Levi’s California + Alternative, Beams and Pendleton

An eclectic holiday capsule paying homage to '60s West Coast style with a touch of Japanese influence

Building on their impressive offering of limited garments in 2014, the newly minted Levi’s California label comes correct for a limited holiday capsule collection featuring collaborations with Japan’s beloved Beams and Pacific Northwest favorite Pendleton. Alternative serves as the exclusive US retail partner and as a platform for the collaboration. Spanning workwear, outerwear, sweats (that of course were given luxe Beams treatment) and knits, the …

Interview: Sean Lennon, The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger

The musican offers insight on his latest psychedelic album with Charlotte Kemp Muhl

The sophomore release from Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl—together The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger—lays eccentric flourishes on top of swirling depths of kinetic psychedelic rock. Lennon’s airy vocals are perfectly bolstered by Kemp Muhl’s delirious charm. Released today, Midnight Sun is an appropriately titled album—at times otherworldly and eerie, with atmospheric heights reached by complex musicality and lyrical storytelling—calling to mind the …

Cool Hunting Video: Fire Island Opera

Reviving the classic artform in a provocative and accessible manner with open air contemporary peformance

After ferrying over to the beach community of Fire Island last summer, we attended the inaugural Fire Island Opera Festival. With the image of the grandeur of traditional opera burned into our minds, we were pleasantly surprised by how intimate, relatable and playful the experience was—from culinary themed performances to gender-bending ones. We recently spoke with Fire Island Opera’s Edwin Cahill (Artistic Director) and Bradley …