15 Jun
Quality handmade sterling silver men's accessories

Accessories make the outfit, and with Smoking Skulls on your cufflinks you’re sure to send the message that you’re not to be messed with. Actually that depends — if you have your eye on a lady, maybe you are meant to be messed with. In the broom closet and such. Really, that’s your call. The […]


Capitalism saw its true boom in America from the 1950’s into the 1960’s. Advertising gained importance in design, presentation and overall execution, demographics would be specified and targeted, and the phrase “always be closing” would ring in the ears of business men across the states. TASCHEN America’s own Executive Editor Jim Heimann and contributing author […]


12 Mar
Select exclusive items from the Capsule Collection collaboration

Two of the most powerful forces in contemporary men’s fashion combined minds to create an exclusive capsule collection. Japanese brand COMME des GARCONS teams up with New York skate/streetwear label Supreme for a series of items including t-shirts, button-down shirts and camp caps, but our favorite item is this polka dotted hoodie above. They also […]


28 Feb
Turkish designer Mert Gutav's promiscuous ode to Mad Men

If the world was like Mad Men, the Sexy Lamp would be more than a mere desk lamp — it would be a promiscuous suggestion noted for all the secretaries in the work place. However the world is not Mad Men, so instead it is just a simple desktop reminder about all that is good […]


30 Jan
George R. R. Martin's HBO series returns April 1st, 2012

Oh boy, can’t say we’re not salivating for the epic Game Of Thrones to return — one of the pillars of our Holy Television Triumverate along with Mad Men and Boardwalk Empire. Sure there are some other pretty great shows on, but those three really stand head and shoulders above all else on the LCD/LED/plasma […]


19 Jan
Ultra luxury sneakers, patterned loafers & British punk rock boots

The name Jimmy Choo is sacred to women everywhere. The erstwhile Malaysian brand has long won the hearts of the female population with their beautiful high heeled shoes, and has been foraying into men’s shoes for a minute now — the Fall/Winter 2012 collection being their latest addition. The luxury collection consists of black and […]


14 Dec
Taschen's look at the decade's most influential & interesting films

The new millennium ushered in a politically charged and social media-obsessed society dominated by technology and an increased geopolitical awareness. Film has always been a cultural index, illustrating and amplifying the cultural climate in which we live. Just as Technicolor™ revolutionized Hollywood in the early 20th century, innovations in cinematic technique in the 2000s changed […]


12 Dec
From Japanese art to the appreciation of well shaped derrières

The second installment of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series focuses on the Top 10 Books of 2011, including photo-heavy coffee table books, research tomes and literature. From the history of menswear staples to Japanese art to modernist architecture to the appreciation of the well shaped derrière, there were a multitude of books published covering […]

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