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Happenings: Urban Outfitters Heads to DTLA


Once home to a booming theater district, Downtown Los Angeles is reemerging as a bright light in the big city. The iconic streetcar is being brought back to Broadway, where Urban Outfitters debuted a new location on December 18 inside one of L.A.'s architectural gems, the Rialto Theatre building, which originally opened its doors in 1917. 


Located between the famous blue Eastern Building and Chinatown, the Rialto had fallen into disrepair, closing in 1987, but through the Bringing Back Broadway initiative, the new UO location is a pioneer in breathing new life into Downtown, where you can now grab a slice at NYC pizza legends Two Boots next door and soon stay at the Ace Hotel, set to open in the former United Artists studio building down the street.




With the Rialto Theatre marquee shining bright outside (lovingly restored along with the theater's original doors), inside you'll find a colossal selection of alphabetized vinyl records and a specially curated crop of Urban Renewal's latest vintage and re-worked finds. Suede fringe jackets mix with neon New Balance sneakers and vintage Fender and Gibson guitars line the walls, reflecting the eclectic style of the neighborhood's young denizens. The huge projection screen at the the rear of the store is a nice nod to the building's history, and will host a rotating selection of visual stimuli for your viewing pleasure. —Maddie Sensible


Behind-the-Scenes: Cory Robinson

Urban Outfitters' Display Artist Mentor Cory Robinson found some time between setting-up our Miami store and making his own art to talk about what's on his holiday wish list, and what he'll gift you if you're lucky enough. 
Interview by Ally Mullen

Introduce yourself!

I am originally from Connecticut, but moved to Philly in 2003. This is where I was lucky enough to get involved with the Urban Outfitters display world and I haven't looked back. I now reside in sunny and relaxing Tampa, Florida. When I'm not working, I sell art work.  In the last few months, my wife and I have also been selling art and vintage clothes at local markets. 

What are the best and most challenging aspects of working on store display?
The best part is traveling to places that I may not usually choose to go, working with all the homies that I don't get to see all the time, creating new stuff, seeing new stuff, and skating new stuff. The hardest thing would be the work and short timeline to accomplish so much. People sometimes think that we are just on some type of vacation sippin' fancy drinks, but we're far from it. We go in early and work late. You have to be focused and ready for a lot to come your way. It's not easy to set a entire store to be visually stimulating in a week's time. It's also hard to remember that you are not on vacation with your friends, so you have to keep your after-work activities pretty mellow. 


Tell us about the Miami tote bags that you designed...
I submitted around 16 drawings—some maybe not so appropriate (cats doing beer bongs)—but awesome nonetheless. The team picked the one they liked sent it to the art department who added color. It was a collaboration really, and I am super stoked to be a part of it!

Let's talk holiday! What do the windows look like right now at your Urban Outfitters store in Tampa?
My holiday windows came out really pretty and cool. There are a lot of mirrors, gold and silver foiling, and lights. I actually got "proud of's" from the company. 

What's on your UO holiday wishlist?
1. Urban Renewal Vintage Jansport backpack
2. Converse Chuck Taylor High-Tops in cream or maybe Low-Top white
3. American Fleece Lounge Pants
4. Dickies Skinny Straight Work Pant
5. Grateful Dead Flowers Tee

When you're getting a gift for someone else, do you tend to buy something or create it yourself?
I try to be creative and make people gifts. Sometimes the time slips away from me and I go into panic mode and just buy something. But mostly I try to create something special. Recently, I've been making these cats cut out of old skateboards, which are fun gifts. If you have a kid, I might gift you one of the onesies or puzzles that I make. If you get really lucky, you might score one of the T-shirts that I designed for Skatepark of Tampa with 'Lil Ripper' on them. Beyond that, you might get a Chili's gift card or a funny watercolor I've made.


Be honest: What's the worst gift you've ever gotten?
I don't remember how I got it or who gave it to me, but I got a $50 gift card to a grocery store. At first, I was hyped, like, "free groceries!" But once I hit the Googler and saw that it was a hour away from my house in Philly, I was super bummed. I'll never drive there and if I did, my chicken nuggets would be defrosted by the time I got home. I still have it, by the way, if any wants a Genuardis gift card. I've kept it like some sort of gift card hoarder.

