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APPAREL
ATHLETIC APPAREL
CASUAL
MADE IN USA
NYC
OUTDOOR VOICES
RUNNING
SPORTSWEAR
Minimalist Sportswear from Outdoor Voices
Striking a balance between technical sportswear and casual apparel, NYC-based Outdoor Voices is rethinking the way we suit up for workouts. The young brand's line of men's and women's athletic apparel is packed with technical, sports-focused features...
HATS
HOLIDAYS
LONDON
STYLE
WINTER
WOOL
YARN
Boys Will be Boys Collection by Wool and the Gang
As temperatures continue to drop in the Northern Hemisphere, it's officially the season to begin wrapping up. Just in time, the beautifully groomed and crafty designers at Wool and the Gang introduce their new ready-made collection for men, titled...
COLLABORATION
DEVO
DESIGN
EYEWEAR
FRAMES
ICONS
SUNGLASSES
Mark Mothersbaugh + Shane Baum Eyewear
As a member of Devo, Mark Mothersbaugh is often recognized by his iconic assortment of spectacular spectacles. Now he's sharing his love for unique glasses by launching a collection of eyewear in collaboration with his wife Anita Greenspan and designer...
DESIGNERS
GIFTS
HOLIDAYS
POPUPS
SHOPPING
STARTUPS
SWEDEN
TICTAIL
RETAIL SPACES
NYC
Discover New Designers at Tictail's Holiday Pop-Up
For most well-meaning shoppers, finding the right gift is a challenge—let alone chancing upon something that's truly unique. Sourcing products from independent designers and brands around the world, Stockholm-based web commerce platform Tictail opened...
BARCELONA
COATS
INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS
MOHAIR
OUTERWEAR
WOMENSWEAR
Mohair #2 Collection by Datura
After eight years of working in the fashion industry—including a brand under her own name—Majorca-raised Stefania Borras uses her collected experiences to hit all the right marks with her line, Datura. Launched last year, Datura is designed in New...
EMERGING DESIGNER
FASHION
INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS
INSTAGRAM
JASON WU
SEAPUNK
SUMMER
SWIMSUITS
TAIWAN
YOUNG TALENT
Clay Project Swimwear by John Yuyi
To succinctly describe John Yuyi is like trying to pin down the finite details of a colorful dream you just woke from before it vanishes from memory. This is especially true because the young Taipei-born fashion designer/art director is just beginning...
ONLINE SHOPPING
OUTDOOR
RETAILERS
SWEDEN
WESTERLIND
WOOLPOWER
GEAR
MOUNTAINS
SNOW PEAK
WILDERNESS
Westerlind: Online Shopping for the Outdoors
Since 2007, Swedish entrepreneur and outdoor enthusiast Andrea Westerlind has been seeking out the most effective, timeless wilderness gear from all corners of the globe. A third generation member of a Swedish fashion house, Westerlind began working...
CLOTHING
GRAPHIC DESIGN
ILLUSTRATION
LONDON
MENSWEAR
STYLE
APPAREL
HERESY
Heresy Menswear
Serial creatives Dominic Owen and his Heresy partner Jasper Dunk are a London-based duo making wardrobe staples that span band-collar button downs and classic pocket tees to ball caps and beanies. But through it all, the modest illustrators stick...
COLOGNE
FLORAL
MATT SHLIAN
NYC
PACKAGE DESIGN
PAPER
PERFUME
SCULPTURE
UNISEX
The White Line Fragrance Collection by Odin New York
Though Odin New York is often touted as a men's lifestyle boutique, the brand is inching toward the androgynous. This is especially apparent in the cult following of its fragrances, which have developed a unisex fan base despite most often landing...
INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS
RECYCLING
SUSTAINABILITY
SUSTAINABLE FASHION
UPCYCLING
COATS
OUTERWEAR
WOMENSWEAR
Wintervacht Revives Decades-Old Blankets as Wool Coats
Upon a first look at Wintervacht's brightly hued wool coats—from plum purple and canary yellow to curious patterns that evoke lava lamps or colorful chess boards—it's almost impossible to believe that in their past life, these coats were old blankets...
AUSTRALIA
MELBOURNE
SWIMWEAR
WOMENSWEAR
ONE PIECES
SWIMSUITS
Low Lives Swimwear
Melbourne, Australia-based brand Low Lives is less than a year old and their second collection is arriving just in time for summer—summer Down Under, at least. With laid-back, sporty one-pieces and bikinis that bear words like "Babewatch" and "High...
MADE IN USA
NYC
OUTERWEAR
OWNER OPERATOR
SNOWBOARDING
WINTER
INDEPENDENT BUSINESS
Owner Operator, Snowboard Outerwear Made in the USA
At its inception, snowboarding was beyond a fringe sport—it was forbidden. While corporate sponsors, TV deals and tail grabs on Wheaties boxes are now a part of the sport, the early days were marked by rebellion and inventive pioneers who went against...
