25 Jun 2014

California Adventures

For the past few weeks, I’ve been on a vacation from paradise.  I left Hawaii and woke up on the east coast for “work” then enjoyed an extended layover in California. While home in Orange County, I was fortunate to attend my brothers’ graduations; one with his masters, and the

14 Jun 2014

Orange County Living

Just thought I’d share my thoughts as well as a few photos that I took the past couple of days. I REALLY like it down here in Orange County. So much that I’m considering on moving the familia down if we can find something super awesome and has a great

02 Mar 2014


The SoCal storm didn’t stop our very first Warehouse Sale from happening at Illest OC. And it didn’t stop some of you either. Ok, A LOT of you: These were the first people in line, patiently waiting to capitalize on super discounted tees, cut & sews, bottoms, and even samples.

19 Jan 2014


No end of 2013 or beginning of 2014 post this year…just a rewind to fill in the gaps of what you see on my Instagram – @yaeantho. First up, my 1973 BMW 2002…back in April I became the third owner this piece of history, but finally almost happy with how

12 Dec 2013

FatlaceTV – Tailored FD RX7

There is nothing that beats the styling and presence of a Mazda RX-7 FD. It doesn’t matter what engine you have in there, it is a car you would keep for generations. Nearly 12 years since the FD was last in production, and it is still a dream car to

28 Aug 2013


As a way to celebrate this upcoming Labor Day holiday, take advantage of our online and in-store sale this upcoming Monday, September 2, 2013! Valid online (Fatlace | Illest) and in-store (LA | OC)*, Purchase any Illest Fall 2013 item, and get a second item* for 50% off! *Must be

10 Aug 2013

Orange County, Bikes & Cars

Here’s a few more random photos from the past 2 days. I’ve been fighting this fever and migraine headache for the last 3 days which has somewhat put me out of commission. I’m hoping to get better as we have our annual family vacation coming up and will need alot

01 Aug 2013

FatlaceTV – Illest OC x Fendarolla

Every now and then you can expect special events being hosted at Illest OC in Costa Mesa, California. Recently we hosted The Fendarolla to come roll some fenders based on appointments only. Adrian aka Fendarolla is one of Southern California’s leading fender rolling experts, and his work that day was

25 Jul 2013

FatlaceTV – Big Vinh

At Illest OC in Costa Mesa, CA you are sure to find cool cars and cool people stopping by on the daily. Not to mention a new ride of the week inside. Recently we had a perfect example of well-kept and tastefully modified Lexus LS430 inside the store. This big

01 Jul 2013

FatlaceTV – Illest After Dark

Here is a glimpse into Illest HQ in Costa Mesa, California before it was officially Illest HQ. Days of hard work went into preparing Illest HQ, but after dark we kept doing what we love to do. The highlight of that night was Ashton Carlisle’s 2007 White Lexus IS350 on