California Culture: The Hundreds

I’ve been waiting to post this for a while! This is my favorite clothing brand hands down! Not that I don’t like or wear other brands, but The Hundreds is the shit!

Every single season they release quality garments that put across many messages representing me and where I have come from. It’s California culture! Growing up in California, I have traveled to all four borders of the state. I love the west coast! You can tell that The Hundreds feels the same way!

This past weekend, I took a trip to San Francisco to visit one of their storefronts (they have four total: Los Angeles, Santa Monica, New York, and San Francisco). It’s such a great shop. The design of the shop is a architectural ode to the cave from The Goonies. It’s lined with skull infused black rocks and the floor is black concrete that has been clear coated so that it looks like water. They even have the HUGE skull shaped rock on the back wall of the shop. Their main logo is a bomb character that goes by the name Adam Bomb. The shop is small, so it’s kind of easy to miss, but the TH crew put an Adam Bomb sign peeking out from above the shop’s door (check it in the slide show below). Also, since their symbol is Adam, the front door of the shop is an actual bomb proof door! Such a unique concept! The Hundreds attention to detail is unparalleled. You have to check it out for yourself.

Their clothing is fantastic! Quality shirts, jackets, sweaters, sweatshirts, hats, denim, eyeware, accessories, and shoes. Their shoes are named after famous Los Angeles athletes and their denim pieces are named after streets in LA (The Hundreds started in LA). Everything they make is infused with California in some way or another. Click on the links that I’ve posted to check out their full line-up.

The co-founders of this brand, Bobby Hundreds and Ben Hundreds, are doing things right! I’ve been wearing The Hundreds for about seven years now and it just gets better with every season that passes. Keep it up TH crew! I’ll be rocking this brand even when I’m an old ass man!

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Last photo courtesy of The Hundreds

Brand Vitals

Website: http://thehundreds.com

Twitter: @thehundreds, @THSkate, @bobbyhundreds, @benhundreds

Facebook: THE HUNDREDS

Locations:

The Hundreds Los Angeles
7909 Rosewood Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 807-1754
thla@thehundreds.com

The Hundreds San Francisco
585 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 817-9912
thsf@thehundreds.com

The Hundreds New York
96 Grand St.
New York, NY 10013
(646) 558-3114
thny@thehundreds.com

The Hundreds Santa Monica
416 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(424) 268-3905
thsm@thehundreds.com

The Brooklyn Circus: Taking Men’s Fashion to the Previous Level

Founder of BKc, Ouigi Theodore, has created something fantastic in the fashion industry! He has gone forward with fashion by looking back at it. This retro-sexual brand has taken influence from classic designing techniques and pushed them full force into the world we live in today.

BKc makes shirts, jackets, cardigans, pants, hats, and accessories. Everything you need in your arsenal to look fresh. These pieces of clothing are made here on the wonderful shores of the United States of America. A true American brand! The Brooklyn Circus has flagship storefronts in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.

One thing that I think this brand does well is the meshing of classic clothing with technology. It’s 2011 folks, and if you’re a small business, you absolutely need to fully utilize the technology at hand! BKc has an online shop and they are also using social media to it’s fullest potential. Keep it up fellas!

Gentlemen, you need to check this brand out. If you’re a lady, make your man’s next gift something from BKc because I know you want him to look fly!

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Photos courtesy of The Brooklyn Circus

Video courtesy of TheForecastDotTV

Brand Vitals

The Brooklyn Circus NYc
Address: 150 Nevins St., Brooklyn, NY 11217

Phone: (718) 858-0919

Hours of Operation: Closed Monday, Tuesday-Sunday 12:00PM-7:00PM

The Brooklyn Circus SF
Address: 1521 Fillmore St., San Francisco, CA 94115

Phone: (415) 359-1999

Hours of Operation: Closed Monday, Tuesday-Saturday 12:00PM-7:00PM, Sunday 12:00PM-6:00PM

Website: The Brooklyn Circus

Twitter: @TheBKcircus, @TheBKcircusSF