Where can we find you online?
My website mrcoryrobinson.com. If you wanna see art, pics of my cat or my homie standing in front of weird cars (#gleepglopbycars), then follow my instagram @mrcoryrobinson

Malibu's Live in the Lot Recap

 

(Photos via Steven Andrew Garcia)

In conjunction with the grand opening of our newest and prettiest UO store in Malibu, we teamed up with Converse to present our Live in the Lot music series with live performances by Bleached and Dum Dum Girls. It was quite a treat for us and everyone else who came out to the mellow beach vibe of Malibu to enjoy the tunes, drinks and yummy food trucks! Huge thanks to Converse for co-sponsoring and to everyone who came out and made the event a success! —Tania













NSO Malibu: Surfrider Beach Cleanup


Over the weekend we did a beach cleanup in Malibu with the Surfrider Foundation and cleaned up over 200 pounds of trash from the beach! A ton of our store associates from all over Cali came out to help (on a Saturday morning, no less), and seriously kicked some ass at trash-pickin'. One team even picked up 19 pounds of trash all on their own! Graham, the volunteer with the Surfrider Foundation, made sure everyone knew to keep an eye out for smaller plastic items that get overlooked because those are the items that cause the most damage. At the end of the day, we had a gigantic pile of trash, including some ridiculously big items (like the board above that says "WELCOME TO MALIBU, NOW GO HOME, ASSHOLE"). Overall, not bad for a few hours' work! Check out our picture recap below! —Katie


Here they come! Like a zombie invasion but more fun.


Getting briefed on what to keep an eye out for on the beach.








Garbage-pickin' gloves.










Weighing alllll the trash.


The start of the trash pile.








After everyone returned, Graham from Surfrider told us a little bit more about how to make sure the beaches stay clean.




And that's what 200+ pounds of trash looks like!

If you're in Malibu, you can see our new store at 3806 Cross Creek Road in the Malibu Country Mart.

Look Of The Week: Justine Carrion

This week we're in beautiful Malibu for our new store opening, and there's been amazing style everywhere we turn! It was hard to pick just one look this week, but today we're featuring our Women's Manager Justine because she is doing the effortless Cali style so perfectly.

Introduce yourself! Tell us where you work and what you do.

I started my UO career at Brea as the WACC manager, then got promoted to Women's & after that I went over to Costa Mesa! Now, I'm the Women's Manager at the new Malibu location. When I'm not at work, I'm obsessing over gold jewelry & have been working on a collection of my own, but I only have a few pieces so far!

What are you wearing today?
Today I was wearing an Urban Renewal army tee, BDG Groupie Flare denim, Sam Edelman Trina sandals & my own gold jewelry.

What's your favorite part about Malibu?
My favorite part of Malibu has to be the beach, and of course our new store.

Can you tell us what lipstick you have on? Because it is amazing.
My lipstick is RiRi Woo (Rihanna's collection for MAC). One of my faves!

Where can we find you online?
I'm only on Instagram. You can find me @ Justine_legold!

NSO Malibu Interview: Janelle Pietrzak of All Roads


We spoke with Janelle Pietrzak and Robert Dougherty, the people behind All Roads design, to learn a little bit more about their art and the installation pieces they made for our brand new Malibu store!
Interview by Katie Gregory



Introduce yourself! Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do.
Hi! We are All Roads, Janelle Pietrzak and Robert Dougherty. Janelle does all the weaving, and Robert does all the welding and metal work, and together we do woodworking and product design. I [Janelle] worked in the fashion industry for the past 10 years, from NYC and Philadelphia to LA. In that time I designed apparel and accessories, researched trends in fabric, but mostly sourced and developed fabric worldwide. I recently left my full-time job to focus on All Roads. Now I spend most of my time weaving.

As for Robert, he's been working as a carpenter for about 20 years, and in the past 5 years has added welding. He took a few years off to work as a motorcycle mechanic in Philadelphia. After 4 years back home on the East coast, he is happy to be back in Los Angeles.



How did you get involved with the Malibu store opening?
Someone from the store team noticed the weavings on the internet and contacted us; we were excited to work on this project!

Can you tell us about the pieces you made for the opening?
We liked the idea of keeping the weavings mostly white. The pops of color were inspired by the landscape around our house. Since the summer time is dry now, the hills behind our house are golden wheat and brown. Other bits of color were taken from the incredible sunsets that we see just about every evening. The moons are new to the collection; we have been obsessed with crescent moons and other symbols associated with witchcraft and voodoo.

