exhibit, “Man’s Best Friend”. I’ve managed to see every one of the shows he’s had at Honor

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