MUSIC: Frank Ocean x Diplo x Mick Jones x Paul Simonon – Hero
This weekend we got word of an all-star musical collaboration, initiated by Converse as part of their “Three Artists, One Song” series, with Frank Ocean, Diplo, and Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of The Clash teaming up on a new track titled “Hero.”
Julia Benz Designs the La Sardina DIY for Millerntor Gallery
The event at the Millerntor Gallery in Hamburg happened a while back but we’d love to present you a special gem, anyway. Something that was designed during this charity event by Viva con Agua. The Berlin-based artist Julia Benz has transformed our La Sardina DIY Edition to a black and white dream! Read on and get to know more about Julia and her design. http://bit.ly/1ibD6l0
"The most personal tragedy in my life was James Dean, you know. I was nineteen years old, and I had such admiration for him," a tearful Hopper said in 1987. "I was haunted by the death of Dean, which had been the greatest emotional shock of my young life. He taught me so much. When he died, I felt cheated. I had dreams tied up in him, and suddenly, that was shattered. The alcohol and drugs brought me temporary escape. That was the first major thing that really affected me. It affected me for years after. I mean it really did. Even now I still… you know, I question. I mean, I can go to Europe, I’m going to Sweden, I go into a nightclub, and there’s James Dean, Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe on the wall. Going to Paris, there he is… and yet I just feel rather cheated personally. I feel cheated personally and I just… it just leaves me sort of empty and not…"