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STYLE
Boys Will be Boys Collection by Wool and the Gang
As temperatures continue to drop in the Northern Hemisphere, it's officially the season to begin wrapping up. Just in time, the beautifully groomed and crafty designers at Wool and the Gang introduce their new ready-made collection for men, titled...
STYLE
Owner Operator, Snowboard Outerwear Made in the USA
At its inception, snowboarding was beyond a fringe sport—it was forbidden. While corporate sponsors, TV deals and tail grabs on Wheaties boxes are now a part of the sport, the early days were marked by rebellion and inventive pioneers who went against...
STYLE
d'emploi Holiday 2014 Collection
As we've seen in the past, waxed cotton is the material of choice for Brooklyn's d'emploi. Thankfully, that preference continues in their latest drop, geared toward holiday travel and defending against wet fall and early winter weather. Building...
CULTURE
Jones Snowboards' Mountain Surfer
It's safe to say no name is as linked to backcountry snowboarding as Jeremy Jones—so much so, his name is rarely seen without "Big Mountain" preceding it. Under his eponymous brand, Jones Snowboards, he has designed and released a wide array of heavy...
STYLE
Outerwear Inspired by Architecture: The Arrivals
Finding the right jacket is often a game of compromises. Forgo quality to save on the price. Opt for fashion, but desperately miss out on function. Most vexing though, in the search for the optimal outerwear, is nailing the perfect fit. A trendy...
STYLE
TS(S)'s Denim and Down Coat
Though it's only speculation, word around NYC is that the Northeast is in for another long, rough winter. For those not already looking for real estate options in LA, we've come across the ideal coat for surviving such an unrelenting season. The...
DESIGN
2015 Lib Tech Skate Banana
Known worldwide for their innovative approach to snowboard design, ecologically-minded construction techniques and distinctly heady graphics, Lib Technologies might very well be responsible for the most radical changes in snowboard design over...
TRAVEL
Aston Martin On Ice
To show that an Aston Martin has versatility to match its braun and beauty, the British manufacturer has launched a series of winter driving schools. The US program was held last week at Laci Ranch, just outside of Crested Butte, Colorado, on a vast...
TRAVEL
Cool Hunting Video: Porsche Camp 4 Ice Driving
We recently trekked 75 miles north of Montreal to the Mecaglisse motorsport complex in the dead of winter to attend the Porsche Camp 4 Canada ice driving school. On a crisp day that delivered plenty of snow, we put the 2014 Cayman, 911 Carrera S...
STYLE
10 Pairs of Sweats
Whether you choose to recognize it or not, it's happening—sweats are having a moment. From the cozy boy and goth-ninja menswear movements of seasons past to the tech-sweat-driven warm-up fashions of fall, sweats are now as likely to be seen in SoHo...
DESIGN
2014 Snowboard Setup
CH HQ is in NYC, but we're big fans of hitting the slopes. Whether it's riding the local toe rope in Minnesota or exploring some side country in California, having the right gear can make all the difference. While early season snow conditions run...
STYLE
Royal Caballito
Though born and raised in Madrid, Diana Saldaña is very much an international figure. As an art historian who specializes in self-portrait photography, she's worked at PHOTOEspaña Festival in Madrid, Magnum Photos in Paris and LA's Getty Museum...
CULTURE
Off Piste: Valhalla
A story above all else, "Valhalla" tells of one man's search for freedom—in life and on two planks. Unconventional in their approach to ski and snowboard filmmaking, Sweetgrass Productions created the feature-length film with a deeply philosophical...
TECH
Snocru
While there are a few different apps for obsessed skiers and snowboarders to track their speed, distance and altitude or follow weather conditions, Snocru goes one step further to unite your pack so you can keep track of all that—and each...
CULTURE
CH Winter 2013 Playlist
The magic of the holiday season may be behind us, but as winter grows colder things are certainly warming up inside. Whether you're getting sweaty at a secret dance party in a yurt or raising the temperature under the covers, our CH Winter 2013...
STYLE
2013 Snowboard Gear
While it may not entirely feel like it in certain cities, winter is in full swing, dumping snow in many regions and offering temps low enough to fire up the snow guns in others. After introducing the Nitro T1.5 and ThirtyTwo + Crab Grab collaboration...
DESIGN
ThirtyTwo + Crab Grab
Since 1995 ThirtyTwo has continually produced the lightest and some of the best-selling snowboard boots in the industry. Since 2012 Crab Grab has produced little pieces of foam that you stick on your board to improve foot and hand traction. While...
DESIGN
Nitro Snowboards T1.5
While a mild winter seems to be leaving most regions with a lackluster snowpack this year, the Northwest was blessed with a heavy snowfall over the holidays, providing a more than ample range of terrain to test the limited edition 2013 T1.5 Hyped...
STYLE
Summit, Apex, Space and Allroad
On a trip to Aspen this past weekend with Audi we had another chance to drive the 2013 Allroad plus a couple days on the hill which we used as an opportunity to test out the latest mountain sports gear from Aether Apparel. The two brands made a...
STYLE
mimiTENS
They don't call Canada the Great White North for nothing—it gets cold up there. To Anna-Maria Mountfort, founder of children's mitten brand mimiTENS, the country seems like the right place to make quality winter wear. "The way I see it, if...
STYLE
NSW + Steven Alan Jacket
Steven Alan's collaborations with Nike Sports Wear rarely disappoint and their new jacket/blazer combination is no exception, bringing together NSW functional elements with the designer's understated style. On top of a nicely balanced silhouette...
STYLE
Winter Hats
Just because winter bitterness is descending doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your style to stay warm. In fact, it's best to embrace the weather and let your wardrobe do its job. Layering up is only half the solution as you can lose over 50% of...
STYLE
Salence Caisson
Taking its distinctive look from the timeless topcoat, the double-breasted Caisson jacket from Salence offers a unique look for hitting the slopes. The fully lined wool and polyester blend coat is both breathable and waterproof, with quilted insulation...
STYLE
Freehands Soft Shell Ski Gloves
New for the 2012 winter season, Freehands introduces a waterproof soft shell glove for hitting the slopes. The fully insulated ski and snowboard glove is made of movement-friendly material with a suede thumb, grippy palm and fold back finger tips...
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