Photo – Marcus Glahn

DAH SHOP in NYC turned 11 this year. That’s no small feat, especially in Manhattan. I caught up with the OG Tyrone Williams to discuss the shop and all things New York.

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Revolutions on Air

New doc courtesy of Red Bull Music. Let’s take it back….


bff grands nyc

The BFF Grands are going down again in New York this Sunday June 29th at 4pm! Starting in Brooklyn and ending in Manhattan, you know it’s going to be a good time! Check out all the info after the jump and big shout out to Jon Lynn for organizing the whole thing this year!


The Harrison Boyce Alternative


Alternative has teamed up with Defgip’s very own Harrison Boyce to create a capsule of Organic Pima Cotton T-shirts featuring Harrison’s photography.

If you’re in NYC this Thursday 6/19, come by the shop and have a drink with us to celebrate, and see some more of Harrison’s work.

If you’re elsewhere in the world, check this conversation with Harrison about the capsule.

New York In The 80’s

hole in manhattan bridge walkway, 1980, new york, steven siegel

Went back in time looking through this “New York in the 80’s” photoset on Steven Siegel’s Flickr. There’s currently 386 photos from when NYC was a totally different place than it is now. The photo above was titled “Hole in Manhattan Bridge Walkway”. Crazy.

If you want to go deeper, he’s got a lot more sets to get lost in.

Everybody Street Trailer

This new documentary on street photography in NYC looks to be one not to miss. Some great great artists in here….and I can’t wait to hear their stories and viewpoints on what street photography means to them.

Wallpaper: JEST


The story behind this wallpaper is pretty crazy. JEST is a graffiti artist from NYC, who was also part of famed New York shop/brand Alife. I mainly followed him for his writing though. Back in the 90’s, I would drive around all over NYC shooting photos of graffiti.

Fast forward to 2012… I Instagram a set of my old graffiti photos, JEST being one of them (bottom left). I tagged JEST and he ended up commenting and asking for a scan of the pic, which I provided. In turn, I took a shot in the dark and asked him if he would be into hooking up a wallpaper for Defgrip, and he did.

So basically, I shot a film photo in the Bronx during the mid 90’s, Instagram’d it in 2012 and end being in contact with one of the artists. Crazy.

Find your size below. Limited sizes, you get what you get.

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Abandoned NYC

abandoned NYC

I need to go exploring right now – abandonednyc.com

Javas Lehn Studio

My good friend Javas Lehn just launched a new website to celebrate the kick off of his new studio! He’s been working on a bunch of amazing projects and I can’t wait to see what more is in store for him. One of his most recent projects is the design and creative direction for Saturdays Surf NYC’s new magazine. Check out the magazine after the jump and check out Javas new site here… Make sure to check out his blog as well… so many great photos!


Valentino, Kalkoff & Dandois in NYC

Enjoyed this.

Few weeks ago, Alex Valentino, Kevin Kalkoff and Matthias Dandois Flew over the Atlantic to meet up with best spots in NYC supported by Ralphy Ramos, the best spot finder over there.

Here is the result with the Film edited by Thibaut Grevet.

Courtesy of The Diggest

Photogallery: WTP in NYC

Here are some cool snapshots from Andrew White’s trip to NYC to document the WTP crew.

Last September, WeThePeople sent some of their crew to the greatest city in the world, New York City, to clock clips and shoot photos. As is the case with most trips, there was zero plan besides ride. Banking on the hope that some locals would show us some spots, but knowing that if that didn’t happen you couldn’t go one block without finding three spots, we were ok with no plan.

Pete Sawyer flew in from Britain, Andrew Jackson from Los Angeles, Codie Larson from Portland, while Mike Brennan only had to catch a ride from Animal in Jersey City. Tagalong flow rider ‘Smallfry’ joined us for the second half of the trip while truanting from his High School in Jersey. A bit of a random group no doubt, but we all meshed well enough and managed to shred the city every day. And despite some initial uncertainty (Chester emailed me the day before my flight saying ‘I hope you’re not in the ghetto’), our rented flat housed us just fine. The following images are snaps from our weeklong experience in the Big Apple.

– Andrew White

Click below to check out the pics.



Our boy Harrison Boyce cooked up a bunch of promo edits for Animal to showcase their new line.

In case you missed it, check out the look book that Edwin shot HERE, and click below to check out the rest of the edits.


Saturdays Surf Online Store

Our friends at Saturdays Surf NYC have launched a new website/online store where you can pick up everything from their in-house clothing line to the art on their walls. The site is super dope and I can’t wait to see what else they have in store for the new year!

Flickr Find – Twist / Amaze in NYC

Twist / Amaze on Houston St, NYC. Click HERE for bigger version.

Via – Sabeth718

OsGemeos & Futura 2000

Click below to check out the final piece between OsGemeos and Futura 2000 in NYC. This must look crazy mixed in with the city from far away.

Click HERE for more photos.