What are some of the materials you used for your pieces?
The weavings are made from a combination of various yarns and fibers: wool yarn, unspun wool fleece, hemp fiber, cultivated silk fiber, jute and cotton rope. Cotton rope in most of our pieces because it has a great texture and drape. It gets untwisted, looped and sometimes over-dyed. The weavings are then hung from steel rods that are welded with arrows parts, moons or triangle finials. The arrows are then rusted and aged.



Where do you find inspiration?
We saw The Source Family documentary a few months ago, and it was a real inspiration for us. The Source Family was a spiritual group in LA in the '70s. They had a groovy vegetarian restaurant on the Sunset Strip that became a cool hang out for musicians and bohemians. The family members often wore all white and maintained a very disciplined but Utopian life. We have also been obsessed with the crescent moon, and just symbols in general. Symbols for voodoo, witchcraft, religion, etc. We recently both got crescent moon tattoos as a symbol for new beginnings - coincidentally we got tattooed on the summer solstice, which was the same weekend as the Supermoon this past June - so moons have been on our mind.

Who are some of your favorite artists?
There is a lot of inspiring architecture in LA that we both pull inspiration from. The evidence of the hand in the craftsmanship is awesome. Green & Green, Frank Lloyd Wright are obvious, but truly mind blowing when you see their houses in person In regards to textiles - recently the work of outsider artist Judith Scott has been an interesting discovery. She created primitive, yet complex wrappings with yarns and rope, enclosing found objects and talisman inside the cocoon-like wrappings.



Your projects look very labor intensive. What's the longest amount of time you've spent working on a single project?
Probably around one week, however, we have some bigger commissions coming up that are going to take much longer.

Did you have a Malibu Barbie when you were younger? What about Malibu Ken?
I never had Malibu Barbie; I had Peaches and Cream.



Choose:

East coast or West coast?! Reason for your answer?
WEST COAST all day long!!!!!!! We are both from the East coast, but have completely fallen for the West coast life. The weather is pretty much always amazing. The sunshine, the colors of nature. The landscapes are beautiful and vary so quickly - we love the desert, the mountains and the coast equally - and we can visit any of these places in 2 hours or less. Camping is great here. The people we have met here are so inspirational and motivating to our own creativity and projects. There is a lot of great style everywhere you go.

"California Love" or "California Dreamin'"?
California Love.

DIY: Make Your Own Terrarium


In case you haven't noticed, terrariums are all the rage right now. Like me, you probably wanted to get a bunch to put in your room or office, but weren't sure how! Well, you're in luck because making terrariums is probably the easiest DIY you can think of, all you need is a few easy to find supplies, plus something to put those all in! The other day in Malibu, Urban Outfitters opened a brand new store. To celebrate, we had this great DIY terrarium session I'm about to recap for you. To start, you can find tons of terrariums and planters on our website and in stores right now! Get ready to make the room decorations of your dreams. Maddie



First, you'll want to start with a glass vase sort of thing, aka a terrarium! They come in lots of geometric shapes, some that sit on a surface, or can hang from a tree. We even have light-bulb shaped ones. You can purchase any kind you like right here.











Next, you'll want to gather your materials to go inside of your terrarium. I'm thinking various plant matter, like air plants, moss, and things like that. It is best to choose plants you don't have to water that much, since personally I feel that the point of terrariums is to have them be self-sufficient, aka, you only water them about once a week. Succulent plants work well too! Also grab some sand or smaller pebbles, some larger rocks for decoration, and any other fun things you'd like to put inside, like the little dinosaur I put inside.



Once you've gotten everything together to make the terrarium, its time to start assembling! Start with filling the bottom of your container with sand or small pebbles. Not too much! You don't want it to be overfull, gotta have room for all of the other things.



Here's an example with smaller rocks at the bottom.



Then start to fill with your plants and rocks!







Once you've put everything inside your terrarium, add your last minute touches, like my little dino pal here, or whatever you want! You could put vintage pins, little figurines, crystals, basically all of the above.

After that, you're essentially done! You can arrange everything inside however you'd like, its usually best to put the first layer of rocks or sand, then the plants, then embellishments. That way, everything will stay put. Here are some examples of the terrariums that came out of the event!









Like what you see and want to make your own? Get started on your terrarium here, and get decorating!

