Life — urban

Vans; Present Collaborations and Releases in the World of Streetwear

Posted by Michael Ventresca on

Over the past decade Vans has grown to become one of the largest skate shoe companies in the world. In most recent releases they have expanded horizons by flooding the streets with fresh new products. Vans has also executed collaborations with streetwear brands such as, Supreme and Raised By Wolves. Spring has become an exciting time for Vans with it's most highly anticipated releases of 2016. Vans and Supremes Motion Logo Collaboration Vans team up with streetwear giant, Supreme; to collaborate on their latest skate shoe. The low top sneaker will be featured in its trademark red, blue, black and off white...

Read more →


Underground Photoshoot in New York City

Posted by Michael Ventresca on

Inspiration of New York New York is considerably one of the most unique and inspiring cities in the world. Its vast urban landscape can be identified by its incomparable dimensions and inspiration from various periods in history. New York’s architecture and urban setting defines its struggles to establish itself as a young city and its movement to define itself today; as one of the most powerful cities in the world. In many ways, New York is the symbol for success, wealth and status. Whether it be the sky scrapers grazing the clouds or the maze of subways connecting four of the...

Read more →


Graffiti

Posted by Michael Ventresca on

Graffiti art is known for its bright, colorful and bold writing that can be seen on subways and buildings. It also express's underlying social and political messages. It started in Philadelphia Pennsylvania during the late 1960’s by political activists, and street gangs to make statements and mark territory. It wasn't until the 1980’s when galleries began to showcase graffiti as artwork. V4 Clothing at Alphabet Cities graffiti wall in NYC. History of Graffiti The modern graffiti movement began with a variety of influencers and contributors. It all started with two writers from Philadelphia that went by the names, "Cool Earl" and "Cornbread". They began expressing themselves through graffiti by painting on...

Read more →