The influence of motorcycle culture on Japanese label Neighborhood’s output has always been ubiquitous — unsurprising, as its founder Shinsuke Takizawa has been involved in the customization world since day one. Their new jacket pays homage to the 2-wheeled world by biting the motorcycle jacket design, throwing a spin on it by substituting leather for [...]
A beautiful, somewhat atypical mix from Bassnectar, aka Lorin Ashton, which he exhumed from the vaults. I could try to explain what is contained in this 2-hour treasure from his vaults, but he explains it so much better: “I’ve been wanting to re-release this for a long time… This was a mixtape I recorded in [...]
We’ve already seen Jeremy Scott be inspired by Native American culture with his JS Wings “Totem” Sneakers, so it’s not a shock that he would look to other indigenous cultures for footwear inspiration. The latest are his “Tartan” high-tops inspired by the famous plaid fabric of the Irish and Scottish island folk. For the upcoming season [...]
Let’s face it: unless you’re camping, pass the age of twenty-two the old two strap, schoolboy backpack is downright unacceptable. Once you’ve graduated it’s time to upgrade. Pendleton has released a 21.5 -inch leather plaid weekender duffle bag to replace that shabby sack you keep laying around for quick trips to the coast — it [...]
Japanese department store chain Isetan will be releasing an exclusive Head Porter collection consisting of wallets, a pouch and an iPad and iPhone case in light blue and yellow plaid design. The limited edition collection will be offered exclusively at Isetan retail stores around the world.
Junya Watanabe’s latest masterstroke, the Mohair Duffle Coat, embodies winter comfort. Made from a combination of wool and mohair, the coat is highlighted with plaid accents on the elbows and hood area. With nice big pockets and easy to handle oversized duffle hooks, the coat is simple but built for serious winter weather. Available now [...]
The Mallory Boots from American company Rag & Bone are a low-texture leather boot that come in a warm natural brown. With tonal lace-up closure, black eyelets and lace hooks, the boots are a nice option for the upcoming autumn season. Lined in 100% leather, the capped toe boots feature a plaid textile side in pastel [...]
Handsome new button down shirts from the ongoing Junya Watanabe & Brooks Brothers collaboration. As can be expected of everything that Junya Watanabe touches, the slim fitting shirts are beautifully detailed: plaid lining and pockets, corduroy shoulder patches and wool elbow patches. Nice way to perk up the usually more classically restrained Brooks Brothers look. [...]