3 Jan
8-track vinyl package with USB & photography by Owens

Esteemed avant garde fashion designer Rick Owens has released a limited edition 8-track vinyl package complete with a sleek silver USB stick containing the digital tracks, and artwork photographed by Owens himself. Tracks include Michèle Lamy and Matthew Stone’s “How Do You Feel” record, remixed by underground artists like Richelle, Mister Tweeks, Reilly Steel, B. Ames, […]


18 Dec
“Friction,” “Angels” & “Tides" live, + a secret holiday cheer

Shot and directed by photographer and film-maker Jamie-James Medina (who also happens to be the founder of XL’s sub-label Hot Charity), this 3-part documentary follows The xx on the three major cycles of their creative process. Time in the recording studio, in rehearsals and then finally performing live is documented, ending in the last episode […]


7 Nov
Select photographs of London shot by the English designer

A beautiful collection of scarves and pocket squares by designer Paul Smith shows off photographs he personally shot of London and the surrounding English countryside. Among the “Smithstamatic” images are his Kean street office, Covent Garden and his personal swimming bath. Each of the pieces feature a “Day Dreaming with My Camera” script handwritten by Paul […]


2 Nov
David Slijper photographs the British supermodel

While the original Esquire USA decided on Mila Kunis as the Sexiest Woman Alive 2012, their UK counterparts went in an entirely different direction with the ultimately more elegant Miranda Kirr.To celebrate their momentous decision, they decked out Kirr in lingerie and furs and had David Slijper photograph the ever rising supermodel. Enjoy the color […]


24 Sep
Irish marathon swimmer Stephen Redmond's quest for light

Irish marathon swimmer Stephen Redmond has one goal in life: to be the first human to conquer the infamous Ocean’s Seven of the world. With three swims already tucked under his cap, Redmond battled the 22-mile channel separating Los Angeles and Catalina Island. He had no idea it would be the toughest swim of his […]


21 Sep
Irish marathon swimmer Stephen Redmond's quest for light

Irish marathon swimmer Stephen Redmond has one goal in life: to be the first human to conquer the infamous Ocean’s Seven of the world. With three swims already tucked under his cap, Redmond battled the 22-mile channel separating Los Angeles and Catalina Island. He had no idea it would be the toughest swim of his […]


19 Sep
Limited edition deck from NYC photographer & Japanese brand

Ohio-via-New-York photographer Jonathan Mannion teams up with Japanese streetwear store/brand Lafayette for their second skateboard collaboration. Having photographed many passed idols of the hip-hop and R&B worlds, the photograph of Notorious B.I.G. is kind of a no brainer for fans of the late great Biggie Smalls. The 7.75inch board is made in America, and can be […]


5 Sep
Chris Jordan's treatise on the devastating impact of plastics

We covered Seattle-based photographer Chris Jordan’s Midway photography project back in 2009, and its impact was undeniable. Since that time, Jordan and a film crew have spent the past three years at the Midway Atoll (located halfway between North America and Asia) filming the albatross living and breeding. Why? Because they’ve been consuming our plastic […]