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DESIGN
CYCLING
COLLABORATIONS
HEADPHONES
RAPHA
TECH ACCESSORIES
BANG AND OLUFSEN
CYCLING CULTURE
Rapha + Bang & Olufsen: BeoPlay H6
Combining cycling and headphones doesn’t immediately sound like the safest or most practical idea, but when London-based cycling accessories- and apparel-maker Rapha and Danish audio technology pioneers Bang & Olufsen team up, it’s bound to be a...
SNEAKERS
NIKE
SPORTSWEAR
FOOTWEAR
APPS
IOS
USER EXPERIENCE
ECOMMERCE
ADIDAS ORIGINALS
Buy and Sell Sneakers on Slang
Sneakers started as a utilitarian answer to the need for performance shoes in athletics, and over the last 60-odd years, they have transformed from functional footwear to status symbol to even art pieces. Sneakers are a culture with nuance, rich...
ART
RESTAURANTS
MURALS
ARTISTS
NYC
JAPANESE CULTURE
IZAKAYA TEN
IZAKAYAS
JUBAN
Juban Carries on the Mural of Izakaya Ten
While izakayas—or Japanese pubs that serve snacks to accompany beer, sake and shōchū—are plentiful in Japan, they're a rare find outside the country. For a long time, Izakaya Ten was the NYC go-to for authentic but approachable Japanese bar experience...
OUTDOORS
COLLABORATIONS
SHOES
RUNNING
BACKPACKS
TOPO DESIGNS
MADE IN USA
HORWEEN LEATHER
SALOMON
TRAIL RUNNING
Topo Designs + Salomon Collection
For most outdoor brands, the chief objective of their products is to heighten the outdoor experience—whether that means keeping you dry in a sudden downpour or making a piece of gear that's so faithful it becomes an adventure companion. Colorado...
LONDON
SKATEBOARDING
COLLABORATIONS
SPORTSWEAR
ADIDAS
ADIDAS ORIGINALS
PALACE SKATEBOARDS
SPRING 2015
Palace Skateboards + Adidas Originals Spring 2015
London's Palace Skateboards has quickly grown from a core skateboard company into a global streetwear phenomenon. Drawing on a '90s vibe that is uniquely London and notably grimy, Palace embodies a time, place and attitude—and their collaborations...
FURNITURE
VINTAGE
SHOPPING
NYC
POSTALCO
DESIGN STORES
WEST VILLAGE
BRVTVS
CALLIOPE
SUB ROSA
Calliope
When the digital world closes in, it's only natural to seek an analog oasis. Online shopping never includes the smells, sights and chance encounters that can make a shopping experience special. Calliope, Michael and Caroline Ventura's new West Village...
VINTAGE
CYCLING
WOOL
BIKES
RAPHA
BREATHABLE
VISIBILITY
GIRO
CYCLING APPAREL
MINIMAL DESIGN
POC
Three Fresh Cycling Kits for Spring
With road riding season upon us here in the Northern Hemisphere, we're eagerly assembling our gear for everything from Saturday centuries to weekday laps in the park. As much as one's kit is a matter of function, it's also an avenue of expression...
ITALY
CALIFORNIA
CYCLING CULTURE
CYCLING HISTORY
EROICA
VINTAGE BIKES
Vintage Bikes, Gravel and Wine in Water Bottles: Eroica California
Leave your Lycra at home, forget about carbon fiber, stop meticulously counting the grams of your new crankset and prepare for a healthy dose of fatigue. At the inaugural Eroica California ride—part of the Italy-based Eroica series of non-competitive...
BAGS
BROOKLYN
CYCLING
BACKPACKS
TIMBUK2
BIKE COMMUTING
RED HOOK CRIT
Timbuk2 Red Hook Crit Travel Backpack
Every year the streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn are blocked off and track bikes take over. But this isn't just a ride where the weekend warrior can show up, it's the Red Hook Crit and it's arguably the most prestigious event of its kind. Combining urban...
OUTDOORS
JAPAN
CAMPING
SNOW PEAK
CLIMBING
BACKPACKING
STOVES
CAMP STOVES
Two New Camp Stoves from Snow Peak
Spending time outside is always made a little better with a few comforts from home. A hot meal and a fresh cup of coffee at the base of a climb or deep in the wilderness is a welcomed luxury. Japanese outdoor brand Snow Peak has two new compact and...
LONDON
BERLIN
GERMANY
OFFICE
HOME
MAPS
PRINTING
LITHOGRAPHS
CARTOGRAPHY
FUTURE MAPPING COMPANY
LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTS
Future Mapping Company Berlin
Though maps began as utility-minded reference tools, they've always had artistic elements. From elaborate compass roses and sea monsters that lurk near remote coastlines to carefully selected color palettes, the aesthetics of maps sometimes even trump...
SPORTS
CYCLING
EYEWEAR
SUNGLASSES
VANCOUVER
RUNNING
TRAINING
WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY
RECON
WEARABLES
HEADS UP DISPLAY
Recon Instruments: Jet Smart Glasses
Wearable technology presents no shortage of possibilities, applications, innovations and, of course, challenges. Though Google has put Glass on hold (for now), other more specialized tech-enabled eyewear concepts are becoming very real consumer products...
