28 Feb
Belle Epoch accessories inspired by Norman Lindsay sirens

We’ve been fans of Sydney-based bow tie specialist Le Noeud Papillon for years, even interviewing its founder Nicholas Atgemis about his Jacquard Woven Silk Bow Ties for the Discriminating Gentleman. Now Atgemis is back with his latest creation, a painstakingly created silk pocket square dubbed La Belle Dame after one of Atgemis’ favorite poems by John Keats. Featuring sirens entangled with [...]


7 May
More goodness from artist/designer Ashley Wood

Yes they’re expensive, but basically anything from 3A Toys is worth getting if you got the extra funds lying around. Last week the latest piece was released from artist/designer Ashley Wood — the “Dark Cowboy” from In the Service Of Him set as seen above. Similar in style to the “Oroshi 18″ action figure and “WWRp [...]


25 Feb
Sydney, Australia label adds a different knot to its repertoire

Essentially invested in the happy accident of the bow tie, Le Noeud Papillon is the French name of that sartorial creation, translating literally to ‘the knot of the butterfly’. Besides the Bow Ties, Pocket Squares and Smoking Jackets which we’ve covered before, the Sydney, Australia based company is now tying an additional knot with its fine [...]


25 Feb
Designer Ashley Wood's toys now available for pre-order

One of the best hyper realistic toy makers in the biz, 3A Toys, has just announced the release of two of their new figures: the WWRp Medic Grunt and the Betsy MK2 Square. Although not delivering until the third quarter of this year, the 1/12th-scale highly detailed figures — designed by stellar apocalypse artist Ashley [...]


A beautiful collection of scarves and pocket squares by designer Paul Smith shows off photographs he personally shot of London and the surrounding English countryside. Among the “Smithstamatic” images are his Kean street office, Covent Garden and his personal swimming bath. Each of the pieces feature a “Day Dreaming with My Camera” script handwritten by Paul [...]


After riling up fans and completely selling out every exclusive, one-night-only showing in North America of the their documentary Shut Up and Play the Hits (which we previewed here), LCD Soundsystem’s documentary can now be rented ($5) or purchased exclusively via iTunes for $12.99. Fit for diehard LCD Soundsystem fans and newcomers alike, “Shut Up and Play [...]


The moment we’ve all been waiting for: Shut Up & Play the Hits is in theaters… but only on July 18th!? C’mon, man! I guess we’ll take what we can get. In case you need a refresher, Shut Up & Play the Hits (previewed by us HERE) documents the final days of LCD Soundsystem’s career [...]


As everyone knows, LCD Soundsystem puppetmaster James Murphy decided to shut the band down last year, and announced a concert at Madison Square Garden on April 2nd, 2011 to act as their swan song. It was an incredibly bold move — rarely does a band break up at the peak of their popularity. Well it [...]

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