Long absent from the viral pages of The Blueprint, Canadian knitwear label Kanata returns thanks to a Fall/Winter 2013 Capsule Collection alongside Shinsuke Takizawa‘s NEIGHBORHOOD. Inspired by the traditional sweaters and knits of Vancouver Island’s Cowichan tribes in British Columbia, Canada, the capsule includes a vest and cardigan – both with zippered plackets, shawl collars and buffalo motifs – in conjunction with a matching pair of beanies. The full range is now available at select stockists and via their own online store.
We’re exactly two weeks away from arguably the biggest hip-hop release of the year: Drake’s Nothing Was the Same. Moments ago, Drizzy shared the official (and very majestic) album trailer which, although short, features a snippet of a crazy Hit-Boy beat. They were cooking alright. Enjoy.
Crafted with a keen eye on detail to stand the test of time, Herschel Supply Co.‘s latest collection for Fall 2013 sees the use of cotton canvas at its center. Designed with a simple, color block motif, the Classic Cotton Canvas collection is constructed from a high quality, enzyme washed heavyweight cotton canvas and finished with full-grain leather details, suede trim, brass zippers and brass pin clips — the sort of meticulous detailing famed by the Canadian imprint. Bringing forth odes of heritage in contemporary light, the collection stretches from backpacks, totes to duffles, with each profile available in bold seasonal hues of black, navy and rustic green. Made with durable cotton, these offerings will accompany you through countless adventures ahead. Look for Fall 2013′s limited-run Bad Hills collection now at their online store. [See More]
When it comes to music videos, Steve Aoki'sDim Mak label are known for keeping it both fun and provocative, and the latest music video from their Canadian producer Felix Cartal doesn't disappoint. The quirky video features a pool-side water fight, which is followed by a group of angry girls getting their revenge on their football playing nemesis'. The summer ready party track, which features strong vocals from Koko LaRoo, is equally as fun, pumped up with strong a impactful vocal edits, fast build ups and a steady slapping bass line.
Quebec streetwear label Protocol Outlook unveils its collection for Spring/Summer 2013, the final season before terminating in May. Featuring classic designs and quality layouts we’ve come to expect, the line boasts a variety of cut-and-sew, T-shirts, ReeferPants, jackets and plenty of accessories, all bearing the Protocol Outlook signature style. Standout releases include an 100% wool felt Authentic Varsity Jacket, Overlock Hoody, tees and Florvl Snapbacks as part of the pack. Look for the line now through select online shops worldwide. [See More]
Cabot Links is the latest golf course to open on Cape Breton Island on the northern tip of Nova Scotia, Canada. Designed by Rod Whitman, the 18-hole course is positioned on rugged, oceanfront terrain. Its design incorporates sandy soil with a dramatic seascape and the undulating Nova Scotia landscape. Cape Breton has six golf clubs, and this newest addition has two dining locations, Panorama Restaurant and Cabot Bar. The Lodge at Cabot Links has 48 rooms, and rates start at $165 per night. Call for your reservations today. [See More]
Tyga was reportedly held at gunpoint recently and made to dance to his club anthem Rack City at gunpoint. The Young Money rapper had just finished playing a concert in Winnepeg, Canada, when he went to eat at a diner and apparently treated a concert promoter unkindly.
"Tyga was hungry after his concert, so we took him to a diner. The waitress came over and asked ‘who’s paying for the food?’ Tyga pointed his finger at me in a feminine way and said 'he is'," the concert promoter said according to MediaTakeOut. [Read More]