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Drops More Upbeat Graphics with RIPNDIP Spring 2018

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It’s hard for some brands to be original when creating new streetwear these days, but it’s never the problem for RIPNDIP. The RIPNDIP Spring 2018 collection is now available!

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Los Angeles-based RIPNDIP is known for its playful, fun-loving approach to both skateboarding and streetwear. See what’s new, including the all new “must be nice” condoms, new colors in the Lord Nermal shirts, new colors for Lord Nermal pocket tee/backpack/Ripped beanie/board, Dead Rose hoodie, Nermal Camo cotton coach jacket, Nermal 3M shoulder bag, Pill Plush pillow, RIPNDIP spring 2018 stickers pack, and Peek a Nermal sweat shorts, among other things! Check out all the fresh new RIPNDIP gear below!

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The skate-minded creative forces at RIPNDIP delivered eye-grabbing patterns that appear on everything from socks to matching short and T-shirt sets, while an assortment of long-sleeved shirts and hoodies are emblazoned with a wide range of referential graphics for Spring 2018.

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Blending RIPNDIP’s LORD NERMAL character with symbols ranging from The Grateful Dead to The Great Wave off Kanagawa which is perfect for the cool kids who stay on that next level. It’s exactly why Tyler, the Creator has been seen rocking the all-over cat print gear. If you don’t know, now you know.

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Take the Reshoevn8r Cleaning Challenge

Like skating in your favorite white kicks but not looking forward to cleaning them?

Using the 3 Brush Advanced Laundry System, Reshoevn8r took on the challenge against some of the grimiest everyday shoes, the Vans all white authentic sneakers. Check out how Reshoevn8r performed on these shoes.

Here’s how it all went down:

It started with pouring the Reshoevn8r patented solution into a small bowl with cold tap water.

Used the hog bristle brush first to loosen dirt. Next transitioned to the all purpose brush for the tougher dirt. Let the brush and solution penetrate to trap and remove grime.

For deep cleaning, used the laundry bag and detergent to run the shoes through one to two laundry cycles.

We’ll let you be the judge on the results.

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Reshoevn8r shoe cleaner is effective and easy to use on all types of everyday shoes.

 

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It can be hard to find ways on how to clean your new white kicks without ruining the actual shoe. The problem with buying white shoes is that they inevitably become, well, less white. And while there’s something to be said for lived-in shoes that don’t look fresh out of the box, there’s a fine line between a few scuffs and downright dirty shoes. Here are some tips on how to brighten your prized and limited-edition sneakers to keep them in tip top condition.

  • Size and insert your washable shoe trees into shoes, they adjust from size 6-13.
  • You will need a small bowl filled with ¼ to ½ inch of water; put three squirts of Reshoevn8r’s Advanced Eco-Friendly All Natural Shoes Cleaner.
  • Dip Reshoevn8r brush into cleaning solution and pre-treat any stubborn dirt on shoes.

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  • Position sneakers soles together and put in Reshoevn8r sneaker laundry bag.
  • Be sure to pull drawstring snug and fasten cord lock (tip: you may want to tie a sailors knot in drawstring).

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  • Before placing Reshoevn8r bag in washing machine, make sure wash cycle is set to “COLD” water only.
  • Add a small amount of your favorite detergent and let the machine do the rest!
  • When wash cycle is finished, remove from machine and let air dry.
  • Do not remove shoe trees until drying process is complete.

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No more wondering how to clean Vans shoes and other high quality kicks  – Reshoevn8r’s shoe cleaner has it all, it’s easy, inexpensive and works amazing!

From us, to you … the Lula 101 Service, Styles & Smiles crew

 

 

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THE HUNDREDS

 

ARE YOU READY FOR SPRING?

For The Hundreds spring has sprung.

Check these  out!!

 

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The colors are poppin’, but the style is sick.

You can feel the spring spirit just from their clothes.

 

 

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Their bombastic graphic T-shirts and crew neck are available in 2018 spring collection.

This design is inspired by ’90s sketch comedy shows.

It is  unique and fresh.

The Hundreds is a two-part project. One of them is Classic Californian Streetwear brand. The second is a media platform dedicated to Global Street Culture.

 

Yes, they are truly representative of California street brand, and also they also provide the latest info about Street Culture to the world.

 

 

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Super dope.

 

They collaborate with Disney, Adidas, and Garfield to expand streetwear culture to more people.

And they collaborated with Japanese artist, Usugrow, recently.

He is an icon who has collaborated with many other street brands and created album covers for musicians.

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Cool, right?

His graphic interpretations are awesome, giving The Hundreds’ products a look different from usual but amping up the coolest factor … and then some!

They spread not only their own culture but also other cultural outlets like music, art and animation.

Hmmm, what could be next?

Can’t wait!

