HUF x Pleasures Collection

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HUF x Pleasures Collection

HUF and LA-based streetwear brand Pleasures come together for a collaboration rooted in '90s/early 2000's nostalgia. Pulling inspiration from past skate and streetwear advertisements, the collection is a true collaboration between friends that have both lived and loved the inspirations their brands are defined by. The HUF x Pleasures collection features a range of cut-and-sew pieces inspired by vintage thrifting finds – complete with co-branded graphics, reflective detailing, ripstop fabrics with mesh overlays, and jacquarded artwork. Obvious nods to the ‘90s can be found throughout the range with nostalgic graphics like the Gang Control T-Shirt, Head Unit T-Shirt, and the...

Donnya Zidan Directs Vulva Education for Netflix

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Donnya Zidan Directs Vulva Education for Netflix

We're all ears (and eyes!) when we see womxn from our community doing great things. Director Donnya Zidan, has blown us away with the beautiful video about the most intimate part of the female body. To celebrate the release of the third season of the popular series 'Sex Education', Netflix asked Vigics to create a short video in line with the popular series. The talented director Donnya Zidan, who we shot for OnTheBlock a couple of years ago, came up with the beautiful 'Vulva Education'. A talking empowerment video in which various women talk about their relationship with their own...

OnTheBlock at Sneakerness Amsterdam

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OnTheBlock at Sneakerness Amsterdam

This weekend, September 11th and 12th 2021, OnTheBlock will be holding it down for the ladies at Europe’s leading sneaker & lifestyle convention, Sneakerness. We're excited to be having an OnTheBlock booth during Sneakerness at the beautiful Kromhouthal (Amsterdam Noord), this Saturday and Sunday. Not only will we be selling some of the latest arrivals and coolest gadgets, but our OnTheBlock logo tee will be available for the first time as well. Just like musea, shops and fairs, the Kromhouthal is a “doorstroom”-venue. This means there is NO need for testing or Corona passports, but we kindly ask you to use...

Sun Buddies for Carhartt WIP

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Sun Buddies for Carhartt WIP

For Spring/Summer 2021, Carhartt WIP has once again collaborated with premium Swedish eyewear brand Sun Buddies. The collection reworks three of Sun Buddies’ signature unisex sunglasses in six different colors to create frames exclusive to Carhartt WIP. Ranging from classic to experimental, the range includes Sun Buddies’ Shane silhouette – a classic square frame, executed in both black and translucent yellow. There’s also the angular Grace frame, also in black and a translucent blue. The collection is rounded off by two iterations of the brand’s Amy shape, offered in both black and blond tortoise. Each pair features subtle Carhartt WIP...

Carhartt WIP X Helinox

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Carhartt WIP X Helinox

As part of its Spring/Summer 2021 collection, Carhartt WIP has partnered with Helinox, the Korean brand known for its lightweight, portable camping furniture. The resulting Valiant 4 Tactical Chair and Valiant 4 Table One both draw inspiration from garments within the collection, utilizing a four-color ‘laurel’ camouflage print. Both items are constructed from high-strength aluminum tubing, created by tent pole technology experts DAC, and can be quickly packed down and easily carried anywhere. Despite their robust nature, they are extremely lightweight – the Valiant 4 Tactical Chair weighs just 957 grams, while the Valiant 4 Table One clocks in at...

OnTheBlock Store Closing

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OnTheBlock Store Closing

After almost two years, unfortunately we recently had to close down our Amsterdam store due to Covid-19. In Summer 2019 I had the chance to make one of my biggest dreams come true: Opening a store in Central Amsterdam. After being an online-only store for almost 6 years I had the opportunity to take a new step with OnTheBlock and open a brick and mortar store. Unfortunately, 1,5 year later Covid-19 hit the world. We (all)  had to close our doors and eventually we had to make the decision to let the store go and to continue online.  I was in the...

HUF x Playboy Collection

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HUF x Playboy Collection

HUF & Playboy celebrate the pursuit of pleasure in new, exclusive collaboration. HUF proudly partners with renowned American men’s lifestyle magazine, Playboy, to celebrate the “pursuit of pleasure” and the publication’s rich history and taboo-breaking ethos. The HUF and Playboy collaboration brings you “everything you could need in life” with a lookbook and video shot against a Hollywood Hills backdrop with September 2020 Playmate Danielle Alcaraz and friends. Product highlights from the HUF x Playboy collaboration include a limited-edition 14k gold-plated lovers Locket Necklace and a vintage-inspired Melton wool Varsity Jacket with co-branded chenille patches. Graphic-heavy tees feature ‘Femlin’ characters,...

Carhartt WIP F/W '20 Lookbook by OnTheBlock

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Carhartt WIP F/W '20 Lookbook by OnTheBlock

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