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8.1.14-05
Aug 1, 2014

8.1.14

By: Peter Yeh

Casio G-Shock G’Mix – With the bevy of smartwatches due out this year, Casio’s G-Shock was in a precarious position. Should they join the gang and jump on the smartwatch bandwagon, or do their own thing? G-Shock opted to do their own thing and this fall will see an all new G-Shock G’Mix GMA-400. This […]

7.31.14-05
Jul 31, 2014

7.31.14

By: Peter Yeh

EarPeace – With music festival season coming around it’s time to invest on something to save your ears. The loud blaring music at any concert is welcoming to some, and frightening for others. Traditional earplugs have usually been the answer, but along with tuning down the noise they muffle the music. EarPeace is here to […]

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Jul 30, 2014

7.30.14

By: Peter Yeh

Miansai M24 Watch – Miansai has been making bracelets for a few seasons now and even had a couple exclusives with J.Crew, but it’s time to move on. The Japanese company continues to focus on the wrist with the new M24, an attractive minimalist timepiece. The watch is so minimal that it goes and skips […]

7.29.14-05
Jul 29, 2014

7.29.14

By: Peter Yeh

Hot Toys Back to the Future - Sideshow Collectibles can have its Marvel busts, and Medicom can stick with their Star War Real Action Heroes (RAH). All I really want after San Diego’s Comic Con are these Back to the Future (BTTF) collectibles from Hot Toys. These toymakers from Hong Kong are meticulous when it comes […]

7.28.14-05
Jul 28, 2014

7.28.14

By: Peter Yeh

Ducere Smart Shoes – With Google packing tiny computers into glasses, it’s time the sneaker world shakes things up with some innovative products of their own. These bright red kicks from India-based Ducere come with some wearable technology that can literally knock your socks off. The shoes come have patent pending insoles that send you […]

7.25.14-05
Jul 25, 2014

7.25.14

By: Peter Yeh

Mass Appeal x El Señor x Earsnot Jersey Barrier Pendant – Besides being a print and online presence, Mass Appeal finds the time to dip into specialty projects. The most recent is with El Señor and famed New York City graffiti vandal Earsnot for a wearable homage to the spontaneity and skills of skateboarding and […]

7.24.14-05
Jul 24, 2014

7.24.14

By: Peter Yeh

DENON X5200W – If you got a 4K LCD on your Amazon wish list, then you might as well throw this puppy dog on there, too. The DENON X5200W is the sort of technology you find in movie theater sound systems. At the core of this new flagship receiver is Dolby Atmos a 9.2 channel […]

7.23.14-03
Jul 23, 2014

7.23.14

By: Peter Yeh

NVIDIA Shield Tablet – Besides making bad ass video cards for your PC NVIDIA is also getting into the hardware market with the release of their Shield Tablet. You can play games on your iPad and Galaxy Tab, but the Shield is a different beast that takes the graphics to another level. The 8-inch tablet […]

7.22.14-05
Jul 22, 2014

7.22.14

By: Peter Yeh

No. 288 – This little sneaker outfit out of New York creates simple classics in the vein of Common Projects and ETQ of Amsterdam. The focus is on clean aesthetics with emphasis on premium materials. Starting this Fall No. 288 offer a collection of retro tennis sneakers that use high-end leather or suede uppers, leather lined […]

7.21.14-05
Jul 21, 2014

7.21.14

By: Peter Yeh

The Pocket Jacket – Before you is a reproduction of a favorite jacket of Lance Corporal Jack White, a recipient of England’s highest honor, the Victoria Cross. Jack White was known for being a bit of a bad ass and while Cool Hunting was looking for gear during their Zambian Adventure, the guys at Private […]

7.19.14-05
Jul 19, 2014

7.19.14

By: Peter Yeh

Jibo – With technology advancing by leaps and bounds, it seems like the robot assistant can finally become a reality. Jibo aims to be that electronic family companion The Jetsons told you about. The 11 inch tall robot has an HD LCD touchscreen for it’s face and a smooth aluminum body. It moves with its […]

7.18.14-05
Jul 18, 2014

7.18.14

By: Peter Yeh

Outlier Vented Double Hood – Outlier is consistent when it comes to adding technical upgrades to everyday goods. From throwing 4-Way stretch to button-downs to lightweight waterproof blazers, this little outfit from New York is always pushing the envelope. The latest venture isn’t just an update, but a re-imagined hoody. What we have here is […]

