Bolivia’s 424,164 square miles make it the 28th largest country in the world. Those square miles are also some of the most biodiverse in the world, with ecologies ranging from tropical rainforests to dry valleys to stepped savannas.
April77 ‘s Fall/Winter 2014 collection is inspired by cult musicians from the 1980s. Influences from the likes of The Smiths, Spacemen 3 and The Jesus & Mary Chain peek through in their renditions of see-through shirts, grungy denim and moto jackets.
Taschen Books are consistently on the forefront of collecting works long considered lost or out of public view. Vintage pin-up art and photography is one of those genres that Taschen take great care in collecting, now presented in The Art of Pin-up , their latest publication packaged in a rather oversized coffee table book form
Though you’ve probably never heard about it, Red Bull Global Rallycross is arguably motorsports’ best kept secret, and its most promising up-and-comer. With its short, simple races, colorful drivers, insanely powerful cars, and racetracks made of dirt, asphalt and even water, it’s easy to see why
Blac Ivy release their sophomore collection, Silence Between Colors, for Spring/Summer 2015.
Tom Dixon is showing no signs of slowing down. This week, the UK-based product designer will bring a taste of London to Paris
Steep slopes, muddy trails, river crossings and scree slopes turn a garden variety trip into a journey . Adrenaline junkies, take note: off-road excursions are just as exciting as transcontinental road trips, if not more so. Set yourselves up with any of these great vintage off-road adventure cars and you’ll see why.
With a booming resurgence in American manufacturing, we’ve started to see a particular focus in the world of fine timepieces. Niall is a Kansas City-based watchmaker with a simple but lofty goal: to build the next great luxury watch here in America.
If you’re worried your 4×4 doesn’t have enough room for your essential gear and creature comforts on a weekend off-road getaway, there’s no need to trade up to a custom overlanding vehicle — all you have to do is hitch up a trailer. We’ve picked our seven favorite off-road capable trailers that range from stripped-down simplicity to excessive luxury.
In 1984, a Tokyo exhibit called “Snoopy In Fashion” showed our favorite Peanuts character garbed in Fendi , Gucci , L.L. Bean , and Missoni . This year, the canine will return to the world of fashion with Belle, one of his sisters (Snoopy has seven siblings , if you didn’t know).
Designed and manufactured in Italy, AIEZEN , a rather mysterious new label with a thing for simplicity, will appeal to those who like their basics anything but. Elevating everyday cuts; sweatshirts, sweatpants, roll-necks, tees and jumpers come in a variety of supersoft knits and fabrics including cashmere, silk, merino, virgin wool and garment dyed cotton
For those not familiar, Cyclocross is basically a form of cycling for sadists. A cross between road racing and mountain biking, CC enthusiast navigate their way across hilly, mountainous, wooded, muddy, obstacle-filled, uneven and unfriendly ground, pushing their bikes to the limit and dismounting when necessary to race on foot. Particularly popular in Europe, these adrenaline fiends now have some smart kit designed specifically for the sport.
A Public Nuisance (APN) release three collaborative skateboards inspired by Bill Hicks. Illustrators Mystery Meat, Harry Tennant and Pedro Oyarbide were commissioned to “explore the overlap between the mindsets of both creatives and skaters” and uncover what their ride means to them in each unique design.
American sportswear is always in fashion, and for good reason. Our grandfathers threw together the leisurely look some 50 odd years ago upon returning to campus from war and we have only continued to refine the military-infused collegiate style that has become unmistakably American. Following the recent appetite for all things preppy, it is now taking on a more downtown edge.
The French call it l a rentrée . In America, we call it “back to school.” Whatever you call it, it’s time to stop goofing off and get back to work. Hopefully, you have a chic desk to help you get over your depression that summer is unofficially over.
Time to take a look at the recently reopened Dover Street Market shop floor. In celebration of ten years in Mayfair and in anticipation of “The Next Ten Years,” the world’s fanciest department store has undergone a complete makeover, housing a selection of new spaces and set-ups.
