18 Mar
Ultra-luxury outerwear available exclusively at SSENSE

Look at the jacket above. Now, look at it again. Would you rather own that, or a 2 bedroom house in Sandusky, Ohio? If you say the jacket, then you’re in luck: at a bargain basement price of only $70,000, Calvin Klein will make-to-order this somewhat traditional navy biker jacket. Of course, it’s also made […]


18 Jan
2 high-tops & 1 low-top in premium snakeskin detailing

Converse is getting into the Year of the Snake footwear trend with their own tribute to the Chinese New Year. Taking their iconic Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers, two high-tops and one low, Converse is crafting the shoes all with snakeskin-imitating leather uppers. The black shoes offset the snakeskin detailing with soft premium leather, while […]


4 Jan
Luxury high-tops in nappa lamb & calfskin lining

Lanvin keeps it luxury with its new BMX silhouette for the Spring/Summer 2013 Sneaker Collection. The high-top features nappa lambskin offset with goat and embossed calfskin, with the lining also made of calfskin. Pick up the Lanvin BMX Sneaker for $850 (€630).


18 Dec
Leather skin, carbide component cylinder & GPS tracking

Slick and attractive with a cylinder shaped black case is the Guardian, a new addition to Döttling’s travel-sized safes. Döttling is known for their German quality and design, and is a leading safe manufacture. The Guardain is customized with a leather skin covering that sits atop a multi-walled carbide component cylinder with a layer of aramid carbon-fiber […]


19 Sep
LA designer continues his assault on wallflowers everywhere

Jeremy Scott continues his sartorial assault on wallflowers everywhere with his latest collaboration with headwear giant New Era. As can be expected from the flamboyant Angeleno designer, the Jeremy Scott x New Era Headwear Collection for Spring/Summer 2013 features a varitey of baseball caps more suited for a Rick James video than the streets. Based on […]


29 Aug
Just one more way to show your date you got mad taste

We love Jim Mahfood. You know this. Besides falling in love with his L.A. Ink Stains book, and then going to prom with the man dubbed “Food One”, we just dig his art. Now he’s gotten into the credit card game with these “Food One” Custom Credit Card Skins, 16 different designs available for $10 each. […]


1 Aug
Documenting creative skin art in a post-mainstream culture

The upcoming book Forever: The New Tattoo edited by R. Klanten and F. Schulze documents tattoos that are still breaking new ground in a culture where the artform has gone mainstream. Any walk through Silverlake or Brooklyn (nevermind Nashville, Austin, Portland, San Francisco, etc etc) will quickly dispel the myth of the tattoo as symbol of […]


6 Jun
Bizarrely inspired ultra luxury sneakers for Fall 2012

The idea behind Alexander McQueen’s latest collaboration with Puma is to pluck design inspiration from a medieval battlefield. Sound crazy? Perhaps it is, but the “Joust Mid” sneakers do their best to look like armor (above), horseback (below) or a moonless night (after the Jump). These are accomplished by employing metallic leather, pony skin and […]