Malibu Grand Opening: Sunshine Daydream Screening

Our new Malibu store location (3806 Cross Creek Blvd.) is opening this week and to celebrate, we'll be screening the Grateful Dead concert film Sunshine Daydream Friday, August 16, at 9PM! Plus, there will be free beer (for the 21+ set) and snacks, so it'll be just like a movie theater except beer-filled and free. Along with the movie, we'll also be hosting a terrarium workshop all day Thursday, and we cannot wait to get our craft on. For more info on everything, follow @uo_losangeles on Twitter and Instagram!

Interview: Amy Symonds from Calamity Pass Trading Company

Amy Symonds combines nature with artistic nurture to create beautiful hand-painted skulls and jewelry under the name Calamity Pass Trading Company. Below, she tells us about how her upbringing has influenced her, shares her work process, and teaches us what a spit bath is. Make sure to check out Amy's art, some which will be available for purchase at our new Malibu store opening on August 15!
Interview by Ally Mullen

Introduce yourself! Where are you from and what was your childhood like? Where do you live now?

Hi! I’m Amy Symonds, owner of Calamity Pass Trading Company. I live in the Never Summer Mountains, in a tiny Colorado town, very close to my childhood home where my father was the caretaker of an abandoned Fluorite mine. 

How would you describe yourself in one sentence?
I am a mother, a wife, a collector and creator. 



Your work uses a lot of found and recycled materials. How much did your upbringing play a part into the materials you use?
Major!! The mine was literally a ghost town on the jagged side of a mountain. We drove snow machines to meet the school bus! We were always outside, looking for rocks, bone or arrowheads from the Ute Indians. We would snoop through abandoned miners shacks left with food in cupboards even clothes in the closets. Our favorite shack had pictures of naked ladies plastered across the wall. There were huge old mine buildings to explore made of rusty corrugated steel. This is where I fell in love with old things.

In the summer, my sisters and I would sleep outside and lay awake listening to coyotes howl. I am still so connected to nature—the smell of dirt…the wild.



Isolated and stuck together, my father (a solid, quiet, outdoorsmen,) hauled in water for bathing and drinking, and showed us how to skin an elk. My mom (an eccentric artist and free-spirit) taught us how to conserve and reuse and how to sew fabulous costumes for impromptu back porch performances. I learned to look at things in different ways.

P.S. I can also take a mean “spit bath”. (it’s not really spit, it’s using a washcloth and a very little amount of water.) Thanks mom!

What are some of the materials you work with the most? Which is the hardest? The most fun?
Most materials I work with are from nature. Porcupine Quills are the hardest. The tiny bastards make your eyes cross and poke your fingers. The most fun are animal skulls. I believe they keep and radiate their amazing wild animal spirit. I love capturing that, making it something you can hold in your hand. 

How many animal skulls do you think you have you ever made?
About 40. 



What's the process like for making them?
I hike around and find them, or local ranchers drop them on my porch. I love skulls that are old and deteriorated, the ones with half a face that look like they have been to hell and back. I also buy them from a local animal control contractor. We work together to reuse every part of the animal possible.

Then, some skulls require cleaning. This is very gross and stinky. The only one who enjoys this part is my dog. Then I paint them. I prefer to use ink as it soaks in becoming part of the bone. I free hand tiny designs into the skull, creating a folky, colorful feel. 



How long do most skulls paintings take? What's the longest you've ever worked on one, and tell us what it was/what it looked like? 
Most take about two to four hours. The most complicated went down like this: I had just scored a rad rattlesnake skin at a Mountain Man Rendezvous. I was stupidly inspired. Do you know how long it takes to recreate snakeskin on a cow skull!? Like six damn hours.

Tell us about your other works of art! 
I make one-of-a kind jewelry pieces from spent bullet casings, porcupine quills, leather and stones.

You also work with crystals. Do you believe in all of the powers that people believe they hold? What's your favorite one? 
 Yes absolutely! When you feel something from this earth in your hand, it calms you, reconnects you. Fluorite is obviously my favorite by far! 



You spend a lot of time collecting materials… things must begin to add up. Do you hold off on using them until you're ready to create the right piece? If so, what do you have the most of? Do you ever keep anything for yourself? 
I admit I have some sheds. They’re (crammed) full of fabric and fur, vintage clothing mixed with rusty machinery parts, dirty cow skulls, old bottles and wire... some pitchforks. When creating my motto goes, “One for you, one for me.”

