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50 Shades of Spade-O

Coach Gaines and Squad teamed up with photographer Louie Kovatch to capture the evolution of Philadelphia based hip hop legend Spade-O, co founder of Major Figgas.

Its not often that we style for entertainers however this was a historical moment for the fashion and music culture in Philadelphia.  Artist Alameen, famously known as Spade-o decided to capture 50 shades of his walk through life in Philadelphia. Hi-lighting the backdrop for his music and shining light to the underground world of positivity unexposed in Philadelphia.  Clothes provided by The Captains Vintage, Custom Lifestyle by Hamid Holloman, Search and Rescue Drygoods, and The Everyday Agenda. See more from the photoshoot

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Search + Rescue Drygoods x Billy Cress at Gravy Studio “Brick + Mortar”

  “Brick + Mortar” a vibrant examination of homes & abandoned spaces by Philly photographer & explorer, Billy cress.  Cress says of these images, “Philadelphia has an abundance of interesting homes illustrative of the spectrum of life here.  In the end, home portraits are about people: how they choose to live & how they’re forced to live.” Coach Gaines & Alicia Delarge from Search + … Continue reading Search + Rescue Drygoods x Billy Cress at Gravy Studio “Brick + Mortar”

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The Squad at Northern Grade (recap)

IMG_7297We are cut for the Northern Grade. A U. S. Made traveling pop up market that connects the designer direct to the end consumer. Functioning almost like a trade show, but available to the public. The Squad had the pleasure to participate in the debut of the DC Market. See recap photos by Emmanuel Afolabi Continue reading “The Squad at Northern Grade (recap)”

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The Search at Brimfield, Mass.

IMG_1409We loaded up the sprinter and took a journey to Brimfield, Mass. The Grand father of all flea markets. Some say that this was the first flea market in America. People from all over the world travel here to see multiple fields of awesomeness! World class collectors and dealers bring out their finest wares in hopes to service the most elite pickers and designers. The Coach linked up with photographer Louie Kovatch from Urban Renewal, to document the experience.

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Search+Rescue Squad features at Freedom Hall

blog1libertyIMG_9415This season at Freedom Hall Search+Rescue debut a line of modern furniture. Up until this point our contribution to the trade show has been behind the scenes. Offering branding and trade show solutions for Freedom hall and its wonderful cast of creatives.

We brought our squad of hand craftsmen and builders from the mid Atlantic area to demonstrate how our furniture design services the current market. Each brand connected by the principle of Search+Rescue, local production with use of reclaimed source materials. By mixing modern lines and pop color with a hint of rustic character, we displayed versatility speaking to both retail and home dwellings.

The Squad includes; BSR, Modern 50, Peg and Awl, Grifter Company USA, Gentlemens Brim, Custom LifeStyle

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