7.17.14-03
Jul 17, 2014

7.17.14

By: Peter Yeh

Y-3 Yohji Boost – After nearly a decade of working with adidas, fashion-forward and acclaimed designer Yohji Yamamoto’s rendition of sneakers is always a welcome sight. The dude was the one of the first to come up with applying runway notes to everyday sneakers. The latest Yohji Boost carries some of this rich tradition. The sneaker […]

7.16.14-05
Jul 16, 2014

7.16.14

By: Peter Yeh

Vapshot – A wine fridge is so passé, and forget about the kegerator, It’s all about using the Vapshot to drink your booze. This machine went through one round of crowd-funding and found a ton of fans. People seem to like that the Vapshot takes alcohol and vaporizes it for you to inhale with a straw. […]

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Jul 15, 2014

7.15.14

By: Peter Yeh

Best Made Seamless & Steadfast Tumblers – Enamel tumblers are a thing of the past; back when people cared about quality. It’s easier, and cheaper, to fabricate a glass tumbler than an enamel one, but glass can crack while enamel can carry you through decades. The folks at Best Made are heavily concerned with quality, […]

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Jul 14, 2014

7.14.14

By: Peter Yeh

Jason Tilley for Octovo – Surfing can exist beyond the California coast. The cold waters of the Pacific Northwest isn’t enough to stop enthusiasts, and Jason Tilley is an artisan that uses Oregon cedar to handshape his beautiful surfboards. These gorgeous boards are specially made to take on the frigid icy waters and Octovo recently […]

7.12teaser
Jul 12, 2014

7.12.14

By: Peter Yeh

Dom Vetro for Club Monaco – Following on the heels of J.Crew’s In Good Company project is Club Monaco with their Makers and Muses. This is Club Monaco’s opportunity to work with smaller and more exclusive labels. The latest partnership is with Dom Vetro, a small Italian sunglasses maker from the isolated town of Cadore. […]

7.11(teaser)
Jul 11, 2014

7.11.14

By: Peter Yeh

Topo Designs x Saloman – Topo Design’s knack for color and durability has attracted the attention of Saloman. The two brands will create a special edition of the Topo Backpack and pair it with a custom edition of the Saloman Instinct Pro shoe. Both pieces are meant for the rugged outdoors with both shoe and […]

7.10.14-05
Jul 10, 2014

7.10.14

By: Peter Yeh

J.Crew x Vans – After a successful run of Era skate shoes, J.Crew is hitting Vans up again for another project. This time the focus is on the classic Sk8-Hi. This collaborative version features athletic fleece as the uppers, and is matched with thick hiking boot laces. Look for the collaboration to yield a tonal […]

7.9.14-02
Jul 9, 2014

7.9.14

By: Peter Yeh

Harbor Metal – Anything that goes up 40,000 feet in the air is meant to last a lifetime on the ground. These storage cards from Harbor Metal aren’t just stylish, they’re also made to the exact custom specifications of the airlines. With their aviation-grade housing these bar carts can take a beating, and then some. […]

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Jul 8, 2014

7.8.14

By: Peter Yeh

Black Scale x Diamond for PacSun – Has Pacific Sunwear (excuse me, PacSun) all of a sudden become cool? After exclusives with both Diamond and Been Trill, the nationwide active surf retailer has nabbed an exclusive collaboration between Black Scale and Diamond Supply Company. The project features a series of co-branded graphic T-shirts and long […]

7.7.14-05
Jul 7, 2014

7.7.14

By: Peter Yeh

Swash Express Clothing Care System – The fastest way to kill your clothes is frequent washing and drying. Dry cleaning helps, but at a much higher cost. Swash Express sets up something that is right in the middle. It’s a system that handles denim, wool, polyester, cashmere, and cotton without piling or fading the garment. Hang […]

7.5.14-05
Jul 5, 2014

7.5.14

By: Peter Yeh

5OWLS Solo Shelter – If your idea of fun is the great outdoors and you find that your friends do not feel the same way, then the Solo Shelter is calling your name. This little tent from 5OWLS is made for those that will be “Forever Alone.” Built using premium materials like 30D polyester ripstop nylon, […]

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Jul 4, 2014

7.4.14

By: Peter Yeh

Mission Workshop Orion Limited Edition – High praise has already been sung for the Orion jacket from Mission Workshop. This little shop from San Francisco jammed the latest technical textiles to keep the jacket 100% waterproof with its 96 g/m2 Polartec® NeoShell® fabric. The highly breathable material is also lightweight, and makes the jacket incredibly […]

