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The Hundreds X Amoeba Music

“I’ve never been about the money. I’ve always been about spreading the gospel of music and what it can mean for humanity… I just love the spiritual connection people have with their artists and their music.” -Amoeba co-founder Marc Weinstein

Amoeba Music is not only the world’s largest independent record store—it’s a cultural institution that champions the spirit of music. The Hundreds was founded by music lovers – a hardcore kid and a hip-hop head – so we’re extra proud to present our The Hundreds X Amoeba Music collection.

thehundredsIG_exteriorThe Hundreds and Amoeba Music are excited to announce The Hundreds X Amoeba Music, a limited-edition capsule collection and collaboration!AmoebaxHundredsLate last month, The Hundreds collaborated with legendary hip-hop label Rawkus Records on a special joint collection that paid tribute to the record company’s storied history. Continuing to mine the brand’s musical influences, The Hundreds now teams up with world-renowned record store Amoeba Music for another collaborative effort that bridges the gap between music and streetwear.

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The Hundreds X Amoeba Music collection includes a series of short-sleeve and long-sleeve T-shirts, a pullover, tote bag, and hat all utilizing dip-dye techniques and a bold version of the classic Amoeba logo.

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A limited-edition offering, The Hundreds and Amoeba Music’s collaborative capsule delivers a graphic-heavy range of new t-shirts, hoodies, accessories and hats. Notably, a large portion of the designs featured in the collection utilize a unique dip-dye method, allowing those particular items to stand out from the rest. Graphic motifs from the long lineages of both brands can be found in this new collaboration, making for an artfully-branded collection that proudly displays its affiliations.

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You can purchase the limited-edition T-shirts, sweatshirts & more at our stores starting June 7th.

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You can take a look at The Hundreds and Amoeba Music’s new collaborative collection above, and you can expect to find the capsule’s wares on the shelves on Amoeba Music locations and The Hundreds Los Angeles, and online at The Hundreds’ official website.

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

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Do you Publish? We do, and we did, at the biggest Publish brand event this year in Asia.

Held in Taipei on March 1, this remarkable gathering included influencers from 30 different companies, including fashion publications and media; contemporary apparel boutiques and lifestyle brands; premium malls; such as fashion bloggers, trendsetting advocates and public figures. Special VIPs, including GQ and FHM magazine editors, were part of the invitation-only experience to witness the latest looks that Publish is bringing to the world.

Asia loves Publish brand, and event attendees enjoy a special guest appearance by Alex James, Publish’s Creative Brand Director who, along with Publish founder Michael Huynh, started the Jogger Pants fashion craze. Publish represents, and Publish loves Asia.

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Today for Tomorrow

Publish, the renowned California-based street-meets-contemporary style brand, has redefined daily life by delivering premium, timeless products and ideas that transcend the realms of art and fashion. With the booming growth of sneaker culture, the organic creation and clever introduction of Jogger Pants has helped them become one of the best-selling contemporary pants in the new millennium.

But Publish is much more than Joggers, and its forward-thinking designs and superior craftsmanship have been embraced by fans worldwide. Using some of the finest sourced fabrics in the world, Publish sets the fashion standard for top seasonal collections.

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– Spring collection “Second Nature” –

With an earthly minimalist theme that ties past trends with new, the forward-thinking collection taps into natural of color palettes, focusing on the strength of Publish Brand’s elevated core pieces with Southern California label’s design evolution. With “Second Nature,” be the first to travel into the future of fashion.

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– Jogger Pants “Legacy 2.0” –

As the creator of jogger pants, Publish continues to evolve the versatile piece in this latest collection, dubbed “Legacy 2.0.” Using the Legacy jogger as its base, the new collection keeps the original’s relaxed, tapered fit and 2-by-1 tonal ribbed cuff, while adding an invisible DWR stain- and water-resistant coating to the twill fabric.

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Embrace “Today for Tomorrow” with Publish, and live each day to the fullest, and join the movement of Worldwide Publishers.

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Publish Taiwan Event

Since the dawn of the millennium, LULA 101 has been providing the coolest apparel and accessories brands to Asian markets. Our team works equally well with brands, wholesalers and retailers in the streetwear and action sports industries, which is why we’ve built a strong reputation for offering Service, Styles & Smiles. LULA 101 has provided the singular trendsetting experience of Publish Brand since 2011 in seven countries: Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan.

Publish on.

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Chinese New Year greeting from Lula101

Chinese-New-Year (1)It’s Chinese New Year, the most festive holiday season across Asia Pacific!

