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High-Quality Custom Shirts and Suits by Black Lapel
From exquisite silhouettes to premium materials at affordable prices, all done online
by David Graver
The difference between off-the-rack and custom suits and shirts cannot be further. Everything from one's shape to style bears the brunt of this difference. And regardless of how much you love your tailor, there's nothing like donning an article of...
DESIGN
Snarkitecture's "Fun House" at the National Building Museum, DC
After a decade working together, a comprehensive museum exhibition for the experimental designers
by David Graver
Design practice Snarkitecture has succeeded in a way most artists can only dream. Their work, always wildly different from project to project, undeniably bears a visual signature. Often when viewing a new architectural piece in their repertoire, one...
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From political protest songs to electro-noir from a disco legend, the week in music
by CH Editors
Teddy Geiger: I Was in a Cult Teddy Geiger's been rather busy over the last five years, collaborating with many well-known artists on their music—and delivering several hits in the process. Now, she returns with her first solo material in five years...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
Making clouds, pet pampering, Snoopy in space, alternatives to banning straws and more
by CH Editors
1. Hawaii Bans Common Sunscreens to Save Coral Reefs In a few years, the majority of common sunscreens available on the market will be banned in Hawaii in an effort to save their coral reefs. These sunscreens contain oxybenzone or octinoxate—both...
FOOD + DRINK
Sweet + Spicy Nono Sauce from Pharrell's Williams Family Kitchen
A debut product from the Dean & DeLuca-produced brand, from a recipe by the iconic musician's father
by David Graver
Many of the best recipes aren't in cookbooks. They exist in the minds of loved ones and they're often tossed together without much consideration, pulled directly from sense memory—and the result is a concoction that's composed with a little nostalgia...
DESIGN
Updating an Icon: The 2018 Ducati Monster 821
Taking inspiration from the 1993 model, a tweaked motorbike that's sure to impress
by CH Contributor
by Andrew Maness It’s been 25 years since Ducati launched the naked sport-bike segment with the M900, and since then they’ve moved 323,000 iterations of the Monster—making it the most popular bike in the history of the brand. It's fitting then that...
FOOD + DRINK
Delicious Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur from Australia's Mr Black
Sip it neat or lend a kick to innumerable cocktail recipes
by David Graver
When taking a sip of Mr Black, one immediately wonders why no brand had tried to produce something similar before. Mr Black is a cold brew coffee liqueur—a little bitter, a little sweet. It features Arabica bean coffee, masterfully pulled in the...
TRAVEL
Road Trip: Coastal Maine
A state of splendid isolation known for lobsters, blueberries and the great outdoors
by David Graver
Where US Route 1 veers closer to the shoreline than any other major highway, it's often referred to as the coastal road—or the scenic route. This most certainly applies to the iconic path's position in Maine, as it travels from Portsmouth, New Hampshire...
DESIGN
Specialized's New Super-Fast S-Works Venge Bike
Aerodynamics, handling and the ideal weight create a trifecta for riders
by Katharine Erwin
Humankind and the bicycle have long had a symbiotic relationship. As Olympic cyclist John Howard once said, "The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine." Part-human and part-machine, the two must synch into perfect harmony—and, as...
TRAVEL
Escaping into Nobu Shoreditch, London
A serene East London destination with incredible dining
by CH Contributor
by Michael Frank Just a few blocks off the quite bustling Great Eastern Street in London lies the wedge-shaped Nobu Shoreditch. From the back-end, it looks somewhat like the purposefully mesmerizing armor of a Japanese samurai in battle regalia...
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Mynxii White's "Revolt" at Leica Gallery, LA
Paying homage to women resisters and the importance of defiance
by CH Contributor
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick It is an impossible feat to document—or to know, name or even catalog—all of the resisters whose actions led to revolutions, both big and small. And yet some of these women have left a personal impact on photographer...

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Cool Hunting Video: Studio Formafantasma on Creative Collaboration
We hear from the couple about their creative process, working relationship and how important it is to say "no."

Based in The Netherlands, Studio Formafantasma is the Italian design duo Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin. The creative team met and began conceiving projects before deciding to apply for a design degree at the Design Academy Eindhoven. After graduating...

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Cool Hunting Video: Studio Formafantasma on Creative Collaboration
We hear from the couple about their creative process, working relationship and how important it is to say "no."
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Autodromo's Supercar-Inspired Ford GT Owners Edition Chronograph
An exclusive, personalized wristwatch from the NY-based driving-oriented lifestyle brand

After a successful consumer-facing collaboration that drew inspiration from Ford GT models of the 1950s, '60s and '70s, New York-based design brand Autodromo has revealed another partnership with the iconic Detroit automaker. And this time, the timepiece...

