While Ray-Ban introduced a folding version of its iconic Aviator frame this summer, they have just released a markedly more luxurious model, the Aviator Folding Ultra, to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the famed eyewear. The highly limited edition frames are similar in engineering but are plated in 22-carat gold, either white or yellow. Water [...]


13 Feb
The Chuck Taylor classic gets a limited edition premium sheen

New for 2012 comes Converse Japan’s oiled leather edition of their classic Chuck Taylor All Stars. The limited edition high-tops feature a buttery smooth premium brown leather upper that’s been well oiled, giving the normally pedestrian shoe a very exquisite sheen. The shoes are teamed up with hiking boot laces, an off-white sole, an embossed [...]


29 Aug
Patrick Frey's half scarf / half calender creation

I guess it’s the time of year where new calenders begin hitting the interwebs, as the annual Pirelli Calender 2012 — featuring Kate Moss, Mila Jovovich, Lara Stone & Rinko Kikuchi — was teased last week. Industrial designer Patrick Frey‘s entry into the field, however, is almost more art project than calender. Frey’s latest design [...]


15 Jul
Vintage looking footwear made from fine calfskin

Featuring stitch down construction which lends the footwear a vintage appeal, the Barrett Lace-No-Lace Boots from John Varvatos are manufactured from fine calfskin. The boots feature grey leather lining and double blind metal eyelet detail — the bottom eyelets fully lace with cotton laces. Grab a pair for $275. More photos of the Barrett Lace-No-Lace Boots [...]


25 May
Italian made 100% supple grained leather

Por Vocacao brings us these Woven Cut-Out Chukkas from Buttero. Made in Italy of 100% extra supple dark brown grained leather, the mid-cut chukka boots feature a distinctive woven cut-out detail at the rear sides, double wraparound leather lacing, hand stitching at the heel tab, sewn natural crepe rubber soles, leather cushioned insoles and reinforced [...]

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