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STYLE
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...
STYLE
Three Experimental Hoodies from Outlier
With a focus on melding fashion, function and performance, Brooklyn-based apparel maker Outlier continues to deliver for the fast-paced active urban lifestyle while offering a simple, elegant aesthetic. Continually blurring the line between activewear...
TRAVEL
Deus Ex Machina + Sitka Dirt Nap Bedroll
Whether you're hitting the road for a weekend in the woods by motorcycle or an afternoon in the park by bike, the Dirt Nap Bedroll from Deus Ex Machina and Sitka will surely come in handy. Made of a wool and polyester blend, the blue buffalo check...
STYLE
Earthy Yak Wool Products by Norlha
In the Tibetan language, "norlha" means "wealth of the Gods," and is used by many local nomads in reference to their yaks, which are among the most important resources of the Tibetan Plateau. Referencing this, Norlha is a textile brand that aims...
STYLE
Finisterre UK
From its storied inception on pristine Hawaiian shores to its entrance into mainstream culture in the '50s and '60s through films like "The Endless Summer" and "Gigdet," surfing has always been associated with sunny, carefree beach life. Even...
STYLE
Glerups Slippers
Referred to as "the indoor shoe," Glerups' line of super-soft slippers provides delightful comfort within a snug structure. Its 100% natural wool composition whisks moisture away while sustaining, maintaining and amplifying the natural heat your...
STYLE
The Commuter Suit by Parker Dusseau
Biking to work no longer means looking like a triathlete in training. From casual and functional collections like Levi's Commuter Series and Giro's New Road to cyclist specific bags of all styles, cycling apparel has improved drastically in recent...
STYLE
Huxter Goods
The connection between design, inspiration, production and place is often disjointed in the contemporary global economy. While this is commonplace, occasionally a brand comes along that wholly encapsulates the notion of place in a product—Watch...
STYLE
Poler + Granted Sweater Vest
Like seemingly everyone else this season, the team at CH can't get enough camp vibes from Poler, Portland's colorful purveyor of outdoor "stuff." Yesterday, they provided another reason to pay the site a visit with the release of a new sweater vest...
CULTURE
Kustaa Saksi: Hypnopompic
The way one sees the world informs their representation of it. This is true in all forms of expression—but especially in visual arts. Health ailments (from the severe to the commonplace) have oft-influenced the work of great artists. Amsterdam-based...
STYLE
Upstate Stock
by Tariq Dixon With the unyielding popularity of the heritage movement, “Made in America” can hardly be considered a novel concept. And as the claim evolves into more of a fad, the oft-exploited term no longer promises the high quality once inseparable...
STYLE
Ledbury: Editor's Picks for Fall 2013
Advertorial content: There's certainly a chill in the air here in the northern hemisphere, but it's no reason to forgo style. In fact, the colder months are the optimal time to step up both casual and formal looks with layers and textures. After the...
TECH
Five iPad Air Cases
Today the iPad Air hit shelves, and many sleep deprived loyalists will head home happy with a lighter pocket book and a hardly heavy bag in hand. The new, impossibly lightweight tablet is as appealing as ever, and you probably want to keep it that...
STYLE
Pierrepont Hicks Unisex Parkas
When newlyweds Mac and Katherine McMillan started Pierrepont Hicks in 2009, their mission was to make the perfect tie. Now that they've achieved that goal—evidenced by the loyal following they've garnered—the duo has expanded their line bit by bit...
STYLE
CIFF KIDS: Three Scandinavian Kids Labels
Scandinavians have long been highly regarded when it comes to furniture, fashion and food, and some of the region’s finest children’s labels are ensuring the next generation grows up with that seemingly inherent sense of understated style. CH met...
STYLE
Off Piste: West America + Woolrich
For many, there comes a time when the to-do list never shortens and when free time doesn't really feel free. This is where CH found longtime friends Jordan Hufnagel and James Crowe just over a year ago. And this is what led the two—Hufnagel, a bicycle...
FOOD-DRINK
Bucket's Portland Press
Sometimes Portland is just so "Portland"—and we love them for it. The small-batch-everything mentality has given birth to an endless supply of start-ups with interests varying from leather goods to ice cream. The most recent to catch our attention...
DESIGN
Kiyoshi Mino's Felt Menagerie
Made with only a needle and some carded wool, Kiyoshi Mino's large and small felt animals are delightful sculptures of farmstead companions. The colorful ducks, pigs and sparrows are born from a time-consuming process that boils down to a ball of...
CULTURE
Henrik Vibskov: Neck Plus Ultra
Named for the Latin motto "nec plus ultra" (literally, "nothing farther beyond"), Henrik Vibskov's latest effort "Neck Plus Ultra" is a continuation of his AW 2013 show, "The Stiff Neck Chamber." Taking place in an elaborate space—a forest...
STYLE
Interview: Jona
Invoking an anthropological spirit and aesthetic, New York-based designer Jona transcends the landscape of couture through his avant-garde label, InAisce. Imbued in signature hues of nuanced greys and arctic neutrals, InAisce aims to illustrate...
DESIGN
Claire-Anne O'Brien's Knit Creatures
Inspired by the elusive little creatures native to the rugged, windswept mountains of Ireland's western coast, textile designer Claire-Anne O'Brien created three delightful knit animals to sell exclusively through the Emerald Isle's online design...
STYLE
Happy Hanukkah Yarmulkes
Commonly known to the Internet as Mister Mort, street fashion guru Mordechai Rubinstein knows a fair bit about personal style. Recently, the photographer teamed up with The Cools to release a dapper set of yarmulkes just in time for the Festival...
STYLE
Cold Weather Loungewear
As winter draws near we're presented with increasing opportunities to stay in and curl up on the couch. Whether you're avoiding productivity over a cold weekend or cooped up for a few extra days of unexpected downtime it's best to be prepared to...
DESIGN
Maison et Objet Fall 2012: Warmth
Designers at this year's Maison et Objet seemed unfazed by global climate change, coming equipped with fresh designs that reflect notions of warmth for interiors. From sculpted wood to tabletop fireplaces, here are a few of the notable pieces conjuring...
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