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Primal Scream + Sky Ferreira: Where the Light Gets In
Prevailing Scottish band Primal Scream has enlisted Sky Ferreira for a track off their upcoming 11th LP Chaosmosis—set for release 18 March. "Where the Light Gets In" blends sparkly synths and an upbeat track for a thoughtful dance rock tune. And Ferreira...
CULTURE
AMTHST: Thug Passion
LA-based singer/songwriter Nite Jewel has joined forces with Bay Area rapper/producer Droop-E (it runs in the family: his dad is rapper E-40) for a power duo called AMTHST, and their first track "Thug Passion" is a doozie. Nite Jewel (aka Ramona Gonzalez...
STYLE
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...
STYLE
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...
STYLE
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...
DESIGN
3sixteen + Herman Miller
LES-based raw denim fiends 3sixteen advocate skilled craftsmanship and longevity—which is why they often post photos of their customers' faded, worn-in jeans after years of use. Thus, their special collaboration with design manufacturer Herman...
DESIGN
Jess Wilson + KITE Eyewear
Artist and illustrator Jess Wilson’s work is colorful, humorous and quirky, whether she’s writing out Manhattan street names to create a map of the island or drawing the best of British comedy shows for a poster. The British creative (who has previously...
CLOTHING_ACCESSORIES
Ace of Spades Lapel Pin
Luscious lips, a pink tongue, gold tooth and an ace of spades combine for this Explorer's Press lapel pin, designed by the talented Chloe Kovska. The one-inch pin (made from enamel and brass) combines luck and lust in a delightful design that will...
DESIGN
Unmade + It’s Nice That Collection
In the two and half years since its founding, London’s Unmade Studio has already made an impact on the UK fashion scene. Unmade and its collaborators make original knitwear designs, using industrial knitwear machines and the studio’s own computer...
STYLE
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...
STYLE
Pikkpack + Supermundane Shoes
Budapest-based Pikkpack offers a special kind of leather shoe: one that arrives at the doorstep in one flat piece, ready to be folded and sewn up with brightly colored shoelaces. Founder Sara Gulyas' careful design uses the least amount of material...
DESIGN
Public School + Tumi Pre-Fall Backpack and Tote
Following up their successful Fall 2015 collaboration, fashion innovator Public School and design-forward travel and lifestyle accessory brand TUMI have released their Pre-Fall 2016 capsule collection. Designed as part of Public School's first...
DESIGN
Creative Mess + Beach London's Artist-Designed Phone Cases
Cool Hunting favorite Beach London has worked with some of the most interesting illustrators in the UK today. Now, the gallery has teamed up with Creative Mess to give those artists a chance to test their creative skills on the tiny, functional...
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Jean Paul Gaultier Collaboration Tote Bag
Longtime amFAR supporter Jean Paul Gaultier worked in collaboration with the organization to make this bright and bold summer tote, which isn't only an inexpensive way of owning a piece by the French designer, but also (and more importantly) a way...
CULTURE
Missy Elliott feat. Pharrell Williams: WTF (Where They From)
Flashy, playful and high-energy, "WTF (Where They From)" is classic Missy Elliott. A snippet of the track—a collaboration with Pharrell Williams—was released a while back, but today the all-singing, all-dancing video was released, complete with marionette...
STYLE
Gorman + Camille Walala Collaboration
Talented East London-based artist (and CH favorite) Camille Walala has just teamed up with another brand, for yet another colorful and spirited collaboration. This time, Walala has joined forces with Australian clothing label, Gorman—founded in...
CLOTHING_ACCESSORIES
Fluffy Sweater
For those avoiding the "Sexy Potato" costumes or fake blood but still want to get into the Halloween spirit, Lazy Oaf's Casper collection is full of sweet yet spooky options. Our pick is the fluffy, powder pink sweater—which features the adorable ghost...
STYLE
Cole Haan + Mountain Hardwear’s ZerøGrand Lifestyle Collection
As long time fans and supporters of Cole Haan, CH continues to be impressed with their unexpected collaborations and the resulting products. And there was definitely an element of surprise to their latest collection: technical outerwear made with the...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Sincerely Yours Vase
Case Studyo enlisted California-based artist Steve Harrington for the playful "Sincerely Yours" vase. Dotted with characters shaped like yin-yangs, the curvy vase is a delightfully light-hearted take on the spiritual symbol—yet also an apt one, as...
DESIGN
London Design Festival 2015: Tom Dixon’s Multiplex
Tom Dixon is a man with lots on his plate—and chances are it’s a plate he designed himself. The British designer is something of a Renaissance man: his company not only has its own restaurant, but it’s now also designing stationery and scented...
DESIGN
Rapha + Liberty of London Patterned Cycling Gear
Today cycling experts Rapha unveiled their collection designed with iconic and historic British store, Liberty of London—the first part of a two-season collaboration. Famous for floral and graphic prints, Liberty might not seem like the most likely...
DESIGN
Six Worthwhile "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Collaborations
With all the hype and excitement leading up to the release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," it's no surprise several brands have jumped on the bandwagon (or, Millennium Falcon) and come up with some very playful collaborations. From bold tropical...
DESIGN
Who Gives a Crap + Beci Orpin
Designer toilet paper might seem like a unnecessary luxury, but Who Gives A Crap has a socially conscious reason to team up with the very talented Australian designer Beci Orpin. After learning that 2.4 billion people have no access to a toilet...
CLOTHING_ACCESSORIES
OG Sk8-Hi LX Sneakers
Japanese streetwear brand WTAPS (pronounced "double taps") and sneaker house Vans collaborate once again for a limited edition eight-piece capsule collection under the vintage-inspired Vault by Vans premium label. The OG Sk8-Hi LX takes cues from skater...
DESIGN
Cross Star Wars Limited Edition Pens
Founded a long time ago (in 1846) in a galaxy not so far away, Cross is the United States' oldest manufacturer of fine writing instruments. Yet, even with such a significant history and heritage behind them, the brand is unafraid to be playful...
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