Oneupmanship Journal

  • WWII into Present Day. 2013/08/16
    Both as impressive as it is chilling, great imagery merging previous WW2 photographs with the modern day.  Through collaboratiion with the the State Museum of History of St. Petersburg and the Ru …
  • CONNOISSEUR x VERAS. 2013/08/09
    It's a pleasure to have been a part of these, the Veras x Connoisseur 'El Mono' boot. Made with the Veras main man Neil Morris, a good guy with a wealth of experience in this industry, …
  • TRIMM STAR. 2013/07/26
    The Trimm Star is one of several new Adidas models which get the thumb's up here, first introduced in 1985, Trimm Star was licensed to the German Sports Association as part of it's campaign …

EIGHTIES (80s casuals)

The Casual Connoisseur Blog

  • ROSES RE-RUNS 2017/04/24
    Now and then some of our older designs are too good to leave in an archive and thus we're doing a re-run of the Roses tee from around four years back, way before a hint or whisper that they' …
  • BEIGEL CONNOISSEURS TEE 2017/04/05
    As always here at CC for the last eleven years and beyond we're inspired by the things we see, the places we go and that can be absolutely anything! Clobber, pubs, music film and er….bagels!Thi …
  • LITTLE UPDATE… 2017/03/28
    Spring is upon us, or at least it has been approching the last few days with the sun shining and the birds singing. It does drop at night and it might yet snow in April as the last few years, but it d …

Pounds Magazine

  • THE SLADEST STORY EVER TOLD 3 2017/01/29
    ナニ!?スレイドが3月に来日するとな!それならこちとら黙っちゃいられねえってんだ!(言ってみただけです)という訳でpounds編集長から少しばかりスペースを頂いてただの曲紹介(主に低迷期)をやるんですがお久しぶりですノロイ・ガルシアっす皆さんお元気で何より。ではまず1曲目、クワイエットライオットの"カモン!"カバーヒットで再浮上する1年前の名曲ですね。いってみよ。   …
  • A DIARY OF HE-SO-CUNT (PrimaLoft taking over…) 2016/12/30
    ___text by Enoki Naohiko(HeSoCunt KOBE)Marie Tells Me「パンがなければチクワを食べればいいじゃない」とJR新大阪駅構内ネルサイユ宮殿(produced byカネテツデリカフーズ)のマリー・アントワ・てっちゃんが言うかの如く  お主!「ダウンがなければプリマロフト(PRIMALOFT)を着ればいいじゃない」と言ってみる寒冷地用ウ …
  • Oi! Oi! Avoided A Bit Too Fat! 2016/12/29
    THE AVOIDEDthe headlining band forBOOTSTOMP RECORDS PRESENTOi! Festival 2016Dec 11 2016 at Shinjuku LOFTall pics by 岩上 Iwasan 浩一