In addition to our previous episodes of Streetwear Pioneers, we had honor to catch up with big boss Tuomas Vuorensola himself. Mr. Vuorensola has been affiliated with streetwear culture ever since the early days of the first wave of Finnish streetwear culture, peep the whole interview from the link embedded.
Paris Fashion Week has been going on full throttle for the past week and we think it’s one for the books. HYPEND staff picked out their favorites from all of the fashion shows presented this year. We’re stoked and intrigued to see what’s next for fashion as streetwear has officially taken haute couture houses by storm.
The brand has a story to tell - and it is a dark one. As Vaffa defines itself; “This is not some assembly line second grade shit,” all their materials are produced in Orivesi, Finland and sewn together in Jyväskylä.