11 Aug
"The End of the World", "The Independence Day" & many more

After much ado, and many beautiful photographs (at least 18,000 entries), the winners of the 2014 National Geographic Photography contest have been chosen. With the actual winning photograph being a supercell storm photo out of Colorado, “The Independence Day” (featured below), we have selected some of the winning bunch for your perusal, with some personal favorites […]


13 Dec
Bidding farewell to a pair of culture shifting vehicles

This past month two automotive legends ceased production, their spirits rising into the Great Pantheon of Iconic Cars in the sky. Two vehicles that defined terminally opposite points of the spectrum, different in pricepoint, performance, utility, powertrain, spirit… well, just about everything. Even the reasons for ending their lifecycle could not be more different, but […]


30 Jan
Commes Des Garcons meets established English cobbler

Japanese super mind Junya Watanabe has teamed his MAN line from Commes Des Garcons with English shoe maker Trickers to present a piece from their ongoing collabo: the Super Boot. The superpowers involved have created a Super Boot designed with a classic brogue upper, its bright green treatment a nice compliment to the black laces […]


3 Jan
Wallabee-like footwear with a hint of modern espadrilles

Clarks has inspired the fashionable feet of generations for nearly 200 years. This year with the presentation of the Drille Mode, they’ve continued to create innovative designs infused with their classic leather and suede appeal. The Drille Mode has a splash of Clarks’ timeless Wallabee-like origins and a hint of the espadrille’s modern well-established look. […]


21 Dec
Stellar comedy cast plays themselves in a present day apocalypse

Wow, what a comedy cast in this one. Starring the ubiquitous Freaks N Geeks/Apatow Mafia plus a handful of other of comedy’s best — including the always awesome Danny McBride — This Is the End sees the actors playing themselves in a present day apocalypse. Seems pretty appropriate for today being the End Of the […]


18 Sep
Brooklyn sister duo delivers a musical trip through space

Sisters Taraka and Nimai Larson, also known as Prince Rama, have released a new mixtape, Late Night w/ Silver Mercedes. If you’ve never heard of the Brooklyn-based duo, they’ve take on an ethos of their own, having written manifestos, delivering lectures from pools of fake blood, even conducting group exorcisms disguised as VHS workouts. They’ve […]


29 May
Another new design debuts at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

The Zagato name seems to always make a splash at the annual Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, last year debuting the gorgeous Aston Martin V12 Zagato. This year it’s BMW’s opportunity to play showstopper, as they did when they unveiled their road-legal Zagato Coupe. Clearly based on its Z4 model, the one-off Coupe concept was tweaked […]


9 Apr
Special edition premium leather & denim footwear

Visvim is releasing several special edition items in conjunction with the Isetan Shinjuku exhibit it is hosting, including these Grizzly Mid-Folk Boots. The high end Japanese brand has some beautiful ideas in mind, including this version above which features premium leather mixed in with denim. An ideal boot for the urban escape, the visvim Grizzly […]