CH Omakase 2016: From The Road

Exquisite accessories made sustainably by artisans all over the world

We’ve admired Susan Easton’s work at From the Road for many years, following her exotic travels and stories of the artisans she works with to create items of exquisite quality, craft and soul. Sustainably made using all-natural methods by skilled artisans around the world, Easton empowers individuals and villages by paying market rate for their beautiful work. For our 2016 Omakase, we worked with Easton …

The Elder Statesman’s Luxurious NBA Capsule Collection

Iconic sports logos find a home upon high-quality, hand-dyed cashmere

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 Elder Statesman’s won fans for their high-quality, hand-dyed garments and accessories. While they may appear to be an unlikely partner for the world’s most famous basketball organization, when …

The Return of Schuman + Sullivan Hats

CH founder Josh Rubin's father revives a classic brand and its iconic looks

A few years after its founding in 1985, Stanley Rubin—father of CH founder Josh Rubin—joined the team at premium hat brand Schuman + Sullivan. Rubin dedicated his time toward development and design, sourcing and sales until the company was sold in ’99 and ultimately shuttered its doors. Today, however, Rubin brings Schuman + Sullivan to Kickstarter in an effort to revive the styles the brand …

Naadam Cashmere

The luxury knitwear brand gets sourcing and materials right, working directly with Mongolian nomad herders

Naadam does cashmere right, by responsibly sourcing the best materials possible. The luxury knitwear brand partnered with nomadic herders raising Hircus goats in the Mongolian Steppe. The fine, warm undercoats are harvested by hand each spring, during the molting season and the soft fibers are then spun and produced into pieces of the highest quality in Italy. There are your standard essentials like crewneck sweaters …

Vayu Cashmere Scarves

Travel-inspired, artisan-focused brand From The Road creates an incredibly light, sheer accessory

Susan Easton has worked at powerhouse creative firms like Milton Glaser, Pentagram, Razorfish and Disney but found that the corporate life wasn’t for her. When we first met, in 2012, she had just succumbed to her travel bug and founded From The Road, a retail outlet that develops items from each off-the-grid journey Easton embarks on. Visiting locations from Nairobi to the Himalayas, she searches …