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‘Breaking News’ at One Rockwell

COMME des GARCONS recently launched its new capsule collection ‘Breaking News’ featuring some collaboration with other prominent names like Anti Social Social Club, Adam Lucas otherwise known as Hanksy, Braindead, Dreamland Syndicate and Cactus Plant Flea Market among others. We’re talking about a 6-piece shirt bundle along with a variety of outerwear. The CDG release…

Meaning & Happiness – A Call to Life Awareness

There has been an overwhelming amount of suicide issues in pop culture recently, from famous public figures taking their own life to shows that continue to spark controversies about what being suicidal really is. People on social media are quick to jump into these debates mostly encouraging others to reach out to those who they…

Common Ground Summer Fest + ‘Roast & Toast’ collection release

by: Lex Perry   Common Ground Summer Fest 2018 – What an awesome treat! Three different music stages all in one building; Wow! Hats off to the whole team and the other magnificent partners behind this, not to mention all the amazing performers who filled every corner of the place with rhythm and melody. It…

DBTK “ROAST & TOAST” SUMMER 2018 COLLECTION

After spending a long time of cogitating, refining the elements, stirring the final ingredients, exhausting our plating ideas and garnishing techniques, all that is left to do now is serve you guys what we have been cooking and preparing for a long time. This summer, the wait is finally over and we’re excited to announce…

SCARS by Lynyrd Paras

By: Miguel Mosuela Makati Cinema Square would be one of the quirkiest places a typical Filipino could find themselves into. Along with numerous thrift shops and countless choices of food stalls that serve affordable meals, it’s also home to a variety of specialty shops that sell unique and unusual stuff, not to mention the people…

No Island is an Island….Anymore?

By: Gia Marcos   No man is an island, we all have heard of that and a lot of us agree on that thought. It’s even funny how we have come to terms with the fact that we people need to interact with one another yet ignore a lot of facts about that very island…

Meet the Wonder Woman of Manila’s Modeling Scene

Written & Produced by: Gia Marcos Photos taken by: Alex Gamir Layout by: Brian Villanueva   Models are a big part of the fashion culture which means they are also a big part of our society in general. Because of them, even unwearable clothes seem to be easy on the eyes when they start rocking…

Simpsons Creator proves that he is ahead of his time

You’re probably a fan of this 1989 American animated sitcom by Matt Groening, or at least interested in all the things transpiring and happening around the globe. Now if you remember Episode 225 from May 9, 1999 they digitally featured Stephen Hawking performing a rap song called “A Brief History of Rhyme” which is a play…

An Intergenerational Responsibility

Story by: Lex Perry Ignacio Photos & Video by Kris Villano & Chino Villagracia of The Visual Club (@thevisual.club)  Music/Audio from c/o Beastie Boys It’s oddly refreshing to know about the remarkable or extraordinary matters that happen in and within the neighborhood. Unless you’re someone who hears word about what goes around, it would obviously…

Meet Drew – the comic creative and creator of Hunghang Flashbacks

Times are definitely changing. Nowadays, the term conventional is hardly ever used to describe a certain thing because almost everything is being reshaped and redefined, but a good balance between tradition and innovation is always a good idea. Let us all take a closer look on how this artist and comic creative curates the blend…

Talkin with the Mob Ep.4 – Migo Señires & Al James

Performing at gigs here and there, every now and then, plus having many other things and responsibilities to do, we were lucky enough to spend half a day with these local icons. Bringing you folks fresh and new content, for our 4th episode, we have Migo Señires & Al James of Baryo Berde Atbp. This…

DBTK “HEADSTRONG” F/W 17′

Story & words by: Lex Perry Ignacio @xelyrrep   Time and again, the brand has been straightforward and vocal with its on point messages. Scrutinize the fine points of every piece and you shall comprehend to the stories inherent within. Here’s the last but not the least (actually the most), collection of 2017. Just before…

PONYxDBTK official launch at Dulo Manila

From the moment you open your eyes, get off your bed, and lay your feet flat on the ground until you call it a day or maybe a night; you know you have to make every moment count. Heed all of your focus and attention to who you truly are, what you’re into, and how…

MANILA MEETS NEW YORK – PONY TAPS DBTK

by: Lex Perry Ignacio @xelyrrep   Honestly, who would’ve thought that a local brand with only 20 sq. meters of physical space stationed in the narrow streets of Shorthorn, which is not even a fraction of Quezon City would be tapped by a footwear brand from New York and be given the chance to do…

