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SHOPPING: GITMAN VINTAGE SHIRTS

SHOPPING: GITMAN VINTAGE SHIRTS

Gitman Vintage shirts are the epitome of the cool shirts. Part of the Gitman Bros family but only reserved for the cool retailers, the Vintage series offers all you can expect from a made in USA shirt (craftsmanship, excellent fabric quality) with a contemporary take whether is the print (often quite eccentric) or the fit (more...
SHOPPING: NIKELab ACG

SHOPPING: NIKELab ACG

Nike is redefining the future of sportswear one more time with the relaunch of its line ACG under the NikeLab label. Berlin-based designer Errolson Hugh, co-founder of Acronym®, an independent design agency focused on the unification of style and technology in apparel, was invited to join his creative force with the Nike design team. Using the in-house technology (Nike...
SHOPPING: 4 CLASSIC SCENTS

SHOPPING: 4 CLASSIC SCENTS

My personal tastes have singularly evolved towards sophisticated and unknown brands mostly because I’ve been wearing perfumes for quite some time now. I felt the need to explore new horizons. But with that being said, friends and readers have always asked me what to wear. So I’ve made a simple selection (all from Sephora and...
SHOPPING: HESCHUNG SHOES

SHOPPING: HESCHUNG SHOES

It all started in 1934 with the creation of the Schlitteur heavy-duty boot. Far in the Northern Alsace (east of France), Eugene Heschung decided to establish his own business after 14 years in the industry. First supported by the major industrial activity in Alsace, the brand started developing all sorts of boots, from hiking to competition skiing. 80...
SHOPPING: ASOS'S BACKPACKS

SHOPPING: ASOS’S BACKPACKS

Asos makes fun and affordable backpacks. So if you are like me (ie a different backpack for different look), Asos is the best source. Discover below some of my favorites currently on my e-shop. Part of them are in promotion and under $50! (Just type Asos in the search to find more styles).
SHOPPING: COLORBLOCKED SWEATERS

SHOPPING: COLORBLOCKED SWEATERS

It’s not because it’s cold outside that we can’t look smart! I’ve selected from my e-shop some bold and some more classic colorblocked sweaters designed by three independent designers. First, the London-based designer Hentsch Man and their colourful sweaters, then Industry Of All Nations, a sustainable studio sourcing fabrics from cooperatives around the world, and...
SHOPPING: FJALLRAVEN / NATIVE SHOES

SHOPPING: FJALLRAVEN / NATIVE SHOES

Seasons in New York are extremes. It’s no news for anyone living here unless you are me. I’m in a constant denial ! For instance, I naively thought that buying winter boots in August would help me prepare for and accept the cold, sleet, snowstorms, and the 5 hours of daylight but I dramatically failed...
WANT LES ESSENTIELS DE LA VIE FW14

WANT LES ESSENTIELS DE LA VIE FW14

It can be strenuous to find in this overly saturated accessories market a simply designed bag, the one you will have for a while, with unique trendy details, but not excessively loud or expensive. Launched in 2006 in Montreal, Byron and Dexter, the two of the co-founders behind WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie, have consciously...
SHOPPING: MYKITA MYLON COLLECTION

SHOPPING: MYKITA MYLON COLLECTION

Mykita Mylon series is certainly the most avant-garde and complex technology on the market right now. Made of layers of super-fine polyamide powder turned via CO2 laser sintering (some sort of thermo collage) into three-dimensional objects, the Mylon technology offers infinite creative possibilities and extremely lightweight and seamless frames. The new Glacier collection elevates the traditional mountain climbing eyewear mixing classic silhouettes with...
SHOPPING: COMME DES GARCONS PLAY

SHOPPING: COMME DES GARCONS PLAY

We all need a Comme des garcons Play t-shirt (or polo shirt) in our wardrobe. They are fun, sometimes quirky, no-brainer and most importantly they will always make you look cool (just in case you needed more credit!). And with a price range between $105 and $150, they also make the perfect gift! Check out my favorite styles...
SHOPPING: NIKE ESCAPE COLLECTION

