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One day of my life: David Strauzz

David Strauzz is a visual and street artist. He has a unique, authentic style and creates grandiose paintings, murals and also original projects. Although David has Czech ancestors, his family emigrated to Canada, where he spent most of his life. But according to him, it was pretty boring over there and he soon got hungry for more culture. David spent some time in Boston and returned to his roots a couple of years ago - to show us how to make proper art. At the moment, he’s also collaborating with Foot

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Marta Fandlová: We are the first generation to see the results of the climate crisis

Marta Fandlová has been a climate activist for 5 years. She studied environmental education in New Zealand, from where she also took home a new perspective on life. According to her, education is the key to the type of change we need to see to solve the climate crisis. She is one of the six signatories of the most successful Slovak online petition #klímaťapotrebuje. In this interview, she’ll convince you that education about environmental topics is really important. When did you become interested in the

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Yababy: My style depends on the moment

The world might currently be almost on pause, nevertheless, for some of us the word rest is almost foreign. Above all, rest should not mean falling on the couch, phone in hand, after school or work. Reebok knows this very well and they’re spreading this knowledge in their campaign for the new Reebok Club C Legacy silhouette. We interviewed Yababy, a Czech influencer, Youtuber and TikToker, who knows very well what it is like to navigate the “social media - work vs fun” border. What does a normal day loo

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TonTon Gibs: Try to develop your own taste in sneakers

TonTon Gibs is a French sneakerhead who makes videos on YouTube specializing in urban fashion and sneakers. He is also the author of the book "Cultissimes Sneakers" published by Larousse editions. He likes to work with brands and retailers to develop projects and highlight cool products that he has reviewed. How many pairs of sneakers do you have?  I would say about 450 pairs. Your 3 favorite pairs? Tough question when you like sneakers in general, but if I had to choose: 1 / Nike M

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Natália Pažická: Sustainability is not about money, but about a personal habit

Natália Pažická is an environmental activist, influencer, and founder of the initiative and non-profit organization #everyindividualmatters. The initiative addresses the issues of sustainability, especially the issue of sustainable fashion. She graduated from Fashion & Branding in Amsterdam, where she focused on the clothing industry's sustainability aspect. She is also one of the six signatories who initiated the most successful Slovak online petition #klímaťapotrebuje. When did your interest in th

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Sofia Ravasová: Blending dance with upcycled fashion

Sofia is a Slovak from Senica, the youngest of the blond sister trio of the Ravasovy family. Not only can she dance like a goddess, she also turns second-hand clothes into trendy pieces. We talked about her upcycling process but also about dancing. How long have you been upcycling clothes? Sometime after high school, I started learning to sew with the help of my mother. Before that, I used to just buy a lot of things in secondhand shops and beg her to adjust them according to my ideas (laughs).

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Jan Černý: With KARA I want to explore and discover nature

In March this year the KARA brand introduced their new creative director - designer Jan Černý, one of the greatest talents on the Czech scene. In this short interview, you will find out what he is planning as creative director, or where, according to him, fashion is currently going. What does fashion mean to you? The liveliest part of our culture. The fastest way to express your opinions. Before you speak, what you’re wearing has already spoken for you. How do you remember your internship with Vir

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Monika Říhová: You don’t have a second chance

Monika lives in Olomouc, but she spends a lot of time travelling between Prague and Zlín. She first got into upcycling three years ago, when she used to go dumpster diving at Zlín’s factories with her friend. Currently, she’s studying her final year of shoe design at the Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín. How would you describe your style? It’s hard to say, but I enjoy working with clean, geometrical lines. I also like unconventional materials and new cuts. I try to realize my ideas both in streetwear as

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Karol and Delikvent: We should be more responsible towards our planet

adidas introduced its own sustainable collection, Clean Classics, which features iconic silhouettes, produced in a vegan-friendly manner. We asked two Czech personalities, influencer Karol Kutilová and barber Delikvent, what sustainability means to them and how it projects into their lives. DISCOVER ADIDAS CLEAN CLASSICS KAROL KUTILOVÁ @KAROLKUTILOVA What does the word sustainability mean to you? That every individual can have a positive impact on our planet. Not only as a consumer, but a

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Tran Ngoc Yen: I love moving boundaries

As we promised, within the Footshop Upcycling Project we interview 6 designers, who we are collaborating with. In the first interview, we will introduce to you Tran Ngoc Yen, for whom sustainability and upcycling are nothing new. This 23-year-old designer, who everyone calls Eliska, is studying design at the University of Tomas Bata in Zlin. You could have seen some of her shoe collections at MBPFW, WE'RE NEXT or for a local brand WOLFGANG. “What I enjoy the most about my job is creativity, moving bo

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Meet the Crew: Honza from Footshop

Honza Nosek aka Honza from Footshop joined us almost two years ago. He’s currently studying the Higher School of Journalism, travelling across Asia, occasionally models for RAP and writes for The Mag, but most importantly, he’s our court copywriter, informing you about our newest releases through our newsletter and writing articles. If you’re considering signing up for our newsletter, keep reading to find out how many sneakers Honza owns and how he imagined the job of being a copywriter would look like (sp

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Zeb One: I find even technical drawings highly inspirational

Zeb One is one of the most essential member of the writer crew called Top Crew. His pieces of art are exposed in the streets of Prague but also in the galleries. He managed to convert his own specific style as a writer on the canvas while using brush. That has shifted his art to the completely new sphere. You can see his talent for typography in our Prague store "Na Příkopě" at this moment. How come you started painting canvases?   Graffs seemed played-out to me and I was getting bore

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