Roots Archive 

The Roots Archive will be an on going featured collection of photos from the ones that will inspire the next generation.  



November 2015


Subcultures still exist and some don't shop at the same mass market retail stores or dress the same. We know, that's a bit odd considering individual style is not seen too often, how it used to be in the 1980s-1990s.

Many don't know the history or value of a garment or footwear in todays culture, things are worn to be cool or fit in. Here's a tip, having a personal identity is best and we saw that in the following guys. 

Lance . 20 . Bronx, NY . Producer

 "I don't live in this era"

Style: Underground On a Hip-Hop level...I stopped liking new stuff, my brother had tons of this stuff so I started taking my brothers stuff. 

Favorite Piece: DKNY Silver Puffer

Favorite Brand: Ralph Lauren Polo Sport, DKNY Tech, Tommy Hilfiger Technical Gear

Richard . 23 . Bronx, NY . Creator 

Style: Colorful. Artistic. I was inspired by Lance then branched out to this.

"Everything I do is inspired by art…I try to dress the way I paint, like when I draw on canvas"

Favorite Piece: Tommy Hilfiger Navy Surplus Button Down—circa 1994

Favorite Brand: Tommy Hilfiger 

Kimani . 19 . Bronx, NY . Artist

Style: Art; Inspired by the Mid-90s —Grew up wearing this stuff; started back again in 2013.

"How i dress is an extension of my mind... my vision is innovating mid-90s and making it modern"

Favorite Piece: Calvin Klien T Shirt—circa 1996 (pictured above)

Favorite Brand: Carhartt 

September 2015