Paul Smith + Castelli: 2015 Dubai Tour Jerseys

The passionate cyclist and famed fashion designer injects some monochromatic styling into the desert race's leader kits

Long before British menswear designer Paul Smith was a driving force in global fashion (and was awarded the “Sir” that now precedes his name), he was a kid from Nottingham who just wanted to race bikes. A nasty crash may have sidelined him from racing, but the iconic designer never lost interest in bikes and certainly never turned away from the competitive cycling world. Now, …

ListenUp: Brownbook Magazine

Unique and rare sounds from the Middle East in a look at the creative publication's current music issue

This week, we check in with Dubai-based Brownbook magazine in celebration of the mix of “legends and underground heroes” included in their current music issue. In addition to a pull-out songbook featuring sheet music from classic Egyptian songstress Umm Kulthum, the informative issue features the father of Ethiopian jazz, Mulatu Astatke, as well as the co-founder of Seattle’s cult music label Sublime Frequencies, and visits …

Alsarah & The Nubatones: Habibi Taal

Unique and rare sounds from the Middle East in a look at the creative publication's current music issue

This week, we check in with Dubai-based Brownbook magazine in celebration of the mix of “legends and underground heroes” included in their current music issue. In addition to a pull-out songbook featuring sheet music from classic Egyptian songstress Umm Kulthum, the informative issue features the father of Ethiopian jazz, Mulatu Astatke, as well as the co-founder of Seattle’s cult music label Sublime Frequencies, and visits …