27 Nov
Small displacement odes to two-wheelers of the early 1900s

In the halcyon years of the fin de sicle, motorcycles were evolving from rough hewn bicycles with ad hoc clip-on engines attached to full on finished vehicles with a completed concept and big picture aesthetic. By the 1920s, bikes like Matchless, Motosacoche, Brough Superior, Clement, Royal, Monarch, Pope, Minerva, Reading-Standard, Thor etc had launched and [...]


14 Jun
...or how to get inspired for a hot summer day

It’s quite a musical Thursday, but I guess that’s what we got on the mind. As your summer day of barbecuing, swimming and drinking starts to wind down this weekend, be sure to throw on this new jam from Poolside, “Slow Down”. Being from Los Angeles, Poolside (Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise) know the sounds [...]


9 Dec
Jean Touitou designed outerwear for Fall/Winter 2011

Once again French label A.P.C. teams up with Carhartt for another collection, this time for the 2011 Fall/Winter 2011 season. Although there are tshirts and pants included in the collection, the standout pieces are the jackets, 3 in total, designed by A.P.C.’s Jean Touitou. The first, above is a Captain Dinner jacket, the second a [...]


We’ve come across some very interesting items made from recycled products. Remember the wood ties? The same concept in recycling old products into something new and wearable has been applied to the production of the Sonic Fabric’s ties from artist Alyce Santoro in collaboration with New York City designer Julio Cesar. The sustainable ties — [...]


24 Jun
Fiat returns to America with its utterly lovable 500 Cinquecento

When Fiat vanished from US shores almost 30 years ago, the brand shrunk back to Italy under a most embarrassing cloud — its tailpipe tucked shamefully between its wobbly rear wheels, headlights sad and filled with shame. The “Fix It Again Tony” acronym long cemented in the American psyche via a parade of flimsy, shop-prone [...]


3 Mar
NYC producer Brian Suarez celebrates his latest EP

New York electronic DJ/producer Brian Suarez, aka Allies, has just released an EP titled Hour of the Wolf (available on iTunes). Initially breaking through years ago with the electro-house club track “Taboo” (when he was known as Gater), Suarez has evolved his sound to include a more complex, lush and layered synth-pop sound, rounded out [...]


20 Jan
Truly creative lighting from Brooklyn-based artist

I’ll be honest with you, I like KAWS’ work but I also think he’s a bit guilty of being one of those guys who rehashes his same idea in different colorways or slightly different design and calls it a collaboration. Such is clearly not the case for this collabo with Standard Hotel, where he takes [...]


5 Oct
Droog and Soul Clap end L.A.'s summer pool party season with a bang

LA-based label Culprit bids sayonara to the summer in style with their closing party atop the Standard Downtown this Sunday. Label founders Droog are joined by the magnetic RnB house and disco infused duo Soul Clap (who were kind enough to show us around their hometown for our Coordinates: Boston feature) to end their monthly [...]

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