So you'll be taking part in the opening of our UO Malibu store. What types of products will you have for sale? Any plans for opening day? 
My skulls will be featured to sell in Malibu. I am dreaming of showing up with my husband on our Harley to celebrate the opening and then cruise Highway 1 for a few days. 



Why do you think your skulls are perfect for the Malibu customer? 
Malibu is the west. Although I have never been there, it seems not so traditionally western. Like my work, it’s free spirited and bohemian, yet still has a rugged western vibe.

Give us your favorite quote about nature.
“To see the world in a grain of sand, heaven in a wildflower
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour” —William Blake


NSO Interview: Washed Out

Washed Out will be playing our new store opening event in Columbia, SC (912 Gervais St.), this Saturday July 22, 2013. We spoke with musician Ernest Greene to learn more about the event, his experiences living in Columbia, and to look into his writing process as he prepares for his second debut album, Paracosm, to be released.
Interview by Corbin Speir-Marrone

Can you introduce yourself?
Hi I’m Ernest from the band Washed Out.

And where are you from?
I’m from Athens Georgia. Well, I’m originally from Macon, Georgia, and I’m currently in Athens, Georgia which is a couple hours north.

What do you have in line for the Columbia store opening?
I’ll be DJing which I haven’t really done in a while, so I’ve collected a lot of new songs to play over the past 6 months. My last DJ gig, I generally played a lot of stuff across the board, '80s RnB, '70s disco and then some current stuff as well.

Do you serato or vinyl?
Yeah, I use Traktor Pro, and I use a midi controller set up that I kind of customized. 



We heard you once resided in Columbia, SC. What's the best thing about living there?
That’s an interesting question. I went to graduate school there, I guess from 2007 to 2009, and I really enjoyed it. I mean, it definitely has a small feeling to it, but with that comes a very tight-knit social scene and music scene in general. It was pretty cool that I didn’t know anyone when I moved there, and it was fairly easy to kind of fall in with some of the musicians in town. You know the University of South Carolina is there, and a pretty good art school, so there are a lot of creative people around. I really loved it.

What's your favorite neighborhood in Columbia?
I had a house in Five Points, which is a pretty interesting location right next to the campus, and there are a number of bars and venues in the area, so I guess that would be my favorite. I had a number of house parties back in those days too, which was always pretty fun.

What influence does your hometown have on your writing and writing process?
At first when I was younger, I think I kind of rebelled against what I thought of as Southern Music, or Southern Rock in particular. That led me to doing more electronic music. With that said, I’ve kind of come around full circle—I’m a little more open-minded than I was when I was 16 or 17. I listen to quite a bit of “Southern Rock music” and I think that had an influence on the new record Paracosm that I just finished. It's a lot of live instrumentation and some acoustic and electric guitars. It's nothing that’s on purpose really, and I doubt anyone would pick that out; it doesn’t scream Southern Rock, but there are just a few ideas that could work in that world too.

Paracosm comes out August 13, 2013 on Sub Pop Records

What track makes you want to take your shirt off and lose it?
It would definitely have to be some kind of club track. It’s funny, I’m often put in a really hard position when I’m DJing because my music is often associated with chill songs, but I’ll be booked for DJ gigs where it's like, 3AM and everyone’s really fucked up, so it's hard to still be Washed Out yet play these club banger songs. I think Michael Jackson in any of his great works can straddle that in some ways. It's very chill in some ways, but it's also such a great groove and everyone knows that people can party to it, so maybe that would be a good answer.

Do you have a pocket stash of tracks that you play at 3AM?
I do, and its something like that, where it kind of works on a couple different levels. Hopefully it's interesting musically—it's not just like distorted bass or whatever—but it's always a challenge.

Young Jeezy lives in and is from Columbia. Have you ever seen/met him?
I haven’t. I would love to, though. I’m a big fan of hip-hop. Actually, when I first started writing songs, they were pretty much instrumental hip-hop songs. I was very much into sampling back then and actually my first couple records are pretty much constructed in that hip-hop production style of sampling old records and putting some beats on top. Yeah, that would be amazing but no, I’ve never met him before. 



What musician, dead or alive, would you like to get a drink with and why?
That’s pretty interesting. I would say Paul McCartney. I think would be pretty cool since he’s still alive. Obviously The Beatles stuff is pretty amazing, groundbreaking stuff, but he’s also continued to make music over the years. I just watched a Wings Over America Live DVD from like 1976 or something and it was absolutely amazing. It was almost ten years after The Beatles. I’m sure he’d have a lot of amazing stories to tell.

