Sugoi’s Waterproof and Reflective Zap Fabric

The performance apparel brand's collection for riding and running in grisly conditions

Like so many successful companies, SUGOI was born from necessity. The brand was founded by David Hollands and Carol Prantner—Hollands was an endurance athlete trying to find better bike shorts, while Prantner worked in the fashion industry. Hollands’ search sent him to Japan to look for the highest performing, most “awesome” fabrics—the adjective translates to “sugoi” in Japanese. His search soon became well-known and merchants …

Word of Mouth Melbourne: Late-Night

Five of the best spots for supper and nightcaps in the early hours

Melbourne is a city that prides itself on culture. From concerts to plays, club events and public exhibitions, there’s no shortage of entertainment into the very early hours. But when the clock clicks over to a new day, the perfect place for supper and a cocktail can be tricky to find. Rather than heading to a bleak 24-hour pub or a mobbed club, head to …

CH Gift Guide: The Insomniac

Lucid dreaming masks, handwoven hammocks, booze and more to help your favorite night owl get some rest

Garbage trucks, construction noise, emergency emails from the boss, unbearably sweltering summers and freezing winters, constant traveling for work—even if you don’t suffer from chronic insomnia, getting a good, restful night of sleep these days feels like a rare occurrence. What could be more thoughtful than offering the gift of sleep to loved ones in need of a little TLC? To help, we’ve pulled a …