The Holding Monster

As I was considering all the different collaborations of the past I looked back at our vault of collaborations and boy was there plenty. From Disney to Transformers to Mooneyes to Beats By Dre to Alpinestars. We went way back to 2012 when we released a collaboration with Bride of Japan. For 2020, you’ll see…

My top 15 builds of the decade.

So as I’m writing this I’m realizing placing these cars in the order I did may give me anxiety as I try to sleep thru the rest of 2019. Anyways, here are my top 15 personal builds from the past 10 years. Some of my favorites were built before 2010 so I couldn’t list those…

John Mayer x Neighborhood Japan

When I got the invite to an intimate concert in Japan with John Mayer I didn’t hesitate to book my flight as I knew it would be something close to spectacular. Tokyo, John Mayer, Friends. What I didn’t expect was the 3 hour flight delay which got me to the event right before it started.…

End of Year Meet

Wanted to thank everyone for coming out to our end of year meet. Was pretty skeptical considering the rain but a bunch of you guys came thru and supported. Hope to see you soon. Lots of stuff releasing from the brand and hope you all have a safe holiday season. – mark photos by Mark…

Illest Manila at The Rail

The Hometown.  Back in the blog with fresh updates from Illest Manila’s offerings for Q3 2019. Found in one of the Philippines’ premier lifestyle boutiques, The Rail, the SF-based streetwear label focuses on bold prints for this season. Last weekend, I visited one of its flagship branches  – U.P. Town Center Quezon City. Check out…