2021 Hypebeast Limited. Few real estate-related happenings surprise us anymore, but Yolanda has to admit we were still a wee bit dumbfounded when our trusty pal Vlad the Revealer at Celebrity Address Aerial hit us up to cattily whisper that a very contemporary home in Malibu Colony was sold to Chrome Hearts founders Richard Stark and his business partner/wife Laurie Lynn Stark. Luxury accessories brand Chrome Hearts is updating The Lowrider, its signature sunglass frame.. Sometimes I’m just like, ‘What the fuck Dad, why can’t we just make this?’” This eagle-eyed focus mixed with the Starks’ devil-may-care attitude manifests as a cornucopia of flawlessly crafted objects ranging from chandeliers to pizza cutters. Chrome Hearts turned into a fashion phenomenon in 2020 and has been co-opted by the likes of Virgil Abloh, Drake, and Bella Hadid. Yet to build a business from the ground up with the creative autonomy that the Starks enjoy today is by no means a gutless endeavor; it requires a conviction that all great leaders and businessmen seem to share – the thick-skinned faith and willingness to carry on with whatever they do, regardless of voices which suggest otherwise. Now it’s just all there at your fingertips,” Richard lamented. “I’m not in the fashion business. Or tracklists released months before the album itself? In a climate where there are dozens of new products clamoring for our attention every day, some consistency – even if sometimes, it just involves consistently not giving a f*ck about what fashion industry tropes say – plays a major role in winning the loyalty of different generations, and continuing to do so over the years. As a result, it’s almost impossible for customers to know exactly what purchase they will leave a Chrome Hearts store with. It is renowned for its accessories and has become a lifestyle brand which feature fleur-de-lys, daggers and floral cross designs. Founded by Richard Stark in 1988, the Chrome Hearts brand was originally a small collection of Schott Perfecto jackets and leather riding pants for Stark and his motorcycle buddies. Nobody really even knows what Chrome Hearts is about – are they a furniture store? The updated shape — created by singer-songwriter Jesse Jo Stark, daughter of the brand’s founder Richard Stark — features a new balmy color palette, with inlaid sterling silver logo bands across the brow and low-profile Chrome Hearts hardware only on the interior of the hinge. We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. By Vanessa Lee / Jun 5, 2018. We just haven’t been around long enough to do it all yet,” smiled Richard. For Richard Stark, … First, it was Face and then it was Vogue, Chrome Hearts started appearing in publications around the world. Today, Chrome Hearts stores can be found largely throughout the US, Asia and Europe. How many times have we seen “Here’s a Look at Every Piece of the X Collection” on the website of yours truly, days, weeks, even months before the items are available for purchase? “It doesn’t exist. In a world where the minute details of others’ lives are worth precious hours of our own, mystique is now an oft-overlooked virtue. True to their founding roots, Chrome Hearts simply doesn’t worry about being fashionable or staying relevant – and this is why the label is just as important now as it was in its firebrand youth three decades ago. Even while sitting still and framed by wisps of incense smoke, Richard Stark exudes the perpetually-windblown ruddiness of someone who regularly faces the elements at 80 mph. REFERENCE Co., Ltd.BRANDSHOP REFERENCE (MAIN OFFICE)Sannomiya First Building 2F 3-2-11 Isobedori Chuoku Kobe-shi Hyogoken Japan 651-0084TEL:+81-78-242-1248 FAX:+81-78-242-0628 MAIL:email@example.com, REFERENCE MOTOMACHI STOREFRONT (BUY & SELL), 3-9-11 Sannomiyachou Chuoku Kobe-shi Hyogoken Japan 650-0021TEL:+81-78-391-3111. They design everything from jewelry to furniture to staplers to incense — and just about anything in between. Founder Richard Stark’s face crinkles in disgust at the mention of “luxury,” despite the brand’s usual recipe of fine leather and sculpted metal. Richard says, “It’s not like we sat around, a bunch of old people, and said, ‘What are we gonna do to stay relevant, man?’” His voice rises in pitch and he waves his hands in mimicry of himself, eyes crinkling in mirth. Richard Stark attends the CHROME HEARTS 20th Anniversary on October 04, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. https://brandshop-reference-jp.com/en-us/collections/chrome-hearts “When I was growing up, if you bought an album, you were lucky if it said anything on it. The brand is now run by the creative director and original founder, Richard Stark and his wife, Laurie Stark. Richard Stark on Why Chrome Hearts Will Live Forever. “That word – collab.” One could almost hear air quotes in the gravelly baritone as it landed on the offending term; he pops the ‘b’ at the end as if to punctuate his bemusement. Chrome Hearts specializes in high end .925 Sterling Silver, 22k Yellow Gold and 18k White Gold jewelry, leather and cashmere clothing and ebony wood furniture with gothic rock motifs. Terms & Conditions Richard Stark on Why Chrome Hearts Will Live Forever. Richard says, “The press are always asking ‘why’ – ‘why’ did you do that? Here, AD PRO talks to Abloh and Chrome Hearts founder Richard Stark about their deep-rooted friendship, collaboration (or, as they like to call it, … Not once during our collective 2.5 hours of conversation with the Starks were there any grandiose manifestos on what they are or do; the veracity of the label shows itself in just how little the Starks have to say for themselves.