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THE HILL-SIDE
BUAISOU
INDIGO
CLOTHES
SHIRTS
DYE
HAND-DYED
MADE IN JAPAN
BROOKLYN
APPAREL
TIES
SCARVES
The Hill-Side + Buaisou Indigo Collaboration
Two of our favorite Brooklyn-based brands, The Hill-Side and Buaisou have joined forces to produce a limited edition run of selvedge chambray clothing and accessories—all of which has been hand-dyed in natural indigo using the traditional Japanese...
WELLNESS
HEALTH
COOKBOOK
WELL-BEING
CLEAN
AIR PURIFIERS
DETOX
NATURAL FRAGRANCE
NATURAL SKINCARE
HYGIENE
ALLERGIES
ESSENTIAL OILS
Spring Cleaning for the Body and Mind
"Spring cleaning" goes further than vacuum storage, packing away winter clothes, dropping off boxes at Goodwill and half-hearted dusting. The transition between seasons is a particularly ripe time for re-evaluating things beyond your closet space—like...
SPORTSWEAR
PERFORMANCE WEAR
YOHJI YAMAMOTO
ADIDAS
ATHLEISURE
BACKPACKS
APPAREL
WOMENSWEAR
MENSWEAR
Y-3
SNEAKERS
FITNESS
Y-3 Launches Y-3 Sport
Though Y-3 is a beautiful collaboration between avant-garde Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto and global sportswear brand adidas, surprisingly, it's always been a fashion-first line. After 15 years, Yamamoto has thought it the proper time to go deep...
LACMA
MENSWEAR
COMMUNE DESIGN
MENS FASHION
RUDI GERNREICH
EXHIBITIONS
FASHION HISTORY
LOS ANGELES
'Reigning Men' at LACMA
Currently at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), rain pours down inside and men fill the galleries. On the first floor of BCAM, Random International’s Rain Room continues its global frenzy and naturally become one of LA’s most popular...
SNEAKERS
THE HILL-SIDE
MADE IN JAPAN
MILITARY INSPIRED
KAPTAIN SUNSHINE SPECIAL EDITION
OLIVE DRAB
OD GREEN
FOOTWEAR
The Hill-Side Bridge Mid Sneakers
New from Brooklyn's The Hill-Side, and developed in collaboration with Japan's Kaptain Sunshine, comes a rather uncommon-looking laceless sneaker: the Olive Drab Bridge Mid, Kaptain Sunshine Special Edition. This mid-height sneaker cites the very...
SURFING
BOARDSHORTS
APPAREL
SWIMWEAR
BEACH
MENSWEAR
SURF
RVCA
BIRDWELL
COLLABORATIONS
SURFWEAR
Birdwell Beach Britches + RVCA Spring Capsule Collection
Californian brands Birdwell Beach Britches and RVCA are just a short drive away from each other in sunny Newport Beach, yet their new spring 2016 capsule collection sees the first time the two have teamed up. Each brand operates at the opposite...
BRAS
PANTIES
UNDERWEAR
LINGERIE
LOUNGEWEAR
DELICATES
BRIEFS
BASICS
INTIMATES
BRALETTES
ETHICALLY MADE
New Lingerie for Spring
With warmer weather comes fewer layers, and the increased probability that your undergarments will say hello to the world in some way, shape or form. Freshen up the spring wardrobe by tossing out basics that make you itch, sad or even embarrassed...
SWIMSUITS
SUMMER 2016
BATHING SUITS
SWIMWEAR
READY TO WEAR
BEACH CLOTHES
BEACH SEASON
TAILORED SWIMWEAR
PATTERNS
PRINTS
Interview: Designers Parke & Ronen
It's hard to imagine, with their men's bathing suits having such a distinct and commanding presence in the swimwear market, that duo Parke & Ronen designed their first pair on a whim. A few years after they united in 1997 and opened a store in...
ETHICALLY MADE
CLOTHING
WOMENSWEAR
APPAREL
ORGANIC COTTON
SLOW FASHION
SUSTAINABILITY
LINGERIE
UNDERWEAR
Started From Underwear, Now They're Here: Baserange
The pared-down, simple styles and tactile fabrics of Danish-French label Baserange’s SS16 collection feel quietly revolutionary, elevating everyday-wear into something quite a bit more interesting. The brand—whose name stands for Basic Aesthetic...
INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS
AUSTRALIAN FASHION
AUSTRALIAN LABELS
CLOTHING
WOMENSWEAR
BOUTIQUE LABELS
CULOTTES
WOMENS FASHION
STYLE
APPAREL
SIG (So It Goes) the Label
Launched last month, new Australian brand SIG The Label (SIG short for "So It Goes") reminds us that there's incredible sophistication in monochrome—and that relaxed and high fashion aren't mutually exclusive words. Adelaide designer Kate Anderson...
COLLABORATIONS
SUNGLASSES
CLEMENCE SEILLES
OXYDO
ACCESSORIES
FASHION
EYEWEAR
STATEMENT ACCESSORIES
OXYDO + Clémence Seilles Sunglasses
Italian eyewear brand OXYDO has joined forces with French artist Clémence Seilles for a super-daring and brightly colored collection of sunglasses. The OXYDO Lab SS16 collection features six styles—simple in shapes but extreme in colors and materials...
APPAREL
WOMENSWEAR
LOUNGEWEAR
ATHLEISURE
SPORTSWEAR
CASUAL WEAR
STYLE
COMFORT
LEISUREWEAR
Publish Hers SS16
Huntington Beach, CA's Publish Brand turns six this year and—finally—women get their own, full collection of apparel this spring season. Though their cult jogger pants have been tweaked to flatter the female silhouette, Publish Hers is the first...
