Arts + Life

A Bathing Ape Opens in Paris

A Bathing Ape (BAPE), Japanese streetwear manufacturer recently opened its first flagship store in Paris, France. Spanning across 1,500 square feet, the retail space is located along Paris' Rue de la Verrerie street. The location will carry the line's full collection of clothing and accessories in addition...

KFC ‘Kentucky Christmas 2017’

American fast food giant, Kentucky Fried Chicken continues its annual tradition of celebrating the Christmas season with a limited edition menu of holiday pre-order sets for the Japanese market. To many Japanese, the Christmas holiday has become synonymous with the American fast food giant, Kentucky Fried...

A Piece of Paradise

Directed by Patrick Alcedo, A Piece of Paradise is a feature-length documentary offers a tribute to millions to Filipino foreign domestic workers. Documented over the course of five years in three countries, A Piece of Paradise follows the intimate lives of three Filipina women as they...

Kellogg’s Announces Limited Edition Super Mario-Themed Cereal

Kellogg's has teamed up with Japanese electronics company, Nintendo for a limited edition Super Mario-themed cereal. Consisting of star-shaped oats accompanied with various mixed berry marshmallows in the shape of Super Mario power-ups, the cereal box also functions as an amiibo accessory. Those playing the recently...

Vans Launches Special Collaboration with ‘GeGeGe no Kitaro’

Southern California-based clothing and footwear brand, Vans has recently  released a special edition collection paying homage to the legendary Japanese cartoonist Shigeru Mizuki. Taking inspiration from  Mizuki's manga series GeGeGe no Kitaro which dates back to the 1960s, the artists' characters are depicted on two Old Skool...

Atmos Teams up with Timberland for 6″ “Teal Waterbuck” Boot

Japanese footwear brand, Atmos continues it collaboration with American outdoor footwear brand, Timberland for a limited edition take on the classic 6? boot. Taking inspiration of the color of a clear lake in winter, the "Teal Waterbuck" boot highlights a waterproof premium nubuck upper covered in...

McLaren Unveils One-Of-A-Kind Zenith Black McLaren 720s

British automobile manufacturer, McLaren recently unveiled a custom 720s supercar during this year's Dubai International Auto Show. Based on McLaren's new 720s coupe, the 1-of-1 model is called the Zenith Black McLaren 720s. The 720s takes inspiration from a Bruce McLaren quote — "Life is measured in achievement,...

Seoul Music: The Rise of Korean R&B

Presented by breakout artist Gallant, Seoul Music: The Rise of Korean R&B is a mini-documentary chronicling his exploration of the country's emerging KR&B scene. Developed in association with Red Bull Sound, Seoul Music "culminates in Gallant's performance of 'Skipping Stones' with rising star Lee Hi during...

Takashi Murakami Coming to the Vancouver Art Gallery

Famed Japanese contemporary artist, Takashi Murakami is set to exhibit his most popular "The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg" retrospective at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Running February 3 through May 6, 2018, the exhibit marks Murakami's first major exhibition in Canada. “We are thrilled to offer...