OUTDOORS
JACKETS
HIKING
CAMPING
OUTERWEAR
GORETEX
MOUNTAINEERING
GEAR AID
Keeping Outerwear Alive with Gear Aid
As jacket season tentatively draws to an end here in the Northern Hemisphere, we're taking stock of the wear and tear on this season's gear. Even the most durable materials take a few hits after an active season, but it's no reason to retire them...
BOOKS
ILLUSTRATION
POP ART
ANDY WARHOL
ALBUM COVER ART
RECORD COVERS
VELVET UNDERGROUND
Andy Warhol: The Complete Commissioned Record Covers
Charting the influence and legacy of Andy Warhol, it's clear there's no area of pop culture he didn't dabble in or leave an indelible mark on. Music was a major area of exploration for the late artist, acting as a producer and art director for The...
LEATHER
HANDMADE
RECYCLING
HATS
CANVAS
INDIGO
BRIXTON
RECLAIMED MATERIALS
Brixton's ReStitched Collection
As the cliche goes: when life gives you lemons you make lemonade. Alternately, when you find a great vintage piece that doesn't fit, Oceanside, California-based Brixton will make a hat for you. With their new "ReStitched" collection, the brand scoured...
BOOKS
SURFING
CHILE
CONSERVATION
PATAGONIA
SHORT FILMS
FARM LEAGUE
THE FISHERMAN'S SON
The Fisherman's Son
One fateful day, a surfer visiting the small Chilean town of Punta de Lobos gave a broken surfboard to one of the local kids playing in the shore break. This child was Ramón Navarro, the son of a subsistence fisherman born and raised on the ocean...
INTERIORS
OFFICE
HOME
PHILIPPE STARCK
MILAN
VITRA
FURNITURE DESIGN
STORYTELLING
DESIGN STORES
MEMPHIS GROUP
The Modern Archive
Building on the mid-century modern movement that included architecture and design greats like Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames and Arne Jacobsen, the Memphis Group of the 1980s sought to inject avant-garde into design. The Milan-based movement...
ART
STREET ART
HOTELS
MURALS
PAINTING
MEXICO
PUBLIC ART
TULUM
ZAMAS
Public Art in Tulum
Over the past few years, Tulum has become the go-to destination for a relaxing but unique beach vacation. While the sleepy town is just two hours south of the high-rise and fast-food-laden strip of beach known as Cancun, it's a world away. As the cozy...
PHOTOGRAPHY
BOOKS
HISTORY
ART HISTORY
PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS
FILM PHOTOGRAPHY
Photography Visionaries
There's no shortage of beautiful, high-quality photography books on offer, but it's always a pleasure to leaf through a tome and be transported to the time and place each photo represents. It's rare for a photography book to consider the larger place...
WATCHES
FRANCE
SKATEBOARDING
COLLABORATIONS
DESIGNERS
FOOTWEAR
NIXON
ER SOULIERS DE SKATE
ER Souliers de Skate + Nixon
Footwear designer Eugène Riconneaus got his start in luxury women's shoes, but his heart was always in the streets. Inspired by skateboarding, subversive street culture and the desire to stay forever young, Riconneaus embarked on a new line of eponymous...
KITCHEN
HOME
WATER
SUSTAINABLE
KICKSTARTER
BPA-FREE
SOMA
WATER FILTERS
Soma 10-Cup Water Filter Pitcher
Every so often a design for a common object resonates and forces us to rethink items often dubbed basics. The water pitcher is a common ware for interpretation, with memorable iterations by designers from Tom Dixon to Antonio Aricó. Fewer stunning...
OUTDOORS
EXERCISE
CANADA
CLOTHING
RUNNING
MONTREAL
SPORTSWEAR
HATS
APPAREL
CIELE ATHLETICS
New Caps from Ciele Athletics
It's never been easier to dress well when working out. The rise of athletic-to-casual crossover clothing (dubbed by some as "athleisure") means comfort, style, function and performance can all come in one garment. Now that Flyknits and fashion sweats...
ACCESSORIES
CYCLING
LEATHER
GLOVES
MADE IN ENGLAND
HERITAGE BRANDS
LEATHER ACCESSORIES
CYCLING CULTURE
BIKE GLOVES
BRANCALE
Brancale's Leather Cycling Gloves
In the neon heyday of the '80s, Italian cycling brand Brancale was something of a fixture in the peloton at the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia. Known for their shoes, helmets and day-glow shades, the brand disappeared somewhat mysteriously...
DENIM
LEVI'S
SPRING
JEANS
UNISEX
CARHARTT WIP
NUDIE JEANS
LIGHT DENIM
Light Denim for Spring
The world of denim is a wide one to say the least. With roots in workwear, the fabric staple has become a casual (and more recently) everyday wardrobe standby. The myriad types of denim, along with the range of cuts and colors is a continual source...
CHOCOLATE
SNACKS
LOS ANGELES
CHOCOLATIERS
COCOA
DONUTS
COMPARTéS
Creative Combinations from Compartés Chocolate
There's no such thing as too much chocolate. Though single origin bars are an excellent taste experience in the nuances of cocao from place to place, there's something to be said for the inventive and unexpected. Los Angeles-based Compartés Chocolate...
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