7.3.14-00
Jul 3, 2014

7.3.14

By: Peter Yeh

BTNC Summer Release – Over a few years ago, transient Kelly Thomas was brutally beaten to death by two Fullerton Police department officers. After a long and drawn out trial, the two officers were found not guilty. This terrible event has gotten Fullerton’s finest streetwear store, Beatnic, to deliver a summer collection that includes a […]

7.2.14-05
Jul 2, 2014

7.2.14

By: Peter Yeh

retaW PEELS- retaW has made sweet-smelling scents for a few seasons now, but this time they want to get man’s best friend to smell great. PEELS is the brainchild of Hiroshi Fujiwara and it is all about finding the best grooming products for your dog. The collection will kick off with a conditioning shampoo that […]

7.1.14-05
Jul 1, 2014

7.1.14

By: Peter Yeh

Alden x Leffot – Unless you’re related to royalty or use vacation as a word, you’ll probably never wear white dress shoes. But, if you ever did need something for a White Party in the Hamptons, this beautiful pair Alden made for Leffot should be on your radar. Alden’s rich tradition for men’s footwear arrives […]

6.30.14-05
Jun 30, 2014

6.30.14

By: Peter Yeh

Handgrey Quick Release Titanium Carabiners – Besides being a reliable keychain, the carabiner can be a lifesaver. Unfortunately, they all pretty much look the same. Handgrey is looking to flip the carabiner game on its ear with their new, and surprisingly simple design. After 100 prototypes, designer Thanasit Inkavesvaanit settled on an elegant industrial form with […]

6.28.14-05
Jun 29, 2014

6.28.14

By: Peter Yeh

Gitman Bros. for Need Supply – Need Supply’s Go Explore series is all about finding clothes for the jetsetter. This small collection of travel clothes recently teamed up with Gitman Bros. to bring forth a summer essential. With humidity in Asia floating around 90% in the summer the must have shirting textile is linen. Gitman […]

6.27.14-05
Jun 27, 2014

6.27.14

By: Peter Yeh

Benny Gold x Jansport -After a successful project last season JanSport partners up again with San Francisco -based Benny Gold for Fall 2014. The two brands gear up for the start of the school year with an update to the SuperBreak backpack. Benny Gold will be contributing three exclusive prints. Look for paisley, an all-over […]

6.26.14-05
Jun 26, 2014

6.26.14

By: Peter Yeh

Re-Process and Instant Strap – Hard-Graft has a knack for fine accessories, and recently offered up two new camera strap options for their continuously growing collection. First-up is the re-process strap that works with any camera. The versatile strap is made from Hard-Graft’s signature vegetable-tanned leather and combined with a durable felt. The length makes […]

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Jun 25, 2014

6.25.14

By: Peter Yeh

Rapha Kings of Pain – The Kings of Pain series is a tough challenge for amateur and professional cyclists alike. Rapha honors the participants of the two-wheel challenge with a collection of all-black pieces. The centerpiece is the classic jersey made from a breathable Sportwool with adjustable hem, cargo pockets, fastened fold-up collar, and tonal […]

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Jun 24, 2014

6.24.14

By: Peter Yeh

Blackbird Triton – Seattle is lined with plenty of nice men’s stores, but Blackbird is what started it all. After closing their retail doors last July, the shop has decided to focus on the wholesale of their best selling products. One of the newest to be part of the Blackbird library of nice-smelling goods is […]

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Jun 23, 2014

6.22.14

By: Peter Yeh

RISE x FILA - With the litany of retros that come out every week, the one brand that has been largely ignored is FILA. So it’s nice to see FILA partnering up with one of Long Island’s RISE, one of New York’s newest sneaker boutiques. The union takes on the classic silhouette of the The Cage, […]

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Jun 22, 2014

6.21.14

By: Peter Yeh

DJ Paul Van Dyk x TOMS – Toms penchant for philanthropy has caught the eye of legendary disc jockey Paul van Dyk. The two will work together to create a limited edition Galaxy Collection. The special pattern created for this project features Paul van Dyk’s “PVD” against a cosmic background. This all-over print will be […]

feed6.20(teaser)
Jun 20, 2014

6.20.14

By: Peter Yeh

Epaulet ELPA Crewneck - With warm weather year round, folks in SoCal don’t know much about heavy jackets, but everyone can appreciate a nice sweatshirt. Epaulet in Los Angeles has come up with a crewneck that is good all the time. The sweatshirt starts off with a medium-weight French Terry yarn that has an interior lined […]

