WAH-WAH Australia's Unconventional Knitwear
As the season of the "ugly sweater" approaches, the marijuana-themes and Tumblr-esque designs abound, but one label—WAH-WAH Australia—has taken a different (albeit still delightfully gaudy) approach. Helmed by Kaylene Milner, WAH-WAH creates unconventional...
Soxfords' Charming Sock + Tie Pairings
Two years ago, we fell for Soxfords' unconventionally patterned dress socks. Founder Ryan Kent struck a chord with those looking to punch up the personality in their outfits, in an entirely acceptable way. Earlier this year, Soxfords debuted 100...
Interview: Knitwear Designer Kim Haller
When you enter knitwear designer Kim Haller’s Brooklyn studio, you are also entering her home. A career consultant for international luxury brands like Calvin Klein and Derek Lam, Haller transformed the ground floor of her charming townhouse into...
Minnesota-based retailer and apparel maker Askov Finlayson was born and raised in the cold. The high-quality, 16-oz slub yarn fleece in their Aegis Sweatshirt provides warmth while contrasting canvas patches add durability and throwback color-blocking...
Crew Neck T-Shirt
Inspired by vintage photos of old boxing gyms and NYC's affluential New York Athletic Club, Todd Snyder and Champion's collaborative “City Gym” collection channels a Jack Dempsey on the weekend vibe that's as tailored as it is casual. The cotton crew...
Nido: Handmade Knitwear from Argentina
Knitwear, at the moment, has never been more interesting—in the last month alone, we've covered everything from psychedelic beach-inspired couture to soft iridescent blankets to a new dedicated biannual magazine. And in the world of hand-knitted...
Degen's Acid-Drenched SS 2015 Collection
by Laura Feinstein While oftentimes New York Fashion Week shows at Lincoln Center are characterized by flash and grandeur, downtown at Chelsea Piers Studio, a showing of younger designers is proving to be where a new spark is. Since graduating from...
Knit Wit Magazine
Young knitters, weavers and even hobbyists rejoice—no longer do you have to resort to dusty old library books or wade through the barrages of cutesy pink images on Pinterest to learn, share and discover new material related to handicrafts. Making...
Celebrating the History and Future of Knitwear, Maglifico!
Knitwear has always been a field of experimentation in fashion. Adopted by true pioneers like Coco Chanel and Azzedine Alaïa, it continues to evolve and intrigue thanks to brands like Missoni and Kenzo. True innovation of knitwear manifests because...
Dissatisfied with men's knitwear options that skewed drab or overly flamboyant, brothers Alex and Matthew Orley, along with their friend and partner Samantha Florence, launched Orley with a Fall/Winter 2012 collection. Orley's debut line of psychedelic...
In an homage to the online retailer Etsy, Natalie Rachel has produced a pair of handmade scarves that use the company's data as inspiration for the patterns. As the basis for her Data Scarves, Rachel collected figures related new members, items...
PACT Men's Socks
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Oeuf Mask and Tail Set
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Just in time for the colder winter months comes the new label, Monkstone Knitwear. Designer Anna Felton spins wool from a flock of sheep on Trevayne Farm in West Wales. Richard Reed, Felton's boyfriend, has been running his family's farm for several...
It's a rare thing these days to find a fashion label that truly stands out for originality and design. It's even less common to find one that is not only made locally but also made by hand by the name behind the brand. ALL Knitwear is lovingly made...
by Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi Love having all your Townes Van Zandt tracks at your fingertips but can't stand the iPod's shiny exterior? Enter Granny Tunes, a hand-knit case that covers the musical device with lacy looks. Seizing on fashion's enduring neo...
Southern California's Beta Unit introduces streetwear to an apocalyptic aesthetic that's usually reserved for the runway. In the upcoming fall collection, knits with mystical-looking geometric patterns bring crop formations to mind and functional...
Eschewing the idea that upcycling and luxury are mutually exclusive, recent Parsons grad Haesu Kwon blends traditional high-end wools with anomalous yarns for Space Queen, an ambitious thesis collection of striking sweaters, leggings, capes and...
Joining the growing spate of yarn stores pulling double duty as coffee shops, Paris' Sweat Shop provides a social environment where sewing enthusiasts can fuel up on caffeine while also toiling away on their latest craft projects. Located in the...
The mythical land Lemuria is a lost continent whose inhabitants were mentally pure hermaphrodites, ethereal spirits, and able to shape their bodies using only their minds. The knitwear project bearing the same name reflects the spirit of the vanished...