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RECAP: REC Bus Pops Up at SoCal Cannabis Cup

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From concentrates to cooking to careers to kush, cannabis was the only thing on everyone’s mind the weekend following your favorite cannabis-friendly holiday: 420. On Friday, April 21st, we took the ultimate ride to this year’s SoCal Cannabis Cup in San Bernardino, hosted by High Times. The REC Bus showed up in full force decked out with […]


Bearded by Desire

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In the annals of history, beards have been associated with confidence, virility, wisdom and defiance—a cross to bear for many who’ve let their razors rust—this writer included. The urge to let the weird out and grow a beard out is hard to overcome. It starts early and festers until the first wisp of a mustache […]


DO YOU: A Matter of Personal Style

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My earliest fashion, music and cultural inspirations were taken from the sets of Saved By The Bell, Blossom and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, the pages of Tiger Beat Magazine, WWF (now WWE) and my older-by-18-months brother. Flamboyant urban streetwear and other garish and abrasive styles were a hallmark of my look. One of my […]


High Fashion: Kahush Hemp Bags Now Live on Kickstarter

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We like to keep our readers in the know about what’s new in high-end hemp fashion. Meet Kahush, a producer of quality hemp bags and cases that are designed to hold up in the great outdoors. They launched last week on Kickstarter. About two years ago, the team behind Kahush had begun researching the best designs […]


A Snob’s Guide to Instagram Tattoo Aggregators

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The continued expansion of what used to be a “niche” interest has led to an explosion of tattoo aggregator accounts to be perused on Instagram, though most fall short of these quality control requirements: 1)  Rare lapses in editorial judgement 2)  High-quality, well-lit photos of tattoos 3)  All artists are credited, located and linked 4)  Little-to-no […]


TUNE IN: Giving Sneakers New Life with RetroSnickers

check out the sneaker craft with retrosnickers and crew

So yeah, let’s get into it! If you’re anything like me, in the last five years you’ve cut the cord and ditched the unscrupulous cable contracts and the agents who conveniently neglect to inform customers that the introductory rates and free premium subscriptions they’ve been enjoying will be expiring and reverting back to their less […]



Mens Womens Hemp Clothing

Live Pure, Live Hemp When you began thinking about a “new you” this year, what changes did you want to make? Did you decide to be a healthier, more eco-conscious, or fitter you? Living a hemp lifestyle is just that and it lasts all year round. Not only should you invest in your body, but also […]


REC Hemp Holiday Gift Guide (Pt. 2 of 3)


‘Tis the season for gift giving, sharing, and well, passing to the left. We’ve found a way to incorporate all three before the Krampus get you. Finding presents shouldn’t be a burden on anyone, so we’ve leaned down the Cannabis collection for you. Part 2 of 3 of our REC Hemp Holiday Gift Guide dives […]


REC Hemp Holiday Gift Guide (Pt. 1 of 3)

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We consider modern shopping an exploratory experience. As you dig through crates of records, brave traffic and E-comm checkouts, consider the potential of a green cart. Feel free to rethink the way you shop this season and allow us to introduce you to a sackful of goodies for the holidays. For those of you not […]


Fall / Winter ’16 Lookbook

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We’re proud to present our newest collection inspired by a heady mix of nature, cannabis culture and life at play, dubbed Hempleisure. The Fall / Winter ‘16 Lookbook features all Recreator goods cut & sewn by human hands in downtown LA. Quality, sustainable basics are hard to find, but look no further. The REC Hempleisure […]