Archives ofMay 2008

Beryll Sunglasses

le Monday 26 May 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

Beryll was founded in 1998 in Austria. Sigmar Berg, its creator, trained as an architect. He is now based in Santa Monica. In his approach to design, he attaches great importance to matching glasses with the shape of the face, and the choice of materials. The sunglasses are handmade in Italy. You can identify them… Read more

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Bape Hoodie

le Wednesday 21 May 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

Here is the next and last episode in our hoodies series. Some might criticise for a lack of originality, but talking about hoodies without mentioning BAPE is a bit like talking about hip-hop without mentioning Biggie! Well, let’s not get distracted, let’s get back to the heart of the matter. Founded by Nigo in 1993… Read more

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First selection: Wooden watches

le Friday 16 May 2008byJunior the “conker”

As I’m trying to make you understand, watches are not just everyday objects. The watches I will show you today are unusual, in that they use wood in their construction. You will agree that the watches I have chosen do not reflect the tribal trend with its one-size-fits-all ethnic mix that you’re quite frankly better… Read more

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Oliver Goldsmith Glasses

le Tuesday 13 May 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

This is the first part of our sunglasses special. Oliver Goldsmith is an English brand created in 1926 which saw its heyday in the 60s. At the time, it was represented by the actresses Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn and Sophia Loren. In 2005, Clara Goldsmith, the founder’s granddaughter relaunched the brand using her grandfather’s artistic… Read more

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Sixpack hoodie

le Thursday 08 May 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: as promised, here’s the the latest episode in our hoodie special series. And this whole week, all eyes are on Sixpack. Created in 1998, it was one of the labels that were part of the street culture movment. Avant-gardiste and ambitious, this daring brand makes waves. It… Read more

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All watches bright and beautiful

le Tuesday 06 May 2008byJunior the “conker”

For many, watches are the best way for men to wear jewellery. Definitely a much better way than a bracelet, chain or pendant, signet ring or leather wristband. However, choosing a nice watch is not the easiest of tasks. The range of products available is very wide, and this is a purchase that must be… Read more

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