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FOOD
APPAREL
ACCESSORIES
UNISEX
STYLE
FASHION
PINS
EDIBLES
INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS
PIZZA
Food-Themed Pins and Brooches
Over the past couple of years enamel pins of all kinds have seen a huge comeback—from the NYC-made sporty and playful Prize Pins, to Melbourne-based Georgia Perry's celebrity portraits and Hungry Eyes' personified dishes. Food-themed apparel also saw...
VINTAGE
LEATHER
LEATHER JACKETS
OUTERWEAR
UPCYCLING
CUSTOM
BIKER JACKETS
DIY
Laurie Lee Custom Leather
As a statement leather jacket that's more personable than something straight off the rack, London-based Laurie Lee's one-of-a-kind pieces are an enticing option. She transforms quality vintage leather jackets found in secondhand stores and paints...
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN
SHOES
FOOTWEAR
FASHION
STUDIO VISIT
FACTORY VISIT
ITALY
NAPLES
Factory Visit: Christian Louboutin
Since setting up his eponymous label in 1991, French designer Christian Louboutin's shoes have become synonymous with power, prestige and class thanks to their sexy, edgy design and extreme creativity. Lesser known is the fact that Louboutin produces...
SWIMWEAR
SWIMSUITS
CUSTOMIZABLE
MADE IN AUSTRALIA
ONE PIECES
BIKINIS
Postcard Swimwear
While there's an almost overwhelming selection of swimwear available, the search for the perfect suit often ends in lukewarm feelings. Melbourne-based Postcard Swimwear offers a different kind of service: custom pieces that are designed using artwork...
CONVERSE
CHUCK TAYLORS
BOSTON
SNEAKERS
CANVAS SNEAKERS
NIKE
SNEAKER RELEASES
Converse Unveils the Chuck Taylor All Star II
Some of us were too young to remember our first pair of Chuck Taylors; others may distinctly recall the moment of consideration and purchase. Either way, Converse's iconic centerpiece has reached global prevalence, relevance and a dynamic reputation...
DESIGN
TECH
SABINE SEYMOUR
CH25
WEARABLE TECH
FASHION
DESIGNERS
HONOREE
INNOVATOR
2015 CH25
SPONOSRED
CADILLAC
CH25: Sabine Seymour
Imagine your everyday clothes had built-in human sensors that monitored vital signs and activity levels, played your favorite song and kept you connected. Dr Sabine Seymour, Director of Parsons’ Fashionable Technology Lab and Chair at Computational...
FASHION
RIP
ITALIAN
DESIGN
DESIGNERS
STYLE
STREET STYLE
ART
RETRO
Rest in Peace, Elio Fiorucci
Yesterday, 20 July, one of the most colorful lights of the international fashion faded away. Elio Fiorucci has, for decades, been a reference for those who consider fashion as a synonym for freedom, color, fun, love. Fiorucci could seek and understand...
FASHION
WEARABLE TECH
CADILLAC
INNOVATOR
SPONSORED
HONOREE
CH25
2015 CH25
CH25: Pauline van Dongen
Wearable technology is much more than just watches and wristbands—and Pauline van Dongen is seeing to that. In fact, the Dutch designer goes as far as employing photovoltaic sciences and solar energy in the materials of her future-forward clothing...
SWIMSUITS
CAPSULE COLLECTIONS
ORLEBAR BROWN
MARCELLO MORANDINI
BATHING SUITS
SWIM TRUNKS
MENSWEAR
GRAPHIC PATTERNS
Bold, Graphic Swimwear from Orlebar Brown and Marcello Morandini
With the amount of mileage many men get out of their swimsuits in the summer months, it only makes sense when adding to the rotation to pick one that's top quality and of lasting style. That's exactly what defines the new Orlebar Brown + Marcello...
BEDDING
HOME DECOR
SHEETS
LINEN
BEDROOM
DUVETS
Parachute Bedding
Luxury sheet sets can retail for hundreds, even thousands, of dollars—and even if people do spend one-third of their lives in bed, it's hard to justify that kind of purchase. Young online bedding brand Parachute, which launched last year, offers...
STYLE
VANS
ELEY KISHIMOTO
WEARABLE ART
COLLABORATIONS
UNISEX
SPORTSWEAR
SNEAKERS
APPAREL
Vans + Eley Kishimoto Collaboration
Vans and London-based design house Eley Kishimoto—both who are serial collaborators in their own right—have joined forces for a collection dubbed "Living Art." Turning art into fashion, the two have created a line that puts Eley Kishimoto's vibrant...
BAGS
CLUTCHES
ACCESSORIES
HANDMADE
AUSTRALIAN
ADELAIDE
Tiff Manuell Bags and Clutches
Tiff Manuell is a South Australian artist, illustrator, and designer of her own line of accessories. After deciding to take two days off per week (from her other job—at commercial illustration art brand Happy House, which she also co-founded...
