8 Jul
Beautiful handcrafted workboots via Hong Kong

These handmade red leather boots by HOAX feature a thick hand lined leather sole, with leather laces that in totality give the footwear a very Red Wing-looking appearance. You can pick them up via Hong Kong retailer BeeWeb for $130 ($HK 998). More images of the HOAX Red Leather Boots after the Jump…


24 Jun
Handcrafted shoulder bag pays homage to American tradition

Produced with thick, soft leather, the Yuketen English bag is a solid choice for a handcrafted shoulder bag. Made in the USA, this bag brings a refined taste to your daily activities, whether you decide to use it for carrying things from home to work or on longer journeys. The handmade bag pays homage to […]


20 Jun
Sneakerheads rejoice to the look of a clean pair of kicks

If you have friends with a collection of sneakers that number in the three digits, this might be a gift they’ll appreciate. The Premium Sneaker Solution set from Jason Markk was created for those who seek to make that pair of limited edition Nike Dunks or Converse Poorman Weapons as clean today as the day […]


23 May
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the DB4GT Zagato

Built to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the iconic DB4GT Zagato (far below), Aston Martin introduces their brand new V12 Zagato concept. Premiered this Saturday at the Villa D’Este Concours, the V12 Zagato will also appear as an endurance race car at the Nürburgring 24 hour race on June 25/26. The premier Italian design house […]


19 May
Rich brown leather luxury gadget protector

Mr. Porter brings us Valextra’s beautifully crafted iPhone 4 case. The rich brown leather protector features a flap front with magnetic latch closure, cutouts at the front, sides and back and a small embossed internal logo. The Italian hand crafted luxury case is simple elegance at its gadget-protecting best. Hit up Mr. Porter and fork […]


18 Mar
LIAS gets boozed up on some of our favorite Scotch

We were lucky enough to have scored entry to the recent kick off for The Balvenies Rare Craft Roadshow in NYC. As you may recall we’re quite fond of The Balvenie here at LIAS so having the opportunity to sample what may be the finest handcrafted scotch for the money was like finding cash in […]


11 Feb
Tom Cecil will get you sauced in style

This hipflask is welded by hand from stainless steel, each flask baring its own design one-of-a-kind serial number letting you know it’s special. No mass-produced, Chinese-made disposable flask for you — these are all individually made by British product and furniture designer Tom Cecil. He’ll even engrave it with your initials should you so request […]


10 Feb
An interview with Dog State Jewelry's Takahashi Toshi

Tokyo-born artist Takahashi Toshi (T Dog Junior) moved to London 11 years ago and began working at a Carnaby Street Jewelry shop. Since then he has been producing unique, handcrafted jewelry with precision and startling realness, and in 2004 launched Dog State jewelry specializing in modern skull and animal designs — along with some randomness […]