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FILM :: Honda Presents Failure: The Secret to Success

By on Feb 28, 2011 in MOTOR WORK | 1 comment

“Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure.” – Soichiro Honda Soichiro Honda knew what he wanted. Even in failure, it never phased him. For him failure was his secret to success. For every wrong move he made, there was a right outcome to grow from it. For him, every fall was another reminder, a motivation to continue to aspire. And with each nightmare came another chance to dream better. This was his proper mindset. And to see a company like Honda really become a dominant force in the auto market, it really motivates all the dreamers out there. Check out this short yet inspiration film about failure, the secret to success. :. Michael Cabuco...

STYLE // Johnny Cupcakes: Living the Dream Without Selling Out

By on Feb 28, 2011 in SOCIAL | 0 comments

“I’ve done it without going your typical route. No college education, no start up loans, no investors, no wholesaling or help from giant stores, and little-to-no advertising. I’ve managed to employ both of my parents, my sister, my neighbor, and all of my close friends so that they don’t have to work jobs they don’t enjoy.” – Johnny Earle Back in 2000, little did Johnny Earle know that his cupcake idea would turn into a multi-million dollar empire. It has been a decade since Johnny Cupcakes set up shop from the trunk of his ’89 Toyota Camry and since then, he has opened two stores in Massachusetts and one along Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles, CA. His clothing line is found worldwide and is a fan favorite of the streetwear scene. He also releases his gear in limited quantity and sticks to the idea of keeping his products unique, fresh and...

STYLE // Model Monte Carlo, Model Monaco

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Keeping to the tradition of freshness, we’re launching a new segment featuring slick styling straight from the streets. The new segment features the best photographers from around the globe showcasing their freshest candids. Let’s take a look at Issue #0 featuring photographer Gordon von Steiner as his eyes, I meant camera, wanders freely at Monte Carlo and...

STYLE // Taylor LaShae: Bluebonnet of Texas

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Sweet and stylish are only a few words that can describe Taylor LaShae. Hailing from Houston, Texas, the fresh face beauty is an individual of many talents. She is a model, a stylist and a true fashionista at heart. Her work captures the “moment” we seek in our lives, the raw emotion, and the pure beauty of life itself. Rarely do we come across inspiration from the soul, but she is the exception. I caught up with Taylor to hear her story behind and in front of the camera. I heard you’re a vintage camera collector. From your collection, what is your favorite camera and why? This is such a tough question for me, being that I love ALL of them equally! Although, my newest one is definitely one of my top favorites! It was a gift from my sweetie for my 22nd birthday! It is a Canon F1 3rd generation.. It is all manual, HEAVY BODY! I love the way it feels in my hands and the...

STYLE // Julliet K.: Lookbook in Translation

By on Feb 27, 2011 in SOCIAL | 0 comments

So we’re thinking of scheduling posts around the website. So far, it’s been, whatever pops in our heads, post it! However, I think it’s better if we run on a schedule. Moreover, if additional thoughts incur, we’ll post them on the side. So to get things started, today, Wednesday, will be the lookbook day. We try to feature lookbooks inspired by everyday people who enjoy the style scene, just like you and me. Secondly, we’ll feature the regular lookbooks from our top pick designers. So for our first lookbook feature, check out Juliett K. from Poland. I came across her lookbook while browsing through LOOKBOOK.nu, which is an excellent site for fashion heads alike. The whole site itself is powered by everyday individuals who embrace style with ease. I’m very impressed with her styling choices. All her outfits carry a great theme and are color...