15 Feb
Inspired by the famous fabric of the Irish & Scottish island folk

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 [...]


29 Oct
Handwoven wool from Scotland's Hebrides Islands

North Face’s high-end Purple Label has assembled an entire collection of outerwear using the singular Harris Tweed material, made only in the Hebrides Islands of Scotland. The elegant but durable handwoven wool fabric is used as the outer material on a range of vests and jackets — various alterations of a Down Park and Down [...]


15 Oct
Select a more distinguished spirit than your glass of Jameson

Continuing in his quest to have whisky-guzzlers worldwide give up their overly-commercialized yet beloved bottle of Jack Daniels, Ian Buxton has released a sequel to his 2010 guide 101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die. In light of a more cosmopolitan approach to enjoying Scotland’s national drink, the illustrious tippler renounces the obvious whiskies in [...]


5 Oct
Classic British boot maker opts for world-renowned Scottish wool

In this rich collaboration between two of Britain’s best-loved brands, one of Doc Marten‘s classic silhouettes — the Beckett 8 eye bovver boot with round tail — gets redone in luxury wool fabric from Scotland’s Harris Tweed. Handmade in the Dr. Martens Northhamptonshire factory, these boots are the product of both brand’s iconic dedication to [...]


One of our favorite large scotch distilleries, The Balvenie, is celebrating the dedication of half a century of work of David Stewart, now the longest tenured malt master in Scotland, with an expression aptly titled The Balvenie Fifty. Known farflung as the ‘Modest Man of Whisky’, Stewart first began interning at the Speyside distillery back [...]


19 Jun
Scottish producer's debut EP out on Mad Decent's Jeffree sub-label

Scotland’s Lockah on Diplo’s Jeffrees Mad Decent sub-label fucks with the beat (mainly New Orleans Bounce and Trap music); his debut EP When U Stop Feeling Like a Weirdo & Become a Threat is in line for a post-dubstep take-over. Hailing from Aberdeen, Scotland (think cheap beer…) Lockah is part of the Tuff Wax scene responsible for artists like Yoin [...]


1 Jul
An exclusive single malt whisky by the scotch distillery

Glenfiddich got its name from the Gaellic term meaning ‘Valley of the Deer’, so it’s little surprise the Scottish distillery emblazons one of the elegant animals on each of its green bottles. That same richness of tradition transfers to their newest exclusive single malt whisky range, the Age of Discovery. Brian Kinsman, Malt Master for [...]


21 Jun
Glasgow's lone distillery updates with new Triple Distilled scotch

Glasgow’s only distillery Auchentoshan has recently introduced Valinch, their newest edition of single malt whisky. A cask strength edition of their classic scotch (rated at a highly potent 115-proof), Auchentoshan’s Valinch is named after the pipette used to draw whisky straight from the cask. The Lowland distillery’s spirit is triple distilled — Auchentoshan being the [...]

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