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The Hot Jawns: 5 Pieces Inspired by The City of Brotherly Love

Philadelphia is known for various things: the cheesesteaks, the iconic Art Museum steps from the Rocky films, soft pretzels, and the trademark lingo like the now iconic “jawn”. When asking about the signature style in the City of Brotherly Love, responses will vary depending on where you are and who you’re talking to, but there are some pieces that you’ll see no matter you are in Philly. The pieces listed below can be worn separately with items you already have in your wardrobe, or combine all of the mentioned pieces for a killer Philly ensemble. Either way, you’ll be rockin’ some dope threads. Check out 5 pieces here on Wanderset that completely evoke the feel of Philly below. Crooks & Castles – Euro Arch Vintage Baseball Hat (Black) REPRESENT – T-Shirt – Black ADIDAS ORIGINALS – CAMO SWEATPANT HAN KJØBENHAVN – BASE JACKET Puma – Clyde Fashion Low…

SETLIST: The Top 5 Essential New Tops From New CROOKS & CASTLES Drop (And 2 for Tykes)

Crooks is back. We at Wanderset are super excited about the fact that OG street wear leaders Crooks & Castles are now a part of the Set. Here’s 5 essentials tops from the CNC house for this season. They even recently started dropping ” CNC Tykes” – apparel for the younger Crook who seeks a Castle in his class room. 5. CNC RED X ROYAL WINGS LS CREWNECK  Right on target for this era, the sleeve art sells the Atlanta Hawks looking logo even better. Everyone needs wings, bro. 4. PINK RACE TYKES YOUTH CREWNECK That salmon-pink color is always rad, and in “tykes” form, complete with yacht club flash tat style symbolism, and a double-needle stitched neckline and sleeves, the damn kid will be the talk of the town. Flex, kid, flex. 3. C&C TYKES KNIFE T  Who knew a switchblade was for the kids?…

Lifestyles Of The Rich & Famous, Or Broke & Dangerous. CROOKS & CASTLES Is Back.

Crooks and Castles was started in the mean streets of Los Angeles in the early 2000’s. 2002 to be exact, and that makes them somewhat of an OG heritage narrative as far as the Methylphenidate fueled conveyor belt of street wear is concerned. All hail the return of the great man in the castle, we say. Napoleon has returned from his castoff island. The once championed street kings, who were the toast of Mac Miller, Diddy, Ceelo, Drake, and assorted sponsored skateboarders everywhere have reemerged with the new year’s vigor. You should have kept their seat at the cool kids lunch table warm, O ye of little faith. C&C was one of the first streetwear lines to consciously embrace a narrative and soul, a story in every capsule, and create from a place that was equal parts street and polish. In fact, founders Dennis Calvero and Rob Panlilio issued this statement on…

Heart X Sole : The Sneaker Steve Story

Sneaker Steve Patino is a very influential man in footwear. You may not know his name because it’s not on the actual sneaker like a certain basketball great, but you damn sure have seen his work, wore his vision, or proudly rocked an effort of his. He’s made some massive moves that have changed the way we view fashion in general, quarterbacked collaborative efforts between skaters, rappers, luxe designers and rock stars, and it really all began with a lot of passion, and a little bit of square footage in Elmhurst Queens, NY. Picture the late 80’s/early 90’s in the city that never sleeps. Rows and rows of squalid brick housing, Chopped Cheese selling Bodegas, (if you don’t know what Chopped Cheese is, find a noose pal.) boxy BMW’s weaving lanes blasting A Tribe Called Quest and Wu-Tang, and Gangstarr. This was back in the era when all 8…