Hringur

Skaters are no different to your average tourist, but just how do you plan a skate-trip to a place you’ve never been before? Easy. Instead of scouring Tripadvisor or Instagram geo-tags, you pull up Google Street View, drop some pins on spots that look skateable and pack your bags. Earlier this year, that’s exactly what Jim Craven, Henry Kingsford and the Carhartt WIP skate team did, as they traveled to Iceland, a country known for its rugged terrain and sweeping grassy landscapes, in search of concrete.

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Artist Feature: Antal

House. Techno. Brazil. Jazz. Soul. Disco. For more than two decades Amsterdam-based record store and distributor Rush Hour has been serving up exceptional, eclectic music. Launched in 1997 by Antal Heitlager and Christiaan Macdonald (who left the company in 2012), the company has grown to become a key institution in the global music community.

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Terra Firma

In the open space of a ranch in Berlin’s countryside, New York-born dancer-turned-photographer Luis Alberto Rodriguez contorts and twists the famously rigid fabrics of Carhartt WIP, showcasing the Fall/Winter 18 collection through his sculptural creations.

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Label Feature: Ominira

Since 2011, the producer and DJ, Gunnar Wendel (a.k.a Kassem Mosse), from Leipzig, Germany has operated as part of the Ominira label – a loose collective of artists and friends that functions as a focal point for hard-to-define sounds...

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On Tour: Carhartt WIP presents Oddisee

Critically acclaimed Sudanese-American rapper Oddisee is back on the road, this time traveling to Australia to showcase his signature brand of conscious hip hop - presented by Carhartt WIP.

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Soul Skate Documentary

Since 2007, Kenny Dixon Jr, better known as the DJ and producer Moodymann has been hosting skate parties in Detroit. Dubbed “Soul Skate,” this biennial event is the pinnacle of parties for this burgeoning – but largely unknown – subculture of rollerskating fanatics. All year round, they travel the country attending similar but smaller parties. Dixon Jr, however, plays a low-key role — demurring to his Soul Skate team, who host the event and with whom he travels to skate. This one, he says, is about Detroit and those with a love of skating.

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Label Feature: Neubau

Young and brimming with attitude, Vienna-based label Neubau is one of the freshest labels to have emerged from electronic music’s recent contemporary-wave and dark-groove spheres. Founded by Florian Stöffelbauer, aka Heap, and Simon Heidemann in 2015, the label has so far released nine EPs by artists from around the world, such as Aufgang B, Karamika, Sheila Fleurator, MR TC and Alexander Arpeggio.

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1 Week with 1UP at Revolver Upstairs

Having previously supported Martha Coopers book “Hip Hop Files: Photographs 1979-1984” in 2004, this year Carhartt WIP returns to present "One Week with 1UP". "One Week with 1UP" is a unique photography and art project created by the legendary New York photographer Martha Cooper, the Berlin-based photographer Ninja K, and the world-famous Berlin graffiti crew 1UP (One United Power). The book explores a unique bond between the renowned documentary photographer – who, since the 1970s, has captured some of the most enduring images of the graffiti and hip-hop scenes – and one of world's largest, most fearless modern-day graffiti crews.

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Carhartt WIP Retools the Converse One Star

Following on from our collaboration last year, Carhartt WIP has once again teamed up with Converse, to create a military-inspired One Star sneaker.

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Julian Klincewicz in Conversation With Ligaya Salazar

Taken from Issue 1 of WIP Magazine – a new publication by Carhartt WIP: Julian Klincewicz in Conversation With Ligaya Salazar. After a year of working on projects for Jay Z and Beyonce, Eckhaus Latta and Gosha, the 21-year-old artist-filmmaker-photographer-skate-musician needs some downtime.

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