From the woods, to the beach, to the streets and back again in the lab, FlareScouts edition. "Illuminate Your Soul" is the theme of this Lakeview, Long Island hip-hop duo featuring Allen (stage name Ace) and Ty Stevens. Formed in 2012, the music group brings peace, unity and consciousness to the hip-hop scene with a flair of thrift.
The brothers make music full-time, but have a passion for fashion by custom designing thrifted men's apparel and accessories. Their custom menswear is created by hand which started in the 6th grade for Allen. The brand name for their clothing line is to be announced later this year. They like to look for appealing shirts, sweaters and jackets, but stray away from popular fashion brands due to saturation. All thrifted apparel and accessories must be in premium quality if it's to display the FlareScouts logo; meaning no holes, rips nor stains.
Thrifting advice from the brothers, "You can never go wrong with a neutral colored long-sleeve shirt or jacket." Everybody has the flare in the them is the motto that FlareScouts follow, so illuminate your soul by visiting the local Savers, Inc. thrift store in West Hempstead, NY and check out two of my favorite tracks from the group displayed below.
An explorer of men's fashion with inquisitive eyes, born and raised in Lakeview, Long Island. My inspiration comes from nature, city streets and the world wide web. Catch me in a local thrift/consignment store near you.
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