EFCI’s 2006 Collection

On the precipice of summer, Los Angeles-based EFCI has expanded its oft-imitated limited-run t-shirt line beyond its instantly recognizable lion emblem. New themes in the vintage cotton line include Bruce Lee and the partial wavy-haired profiles of Miami beauties. New zoology includes cobras, seahorses and geometric swans. In addition to screen-printing in gold and silver metallics on subdued grey and black, the tees also branch …

Elastic Fantastic Chronosynclastic Infundibulum (EFCI)

We discovered EFCI at ian in Seattle. Created by Sumter Pendergrast, Jr. as an outlet for his art, creativity, social and business philosophies, EFCI produces limited edition t-shirts that look and feel great. Available at a store near you. Keep an eye out for a full mens collection later this year. Sumter is also the designer behind AndrogAnous skateboard products.

Fran’s Smoked Salt Caramels

I'm a fan of all things that mix sweet and salty, so when I first tasted the rising confectionary trend combining chocolate, sea salt, and caramel, I was hooked. Fran's Chocolates, a company based out of Seattle, just kicked it up a notch with their introduction of a version that utilizes smoked Welsh sea salt. Sweet and complex, the savory punch perfectly compliments the buttery …