A life long b-boy, Set Free works as a cultural conduit, spending his days connecting brands to niche lifestyle. Throughout his journey, he’s collected as many stories as he has amassed sneakers (impressive), and with the “Set Free Minute” brings his experiences to life in short segments.
Set Free catches up with The Mighty Mos Def for the next installment of The Set Free Minute.
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Put This On, a web series about dressing like a grownup, visits New York City, a place where style is defined and redefined through interpretation and reinterpretation.
Meet the 'Lo Heads. With roots in 1980s street gangs, these Polo Ralph Lauren enthusiasts have made "aspirational apparel" a lifestyle. They once had to boost their Polo from stores and fight to keep it on the streets. Today, their culture is worldwide, promulgated by hip-hop. Their hero is Ralph Lauren - a working class New Yorker who understood that the fantastical power of style can be transformative. Dallas Penn from The Internets Celebrities, a dedicated Lo Head (and former member of the Decepts crew) with a collection of over 1000 pieces of Polo apparel takes us on a tour of this remarkable fashion subculture.
Visit Worth & Worth hat shop, a New York institution with roots going back to 1922. In recent memory, Orlando Palacios has made the shop a home for rockers as well as traditionalists, turning hundred-year-old machines to the task of reinterpreting hundred-year-old styles.
Meet Jason Marshall, a jazz saxaphonist with a classic style. He plays with bands ranging from traditional bop to hip-hop fusion to Aretha Franklin, but he prefers to wear tailored clothes when he does it, and explains why.
And in our Q & Answer segment, find out how to pack your suit for travel. We'll show you a fold to keep it neat inside a rolling carry-on or suitcase, and we'll show you how to keep your trousers on the hanger inside a garment bag.
Erykah Badu is an artist and a proud mother of three. Born in Dallas, Texas she released her iconic debut album Baduizm in 1997 and was hailed as one of the leading figures of the neo soul genre. She has since released other influential albums such as Live and New Amerykah Part One & Two. Badu is furthermore an avid activist and heads her own charity organization, B.L.I.N.D., providing community-driven development for inner-city youth through music, dance, theater and visual arts. This is Erykah.