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Jun 19, 2014

6.19.14

By: Peter Yeh

CLSC x MLTD - Los Angeles-based label CLSC has been making some big moves this season with the latest being with online retail giant Moose Limited (MLTD). To usher in the summer season, CLSC has created an exclusive baseball jersey for MLTD. The jersey is made with a dark navy mesh and features “CLSC” in a contrasting red […]

feed6.18(teaser)
Jun 18, 2014

6.18.14

By: Peter Yeh

Kirin Slushie Machine – I like beer and I like slushies, but really not sure where Kirin is doing by putting it together. But fret not, the contraption doesn’t make some wierd hybrid beer slushie. The Kirin Slushie Machine ensures that you get the coldest and frostiest beer humanely possible by freezing ordinary beer. When […]

feed6.17(teaser)
Jun 17, 2014

6.17.14

By: Peter Yeh

Best Made Chambray Work Shirt – The chambray shirt is the one button-down that can do it all; as durable as denim, but soft as cotton. Best Made of New York takes on this effortless essential by starting with a thick and durable 5.3 oz cotton and throws in a bit of the work wear […]

feed6.16(teaser)
Jun 16, 2014

6.15.14

By: Peter Yeh

Fellow Barber Grooming Products – What began as a barber shop around the corner has become a purveyor of fine grooming products. Fellow Barber had its humble beginnings in Brooklyn and started with a small line of store exclusives for their loyal customers. The products have been very well received and Fellow Barber launches seven […]

feed6.13(teaser2)
Jun 14, 2014

6.14.14

By: Peter Yeh

Orlebar Brown x Sperry Top-Sider – With summer just days away it’s time to start thinking about what to wear with your shorts. Here’s a suggestion from Sperry Top-Sider and swimwear aficionado Orlebar Brown. The two team up for a pair of slip-ons that use one of Orlebar Brown’s more popular prints. The Konig print […]

feed6.13(teaser)
Jun 13, 2014

6.13.14

By: Peter Yeh

Beats by Dre Samurai – The future of Beats is looking pretty bright after their acquisition by Apple, and first on the agenda is international business. A special Samurai Edition of the Studio 2 takes on the rich heritage of Japan and incorporates it across the premium set of headphones. The Studio V2 is embodied […]

feed6.12(teaser)
Jun 12, 2014

6.12.14

By: Peter Yeh

Jack Spade for United Arrows – With its simple style and durable construction, Jack Spade has not only come out of Kate Spade’s shadow, but is now going to collaborate with one of Japan’s largest retail chains. United Arrows is tapping the New York based men’s accessories maker for a small collection that is set […]

feed6.11(teaser)
Jun 11, 2014

6.11.14

By: Peter Yeh

Outlier Free Way Shorts – Outlier takes all those fancy materials they have for their button-downs and creates the Free Way shorts. With the summer heat beating down, the Free Way shorts are a versatile option that comes with a comfortable four-way stretch, gusseted crotch, and NanoSphere for dirt and moisture resistance. The Free Way […]

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Jun 10, 2014

6.10.14

By: Peter Yeh

David Beckham for Belstaff – He may have a funny voice, but David Beckham is still the swag lord. Besides Michael Jordan, there isn’t another athlete that created as many trends as the footballer. Who was the first to roll down Rodeo Drive in a Bentley Continental GT sporting fully tatted sleeves? Now, Beckham is […]

feed6.9(newteaser)
Jun 9, 2014

6.9.14

By: Peter Yeh

VANMOOF T Series – The trick with living in a modern metropolis is finding the space to stash your junk. With limited square footage the T Series from VANMOOF seems like a good idea for urban dwellers. The T Series is a smaller version of the Dutch company’s successful minimalist bike. The bike has a […]

6.7.14-05
Jun 7, 2014

6.7.14

By: Peter Yeh

J.Crew x Wallace & Barnes – I feel bad for those who have to wear a suit everyday, but if a suit is absolutely necessary in this summer heatm then give the latest J.Crew collaboration a try. J.Crew teams up with Wallace & Barnes for a suit and shorts combo that is ideal for the […]

