Considering that the Von Dutch name is now a lucrative, licensed brand, it is pretty ironic that Kenny Howard had famously stated: “Use any of my stuff you want to. Nothing is original. Everything is in the subconscious, we just “tap” it sometimes and “think” we have originated something. Genes make us more or less interested in certain things but nothing is truly original! Copyright and patents are mostly an ego trip.” With that said, we give you the Von Dutch shirt that Kenny Howard himself would have most likely worn if he were alive in the days of overpriced trucker hats with his name on them.
There is a lingering yearning for one particular place that brought different walks of life together in San Francisco: Hippo Burger, a spot that hasn’t