The ancient Japanese technique of recycling cloth called “Boro” is the inspiration for Converse’s latest inception of their classic Jack Purcell silhouette. The high-top shoe is part of Converse’s high-end First String collection and features the namesake patchwork upper matched with a classic rubber Purcell sole. You can get a pair at SOTO for about […]


14 Feb
Experience the world through telephoto, fisheye & wide angles

California based iZZi Gadgets makes technology chic with their accessories for Apple. Proudly introducing the iZZi Orbit for the iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5, their latest gadget uses Peripheral Motion Lock Technology in conjunction with three interchangeable lens options — telephoto, fisheye, and wide angle — allowing you to see your world as through your […]


3 Apr
A daily wearer timepiece for the Rolex & Hublot crowd

  Burgeoning watch company Skywatch was built on simple principles: to craft a timepiece of Swiss-made quality and precision, with a pricetag that the average man could actually afford. Founded by UCLA grad Gabriel Ibarra, Skywatch has quickly grown to gain distribution in the US, Europe and the Middle East by aiming to make watches […]


24 Aug
Collezione Automobili Lamgorghini for Spring/Summer 2012

This week Lamborghini launched its first carbon fiber bag collection. The high tech, ultra strong and lightweight material is commonly used in the production of bicycles, yachts, surf boards, planes and supercars, but this is the first time carbon fiber has been used in its unstiffened, cloth form to produce fashion accessories. The collection consists of […]


A big day for Christian Louboutin, who on top of the “Tartan” Rollerboy Spikes Slip-Ons below also is unveiling 2 colorways of their Alfie Flat silhouette. The first high-top shoe (above) features an upper made mostly of black velvet with glossy black watersnake, gold patent leather, hiking boot-inspired cross lacing and a heel strap. The […]


8 Aug
English plaid cloth for the Fall/Winter 2011 collection

We’ve seen several varitities of Christian Louboutin’s Rollerboy Spikes shoes, but these add a new edge to the already attention-grabbing slip-on. The “Tartan” model employs a plaid English tartan pattern under the forest of spikes, adding more punk to an already punk rock piece of footwear. The Christian Louboutin “Tartan” Rollerboy Spikes are part of the […]


16 May
Terry cloth-lined shoes with Bemis weld detailing

Converse drops a new version of the Jack Purcell shoe, this new Johnny Weld high-top incorporating Bemis weld detailing – a technique normally used for seam-sealing waterproof outerwear and tents. Available in a grey/white colorway, the sneaker features a 1980s performance shoe-like terry cloth lining, as well as pinstripe detailing on the rubber midsole. The […]


23 Feb
Tri-tone military green for tough outdoor needs

Japan outdoor label White Mountaineering offers this tri-tone military jacket, perfect for the brand’s hiking and naturalist ethos. The olive green army jacket features 4 exterior snap pockets, a fold-down collar with snap buttons, waist drawstrings, and custom White Mountaineering snap buttons and zippers. Pick one up for $551.

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