26 Jul
Katsuyo Aoki's "Predictive Dream" series

Katsuyo Aoki is a Japanese artist whose latest work, Predictive Dream, consists of a series of hyper-ornate skulls made from ceramic. He uses historical backgrounds and ideas, myths and allegories to base his morbidly beautiful work on, incorporating decorative styles, patterns and symbolic forms to conjure up a variety of emotions. “The [ceramic pieces] existence […]


15 Jul
Vintage looking footwear made from fine calfskin

Featuring stitch down construction which lends the footwear a vintage appeal, the Barrett Lace-No-Lace Boots from John Varvatos are manufactured from fine calfskin. The boots feature grey leather lining and double blind metal eyelet detail — the bottom eyelets fully lace with cotton laces. Grab a pair for $275. More photos of the Barrett Lace-No-Lace Boots […]


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 […]


10 Mar
Complete Technique's antique finish pendant

I’m not sure what the political statement of this AK-47 necklace might be, but Complete Technique’s antique finish pendant at least sports some remarkable detailing — a very accurate replica of the Russian AK-47 machine gun scaled down to a pendant size. Ironically enough, the price of the necklace is probably more expensive than what […]


1 Mar
New premium high-tops for Spring/Summer 2011

Puma taps Alexander McQueen to continue their highly successful collaborations together, this time releasing this pair of “Eagle Print” high-tops. The visually striking sneakers feature a pair of layered wings that have been “printed from high-density nylon nets on top first, and then covered with a translucent pressure machete. With a rubber sole and leather […]


10 Jan
Viking ring made of antique brass

Never one to shy away from making a bold statement, avant garde designer Alexander McQueen’s legacy lives on with some of his impeccable jewelry. The Viking Ring is crafted of antique gold tone brass, its skeleton head wearing a traditional Celtic armor helmet, with Swarovski crystal eyes to gaze into and real ivory horns finishing […]


23 Nov
The Steve Jobs action figure, for the nerd who has it all

For the Mac and Apple fiend who has it all, but needs more junk in their life, may we present you with the Steve Jobs Action Figure. While “action figure” may be a bit of a stretch (does he have 58 points of articulation? exaggerated muscle tone or breasts? any blasters or missile projectors?), this […]


16 Nov
Minor or Major?

The infamous Marshall has been for years now building their reputation for constructing the most reliable, best sounding amps in the world of music. Their tube-bestowed raw gain — not to mention signature script font — can be spotted on stages from miles away. But now they aim for new levels, bringing Marshall Headphones to us […]