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The Hundreds x Jackson Pollock artist collaboration.

The Hundreds x Jackson Pollock artist collaboration in Los Angeles, California, July 7th, 2017.

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“I want to express my feelings, not illustrate them”—Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock is one of Bobby Hundreds’s favorite artists: “You’d think that after centuries of artistic exploration, there’d be nothing new under the sun in terms of technique. But, pushed to the edge—both in medium and personal life—Jackson Pollock stumbled onto a new frontier. He recast painting for another generation of artists to dismantle, debate, and develop.”Bobby said.

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Regarded as the “greatest living painter” during his lifetime, Jackson Pollock spearheaded the Abstract Expressionist movement by developing an energetic, radical style that changed the way we think about art today. “I have no fear of making changes, destroying the image, etc., because the painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.” -Jackson Pollock

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A detail from Pollock’s paint-splattered studio floor appears as a graphic element throughout The Hundreds collection, which includes a canvas work jacket, a series of printed T-shirts, headwear, a skateboard deck, an ash tray, shorts, and a puzzle.

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The collections slip the leash and stick to its own unique and unfettered, for this reason, the feeling expressed was authentic and sincerely.

The Hundreds x Jackson Pollock capsule collection will be available starting July 7th, at The Hundreds flagship stores, Online Shop, and select authorized retailers worldwide.

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The Hundreds is beyond proud to announce its newly released Spring 2017 collection !

Available now at The Hundreds’ flagship store, online shop and select authorized retailers now. Too cool!

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For the spring collection, the new designs capture a L.A. lifestyle mash-up with stylized workwear. Moreover, The Hundreds highlights its new collection with boxy, oversized fits, hybrid/reversible garments and new fabrications, as well, like engineered jacquard knits and reverse sateens.

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Paying props to “80’s British Ska and the 2-Tone movement, throughout the Spring collection, H-checkered patterns appears. This pattern signifies harmony between blacks and whites and everyone, and offers a refreshing contrast to divisions between red and blue.

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The Hundreds’ outstanding Spring 2017 collections moves the L.A. lifestyle story forward in a big way: The classic chino “penn” shorts (above left) are made of stretch selvedge twill with a drawstring waistband; the crew-neck “Generation” sweatshirt (above right) indicate California car culture.

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The bottom line with an oversized shape: The boxy “Campbell” pullover hooded sweatshirt (left) in comfy sherpa fleece has vintage puff printing along the sleeves; and the “Well” jacket (right) made of lightweight cotton twill is an oversized mac coat with a corduroy collar.

For more information on The Hundreds Spring 17 collection, please visit https://thehundreds.com/

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

The Nines Grand Launch

“At the end of the day, I think it’s what we all want.”

Trent Javier – Co-founder – The Nines

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On December 9, we welcomed the newest streetwear / contemporary store in Manila, Philippines: The Nines. Highlighting heritage brands and new-age cuts, the drinks were on the house and the in-store raffle, giveaways and music by DJ Ace Ramos and NixdamnP made it a night to long be remembered.

Energizing Manila’s burgeoning menswear scene, The Nines intersects streetwear with contemporary high-street fashion.

Conjuring up styling sensibilities from a bygone medieval era, the retailer derives its namesake from the phrase “dressed to a knight” – later transitioned into the American-led adaptation, “dressed to the nines.”

While its origins imply an aptitude to clothe oneself in the finest of formalwear, The Nines reinterprets this to denote dressing well in any such genre, be it streetwear, formalwear or anything in between.

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With a core foundation rooted in fashion and photography, the shop converges both mediums to create its own distinct design language and its in-house photo studio styling area.

Customers are encouraged to snap their very own lookbook-mannered pictorials in a well-controlled, professional environment.

Moreover, The Nines staff remain at the ready, eager to discuss brand concepts while offering sartorial expertise on how customers can stylize items into their own artistic agendas.

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The Nines is positioned to help pioneer The Philippine’s menswear movement and gear up to acclaimed labels while securing exclusivity with highly coveted imported brands as Thrasher, Stamped, I Love Ugly, Odd Future, Publish Brand and Blvck Scvle.

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Other noteworthy names showcased at The Nines include Vitaly, Civil Regime, Rastaclat, Suavecito, Richer Poorer, Clear Weather and RESHOEVN8R.

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As you can see, The Nines brings the most typical American style to the Taguig district of Manila, Philippines.

According to Trent Javier, the co-founder of The Nines, their goal remains simple: to help spearhead a movement based on stylistic excellence.

More importantly, The Nines aim to project and instill confidence to any and all who walk through our doors.

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The event photos show you exactly how hot and popular The Nines is in Philippines.

Therefore, our friends living in, or traveling to, Manila should check us out to find your favorite brands in an amazing venue.

