Altamont Fall 2009 Collection
Featuring Off Bowery Productions and Bill Owens.
Author: garry
Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Mika Miko

Mika Miko

Andrew Reynolds

Kenny Hoyle

Theotis Beasley

Sammy Baca

Check out the brand-new Altamont Fall 2009 Collection, featuring:

Off Bowery Productions

Off Bowery Productions is an expression of Aaron Bondaroff¹s Community. Is it an artists' collective? Is it a music label or film production company? Is it a clothing label? No, OBP is simple: Get to the weapons, and use them any way you can. We know you won't break the rules, because there aren't any. But remember where you are: This is New York City, and death is listening, and will take the first man that screams.

Aaron Bondaroff¹s Community

A lone warrior searching for his destiny...

A tribe of lost children waiting for a hero...

In a world battling to survive, they face mediocrity and inauthenticity determined to rule. Hold out for A-Ron. This is his greatest adventure. Welcome to Aaron Bondaroff's Community. Like us, they are trying to put the fragments of truth together in the right order, taking all the damaged parts and using them to make an undamaged whole.

Aaron Bondaroff

Aaron Bondaroff is 31, part Puerto Rican, part Jewish, Brooklyn-born and a high-school dropout. His life weaves through the most elusive subcultures of lower Manhattan. A-Ron, as he is also known, is one of those individuals who embody a community. He's not a designer, nor an artist, nor a photographer. A-Ron is something more. He's a scene builder and an impresario working to create something bigger, like the cultural noise made by the Beats in the 1950s or Andy Warhol's Factory in the 1960s or the bands and fans that clustered around CBGB in the 1970's. Being a key member of the '90s era Supreme store posse, he knows a little something about the rebel underground. Welcome to Aaron Bondaroff¹s Community.

Altamont concert, December 6, 1969. Photo by Bill Owens.

Altamont concert, December 6, 1969. Photo by Bill Owens.

Bill Owens

Bill Owens (born 1938) is a world-renowned artist and photographer known for his 1972 classic photo documentary, Suburbia. Bill is now making digital movies and has a few more books up his sleeve. He is a father, a brewer, a gardener, and founder of the American Distilling Institute. For 17 years, he published America Brewer Magazine. His favorite toy is his Daisy BB gun and he recently spent three months driving across the USA to photograph the New Suburbia. In 1969, Bill was on hand to document the concert at Altamont Speedway that would come to symbolize a turning point in youth culture. The Bill Owens for Altamont collection is comprised of some of those photos.

Altamont concert, December 6, 1969. Photo by Bill Owens.

Also, don't miss the loads of other brand-new denim, hats, hoods, jackets, knits, pants, shorts, sweaters, t-shirts and wovens in the Altamont Fall 2009 Collection! Choose your favorites right now and buy 'em down at your favorite local stockist.

All photos (except Naked Guy) enlarge.