Ci dessus, souliers Bespoke par Aubercy Paris Le marché de l’élégance masculine est en pleine effervescence et nous apporte son lot quasi quotidien de nouvelles maisons, de nouvelles offres et de nouveaux produits. Nous vivons en effet depuis quelques années une période dorée pour notre secteur avec des offres de plus en plus qualitatives, des tarifs de plus en plus placés (l’effet de la multiplication des acteurs) et un choix devenu véritablement pléthorique. Il est donc vraiment possible, aujourd’hui plus qu’hier, avec
Dan Stevens and
Tanner Goods take us on a spin around their workshop, showcasing the unique sounds created by each step of the production process. Whilst each leather accessory is created, an array of noises are as well: sewing machines buzz, rivets and buttons are punched into place and scissors snip out patterns , each sound working as a reminder of the true labour that is put into each creation, regardless of size.
Omnigod Fall 2014 pushes familiar themes, pulling them off with their usual skill. Particularly strong on the sweats front, head to toe grey marl casual rather than sloppy. Smart knits from crew to roll necks, soft oversized denim in dark and clean white sit beside smarter tweed three piece suits and military inspired outerwear
Today sees the launch of Aesop’s Marrakech Intense, a raw and unorthodox fragrance for men and women. The fragrance features a woody oriental blend balanced by fresh floral top and heart notes, with a hint of the animalistic. Created in collaboration with perfumer Barnabé Fillion, it is an evolution of the brand’s first fragrance, Marrakech, launched in 2005.
Angelina Jolie / Hello Magazine | Jared Leto / JaredLeto.com The internet is abuzz with news and pictures of Angelina Jolie’s gorgeous Atelier Versace dress, which featured whimsical drawings by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s kids. A very interesting and nice touch, but it also reminded me of the very goofy Jared Leto and his custom Chrome Hearts lab coat. Can the Jolie-Pitts adopt Leto already?
‘THE FASHION ICONS 더 패션 아이콘즈 – 패션의 역사를 바꾼 스타일’ 드디어 출간! 오랜시간 공드려 읽고 바로 잡은 소중한 책이 드디어 세상에 빛을 봅니다.몇 차례 포스팅을 통해서 한국신사가 감수에 참여했음을 알려드렸지요? 그책이 드디어 출간 되었습니다.
Given that one sock inevitably outlives the other in any given pair, is it not outrageous that socks not supplied in packs of three? That’s presumably what the Australians behind ODD PEARS were thinking when they cooked up their nascent footwear brand
British label A.Sauvage from designer Adrien Sauvage, return to footwear for Fall 2014. Two no-nonsense models on offer, first up the Dictator, as you’d expect a boot which exercises absolute power, high shine green or purple leather in a DM style, 7 eyelets on a zig-zag wedge sole.
Straight out of Milan, SUNNEI look a promising prospect if their Spring/Summer 2015 lookbook is anything to go by. Founded by Loris Messina, former visual merchandiser at Gucci and Simone Rizzo, a buyer for FULL Milano, the label deals in beautiful textiles transformed into the perfect mix of contemporary and classic. The devil in the detail, side cinches, chin strap collars, high lapels and boat necks suggest these guys know their stuff when it comes to the finer points of menswear.
I’m in the process of rethinking my apartment and could not be more inspired by the London home of Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen. They gut renovated a flat in the Victoria area and reconfigured the strange layout to make a perfect pied-à-terre
London’s Goodhood wave goodbye to their Coronet Street location in Hoxton, home since 2007, setting up shop on Curtain Road, a 45 second walk away, with a shiny new 2-storey flagship store. Men’s, women’s, kid’s, grooming and homewares all under one roof, the new space continues to stock favourites including LVC, Norse Projects, Soulland, HAY, Neighbourhood, Knight Mills, Roundel and Aesop
Filippa K premier their latest men’s creations at Stockholm Fashion Week, putting the spotlight on toned down, contemporary styles. With the presence of a variety of structured blazers, including a double-breasted wool number, tuxedo and a light linen option, the emphasis lies on the Swedish uniform of smart, modern suiting paired with sporty pieces including nylon jackets and cropped trousers.
“Designed with the most difficult terrain in mind” Nike release images for their new Trail Running collection. A kind of ACG meets Gyakusou vibe, the spirit of both loom large in this new line. Named after the Kiger Mustang horse, an animal at home in challenging environments, the collection includes two outerwear layers; a lightweight, packable Trail Kiger Jacket featuring water-repellent finish and multiple pockets and the Trail Kiger Half-Zip in Dri-FIT fabric with abrasion-resistant screen print panels
With the first day of September here, it’s time in the Northern Hemisphere to look toward autumn clothes. John Steed of The Avengers , played by Patrick Macnee, wears mostly autumn appropriate clothes with some of the most interesting details. Previously I’ve written about his navy high button two suit and his grey three-piece suit with covered buttons , but now I’m finally getting around to writing about one of his signature suits
Dear readers, welcome back! It’s a new season, bringing new excitement in terms of shopping. One would be well advised to acquire these incredible and fluffy ACNE STUDIOS slip-ons as soon as possible, before it starts snowing and they’re better off kept inside.