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So how do you feel about The Nines now? Want to follow this super-cool shop and learn more about it? Well here’s your chance!:

Facebook:  @THENINESPH Q

Instagram: @THENINES_PH

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

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Exploring the Future at ComplexCon 2016

「complexcon」の画像検索結果Summer is coming to an end in California, and it’s time to check out the exciting new trends and collections. The Lula 101 crew was thrilled to be at the ComplexCon’s inaugural mega-event at the Long Beach Convention Center. ComplexCon is an expertly curated convention and festival that brings the world of Complex to life. So many cool clothing brands, footwear and artists gathered at this space. We enjoyed watching, listening, shopping, tasting and experiencing the future … now!

Okay … Want to take a tour with us? Here we go …

Saturday, November 5th

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It’s another sunny day in Long Beach, California! The Lula101 crew hangs out in front of the Long Beach Convention Center. Can’t wait to get inside!

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OMG, look at this crowd! It’s lit! Don’t get lost …Tons of industry people and brand fans were here from all over the United States for this legit event.

Here is our highlight video of what we experienced at ComplexCon.

Lula visiting hours

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There was number of big name brand like Adidas, Champion, X-LARGE, etc. I want this BAPE sign in my room … and check out RipNDip’s huge blow-up cat! So many booths to visit!

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Here is the exhibition produced by @projectblitzla. We were surrounded by all these superb NIKE shoes. Beyond cool!

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Takashi Murakami is a Japanese contemporary artist, works in fine arts media as well as commercial media and is known for KAIKAIKIKI. The oversized air globe “Baburu” has his images imposed over its surface and responds to your touch. Fun!!

Now it’s time for Lula’s special visits … let’s go say hi to our friends!

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Reshoevn8r has created the safest and best cleaning solution by manufacturing it in the USA. It is one of the most reliable and fastest-growing shoe care brands today and has garnered the slogan as “The ultimate sneaker cleaner.” We could actually get our shoes cleaned inside this dope van.

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FairPlay is a Los Angeles-based brand, inspired by the functionality of athletic gear while adding a touch of character with intricate sport design. We love this newspaper wallpaper on the walls. Too cool.

The Hundreds

The Hundreds apparel is inspired by Los Angeles Lifestyle / California Culture and Southern California’s skateboarding, surf, punk, and hip-hop cultures. They just released the collaboration with Death Row, the pioneering West Coast hip-hop label.

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Richer Poorer took a minimal approach to their booth at ComplexCon, letting their product speak for itself.

Richer Poorer is innerwear that makes everyday a good one: well-made, beautifully designed socks, boxer briefs and tees. They had exclusive Blush Pink tees for men and women only available at the event.

Of course we enjoyed music with the biggest name artists like Pharrell, Skillrex, KidCudi etc.. It was hottest place in entire world … off the charts!

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End of the trip

It was hard to say goodbye to this dazzling place. We had a blast, it was almost like a dream,  but this was very real … and we’ll be back.

Hope you all had fun on our tour … see you soon!

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

Summer 2016 street fashion

Lula Apparel Presents: Celebrated American Brands Summer 2016 Collection

Like it or not, heat waves, sweltering humidity and maddening mosquitoes are punching the summer ticket – and they are ready to make a season-long statement.

Without planning ahead by sporting trendy styles with cool silhouettes, one can easily drown from summer’s long spells of scorching weather, making it feel like hell on earth.

So when summer’s heat arrives in full swing, embrace refreshing colors and cool, comfortable styles to help you rock the season instead of allowing it to simmer you. You can even shine throughout summer time by following along here as LULA 101 showcase some of the best summer trends for you.

- FAIRPLAY - All is Fair
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- PRIMITIVE APPAREL –
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- RASTACLAT - Seek the Positive
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- REBEL8 - Spread the 8
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- BENNY GOLD - Works for Jerks
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- MELIN –
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Yes friends, you need to gear up when the season heats up. So let our stylish summer collections be the HOTTEST thing you experience this season!!

As the leading Asian-Pacific distributor of fashion-forward American designer brands, Lula 101 always updates you with trendsetting news for U.S. brand fans from Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Philippines and Singapore. They’re hot and cool – and just right for you.

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Viva AGENDA @ Las Vegas 2016 Winter

Crowned as the most diverse and creative lifestyle fashion trade show in the world, AGENDA SHOW Winter Series was held at “The City That Never Sleeps – Las Vegas”. The buzz of excitement was in the air and filled with fantastic traffic during this three-day event.

Presented in true classic Vegas style, came with free-for-all red eyes and bad choices, these three days were just as crazy as the nights.

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With invitation, LULA101 proud to join this seasonal festivity and visited our trendy streetwear partners for lots of inspirational on unique collections! Let’s take a moment and take a look at some behind the scenes images from the trade show floor!

Depp breath, buckle up and here we go!

