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Deus ex Machina, the bike and bike-stuff makers who brought us the likes of the Pegasus and the Gicleur know that you need a good pair of gloves for gripping onto your bike. The entire line of gloves are handcrafted in Japan and made from 100% Napa cowhide leather. Choose from three styles, the black straightforward Gripping Glove (below), the Darby Wipe Glove with elastic wrist band and suede details (available in black or tan), or the Mesh Glove (above) which allows for slightly more breathability. Prices range from $145 to $155.

The Deus Wipe Glove options shown after the Jump…

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10 Oct
The adventurer's eyewear collaboration

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Poler Stuff, the Portland-based gear gurus who know how to trick out a camping trip, have united forces with the Californian eyewear experts over at Raen Optics. The result is a sunglass collection that applies sleek, sensible fashion sense in a way that will translate to the outdoor adventurer. Three styles comprise the line, the Garwood with a custom laminate, as well as the Remmy and Myer, each shown below, respectively, with smoke Poler-ized lenses from Optics by Carl Zeiss. Prices for the Poler x Raen Sunglasses start at $170.

Get a closer look at the Garwood, Remmy and Moore styles after the Jump…

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Everyone knows that a beer tastes better off the tap. Everyone also knows that most beers that come in green bottles taste like a nice, light, frothy pour of total ass. At least Heineken, not really our favorite. But now, thanks to Marc Newson (Sub creator and designer friend to Apple products), you can toss the away the green bottle and slightly improve the taste of ass. Pour as you go in the amount of your preference — no more fallen soldiers of flat beer. Pressurised modules called Torps hold up to two liters of beer, and any amount less than that. The Sub beer machine’s two full beer limit makes its capacity four short of a six pack, so perhaps this machine might be more aptly named as the Subpar if you’re looking for more than a couple Heinies. But have no fear, the Sub will give your two beers a tap-fresh taste for up to fifteen days. Although frankly, if it takes you fifteen days to drink two beers, you probably aren’t the best person to be investing in beer machines. Much props to Krups for making a Mac Pro Keurig for all your two iBeer needs. Should release in the UK next year some time at around the $400 mark. In the mean time, if you can’t hack it in a can, go tip your bartender.


10 Oct
"They say you can't remember what happens. But, I do."

SEXSOMNIA-Treats

Treats! magazine — a publication geared toward imagery that is as artistic as it is provocative — has put out a short film about the titular sex condition, directed by Paul Minor and starring Rebecca Dayan as the titular Sexsomniac. A dreamy, lusty, evocative window into sexually charged sleep deprivation…

 


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Singapore shoe-slingers Limited EDT are finishing up their six-year Made-In-England run with New Balance with this commemorative, collaborative boxed set of the M577LEV sneakers. Housed within each of the numbered limited edition boxes (of only 240 in all) are the blue-and-orange sneakers, with uppers made from nubuck leather and 3M reflective panels. The set also includes an issue of Sneaker Freaker Number 31, which features this footwear on its cover, as well as a t-shirt. Order your Limited Edt x New Balance M577LEV III Box Set, online and overseas only, this Friday, October 10th, with a real release date on October 25th.

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9 Oct
Signature-engraved, Detroit-made, limited-edition timepiece

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Shinola, the Detroit factory dedicated to expertly made all-American watches, is taking a step further toward the vintage-inspired pocketwatch side of the dial. Giving some love to the home city roots, this “Henry Ford” limited-edition piece is individually numbered and engraved with the signature of Mr. Ford himself. The black face with cream-print piece comes with metal chain and leather fob, as well as a wooden stand, leather pouch and giftbox. Sign up to be alerted of the watches availability, as there are only 1,000 pieces in all being made.

More looks at the Shinola Henry Ford Pocket Watch after the Jump…

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BBC Music has wet a huge splash with a cover of the Beach Boys “God Only Knows”, one of the greatest songs in the American cannon. They transform a surf classic into an all-star extravaganza (and accompanying high-production video) with help from an 80-piece orchestra and vocal cameos from 27 big-name musical artists. You can almost play Where’s Waldo, name checking Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, One Direction, Elton John, Lorde, Chris Martin, Brian Welch, Florence Martin, English folksinger Eliza Carthy, Chrysse Hinde and, yes, the Beach Boy original, Brian Wilson. Proceeds go to BBC Children in Need, so feel free to donate to the organization and hold the ice bucket, please.

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The late Bunny Yeager was a pinup model and photographer as well as contemporary of the great Bettie Page. And from her extensive archives, gathered into the pages of Bettie Page: Queen of Curves, are not only many of her best known and revered images, but also many never-before-seen photos. Yeager’s photography career was made when her photograph of Bettie Page made it to Playboy, and she’d go on to shoot many big names, including Marilyn Monroe. Compiled by Petra Mason, a cultural historian and total pro on the life and times of Bunny Yeager, Bettie Page: Queen of Curves includes 250 photographs and extensive input gathered from interviews with Ms. Yeager herself. There’s also a comprehensive chronicle of Miami Beach in 1954 that put Bettie Page on the map, and those little bangs on fetish models for decades to come. Rizzoli’s Bettie Page: Queen of Curves is available for $50 on backorder for the most extensive text on Bettie Page to date.

More of the Bettie Page: Queen of Curves book after the Jump…

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