Summer is almost over, but that’s no excuse to get lazy. It’s time to work those abs harder than ever. Lucky for you, these three ab workouts from Core Excellence co-founder Oz Ben-Eli will get you shredded in no time.
Filmmaker Lester Young takes us behind the scenes with Sydney-based brand Song for the Mute . Unique, finely crafted menswear, founders Melvin Tanaya and Lyna Ty experiment with incredible fabrics, 90% of which are made exclusively for each collection.
The Midual Type 1 prototype was one of the more interesting two-wheeled creations on display at Pebble Beach this year.
When I was thinking about what to post for the Labor Day holiday weekend, I couldn’t think of anything better than these photos of model Hilary Rhoda and M asters of Sex star Teddy Sears in Maine. They appeared in American Vogue in November 2013 and Vogue Australia in January 2014 and epitomize preppy American chic. If the location looks familiar, it’s because it was photographed by Boo George and styled by Tonne Goodman at the Maine home of Vogue contributing editor Marina Rust
Chris Hemsworth / Montblanc Chris Hemsworth attended the global launch of the Montblanc Bohème Collection on 28th August 2014 at the Children’s Art Theatre in Shanghai, China.
Adam Levine / Source: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America Maroon 5 held an album release party at iHeartRadio Theater on 26th August 2014 in Burbank, California. The group performed tracks from their new album « V », and frontman Adam Levine wore a maroon (pun intended?) coloured plaid / check shirt from Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane. Adam Levine / Source: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America Love the shirt, thought Adam Levine looked great.
Here’s the scenario: You’re walking down the street, minding your own business, when you spot a blonde bombshell about to walk past you.
Here’s the scenario: You’re walking down the street, minding your own business, when you spot a blonde bombshell about to walk past you. You can tell that she’s pretty, but you decide to sneak a peek to see what she really looks like
sartoriaandco : Sartoria Pino Peluso bespoke suit * Mary Frittolini bespoke shirt * Corneliani breast pocket handkerchief
serraiocco : Never underestimate the shades of brown. Francesco Serraiocco
Frank Leder ’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection “ Colditz ” continues his longtime penchant for infusing history with a twist of trend and irony along with a generous sprinkling of quirky humor. Named after the Colditz Castle in Germany, Leder’s collection reflects a day in the life of the expansive history of the fortress
Ok, here’s the deal, we all have that one vegan friend who doesn’t do the meat thing, so we spoke to the founder of Urban Bonfire, Ryan Bloom and discovered these three kick ass vegan recipes we can cook up on our grill. Now your vegan buddy can finally come hang out when you barbecue. This Easy And Epic Seafood BBQ Feast Can Be Yours In Under 30 Minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZgAZi0x3dE AskMen: http://www.askmen.com/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AskMencom Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/AskMen Follow us on Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/askmen Let us know know your opinions by commenting below!
Taylor Fladgate, one of the council of elders in the Port world, released a 50-year-old tawny port in 2014. In honor of our other stories about Portugal, we raised a glass of it
History is littered with ancient languages that have been decoded, and ciphers that have been cracked, but if there is one bizarre occurrence that marks a thorn in historians side, it has to be the Voynich Manuscript. Purchased by rare book dealer Wilfrid Voynich in 1912, the text doesn’t appear particularly remarkable at first glance
In June 1947, multiple ships travelling trade routes in the strait of Malacca, off the coast of Malaysia, received a terrifying SOS message that read: “All officers including captain are dead lying in chart room and bridge. Possibly whole crew dead. » After a short period of time, one final message was received, that read simply..
During the late bronze age, civilization was progressing at an impressive rate in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean regions. kingdoms rose, order was established, and technology advanced. The Mycenaean and Minoans had intricate palaces in Greece and Crete, the Hittites dominated what is now turkey.