Also known as Spring Festival, it is marked by the ancient lunar calendar; therefore, the date changes from year to year. Each Chinese New Year is characterized by one of twelve animals within the Chinese zodiac. 2016, the Year of the Monkey, is the ninth animal in the cycle. If you are not quit sure if you are the “Golden Monkey” Here are the birth years: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, and 1968. 

IMG_2001_blog2During the new year holidays, it is an opportunity to restart with a “new beginning”, which you can go forward and leave all of your old worries and fears behind.

For centuries, Chinese culture has celebrated hopes, wishes and dreams with the releases of Sky Lanterns. This beautiful tradition illuminates the night sky, proving to everyone that light can always be found during dark times. As majestic glows decorate the heavenly skyline, our prayers for longevity and prosperity also outlines a fantastic new year ahead.

Thai LanternsAs the leading pioneer in Asian-Pacific distribution of celebrated American original brands, Lula101 provides the coolest apparel and accessories brands to Asian markets: Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand, Korea, Hong kong, Indonesia, Malysia, Japan, Singapore!! Fans across Asia Pacific can experience the best American original brands and latest lifestyle trends through our excellent SERVICE, STYLES and SMILES

Celebrate the Chinese New Year and the year of Monkey with Lula101,  along with your favorite brands: Benny Gold, Black Scale, Civil Regime, Crooks and Castle, Denik, Dope, Golden Denim, Fairplay, Melin, Mishka, Odd Future, Publish, Rastaclat, Rebel8, Reshoevn8r, Richer Poorer, Tavik, The Hundreds, Thrasher and Primitive!

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May the new Golden Monkey year brings you wisdom, courage and health. Please keep connect with us from the start of this exciting year! 

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The Ultimate Sneaker Love & Care: RESHOEVN8R

For all the Sneaker Heads, footwear is no longer just an apparel accessory. Each pair of “kicks” is now been cherished as works of art. Sneakers of all types, from basketball shoes to running shoes, from sub-culture to urban main street, it has became symbols of social status and a multi-billion-dollar industry in the U.S. embraced by millions.

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When you have an ultimate sneaker collection, the ultimate task on shoe care becomes an everyday necessity. In responding to this trendy demands of the Sneaker Heads, LULA101 presents the Reshoevn8r – “The Ultimate Sneaker Cleaner” revolutionized the shoe-care market since 2010.

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The Phoenix, Arizona based company has a patented sneaker laundry system generated popular following across the globe. No more putting the dirty kicks in the pillow cases and throw them into wash machines,  Reshoevn8r‘s founder and president, an avid Sneaker Head himself, Rob Hagmann and his partner created the complete care solution specifically for the demanding individuals with unexplainable obsessions and love of sneakers.

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Reshoevn8r’s patented sneaker laundry system revolutionized the way consumers clean shoes by offering complete options to wash sneakers, while not compromising the integrity of each precious art. One Pair of Dirty Sneakers, At A Time!

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Reshoevn8r‘s safest and best quality cleaning solution is 100% blend and made in the U.S.A. Reshoevn8r has become the most reliable and fastest growing shoe care brand, hailed by the Sneaker Heads as the “ultimate sneaker cleaner”.

Just like each beloved pair of sneakers, LULA101 wishes all of our fans across Asia Pacific a refreshing and bright 2016 ahead.

Kick off the new year with your awesome shiny shoes with Reshoevn8r. For more information on #Reshoevn8r available in your region, please contact LULA101 for details.

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Life Is A Competition, FAIRPLAY Toasts To Every Opportunity.

In the game of life, everything is a competition. When there is competition, it can bring out the dark forces of human nature. There always those who play dirty. Those are the same people that knock you down so badly, you truly feel like a loser.

Whether you break a bone or a simple scratch, everything is repairable.

Such toughness is the founding inspiration of the latest lifestyle trend: FAIRPLAY. The “L” in the base logo resembles patching things up to become a better person. For today and everyday. “Play Fair” is not a sign of weakness, rather it dignifies ones true honor, strength and ability.

It is the latest story-line LULA101 is eager to spread.  FAIRPLAY has created the newest experience of premium clothing collection for all at an accessible budget point.

Although nothing in life is fair, but FAIRPLAY wants to be the source of everyday optimism and confidence that would ultimately empower the dedicated individuals with the leverage to seek success and overcome everyday adversities.

