Balenciaga’s Speed Trainers Push Footwear Forward

Sock sneakers are appearing in every fashion city and beyond, Marc Bain notes for Quartz. Luxury brands have adopted this relatively recent (perhaps comfort-driven) style from sportswear, though the sock-like components are certainly emphasized now more than ever. As Bain makes clear, no brand embodies this more than Balenciaga, with their $595 to $695 Speed Trainers. The brand, known for taking on unusual inspiration (Crocs, …

Holiday Gift Guides 2016: Presents for $25 and Under

For those who want to keep the spending low, but the positive vibes high

The holidays can be an expensive time, so it’s always wise to have a budget of some kind—no matter how flush you feel on pay day. With that in mind, we have trawled the internet finding all kinds of goodies that are fantastic but affordable. From toys to books, games and grooming products, items that encourage creativity and organization, we have just about everything covered—for …

CH Omakase 2016: Soxfords

We had first dibs on these new wacky but stylish dress socks

We’ve repeatedly drawn attention to the fact that the opportunities for men to accessorize stylishly are slim. Oftentimes, watches, socks and ties become a window for personality—but it’s also difficult to find items with an appropriate balance of quality, punctuation and acceptability. That’s what drew us to Soxfords, a NY based company that delivers the unconventional by way of clever patterns, tasteful colors and curious …