8 Mar
Convert between two styles in one canvas shoe

While some can mistake the “Fuck It” philosophy of life as ambivalence, a Generation Me statement of raging apathy, it is anything but. To say “Fuck It”, and accept life’s various vicissitudes is actually a very ancient, Zen-like approach to existence and its many gifts. Clearly, HUF understands this. That’s why besides their Trucker and […]


28 Feb
More plays on luxury brands & their founders

The trend of biting luxury brands’ logos and playing off their names, founders and designers (Junya Mafia beanie, anyone?) isn’t going anywhere soon. SSUR and CLOT get their take on the concept with their Coco Made Me Do It collection, which includes a hoodie, wool beanie, tshirt and snapback hat. The look is clean, printed […]


16 May
To grind or to frame, that is the question...

Skate it or Hang it? That is the question nearly every man who skates has had when confronted with the beauty of a truly well designed new deck. Of course 99% of the time one opts for the former, but every so often we’re so enamored by a particular pristine graphic (such as Doodah’s Supermodel […]


3 Jun
Grab a seat on the stool made from newspapers or periodicals

The NJUStudio Hockenheim stool, as it’s called, is a DIY’ers dream come true. Recyclers around the world can rejoice in knowing this newest piece of furniture is made up in part by old magazines that might otherwise be thrown in the trash, and hoarders might rejoice in knowing their library of old Vanity Fairs can […]


25 May
Taschen’s collection of the best cinema from the 20th century

Encompassing two-volumes, Taschen‘s 100 All-Time Favorite Movies is an 800-page encyclopedic who’s who of cinema from the 20th century. Every genre imaginable has been included in this extensive compilation that includes horror, romance, comedy, adventure, musical, western and noir. Read up on popular films like A Clockwork Orange, Some Like It Hot, The Godfather, Citizen Kane and […]


21 Oct
Doo wop-xylophone-tribal surf rock from Japan, naturally

The Suzan are one of those bands that resist categorization like the Mujahideen resist foreign invaders. You start off with a quartet of punk-inspired Japanese girls, throw in some doo wop melodies, xylophone and tribal drums, and finish it off with surf guitar and a smattering of playful electronic lines — voila, The Suzan. The […]


18 May
Laceless slip-ons for summer lounging

It’s hard to beat some Converse All Stars for summer lamping, but their new mesh fabric Chuck It slip-ons are even harder to beat. Not only does the mesh let your feet breathe, but the laceless slip-ons means about as little work as you can find in a shoe. Available for a slim $40.