11 Mar
Like a New England cable-knit sweater for your feet

Today we had an adidas tracksuit that doubled as a laptop case, so why not throw in a sweater that doubles as a sneaker? This time it’s Cambridge boutique Concepts who teams up with Converse to create a very unique interpretation of their Pro Leather Hi silhouette. Using what they call an “Aran Sweater” treatment, Concepts […]


12 Nov
Japan-made jacket in 100% cotton wool & polyester lining

The influence of motorcycle culture on Japanese label Neighborhood’s output has always been ubiquitous — unsurprising, as its founder Shinsuke Takizawa has been involved in the customization world since day one. Their new jacket pays homage to the 2-wheeled world by biting the motorcycle jacket design, throwing a spin on it by substituting leather for […]


16 Oct
Another collaboration from the Portland, Oregon-based brands

Last week we showed the latest high profile collaboration from Pendleton Woolen Mills to be unveiled — their limited edition Ural Gaucho Rambler motorcycle. This week brings another coveted team up with wood eyeglass maker Shwood — makers of the Wood Wayfarer and “Canby Stone” sunglasses. The two Portland, Oregon companies have teamed up on […]


3 Jun
Handmade in Italy of supple leather & premium British wool

We’ve covered many hard graft items in the past, and this is yet another standout from the Austrian brand. Speciallizing in iPhone and laptop cases and the such, this CarryOn suitcase is one of their larger bags thus far. Handmade in Italy of fine supple Smoke leather and lined in premium British wool, the Smoke […]


The trend of biting luxury brands’ logos and playing off their names, founders and designers (Junya Mafia beanie, anyone?) isn’t going anywhere soon. SSUR and CLOT get their take on the concept with their Coco Made Me Do It collection, which includes a hoodie, wool beanie, tshirt and snapback hat. The look is clean, printed […]


2 Jan
A wool headware tribute to one of Japan's top designers

Los Angeles fashion label Hellz Bellz pays tribute to the fabulous Comme des Garcons’ designer, Junya Watanabe, in winter beanie form. They’ve embroidered “Junya Mafia” across the beanie’s flipped lip, paying homage to both Watanabe and the Notorious BIG’s posse all in one fell swoop. The 100% wool beanies come in both black and magenta, […]


21 Dec
Chicago boutique sources military blankets for collaboration

A beautiful shoe collaboration from respected Chicago boutique Saint Alfred and Converse’s First String program. Utilizing a Pro Leather high-top silhouette and sourced military blankets, Saint Alfred applies 100% wool for the entire upper offset with accents of leather for this clearly cold-weather oriented sneaker. Beautifully executed, the Saint Alfred for Converse First String Pro Leather […]


19 Dec
Made in Japan of wool, leather & durable Cordura nylon

We take back everything we said about only school kids needing backpacks. This gem is certainly one for the men. Master-Piece and Harris Tweed team up again this year to create more magic with their Slash Backpack. The pack is stitched in Japan of Harris Tweed wool and durable Cordura nylon, and is perfect for […]

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