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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Tuchus Acceptance Last week Vogue caught onto the (not exactly new) butt phenomenon and declared we are currently living in the "official era of the big booty." Yet between all the Photoshopping, implants and photos of Kim Kardashian's enviable...
STYLE
Mouches Pour Bal
The nearly lost courtesan art of clandestine communication, through the application of artificial moles, might just be experiencing a modest revival. Literally translated as "Flies for Balls," Mouches Pour Bal are self-adhesive shapes that last...
TRAVEL
DSPTCH Heavy Duty Travel Accessories
Based in the cultural hub of San Francisco, DSPTCH designs and manufactures a wide range of heavy duty bags, camera straps and other lifestyle accessories that are meant to take a beating. Building on their collection of MacBook and iPad cases for...
TECH
Cinamatic iPhone App
After almost single-handedly changing the way many of us perceived and consumed iPhone photos with the launch of Hipstamatic back in 2009, within a year or two the iPhone-only app slowly faded into the shadows. Despite the Hipstamatic brand making...
FOOD-DRINK
The Message is Medium Rare
A wise man once said "not all burgers are created equal." They come in all shapes and sizes, with and without adornments, but at the end of the day, the only way to really know a burger is to meet it with your mouth and mind. Blending an intellectual...
STYLE
Interview: Todd Barket of Unionmade
Advertorial content: A major player in the world of menswear retail, San Francisco's Unionmade has been outfitting the Bay Area's growing population of sharp dressers since 2009. By specializing in a classic, casual West Coast aesthetic, the ever...
TRAVEL
Chrome Reflective Camo Collection
From the sleek Niko camera bag to the ever-spacious Sotnik duffel, San Francisco's Chrome seems to really be on-point these days. And since they're best known for their bike-ready commuter bags, the introduction of their latest high-vis line of...
FOOD-DRINK
Anchor Brewing Fort Ross Farmhouse Ale
As a visit to NYC's CultureFix taught us last spring, saison-style beers are incredibly refreshing when the mercury rises. While many are hard to come by, San Francisco's storied Anchor Brewing recently released a Belgian-style farmhouse ale that...
STYLE
Faris Jewelry
Growing up in the Pacific Northwest one must find ways to deal with days spent inside due to the dominating rainfall that blankets the region. As a child, Faris Du Graf found herself drawn to design during such times, thanks to her family's furniture...
CULTURE
Cinelli: The Art and Design of the Bicycle
Since Cino Cinelli began building frames in his native Italy in the early 1940s, his name has become synonymous with supreme quality and beautiful design in the cycling world. The innovative Cinelli set the standard in component design in the early...
STYLE
Roy Denim in the Making
Generally considered the arbiter of denim, Self Edge recently took a trip to Greensboro, North Carolina to visit the world's oldest denim mill and document the making of Roy's new denim. Designed from warp to weft by Roy Slaper himself, the custom...