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[T-Shirt Tuesdays] Dancehall inspired visual artist Robin Clare collaborates with Stussy

25th March 2014 |

Having featured the work of visual artist Robin Clare on Thenublk some time last year I was excited to see that she’s collborated with streetwear brand Stussy to bring her dance inspired artwork to life (and t-shirts).

Her work which … Read More

Clarks in Jamaica: The rudeboy shoe of choice that originated in rural England

24th January 2014 |

When it comes to fashion and iconic style, the Caribbean and in particular Jamaica can be said to be a major influence on British fashion. From sharp suits of West Indian immigrants in the 50s and also reggae and ska … Read More

[T-Shirt Tuesdays] New Summer collection from Shimmy Shimmy

17th July 2012 |

Looks like I’m getting my Jamaican 50th Independence pre-celebrations in early with these T-Shirt Tuesdays posts, lol. Shimmy Shimmy have been doing some really cool staff since we last featured them last year. They’re back with a new limited edition … Read More

[Art & Design] Robin Clare’s ‘Jamaica Project’ explores Jamaican dancehall and party culture

11th July 2012 |

These prints remind me of the Dancehall animation Sarah Doyle created a couple of years ago. Speaking about the project, Australian artist Clare says:

 

“Jamaica Project explores the way in which modern Jamaica expresses itself through its dancehall and party culture. … Read More

T-Shirt Tuesdays: Shimmy Shimmy

24th May 2011 |

Shimmy Shimmy is a dancehall/bashment and caribbean music blog based out of London, UK, that’s been running since 2007. Alongside that, DJing and hosting radio shows, the SS family also produced its first print zine, ‘No Ice Cream Sound’ earlier … Read More

T-Shirt Tuesdays: Selector Clothing

9th November 2010 |

Selector is an LA-based, reggae-inspired T-shirt brand, launched in the summer of 2006. The goal is to offer graphic tees and fleece inspired by Jamaican music, ranging from ska, rocksteady, and foundation artists, through to the latest in … Read More

T-Shirt Tuesdays: Ranks London

19th October 2010 | | 3 Comments

The debut line from the new t-shirt label Ranks hits all the right ’90s pop culture marks. “Born out of an urge to create garments that we wanted to wear, but simply weren’t available,” these first three tees imagine idealized tour … Read More

visualise: Ebony Patterson

7th January 2010 |

‘Gangstas for Life’ explores the fashionable practice of skin bleaching within Dancehall culture.The images raises questions about perceptions of masculinity within Jamaican dancehall culture.  The images are deconstructed into stereotypical homosexual beauties, with bleached faces, red glossed lips, glitter and feminine … Read More

Music 101: Beenie Man

1st September 2009 |

Wow, September needs to start…next week! I had a big plan to have an elaborate music month and September is already here. This is going to basically be a 30 day video playlist with all the music I like, lol.

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