Eric Koston, Exploring The Potential For Hammers In Personal Wardrobing, May Suddenly Have Del Boca Vista On Smash

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At Boil the ocean custom sceptre repair and old-tyme blogginghaus we make few pretenses to the effect that our ultimate loyalties lie elsewise than with the 1990s torch-bearing set, and it is against these currents that we swim when trying to weigh the personal bearing and heaviness of the newer faces on Girl/Chocolate, as juxtaposed in particular across “Pretty Sweet.” The task grows no easier when you have Eric Koston, a five-star general in the game who wears a jersey that says Champion and eats a bowl of Wheaties every morning, pushing around dressed like he’s got his mind set on the shuffleboard court and the early-bird special.

Initially “Pretty Sweet” finds him dressed for the PGA tour, schralping a California ditch in a soberly striped shirt and well-appointed swoosh hat, but before long he’s going for that high-risk 360 flip to switch manual off the drop where he can be seen breaking out the neon crayola crayon tees and, importantly, the camo. You may not guess it coming from a dude of his stature, but I am beginning to suspect that Eric Koston does not have a firm grasp on the efficient use of camo. Case in point being the run down the brick banks where Koston, possibly in a fit of wild abandon, chooses to combine a striped soccer jersey with some camouflage army fatigues, breaking several international accords against pairing stripes with camos. Later he indulges in some cut-off blue jean shorts while going all Jake Johnson down an APAC staircase.

More recently, Koston has been noticed swanning about certain European properties in a floral print hat, basketball jerseys and faux leopard skin, like some headphone-endorsing, crash helmet-wearing Tony Manfre.

While curiously diverse the point is not to catalogue the various and sundry fashion combinations that Eric Koston chooses to pursue, bizarre though some may be, but rather to speculate irresponsibly as to what these may reveal about his current mental state. One can imagine Koston, more than two decades into the video deadline grind and flush at last with Nike fuck-you money, grumpily rejecting any claims on tightly choreographed shirt/pant ensembles and thrusting his fingers deeper and deeper into whatever bottomless and mouldering duffel bag he has in tow on the current filming tour, cobbling together increasingly outlandish getups and upbraiding any youngster that hazards a question or sideways glance. You can begin to picture him treating a particularly day-glo hue of pants, better left undiscovered in some discount bin long since abandoned by a merciful god, as a personal challenge not to be left unaccepted and preferably matched with a pair of banana yellow sneakers, a cantankerous sneer perched on his lip and maybe a bingo card stuffed into his back pocket.

Will Eric Koston’s embrace of ultra-technical, two-sided curb tricks reach a peak concurrent to his recent exploration of colorful and multi-disciplined outfits, potentially involving a sombrero? Has Koston finally gone “too far”? Is this all a natural (though somewhat delayed) reaction to the white tee/blue jean uniform of 1995?

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17 Responses to “Eric Koston, Exploring The Potential For Hammers In Personal Wardrobing, May Suddenly Have Del Boca Vista On Smash”

  1. m477 Says:

    He’s no Hosoi.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Proper use of camo seems to be taught only on the east coast. It’s not Kostons fault.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    Man, this post reaffirms that I just don’t give a shit about matching clothes. It’s some lame shit; “Does my hat match my shirt, and do those match the accent color on my sneakers?” …the fuck outta here!

  4. Col Forbin Says:

    This paragraph

    Initially “Pretty Sweet” finds him dressed for the PGA tour, schralping a California ditch in a soberly striped shirt and well-appointed swoosh hat, but before long he’s going for that high-risk 360 flip to switch manual off the drop where he can be seen breaking out the neon crayola crayon tees and, importantly, the camo. You may not guess it coming from a dude of his stature, but I am beginning to suspect that Eric Koston does not have a firm grasp on the efficient use of camo. Case in point being the run down the brick banks where Koston, possibly in a fit of wild abandon, chooses to combine a striped soccer jersey with some camouflage army fatigues, breaking several international accords against pairing stripes with camos. Later he indulges in some cut-off blue jean shorts while going all Jake Johnson down an APAC staircase.

    is fucking awesome

  5. Anonymous Says:

    Let’s stop talking about Koston. He is a bad person and deserves less recognition. Let’s talk more about Cory Kennedy

    • Anonymous Says:

      False. Koston is legendary. And I’d rather talk about Alvarez than Kennedy.

    • ThornTon420 Says:

      Cory Kennedy White As Hell!!!

      • dummbert Says:

        bsts kf bsts is mad white, but yet more interesting and beatifully executed by cory cennedy than any curb dancing move by the likes of, lets say, torey pudwill.

      • Anonymous Says:

        @dummbert: Torey does the same trick in his big bang part?

      • dummbert Says:

        nah, i think it was a bs lip kf bsts, but anything of those dances would look better if somebody else, e.g. cory kennedy does it…
        or bs lip to bs tail, compare the ones of kenny anderson with pudwill

        that’s what i was trying to say

  6. Jaysus Says:

    Not that I care a whole bunch, but you should probably mention Supreme snapbacks while disusing/opining on Koston’s wardrobe. I notice those more than camo not matching his socks or whatever..

  7. armageddon_nowison Says:

    that’s what you get when you put a 40 year old man in an odd future outfit. wait for it.. “OLD future!” (sorry). then again it’s not easy being koston. he’s flashier than the juliens and heaths of the legend tier, and wouldnt fool anyone trying to dress like them. he is a swageur venturing into meta-swag. leave the gonz stylings to the gonz.

  8. Watson Says:

    The Nike Koston 2 will be heavily worn and promoted in a garish all pink colourway in perhaps an homage to the throwback colour of the eS baby pink Koston 6. Shoulda left it in the past.

  9. Chris Says:

    Remember the Koston with long hair that skated in Accels?

  10. Familia Chepesent Says:

    best post yet pilot.

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