Let’s not allow for any skepticism that a recent film blunder, also about a retro-spouse-heist based on a novel, may have provided Needless to say, the Jennifer Anniston-led Life of Crime — based on the James Ellroy novel — won’t hold a candle to Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest oeuvre. Inherent Vice looks infinitely more promising. Written, directed and produced by the […]


The Reebok Classic Blacktop Battleground Pump made a return earlier this spring, bringing with it its 90’s retro-resurgence right down to the pump feature on the tongue. The Geometric pattern adds to the retro-afrocentric-chic appearance of the high-top shoe. Details include a white and black leather upper with “geometric pattern” throughout, and an orange pump on […]


18 Jul
Retro games in a briefcase that aren't backgammon

This R-Kaid-R portable arcade console is like your old Gameboy, only cooler, and with a handle. And that’s an open and shut case. Literally. Now, when you open up your briefcase you may not find top secret files or a half drunken bottle of scotch, but  you might find a round of Super Mario Brothers […]


30 May
Limited edition paint schemes for fashion-backward riders

Biltwell brings back its retro-styled Gringo motorcycle helmet. No frills simplicity with a classic fit built for functionality. Basic features of this full-face line include ABS outer shell with hand-painted, 70’s-esque finish, shock-absorbing inner shell, hand-stiched diamond-patterned comfort liner and brushed lycra chinstrap. Eye shields sold separately. Available in nine styles with prices starting at $160. […]


22 May
Retro-robotic canvas & leather footwear

If you’re trying to complete your all-over robot suit, your fashion hard-wiring may be set to overkill. Nevertheless, Givenchy is about to complete your coding with the Givenchy Robot-print sneaker. Multi-color canvas in retro-robot pattern on the outside, brown leather on the inside of this traditional Vans-like slip-on sneaker. Step into your mother boards for $690.


4 Feb
Brooks saddle, LCD screen, 750w electric motor & 34 mph

Straight from Barcelona come Oto Cycles, a small outfit that manufacturers beautifully designed retro-inspired electric bicycles. Presently Oto makes three models: the OtoR (above), OtoK and Retrov. All the bikes are handmade in Spain, with a 50s twist, and feature such upscale options as LCD screens and Brooks leather saddle seats. If you get tired of […]


28 Jan
Three customized Italian-made frames in homage to Detroit

The highly talented brothers over at RETROSUPERFUTURE have collaborated with Carhartt’s premium Work In Progress sub label to release their latest collection of handmade eyewear. Specifically for the upcoming 2014 Spring/Summer season, RETROSUPERFUTURE have taken three of their silhouettes and had them customized by Carhartt WIP, who names each frame after an area of their hometown […]


29 Oct
Retro design to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Bell

Merging a classic 70s aesthetic with modern technology, Bell’s latest — the Bullitt — takes the full-face helmet to new grounds. Constructed of a fiber composite shell, the Bullitt’s retro design was made in celebration of Bell’s 60th Anniversary. Lined with a removable perforated microsuede liner and leather trim, the helmet also features 5 vents, 2 […]

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