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30 Dec 2014

Top 12 Photos of 2014

Here are my top 12 photos of 2014 (1 for each month of the year) taken from my Instagram @j2martinez. January  – DUMBO, NYC February – DNKY AW14 Runway Show – New York Fashion Week March – Waikiki Beach, HI     April – Astronaut – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

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28 Dec 2014

Memory Lane – FTLC

What’s up Fatlace? – I’m back! Last time I blogged on the site was in late 2010 if I recall correctly. I started back in early 2007 with some of the original stayfresh crew; from covering streetwear to drifting and everything around the photography world. From 2010 to fast forward

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31 Aug 2014

Honda Day 2014

As huge a fan of Honda I think I may be; I have never been to Honda Day at Englishtown. It wasn’t because of distance, or any other reason than my Hondas were never ready to be put on display for the world to see.  (I also had a fear

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31 Dec 2013

Thank you 2013

How do I start? 6 months ago I started to cover events for this site. I couldn’t believe it when I first heard the news that I am officially with the group that I always looked up to. Without any background in writing and in photography I took the challenge with

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03 Oct 2013

Sole Slam Manila

Last Sept 15, I was invited at the highly anticipated Sole Slam Manila event at One Esplanade, Manila. It is a yearly event for sneaker fans to buy, sell and meet sneaker enthusiasts. The event was hosted by Ben Baller, international model Christine Mendoza was also present. Being present in

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11 Aug 2013

Illest Manila

Last Thursday,  Trilogy Boutique opened their Glorietta branch. I was not able to make it during its soft opening, but I made sure to take photos the following day. Trilogy is the official distributor of Illest merchandise in the country, they also carry different streetwear brands such as Huf, Obey,

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31 Aug 2012

Event Preview ~ Torres Empire Los Angeles Car Show & Concert ~ Sunday 9/2

Torres Empire is back again at the LA Convention Center this Sunday for their second annual Los Angeles car show & concert. This year the show has a new sponsor! MISTER CARTOON SANCTIOND™ PREMIUM CAR CARE LINE SPONSORS 2012 TORRES EMPIRE LOWRIDER LOS ANGELES SUPERSHOW Family-Friendly Lowrider Show Returns for

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21 Jan 2012

Images ~ 2011 A Year In Photos ~ July – December

This post is the second half of 2011. I will post highlights from July through December.  I won’t post everything but I invite you to view the archives for a complete look at each month. I’d like to thank everyone for checking out the blog and hope you will continue

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08 Jan 2012

Images ~ 2011 A Year In Photos ~ January – June

For the next two post on the site I am going to review 2011 with some of the images that have been posted in previous months here and on my web site. I am going to start at the beginning of the year through June with this post. I won’t

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10 Dec 2011

Event Coverage ~ New Era Los Angeles Flagship Store Opening Party ~ Hollywood

Thursday night Stephanie & I attended the opening party for the New Era Los Angeles Flagship store in Hollywood. Our great friend Melloe Won will be running the store for New Era so we able to attend the opening party as his guests. The store is on Melrose Ave in

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