03.10.08 by Jeff

Lookbook.nu

Your life is officially over. Well, if you are at all interested in fashion it is. I came across Lookbook about a month ago and my productivity went sub-zero for quite awhile. Aspiring fashionistas upload photos of themselves and attach details of exactly what they’re wearing – photos are hyped up and aggregated on the main page. Simple concept, perfect execution.

The coup de grace is the fact that you can’t ever reach the bottom of the list, you scroll down a bit and the page smirks and says ‘HA, you think you are at the end?’ Then your scroll bar shoots way up the side and it loads about a million more shots. If your job is at all related to trend hunting, stick this in your RSS reader now. I love it. I am addicted – heck, most of these self-portraits are better than 99% of the streetwear lookbooks I see everyday! This is the Sartorialist without the Sartorialist; the future of the fashion blog.

http://lookbook.nu













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Kyle

    Jeff looking good with that sweater vest! Nice glasses!

  • This could be a problem

  • ah man funny, knew aboutt his while back.. bringing back memories to WDYWT hypebeast thread haha.

  • Great find. bye deadlines

  • Stellasteff

    I hit this up daily.

  • If you like this – I recommend checking out Chictopia.com – I know it sounds like Chicktopia but if you like Childhood Flames … a lot of these bloggers play with us exclusively.

  • ya, i’ve been hooked on this for a while now. there is a subtle difference from lets say a sufu/SF/HB wdywt thread: it’s not necessarily subject to the [subconcious]approval of the forum culture. it’s why you can always tell a guy wearing nothing but chronicles of never is probably from sufu. a little more urban-outfitters/nylonmag perhaps?

  • and a hint of traditional tailoring for the men. so not very vice magazine in that sense.

  • oh and because of the voting system, we dont often get to see the truly bland and uninspiring shit that gets posted even on lookbook.nu and yes, i’ve gone that far below.

  • i think they’re all pretty similar – i just find way more creativity in terms of mix & matching new and vintage clothing, brands, etc, on lookbook.

    and thanks Lulu i’ll check out Chictopia – Childhood Flames is a perfect example of what i was talking about above…

  • Mudasser

    i agree on the mix/match man. isn’t that what happens in real life though? it’s such an exciting development personally to have this around as i have a hunch this is gonna get real big.

  • Cornelia

    I´m in kind of the same situation. I don´t do any homework, I don´t cook dinner, I don´t go to the toilet…My life is so over.

  • Just today i decide that i need account in LOOKBOOK. could anyone help me?
    bbeate@inbox.lv

  • I loved this clothees and styles… and the lookbook.nu is wonderful *-*

  • Lisa

    This kind of photography’, is what makes me smile inside, and somehow inspires me in all kind of ways. :]





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