11 Jun
Crafted in pebble grain leather with varsity striped lining

Well timed with the onset of summer, Vans once again reinvents a classic: the time-honored SK8-hi. Under their higher-end California Collection series, this season’s SK8-hi Zip comes in three versions. Styled with a zipper up the back with a red suede pull-tab and tongue lace loop, the SK8-hi Zip Cali is crafted in premium pebble grain leather with a […]


9 Jul
Black panther carbon fiber shell with nappa leather lining

French motorcycle helmet makers Ruby Atelier continue their string of handsome, well crafted products. Like their collaborations with Ill-Studio, TRON and Maison Martin Margiela, their latest item of fashionable protection differentiates itslf via an overall powerful aesthetic image. Inspired by the black panther in Robert Kipling’s Jungle Book, the Bagheera incorporates a dark black on black […]


11 Mar
574 & ProCourt models with nautical blue pinstriped lining

New Balance gets nautical for the upcoming Spring/Summer season with their new Yacht Club collection. The name comes from the lining of the various silhouettes, which uses a navy pinstripe, same as that in traditional boating apparel. The shoes include New Balance’s classic 574 style (above), plus the ProCourt Yacht Club with suede uppers and mesh […]


7 Jan
Vancouver bag maker refreshes H710 hiking boot & 420 sneaker

Vancouver, Canada-based bag maker Herschel Supply Co. has given a refreshed look to a series of shoes from New Balance. Taking the Massachusetts footwear company’s H710 hiking boot and 420 running shoe, HSC adds a series of custom touches to make the collaboration unique. The beauty of the Spring/Summer 2013 collection is its simplicity — Herschel […]


11 Jun
Pebbled Cambridge leather details & navy canvas lining

The Houndstooth Swiss Brief by Jack Spade is creating a stir in the summer job market, with the look of a briefcase but the convenience of a shoulder bag. The micro-houndstooth is calming and its structure lets electronic gadgets rest peacefully against one another in safety, so you don’t have to pack your bag with […]


9 Jan
Full leather handles and a Barbour signature tartan lining

One of the latest designs from the iconic British brand is the Table Top Travel Explorer. The exterior of the bag is made from thick 10oz waxed cotton outer, but features 100% Barbour Tartan cotton lining. An embossed branded leather patch is also included. The exterior print design is fascinating with a variety of table-top […]


15 Nov
Original US AIr Force Pilot outerwear gets the hoodie treatment

If you’re looking for a casual yet still sharp urban jacket, this soft lightweight washed black leather coat from Marc by Marc Jacobs is a solid option. Originally designed for US Air Force Pilots in the early 20th century, this particular bomber jackets gets updated with a downtown-styled drawstring hood. The bomber also features three front […]


6 Oct
American Heritage full-grain leather & solid brass hardware

J.W. Hulme Co. is known for their leather goods and their latest accessory is yet another well constructed item to come from the American company. The Edgecumbe is a sleek briefcase with one main compartment and a zippered interior pocket. With enough space to fit your laptop and more, you can rest assured it will […]