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Autodromo's Supercar-Inspired Ford GT Owners Edition Chronograph
An exclusive, personalized wristwatch from the NY-based driving-oriented lifestyle brand

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Luci
Pro Light
$36

Small but powerful, this inflatable lantern offers 50 hours of light per complete charge for all outdoor (or indoor) adventures. Charged up via USB or simply solar energy, it can also reverse course and use its two-way port to top up a cellphone battery. Waterproof and light, it's easy to stow and unfold at picnics, camping adventures and more.

Curious Corners Studio
Yamato Indigo Leather Coasters
$48

Coasters can be kitsch, dull or oftentimes overly-branded. This set of gradient indigo-dyed ones isn't any of that. Hand-dyed and then treated with natural leather oil, these sophisticated coasters elevate cocktail hours. And, because they're dyed by hand, each one is entirely unique—with some of the flaws being exactly what's most charming about them.

VINGLACÉ
Wine Bottle Cooler
$90

Not only is the VINGLACÉ wine bottle cooler double walled and vacuum insulated, it's also much more portable than an ice bucket or multi-item cooler. Made for one single bottle, this product keeps summer wines chilled without ice. Just unscrew the the top, put your chosen bottle of wine inside, screw the lid back on, and you're set for beach outings, picnics, camping and more. This stainless steel option is also fingerprint-resistant, so the look remains clean.

Zioxla
Strange Plants III
$40

With a section dedicated to Ren Hang, "Strange Plants III" also features work by 50+ other artists. Published by independent house Zioxla, this 164-page book (like those before it) celebrates plants in art—in weird and wonderful ways. From oil paintings of the foul-smelling corpse flower to a poodle sculpture made from vines, the work within is made for anybody who understands nature is, itself, an artwork.

blluemade
Soft Pocket Shirt
$240

The guayabera shirt (aka Camisa de Yucatán) is a traditional Caribbean-style button-down, usually made from linen or cotton for breathability in warmer climates. This lovely take on the classic offers a streamlined silhouette that's perfect for all genders, and features a large utilitarian pocket. What wins us over, though, is the lush green colorway—appropriately named "leaf." This piece is made from 100% Belgian linen in NYC.

Ben Sanders
"Abolish ICE" Print
$20

Limited to an edition of 100, this "Abolish ICE" print by Ben Sanders doesn't just look good, but all profits are being donated to RAICES—an organization that free and low-cost legal assistance to those facing detention at the US border. Measuring 24 by 36 inches, it's printed on 80LB gloss-book stock, and is signed and numbered by the artist.

NOMOS
Aqua Watch
$2,500

Once again, German watch brand NOMOS allows their design knowledge to inform two striking, playful pieces. The new Aqua collection features "siren white" iterations of their Club and Ahoi Neomatik models (18 different versions, in fact). Ready for diving, these sporty automatic watches can be dressed up or down. Timepieces in the Club line begin at 2,500€, while the Ahoi series starts at 3,240€.

Rexford Knives
Rexford Utility Tool Seigaiha Pattern
$169

Legendary knife-designer Todd Rexford's latest exclusive multi-tool collaboration with Urban EDC Supply features a Japanese "Seigaiha" pattern, custom-machined by Rexford himself. The slender titanium item features a blade, hex tool, flathead screwdriver and pry bar—and a bottle opener. Measuring 3.5 inches, it can be stowed away just about anywhere.

CORE + RIND
Cheesy Cashew Sauces
$13

In original and spicy chipotle flavors, CORE + RIND's two cheesy cashew sauces offer a 100% vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and plant-based topping alternative. Both are rich and creamy, and complement savory dishes. Further, all feature whole ingredients and pack plenty of nutrients.

KARA x Chen Chen & Kai Williams
Serpent Bottle Opener
$38

KARA, in collaboration with design duo Chen Chen & Kai Williams, has made a silver serpentine keychain that's as elegant and attention-grabbing as it is good at popping bottles. Made from stainless steel, it's durable and portable—measuring just over three inches long.

Only NY
Parks Department Cap
$40

While getting out into nature—whether it's tucked inside the city or in the wilderness beyond—you can support NYC's parks with this cap. Proceeds from the sale (as with all items in the Only NY's NYC Collection) go to the City of New York, specifically to the Department of Parks. Made from 100% cotton chino twill and with an adjustable strap, it's suited to all sizes and genders.