 

Alright then,  let’s get ready for spring together with The Hundreds!

 

 

From us, to you … the Lula 101 Service, Styles & Smiles crew

 

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RASTACLAT

Small details make your style rock!

 

And Rastaclat is the best way to detail your looks.

So many colorways, so many options … you will find your perfect match.

 

Rastaclat’s seasonal releases includes special styles to help you look your best.

Check these out:

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It is same color as Sriracha sauce. (Just don’t put one on your scrambled eggs!)

Rastaclat recently launched Valentine’s day styles and Chinese New Year’s version, too.rastaclat8

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Great looks make for great gifts.

Pick one for your friends, family, boyfriend, girlfriend … or you!

 

They also have simple ones for that clean, crisp look in many color and style options.

You can choose your Rastaclat to go with your style or, plan your look around your Rastaclat.

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Or, choose a Rastaclat that helps define your kicks like this!

 

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So fun to collect a bunch of different styles and colors.

And check out their spring and summer collection:

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These are streamlined looks with elegant colors. And they bring us spring positive vibes.

So may choices, it’s hard to choose, right?

 

To make your choices even harder, they have many more styles than what you see here, so please visit their website below to learn more about Rastaclat.

 https://rastaclat.com/

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Now let’s start spreading positive vibrations with Rastaclat! Are you in?

From us, to you … the Lula 101 Service, Styles & Smiles crew.

 

 

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GOT CLEAN KICKS?

Shoes are the houses for your feet and are THE most important key for your outfits.

People who care about their total look always wear cool & clean kicks.

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Cool!

But if these shoes are dirty and look old, the outfit-of-the-day is going to be messed up.

 

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You want to rock your favorites kicks for long time, right?

Then, you need to use Reshoevn8r.

Reshoevn8r was created to be “The Ultimate Sneaker Cleaner,” and it is the world’s only one-stop-shop for all your shoe care needs.

This brand’s products are Eco-friendly and it cleans and protects your shoes like no other.

You can save your shoes and, at the same time, you can save world!

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Check out this video!

The before sneaker … not so great. But after Reshoevn8r, like new!

This 100% natural shoe cleaner/ conditioner is also good for environment in addition to making your shoes, and you, very happy.

Not only that, but Reshoevn8r won’t break your bank, so you can use it regularly.

Also they have water based Reshoevn8r Water and Stain Repellent pump spray.

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This product is beyond useful.

You can use this for nylon, suede, canvas, leather, polyester, mesh and fly-knit materials.

 

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They also have several types of brushes, shoe keepers … everything you and your kicks need!

To learn more about Reshoevn8r and how it will brighten up your life, visit:

https://reshoevn8r.com/

So now it’s time to refresh your shoes and hang out with your buddies without shame!

From us, to you … the Lula 101 Service, Styles & Smiles crew

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LIKE TO HAVE FUN?

Well, NEFF has always been about having fun!

Check these styles out … cool and functional, right?

 

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How can NEFF create such fun and awesome products?

Simple. The answer is in their anthem, “Forever Fun.”

FUN is key for them, which is why so many fans are attracted to NEFF.

Pro sports fans, skaters, musicians and adventurers support this brand, and also share the anthem.

Have FUN, and be STYLISH while you’re doing it.

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This cool Southern California brand that hails from Southern California was launched by Shaun and Joe Neff.

To hear them tell it,  “We are like a gumball machine; spitting out endless flavors for the world to consume.”

As they say, they always give us new inspiration, flavors and excitement.

Are you fascinated by having FUN with Neff?

Then you share the anthem, too, and “you are one of us now.”

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Well alright then, put on your Neff and get ready for spring and summer. We’re waiting for you!

From us, to you … the Lula 101 Service, Styles & Smiles crew

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NEVER MADE

 

 

 

This cool brand from Los Angeles based designer Francisco “Cisco” Reyes.

Have you heard of Cisco? If not his name, you know his work.

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Yes, Cisco works  with Obey’s Shepard Fairey, and they have a collab this spring!!

And he’s done freelance design for cool brands like Rebel8, Hurley and Urban Outfitters.

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Cisco’s passion for art and culture translates to his singular illustrations.

His design is inspired by tattoo art, punk rock and even vintage advertising.

 

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Check these out!!!!!

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Dope, right?

He is expressing bunch of his messages through the coolest designs.

 

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Recently, he posted this on the Instagram.

 

Something coming……..

Hmmm, excited?

We have to keep our eyes on this brand,……and you should too!!!!

 

 

From us, to you…the Lula 101 Service, Styles & Smiles crew.

 

 

 

 

 

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AGENDA 2018 !!!

Agenda 2018 in Long beach! Agenda has been the most diverse and creative lifestyle fashion show for five years. Here you’ll find the latest in creative direction and the coolest styles. Agenda has started with tight group of 30 brands but has now exploded to more than 1,000 brands representing at the show.

