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SHOPPING: TIMEX

SHOPPING: TIMEX

We all know Timex whether it was via their Disney partnership, your parent’s watches or just because you like inexpensive, chic, and vintage inspired watches! Timex is celebrating its 160th anniversary this year and all I can say is that they are truly spot on with their trendy olive green or bicolor leather bracelets, their...
SHOPPING: BOMBER JACKETS

SHOPPING: BOMBER JACKETS

Bomber jackets are a must-have. Their slim fit, whether they stick to a military style or are updated with new features (textures, fabrics, colors…), offer to almost anyone a cool and sexy silhouette. I’ve six of them reflecting the current trends from the classic one, very military inspired, to the most exuberant styles. Private White V.C. Shop it...
SHOPPING: CAMPER FW14

SHOPPING: CAMPER FW14

The new Fall Winter season marks a new direction for Camper with former Mugler designer Romain Kremer as a creative director. While you can still identify Camper’s aesthetic, the line has clearly taken a new path. The classic Pelotas for example, Camper’s iconic shoe, has received a futuristic treatment with a nylon like material or glossi soft...
SHOPPING: ADIDAS x NIGO

SHOPPING: ADIDAS x NIGO

After Pharrell, Adidas teamed up with Japanese streetwear icon Nigo for a vintage inspired capsule collection including footwear and apparel. This new collaboration celebrates the origins of the streetwear cultures through a series of revisited staples such as the varsity jacket or the ZX 500 and Superstar 80 sneakers.
SHOPPING: KTZ

SHOPPING: KTZ

Marjan Pejoski or the unstoppable ascension of a new Guru. Every KTZ collection is a powerful manifesto celebrating obscure cults and sportswear. These symbols can be seen as devotions to a new (or past) God, an emblem protecting you against the demons or apocalypse. Black Terrycloth Appliqué Quilted Bomber Shop it here. Black & White Mock Fur Logo Sweatshirt...
SHOPPING: NEIL BARRETT

SHOPPING: NEIL BARRETT

Minimalist master Neil Barrett established himself thanks to his subtle collections mixing classic tailoring with streetwear pieces. His graphic sweatshirts and sweaters have become part of his signature for their playful textures, shapes and colors. Check out my selects from MrPorter.com. Click on the image PANELLED BONDED-JERSEY SWEATSHIRT Shop it here PANELLED GRAINED-LEATHER AND BONDED-JERSEY...
SHOPPING: REEBOK CLASSIC LEATHER NIGHT

SHOPPING: REEBOK CLASSIC LEATHER NIGHT

Reebok just released these really cool leather sneakers with an iridescent snake print along with a black/white speckle sole. I really like this new take, adding a fun reinterpretation to this classic. It’s also quite rare to see sportswear brands using this material (besides sometimes Nike) so it’s clearly worth the attention.
NOW: ITOKAWA FILM FW14

NOW: ITOKAWA FILM FW14

The new ITOKAWA FILM Fall Winter collection offers to Samuel Membery and James Ari King , the two creative minds behind the London based brand, an opportunity to purge their vision from any ostentatious elements. Their mutual obsession for a slick silhouette plays delicately with fabric or length contrasts inviting here and there a few abstract illustrations, part also...
SHOPPING: PENDLETON BY NIKEiD

SHOPPING: PENDLETON BY NIKEiD

Nike and Pendleton continue to explore their ongoing collaboration through NIKEiD bringing together the best of two worlds, Nike’s unmatched achievement and Pendleton’s craftsmanship and heritage.  The limited edition features Pendleton’s Umatilla  tartan fabric, symbol of the Oregon based company since 1924. The collection includes eight iconic silhouettes — the Nike Roshe Low and Mid, Nike SB...
SHOPPING: KITH NYC

SHOPPING: KITH NYC

KITH, the NYC sneaker mecca just reopened adding 3,000-square-foot to its original store in SoHo. For the occasion, Kith release a limited edition called Never Forget to support 9/11 victims (the store donated $15,000 at the occasion). You will find sneakers made in collaboration with Adidas and also a range of apparel (crewneck, poncho, jacket and cap)...
SHOPPING: PURIFIED x CRAIG GREEN

