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Fashion Lifestyle Release January 18, 2018

UNBOXED | Episode 3: Converse x Golf Le Fleur

Episode 3 of UNBOXED features the latest iterations of Tyler, The Creator’s collaborative shoe with Converse– GOLF le FLEUR. Our on-air hosts, Brian Nguyen and Anthony “Munch” Steele, give their opinions on the floral penchant color designs. What are your thoughts? Converse One Star x Golf Le Fleur The bright and bold collaboration from Converse and Tyler The Creator is perfection. Unlike the conventional Converse One Star, this pair features a flower motif across the sidewall. It’s uniquely different and…

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Fashion Lifestyle January 16, 2018

UNBOXED | Episode 2: Top 5 Air Jordan 1s

For another episode of UNBOXED, the VILLA team caught up with @munch215 (cohosting alongside office celebrity P-Worm) to discuss his top 5 favorite Air Jordan 1s!     Top 5 1. Jordan 1 Retro ‘Black Toe’ You think you’ve seen this sneaker before but you no idea. Familiar to other colorways but standing alone, the Air Jordan 1 Retro “Bred” combines an OG colorway with an OG silhouette for the first time ever. Remastered in a unique way, you’ll want to…

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Lifestyle Music December 27, 2017

Charlamagne Tha God & Joe Budden: This Year Was Dope/Trash 2017

The year of 2017 has been an eventful one, with just about all of rap’s heavy hitters dropping music for their fans. And for This Year Was Dope / Trash, REVOLT TV got two of the culture’s most prominent voices, Charlamagne Tha God and Joe Budden, to give their takes on what the year had to offer. In This Year Was Dope / Trash, Joe Budden and Charlamagne Tha God wrap up 2017. Charlamagne felt that 2017 was a great year for…

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Fashion Lifestyle December 12, 2017

Year of Air | A Look Back at Nike Air Force 1 in 2017

YEAR OF THE “AIR” It’s been one hell of a year for the Nike brand, especially for its most coveted silhouette—the Air Force 1. Nike celebrated the 35th anniversary of its Air Force 1 with many unforgettable moments this year. From A-list collaborations with Off-White and Travis Scott to launching nostalgia-worthy campaigns, this cult-status sneaker brand went all out. Alongside these hyped collabs launched some pretty dope footwear and apparel. During the unveil of the Air Force 1 Low NBA…

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Fashion Lifestyle November 16, 2017

Lose Your Mind | Black Friday

Name: Anthony “Munch” Steele Position: VILLA Field Marketing Manager IG: @munch215   It’s one of the best times of the year for the sneaker world. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or for someone special, you can’t escape the hectic frenzy known as Black Friday– the shopping extravaganza where sales match your bank account. Imagine eating a large meal on Thanksgiving, then going shopping that same night only to be trampled on by other insane customers. You might be asking yourself,…

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Events Fashion Lifestyle October 25, 2017

PUMA Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

#FORALLTIME Global Sports Brand PUMA announces the 50th anniversary of the iconic Suede. The Suede made its debut in 1968 and became a gamechanger in sport and culture. From track stars to trap stars, from basketball courts to b-boys’ cardboard, the Suede is #ForAllTime. “The Suede simply represents what we at PUMA stand for as a brand,” says Helmut Fischer, PUMA’s chief archivist. “Taking a standard and making it a must-have. Being iconic.”   To honor the Suede’s 50th anniversary,…

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Campaign Events Fashion Lifestyle Release October 20, 2017

New Balance 247 “The Collective” Preview Party

#VILLAVIBES…ICYMI The wait was over, so the hype was in full swing! We finally got the chance to introduce our newest collab with New Balance at our preview party! Dubbed “The Collective,” this New Balance 247 is a representation of a group of artists working together to create a single piece of artwork. We hosted the evening’s event at the Bok Bar and the glow up was real…literally! The former vocational school turned artistic creative venue got a full 247-VILLA makeover.…

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Community Lifestyle October 18, 2017

Meet Creative Ambassador for the New Balance 247 ‘The Collective’ : Ron English

We connected with contemporary artist Ron English to serve as a creative ambassador to influence the launch of The New Balance 247 “The Collective.” Ron English is one of the most prolific artists of our time. Coined with the term POPaganda, his work is described as a mash-up of high and low cultural touchstones and has been seen in museums, movies, television and all around the streets.…

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Events Lifestyle Music September 7, 2017

Philly Weathers The Storm For Another Successful Made In America Festival

By Jay Holz, Guest Blogger Who said you can’t have fun at a music festival if there’s torrential downpour? This past Labor Day weekend, the city of Philadelphia once again hosted the annual Budweiser Made In America Festival. Shutting down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the weekend was dedicated to great music, tasty food and drinks, and a diverse crowd of festival goers plotting on getting as close to the 5 stages as possible. Day 1: Made In America had attendees…

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Events Lifestyle Music September 6, 2017

VILLA Views | MIA Invites Celebs to Pose With the New Timberland ‘Ghost’ Boot

Last weekend we were excited to host a VILLA Suite Experience during the Made in America festival: celebrating the launch of the Timberland “Ghost” Boot. The two-day event was catered by delicious food and celebrity pop-up appearances to pose with new all-white 6″ premium classic. It was great to see everyone’s responses to the new boots + mingling and enjoying the suite experience  — lots of highly ‘grammable moments were had. Scroll through to see more photos!…

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