6.6.14-05
Jun 6, 2014

6.6.14

By: Peter Yeh

Sony Smartband - Tracking activities with your phones is nothing new, and Sony was one of the first to develop Smartwatches for the Android OS. But this round has the Japanese brand focusing on something simpler and more subtle. Instead of creating another smartwatch, the new Smartband is an activity tracker that can also measures social […]

6.5.14-05
Jun 5, 2014

6.5.14

By: Peter Yeh

Best Made Strongbox – The older you get the more crap you have. Cutting down is near impossible, and the best alternative may be to organize your collection of junk. When it comes to keeping things safe and secure, a nice sturdy box is ideal, and Best Made has just the thing. These strongboxes are […]

6.4.14-05
Jun 4, 2014

6.4.14

By: Peter Yeh

Converse Jarajara All-Star – The classic Chuck Taylor has been available in an array of colors and prints, but this latest Jarajara pack is a complete transformation. In Japan “jarajara” is a euphemism for chains and coins; a derivative of the sound metal makes when they clink together. The Jarajara collection begins with the Chuck […]

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Jun 3, 2014

6.3.14

By: Peter Yeh

HP SlateBook Android PC – There are more teens familiar with iOS and Android than they are with OS X and Windows. Smartphones account for more leisure time than the PC does, and HP seems to think that a PC that operates off of the more familiar Android makes sense. Think of the new HP […]

feed6.2(teaser)
Jun 2, 2014

6.2.14

By: Peter Yeh

Haute Dogs – You can have the best rib-eye on the grill and giant tiger prawns on skewers, but a barbecue isn’t complete without an All-American hot dog. Haute Dogs is a new book by chef Russell Van Kraayenburg that explores the various ways to dress up this summer classic. The cookbook holds over 100 […]

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May 31, 2014

5.31.14

By: Peter Yeh

Almond Surfboards x Gray Malin – It’s sacrilege to hang up a surfboard as a piece of art. All that time it took to shape that fiber glass deserves a couple of waves, but then you lay your eyes upon the work of Gray Malin and you’ll understand. Almond Surfboards has enlisted the help of […]

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May 30, 2014

5.30.14

By: Peter Yeh

Marathon Diver Quartz Medium – A lot of watchmakers have a diver in their line-up, but not many can say they make watches used by the US and Canadian Search and Rescue teams. Marathon and their divers are known to be rugged tool watches that can withstand any sort of abuse. The latest is smaller […]

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May 29, 2014

5.29.14

By: Peter Yeh

EDC Kit – Every Day Carry (EDC) can become quite cumbersome when you factor in all the things you need in case of a zombie apocalypse. Kaufman Mercantile is looking to bring it all together with their new leather case. The case based on a vintage key wallet and made from premium vegetable-tanned leather. The […]

5.28.14-05
May 28, 2014

5.28.14

By: Peter Yeh

Baxter of California x DSPTCH –  Whenever Calvin Klein offers a duffel or backpack with fragrance purchase you know the bag is going to turn out to be crap. You’re better off doubling up on some plastic Target bags. Baxter of California is moving away from this stereotype with their new travel-sized grooming essentials. Instead […]

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May 27, 2014

5.27.14

By: Peter Yeh

Lexdray – Travel season is here and Lexdray has a bag for any adventure. Their new Summer collection is inspired by the California coastline and is flanked by reissues of the Tokyo Pack, Boulder Pack, and Shanghai Tote. Lexdray is known for their quality materials and these trio of bags are ready for anything. The […]

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May 26, 2014

5.26.14

By: Peter Yeh

Star Wars x Medicom – Bearbricks can be some of the most uninspiring and lazy collaborations. Take a blank boxy bear, use some sweeping generalization from the partnering brand, and repeat. This Stormtrooper is definitely not one of those. Medicom is no stranger to the Star Wars universe, and the Stormtrooper Bearbrick was originally released […]

5.24.14-05
May 24, 2014

5.24.14

By: Peter Yeh

Six Pack Beast Duffle – Six Pack’s beast duffle is the epitome of the bag for the gym rat. It makes all other duffles fall on the wayside with its specific compartments for the dedicated workout junkie. There is a specific side compartment that houses 6 meal trays, and the opposing pocket is large enough […]

5.23.14-05
May 23, 2014

5.23.14

By: Peter Yeh

Transcend Jetdrive Lite – One of the biggest complaints coming from Apple fans is the lack of storage space. There’s nothing you can do with the iPad and iPhone, but there is an option for MacBook owners. The SD slot is there for you to add some space, and Transcend has created a card that […]

