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FILM’S FUTURE: RYAN MICHAEL’S SHORT FILM DEBUT

Not much is known about the mysterious criminal, Sawyer – Los Angeles Film School’s grad student, Ryan Michael’s, leading protagonist in his upcoming short film, The Burden of the Shepard. Sawyer’s struggle with maintaining a rugged outlaw life tries reconnecting with his

INTERVIEW: 69

Some may consider 69 clothing to be ambiguous, but the collection might better describe itself as being demographic-free. The collection, an assortment of atypical unisex items, is made and produced here in L.A. In the last three years of running and designing 69,

Recap: Clae Fall Collection + Steven Alan Collaboration Party

As these last few nights of summer wind down we found ourselves basking in a smorgasbord of hors d’oeuvres from My Two Cents LA, cold beverages from New Castle & New Amsterdam vodka and live music by Suitman, Mathieu Schreyer, DJ

CONTEST: IT’S A STELLABRATION

Photo cred: @mr_tsp Summer is ending and we know you spent all your money on a good time (re: alcohol). Lucky for you, your alcoholic beverages are giving back. Stella Rosa wine is giving you the opportunity to be a

TRIPLE THREAT: KOSHKA FEAT. ASHLEY MOORE

For the next installment of our Triple Threat segment we partnered with KOSHKA, a Los Angeles-based online women’s boutique that houses in-demand and on-trend brands like UNIF, Cheap Monday, Mink Pink and Shakuhachi, just to name a few. Catering to the free-spirited, effortlessly fashionable

INTERVIEW: GUNS GERMS $TEAL

Best friends and creative team, Smiley Stevens and Philippa Price, are the two designers behind one of the most bold and exciting menswear lines out there, Guns Germs $teal. Coming straight out of LA, a city that continues to struggle

THE SCOOP: 10 THINGS TO DO IN LA BEFORE SUMMER ENDS

While our blazing inferno of a summer seems to last deep into October and even meanders into near-Christmas territory, Angelenos might be surprised to learn that summer technically ends September 21. Yes, like all great things, it must come to

WHERE’S ANDRE?: PROJECT RUNWAY SEEKS ASPIRING DESIGNERS

Making use of that gigantic live/work Fashion District loft you so resourcefully chose in lieu of a 7th floor walk-in up Bed-Stuy, we hope? Time to show the who’s who of the fashion elite what proverbial time it is this

SARTORIAL PORN: FEAR OF GOD SS13 FINAL DELIVERY

If there’s a style of menswear that has outlived its own decade without  it simply surviving out of nostalgia or irony, and without showing any hint of winding down, it would probably be grunge. Made popular by bands such as

RECAP: #STREETHEARTS SWIM BASH

Drai’s Hollywood was one big lady love-fest this past Sunday as we got hyped for PROJECT MVMNT less than two weeks away. LA CANVAS got together with the lovely ladies of #StreetHearts to celebrate their achievements as the most anticipated

LISTEN UP: TÉLÉPOPMUSIK

Yes, they’re back! After eight years the French electronic group Télépopmusik has announced that they will be releasing a new album by the end of 2013. Last month they quietly released a two-song EP, Try Me Anyway / Fever. This week the group released

SARTORIAL PORN: AGAIN F/W 2013 LOOKBOOK

They’ve done it AGAIN! Made-in-L.A. brand AGAIN brings 1970s New York Underground into a modern context. Reinterpreting Studio 54 glamour, AGAIN’s Fall/Winter collection brings you metallic blazers, jumpsuits and all-around, made-to-party-in pieces. The collection titled “Exploration without Explanation” boasts a variety of

RECAP: AGENDA TRADESHOW

LA CANVAS hit up the Agenda Trade Show in Long Beach this past week, and now we can’t shake the feeling that we need an entirely new wardrobe for fall. Connection? Maybe. Agenda is like stepping into a world where

RECAP: BAY STREET BAZAAR

The first ever BAY STREET BAZAAR was all kinds of fun this past Saturday, mostly because it gave us an excuse to hang out with all of our best pals and (not) share a Jarritos ice cream float.  Our friends

SARTORIAL PORN: A. SAUVAGE SS14

London-based designer Adrien Sauvage knows how to keep guys looking so fresh and so clean-clean in typical A. Sauvage style of “dress easy.” The celeb fashion consultant and former professional basketball player recently released his SS14 collection, full of nature prints and light-colored,

VIDEO LOVE: WATCH MACEO PAISLEY’S “VACATION”

Longtime friend of the LAC clubhouse and self-proclaimed dork, Maceo Paisley kicks up the tempo and into the most sweltering heat of deep summer with his new video, “Vacation.” The dancer/rapper/sock designer (how’s that for a slashie?) takes to the

TREND ALERT: SUMMER SOCKS

‘Tis the season…well, tradeshow season it is, and we at LA CANVAS are pumped to see the latest trends at one of the biggest events in the fashion and street wear community: the Agenda Tradeshow. It’s where the who’s who

SHOE GAME: TOMMY HILFILGER X GEORGE ESQUIVEL

It’s not often you get to release a capsule collection with your former teacher. Los Angeles-based George Esquivel and former mentor  Tommy Hilfiger collaborate on a shoe collection hitting Hilfilger stores this September 1st. Having first met when Esquivel was nominated for the

A.P.C. KANYE CAPSULE COLLECTION

Kanye with A.P.C. Founder Jean Touitou This past weekend while we were getting rowdy at Palihouse for our Hydration Issue release, we were also feeling the buzz of another release: a Kayne West-designed collection for Parisian minimalist brand, A.P.C. After a picture

SARTORIAL PORN: WREN X LEITH CLARK

  The latest collaboration between ultra-stylist and editor Leith Clark of Lula Magazine and Melissa Coker of LA brand Wren is a match made in dreamy, girly-fashion heaven. Both known for championing 60s-styled printed frocks and whimsical accessories in their work,

SARTORIAL PORN: RODARTE IN ‘LURVE’ MAGAZINE

We are in lurve with this new editorial for the latest issue of French-German publication, Lurve Magazine. The spread, styled by Peju Famojure, features looks from Rodarte’s Spring ’13 collection and uses plants as an extension of each look matching the patterns within the

SARTORIAL PORN: MADEBUYUS PURITY COLLECTION

  LA fashion design duo Matthew Baus and Alexa Demie have fused together what made 90s sportswear practical, versatile, and fashionable into their new clothing line, MADEBUYUS. They recently released their first limited collection titled PURITY, composed of minimalistic casual summer items

SARTORIAL PORN: SANDRO X HUGH HOLLAND SUMMER 2013

“Locals Only” Parisian Brand Sandro would not be the first this season to be adapting Californian surf and skate culture into their latest collection. With brands like Katin collaborating with Club Monaco and designers like Shaun Samson taking queues for

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