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 […]


We were lucky enough to be at Pebble Beach this weekend when Cadillac unveiled its latest design study, the Elmiraj. Well it wasn’t actually at the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble, but rather at the renowned Tehama Golf Club a couple nights prior — but you get the point. Overlooking the gorgeous dusk-washed Carmel Valley, the […]


13 Aug
British luxury sedan to make debut at Pebble Beach

As auto manufacturers are want to do, Bentley is whipping the 90th Anniversary of its 24 Hours of Le Mans victory until it cannot muster another pained neigh from its well lashed horse. And what better place to continue the abuse than at this weekend’s Pebble Beach celebrations? What better place for Bentley to flash […]


11 Feb
One of the most iconic car lines ever marks its half century

Porsche’s 911 is one of the longest continually running car models, and is without a doubt one of the most iconic bloodlines in the history of the automobile. The mid-engined sports car was originally unveiled in Frankfurt as the 901 at the 1963 IAA International Automotive Show, and was hitting public roads as early as the […]


19 Nov
Only 30 of the 630 HP track-only racers to be made

This past August at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, McLaren unveiled a Can-Am concept for a track-only version of its superb MP4-12C supercar. This weekend, on the eve of the Austin Grand Prix, McLaren announced they will be gearing that vehicle into production — even if they only plan on making 30 of them. Developed […]


27 Jul
Not so much work boots but Japanese boots you work for

Comme des Garcons designer Junya Watanabe has been hard at work crafting a modern take on the classic service boot. Made from pebble grain leather that looks as supple as rich forest soil, the luxury shoes are supported by a durable rubber sole and full leather lining. The Pebble Grain Work Boots are hand crafted in Japan […]


6 Oct
Mid-Top shoes from Parisian design masterminds

New from Parisian design powerhouse Surface To Air are these simple black pebbled leather sneakers. Fresh for their Fall/Winter 2011 collection, the Portugal-made mid-top shoes feature contrasting lace-up closure in dirty white, textured foxing at toe and heel, and tone on tone stitching. Pick them up at SSENSE for $365. One more high detailed look at […]


21 Sep
Pebbles Rug made of 100% New Zealand wool

While this Pebbles Rug is not nearly as cool as that Roadkill Rug, or even that Barenjager Bear Skin Rug, I’d have to say it’ll have a better affect on the female contingency visiting your apartment than the infamous Wampa Rug. Maybe not tho — maybe you’ve got an awesome girflriend that would appreciated a […]

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