With great fitment and the the renown Jogger Pant silhouette on the rise,  FAIRPLAY merged today’s sporty action apparel and contemporary lifestyle trend aims to deliver that same aesthetic, comfort to those with various PLAY abilities.

IMG_7439Without opportunity, potential is limited and eventually becomes an afterthought.  FAIRPLAY is here to ensure that no potential goes untapped for the willing. Toast to opportunity.

FAIRPLAY seeks to make the intangible tangible.

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fp2This Los Angeles-based original brand is about to invade Asia Pacific. For more information on #FAIRPLAY in your region, please contact LULA101 for details. #AllIsFair

Sneaker Carnival

LULA World-Experience American Original Inspirations in Asia!

From sunny Southern California to the beautiful city of Manila, two celebrated American original brands, Rastaclat and Publish Brand, had made their grand appearance in the highly anticipated footwear and lifestyle event of the year – Sneaker Carnival 2015. Welcome to the Philippines!

To host this mega party, the spacious venue resided next to The Mall of Asia, the largest shopping & entertaining compound in Asia Pacific. This one-day festival attracted more than 5000 participants, and gathered Manila’s finest local food trucks, drinks, carnival games with best entertainers! Popular brands from all over were eager to showcased the trendiest and coolest merchandise to fans! Two USA-found fashion and apparel icons: #clatforlife and #todayfortomorrow had served the genuine American original inspirations to the party.

To make the event memorable, Mr. Rastaclat himself, Daniel K. was the special VIP at this annual celebration! From the radio show promotion, to event main stage, to onsite autograph signing, the fans were thrilled to see him out and about! The special edition of Rastaclat shoelace bracelets was also made for the carnival, the positive vibration had certainly well received by fans!

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Live from Sneaker Carnival 2015, its Rastaclat to spread “Positive Vibration“!

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The lifestyle apparel icon – Jogger pants presented by the Publish brand was also another highlight in Manila! From fashion runway at the carnival main stage, to limited carnival commemorative Jogger, to fashionable boutique shop at the popular district, fans had the opportunity to experience latest American trend live in Southeast Asia.

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IMG_2079Since the dawn of this millennium, LULA101 has been providing the coolest apparel and trendiest accessories to the ever expending  Asia Pacific market places.

The distinctive niche to encompass the celebrated American originals and designer brands is made possible with the strategic support of her sister company – REGAIN INTERNATIONAL, it completes the streamline service and distribution solutions across Asia.

Started in 2010, REGAIN INTERNATIONAL, has established regional branches in 4 countries: #Taiwan, #Philippines, #Hong Kong and #Indonesia and provides full services to more than 10 international markets with over 101 retail partners.

Major events such as Sneaker Carnival 2015 in Manila, is the best representation of the expertise in regional trends and merchandise placement by  LULA101 x REGAIN INTERNATIONAL. By providing comprehensive distribution and marketing solutions, the winning infrastructure had helped over 31 business partners to expand their global market share, control logistics investment and maximize business profitability.

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From Southern California to Asia Pacific, we are locally based while providing global service. For more information on partnership opportunities in your region, please visit REGAIN INTERNATIONAL.

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Season of HOPES: Change the world with ART

Month of November is a season to reflect and appreciate. At LULA101,  it is an opportunity to celebrate the founding inspirations behind each lifestyle brands, and appreciate the prosperous partnerships began with simple dreams and big HOPES.

It’s never an easy task to start a business venture. The entrepreneurial spirit requires strong heart, solid demeanor and broad vision to achieve any levels of success. When an adventure is devoted for social missions and community values, this would require bigger heart, stronger determination and greater selflessness to truly make the differences. The good deeds give us greater returns in appreciation, fulfillment and achievement. LULA101 is proud to present the story of DENIK.denik bundleThe inspirational story of DENIK began with a few college pals from Utah State University, and it has been blossomed from a grassroots street team of book-slingers to creative artsy-ecletic masterminds. DENIK provides books to customers, corporations and clients across the globe. The mission is a simple one, and with a mighty heart: To sell art work and use portions of the proceeds to help build schools around the globe.

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denik school4In 2015, DENIK has teamed up with hard working partners and roll-up their sleeves to make their dreams of building schools a reality. “The Denik Middle School” has opened its door in Zambougou, Mali. The safe heaven would empower the children of Mali by expending educational opportunities within their own communities. Before the tears of joy could dry off, DENIK team is already vowing for more schools to come, as this is just the beginning of a great mission!

