Shinola, the rare Detroit watchmaker, is founded upon the principle of quality American-made goods. While we’re sure to be hearing more from them on the watchmaking tip — and they have indeed just released nine new timepieces — their new line of individually crafted, high-quality leather-bound sporting goods are especially noteworthy. Get your game on […]


SBTRKT breaks his recent silence by sending Mary Anne Hobbs a new track, which she giddily debuted on her BBC Radio 6 show this weekend. With “Hold the Line”, the British producer known to his mum as Aaron Jerome doesn’t stray far from the ethereal, moody beats that have made him one of the more exciting […]


While the first Wolverine movie disappointed, anyone who read the Marvel comic as a kid knows the Mariko storyline from the seminal Chris Claremont and Frank Miller limited series Wolverine was one of the best from the 1980s. Even Hugh Jackman admitted the first film went south, so as the lead actor and co-producer of the […]


20 Nov
A Penthouse disco homage to late night chat lines

Para One pays a sort of NSFW homage to those old late night chat line commercials with his latest video, “When the Night”. Directed by Ill Studio, the clip assembles edits from many a former Penthouse playmate to create a cheeky — if not downright steamy — video accompaniment that reminds us a bit of that […]


17 Oct
Sherpa lined collar + denim washed with recycled skate wheels

Burton’s outerwear sub-brand Analog has recently pioneered their “Wheel Wash” program in the introduction of their AW12 collection. The west coast company is the first and only clothing brand to use skateboard wheels instead of washing stones to soften and fade their denim. Unlike washing stones which break down the denim, the wheels are engineered […]


5 Mar
A design devoid of any right angles for optimum aerodynamics

For speed-oriented bicycles, the ultimate enemy is wind resistance. With this thinking in mind Toyko custom bicycle shop CHERUBIM has crafted the aptly named Air Line — a beautifully designed bike devoid of any right angles or hard edges to minimize wind resistance. Although a gorgeous shape, the Ferrari red Air Line’s seating position does […]


3 Feb
British label spawns high-end American-made sub-brand

British label Passarella Death Squad has spawned an American-made sub-label in order to bring their price points down to a more civilian level. Where as PDS items are made in England using very expensive premium Japanese fabric, the new line Kempes will be made in America using American fabric. Of course, the fabric is still […]


24 Aug
Collezione Automobili Lamgorghini for Spring/Summer 2012

This week Lamborghini launched its first carbon fiber bag collection. The high tech, ultra strong and lightweight material is commonly used in the production of bicycles, yachts, surf boards, planes and supercars, but this is the first time carbon fiber has been used in its unstiffened, cloth form to produce fashion accessories. The collection consists of […]

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