© kin - kin store façade shanghai's sprouting more and more concept stores and centers as of late, and kin is a good one to watch. headed by a young team of shanghai creatives, it houses a store, cafe, and dj studio 'the lab' led by gary wang aka dj v-nutz, a steady pioneer of china's hiphop scene. the store houses limited editions of sneaker brands, kid robot toys, premium streetwear labels, vintage cameras and the city's only stock of ubiquity, waxpoetics and stonesthrow. the café and dj studio play host to a regular rotation of art house movie nights, creative talks and dj workshops from the big hip hop names coming through town. this boxing day [sun - dec 26] they're rounding off the christmas celebrations with a flea market. where the local urban creative community will be hawking their vintage clothing, lomo cameras, skateboards and graffiti tools, whilst kin holds a select sale and trades out dj v-nutz's pre-loved vinyl.
© kin - inside the kin store, the café section [top + bottom]