5.22.14-05
May 22, 2014

5.22.14

By: Peter Yeh

hanon x Diadora – Unless you play soccer Diadora is probably not on your radar. It should be. This Italian sportswear company has some deep roots and they’re coming strong this Summer with an hanon shop exclusive. The sleek N.9000 first arrived in 1990 and the minimal runner returns in a special “Saturday Special” colorway. […]

5.21.14-05
May 21, 2014

5.21.14

By: Peter Yeh

Pitt Cue Co. The Cookbook – Barbecue is a tradition best associated with the Kansas City, Memphis, and Houston. Definitely not Carnaby, and that’s not Carnaby in California, but Carnaby as in London. Smoking hog and braising beef is Pitt Cue Co.’s speciality and they’re sharing their secrets in an all new cookbook. The list […]

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May 20, 2014

5.20.14

By: Peter Yeh

3Sixteen SL-101X – The sweltering summer heat is coming, and fans of artisan denim may be regretting those heavy 19 oz jeans. 3Sixteen has a solution for the seasonal shift with the SL-101X. These pair of jeans are made from a lightweight 12oz indigo selvedge from the Kuroki Mills in OKayama, Japan. The jeans are […]

5.19.14-05
May 19, 2014

5.19.14

By: Peter Yeh

The Beer Foamer – Beer drinkers will know about the love and hate relationship with foam. Too much means you get less beer, and not enough results in flavorless suds; it’s a fine line that has beer drinkers constantly asking, “What do you have on tap?” Thankfully you don’t need a draft to get good […]

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May 17, 2014

5.17.14

By: Peter Yeh

Firmament Berlin Spring 2014 – When Errolson Hugh isn’t busy with his Acronym brand he rests his head at Frimament in Berlin. The boutique is known for carefully selecting from elite brands around the world, and have one of their own. For Spring 2014 the Firmament keeps it simple with a collection of T-shirts that […]

5.16.14-05
May 16, 2014

5.16.14

By: Peter Yeh

Saturdays x Gordie – Summer is around the corner and Saturdays in New York is making sure the right gear is ready for the pool parties and BBQs. The New York-based boutique and brand has enlisted the help of Creative Director Gordie Harrison Hull on a collection that comprises of shirts, button-downs, boardshorts, hats, and […]

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May 15, 2014

5.15.14

By: Peter Yeh

Road Shower – As an occasional weekend warrior I know that getting back to civilization is the first thing on my mind after a race. Getting back to the real world begins with the shower, and Road Shower is a convenient way to get clean. The 5 gallon shower system attaches to your car’s ski […]

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May 14, 2014

5.14.14

By: Peter Yeh

Nomad Desktop CNC Mill – A 3D printer is cool, but you know what is cooler? Your own computer numeric control (CNC) mill – a machine that can mill nearly anyhing out of raw materials. Most CNC machines are housed in large warehouses, but Nomad has designed somthing tha can fit on your desktop. A […]

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May 13, 2014

5.13.14

By: Peter Yeh

LG LifeBand + Heart Rate Earphones – Samsung and Nike may have been the first to market with their line of biometric goods, but LG isn’t far behind with offerings of their own. The LG LifeBand resembles a close cousin of Nike’s Fuelband, however it does much more. The LifeBand is activated with a twist […]

5.12.14-00
May 12, 2014

5.12.14

By: Peter Yeh

Supreme x Vans - Supreme and Vans have a storied history with each season yielding more and more collaborations. This season saw one from Playboy and COMME des GARçONS SHIRT, but just like a television infomercial – “There’s more.” Releasing this Thursday are two new silhouettes. The classic Chukka and the Era come with a elaborate […]

5.10.14-05
May 10, 2014

5.10.14

By: Peter Yeh

Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm F/0.95 – If you got a Sony A7, then you owe it to yourself to grab this lens. The Mitakon Speedmaster has a ridiculously low f stop. With a maximum aperture of f/0.95 it chews up light like a black hole. Leave the flash at home, and feel free to drop down […]

5.9.14-05
May 9, 2014

5.9.14

By: Peter Yeh

A Bathing Ape Bape Soccer Collection – Hundreds of thousands are ascending on Brazil to cheer for their country in the World Cup, and you can bet there are streetwear fans among them. A Bathing Ape (BAPE) unveils their “Bape Soccer” collection that begins with a zip-up track jacket, and moves onto an expansive collection […]

