MADE IN USA
New Balance Made in USA Distinct Collection: Explore by Sea
Taking inspiration from national parks, mid-century modern design and vintage skiwear, Boston-based New Balance's Made in USA series pays tribute to the country's history and culture with its thematic releases—while emphasizing its efforts in...
VALENTINES DAY 2016
A Foolproof Valentine's Day with Frederique's Choice
Frederique van der Wal (founder and chief creative officer of Frederique’s Choice) understands flowers—her homeland Holland even named a lily after her—so when worrying about Valentine's Day, we knew she was the right person to send all our flower...
Athleisure Wear From AEANCE
As materials and technology continue to develop in the world of clothing production, it makes sense that there is fervent interest in clothes that support active, athletic use while looking good in the process. These advancements and practices...
Future Glory Co Bags
Founded by Theresa Lee (whose resume includes a decade of working in design, from being Design Director at DODOcase to Art Director at Sephora/LVMH), SF-based Future Glory Co takes the art of bag design with sincerity. With four different collections...
Karen Mabon’s SS16 Rosebud Collection
Channeling the seductive stylings of Audrey Hepburn or Grace Kelly but with thoughtful, contemporary whimsy is UK illustrator Karen Mabon’s spring/summer 2016 Rosebud collection. The 2011 Royal College of Art graduate continues to combine elegance...
NEW YORK MENS FASHION WEEK
FEIT's Man vs Machine
When Tull Price first watched the 1982 experimental film "Koyaanisqatsi" (today a cult classic) many a year ago, the time-lapse and slow-motion sequences observing the relationship between humanity and Earth left a lasting impression. "I think...
NOE Garments Launches Swimwear
Founded by twin sisters, NOE Garments melds function and fashion in their thoughtfully made intimates that find sexiness in non-traditional styles and materials. From supportive zip-back racers to bras with thick, bold straps, NOE pieces encourage...
EARLY + Highsnobiety Leather Pouches
Continuing their series of 10th anniversary collaborations (which already include projects with Carhartt WIP, STAMPD and Puma), style and culture experts Highsnobiety have teamed up with Frankfurt-based accessories brand EARLY for a set of minimal...
Burds LDN Motorbike Apparel
Imagine a list of the most iconic styles of all times. Chances are biker apparel happens to be somewhere pretty high up. A new denim brand, Burds LDN, started in London by friends Ame Pearce and Tamara Bell, is made for women who want to balance...
DONT HUG ME IM SCARED
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared + Lazy Oaf
Yellow Guy, Red Guy and Duck Guy: the adorable, innocuous-looking puppets of the darkly humorous original series "Don't Hug Me I'm Scared" have become YouTube stars by taking viewers on unexpected "educational" journeys that go awry—involving bloody...
Hayley Elsaesser SS16: Carnival of Curiosity
Canadian designer Hayley Elsaesser knows how to have fun. In past seasons of her eponymous label (there are only a few, as she just graduated in 2012) you can spot Magic 8 Balls wearing cowboy hats, sunglasses "oozing" slime, unisex neon camo overalls...
FREUNDE VON FREUNDEN
Super Duper Hats
by Ivan Carvalho for Freunde von Freunden The role of Florence in the Renaissance is well documented, but many aren’t aware that the city on the banks of the Arno has another claim to fame: the birthplace of Italian fashion. In the 1950s, long...
Morgans Toiletries Subscription
Launched in late 2015, the Morgans subscription service hopes to never have you wandering into a drugstore for a late-night toothpaste pick-up ever again—or for shampoo, conditioner, toilet paper or deodorant for that matter. Every two months...
Golda by Studio Cue LA
You might not be as familiar with hiba as you are with Japan's more well-known native offering, the hinoki cypress, but its unique benefits are aplenty. The essential oil extracted from rare hiba wood, which can take 300 years to mature, is said...
Hurley + Cryptik Phantom Boardshort
For years now, graffiti and street artist Cryptik has placed his philosophically-driven, ornate works within public spaces around California. Further, he has sought to spearhead a greater movement with his pieces, encouraging viewers to gaze further...
ONE OF A KIND
Transforming Vintage Pieces, the Hus-Hus + Linder Collaboration
The Linder boutique in NYC has become a haven for all genders seeking that je ne sais quoi. There's an in-house collection of luxe basics (think high-waisted gold corduroy pants and oversized silk sweaters) plus pieces from like-minded brands such...
NEW YEARS STYLE
Combatant Gentlemen's New Year Essentials
While the holiday season is different in each hemisphere and celebrated differently from country to country and family to family, one commonality is the festive, spirited energy. This is furthered over the new year period, with a feeling that anything...
ROCK AND ROLL
ONE OF A KIND
For True Fans Only: Merch Junkies
It started out with a Bowie jacket NYC-based stylist and photographer Zara Mirkin made for herself. "I was always painting on the back of jackets and jeans," she tells CH. "The idea came about after I had so many people take photos of my Bowie jacket...
Art + Fashion: Collaborations and Connections Between Icons
Over its 224 pages, the stunning Art + Fashion: Collaborations and Connections Between Icons displays what occurs when high fashion and art collide. From the surreal lobster dress by Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli and Salvador Dalí to the...
Naadam does cashmere right, by responsibly sourcing the best materials possible. The luxury knitwear brand partnered with nomadic herders raising Hircus goats in the Mongolian Steppe. The fine, warm undercoats are harvested by hand each spring...
Gillette's Gentlemen's Guide to Effortlessness
Oftentimes, it's unfortunate that style decisions have to be made in the morning. For some, there's a sense of haste, while others aren't ready to commit to strong options before having their morning coffee. Because of this, style can be sacrificed...
SOCKS WITH STYLE
Six Pairs of Warm Socks with Style
More than just a stocking stuffer, socks have become a gift in their own right. It seems that with each passing year, people grow more comfortable wearing socks with a little (or a lot of) personality. And, with the onset of winter, warmth is key—but...
GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK
Jax and Bones Holiday Rope Dog Toys
Jax and Bones makes eco-friendly, quality pet bedding that has even the human owners a little envious, as well as durable rope toys that will put on smile on both you and your dog's faces. Each cotton rope toy is dyed using non-toxic vegetable...
Askov Finlayson + Marvel Bar Candles
Minneapolis favorites—retailer Askov Finlayson and its sister Marvel Bar—launched their first candle collaboration in 2014 and it's graced the bar at CH HQ since. Inspired by the Marvel Bar's hand-crafted cocktails, the team collaborated with an...
MADE IN USA
Customized Made-in-USA Shirts by Ratio
Off-the-rack is so passé. Denver-based Ratio Clothing offers quality custom-made shirts at a fair price, all the while keeping manufacturing in a North Carolina factory—a union shop where employees earn a living wage. Fill out a brief survey to...