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New Orleans-Inspired: KREWE du Optic Eyewear
Part entrepreneurial endeavor, part love letter to his hometown, Stirling Barrett's KREWE du Optic was founded three years ago in New Orleans, after Barrett's time away from home for art school refueled his love of the city's uniqueness. He tells...
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SIG (So It Goes) the Label
Launched last month, new Australian brand SIG The Label (SIG short for "So It Goes") reminds us that there's incredible sophistication in monochrome—and that relaxed and high fashion aren't mutually exclusive words. Adelaide designer Kate Anderson...
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Publish Hers SS16
Huntington Beach, CA's Publish Brand turns six this year and—finally—women get their own, full collection of apparel this spring season. Though their cult jogger pants have been tweaked to flatter the female silhouette, Publish Hers is the first...
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Cole Haan SS16 at Calatrava's Oculus
A decade in the making (and costing roughly $4 billion dollars to construct), architect Santiago Calatrava's stunning, bone-like Oculus WTC Transit Hub opened to the public partially last week. It will take time for most to make their way down to scope...
CLOTHING_ACCESSORIES
Five-Pocket Pants
Somewhere between slim-fit denim and workout pants, Olivers Apparel’s Five-Pocket Pants look fit for a night out but are designed for active days. With a tapered leg, gusseted crotch and a sweat-wicking, stretchy and abrasion-resistant fabric, they...
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The Hill-Side
The Hill-Side are masters at modern workwear, and their very first brick-and-mortar is stocked with the Japanese-inspired goods that earned them GQ’s “Best New Menswear Designers in America” title. From indigo neckties to sashiko-stitched tote bags...
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Crystal Cluster Shirt
Covered in multi-colored and differently shaped crystals and gems, Gorman's silk/cotton Crystal Cluster shirt avoids becoming gaudy with subtle natural hues and pastels. With a hidden center front button placket, it's a busy but ultimately neat shirt...
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Karen Mabon’s SS16 Rosebud Collection
Channeling the seductive stylings of Audrey Hepburn or Grace Kelly but with thoughtful, contemporary whimsy is UK illustrator Karen Mabon’s spring/summer 2016 Rosebud collection. The 2011 Royal College of Art graduate continues to combine elegance...
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Wood Grain Bomber Jacket
Melbourne-based label Verner jazzes up the classic bomber with its gray marl jacket. With an all-over wood grain pattern and a tongue-in-cheek take on its own name—with "This is veneer" printed along the cuffs, hem and neckline—it's a playful take...
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Totokaelo
Totokaelo's dreamy store takes up an entire building but never feels overwhelming—and the gigantic skylight letting in natural light all the way to the ground floor helps, too. With built-in bookshelves, unique designer chairs, a semi-secret patio...
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Fine Necklace
Celebrate your favorite person with this collaboration necklace—made by jewelry designers and good pals Jess of J. Hannah and Becca of Winden. Their "Fine" necklace can represent all the versions of the word, and is available in 14k yellow, rose or...
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Alba Dunaway Silk Pajamas
British designer Olivia von Halle creates sleepwear and loungewear that is—like a lazy day in bed itself—ultimately luxurious and lavish. This tropical yet subtle 100% silk pajama set is made up of a button-up long-sleeve shirt and matching shorts...
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Winter Skin and Hair Care
The new year is always a good time for us to reevaluate what's in our bathroom cabinets, toss away the expired creams and pare it down to the products that are truly effective, not just pretty. Though this winter has been noticeably mild for some in...
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Combatant Gentlemen's New Year Essentials
While the holiday season is different in each hemisphere and celebrated differently from country to country and family to family, one commonality is the festive, spirited energy. This is furthered over the new year period, with a feeling that anything...
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Gillette's Gentlemen's Guide to Effortlessness
Oftentimes, it's unfortunate that style decisions have to be made in the morning. For some, there's a sense of haste, while others aren't ready to commit to strong options before having their morning coffee. Because of this, style can be sacrificed...
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Indigo Stole Shirt
Snow Peak’s Indigo Stole button-down shirt is cut from an indigo-dyed, cotton-linen blend fabric and features patterning that’s bold—but not too busy. Made in Okayama, Japan—a region famous for its denim production—the unisex shirt incorporates Snow...
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"Poseidon" V Swimsuit
Swim like the God of the Sea himself in Karla Spetic's "Poseidon" V-neck swimsuit—part of her spring/summer '15/'16 collection. The one-piece (which is available in pink or orange) blends myths with modernity and will surely make a splash at the beach...
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Heavy Loopwheeled Indigo Hoodie
Made from one of the most time-consuming fabrics to produce—loopwheeled cotton—this heavyweight, indigo-dyed hoodie by The Strike Gold will break in and fade over time just like your favorite pair of raw denim jeans. Its fabric has been woven tighter...
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Pocket Dial
Teaming up with “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon, J Crew has released a quirky new accessory called the Pocket Dial—and all proceeds go to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, which protects Africa's elephants. Combining practicality with a little...
DESIGN
Holiday Gift Guide 2015: CH Team's Wish List
While the team at Cool Hunting shares plenty of interests, individually we offer different know-how and embody distinct tastes. Through our research and curiosity, we cross the paths of many products and experiences—and oftentimes some really stick...
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Filson Factory Tour
Filson's continued growth is a testament to the lasting power of quality goods, attention to detail and never taking shortcuts. Since 1897, the Seattle-based brand has outfitted explorers and pioneers with equipment and apparel necessary for survival...
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The Hill-Side's First Brick-and-Mortar Store
Brooklyn-based brand The Hill-Side is capping off a stellar year in 2015 with the opening of its very first brick-and-mortar store. The new space is the latest evolution of the Japan-inspired label, which first caught our eye with their animated GIF...
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PROVOCATIVE
Haori Kimono
Inspired by the unique genre of Japanese “pink films,” Floor du Mal has updated one of Japan’s most traditional outfits for super-comfy lounging. Their 100% silk Haori Kimono bears peachy chrysanthemum flowers amidst a rich teal background, and features...
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