Our hearts go out to Jonas Bevacqua’s fiance, son, seven siblings, and parents in this difficult time of mourning. LRG, which means Lifted Research Group, is a clothing line inspired by Southern California’s hip-hop, skateboarding and surfing culture and can be purchased at Tilly’s, Zumiez and Dr Jays. As co-founder of LRG, Jonas was a creative visionary, loved by those around him. “Lifted is a sense of vision, it’s seeing above everybody. An autopsy was performed was performed on the fashion mogul and a cause of death was failed to be determined.… He covers music, sports, technology, and streetwear. The apparel brand has done a quality job of mindful creativity and encompassing that into its ethos. LRG has released a dedication in memory of Jonas Bevacqua on the LRG website. The company became profitable by 2002, and made its first $1 million in 2000. From the roots symbolizes creation of where ideas first take hold, to the tree itself showing strength and capabilities. Jonas Bevacqua, the 34-year-old co-founder of action fashion label LRG, was found dead in his Laguna Beach, California home on Monday, May 31, 2011, according to a story in the Orange County Register. We plant the seed in nature and see its growth,” LRG explained. “We continue to honor Jonas by spreading his messages throughout the world. We ask that everyone keep his family in their hearts and prayers and respect their privacy in this time of incredible grief,” writes Robert and Charlie. Friday Frolics - What's Your Name's Hidden Meaning? An autopsy was scheduled Wednesday for the co-founder of an Orange County-based clothing company found dead in his Laguna Beach home, authorities said. A lot of brands show up and they’re hot as fuck but then they’re done in a year. Note: SOME images found on "First Class Fashionista" are obtained via an internet public domain image search and MOST are obtained via a licensed "First Class Fashionista" account. | Perez Hilton, Is Scott Disick's New Teenaged Gal Pal Good For Him? “We’re trying to put the spotlight where we think it really belongs, because it is much more than clothing and concepts. Jonas leaves behind his fiance, son, seven siblings and parents. by. Jonas Bevacqua was a true pioneer in the fashion industry. Rest In Peace Brother –you will be missed greatly, but never forgotten. LRG Clothing Founder Jonas Bevacqua Dies at 34. Our thoughts are with his family and friends specifically his fiancé and son. “We definitely influence a lot of our competition, they take our formulas,” LRG stated. RIP. Your email address will not be published. “Research is the study and design of our culture, and Group is the collective of individuals who support and inspire the brand.”. For all things lifted visit l-r-g.com. Its a sad day for fashion, hip-hop, skateboarding, and many things alike. Jonas Bevacqua was a true pioneer in the fashion industry. Orange County Register profile on LRG co-founder Jonas Bevacqua, who died this week. Yeah sad day for the world of fashion who at 34 has got a big bright future ahead. The business started out modestly, making one seasonal look, which sold out instantly. The Laguna Beach Police Department did not provide details but said that the death does not appear to be suspicious. First Class Fashionista's primary :/ Anyway RIP. Lastly, 1947 and 47 were included as a tribute to Jonas’ mom, her age when she pushed Bevacqua to pursue his dreams. The Orange County Register reported in 2009 that he was Vietnamese, born … “Everything ties back to our tree logo. Co-founder and creative director of LRG clothing company, Jonas Bevacqua, was found dead in his Laguna Beach home on Monday. Mikey Fresh. Jonas helped Robert Wright, Chief Executive, to found LRG (Lifted Research Group) in 1999 and he had also assumed position as the company’s creative director. He is of Vietnamese descent according to the Orange County Register reported in 2009. Sadly, in 2011, Jonas passed away suddenly in his sleep at the age of 34. Their latest campaigns are “Feeding The Streets” and “Respect All Cultures.” You can find these billboards across the country in key cities like Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, New York, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Detroit. Jonas Bevacqua, the 34-year-old co-founder of action fashion label LRG, was found dead in his Laguna Beach, California