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STYLE
Handcrafted Jaguar-undi Bags
At this year's Pitch Night, we got hands-on with the bags of Jaguar-undi—a family-run start-up that sources traditional textiles from various regions across the Americas (Latin and South) and stitches them together into unique handcrafted bags. Their...
STYLE
Gamine Co. Workwear Jeans for Women
While there's been a boom in the raw selvedge denim market recently, there are still very limited style options for women—particularly those whose jobs ask a lot of their jeans. When Taylor Johnston, a horticulturist at New England's treasured Isabella...
TRAVEL
Filson Introduces The Black Collection
When in doubt, black is always a solid choice when deciding on a luggage color—it does well with scuffs and stains and will always match your travel outfit. Seeing the value in a subdued ensemble, Seattle's Filson today introduces The Black Collection...
STYLE
Oakley Heritage Collection
In 1984, then-garage-based brand Oakley introduced the Eyeshade, an innovative sunglass design for professional cyclists derived from the O-frame snow goggle. A few years later, the Razer Blade was introduced, followed by the Frogskin, setting the...
CULTURE
Harrison & Bartleet Hook Clip by Mollyjogger
by Madison Kahn Outdoor retail expert Rick Stagner worked with Eddie Bauer for 18 years before opening his own authentic field and stream brand nearly a year ago, in August 2012. Based in the Ozark Mountains, Mollyjogger celebrates the Midwestern...
STYLE
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Filson
With the imminent launch of their new factory and global headquarters—the first move for the brand in 80 years—Filson invited us in for a first look at their new space. We got a unique peek behind the scenes and learned how this classic luggage...
FOOD-DRINK
Absolut Elyx
Over the past decade, Absolut became more synonymous with college parties and dance club bottle service than with its artistically-inclined, sustainably-minded Swedish roots. This shift in reputation is undoubtedly a repercussion of its ubiquitous...
DESIGN
Interview: Tom Peters and the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Chevrolet announced the all new 2014 Corvette C7 Stingray to grand applause and a few raised eyebrows at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Just the seventh iteration since the iconic car's inception in 1953, the redesign is all about moving the model...
DESIGN
Williams Knife Company
A master craftsmen, Chris Williams oversees the creation of his knives from the sheath to the blade. Working out of his studio in South Carolina, Williams dedicates himself to creating blades that are as functional as they are beautiful. By using...
DESIGN
Ghurka
by Matt Domino Thirty years ago Marley Hodgson founded a luggage brand inspired by his love of finely crafted leather goods, and named it for the Ghurka soldiers of the Himalayas. Though rooted in quality and craftsmanship that never really goes...
TRAVEL
American-Made Bags: Weekender
Fall brings with it the promise of travel getaways, from weekend leaf-peeping to warmer-weather escapes. Wherever you may go this season the right bag is key. We've gathered a variety of American-made options to pack for weekend jaunts and extended...
STYLE
3D Design
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 In an industry built on traditionalism and heritage before innovation, G-Star RAW continues to push the envelope with next-generation design. When the company first introduced the Elwood in 1996, the denim world hadn't seen...
DESIGN
Haeckel Haus Co.
The 19th-century biologist Ernst Haeckel is credited with categorizing thousands of species, creating a genealogical tree that unites all life and coining the world "ecology." But his prominence in the scientific community is matched by his cultural...
DESIGN
Union Sozialer Brushes
The Institute for the Blind in Berlin workshop produces a line of grooming brushes demonstrative of both their rich heritage and sense of humor, using the same materials and techniques passed down for the last 120 years. Housed in the former Home...
STYLE
Sea Bags and Woolrich
Since its start in 2005, Sea Bags has spawned a number of imitations, but unlike its competitors Sea Bags still uses only retired sails for its durable, handmade totes and accessories. Now the Portland, Maine-based brand has partnered with fellow...
FOOD-DRINK
1512 Spirits: Signature Poitín
Resurrecting a rare Irish spirit in the Bay Area is no easy feat, and distiller Salvatore Cimino isn't the most likely candidate either. The third-generation distiller is of Sicilian descent, and decided to try creating the potato-based "poití...
STYLE
Wolsey Soho
Two hundred and fifty-seven years after launching, British menswear brand Wolsey opened the doors last night to their first flagship store in London. Located on Brewer Street in the heart of Soho, the store's aesthetics mirrors the brand's ethos...
DESIGN
Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines
Six years ago two young friends from Moscow were reminiscing about a favorite stand-up arcade game from their youth in the late '80s and early '90s. Few are aware of the fact that while the Soviet Union was in its final days, its military factories...
STYLE
Bonobos Premium Denim
Advertorial content: Having built a brand based on better-fitting pants, Bonobos recently sought out to rethink the five-pocket jean. For the Premium Denim collection the brand made sure to incorporate the Bonobos fit—marked by a more tailored...
DESIGN
Manulution
Having survived WWII, the rise and fall of communism and the breakup of Yugoslavia, Bosnian furniture line Manulution has established an enduring legacy. Last spring, the company caused a stir at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF...
STYLE
Tourneau TNY
Advertorial content: Since its inception as a small family business more than 100 years ago, Tourneau has since established itself as the top purveyor of "the world's finest selection of watches," boasting a comprehensive range of luxury brands...
DESIGN
RVS by V Iznik Collection
For Turkish companies RVS and the Iznik Foundation, heritage is everything. Vidal Erkohen of RVS eyewear made his name by collecting vintage glasses, starting with his father's. "I remember one trip that [my father] came back from Italy wearing...
TRAVEL
CH Local: Portland
Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Portland might be best known for its incredible number of rainy days. That hasn't stopped creative types—Wieden & Kennedy and Nike employees to the many independent artists and entrepreneurs...
DESIGN
Tanner Goods
Hailing from the heart of the Great Northwest, Portland, OR's Tanner Goods is perfectly positioned to produce accessories rugged enough for a true outdoorsman but with looks good enough for city streets. To best showcase their expanding line of handmade...
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