31 Jul
Taschen's compendium tome of Australian designer/artist's work

Australian born designer Marc Newson takes his ‘industrial artist’ title very seriously. Having designed practical and functional goods such as chairs, cars and planes, he’s also taken his design skills and applied them to an idea that’s well beyond this earth, as he even designed a spaceship. It’s not all grand-scale and limited edition designing […]


6 Oct
One of Los Angeles' best designers unveils his 4th collection

One of our favorite Los Angeles designers B:SCOTT — aka Brandon Scott, formerly of B.Son fame — is throwing up a serious fete this eve in the City of Angels. To unveil his fourth collection Brandon is organizing the Every Man For Himself Pop-Up Launch & Installation at FourTwoFour on Fairfax this evening, from 7 […]


26 Aug
Come naked in your skivvies, leave with a full wardrobe

There are promotions, and then there are promotions. One has to tip their hat to the team at Desigual who have come up with one of the better promos in recent memory. For the Spanish apparel brand’s aptly named “Undie Party”, all you gotta do is come in your underwear to the Desigual Santa Monica […]


28 Jul
Carry your groceries, kick some ass

The use of knuckleduster-type weapons dates back to the 1900s when soldiers made wood, brass or cast iron knuckles to wipe up loose ends on the battleground with. Others have said they’re even older, but irrelevant to when they were created people never seem to tire of their functionality — whether it be as a […]


5 Jul
Josh Sims' historical guide to everything in your wardrobe

There are many books that cover the various dapper personalities who have defined men’s fashion over the last century — the rakes who wore timeless garments that became indelibly stamped into our cultural psyches (such as the impeccably disheveled Gregory Peck on the cover, above). But not many books will tell you the history of […]


6 Apr
More British love for the British

Fred Perry’s addition to their Union Jack collection, a polo shirt to match the Fred Perry Union Jack Hoodie featured last week. The polo has the same classic appeal you can find in any Fred Perry polo, with white stripes on the ribbing. On the back, however, comes a full English flag stitched into the […]


18 Nov
Internet overlord launches Boutiques.com

Yesterday internet goliath Google unveiled its Boutiques website – a new portal dedicated specifically for shopping fashion items. As the second largest sector of online shopping (after consumer electronics), it really was only a matter of time till our Internet Overlords dipped their toes into the market of soft goods. As the LA Times reports: […]


26 Mar
Part One in the lost history of a pop-fashion machine

Tokidoki is a Japanese word whose etymology is, for the most part, vague. The definition can flip from “sometimes” to “constantly”, although the latter’s more appropriate when applied to the flourishing pop-fashion brand tokidoki, as its proprietors are always in motion. Their output is prolific, their hustle grand. You’ve seen their coveted hyper-stylized Karl Lagerfeld […]