DBTK 5th Year Anniversary

by: Lex Perry Ignacio @xelyrrep   5 fruitful years and just when we thought things couldn’t get any better, you guys have once again made this one reach a whole new level. You people never fail to give us something to remember and share; and even if I have a lot of things to say,…

Product of New York

by: Lex Perry Ignacio @xelyrrep   Across the court, through the streets, and into the future, the Product of New York (PONY) has been through pivotal changes and momentous advancements ever since the brand has been born in Manhattan, New York on 1972. With over 40 years thriving, it is undeniable that they objectify evolution…

Passion Show Mechanics

All those who wish to join and audition for the Passion Show must submit a sample video or link of their act/s along with their contact details to events.dbtk@yahoo.com with the subject titled as ‘Passion Show Audition’. We will select a total of 10 participants who will qualify and be able to join the contest. Deadline…

Talkin’ with the Mob Ep.3 – Paul Lee

Words & Interview by: Lex Perry Ignacio @xelyrrep Visuals by: Kris Villano & Raymond Manglo of @thevisualclub   It was exactly a year ago when I was given the opportunity to interview one of my long-time heroes in the hard court. At that time, he was sporting a different go-to sneaker, playing for a different…

Telefuture – Delivery 2

Progressing from the first drop, the initial delivery focuses on the blend of classic and modern. Similar but distinct from the prior batch of the same collection is the development of the second distribution and the next bundle in line is the addition of custom set of top and bottoms, cut & sew outerwear and…

Talkin’ With The Mob Ep.2 – Slick Rick

Words & Interview by: Lex Celera Visuals by: Raymond Manglo & Kris Villano @thevisualclub   There’s a very slim chance you haven’t heard of Boys Night Out at least once in your life. The most common occasion would probably be when you’re in traffic a little past dinner time and you’re slouching in your seat.…

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Talkin’ With The Mob – Rjay Ty

Interview & Words by Lex Perry Ignacio @xelyrrep Photos by Kris Villano @kris.villano     It all started back in 2002 as a 6th grader being influenced by Snoop Dogg’s Greatest Hits and Linkin Park’s Hybrid Theory when a young Rjay Ty started to write his own lyrics. 4 years after that he decided to form a crew with frequent…

DBTK “Telefuture” Collection-Delivery 1

Telefuture Collection-Delivery 1  Nostalgic and innovative, classic yet advanced.  According to one of our nation’s icons Dr. Jose Rizal, he who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his destination. With this collection, we take a step back and take you through time to give our…

DBTK will be CLOSED OUT!

Unfortunately, we have to cut our stay short. Our contract with the landowners has come to an end and we were not given the chance to further extend our operations in the area. As much as it pains us to bid our last farewell, we are still looking forward to celebrate our third and last…

DBTK for Kapwa Studio

 Kapwa Studio (@kapwastudio) Model: Dionnelea (@dionnelea) Photographer: Earl Roxas (@rxserl)

Everyday DBTK

Just another ordinary day at the Flagship store Diyalogo sticker : Etong sa’yo :: Diyalogo stickers available at the DBTK Flagship Store Fall/Winter 2016 Patches Mood door Purveyr Magazine Issue 2 :: Available at the DBTK Flagship Store The happy Rjay Ty :: Hit the spot Album launch! Congrats brotha man!

Greater North ’16, Greater Year ’17

What a year it has been for us in 2016, and we’ve come up with no better way to cap the year off than to have friends and family gathered in our event – Greater North. It was a blast! With raffle prizes given away by our host M$tryo, along with ridiculous beats and hits…

Behind the Lens: Zacspicy

Behind the Lens: Zacspicy

It is amazing how Photography is becoming more and more popular and known to many, if not all. It is through great pictures that we can spark limitless imaginations and colorful ideas to name a few. It is through those camera lenses that we have a better sight on how the world looks. With that…

DBTK “Superfine” Fall/Winter 2016

Don’t Blame The Kids – “Superfine” Fall/Winter 2016 Collection

At times, it’s the desire and eagerness of achieving our goals that lead to frustrations, especially during the moments when we think that we are only creating little to no advancements in what we do. But do know that it’s often the series of small improvements that make the biggest developments, and that is what…