Potipoti

The Berlin-via-Spain duo merges graphic design and fine art with fashion

Designing unique apparel that appeals to both the home crowd and international shoppers is easier said than done. But when two artistsNando Cornejo and Silvia Salvadordecided to transfer their ideas from the canvas to a new medium of knits and silk, they hit the sweet spot between la mode and avant-garde. Berlin-based Potipoti launched in 2005 and ever since, they’ve been producing collections that echo …

Finisterre UK

Cold water surf garb from the chilly shores of England

From its storied inception on pristine Hawaiian shores to its entrance into mainstream culture in the ’50s and ’60s through films like “The Endless Summer” and “Gigdet,” surfing has always been associated with sunny, carefree beach life. Even today, the bulk of the surf industry is focused on selling the warm weather lifestyle and products to go with it—leaving cold weather surfers, well, out in …

Poler + Granted Sweater Vest

A truly hand-knitted item from two brands enthusiastic about outdoor adventures

Like seemingly everyone else this season, the team at CH can’t get enough camp vibes from Poler, Portland’s colorful purveyor of outdoor “stuff.” Yesterday, they provided another reason to pay the site a visit with the release of a new sweater vest, made in collaboration with Vancouver’s Granted Clothing—a label who base their creations on knitwear from the ’70s but update the designs with oddball …