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Yes, as this Rastaclat booth proclaimed, Agenda always spreads positive vibes. Now, let’s check the dopest stuff at the show!

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We found this poppin’ color-blocked Bimmer at the VAST booth!

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The one and only NEFF. This brand launched in 2002 in Southern California, and it all about having fun, embracing adventure and bringing good vibes to the world.

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We stopped by the NEFF booth and CEO Bill said hello to CEO Bill:)

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NEFF collaborates with artists and celebrities while expanding upon their creations. Here they collaborated with Nickelodeon, and their anthem is “Forever Fun.”

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How cool is this? They designed Lord Nermal as wave. This cat-wave design looks like Japanese old painting. RipNDip keeps rippin’ the creativity with each season.

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Can you see yourself in this? … The Wall of Never Made!

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Cool Kicks for Fila fellows!
At this year’s Agenda, Fila and many sports brands represented, including two more of our favs, Umbro and Kappa.
And check out this display …

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You choose face and band and create your own NIXON wrist art! Super dope!

Well, there you have it … top street, skate and lifestyle brands showing their latest creations, classics and cool ideas to keep us coming back for more.

At the show, we saw coolest guys. Please check it!

From us, to you…the Lula 101 Service, Styles & Smiles crew.

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RIPNDIP has released their outstanding Holiday 17 collection

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Have you ever heard of RIPNDIP? Hasn’t everyone?

RIPNDIP is a clothing brand founded in Orlando, Florida in 2009 by skater Ryan O’Connor.

They later moved their home base to Los Angeles and soon catapulted into one of the coolest streetwear brands prized by tons of fans all around the world.

RIPNDIP has a very unique look, to say the least, and it often focuses on fun and crazy designs that aren’t afraid to stray from normal.

You can’t miss their eccentric Holiday 17 collection.

Let’s check it out.

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Better than original, right?

RIPNDIP’s new NERMAL LISA L/S has a very familiar graphic. Yup, this is real art for RIPNDIP fans.

 

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And here is the latest camo jacket from RIPNDIP!

This cotton jacket has a black, brown and green camo pattern detailed with subtle faces for an original look.

 

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Next up is the Madonna white hoodie from RIPNDIP.

You can enjoy this comfy hoodie any time of the year.

The back graphic of Mother Mary as a cat holding a baby Jesus is def gonna make your look pop.

 

Now it’s time to enjoy RIPNDIP’s outlandish view of the world!

For more information, visit

https://www.ripndipclothing.com/

From us, to you … the Lula 101 Service, Styles & Smiles crew.

 

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ComplexCon 2017 Long Beach

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ComplexCon is the world’s largest gathering of like-minded pop culture enthusiasts.

It took place at the awesome Long Beach Convention Center during the weekend November 4th and 5th, and Lula 101 was there to see the exclusive sneaker drops, interactive experiences, musical performances, edgy, innovative and dope streetwear brands & collabs (RipNDip, Never Made, 10 Deep, Champion, The Hundreds, Undefeated, Sanrio, Fear of God and many more.)

This poppin’ event brought sneakerheads, celebrities, and streetwear fans to rock the house, and throughout the venue, there were psychedelic Manga-style visuals by renowned Japanese artist Takashi Murakami.

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Takashi Murakami is a Japanese contemporary artist and one of the host committee members of Complex Con 2017.

He not only designed this event with his unique view of the world but also released limited collaboration items like skate, tote bags and T-shirts.

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Diamond Supply Co. x Project Blitz x Retna

Super cool collaboration was available only at ComplexCon 2017!

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Puma’s booth was buzzing with activity featuring by some hip-hop artists, include A$AP Twelvvy, Diamond Supply founder Nick Diamond and photographer Thomas Falcone.

Visitors to the booth enjoyed taking pictures at special photo space.

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Yes, this is RipNDip!

RipNDip had an outstanding view of the world and they released limited ComplexCon exclusive capsule collection.

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Never Made debuted their hand-distressed vintage Levi’s jackets this year.

All the vintage Levi’s jackets are sourced from thrift shops throughout the year. Each jacket is then stylized and handmade. Super dope.

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At the NIKE booth, basketball super stars, Kobe Bryant and Kendrick Lamar sat together and chat about how basketball and hip-hop music influence their lives.

What a special experience for fans!

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Both days had night concerts in the ComplexCon Arena. Many famous artists, including Cucci Mane, M.I.A and DJ Khaled performed and delivered amazing performances and vibes.

Callahan-Bever, one of the masterminds behind the birth of ComplexCon said, “I’m just so proud to see 50,000 young people motivated to come out and engage with our brand.”

From us, to you … the Lula 101 Service, Styles & Smiles crew.