12.03.09 by Jeff

Thanks for the shades, Oakley!

I am sick at home today but a box just arrived at my front door that cheered me up. The good folks at Oakley sent over three pairs of their new Frogskins (including the four-leg one), plus the Robert Pimple (aka Barry Mcgee) Hijinx frame, and the Will Barras Montefrios! Thank you very much!

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oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses

oakley frogskins artist series barry mcgee will barras hijinx montefrio sunglasses













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



  • Kai D!

    Sick shades Jeff, Soooo jealous.

  • Lucky lucky! Those look so great! How’d you pull off the free glasses?!

  • i am jealous! :)

  • pidgeonz21

    That’s awesome! One of the many perks of running a popular website. Congrats!

  • Damn! Jealous

  • holy smokes!
    those are rad

  • i guess all you have to do is stay up every night from midnight until 3am blogging for about a year and then at some point you’re entitled to some free shades :)

  • Gum

    damnnnn, i am jealous :D

    keep up the good work

  • Noir

    Haha, wow! Definately deserved

  • Feel free to send me your least favorite pair.

  • Jolin

    YOU mother! i been wanting those black ones, they got em at my shop.

  • Shinead

    omg. those teal ones just rocked my world!

  • well deserved

    i want some

  • The lenses on the black frogskins have been dipped in butter…

  • yea i wore them today, they are my favourite frames of the bunch

  • the teal and the black frogskins are buttery. very slick.

  • i used to get packages like this too :(…trade yah the blue, or clear ones for some TH/OBEY gear :)

    • yoo switch, you still working with TH?

  • hey scott i’ll trade you my friendship for some th/obey gear

  • i’ve got enough. thanks though :)

  • nah, i’m with OBEY Clothing full time now, but i still got the hook over there.

    • how do ya like Obey? did the obama/fairey thing help sales?

  • hit me on aim maaaaayne gswitch1

  • Jeff,
    Those are cool and all, but it doesn’t beat the custom pair that I just got! Check it: http://alteredlines.wordpress.com/2009/03/16/custom-shades/

  • ~*` I am very thankful to this topic because it really gives great information ,`,





02.12.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Dayoung Cho

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Drawings by illustrator Dayoung Cho. More images below.

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02.12.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: December

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Here’s this month’s Reader Submissions post! Please share your work here if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

One of the things that makes Booooooom unique is all the encouraging comments people send back and forth on these monthly submission posts. If you’re going to share your work please take an extra second to leave a nice comment on someone else’s work!

Voting up work is like high-fiving that person and it also helps us see what work you guys like! Remember, even if your work isn’t featured on the main site these posts can send some decent traffic to your portfolio! The link at the bottom will open up this full post, simply scroll down and use the commenting system to submit your work.

 

Submission guidelines:

 1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

SUBMIT WORK / LEAVE A COMMENT

02.12.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Roby Dwi Antono

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A selection of surreal work by artist Roby Dwi Antono, based in Yoyakarta, Indonesia. Would love to see more work from this part of the world. Wow. If you know of others please send recommendations! More images below.

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02.12.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Fred Lahache

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A selection of recent work by Paris-based photographer Fred Lahache (click here for previous post). More images below!

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02.12.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Sarah Awad

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A selection of paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Sarah Awad (click here for previous post). More images below.

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