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May 8, 2014

5.8.14

By: Peter Yeh

Oakley Carbon Blade -Oakley is no stranger to innovation, and deep inside their SoCal labs they are constantly finding composite material to make their sunglasses lighter and stronger. The Blade arrives with a lightweight frame made from hand-laid carbon fiber and titanium-forged hinges. These sort of details keep the Blade light and nearly indestructible. The […]

5.7.14-05
May 7, 2014

5.7.14

By: Peter Yeh

Context x Schott – Tucked in the capital of Wisconsin is a little menswear store by the name of Context. In the land of milk and cheese not many care about artisan denim or premium leather, but Context has crafted a following with their selection of brands. Recently Context got in touch with Schott to […]

5.6.14-02
May 6, 2014

5.6.14

By: Peter Yeh

Stussy x TEMBEA – Stussy looks for quality as they develop a pair of bags with the help of Japanese accessories brand TEMBEA. The approach that TEMBEA takes is minimalist with fine details in the construction. The bags are made with heavy duty paraffin wax-coated canvas to ensure they are waterproof and durable. The bag […]

5.5.14-05
May 5, 2014

5.5.14

By: Peter Yeh

Tanner Goods Bike Bags – A lot more people are taking the ultimate green approach to commuting by hopping on a bike. Getting exercise and saving gasoline is a great feeling, but soon comes the realization that not having a car means lacking that extra space for your crap. A good bike bag is essential […]

5.3.14-05
May 3, 2014

5.3.14

By: Peter Yeh

Reebok Classic Blacktop Basketball – Finding time for balling on hardwood is tough. Unless you have a membership at a spectacular gym, or keys to the local Y, you were relegated to asphalt. Reebok created the Blacktop series to take on street ball with thick rubber outsoles that were more durable. The silhouette of the […]

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May 2, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Kalamazoo Outdoor Pizza Oven – Who can resist a piping hot pizza? Certainly not one handmade in Michigan by Artisan Fire. The Kalamazoo Outdoor Pizza Oven churns out Neapolitan-style pies in mere minutes. The oven has adjustable top and bottom gas burners to make sure the pizza crust is crisp and char, and the cheese […]

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May 1, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Sneaker Freaker 30 – The man hasn’t stepped on the hardwood in a jersey in over 10 years, but sells more shoes than any active player today. Michael Jordan came out of North Carolina and set Nike ablaze and after a few decades Sneaker Freaker examines how Jordan mania is stronger now than it ever […]

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Apr 30, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Unityware – Clark Street Mercantile is a little store in Quebec that peddle things that are built to last. They recently embarked on creating their own collection of enamel cups that are ready to stand the test of time. Unityware is a joint partnership with Norquay Co. and handmade in Portland. The cups are made […]

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Apr 29, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Raised by Wolves Spring/Summer 2014 – It’s pretty easy to integrate wolves into your brand when its called Raised by Wolves (check out Chris Danforth’s post about them in our blog). The Canadian streetwear label is back at it for Spring and Summer 2014 and offers more than the regular staples. Alongside the requisite graphic […]

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Apr 28, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

John Mayer x NEIGHBORHOOD – Besides being a talented crooner John Mayer collects Swiss watches and is up on Japanese fashion designers. For over 10 years John Mayer has been seen in everything form visvim to Supreme, and now NEIGHBORHOOD is teaming up for a small capsule collection. The collection begins with a range of […]

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Apr 26, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting – If you ever stepped foot in Amoeba music, then you know that those who collect records are a special breed. The hobby is an exhausting search, and the sorting and organization is an ever-evolving process. Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting chronicles the collections and lives of 130 […]

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Apr 25, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

VYSK Q1 - It looks like another away from the NSA snooping on you is to turn your sleek svelte phone into a monstrosity. The new VYSK Q1 is a privacy case that promises to route your sensitive phone calls over their Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) with a flip of a switch. The case also […]

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Apr 24, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Leica T 701 – Leica gets into the compact interchangeable market with the newly announced T 701. The camera body is a testament to quality and detail. Milled from a single block of aluminum the body is hand polished for 45 minutes to achieve a smooth and matte finish. Inside the body is a 16.5 megapixel […]

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Apr 23, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Modern Sprout Plug-In-Planter – Living in the city has its perks, but one drawback is the lack of space. There isn’t any room for a garden when you’re subletting a room, but Modern Sprout has come up with a solution. All you need is a window that gets plenty of sunlight. The Plug-In-Planter has a […]

