French motorcycle helmet makers Les Ateliers Ruby have done many collaborations in the past, perhaps best known with TRON and Maison Martin Margiela, and their wildest being the mink-fur covered collab with Karl Lagerfeld. Their latest version was done in conjunction with Parisian design firm Ill Studio — a very simple aesthetic carried out on the open-faced Pavillon [...]
You may not know this kids, but there was a time when Metallica was actually a good band. What am I saying, they were an amazing band — as in, life transforming. No seriously, for real. This may be difficult for you to believe, especially anyone younger than 30 who only knows Metallica as those [...]
The idea behind Alexander McQueen’s latest collaboration with Puma is to pluck design inspiration from a medieval battlefield. Sound crazy? Perhaps it is, but the “Joust Mid” sneakers do their best to look like armor (above), horseback (below) or a moonless night (after the Jump). These are accomplished by employing metallic leather, pony skin and [...]
Last time we saw The Vintage Frames Company they were teaming up with Ultra for their Ultra Goliath 2 Snow White Sunglasses — which, for reasons we can’t quite comprehend, ended up being one of our more popular posts of the past couple months. Why, exactly, is hard to figure out. Now they’ve returned with [...]
Swedish-based Velour have collaborated with Clarks for their Fall/Winter 2012 collection. Included in the collection is a woven patchwork leather boot based on the British shoe maker’s Desert Mali silhouette, and features naturally contrasting nubuck and leather with rich earthy tones in each material. The Velour x Clarks Originals Desert Mali Boots will be available [...]
Japanese department store chain Isetan will be releasing an exclusive Head Porter collection consisting of wallets, a pouch and an iPad and iPhone case in light blue and yellow plaid design. The limited edition collection will be offered exclusively at Isetan retail stores around the world.
O’Neill have crafted a technical cold weather jacket for vaunted big mountain snowboarder Jeremy Jones, and since it’s for Jones they’re making sure it performs. The Explore Jones Insulator Jacket features Firewall 2 polyfill insulation with strategically placed warming panels where your body generates less heat, underarm vents to dump excess heat and allow cool [...]
Continuing on with a collaboration that is responsible for one of our favorite sneakers of all time, Converse and UNDFTD have crafted a capsule collection using primarily UNDFTD’s famed black ballistic nylon. The high-top Stay Player Highs and low top Academy Low are paired up with an A.L.I.C.E. pack, all set to drop this Black [...]