27 Nov
Designer Harold Sangouard's never morbid armchair

French designer Harold Sangouard’s Harow firm has designed this not at all morbid chair shaped like a skull. Fans of Shakespeare, Norwegian Black Metal, Alexander McQueen and the Punisher can all rejoice, as they now have a place to rest their bizarre rear ends. The Skull Chair features a very geometric design of a human […]


6 Sep
Laptop, iPhone & iPad cases worth their 15 minutes of fame

Much like the Andy Warhol x Incase Summer Collection 2012 which featured many of Warhol’s most famous images — including the Chelsea Girls photo and Velvet Underground banana, the collaboration continues into fall with a new series of images worth their 15 minutes of fame. This apotheosis of pop art is timed to match with the […]


13 Jun
Found footage from Lynch's hypnotic tale of suburban dispair

David Lynch uses a Lynchian simile to describe these deleted scenes from Blue Velvet. With his comforting sacrilege he says they are like amazing grace — they were lost, and now they’re found. The whole concept of deleted scenes is sort of a conundrum; they’re like trash that expose too much reality or too much […]


3 Feb
British label spawns high-end American-made sub-brand

British label Passarella Death Squad has spawned an American-made sub-label in order to bring their price points down to a more civilian level. Where as PDS items are made in England using very expensive premium Japanese fabric, the new line Kempes will be made in America using American fabric. Of course, the fabric is still […]


10 Oct
Four new ultra luxury high-tops for Fall/Winter 2011

For Fall/Winter 2011 Christian Louboutin drops a new Holiday Collection, highlighted by a purple velvet version (below) of his Louis Strass silhouette swathed in real Swarokvski crystals. There are 3 more styles in the 4-pack, including a leopard print Alfie Flat (above) and two Rantus Orlato versions, both with suede with copious glitter (after Jump). […]


30 Sep
Made from Japan's first authentic denim manufacturer

One of the best tshirt lines in the world (remember their Velvet Underground and Retro Arcade-Inspired collections?), Passarella Death Squad has decided to enter the denim wars with two styles that follow the same diligent design ethos as their shirts. Demanding the finest materials, Passarella returns to the land of the Rising Sun for pure Japanese […]


8 Aug
More ultra luxury sneakers for Fall/Winter 2011 collection

A big day for Christian Louboutin, who on top of the “Tartan” Rollerboy Spikes Slip-Ons below also is unveiling 2 colorways of their Alfie Flat silhouette. The first high-top shoe (above) features an upper made mostly of black velvet with glossy black watersnake, gold patent leather, hiking boot-inspired cross lacing and a heel strap. The […]


1 Jun
PDS gets their Donkey Kong on for Autumn Winter 2011

For their Autumn Winter 2011 collection Passarella Death Squad have just released a new 3-pack collection of retro arcade-inspired tshirts. Merging the classic 1980s 8-bit games with Passarella’s always sexy bevy of undressed women, the three new tshirts (How high can you get?, Sidestepper, The cave of monsters) are all made in London out of […]