Holiday Gift Guide 2016: All Things Indigo

Clothing, accessories and homewares featuring our favorite blue dye

Year after year we find ourselves drawn to the power of indigo. More than a color or dye, it represents a historic process and continued invention. Further, it’s application is almost endless. The items we highlight below are some of those found in our All Things Indigo gift guide, located in the CH BUY section. They each employ the color in a vibrant manner—and many …

The Hill-Side + Buaisou Indigo Collaboration

Selvedge Chambray shirts, scarves and ties hand-dyed in Japan

Two of our favorite Brooklyn-based brands, The Hill-Side and Buaisou have joined forces to produce a limited edition run of selvedge chambray clothing and accessories—all of which has been hand-dyed in natural indigo using the traditional Japanese technique of shibori. The range of shirts, pocket squares, ties and scarves was produced in Tokushima, Japan by Buaisou’s expert indigo farmer-dyers—and while there is a simplicity to …

The Hill-Side Bridge Mid Sneakers

Footwear inspired by a rare early '70s US Military Delta shoe

New from Brooklyn’s The Hill-Side, and developed in collaboration with Japan’s Kaptain Sunshine, comes a rather uncommon-looking laceless sneaker: the Olive Drab Bridge Mid, Kaptain Sunshine Special Edition. This mid-height sneaker cites the very rare “Delta shoe,” briefly used by the US military in the mid-’70s, as its design inspiration. The Kaptain Sunshine Special Edition incorporates three variations of Olive Drab fabric (perhaps better known …