Since the dawn of this millennium, LULA101 has been providing the coolest apparel and accessories brands to Asian markets. With distinctive niche in encompassing celebrated American original and designer brands, and collections to the ever-expanding market places, LULA101 is proud to stand by DENIK and serve as a global partner for the great cause.

The partnership offers collaborations for Asian market places, each special collection offers the fans to experience the artistic creativity and be part of this global community.  Each project brought DENIK closer to the regional grassroots following, and expand to various of market opportunities for the brand.

Founded in the great state of Utah, DENIK is now one of the feature brands been embraced at the premium HOPES lifestyle retail platform in Ximending (Taipei City) – the trendsetting fashion district of Taiwan. With an inviting floor plan and inventive decor, HOPES store is an established trendy stage with big spotlight and vibrant energy. It is a regional popular destination, and an exclusive venue to experience the latest American original collections.SBCUSTOM-Hopes_75sheet-copyIn November, as the HOPES store is celebrating its first Anniversary with friends and partners around the world, DENIK offered its warmest wishes and strongest support for more prosperous years to come.

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In the wintry season to reflect and appreciate,  LULA101, Regain International and HOPES Taiwan want to express the sincere appreciation to Tyler T.  and the DENIK team for the continuous support and genuine partnership.

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Stay Warm This Winter, Stay Awesome All Seasons With “CLEAR WEATHER”

For those of you on the lookout for the latest footwear trend with a futuristic, yet classic style, you will need to experience premium collection by the Clear Weather brand. The brand had only made its debut less then a year ago, but it has already received massive success and popularity across the US. The Clear Weather brand is now available in Taiwan and continue to grow throughout Asia Pacific.  LULA101 is excited for its latest brand partner, as it has created the new experience of premium footwear for all, at an accessible price point.

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The three-liner design of the Clear Weather icon is an actual Native American heritage symbol, that translates the meaning of “Clear Weather”.

With combined practical experience immersed in footwear of over 33 years, the Clear Weather brand was founded by two brothers Josh and Brandon Brubaker. Before the partnership took the market by the storm, Josh curated 100% of the design for Supra footwear from the brands inception in 2006. Brandon also started as a designer at Vans in 1994 and transitioned to the design director for Converse, then established executive position as the VP of design at the Supra footwear.

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Clear Weather demonstrates a strong brand presence at renown footwear stores , and voice the trendsetting premium SNEAKER fashion, being worn by celebrities like Justin Bieber, Sahara Ray, etc.

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Based on genuine values and unique style, the vibrant Clear Weather brand was crowned as “Best in Show Award for Best Footwear Brand in 2015” by the Agenda Trade Show.

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Stay tuned for Clear Weather’s official launch across Asia Pacific! If you haven’t experienced the Clear Weather brand, you are missing out!

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Season of HOPES – Experience The California Luxury

Month of November is a season to reflect and appreciate. At LULA101,  it is an opportunity to celebrate the founding inspirations behind each lifestyle brands, and appreciate the prosperous partnerships began with simple dreams and big HOPES.

Since the dawn of this millennium, LULA101 has been providing the coolest apparel and accessories brands to Asian markets. As the time evolves throughout the years, LULA101 had successfully supported numerous original designer brands from the development stage, to maturity phase and achieved full celebration. Some may needs tons of work on introductions, for some, names tag is not a necessity. Some may want to be embraced by the masses, for some, the exclusive clientele is the pristine focus.

The vision is culminating, the product is captivating and the style is trend-leading, LULA101 is excited for the latest brand partner, The MELIN Brand, as it has created the new category of luxury head wear for the hardest working individuals in the world. Melin1

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The MELIN Brand stems from the word “milliner”.

Dating back several centuries ago, if you wanted a custom suit, you’d go see the tailor. If you wanted to a custom hat made, you’d go see the local milliner. The MELIN Brand inherited such hardworking root and inspiration, developed a whole new spin with their own definitions for the new era: dedication, persistence and achievement.

melinHopeszd4The MELIN Brand produces the best-crafted, finest quality and most prestigious hats on the contemporary lifestyle market. By creating snapbacks incorporating the world’s most premium fabrics, proprietary moisture-wicking interior linings The MELIN Brand is set to create top-tier class of following. The main niche is on details, unparalleled design, style, and innovation.

Speaking on premium fabrics, The MELIN Brand collections are made up of some of the world’s finest materials, including: imported Italian cashmere, drum dyed lamb Napa leather, silky pig suede, and the most elite hats of the brand even feature genuine stingray leather and even diamonds.

Wearing the The MELIN Brand is an experience, it not for everybody…This is earned.

