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 […]


17 Oct
Sherpa lined collar + denim washed with recycled skate wheels

Burton’s outerwear sub-brand Analog has recently pioneered their “Wheel Wash” program in the introduction of their AW12 collection. The west coast company is the first and only clothing brand to use skateboard wheels instead of washing stones to soften and fade their denim. Unlike washing stones which break down the denim, the wheels are engineered […]


26 Jun
Utterly modern Dutch bicycles with antique genealogy

Holland’s Moosach Bikes is pimping out vintage frames for the creation of a brand that fuses retro, recycling and modern bike technology. At a rate of only twelve bikes per year, Moosach is like reproduction for bicycles: each bike has its own genealogy, that of a refurbished road-style bike frame from the 70s, 80s or 90s reanimated with […]


26 Jun
Gear for your skate, photography & beer drinking lifestyle

Now that we’re a few days into the warm Summer Solstice, it’s time to pick up, pack up & explore the world around you. Poler has recently released some new items for the upcoming season including four new bags: a daypack, mini duffel, camera cooler and mountain tote. They’ve also  collaborated with Mizu to craft […]


6 Jun
Grove Skatebacks' eco-friendly sustainable Apple gadget covers

If you’re all about being eco-friendly while maintaining a sense of unique style, the iPhone covers from Grove Skatebacks might be just your thing. The Grove Skateback iPhone covers, for both 4 and 4S models, are made from excess industrial material that’s created during skateboard manufacturing — all 100% of it. The Portland-made cases come […]


17 Aug
Supplying you with the easiest cup of OJ around

The Titanium Straw, produced from food safe titanium, may just give the common juice box a run for its life. The metal is totally tasteless and odorless, and will provide you with the world’s easiest fresh cup of OJ. All you need to do is stab the 7″ straw into a ripe fruit and you’ve […]


16 Aug
Riding green never looked so damn good

Design companies, car manufacturers and top tier bike builders have all joined forces at one point or another and turned out their version of the best bike for urban environments. People see the benefits associated to human powered transit, both on their wallet and the planet, leading the environmentally friendly movement to start creating designs […]


1 Aug
Geek-inspired handmade rings, cuff links, earrings & money clips

Anyone who has watched Big Bang Theory will attest to the hotness factor surrounding Kaley Cuoco. A girl that’s tall, beautiful and blonde, but also has the wits to go toe-to-toe with two physicists is a girl that knows the path to my heart. Plus, she rocks a damn good Wonder Woman outfit to boot. […]

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