Author Archives: forsfimport

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. This is your first post. Edit or delete it and start blogging!

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Watch Your Step: Grant Taylor, Mind Field.

http://www.youtube.com/v/d68CB5M0vYI?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999I’ve put this kid up before and this isn’t the newest video out there, but this kid is such a ripper. So tough.(Did he go through a growth spurt while filming this part?) Either way, sick. Reminds me of getting … Continue reading

Posted in Alien Workshop, dinosaur jr., duane pitre, dyrdek, Footage, g and s, grant taylor, Mind Field, total ripper | Leave a comment

The Fall Three: Jou-Yie Chou, The Ace Hotel.

Over the past year or so, Jou-Yie Chou has become a friend and compatriot.Many evenings have passed in the lobby of The Ace or the bar at The Breslin and more than a few times, with Jou-Yie. He’s partly reason … Continue reading

Posted in jou-yie chou, the ace hotel, the fall three | 7 Comments

Field Report: C’H’C’M’ / Bond st. / NYC.

There’s a pattern emerging. Think UNIONMADE, Wharf, Inventory Stockroom. Good people setting up shop who care about the products they sell. Now add to this list Sweetu Patel’s very recently opened C’H’C’M’ Shop at 2 Bond st.Having an already well-established, … Continue reading

Posted in Bond street, C'H'C'M' shop, field report, nyc | 3 Comments

Shelf Life: My Rugged 211 x Minoru Onozato.

Free & Easy Editor Minoru Onozato has, for over 40 years, searched for, found and collected what has amounted to a vast collection of what he calls rugged style. If you’re at all familiar with Free & Easy, the word … Continue reading

Posted in free and easy, minoru onozato, my rugged 211, shelf life | 9 Comments

Moving Pictures: Apolis Vietnam Expedition Film.

In addition to working at the factory day in and day out, factor in two 60’s era Russian made motorcycles, 1,500 miles put on them, eleven break downs, torrential rains, several near death experiences, very nearly having passports confiscated by … Continue reading

Posted in apolis activism, global citizen, vietnam expedition film | 2 Comments

The Map: Read all About It; EXTRA, NYC.

On a recent visit to EXTRA, Koji Kusakabe’s shop just off the Bowery, I had the pleasure of talking a while with Koji about all things vintage.Koji’s, who now resides in the city, began making vintage buying trips to the … Continue reading

Posted in engineered garments, extra nyc, koji kusakabe, post overalls, takeshi ohfuchi, the map | 3 Comments