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Founded in Southern California in 2012, The MELIN Brand already took premium social class by the storm. From professional skateboard sensation – Ryan Sheckler, Hollywood movie star – Josh Duhamel and NBA basketball super star –  Dwyane Wade, all have been spotted with the top grain snap-back with pristine demonstration on popular fashion and utmost class.

With nearly 15 years of expertise in regional trends and luxury merchandise placement, LULA101 has held a distinctive niche in encompassing celebrated American original and designer brands, premium collections and quality accessories to the ever-expanding Asian-Pacific market places. Through LULA101‘s complete streamline solution, the The MELIN Brand is now available in Taiwan, and continue to experience steady growth across Southeast Asia.

jj14Started in South Orange County,  The MELIN Brand is now set to its glamour debut at the premium HOPES fashion retail platform in Ximending (Taipei City) – the trendsetting fashion district of Taiwan. With an inviting floor plan and inventive decor, HOPES store is an established fashion stage with big spotlight and vibrant energy. It is a regional popular destination, and an exclusive venue to experience the latest American original collections.

In November, as the HOPES store is celebrating its first Anniversary with friends and partners around the world, the The MELIN Brand was eager to extend its warmest wishes and strongest support for more prosperous years to come.melinbrNovember is a season to reflect and appreciate,  LULA101, Regain International and HOPES Taiwan want to express the sincere appreciation to Corey R.Brian M. and The MELIN Brand for the continuous support and genuine partnership.

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Season of HOPES: Wear it loud, Wear it proud.

Month of November is a season to reflect and appreciate. At LULA101,  it is an opportunity to celebrate the founding inspirations behind each lifestyle brands, and appreciate the prosperous partnerships began with simple dreams and big HOPES.

One of the vibrant lifestyle force had swept worldwide fans of their feet is the Rastaclat® handmade shoelace bracelet brand. The energy preaches on positive vibration and the inspiration was founded in Long Beach, CA. It is rooted by sports, art, music and street culture.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe humble story of the shoelace bracelet start when Daniel Kasidi was a skilled high school skateboarder, with overload of skateboard sneakers sponsored by vendors. He was wondering how to use all of the inventories, and then one day he’d made a bracelet for himself out of the sneaker shoelaces. The creativity soon became a popular trend among friends and on the school grounds. The homemade bracelets became so desired that he started running a small enterprise on campus.

With each bracelet he shared,  Daniel K. discovered, that people shared their personal stories of joy and inspiration with him. He saw the positive vibrations being spread around and realized that a simple creation can come from inspirations that we can all discover in our everyday lives. Little had he knew, Daniel K. started Rastaclat® before he ever had a brand name nor a company vision.

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Rastaclat® represents the cloth of the righteous – an internal commitment to do good and understand the energies we put out into the world define us.

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From mom & pop skate shops, streetwear and sneaker boutiques, Rastaclat® fans have embraced the movement of #CLATLIFE since 2010 across the United States. Today, the positive vibration is celebrated over 31 countries with outstanding international fan-base.

With nearly 15 years of expertise in regional trends and merchandise placement, LULA101 has held a distinctive niche in encompassing celebrated American original and designer brands, collections and accessories to the ever-expanding Asian-Pacific market places. Through LULA101‘s complete streamline solution, the Rastaclat® brand is available in Taiwan, Philippians, Hong Kong and continue to experience steady growth since 2013.

The partnership also traveled Daniel K through couple Asia-Pacific tours, with the first-hand opportunity to establish exclusive dialog with local fans and participate in regional festivities. Each trip brought Daniel K. closer to the unique culture and experience the lifestyle trends. The impact had strengthen the regional grassroots following, and expand to various of market opportunities for the Rastaclat® brand.

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Started in Long Beach, Rastaclat® is now one of the feature brands been embraced at the premium HOPES fashion retail platform in Ximending (Taipei City) – the trendsetting fashion district of Taiwan. With an inviting floor plan and inventive decor, HOPES store is an established fashion stage with big spotlight and vibrant energy. It is a regional popular destination, and an exclusive venue to experience the latest American original collections.

In November, as the HOPES store is celebrating its first Anniversary with friends and partners around the world, Rastaclat® was one of the first to extend its warmest wishes and strongest support for more prosperous years to come via social media.

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November is a season to reflect and appreciate,  LULA101, Regain International and HOPES Taiwan want to express the sincere appreciation to Daniel K. and the Rastaclat® family for the continuous support and genuine partnership.