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Apr 22, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Hurley Phantom National Team Boardshorts – With all that Nike money Hurley built the Phantom boardshorts from the ground up. Using a special textile that is comprised of 60% that breathable, stretchable, quick drying, and extremely light. The Phantom boardshorts have already been a big hit, and now Hurley is trying to get their flagship […]

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Apr 21, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Supreme 20th Anniversary – Season after season, Supreme fans speculate on a drop of box logo T-shirts, and for close to ten years fans have been disappointed. With the New York boutique turning twenty, it will be box logo galore. Expect to see eight colorways of the coveted box logo for sale this Thursday, along […]

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Apr 19, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

HUF x Cheech & Chong – Before Cheech became an acclaimed artist and Chong did his bid, the duo were the original stoners. Their legend for celebrating smoke culture is being tapped by San Francisco-based HUF. The streetwear label turns up a collection that is a nod to the 1981 flick Nice Dreams. The small […]

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Apr 18, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

HopBox Home Brewing Kit – Brewing your own beer really isn’t all that difficult. With the right equipment you can be sipping your own swill in a matter of weeks. HopBox is a little home brew outfit that wants to help get you started. Everything you need to brew is housed in a stylish wooden […]

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Apr 17, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Focusrite iTrack Dock – A sound studio can cost a ton of money, but technology is opening doors for anyone to make music. The new iTrack Dock from Focusrite allows you to simply lay down tracks with an iPad. The dock acts as your hub and allows you to connect everything from your guitar, microphone, or […]

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Apr 16, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Cotopaxi – Besides existing as the stratovolcano in the Andes Cotopaxi has become the inspiration for an outdoor company in the United States. The goal of Cotopaxi (the brand, not the mountain) is to build superior outdoor equipment and selling it directly to the end user. A part of the proceeds then goes to help […]

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Apr 15, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Pentax 645z – Technology is racing towards clarity and the next rung on the ladder is 4k content. Pentax’s new 645z has a 51.4 megapixel sensor that has incredible video shooting capabilities and a top ISO of 204,800. What makes this camera a game changer is that it costs two-thirds less than the competing Hasselblad […]

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Apr 14, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Philips Norelco Laser Trimmer – If you are one of the lucky few to grow facial hair, then you owe it to the world to get a sweet chinstrap leprechaun. Shaping that sweet luscious beard is harder said than done, so Philips Norelco brings lasers to the world of trimming. The new T9285/41 9100 is a […]

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Apr 12, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Pit Barrel Cooker – Hobos were onto something when they started cooking over a discarded barrel. It turns out the cylinder steel drum makes an excellent cooker. Its height allows for a powerful and constant heat that is great for cooking meats. You can use the pit barrel as a BBQ grill, smoker, or slow […]

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Apr 11, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Chiefs Tobacco Bundle – Without the nicotine and the twenty or so added toxins, tobacco has a nice refreshing smell. Step into a fine cigar or pipe shop if you don’t believe me. Chiefs’ is blending the natural scent from tobacco with organic coconut oil, olive, and palm oil to make a premium soap and […]

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Apr 10, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Earl Sweatshirt x Lakai – Most of the members of Odd Future have a history with skate, but it was Earl Sweatshirt’s friendship with Lakai team rider Nakel Smith that opened the doors to this recent project. Earl has always admired Lakai’s Camby for its minimalist silhouette; the boat shoe-inspired skate sneaker arrives in four […]

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Apr 9, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Micro 3D Printer – Less than a year ago, the least expensive 3D printer was easily over $1,000. The cost barriers are quickly coming down and the Micro 3D printer may be purchased for as little as $199. The Micro 3D is made for the consumer market and small enough to fit on any desktop. […]

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Apr 8, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Naked & Famous Scratch-N-Sniff Jeans – Denim elitist can get pretty annoying, so it’s nice to see that Naked & Famous is still looking to find fun in a good pair of jeans. After the success of their painted jeans and their glow-in-the-dark dungarees comes the new Scratch-N-Sniff. The Vancouver based company begins with 100% […]

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Apr 7, 2014

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By: Peter Yeh

Supreme x Dead Kennedys – For Spring 2014, Supreme honors the Dead Kennedys with a collaborative capsule collection. The San Francisco-based hardcore punk band disrupted the scene in 1978 and continued to spread their satirical morbid humor against the cookie-cutter eighties. With Reagan in there for two terms, everyone needed a little help from the […]