CHOOSE! (Southern Style):

Chicken and Waffles or Jambalaya?
Chicken and waffles for sure

Panama hat or Fedora?
Panama hat! [Laughs.]

Washed Out
Sub Pop Records

NSO Interview: Sarah McNab from Columbia, SC

We wanted to learn more about the city of our NSO (new store opening) in South Carolina, so we spoke with sales associate and Columbia-native Sarah McNab to get the dish on the local scene.

Introduce yourself!
My name is Sarah McNab, I'm 20 years old and currently a fashion merchandising student at USC, as well as an intern for Jasper Magazine, Columbia's flagship art's publication. 



Are you from Columbia? How long have you lived in Columbia?
I am from Columbia, lived here my whole life.

What is your background like?
I am a junior at USC, studying Fashion Merchandising and Art History.

Where are you favorite places to shop?
Where to begin! Columbia makes up for what it may be lacking in big name brands with local vintage shops and tucked away thrift stores. I shop most frequently at thrift stores, including Stepping Stones, Revente's Last Call, St. Paws, Palmetto's Thrift and His House. Columbia also has some great antiquing spots, including City Market Antique store and Tri-City Pickers. Bohemian, a boutique in 5 Points, is the best place to shop for brands including Wildfox and Free People, while Sid n Nancy is a Buy-Sell-Trade shop in 5 Points that always has gems hidden in their racks.

Where are you favorite places to eat?
Columbia has an awesome underground foodie scene happening, and my all time favorite restaurant is Cafe Strudel, located in West Columbia. Best brunch spot, hands down! Try the Hangover Hashbrowns, I promise you won't be disappointed. The best burgers in Columbia can be found at Pawley's Front Porch, and the pimento cheeseburger is a southern classic and personal favorite. I also love Menkoi Ramen House, Columbia's only Japanese style Ramen restaurant, which is especially tasty late at night, as it's one of the only places open till 3 AM on weekends.

And finally, the food truck scene in Columbia is legit. My favorite is the 2 Fat 2 Fly wings truck which has a mac n' cheese stuffed chicken wing that IS what dreams are made of.



Best place to people-watch?
Drip Coffee in Five Points is my favorite combo coffee and people-watching spot. It's locally owned and just has good vibes all around. I have to say it's easily one of my favorite places to be in Columbia.

Top five must-see tourist atttractions for those visiting?
1. The River! You can ride a tube down the Saluda River, bring a picnic to the Riverwalk, or venture and find your own hidden away spot located up and down the Saluda and the Congaree rivers.
2. Riverbanks Zoo. Gotta feed the giraffes and see the penguins.
3. The Horseshoe on USC's campus. Filled with lounging students in the fall and spring, the Horseshoe is a beautiful spot for picnics and naps throughout the year.
4. Soda City Farmer's Market, every Saturday morning on Main St. has everything from local produce, artwork, and rhubarb flavored popsicles.
5. The Nickelodeon Theater, an independent movie theater and local institution that always shows off-beat movies that Columbia doesn't always get in the big theaters.

Coolest neighborhood to live in?
5 Points or the Vista.

What's your favorite part about living in Columbia?
Columbia has grown on me. You may have to search a bit for things to do, but they're out there. Whether it be sitting by the river in the summer or ice skating on Main Street in the winter, Soda City has more to offer than meets the eye. I love how Columbia has a tightly knit arts community that is really supportive of local talent. The Student Designer Showcase held each year during USC Fashion Week is a great way for young and aspiring designers to get exposure. Interning for Jasper has opened my eyes to how the arts community in Columbia supports itself, from theater shows produced by USC students to local bands playing shows in resident's houses, Columbia has talent you can't ignore. Because the city is so small it is able to showcase artists in a more intimate and approachable way, which I think makes Columbia a "suburb-city" in the best way possible.



Store Opening: Columbia, SC


Attention! We have a new store opening in Columbia, SC (912 Gervais St.) on Thursday, July 18! To celebrate the store's opening, we'll be throwing a rockin' party on Saturday, July 20, featuring DJ sets by Tanlines and Washed Out. There will also be free BBQ and free beer. (Yes, FREE!) If you're in Columbia, you should definitely come on out!


RSVP here!