Carver Surf Racks
Surfboard Rack
$135

Carver Surf Rack's small block rack holds your surfboard to the side of your bicycle, without getting in the way of your pedals. It utilizes an unbreakable clamping system, machined in Loveland, Colorado. For those who bike to the beach, all the rack needs is human balance, a board and some enthusiasm.

Keratin Complex
Picture Perfect Hair Masque
$35

With deep-conditioning and bond-sealing, this hair mask leaves follicles feeling soft and hydrated. It is ideal for balmy summer days as it aims to make tresses silky and smooth—combating the frizz that comes with humid climates. Replenished with botanicals and butters, hair can then tackle many weather-related challenges.

Heimplanet
Fistral Tent
$570

Made to fit two people, this inflatable tent is crafted from stiff, weather-resistant polyester. There's also plenty of room for gear and cooking equipment—and a functional flow-through design means there are two entrances and two vestibules. This also helps with air circulation, furthered by two closable ventilation points. Weighing just over five pounds, it's also easy to carry and set up. (Note that an air pump isn't included in the kit.)

Beltology
André Saraiva Belt
$125

From the green Italian webbing interwoven with flex, to the drum-dyed nappa leather trim and leather-wrapped buckle, every component of artist André Saraiva's collaborative range with Beltology represents the most premium choice in its category. It's the vibrant colorways and the foil stamp of Saraiva's illustrated character Mr. A, that elevate the accessory to something beyond expectation. Saraiva took inspiration from a belt he purchased on the streets of Paris decades ago and, as evident as that is, this is certainly a contemporary collection.

Third Drawer Down + MoMA Design Store
Cindy Sherman Oops Phone Pool Float
$250

Artist Cindy Sherman's motto "I'd rather be swimming," takes on new meaning with her new collaborative pool float. This special metallic gold version of the inflatable iPhone-shaped design by Third Drawer Down was produced exclusively for MoMA Design Store. It features one of Sherman's modified selfies, blown to epic proportion. It's clever, playful and functional... if you're interested in putting your art to use. Further, the overall project was done in partnership with + POOL, a non-profit building a river-water filtering floating swimming pool in NYC.

bfgf + Debbie Carlos Shop
"Parallel Movements" Print
$35

LA-based bfgf has joined several other artists and collectives for Debbie Carlos Shop's series Democracy Prints. All proceeds from the collection's sales will go to RAICES Texas Family Unification Bond Fund—whose mission is to reunite families separated at the US border. This particular print measures 13 by 19 inches, and is on matte heavyweight photo paper.

Wildfang
Wild Feminist Pride T-Shirt
$40

Founded and run by women, Wildfang supports the LGBTQ community all year—in 2017 they donated some $75K to various women- and LGBTQ-focused organizations including the ACLU and the Tegan and Sara Foundation. Right now, they're sending a portion of the profits from the sale of the Pride iteration of their Wild Feminist T-shirt to The Trevor Foundation. The relaxed fit top is boxy and made for all genders; available in size from XS to 2XL.

2(X)IST
Pride Jogger Colorblock Swim Short
$75

Even just a rainbow trim speaks volumes. Such is the case on 2(X)IST's Pride Jogger Colorblock Swim Short—all-white poly-microtwill with a colorful, celebratory accent. As for function, there's a quick-dry mesh interior and deep side pockets, too. It's the style that truly impresses, with retro dolphin splits at the side hem and a no-show rise. The brand is also making a donation to The Trevor Project.

UO + GLSEN
Pride 2018 Rainbow Tote Bag
$20

This mesh tote bag—complete with rainbow strap—is made by UO in collaboration with GLSEN, an organization that's aiming to create more LGBTQ-inclusive schools. With a mission that benefits both children and teens, the group was founded by a small team of teachers 25 years ago. UO will be donating $10 from the sale of each tote directly to GLSTEN in celebration and support of Pride.