Throughout history, we’ve never ceased to be enamored with tales of buried treasure, secret inscriptions, and booby traps. But one of the most enduring treasure mysteries of all time comes from a tiny island off the coast of Nova Scotia. Oak Island is the home of what is informally known as the “Money Pit,” an incredibly deep hole of incredibly elaborate construction discovered in 1795
Every so often a discovery happens that forces us to re-imagine what we think we know about humanity, and how we got to where we are today, and Turkey’s Gobekli Tepe is certainly one such discovery. The site, located at the top of a mountain ridge, is composed of more than 200 pillars, up to 20 ft in height and weighing up to 20 tons, arranged in roughly 20 circles. Many of the pillars have predatory animals engraved on them.
The mystery of Easter Island and the Moai statues that inhabit it is something that most of us are at least vaguely familiar with, but the fact that there are still so many legitimate unanswered questions surrounding the island is in itself quite remarkable. The story starts on Easter Day in 1722, when a Dutch explorer happened upon something strange.
The story of the Dancing Plague sounds like something straight out of fiction. On a summer’s day in the town of Strasbourg during the year 1518, a woman began dancing wildly in the street. The day turned into night, the night turned into morning, and she was still dancing.
The year was 1865, and the American Civil War was drawing to a close. As the Union army marched the final path to victory, however, Confederate Secretary of the Treasury George Trenholm made one last effort to preserve the South’s assets: he liquidated them
In 2004, A man that would soon adopt the name Benjaman Kyle woke up outside of a Burger King in Georgia without any clothes, any ID, or any memories. He was diagnosed with Retrograde Amnesia, unable to remember who he was, and with no identification, unable to find out. Now, if this was like any other story about amnesia, it would have probably resolved itself soon after
The Antikythera Mechanism is an incredibly intricate analog computer found in a shipwreck near Greece in the year 1900. The device was used to determine the positions of celestial bodies using a mind-bogglingly complex series of bronze gears.
Few sunsets beat the one at &Beyond Benguerra Island Lodge in Mozambique, where the sun crawls close to the horizon and drenches the local fishermen boats in hues of orange and pink, all while you sit back and order another cocktail. … Read More »
More from vintage car heaven: The pristine Jaguar XK140 MC Roadster from 1957 is up for sale. The new and improved auto followed the already stellar XK120, which at the time was touted as the world’s fastest car. Fully restored, the rare beige auto has only 317 miles and is ready for a proper Sunday drive. If you’re interested, don’t sleep on this one, the drop-top is up for purchase for a cool $149,500 here
Commune de Paris just dropped their Fall/Winter 2014 clothing and accessories collection entitled “Liberté Grande.” From clean-cut Chinese collar shirts and all-over print coats to gradient stripe knits, we have to say we’re quite impressed. The color palette is an upgraded take on the now-standard oxblood and navy combo frequently used in fall collections — CdP take shades of beautiful purple, rose and light blue and blend them seamlessly with an assortment of black and gray. As always, they offer up a selection of covetable accessories, this time featuring the same floral-evoking explosion prints we see on their seasonal tops
As we’ve spent a great deal covering their famous sneakers (see here and here ), we almost forgot PF Flyers made anything but great looking sneakers. That aside, may we introduce the Hi-Pres Waterproof Boot.
This weekend marks the unofficial end of summer in the USA. The long Labor Day weekend is here, which for many means cookouts and camp fires. For the rest of you, we offer this global travel guide to great spots to eat, drink, shop and browse in Tokyo, Copenhagen, Stockholm and beyond.
In commemoration of Maserati ’s 100 th anniversary, the iconic vehicle maker is teaming up with luxury retailer Bergdof Goodman to help diversify the editorial direction of the merchant’s Fall/Winter 2014 seasonal assortment. This new partnership also marks Maserati’s continuing efforts to connect more with luxury fashion brands.
Many people will be heading to the Hamptons this weekend to spend the last unofficial weekend of summer at the beach. The house in Something’s Gotta Give inspired the decor of many beach homes so I thought you would be interested to know that according to Curbed , the Shingle Style house that was used for the exterior shots has sold for $41 Million. While the address for the home in the film is in Sagaponack, it is actually located at 576 Meadow Lane in Southampton, one of the most exclusive and expensive roads in the Hamptons.
