Archives ofJuly 2011
Here is a tool I have quite never understood the usefulness. Mainly because of the lack of a shoulder strap on it. Are tote bags made for shopping, to put some beach stuff, or to be used as a daily bag? No one will never know! But still and all, I can recognize a beautiful… Read moreno validationand1 comment for this article.
In this troubled era you may need something clever to hide your personal belongings. I have found you the very best way to carry your precious laptop without any risks. What about hiding it in an old padded envelope? But not a common one. Maiden provide you a tough, tear resistant and waterproof laptop case… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Such a rainy day in France was the golden occasion to talk about coats. I recently came across the Officer Raincoat from Woolrich : magnificent! It’s actually a remake of the British Army Classic coat featuring the basic 60/40 three layers construction. Inevitably 100% waterproof, the coat features lots of pockets and a removable hood…. Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Obey, still looking for some off-beats collabs, has teamed up with JessLisa, an illustrator for Shepard’s Fairey’s Studio Number One, to release a series of t-shirts for SS11. The graphics reflects her background well : sometimes working for her own music label, sometimes illustrating and photographing. We absolutely fell in love with those multicolor-psychedelico-weird graphics… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Contrary to appearances, there are swimmers in England! Well, they are brave and certainly a little bit crazy to swim in a such cold water but they exist! And to provide them the best swimwear, who’s the best tailor? Obviously, themselves! And I make my point introducing you Orlebar Brown. A luxury English swimwear brand… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Supra loves France, the proof : their European headquarters are located in Biarritz, and the European showroom in Paris. They whished to “thank the French for the Statue of Liberty”. WE thank YOU Supra! For creating an extra limited edition of your legendary Skytop in the colors of our flag for this occasion. The model… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
The autumn-winter 2011 Ben Sherman campaing is located halfway between England and New-York. Actually the brand has chosen successful English expatriates living in NYC to transport across the Atlantic what is told to be the contemporary English style. Among those few looks, my favorite is undoubtedly the 3, matching different patterns, from Herringbone to stripes,… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Here is another category we have never mentioned : bow ties. Maybe the cornerstone of satorialism,i t might appear a bit outdated to most of you, but today, they are a way to add a stylish touch when outfits are generally too drab. Since its recent reintroduction into collections, designers took the liberty creating more… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
We have never talked about wash bags, a quality one has to introduce the section. Our pick comes from Want Les Essentiels de la Vie, a brand we have been watching closely since few monthes. They are focusing on creating functional, top-quality leather accessories with a timeless design. This wash bag mixes organic cotton and… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
If I may quote a recent interview of Shepard Fairey that I recently read, the trucker denim jacket “means something important to almost every demographic and ideology of youth culture movement since it was first introduced.” Its popularity from every culture has never been so great as nowadays. From the oldest to the newest jackets,… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.