On the day she dropped her latest EP Sail Out, Jhené Aiko opens up in an exclusive interview with Pepsi.com. Aiko's been busy. Between releasing her EP, dropping a new song with Kendrick Lamar and sharing a brand new music video for "The Worst," the 25-year-old singer knows how to make things happen. She was the first artist to be signed to the No I.D.-run Def Jam imprint Atrium Records. She preaches the benefit of being signed with someone like him, because, "He truly understands what it is to be an artist, because he’s an artist also, he’s a producer... He’s always like, 'Don’t rush anything, just take your time. The music is going to be great regardless of what’s happening.'" After pushing back the release date for her Sail Out EP from October 29th to today, it's clear patience is a part of the game for Aiko. [Hear & Read More]
Stepping into Fall/Winter 2013, San Francisco-based imprint Can And Abel Habiliments proudly presents their inaugural apparel collection. Inspired by brothers Ralph and Hayden Keeley – the collection contains a full range of vibrant color sweatshirts, crewnecks, tees and tanks. Noteworthy items include the classic “Candy Logo” crewneck and the “Peace Be With You” t-shirt. The entire Can And Abel 2013 Collection is now available exclusively at select retailers and through their online store.
In continued celebration of its Paris Meets Los Angeles collection, Garrett Leight has teamed up with Thierry Lasry on this second limited edition collaborative release for 2013 fall/winter. Amalgamating both imprints’ unique qualities, the line draws inspiration from each designer’s home city, reinterpreting vintage silhouettes with modern flair. The glasses, simply dubbed as “Number 2″ takes a classic profile and imparts a modish twist. Available in four colorways, each pair features blue acetate at the bridge and temples and hand-drilled rivets and screws. Finished with a specially designed box by LA-based artist Ashkahn, the collaboration is another special venture from the two longtime eyewear staples. Head over to Eyegoodies for the full collection.
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