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EDITORIAL
Third Eye Blind: Joke (Chastity Belt Cover)
Teetering on some strange, beautiful line between '90s radio-rock familiarity and the indie ethos of today, "Joke" sees Third Eye Blind reveal the first track from their forthcoming all-covers EP Thanks For Everything. Of course fans of the band will...
CULTURE
EDITORIAL
SKOLES: Am I Going Too Crazy?
As far as debut tracks go, "Am I Going Too Crazy?" hits the mark. Rhythmic, rich and catchy, the song hints at what we can expect from British singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist SKOLES aka Jack Edwards while delivering a statement...
CULTURE
EDITORIAL
Guided by Voices: You Own The Night
Offering a telescopic glimpse at Guided by Voices' February 2019 album Zeppelin Over China, "You Own The Night" lands the rock act's indie-anthemic sound with gusto. Another gem in Robert Pollard's prolific portfolio, the track rises and falls with...
CULTURE
EDITORIAL
Lonnie Holley: I Woke Up in a Fucked-Up America
Nothing short of a poet, Lonnie Holley delivers a razor-sharp portrait of the state of the States with his latest single "I Woke Up in a Fucked-Up America." From the vocal onslaught to the militant percussion and an eerie brass section, the track bulldozes...
CULTURE
EDITORIAL
Giorgio Moroder + Raney Shockne: Moyocoyotzin
Italian dance legend Giorgio Moroder (aka the Father of Disco) has teamed up with composer and producer Raney Shockne for the soundtrack from crime series "Queen of the South" and the result is pulsating dark disco that thrills. Premiering on Stereogum...
CULTURE
EDITORIAL
Teddy Geiger: I Was in a Cult
Teddy Geiger's been rather busy over the last five years, collaborating with many well-known artists on their music—and delivering several hits in the process. Now, she returns with her first solo material in five years. It's nothing shy of a powerful...
CULTURE
EDITORIAL
Valentine feat. Rob Araujo + patches: Embrace
"Embrace" is a jazzy electro tune from producer-turned-vocalist Valentine, multi-instrumentalist Rob Araujo, and rapper patches. The three connect on the third installment of singles from Valentine’s upcoming album Falling, out soon on Majestic Casual...
CULTURE
EDITORIAL
Andrew Bayer feat. Alison May: Immortal Lover
Atmospheric, haunting and gentle, Andrew Bayer's "Immortal Lover" features singer/songwriter/instrumentalist Alison May on vocals. A slow-burning tune, it's minimal but still rich, and drifts along its six minutes fluidly—thanks to seamless production...
CULTURE
EDITORIAL
Neil Frances: Coming Back Around
From the opening percussion onward, "Coming Back Around" makes its intention clear: deliver danceability. By LA-based duo Neil Frances, the track pulsates, bouncing the vocals on. It will appear on the upcoming Took A While EP.
CULTURE
EDITORIAL
Astha: More
Toronto-based, Kathmandu-born Astha's soulful new single "More" marries warm pop sensibilities with thoughtful, emotion-laden lyrics. "The verses represent the struggles of a relationship; of feeling frustrated, lonely and misunderstood," she explains...
CULTURE
EDITORIAL
070 Shake: I Laugh When I'm With Friends But Sad When I'm Alone
"I Laugh When I'm With Friends But Sad When I'm Alone" succeeds in delivering a wildly lovably, relatable experience while demonstrating New Jersey rapper/singer 070 Shake's singular talent. Minimal production allows for the G.O.O.D. Music artist to...

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Road Trip: Coastal Maine
A state of splendid isolation known for lobsters, blueberries and the great outdoors
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Escaping into Nobu Shoreditch, London
A serene East London destination with incredible dining
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Sir Terence Conran's (RED) Suite at the ANDAZ Hotel, London
We speak with the famed designer about his new project supporting the AIDs organization
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Word of Mouth: Greenville, South Carolina
Exploring the food-lover's paradise, from gourmet popcorn to handcrafted cocktails
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Exploring the Westfjords with Hidden Iceland
Balancing adventure and relaxation in the island nation's remote region
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Paint Your Pride with Anthony Goicolea + Airbnb Experiences
Help complete a new mural with the creator of the first official LGBTQ monument commissioned by New York State
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CH Edition Morocco: Cinémathèque de Tanger
From decades of filmic history to a dual-continent film festival linking the country to Spain
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Spring and Summer NYC Getaways
Escape the city heat and head for the hills
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CH Edition: Morocco
For our fourth hosted travel experience we visited three magical cities, each full of inspiring craft, design, food and people
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Timber Cove Resort, Sonoma Coast
The newly restored venue encourages living "lightly" within the environment
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AUTO CHINA 2018
Road Trip: From Shanghai to Hangzhou with Mercedes-Benz
Driving through congested cities, bamboo forests and more in China's Yangtze River Delta