home on Monday, May 31, 2011, according to a story in the Orange County Register.. Custom printing at its best at My1Stop.com. Bevacqua become the face of the company as Creative Director, with his trademark looks and entrepreneurial mind. VIBE initially reported yesterday the passing of LRG, Co-Founder Jonas Bevacqua (34) this past Tuesday. It’s not everyday a company pops up in your backyard and takes over the scene. An autopsy is set to be performed on … They had video game placement, collaborations with companies like T-Mobile’s ‘Sidekick’ phone and Suzuki motorcycles. Tips & pitches: michaelsilvermedia@gmail.com, Your email address will not be published. Bevacqua is survived by his fiancee, son, parents and seven siblings. Jonas Bevacqua started L-R-G in 1999, alongside partner Robert Wright. “Jonas was a mentor to an astonishing group… They looked fresh but it wasn’t anything that was made for that community. “The Roots, DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Visionaries, Living Legends, Dilated Peoples, Raekwon from the Wu-Tang Clan and more. | Perez Hilton, The Kardashians Don't Care That You Hate Their Pandemic Partying! He was 33 years old. As co-founder of LRG, Jonas was a creative visionary, loved by those around him. LRG’s co-founder (Robert Wright) confirmed Bevacqua’s death on twitter saying, “woke up at 8am to the worst news I’ve heard in my lifetime….my best man.” Jonas Bevacqua, 33, helped found LRG, or Lifted Research Group, in 1999 with Chief Executive Robert Wright. Early life. Jonas Bevacqua was found dead at his Laguna Beach home on May 31, 2011. Michael Silver is a journalist and photographer based in Southern California. Kim Kardashian Dressed As A Hairy Spider For Halloween To Overcome Her Fears! Nature's Vision - Nature Fundraising for a Greener... Wireless Speakers for a Father's Day gift. “Yesterday, we lost an icon. One of our most profound messages is ‘Unity Through Diversity. “We want to be creative and always a step ahead.”. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This message brought to you by #LRG, A post shared by LRG Clothing (@lrgclothing) on Apr 3, 2018 at 7:12pm PDT. Lastly, 1947 and 47 were included as a tribute to Jonas’ mom, her age when she pushed Bevacqua to pursue his dreams. LRG was named the #5 company in the world on the Entrepreneur’s 2008 “Hot 500” list of fast-growing companies. The cycle logo that is often used around the tree represents constant renewal, evolution, growth, and change. Jonas Bevacqua, the 34-year-old co-founder of action fashion label LRG, was found dead in his Laguna Beach, California home on Monday, May 31, 2011, according to a story in the Orange County Register.. Rock Unsteady #LRG All new graphic tee arrivals including the High Rankin' tee, Riddim Prisim tee, and Rasta Western tee available now at L-R-G.com #liftedresearchgroup #unitythroughdiversity, A post shared by LRG Clothing (@lrgclothing) on Apr 16, 2018 at 9:00am PDT. RIP Jonas I hope the message lives on forever. Now we’re in this conscious, elevated vibe right here, which was underground hip-hop,” said an LRG spokesperson. Copyright © 2020 PerezHilton.com | All Rights Reserved, Shawn Mendes Exploits Camila Cabello! After a flurry of Twitter messages, blog posts, and facebook messages yesterday, the sad news is official. Bevacqua was a trendsetter and far ahead of his time, he was an inspiration and father figure,” said a spokesperson. With a long history in the music and fashion world, is LRG influencing street culture today in 2018? Stay on the lookout for new projects dropping soon and special 20-year anniversary releases in the near future. Every Time Kim Kardashian Has Publicly Defended Kanye West! Now LRG came along with these fashion techniques and styles to bridge that (gap).”. Great Gifts for Men from Personal Creations, Summer Solstice Celebration at Stonehenge. “Both were inspired by Nautica, Tommy Hilfiger, and especially Polo by Ralph Lauren,” said LRG’s Content Manager. 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Bevacqua also was the Irvine company’s creative director. LRG, innovative essence for the above-average person,” the brand states. The content of "First Class Fashionista" is the opinion of the blogger / visitor- not intended to harm anyone or anything. Jonas Gregory Bevacqua was born in 1977, LRG said in announcing his death.