Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Asos Canvas Backpack

A great mid-range bag with simple details, such as the drawstring tie at the top as well as the leather look straps, which give the bag the look of some its more expensive counterparts. 

As shown - $63.00

Available through Asos.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Makr Carry Goods Bi-Fold Wallet

Hand sewn, edge painted and polished, this finely crafted five-pocket bi-fold wallet is about as close to perfection as you can expect.
As shown (gunmetal HF chromexcel) - $ 140.00
Available through Makr Carry Goods.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Adidas Originals LA Trainer

In order to be prepared for the end of times you'll need to train for life after automated transportation.  Originally launched in 1984, this model featured the customizable plug cushioning system which guarantees comfort even if you're running from outlaw bandits in the streets of Manhattan.
As shown (metallic silver).
Available through Schuh You.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

SAK Chukka Boots

Much safer than the first Japanese/Italian collaboration, these boots combine the best qualities of each culture.

Available through Honeyee.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Paul Smith signed cardcase

This leather card case with signature Paul Smith stripe pattern is the perfect way to secure only the most important cards you'll need for the evening.
As shown - $234.05 USD / 166.00 Eur
Available through Nitty Gritty.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Oris Carlos Coste Dive Watch

Beautifully crafted with time specific markings on the minute sub dial referencing Carlos Coste's free diving records, this Swiss timepiece is tribute to one of the elite members of the diving community.

As shown - $4,500.00
Available in June as a limited run of 2,000 pieces.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Journal Standard JS Special x MSPC Backpack

Journal Standard partners with MSPC to create a nylon bag with exquisite leather details as well as a suede component on the base. Available in two color combinations black/yellow (pictured) and blue/red, this bag captures a perfect juxtaposition of outdoor style with urban functionality.

Available for pre-order at Journal Standard.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Kenton Sorenson Roll Sunglass Case

A Need Supply exclusive, this leather case is the perfect accompaniment to your vintage aviators.  The natural leather is durable yet will develop a great patina over the years to come.

As shown (natural brown) - $ 115.00

Available through Need Supply Co.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

J.W. Hulme Co. Washburn Collection

Utilizing green waxed canvas. rich leather details, and brass hardware, this messenger bag from J.W. Hulme Co. captures the essence of the modern craftsman movement.
As shown - $ TBD
Available (Fall 2011) online at J.W. Hulme Co.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Peal & Co. Cordovan Boot for Brooks Brothers

Leather lined and crafted in England, these boots will become an inseparable piece of your wardrobe for many years to come.

As shown - $ 998.00

Available through Brooks Brothers.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Salt Optics - Lester

This unisex model, inspired from vintage 1970s Navy eyewear, displays the signature style and colors from that period.  Available in six different frame/lens combinations. 

As shown (traditional silver/polarized brown lens) - $  400.00

Available through Salt Optics.

Levi's Chambray Carpenter Workshirt

This shirt is rugged, sophisticated, and capable of handling any situation, just like your old man.  Details such as the nail and pencil pockets, and the button-off collar make it perfect for weekend projects even the ones that require a bit of work.

As shown (chambray) - $ 54.90 sale

Available at Levi's.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Brooklyn Projects & Nike SB Dunk

Although the members of the band Slayer had no design input, these Nike high tops are inspired by the album art from Reign in Blood.  This model features denim, suede, and a gum sole... and with a rumored 814 pairs to be made, you better act fast.
As shown - $ TBD

Friday, May 13, 2011

Elvis & Kresse Fire Hose Accessories

After collecting used fire hoses in the U.K., Elvis & Kresse use them to craft products such as keychains, cufflinks, and washbags (pictured), all of which have just the right amount of distressed appeal.  Not only do they use salvaged material for their line of goods, Elvis & Kresse also uses upcycled materials to package their products which allows them to boast a total of 165 tons of material they've reclaimed since 2007.  If that wasn't enough, the company also donates fifty percent of the profits to the Fire Fighters Charity.
As shown (red) - $ 100.00
Available at Ahalife.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Neil Barrett Leather Hightop Sneaker

Neil Barrett crafts the perfect hightop with his all black design that features brass eyelets and a leather strap across the ankle.

Available at Restir.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Billy Reid - Garment Dyed Canvas Duffle

Using leather details sourced from Horween, one of the oldest tanneries in the U.S., and brass rivets from the mid 1960s, Billy Reid has crafted a bag that is as timeless as it's components.  Each bag is made by hand in Tennessee, then individually numbered... and worth every cent.
As shown - $ 375.00

Monday, May 9, 2011

Marc Jacobs Canvas Laceup Boots

Featuring a thin wooden sole and a look that's extremely slick these boots are perfect for both casual and more formal applications.

Available at Restir.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Bell & Ross: BR 02 Phantom Dive Watch

The BR 02 has gone phantom and is receiving the black on black treatment this year.  The 44mm case has decompression valves and is water resistant to 1,000 meters.  Chances are you'll never venture that deep, but it's a cool conversation topic, right?  Available with rubber or heavy-duty canvas straps.

As shown (black PVD) - $ 4,000.00

Available in August 2011.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Bike tread belt

Handmade in Portland, Oregon from recycled bicycle tires, these belts can either show your dedication to cycling or simply make you feel more eco-friendly.  Either way, these belts will look great for years to come.

As shown (road tire) - $ 30.00

Available at Uncommon Goods.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Metal Gear Solid: Field Shirt

Military-style long sleeve shirt fashioned from cotton twill with herringbone detail, brought to you from the creators of the popular Metal Gear line of video games.  This shirt also features a detachable MGS badge on the right sleeve.

As shown (military olive) - $ 69.00

Available through their online store.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

visvim LAUDA KIOWA-FOLK sneaker

Studded theme with distressed detailing help give this sneaker just the right amount of style without being pretentious.

As shown (black) - $ TBD

Visit Visvim for more info.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Pokitt: Ultra Slim Line Credit/Smart Card holder

This high-tech product from Pokitt is a revolutionary wallet that's less that 1/2" (12.5mm) thick. Molded from a flexible and soft polymer material, this wallet is perfect when you only need to carry the most essential of items.

As shown (hornet) - $ 24.90

Available directly from Pokitt.