Collaborative Kia Telluride Concept Unveiled at Brandon Maxwell’s NYFW Show

Texas ruggedness meets big city glamour in this new car

Brandon Maxwell is quite a big deal in the fashion world (he’s dressed Michelle Obama, Oprah and more), and yet he speaks humbly at New York Fashion Week about his Marfa, Texas roots, and how they’ve influenced his design sense and this latest runway show. In fact, he dedicated his spring 2019 line to his 81-year-old Texan grandmother, Louise Johnson. It makes sense then, that the designer …

CDLP Launches Limited Edition Swimwear

Despite being known for their base layers, CDLP unveils two excellent pairs of swim shorts

Today, Stockholm-based underwear experts CDLP—famous for perfecting the juxtaposition of Swedish design and Portuguese craftsmanship—launches a limited edition line of velvet and nylon swimwear in a campaign fronted by Jay Alvarrez and shot by CDLP’s co-founder and filmmaker, Christian Larson. Alvarrez can be seen posing nonchalantly, with the same vibe that CDLP draws inspiration from, on the rocky coast of Ibiza. The release marks the brand’s first …

Le Labo’s Limited Edition Discovery Set

Mini fragrances from the beloved brand's City Exclusives collection, usually only available in their namesake location

Usually Le Labo’s City Exclusives—11 unique and delicious fragrances—are each only available at their namesake location. So if you want to smell like the sweet Vanille 44 scent, you have to head to the Paris boutique. But this month, the SoHo-based parfumerie is making sample sizes of the fragrances available online individually or in their Discovery Set—which is a selection of five of the beloved …

Fossil’s New Monochromatic Intern-Created Wristwatch, The Design Major

Industrial design student Benjamin Hoffman crafts a dynamic, post-minimal timepiece

From the gunmetal finishing to the partial, diagonal pattern on the dial, Fossil‘s new 42mm, Quartz Design Major wristwatch represents a welcome development from the overly basic, minimally designed timepieces that have dominated the market for some time. And, rightfully so—it’s refreshing. Perhaps even more impressive, however, is the fact that it was designed by one of Fossil’s summer interns, student of Industrial Design at …

Icon4x4’s Dusenberg-Inspired “The Duesey” Watch

Designer Jonathan Ward's limited edition piece is now available

There’s nothing quite like The Duesey, anybody can tell with the quickest glance. There’s the black onyx dial, cut away in two places to reveal the time, told on rotating discs. This is powered by a jumping hour complication and Swiss Dubois Depraz movement inside. What might not be immediately evident is that this limited edition watch, designed by Icon4x4 founder Jonathan Ward, draws inspiration …