E-COMMERCE
GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK
SOCIAL BUSINESS
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
ETHICALLY MADE
HIV/AIDS
To The Market: A New Online Platform for Conscious Shopping
While "conscious shopping" has become a buzz phrase of late, when it's coming from a former Counterterrorism Advisor at the US Department of State, you pay attention. Jane Mosbacher Morris, who also worked at the same department's Secretary's Office...
FOOTWEAR
MENSWEAR
NYC
SHOES
STORE DESIGN
STYLE
BOOTS
LOAFERS
Jack Erwin NYC Fitting Room
In the world of men's formal footwear, few brands offer worthwhile options for under a handful of hundreds. NYC-based Jack Erwin hopes to change this. With three collections spanning brogues, loafers, wingtips and boots, the one-year-old brand delivers...
BAGS
BROOKLYN
GEAR
HANDMADE
LUGGAGE
STYLE
TRAVEL
WINTER
d'emploi Holiday 2014 Collection
As we've seen in the past, waxed cotton is the material of choice for Brooklyn's d'emploi. Thankfully, that preference continues in their latest drop, geared toward holiday travel and defending against wet fall and early winter weather. Building...
ACCESSORIES
CHICAGO
DIY
FASHION
HANDCRAFTED
INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS
JEWELRY
VINTAGE
House of Colunga Jewelry
Somewhere between mysticism and extraterrestrial fashion, Stephany Colunga built the eponymous House of Colunga, from which she produces her bewitching and surprisingly earthly jewelry line. Founded in Chicago in the spring of 2014, Colunga specializes...
BEIJING
CHINA
FASHION DESIGN
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
WOMENSWEAR
ECO-CONSCIOUS
ENVIRONMENT
Neemic: Sustainable Fashion from Beijing
Despite a growing awareness about sustainability, China is not yet one of the places where green ideas come to fruition. In particular, the local fashion industry isn't sensitive toward environmental issues and the textile industry in the south of...
CANDLES
GIFTS
HOME DECOR
KOBO
LOTTA JANSDOTTER
KOBO Candles + Lotta Jansdotter for Kikkerland
by Laura Feinstein As the daylight hours shrink and we inch ever closer to the festive holiday season, what better way to celebrate the impending winter solstice than with a few (expertly packaged) Nordic candles? Swedish designer Lotta Jansdotter...
SWISS MADE
UNIFORM WARES
WATCH DESIGN
WATCHES
DETAILS
LUXURY
TIMEPIECES
UK
Uniform Wares' New Swiss-Made Watches
After much acclaim for their minimalist, refined aesthetic—with innovative flourishes—the London design team behind Uniform Wares watches has upgraded their timepieces to all Swiss-made components. Since launching the brand five years ago, founders...
ACCESSORIES
BOOKS
ETHICALLY MADE
HANDMADE
KNITTING
LILY COLE
MADE IN UK
SUSTAINABILITY
LONDON
The North Circular's First Book: A Good Yarn
by Caroline Kinneberg Marking five years since friends and fellow models Lily Cole and Katherine Poulton launched their luxury ethical knitwear brand The North Circular, the duo recently released the book "A Good Yarn." The designs in the book...
CAMERA GEAR
CAMERA STRAPS
DIY
HANDMADE
LEATHER
LEICA
OREGON
PORTLAND
Great State Camerawear
In March of 2013, we discovered Great State Strap Company, makers of leather camera straps. Now, nearly a year later, Gary Tyler McLeod's modest operation has rebranded as Great State Camerawear, with new designs and updates on all originals. Still...
HANDMADE
HISTORY
INSTAGRAM
NYC
SHOES
SLIPPERS
STYLE
TRAVEL
TURKEY
The Sabah Dealer
Based in NYC, The Sabah reinvents the traditional handmade Turkish slipper with a modern silhouette. Founder Mickey Ashmore first fell in love with the slipper after receiving one as a gift while living in Istanbul four years ago. Comfort persuaded...
GARMENT DISTRICT
HATS
STREET STYLE
ACCESSORIES
HEADWEAR
PATAGONIA
MADE IN USA
NYC
GL NYC Hats by Gabriel Liberty
While Pharrell may be able to pull off vintage Vivienne Westwood hats—no matter how Smokey the Bear they look—those just warming up to headwear beyond baseball caps and beanies are in need of something that's contemporary yet wearable. Enter GL NYC...
AW14
ALTERNATIVE
COLLABORATIONS
LEVI'S
LEVI'S CALIFORNIA
PENDLETON
SUSTAINABLE
LIMITED EDITION
BEAMS
Levi's California + Alternative, Beams and Pendleton
Building on their impressive offering of limited garments in 2014, the newly minted Levi's California label comes correct for a limited holiday capsule collection featuring collaborations with Japan's beloved Beams and Pacific Northwest favorite...
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