Recollection Quartett

Four experimental fashion designers' hand-built reinterpretations of classic Benzes

Berlin’s fashion week might not have the glitter of other fashion capitols, but then again Milan and Paris don’t have Recollection Quartett. The project, under the supervision of art director Frederik Heyman, tasked four of fashion’s more indie designers—Henrik Vibskov, Bernhard Willhelm, Mikio Sakabe and Peter Pilotto—with visually exploring how four cars from Mercedes-Benz’ “Young Classics” collection play against the contemporary context. Sponsored by the …


Rock vinyl anywhere with this player in the shape of mini VW bus

Officially licensed by Volkswagen, the clever little Soundwagon record player has finally been released worldwide, and we had the chance to see it ourselves at the recent CES. Originally only available in Japan this mini, hyper-portable record player is sure to grab some attention. Modeled after VW’s classic bus, the record player delivers ’70s nostalgia right to your living room, or anywhere that needs highly-detailed, …

Inside Ralph’s Garage

Self-washing fabric, underground NYC (literally) and recycled-magazine Nikes round out this week's look at the web

Ralph Lauren recently moved his legendary car collection—perhaps the most beautiful and valuable in the world—to a garage that he converted into a museum-like environment. Vanity Fair ran a recent exclusive with images of to-die-for models like the 1958 Ferrari Testa Rossa, 1938 Alfa Romeo Mille Miglia Spyder, 2010 Lamborghini Murciélago Super Veloce and many more dream cars.