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Kristina Fender: Middle finger on the shutter

The motorcycle photography of Kristina Fender is subculture at its most pure form. Wild styled guys aside even wilder styled machines raised their finger to the world that they were, for that moment, leaving behind. CODE ...

Roll Out The Blue Carpet

Roll out the blue carpet: Amsterdam Denim Days

The countdown has begun, the fourth installment of Amsterdam Denim Days is fast approaching. For our part, we’re about to launch a CODE denim special. Here’s how it’s going to go down at Denim Days. Future of Denim ...

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Good Friday: Kendrick Lamar’s Damn. drops, to rise again on Sunday?

Today’s feature comes in two parts. Why? A month or so ago rumours were stirred: Kendrick Lamar was releasing what he called a “very urgent” album. Well, the appositely-titled Damn., a follow-up to 2015’s To Pimp A ...

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Ultimate Getaway: Surama Eco lodge

You may have been planning for Greece, Spain or France this year. Stop now! One of our editors came back from Guyana with the ultimate getaway. A lodge in the heart of the wilderness: Surama in the Guiana Shield, an ...

Thundercat Drunk

Tumbling Down the Rabbit Hole with Thundercat’s Drunk

Bass player, singer and producer Thundercat earned a Grammy for his production work on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly in 2016. He laid the foundations of jazz for that acclaimed record, which would in turn take home ...

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Sir Edmond Vanilla Gin: A Rebellious Spirit

The gentlemanly chap emblazoned on the label of this Vanilla Gin? That’s Sir Edmond. He’s a flamingo. Generally, flamingos do not migrate, wear monocles or produce spirits - but Sir Edmond is a rebellious bird who works ...

Snowboard design

The most exciting snowboard design of next year?

With a huge nose and channeled base, Korua Shapes’ Tugboat took home Product of the Year at ISPO design awards last week. Snowboard design is going through an ‘everything is possible’ phase again. Designers charge at ...

E:Mist

Salt of the earth botanicals from E:Mist

At CODE we like fragrances. We like quality stuff to treat a man’s skin well. This winter we came across a not so usual suspect. Swedish born, Amsterdam based Eva Elvelin is the mind behind home-brewn cosmetics label ...

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Christopher Raeburn recycling camo

To mark Fall/Winter 2017, Christopher Raeburn teams up with Save The Duck to create Recycle - a sustainable luxury capsule collection which deconstructs the seasonal shifts of urbanity, but with a military twist. Recycle ...

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Wind up: RedBull King of the Air is Live

The Red Bull King of the Air is a favorite online feature for some of our editorial team. Today the 5th edition is going off. In the limelight is Ruben Lenten, who’s back from a long journey through cancer recovery and a ...

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In the palm of Suriname: Plantage Frederiksdorp

With 98 percent unspoiled rainforest and a super chilled population Suriname is set to become the hot destination for travellers heading to South America. The palm shaded Plantage Frederiksdorp, once a coffee plantation now ...

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Money Hallelujah: Gorillaz in the White House

“We are still humanz.” The hashtag that lead the emergence of new single from Gorillaz on the eve of the 45th presidential inauguration. Poet Benjamin Clementine looks astutely into the lens: “Here is our tree, that ...

Totaldac

Is Totaldac the best DAC in the world?

Vincent Brient has made music his life. In search of true live-like sound, he’s set himself up a modest pile in the wide open landscape of St. Michel, France - an audio craftsman in the striking wetlands below a ...

Ricky Powell

The ghosts of hip-hop past

Like free jazz, it takes control and concentration to style-out sloppy. You need to know the game before you can be in the right place at the right time. From today, Sneakersnstuff basement will be transformed into a vault ...

Avant Arte

Avant Arte: the Tinder for Art-Lovers

With no background in art, no entrepreneurial experience, what started as two young guys’ search for the next Picasso, became a global call to open the art world to everybody. Three years later, their Instagram’s about ...

Bonobo Migration Review

Estranged familiarity: Bonobo’s Migration reviewed

Aptly titled, Bonobo’s sixth studio album is all about the changing of place. “How one person will take an influence from one part of the world and move with that influence and affect another part of the ...

Mobile Headphones

Best kept secrets for listening to music on the go

With Spotify venturing into offline streaming and Apple’s merciless expulsion of the beloved 3.5mm headphone jack, we thought it time to throw in our two-cents on how to get the absolute most from listening to music on ...

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Terra Incognita: Stillpoint Lodge

Some places are simply magical. Stillpoint Lodge, situated on a cosy private peninsula in Halibut Cove, Alaska is just that. Magical. Combine unspoiled surroundings, a remote location, intense vistas and glow-in-the-dark ...

Demerara Rum

Demerara Rules the Waves

Sure, it was the British Royal Navy who sailed the Seven Seas and wrecked havoc amongst its rivals for over two centuries. But if it hadn’t been for Guyana’s Demarara rum, they may not have had the “Dutch Courage” ...

The Skate Room

The Skateroom: Empowering children one skateboard at a time

It’s not uncommon for skaters to be leading the way in new cultural trends. Those roll-up Dickies, the Vans slip-ons; all thanks to skating. Now an artistic trend is emerging: decks. Normally, skaters wear them down, ...

Lee Rider 101 Fall Winter

Lee’s Fall / Winter: Vintage meets modern

Since the 40s and 50s, the Kansas cowboy rodeos and the films of James Dean, Lee’s Rider denim has been part of outfits through generations. To celebrate it’s 75th anniversary, CODE stylist Imruh Asha got ahold of their ...

The Steamery

Steaming as a Life Hack

For every guy who always looked with a tinge of despair and disgruntled respect at men who dressed in impeccably fresh clothing, this reality is now within reach. CODE tried one of the portable steamers of Swedish brand The ...

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PARFUM OBSCURE

Some things are so good or special that you’d rather not let other people in on them. But Parfum Obscure, the love child of Dutch interior designers Xander Vervoort and Leon van Boxtel, deserves recognition. “You ...