12 Sep
Japanese recycled cloth footwear for First String

The ancient Japanese technique of recycling cloth called “Boro” is the inspiration for Converse’s latest inception of their classic Jack Purcell silhouette. The high-top shoe is part of Converse’s high-end First String collection and features the namesake patchwork upper matched with a classic rubber Purcell sole. You can get a pair at SOTO for about […]


8 Aug
Only 24 bags handcrafted for Shibuya-ku boutique in Tokyo

Esteemed Japanese luggage makers HEAD PORTER have teamed up with Los Angeles designer Dr. Romanelli for a series of one-off bags. As usual for Dr. Romanelli the bags are handcrafted utilizing unique fabric, which means that each of the 24 bags are strictly one of a kind — the fabric originating from a custom patchwork […]


31 Oct
Vintage American uniform-inspired jackets, bags & accessories

Los Angeles designer DRx Romanelli excels at appropriating vintage fashions and imbuing them with a modern, and ultimately very bold, flair. Whether it’s his The Americans Ralph Lauren Polo Collection with TI$A, Another Summit Cochiwan Sweater Collection For Barney’s Japan or his Re-Assembled Vintage Jackets with Anachronorm, the good doctor is hardly afraid of making […]


16 Oct
Drink like a sailor with Master of Malt's 57% spirit

UK spirit retailer Master of Malt has released several lines of Gin we’ve been keen on (check out their “Origin Range” Single Estate Gins), and their new line explores a bit of the mystic drink’s history. This year’s Bathtub Gin is bottled at 57% alcohol, higher than their release in 2011, but it’s still produced […]


3 Aug
Ultra luxury sneakers from the Boss of designer footwear

The Boss of designer footwear fuses modern British style with luxurious Italian craftsmanship in these highly exclusive leather high-tops. The shoe features an embossed crocodile-leather pattern, contrasting black and white rubber soles, embossed tongues and Jimmy Choo’s designer logo at heel. Other details — like the Choo logo on the sole and metal lace clip — […]


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 […]


20 Mar
White leather & contrasting navy from 1995 capsule collection

Those looking for a new bomber jacket for spring will be stoked to see Mr. Porter’s latest addition — a dead stock Raf Simons jacket straight from 1995 capsule collection. The bomber jacket pops with a stark-white leather contrasting the much darker navy poplin fabric. Pick it up from Mr. Porter for $995. via Hypebeast


14 Jul
Lightweight cotton jackets inspired by SF minor league team

The San Francisco Seals, an early 20th century minor league baseball team, have been immortalized and commercialized with the help of Golden Bear’s newest Summer 2011 varsity jackets. Named after the team’s stadium that stood at 16th Street and Portrero Avenue from 1931 through 1959, the baseball jackets are manufactured at the Golden Bear Sportswear […]