24 Jul
Celebrating the new OC retail space in London

Sunpocket, the ski and surf culture-rooted brand established in the 1970s, has teamed up with Opening Ceremony to create a very special set of collaborative eyewear. The bold 4-piece collection was put together in celebration of the new Opening Ceremony retail space in London, and is inspired by the British and American flags with influences from […]


10 Oct
DJ Cheapshot spins Los Angeles rap group's latest mix

Life + Times today premiers Get Busy Committee’s latest mixtape Opening Ceremony. Their resident turntable specialist DJ Cheapshot puts the mix together to promote the Los Angeles rap group’s upcoming album also called Opening Ceremony. Download the mix here for free. Video for Get Busy Committee’s “Opening Ceremony” below, plus back cover of mixtape with full […]


28 Apr
Future forward eyewear for Spring/Summer 2011

MYKITA has certainly never shied away from teaming up with an avant garde designer to offer a far-future look at eyewear. Their designs with Rad Hourani — as well as their headscratching Yuri sunglasses — are exercises in the eccentric. This latest collaboration effort with designer Bernhard Willhelm may not be as pioneering, but they’ll […]


21 Dec
2 dapper Frenchmen, one umbrella

A new series of luxury umbrellas from typically couture French designers Jean Paul Gaultier and Guy de Jean, all patterns lifted from Gaultier’s always famed runway collection. Ranging in price from $70-$160, some of the umbrellas have Gaultier’s logo as their image while other use his signature navy blue stripes. Pick them up at Opening […]


21 Oct
Relive all your favorite scenes from Unbearable Lightness of Being

You ever read The Unbearable Lightness of Being? Man I love that book. Milan Kundera has a way of grappling with male/female relationships unlike any living author. Wish I could ask for his sagely wisdom every now and then, but somehow I think I’d end up a lonely alcoholic typing away in some Parisian cellar, […]


19 Oct
Weather resistant boots for the Royals

Barbour, the UK-based company most notable for having the royal warrant to provide the British Royal family with waterproof clothing (really? you need a warrant to give them free clothes?) have collaborated with Rockport to release these limited-edition collection of shoes. Unfortunately, they look rather clumpy. Neither the coloring nor the structure of these boots […]


7 Oct
Half hard leather boot, half soft wool fabric

Three super groups coming together to create on awesome boot. A collaboration between Timberland, Pendleton, and Opening Ceremony to create the Roll-top boot. The design is a traditional Timberland work boot featuring a classic jacquard wool pattern lining the inside and top half of the boot. The top fabrication is actually pliable, you can turn […]


30 Aug
Keds Camp Oxford with a French toile print twist

What makes these super limited edition Keds for Opening Ceremony sneakers special are the French “toile” print embellishments on the fabric. Usually the stuff of cliched grandmas the world over, the toile prints here get a twist via artist Richard Saja, who re-contextualizes the artform with his own particular sense of humor. As Opening Ceremony […]