KIDS
CHILDREN
CLOTHING
APPAREL
LONDON
SOUTH AFRICA
BURKINA FASO
ETHICAL
ETHICALLY MADE
ETHICAL FASHION
Sindiso Khumalo Launches Children's Collection
Textile designer Sindiso Khumalo’s bright and bold prints and simple monochrome patterns piqued CH's interest some time ago, and in 2015 we met the South African designer at Design Indaba and later got a tour of her London studio. Now, the designer...
COLE HAAN
COLLABORATIONS
ARCHITECTURE
OCULUS
DESIGN
FASHION
STYLE
APPAREL
CLOTHING
SANTIAGO CALATRAVA
ARCHITECTS
WTC
WORLD TRADE CENTER
PHOTO SHOOTS
Cole Haan SS16 at Calatrava's Oculus
A decade in the making (and costing roughly $4 billion dollars to construct), architect Santiago Calatrava's stunning, bone-like Oculus WTC Transit Hub opened to the public partially last week. It will take time for most to make their way down to scope...
SPORTSWEAR
ATHLEISURE
REFLECTIVE
BICYCLES
SAFETY
CYCLING
CLOTHING
APPAREL
OUTERWEAR
JACKETS
ACTIVEWEAR
CAPS
HATS
ICNY SS16 Cold Summer
Reflective specialist brand ICNY (read it out as "Eye See New York") launched in 2012 when designer Michael Cherman was hit by a car while biking home from work. The Brooklyn-based label started out with Cherman hand-pressing 3M reflective fabric...
FASHION WEEK
FW 2016
FASHION WEEK PRESENTATIONS
NOTES
NYFW
NYFW 2016
Notes: Why People Attend Fashion Week
For at least two months of out every year, the Instagram feeds of many are swamped with fashion week images of runways and presentations. Some proclaim: I like this. Others simply make clear: I was there. In many instances, substance is unclear and...
HANDMADE
SCARVES
ACCESSORIES
INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS
KNITS
KNITTED
BEANIES
SLOW FASHION
HATS
NATIVE AMERICAN
TWIN CITIES
Maggie Thompson's Makwa Studio
Minneapolis-based textile artist Maggie Thompson has been grappling with ideas, perceptions and systems of authenticity from the moment she was born. With a Native American father and an Irish-German mother, she's met with questions every step...
JACKETS
MENSWEAR
APOLIS
NYLON JACKETS
Apolis Nylon Cameraman Jacket Re-Issue
Apolis has brought back their Transit Issue Nylon Cameraman Jacket—a piece of apparel that's sleek, simple and to the point. The practical, Portugal-made, olive green jacket has a water-resistant shell, removable sleeves and just the right number...
KUON
JAPAN
JAPANESE TEXTILES
UPCYCLING
ECO-CONSCIOUS CLOTHING
INDIGO
BORO
MENSWEAR
KUON's Contemporary Boro
Debuting at the end of 2015 and now available in Hong Kong and Japan, Japanese fashion house KUON incorporates pieces of vintage textiles into their bohemian wares. While that's not uncommon (from Japan or elsewhere), their choice of materials stands...
NYFW
NYFWM
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK
FASHION WEEK 2016
AXE
SPONSORED
EMERGING DESIGNERS
FASHION DESIGN
Behind the Scenes of CFDA's New York Fashion Week: Men's
Last year's launch of New York Fashion Week: Men's succeeded in many ways, but one was a resounding breath of fresh air. The week dedicated to men's fashion allowed for many to step away from mainstay brands and focus more attention on emerging...
SNEAKERS
SHOES
FOOTWEAR
NEW BALANCE
SS16
MADE IN USA
HORWEEN LEATHER
New Balance Made in USA Distinct Collection: Explore by Sea
Taking inspiration from national parks, mid-century modern design and vintage skiwear, Boston-based New Balance's Made in USA series pays tribute to the country's history and culture with its thematic releases—while emphasizing its efforts in...
VALENTINES DAY
VALENTINES DAY 2016
ADVERTORIAL
SPONSORED
FLOWERS
FLORISTS
GIFTS
SUBSCRIPTIONS
A Foolproof Valentine's Day with Frederique's Choice
Frederique van der Wal (founder and chief creative officer of Frederique’s Choice) understands flowers—her homeland Holland even named a lily after her—so when worrying about Valentine's Day, we knew she was the right person to send all our flower...
ATHLEISURE
ACTIVE WEAR
AEANCE
HIEN LE
GERMANY
ECO MANUFACTURING
FASHION DESIGN
RUNNING WEAR
Athleisure Wear From AEANCE
As materials and technology continue to develop in the world of clothing production, it makes sense that there is fervent interest in clothes that support active, athletic use while looking good in the process. These advancements and practices...
SAN FRANCISCO
BAGS
BACKPACKS
LEATHER ACCESSORIES
HORWEEN LEATHER
INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS
BUCKET BAGS
TOTES
HANDMADE BAGS
PENDLETON
LEATHER
Future Glory Co Bags
Founded by Theresa Lee (whose resume includes a decade of working in design, from being Design Director at DODOcase to Art Director at Sephora/LVMH), SF-based Future Glory Co takes the art of bag design with sincerity. With four different collections...
SCARVES
STYLE
ACCESSORIES
FASHION
RCA
ILLUSTRATORS
CATS
GNOMES
PANDAS
SILK SCARVES
Karen Mabon’s SS16 Rosebud Collection
Channeling the seductive stylings of Audrey Hepburn or Grace Kelly but with thoughtful, contemporary whimsy is UK illustrator Karen Mabon’s spring/summer 2016 Rosebud collection. The 2011 Royal College of Art graduate continues to combine elegance...
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