Archives ofMarch 2012

Waiting for spring

le Tuesday 20 March 2012byJoe the "tire-remover"

When sunny days come, some afternoons I like to go out to refresh ideas. Yesterday afternoon, it was like between cold and warm so I pulled a heavy wool cardigan up over a light long sleeve t-shirt and I went out with my briefcase in hand. When the weekend time hasn’t come yet, bars are… Read more

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APRIL 77 In Bloom

le Monday 19 March 2012byAdel as "the fireman"

“Yeah I’ll miss the boredom and the freedom and the time spent alone”. That’s what pop duo act MGMT sang in their psychedelic collage video “Time to pretend” when it came out it in 2008. A Youth Anthem was declared; the four-minute track is an epic rock invitation to celebrate youth, life experimentation, and delirious fun…… Read more

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Chambray tie

le Monday 19 March 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Some of you may have to wear a formal uniform each day of the week: Oxfords/suit/shirt/tie. Being fed up of such an impersonal way to dress? The only thing you can do is try to give it a new twist, your twist! Playing with accessories is the key. This chambray tie with selvedge details fits… Read more

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Camouflage denim jacket

le Saturday 17 March 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Like in any vintage store, Yoox is the kind of shop which has frequent new arrivals. Still like in a frippery, availabilites are often limited to few sizes, even only one for some specific pieces. Last week was is stock this camouflage denim jacket from Polo jeans, my exact size. This is the kind of… Read more

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BLEU DE PANAME : Bonjour DSM Ginza

le Friday 16 March 2012byAdel as "the fireman"

We welcome the news with some sort of excitement and surprise! For the launch of the new Dover Street Market/Comme des Garçons store in Tokyo, Bleu de Paname releases an exclusive uniform in collaboration with DSM Ginza. Check out this incredible shirt below! Combining the aesthetic of sportswear and workwear we can easily recognize throughout this two-piece outfit the… Read more

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We Make Super Denim jeans

le Thursday 15 March 2012byAdel as "the fireman"

As they like to say « We Make Super Denim means nothing but 100% made in Italy products, designed with love and passion in our italian hometown, Torino ». Word Up ! WMSD is a young italy-based denim company that first got spotted during the Bread & Butter tradeshow in Berlin. Making slim jeans in dark… Read more

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A Testoni brown derbies

le Thursday 15 March 2012byJoe the "tire-remover"

This Italian brand created in 1929 by Amedeo Testoni always proposes nice shoes like this pair of bown callf leather derbies with a slight cognac sheen. I really like those double stichings finely setting the shoes’ shape off. They are comfortable as well finished as you can see on the pictures below. What I like… Read more

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The ship graveyard

le Wednesday 14 March 2012byJoe the "tire-remover"

My new homeland is a region of seamens. Lorient’s origins goes back to 1666. At that time, the Compagnie des Indes orientales was just founded, 2 years ago actually, and decided the set its headquarters in this freshly created port. Later, in 1688, it was the Marine Royale’s turn to establish there, thanks to Colbert’s… Read more

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Tips to choose a vintage watch

le Monday 12 March 2012byTraz "the doc"

Seeking Vintage Watches is a serious and thrilling business.  Whether you’re keen on 70’s futuristic watches or classic analog three-handed watch, almost everyone can find great deals, even on a tight budget.  All you need is a cunning eye and a minimum of watchmaking knowledge. We tried today to gear you up as best as… Read more

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Persol Capri edition

le Monday 12 March 2012byTraz "the doc"

The word “Capri” would recall to you: Dolce Vita, clear water creeks, villa overlooking the sea… Persol kind of used all this to create this new pair for spring-summer 2012. It is called Capri edition. Their design is inspired from a mythic villa: Casa Malaparte built in 1937 for Curzio Malaparte, a writer. Persol’s legendary… Read more

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