SHOPPING: NIKE ESCAPE COLLECTION

Finally a new Nike Sportswear Escape Pack! While Nike has released similar Escape pack since 1988, it has been a moment since we had a such exciting one. For the occasion, Nike updated four of its classics, the Air Max 1, the Air Max 90, the Air Max 95 and the Internationalist Mid in earthy leathers. The result is elegant layering of creamy...
SHOPPING: MIAMI ART BASEL EDITION

SHOPPING: MIAMI ART BASEL EDITION

Miami Art Basel starts today transforming the entire city into a cultural hub jam-packed with jet setters, fashion editors and eventually art critics. Since some of the resort collections are already available on my eshop, I’m using this opportunity to feature some of my favorites including (left to right) Christopher Kane, Orlebar Brown, Robinson les Bains,...
OPENING CEREMONY GIFT GUIDE - PART 2

OPENING CEREMONY GIFT GUIDE – PART 2

Opening Ceremony – Cube hand crewneck and pants  Opening Ceremony – Boots Each season, OC celebrates a new country inviting new designers and also designing a capsule collection inspired by their icons and myths. Inspired by a Belgian legend (Brabo, a young Roman soldier, slayed a giant and flung his hand into a River),  OC created this surrealist pattern...
SHOPPING: SSENSE.COM SALES

SHOPPING: SSENSE.COM SALES

Yeaaah! The winter sales are officially here with markdowns up to 50%! Check out my e-shop selects all powered by Ssense.com. Richard Nicoll Shop it here J.W.Anderson Shop it here Juun J Shop it here Kenzo Shop it here JohnLawrenceSullivan Shop it here
SHOPPING: PRADA NEXT

SHOPPING: PRADA NEXT

After a first series released last spring, Prada just launched five new colorways of their iconoclast Prada Next. While they might look at first as a departure from the classic Prada sneaker, the Next is a continuation of Muccia Prada’s obsession for architecture, industrial design and technical materials. Behind the chunky features lay a desire...
SHOPPING: OPENING CEREMONY GIFT GUIDE

SHOPPING: OPENING CEREMONY GIFT GUIDE

The Holiday season is officially here! Whether you like it or not, you’d better suck it up and be nice to your dear ones. So to help you out, I made a gift guide in collaboration with Opening Ceremony. Here is the first part special accessories. Master & Dynamic Master & Dynamic’s headphones feature high-performance components...
SHOPPING: KAIBOSH FW14

SHOPPING: KAIBOSH FW14

Kaibosh’s statement is quite simple: they want to offer affordable and contemporary eyewear. The only requirement is that you have to be truly passionate and ready to challenge your standards. Launched in 2013 in Bergen, Norway, Kaibosh sells mostly through their website to keep their prices as low ast possible while focusing on their collections, an original mix of extravagant and...
SHOPPING: RAF SIMONS FW14

SHOPPING: RAF SIMONS FW14

Raf Simons’s fascination for arts reached a new level when he decided to co-sign his fall-winter collection with construction worker turned multimedia artist Sterling Ruby. Their mutual love for music, experimental arts and visual arts clearly helped them to create this patchwork of influences from Jackson Pollock’s drip technique, punk’s bleached fabrics, Barbara Kruger’s subliminal messages and other pop...
SHOPPING: ENDLESS SUMMER TEES

SHOPPING: ENDLESS SUMMER TEES

We are not that deep into winter and I’m feeling nostalgic and needing to escape the city for a nice and exotic destination. So just to pass the time until we get there, here is a short t-shirt selection from my eshop, most of them around $50 by MSGM, Quality Peoples and Soulland. Just click...
SHOPPING: BARACUTA AND YORK STREET

SHOPPING: BARACUTA AND YORK STREET

The classic Harrington jacket has a long and curious history. From Elvis Presley and Ivy League to the Mods and skinhead movements, this jacket has seen all sort of adopters since its creation in the 1930s in the UK. Baracuta, one of the first companies to have ever made them, has constantly maintained their British...
SHOPPING: LEVIS CALIFORNIA FW14

SHOPPING: LEVIS CALIFORNIA FW14

Sustainable brand Alternative just teamed up with Levis to feature their new Levi’s California Collection. Inspired by the 1960s and taking a modern look at the brand’s history, the capsule collection is bold and fresh with styles and fabrics that truly embody the casual West Coast attitude and lifestyle of modern California mountain men. The...