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If keeping up with all the new sneakers, Japanese toys, prints, and limited edition crap out there has become nearly impossible. Welcome to Survival of the Hippest.: the all purpose dump for the stuff you’ll never end up buying, always question it’s purpose, but still find intriguing.
After the jump, embrace the cool hunting madness that will help you keep your LES membership for at least another 3 months. And remember: art supplants frivolity in many different ways. Kind of.


survive.logo.final copy.jpg
If keeping up with all the new sneakers, Japanese toys, prints, and limited edition crap out there has become nearly impossible. Welcome to Survival of the Hippest.: the all purpose dump for the stuff you’ll never end up buying, always question it’s purpose, but still find intriguing.
After the jump, embrace the cool hunting madness that will help you keep your LES membership for at least another 3 months. And remember: art supplants frivolity in many different ways. Kind of.
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An Adbuster’s wet dream: Bonfire of the Brands. It features the ruminations of Neil Boorman, a “label-obsessed journalist and music promoter, Neil is going to burn all his branded goods in an attempt to re-evaluate his lifestyle.” Kind of what Siddhartha did like 4000 years ago. Slamhype
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Speaking of books, here’s one that will set you back a few days pay. Meat painting surrealist Mark Ryden has a new book out: Fushigi Circus. Get it while you can. Sure it might be expensive at $350 a pop but you will be one of only 250 people to own it, and those bragging rights are worth their weight in gold.Super Touch
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They claim 6 different uses for this key but we can only think of one purpose, sniff, moving on.Hypebeast
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Although technically skate shoes, even those without a penchant for grip tape can appreciate. Plus they have a tiger on them. Sneaker Freaker