17.02.09 by Jeff

Hypebeast Interview!

Just a quick bit of personal news – the good folks at Hypebeast interviewed me about the release of my shoe for Converse and a bit of my personal background! Read the interview here.

jeff hamada hypebeast interview feature

In case you missed it, the charity/launch event is Thursday Feb 19th – Livestock (1709 West 4th Vancouver)! All profits from shoes sold that night will be donated to The Global Fund! Come out and support a good cause and get some shoes to boot (I’m not totally sure if that’s a pun).













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



  • Kewwll. congrats Jeff!

  • congrats,
    good read.

  • congrats ! that’s a nice interview !

  • kyle

    you look so sad in that pic haha. awesome interview though. and hey, score music is nothing to be ashamed of!

  • hahah thanks!

  • congratulations!

  • superb Jeff

    weaseled your way in there eh? best way

  • Haha, you look funny in that pic. Like a little boy who just got robbed of his favourite toy ;)

  • hahah ^

    Kurtis! yes! weaseling is my specialty

  • kicking out great life lessons here… it’s important to be friendly to everyone you meet (unless you’re absolutely certain that they’re not important). just kidding, great article, congrats on the project!





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