8 Jun
World-renowned watchmaker marries precise engineering with 21st Century technology

This morning TAG Heuer unveiled the first teaser shots of its LINK — the very first Swiss Luxury Smart Phone. The world-renowned Swiss watchmaker has been fusing precise engineering with avant-garde design since 1860, and is now extending its savoir-faire to the leading edge of 21st century communication technology for the first time with a […]


28 Apr
Future forward eyewear for Spring/Summer 2011

MYKITA has certainly never shied away from teaming up with an avant garde designer to offer a far-future look at eyewear. Their designs with Rad Hourani — as well as their headscratching Yuri sunglasses — are exercises in the eccentric. This latest collaboration effort with designer Bernhard Willhelm may not be as pioneering, but they’ll […]


8 Mar
Latest Italian-made luxury high tops

There’s a lot to like about Van Assche’s future thinking sneakers… everything but the price, that is. As usual the avant garde designer thinks forward, but keeps his latest more subtle than some of his past offerings. These 100% premium leather black high-top sneakers features a lace-up closure with wraparound ankle, a fold detail at […]


4 Mar
Dust La Rock's "B.K. Scum" exhibit opens tonight

Tonight, March 4th from 7-10pm at the Mishka retail space at 350 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY Dust La Rock will be exhibiting a collection of works entitled B.K. Scum, inspired by Genesis P-Orridge and her seminal band Psychic TV, and TOPI. The experimental sound collective and multimedia pioneers (in addition to her industrial group Throbbing Gristle) […]


25 Jan
Hisashi Fukatami's future forward footwear

Compared to Diet Butcher Slim Skin’s previous seasons, the Retro High Tops above are actually considerably more restrained. The Japanese label — founded in 1997 by designer Hisashi Fukatami — is known for its avant-garde vision, so this high top shoe fits their manifesto. Available in 4 suede colorways, the Diet Butcher Slim Skin’s Retro High […]


12 Jan
Premium leather sneakers for a premium pricetag

Avant-garde designer Rick Owens has just released these two-tone white and black hi-tops. The premium leather sneakers feature zip fastening on the inside, white lace-up front with silver eyelets, white rubber toe cap and an image of a lady printed on the inside of the tongue. Of course nothing by Mr. Owens is cheap, and […]


10 Dec
...while 1960s TV gameshow audience tries to comprehend

Pioneering experimental composer John Cage performs the genre-defining composition Water Walk on a game show in 1960. I can’t even imagine — is that why all the people are laughing, they can’t comprehend what Cage is doing? Of course, no one in 1960 had seen anything like this, so it’s understandable that they’d default to […]


11 Oct
Two iPhone cases, a wallet and card case

Los Angeles-bred and Paris-based designer Rick Owens has just come out with a new men’s Fall/Winter 2010 accessory line. Consisting of two iPhone cases, a wallet and a card case in dirty brown, the normally avant-garde designer kept his design simple yet captivating by using an interesting “frog leather” texture in the material. The accessory […]