Like many of their competitors, Moleskine , the popular notebook and journal company, is taking a hybrid approach in entering the modern era of digital note taking. The company’s new notebook series, Livescribe notebooks, are another step into blending both analog and digital worlds. Specially designed to work with Livescribe smartpens , the new notebooks carry “smart dots” that are recognized by Livescribe pens allowing for each pen stroke to be recorded and transcribed digitally via their Livescribe+ app.
N ew York retailer and clothing label Opening Ceremony has tapped one of the music industry’s rising stars for this latest photo editorial courtesy of Wish Atlanta.
Making their debut at Pitti Uomo this past January, Dutch label Atelier Scotch release their lookbook for Fall/Winter 2014. Taking a different path from their brother-brand, Scotch & Soda, Atelier Scotch keep the more refined, yet playful gentleman in mind with their premium designs
Back with Arc’teryx Veilance as we take another look at the outerwear master’s latest offering, this time in video form.
Welcome back to Aspire! This week we’re taking a look at: The Motoped Survival Bike: Black Ops Edition: https://motopeds.com/portfolio_category/survival-bike ROK Presso Manual Espresso Maker: http://www.amazon.com/ROK-Presso-Manual-Espresso-Maker/dp/B00AV1E0GI Hennessey Venom F5: http://www.venomgt.com/venom-f5/ AskMen: http://www.askmen.com/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AskMencom Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/AskMen Follow us on Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/askmen Let us know know your opinions by commenting below!
Made in France, designed in England, Nigel Cabourn and Aigle , a 160 year old rubber boot maker, combine for a Fall 2014 capsule. Inspired by ’20s French workwear and fishing apparel, the line includes three parkas for men and women in aged English waxed cotton canvas and French wool cloth, three handmade laced rubber boots in a duck-boot style and a beautiful leather postman bag courtesy of Bleu de Chauffe
More outdoors appropriate goods from Topo Designs . The latest addition to the line – a camera carrier in 1000d cordura
Michael Pitt and Winona Ryder get kitted out in rag & bone Fall 2014 for the latest campaign, shot by Glen Luchford. All the fun of the fair as the nostalgia tinged film takes us to Coney Island. Ryder comes away with some stuffed animals while long-time friend of the brand Pitt pouts his way across the beach, shows a punchbag who’s the boss
Frank Clegg bags for Spring/Summer 2015; a reminder if one is even needed, that leather, in the right hands, is a thing of real beauty. The US maker goes from strength to strength, creating classic, never stale, accessories that you’ll own for years to come. Totes, briefcases, wallets, holdalls, handmade in Fall River, Massachusetts using 100% vegetable tanned hides from shrunken grain to the more flamboyant wild American alligator.
Il y a quelques mois, notre éditeur Dirnelli s’était déjà fait l’écho, dans ces colonnes, de tout le bien qu’il pensait de la maison Formosa à Naples, et notamment de son offre très qualitative en prêt-à-porter distribuée par le site No Man Walks Alone. Notre éditeur globe-trotter Paul Lux ayant lui aussi eu la possibilité de s’intéresser à cette gamme de costumes qui commence à faire beaucoup parler d’elle, nous avons le plaisir de publier ce jour un second article sur
As the new and properly fantastic issue of FANTASTIC MAN is at the printer, we’re taking a month off to relax and stretch and we hope readers will do the same. Today: the POSTERIOR SHOULDER STRECH, which increases the flexibility of the shoulders’ muscle tissue, improves posture and enhances blood flow in the shoulder area
Today on the Daily Dispatch, a 9-year-old shot and killed an instructor at a shooting range with an uzi, 3 women rob a man in Las Vegas, inserting the watches into their vaginas to attempt escape and Zara pulls it’s children’s ‘holocaust’ shirt from stores. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Is Nearly Killing People: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9jarmEIWpU AskMen: http://www.askmen.com/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AskMencom Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/AskMen Follow us on Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/askmen Let us know know your opinions by commenting below!
COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT gets its latest refreshment of sneakers via Generic Man – Japan by way of Los Angeles. The luxury shoe maker constructed a pair of clean black low-tops with multi-colored marbled soles for a unique switch-up to the typical monochromatic look of luxury leather sneakers.
While no one wants to be the stereotypical tourist (we hope), a bit of direction is sometimes needed to fully experience a foreign city. With help from Phaidon , Wallpaper* introduce a set of hardcover City Guides focused on some of the world’s most sought-after destinations including Paris, New York, Tokyo and Copenhagen
From Munich comes Unu, an electric scooter producer committed to design, performance and affordability.