- CIVIL REGIME - Celebrate The Difference 

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- DOPE – 

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- GOLDEN DENIM – Stay Golden

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- MELIN BRAND - California Luxury

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Paying homage to one of the greatest and most influential legendary rapper in the 90s – The Notorious B.I.G.  aka Biggie Smalls, Primitive Apparel showcased its newest collaboration with Biggie during Agenda Las Vegas.

- RASTACLAT - Seek The Positive

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The limited edition “YZY STACK” featuring the DOVE Classic Bracelet and PIRATE Knotaclat with its exclusive 2 in 1 collection box.

- RICHER POORER - Elevate Everyday

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Being the leading pioneer of apparel distributors across Asia Pacific, LULA 101 continues the dedicated effort in bringing the coolest American original styles to popular marketplace such as: TAIPEI, BANGKOK, MANILA, SEOUL, HONG KONG, SINGAPORE, JAKARTA, AND KUALA LUMPUR along with our excellent SERVICE, STYLES and SMILES!

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Celebrate Originality and Lifestyle at AGENDA SHOW ’16 Long Beach

 

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Two Days, over 750 brands represented, with thousands attendees to witness the latest and trendiest Spring/Summer 2016 collection, AGENDA Show had over ruled Long Beach, California and it is the most diverse and creative lifestyle fashion trade show in the world!

The concept of AGENDA Show is to embrace each originality and lifestyle of the brand, with the emphasis on communicating the story and inspiration behind each product. It is “…where passion becomes profit and the business of creativity is conducted in a truly authentic environment…”

With much organic excitement waiting to be explored, LULA 101 and Regain International had been invited to experience this annual festivity and preview what is coming for lifestyle, streetwear, action sports, outdoor, footwear and various  of other cool apparels.

Buckle down and take a deep breath, it is going to be a thrilling ride along with Team LULA!

[CIVIL REGIME] “The Fight Worth Fighting”

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[CLSC] “Perfect Your Craft”

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[CROOKS & CASTLES]

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[THE HUNDREDS] LOS ANGELES LIFESTYLE / CALIFORNIA CULTURE

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Team LULA with the one and only Bobby Hundreds – founder of THE HUNDREDS.

[The MELIN Brand] “This Is Earned”

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Team LULA/Regain Taiwan posted with co-founders: Brian McDonell and Corey Roth, and the newest collection “Water-Melin” in the tank. Coming Soon in 2016

[RASTACLAT] Spreading Positive Vibrations – One Wrist At A Time

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Team LULA/Regain Taiwan posted with Mr. Rastaclat: Daniel Kasidi

[REBEL8] SPREAD THE EIGHT

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[THRASHER]

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AGENDA Show is filled with creative vibe, awesome energy and fantastic collections for 2016! Along with our global partners and team of outstanding staff members, LULA101 will continue to deliver latest STYLE and quality SERVICE, with bright SMILES across Asia Pacific for you.

Coming To South Asia, here is “THE HUNDREDS”

THE HUNDREDS is coming to the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand! 

THE HUNDREDS is the world’s first social merchandising company, and LULA is proud to announce the exclusive partnership with this Southern Californian lifestyle phenom in Southeast Asia!

Inspired by LA’s skateboarding, surf, punk, and hip-hop cultures, THE HUNDREDS crafts popular apparels in graphic t-shirts, denim, wovens, fleece, outerwear, headwear, eyewear and out-of-this-world accessories. THE HUNDREDS is a lifestyle project that remains personal and direct with its fans. It vows to be reflective of the community and culture, with full commitment to its fanbase.

THE HUNDREDS is HUGE, and the wait is over!

Major cities through Southeast Asia, will join this exclusive club along with:  Fairfax District of Los Angeles, Union Square of San Francisco, SoHo of New York, and Santa Monica of SoCal to experience the latest LA lifestyle trends!

Check out THE HUNDREDS archives on LULA speaks.

The Hundreds- Baja Pack

The summer collection from the The Hundreds introduces one of the best selling patterns labeled, the “Baja Pack.” It is a reinterpretation of the classics and The Hundreds found a way to do this with all of their new patterns – the Era Camo and the Large Polka pattern.

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“The crescent” t- shirt boasts an updated pattern that replaces the standard yarn dye stripe with a repeated print taken from a photo that Bobby Hundreds captured while driving through Arizona on a design trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico. We really like the concept and creativeness used with this pattern. It is very inspiring that the print was captured by their own Bobby Hundreds.

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Classic Baja California pieces are a nod to hand-dyed, heavyweight poncho fabrics from Mexico, but The Hundreds give it a modern update using the Baja print on a lightweight cotton jersey fabric. It still looks like the thick Baja ponchos, but it is great for your summertime adventures with the new lighter fabric in vibrant colors.

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Whether you are heading south, north or points in between, you will rock a cool summer look and laid-back style with the “Baja” pack from The Hundreds.