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July 18, 2012 BY CAPSULESNEWS

Check out these photos of the Hurley campus in Costa Mesa, California, where the team enjoys an indoor skate park, Bob Hurley's board-shaping room, a kitchen by Dalek and a space labeled the "Shrine" to encourage creative thought. [Hypebeast]

Retailers and apparel brands may be facing an East and Gulf coast port strike at the beginning of the holiday season this year. Contracts are expiring between the International Longshoreman's Association and the United States Maritime Alliance, and negotiations for the new contract are not exactly speeding along. The companies have about a month to reach an agreement. [WWD]

Still trying to find your niche in the world of online menswear forums? Complex breaks down where you should go based on what you wear, in the hopes that you'll find a place that isn't too brutal to the ego. [Complex]

Coachella's getting on a boat, and you're invited along for the ride. This December, the music festival/cruise will be taking two trips to the Bahamas and Jamaica, bringing along acts including Pulp, Hot Chip, and Girl Talk to jam to out on the water. Tickets start at $500 (but don't worry, they set up payment plans) and can be bought on their site, ss.coachella.com. [High Snobiety]

In an effort to effectively beat this issue into the ground, a bipartisan group of 59 House members sent a letter to the United States Olympic Committee, imploring that the team uniforms be made in the U.S.A. from now on. Apparently, even after all of this, 59 people still thought that the Olympic Committee was considering Chinese manufacturing in the future. In the Ralph Lauren camp, Tracy T. Travis, CFO and senior vice president, has had enough. She called it quits on the company to "pursue other interests" and will be out by July 30. [WWD]

Dazed Digital jumps on the tour bus with Mercy rappers 2 Chainz, Pusha T, and Big Sean from Chicago to New York to see what life is like on the road. As to be expected, life is good. [Dazed Digital]

Feeling dapper today? Why not stick one of Prada's F/W 12 leather flowers in your pocket? The brand is stepping up their menswear accessory game with these classy and wilt-free flowers, and the idea just might be catching on. [Selectism]