KARA's Smaller Accessories, With a Twist
For sporting no brand name or logo whatsoever, KARA backpacks are incredibly easy to spot in the wild—the thick, luxurious pebble grained leather, a single Riri zipper, the tiny square shape. It's this brazenly minimalist look that's launched the...
EDITIONS DE RE
CH Omakase 2016: Editions de Ré Belt
Rarely does one see a common, everyday item—like a belt buckle—transformed functionally by way of a change to its geometries. That was certainly some of the allure pertaining to the work of Editions de Ré, a design collective founded by Jim Hinz...
MADE IN USA
Shinola's Jewelry and Watches for Women
Although women have been buying and wearing Shinola's watches for years, not long ago, head designer Daniel Caudill and the Shinola team decided it was time to create thoughtfully designed, high-quality accessories especially for women. “We noticed...
MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA
MIAMI ART WEEK
AARON DE LA CRUZ
MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT
POP UP SHOPS
Miami Art Week 2016: MM6 Maison Margiela + Aaron De La Cruz
Across the street from their permanent Miami Design District boutique—which played host to a stunning glass and crystal installation way back during Miami Art Week 2013—luxury fashion innovators Maison Margiela have opened the doors to their MM6...
lululemon men: Photographer Ryan Plett
It takes substantial vision to capture fashion in an engaging way. An image must deliver more than a product on a person; it has to convey a look, an energy and an identity. NYC-based photographer Ryan Plett captures it all. The works of the portrait...
Aromatherapy With Vitruvi's Essential Oils
'Tis the season for stress, guaranteed—especially for those of us who haven't been able to sleep soundly after 8 November. A few mindful changes to our everyday routine have helped us stay grounded, whether it's taking a self-imposed break from...
Having only entered the US this year, Nuori is a fresh face aiming to point out an important topic: how many other skincare brands spend billions of dollars figuring out how to extend their products as long as possible—by months, even years. Taking...
lululemon Taps Deep Design Expertise to Create New Outerwear for Men
In the last year the number of men we’re seeing wearing lululemon has increased drastically. Known since its early days for making yoga clothes for women, the Vancouver-based brand added menswear in 2013, around the same time they broadened their athletic...
DAVID DE ROTHSCHILD
Interview: David de Rothschild, The Lost Explorer
British eco-explorer David de Rothschild has accomplished some incredible feats: he's sailed 8,000 miles—from San Fransisco to Sydney—on a boat made from 12,500 plastic bottles, motorbiked through mountains in Mongolia, skied across the “white desert...
WOODBURY HOUSE ART
Richard Hambleton Limited Edition Canvas Jackets
Richard Hambleton may not be a household name in the way his two closest contemporaries—Basquiat and Haring—have become. But his work and life story are no less compelling. As the sole survivor of this illustrious group, Hambleton has frequently...
Thom Browne + Woolmark Suits
Thom Browne wants people who wear his suits to feel one thing in particular: confident. The NYC-based designer has managed to make suits that incorporate business elegance and a hint of playfulness since founding his eponymous company back in 2003...
The Elder Statesman's Luxurious NBA Capsule Collection
Cashmere might not be the first material you think of when considering either NBA attire—or athletic apparel in general. It's easily associated with LA-based luxury knitwear brand The Elder Statesman, however. Since their inception in 2007, The...
Etro + Marchon Eyewear
Whether it's the low-set winter sun or the tropical brightness of a holiday escape, there's a need for sunglasses in all seasons. The latest collection designed by Italian heritage brand Etro, and constructed by the eyewear experts at Marchon...
Interview: Christian Louboutin
Being in Christian Louboutin’s Paris studio is overwhelming. We meet Monsieur Christian Louboutin in his museum-like studio (like a tiny Louvre, which, coincidently, is just a few blocks away) for an exclusive preview of ShoePeaks, his latest (and...
GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK
AMERICAN NEAR EAST REFUGEE AID
CELINE SEMAAN VERNON
Slow Factory's "We Are Home" Collection
From one of our favorite NYC brands, 100% fair-trade accessories maker Slow Factory, the lovely We Are Home collection isn't just pretty, it's important. Regarding design, most scarves use satellite images by NASA—from cloud vortices near the...
House of Cards "Femme" Collection
Exploring the concept of femininity, House of Cards designer Ashiya Omundsen has created possibly her most exciting collection to date. The New Zealand-born, Melbourne-based Omundsen released her "Femme" collection recently, and the diverse, bold...
THE ARRIVALS' Holiday Collaborations and Pop-Up Store
When previewing the space with THE ARRIVALS designer and co-founder Jeff Johnson, it's immediately clear that there is a minimal, sophisticated theme throughout every single item on display at the brand's 2016 Concept pop-up store. The NYC-based...
LEVIS MADE AND CRAFTED
Levi’s Made & Crafted + OFF-WHITE c/o Virgil Abloh Collection
A new collaboration brings together the iconic American denim company Levi’s with Virgil Abloh, founder of Off-White—a brand with the mission to create elevated streetwear. For this impressive capsule collection, Abloh collaborated closely with...
RVS Eyewear's Rebirth Collection
Handmade in Japanese and Italian factories, Vidal Erkohen's RVS Eyewear continues to uphold a standard that extends even further beyond high-quality materials and manufacturing. Each design appeals aesthetically, anchored by its ability to be forward...
Bucketfeet + Jason Peterson's Photo-Inspired Shoe Collection
Thanks to Instagram, photographer Jason Peterson has amassed quite the following—which, unsurprisingly, has successfully transitioned into real life. In partnering with socially-minded sneaker brand Bucketfeet, his artistic vision has taken on...
Launching online this week, FRÉ Skincare has been thoughtfully dreamed up, researched and concocted with one goal in mind: to protect skin from damage caused by exposure to the sun and pollution. While that is a common mission for skin products...
Vans + London Undercover Collaboration Collection
Iconic skate brand Vans has teamed up with quintessentially British, luxury label London Undercover to fight the weather. As part of the Vault by Vans line, the range is made up of Sk8-Hi's sneakers and umbrellas—almost everything needed to protect...
SOLOMON R GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM
COS + Agnes Martin Guggenheim Capsule Collection
As one circles up the rotunda at NYC's Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, a selection from the life's work of artist Agnes Martin offers inspirational insight. The introductory piece from 1957 declares Martin's devotion to abstract expressionism. This...
Silver Piston Jewelry
After completing a silversmith course in 2009, Steve West played around with his craft for a few years before a man asked him to create a custom ring for his husband. The result was a silver spinner ring that had a more polished and refined look...
MADE IN USA
3x1 + Cone Mills "Special Edition" Capsule Collection
North Carolina's Cone Mills (founded in 1891) was the largest denim-maker in the world over a century ago. And while the business of weaving denim has changed extensively over the years, Cone has managed to evolve with the times, but also maintain...