9 Oct
Footwear finale of the Made in England trilogy

Singapore shoe-slingers Limited EDT are finishing up their six-year Made-In-England run with New Balance with this commemorative, collaborative boxed set of the M577LEV sneakers. Housed within each of the numbered limited edition boxes (of only 240 in all) are the blue-and-orange sneakers, with uppers made from nubuck leather and 3M reflective panels. The set also includes an […]


9 Oct
Signature-engraved, Detroit-made, limited-edition timepiece

Shinola, the Detroit factory dedicated to expertly made all-American watches, is taking a step further toward the vintage-inspired pocketwatch side of the dial. Giving some love to the home city roots, this “Henry Ford” limited-edition piece is individually numbered and engraved with the signature of Mr. Ford himself. The black face with cream-print piece comes with […]


7 Oct
American-made timepieces with Detroit pride

Shinola represents all-American made in their Detroit factory, their foundation being a unique Argonite movement using dozens of Swiss parts, domestically assembled with custom-made tools handled by highly skilled craftspeople. The Runwell Sport wristwatch, built for action with the highest possible quality in mind, has a 715 high-accuracy quartz movement, Super-LumiNova printed dial, stainless steal case and a sporty […]


2 Jan
Crafted of laminated white steel with hand-hammered finish

Best Made‘s latest ode to fine tool making is their new “Higo” knife, aka the Higonokami. The Higonokami is a famed Japanese blade that has been made by the Miyamoto Manufacturing Co. since the 1920s, and has grown to prominence with over 50 other manufacturers also making the blade. Best Made’s slim profile version is crafted of laminated Japanese white […]


24 Oct
Handmade by legendary 71-year old Japanese swordmaker

We’re long time fans of the people over at Best Made, who specialize in handcrafted goods that live up to their name (our favorite probably being the Axe & Axe Sling). Now they’ve teamed up with world renowned Japanese swordsmith/knifemaker Toshiki Nambu to craft a set of Jiro Ono-worthy kitchen knives. The 71-year old artisan […]


15 Aug
Lightweight 100% cotton blankets made in Mexico with love

It’s not complicated: sometimes you just need a good blanket. Those of us in a city like Los Angeles know it well, if you ever venture to the beach and need to stake a claim of real estate out on the sand. A light, well constructed quality blanket is key. But it also works for […]


28 Mar
Outerwear from Scott's 2013 "Self Made Man" Collection

One of Los Angeles’ best menswear designers, Brandon Scott, has just released his latest collection for his B:SCOTT label. There’s lots to like in the 2013 Self Mad Man collection, including looks that are all about juxtaposition: well-tailored jackets paired with loose fitting pants. Military-inspired gear under slim cut blazers. Lots of black and greys […]


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 […]