SHOPPING: PURIFIED x CRAIG GREEN

Purified continues its uncompromised journey by collaborating with London Collection: Men’s enfant terrible aka Craig Green. Dominic Webster, Purified’s founder, invited Craig to design two new styles, heavy soled derby and a boot in high shine leather. These pieces are an exploration of the buckle and harness as functional or decorative elements of the shoe. You can find them at Dover...
SHOPPING: CALVIN KLEIN COLLECTION AT DSM NY

SHOPPING: CALVIN KLEIN COLLECTION AT DSM NY

I always think of a creative process as a way to refine your vision and capture its essence. Looking at the Fall Winter Calvin Klein Collection displayed at Dover Street Market NY, I couldn’t help but think of this decade under the creative direction of Italo Zucchelli and how this constant conversation between the massive Calvin Klein heritage and Italo’s vision has grown....
SHOPPING: ADIDAS x RICK OWENS

SHOPPING: ADIDAS x RICK OWENS

Less is more, right? The Rick Owens collection for Adidas reprises its now famous Tech Runner changing the round edges from last season to sharp edges amplifying the futuristic and aggressive design. While it’s clearly not for everyone, you have to admit the bold take and unique vision.
SHOPPING: ACNE STUDIOS FW14

SHOPPING: ACNE STUDIOS FW14

I’m quite surprised to have not featured Acne Studios sooner. The Scandinavian collective has established itself in its own special category managing a quite successful denim line with both menswear and womenswear getting enthusiastic reviews season after season. What we do like about it? Certainly its slick aesthetic in a pure Northern Europe tradition (less is more) mixed with a...
SHOPPING: PRADA MICRO PRINT ACCESSORIES

SHOPPING: PRADA MICRO PRINT ACCESSORIES

Looking at this new Prada accessories line and its playful pattern, I can’t help but think of summertime and those long afternoon spent by the pool. Prada just re-edited a small series of accessories (shopping bag, briefcase and document wallet) featuring an exclusive pattern by the British house Holliday & Brown. Created in 1919, Holliday & Brown made a...
SHOPPING: LEATHER JACKETS

SHOPPING: LEATHER JACKETS

This is the time of the year where you want to channel your post-Williamburg neo-Bushwick inner style with a leather jacket. Obviously, the ideal one would be a vintage, but these reinterpretations are pretty solid. Check out my selects. Juun J Shop it here Clean, sharp, Juun J’s designs are always quintessential. Acne Shop it...
SHOPPING: LOUIS W. FOR A.P.C

SHOPPING: LOUIS W. FOR A.P.C

In-house designer Louis Wong continues his iteration of APC around the concept of the perfect jacket. While still a side project for Louis, the series has grown in popularity. The capsule collection, while paying homage to vintage outerwear, is also influenced by French cinema from the 60’s / 70’s and its insolent and rebellious freedom. Louis teamed up with directors...
SHOPPING: FRED PERRY - SOHO NEON COLLECTION

SHOPPING: FRED PERRY – SOHO NEON COLLECTION

Fred Perry celebrates the heart of London’s nightlife and home of so many subcultures, aka SOHO. Each piece has been enhanced with vibrant accents of orange, green, red or yellow to pay homage to the neons signs. For the occasion, the Laurel Wreath was also reimagined using the same electric color palette. Check out the video below.
SHOPPING: GARRETT LEIGHT FW14

SHOPPING: GARRETT LEIGHT FW14

Back to basics! For this season, Garrett Leight went back to his core collection updating some of his favorites styles. A few of them are now available for the first time as opticals (Wellesley, Dewey, Washington) or as sunglasses like the Bentley. Two other iconic frames, the Dillon and Wilson, have been slightly made larger to fit different face types. The result,...
SHOPPING: PONY M-100 LE

SHOPPING: PONY M-100 LE

Pony continues to celebrate its heritage with its first collaboration with Harlem based mecca of sneakers, Atmos. The high tops are a full-on hommage to performance basketball sneakers as made in the 80’s featuring chunky rubber and nubuck accents. As you can also see, this new edition was updated with a wool silhouette giving it...
SHOPPING: ADIDAS x RAF SIMONS FW14

SHOPPING: ADIDAS x RAF SIMONS FW14

Sneakers are for men what handbags are for women. Almost each season seems to bring a newcomer and a handful of mind blowing styles. As you might know by now, the Adidas x Raf Simons series is my favorite. For this season, two new boots were introduced. Called the Bunny Bounce, their styles reprise a...