1 Jul
Let's face it, dirt should only be stepped on by $1,500 shoes

What kind of mental buffoon would wear $1,500 boots to go hiking in, you may ask? Probably the kind of person who deserves to get their credit card stolen. If there is any piece of footwear that necessitates performance over luxury it would be hiking boots, but Alber Elbaz seems to disagree. The couture French […]


30 Jun
Unique piece features the word's fastest chronograph movement

In 1969, when TAG Heuer first introduced its “Monaco” design on the wrist of Steve McQueen in the movie Le Mans, the chronograph made headlines. Four decades later, the Swiss watchmaker is making a unique, one-off version to auction off in benefit of Duchenne muscular dystrophy research. The Mikrograph features the fastest chronograph movement on […]


8 Jun
Bold luxury sneakers for Fall 2011

Lanvin drops a new luxury sneaker for their Fall 2011 collection. The bold mid-top shoe features embossed calfskin and woven nylon with side ankle zipper and premium calfskin lining. As can be expected from the couture high end line, their premium sneaker is gonna cost you — about $865 (€590) via Lanvin online. More shots […]


9 Mar
Exotic animal iPad cases from Raymond Hau

Designer Raymond Hau has created a line of iPad sleeves/clutches made from exotic skins, many sporting unique luxurious textures. The line includes genuine black python (above), hair-on calfskin, lizard, crocodile, ostrich and even shark leather, all featuring interiors fully lined with quilted lamb skin. The premium lamb offers ultra soft protection for your beloved Apple […]


21 May
Wear nature's majesty around your waist

Dig these elk leather belts from Steve & Co. They come in a wide variety of colors to match every shoe in your closet,, and then some. The soft calfskin elk belts are 3.5 cm wide and feature double loops and contrasting stitching. Available for about $80. via Selectism


8 Feb
Think of them as an investment

These calfskin high top velcro strap sneakers, by Dior creative director Kris Van Assche, are stylish, sleek, and only $587.70. Wait…$587.70 sneakers? I guess that’s what you ask for with Van Assche’s line — dramatic and pricey. Well, if time is money it will only take you a few years of those easy-to-use velcro straps […]