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Real Skaters Wearing This Summer’s Most Excellent Clothes

Slacker steez and high fashion collide on the ramps and half-pipes of Southern California.

Photographer Sandy Kim
June 15, 2015

With the crossover success of brands like Palace, Supreme, and Stussy, now more than ever the fashion world is looking to merge its tailored aesthetic with sk8r vibes. For our Summer Music issue, we dispatched photographer Sandy Kim and stylist Ian Bradley to capture sun-kissed slackers—including skaters Nico Chiat, Ade Greenidge, Amos Trujillo, Levi Kortez, Rashad Meighan and Aidan DaRe—in their natural habitat, wearing the season's tightest looks.

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T-shirt Babylon LA, jeans Levi's, sneakers Converse Cons One Star Pro.  
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Correction: A previous version of this feature stated that the editorial was shot in Orange County, California.