SOCKS
TIES
SOXFORDS
GIFT BOXES
KNITWEAR
ACCESSORIES
MENSWEAR
Soxfords' Charming Sock + Tie Pairings
Two years ago, we fell for Soxfords' unconventionally patterned dress socks. Founder Ryan Kent struck a chord with those looking to punch up the personality in their outfits, in an entirely acceptable way. Earlier this year, Soxfords debuted 100...
NAIL ART
ALFAK
CAMILLE WALALA
BEAUTY
GROOMING
MANICURES
alfa.K + Camille Walala Nail Stickers
Fresh, colorful nails are an easy way to update an everyday look into something a bit more exciting. French illustrator and graphic designer Anne-Claire Gambette's nail sticker brand alfa.K offers plenty of unusual, fun hand decorations—like...
SUNGLASSES
SUMMER 2015
INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS
UNISEX
EYEWEAR
OPTICAL
Carla Colour Eyewear
Brisbane-raised and Brooklyn-based Carla Robertson had been working as a television producer for about 15 years until a few major life events put everything into focus. "I've always dreamed about doing a line of eyewear—and then I got pregnant...
SHARKS
SCARVES
NECKLACES
SHARK WEEK
Mignonne Gavigan's Beaded Shark Scarves
You've probably spotted Mignonne Gavigan's work under another moniker, as she was head footwear designer at Rachel Roy as well as the senior shoe designer for Loeffler Randall. But under her eponymous label, she's able to pull out all the stops...
UNISEX
FASHION
4TH JULY
STARS AND STRIPES
PATRIOTISM
INDEPENDENCE DAY
ATTIRE
ACCESSORIES
SOCKS
T-SHIRTS
4th of July Looks
Between the recent Supreme Court ruling to make same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states and the continued, indomitable notion that with persistence anything is achievable, there's plenty to be proud of in the USA. While it's not a country without...
CONVERSE
JACK PURCELLS
LOW TOPS
SNEAKERS
LEATHER
Debuting Converse's New Jack Purcell Signature Leather
In Converse's array of iconic footwear, Jack Purcells have long stood out for their classic low-top design. Over the last year now, Converse has been releasing an updated Signature division of the style which incorporates modern touches and technological...
MADE IN USA
CAPS
HATS
BROOKLYN
LIMITED EDITION
Limited Edition March Caps
Founded in September last year by Barclay Douglas, March Caps has just introduced its first collection. With five designs, made in an edition of 150, the caps are classic six-panel baseball-style, but boast bright, minimal and design-forward motifs...
FACIALS
SKINCARE
SPAS
NOMAD
NYC
WELLBEING
SALONS
UNISEX
Heyday: Facials for All Without the Fuss
The word "facial" contains layers of unnecessary trepidation and intimidation—especially as you never know exactly what to expect behind those closed doors. New Yorkers can finally experience a quality facial without hassle, guilt or generic New...
BEACH
BEAUTY
SUMMER 2015
NATURAL SKINCARE
ORGANIC SKINCARE
SUNBLOCK
SUNSCREEN
WELLBEING
GROOMING
Barely There Summer Care Essentials
As we head into the season of rigorous application (and re-application) of sunscreen, we have handpicked some lightweight products to supplement your routine and help you feel your best—even on summer's most brutally hot and sweaty days. Sachajuan...
ACCESSORIES
ATTIRE
PRIDE WEEK
LGBTQIA
APPAREL
NIKE
LEVIS
NYC Pride Week Style
NYC's annual Pride Week celebration is fast approaching, and while support for the LGBTQIA community can be shown in all kinds of ways, one of the easiest is though your attire. We've rounded up some of our favorite items (from patches to badges and...
PRINT ALL OVER ME
COLLABORATIONS
CLOTHING
ATTIRE
APPAREL
ANNIE LARSON
Annie Larson + Print All Over Me
Brooklyn-based Annie Larson's ALL Knitwear line has become much-loved for its high-contrast colors and chaos of patterns. Each sweater is made to order by Larson herself, on her knitting machine. For those who can't wait until fall or winter to...
STYLE
RAINCOATS
OUTERWEAR
SWEDEN
STOCKHOLM
INTERVIEWS
Stutterheim Outerwear
Back in 2012 CH spoke with Alexander Stutterheim in his small boutique in Södermalm’s SoFo district in Stockholm and discussed his small, yet already well-formed, brand bearing his own name: Stutterheim. At the time, his range of raincoats numbered...
LONDON
UK
SCENTS
SKINCARE
ENGLAND
FRAGRANCES
PERFUMES
NATURAL SKINCARE
SEASIDE
COAST
MARGATE
SEAWEED
COUNTRYSIDE
Modern Apothecary by the Sea: Haeckels
The English seaside town of Margate—a historical retreat for Londoners fleeing the city smog—has chalk reefs and cliffs along its coast that nurture unique families of seaweed. Carefully hand-harvested, this seaweed becomes the base ingredient for...
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