A NSFW Preview of “A Study in Fetishisms” Vol. 2

Photographer Jonathan Leder may be considered a master of his craft. For years, Leder has photographed the female form in a manner that reminds us of nudes from an earlier time

Staple Presents Two Deliveries for Its Holiday 2014 Collection

Staple presents its « Linear Study » Holiday 2014 lookbook, featuring a mix of graphic-heavy and minimal essentials for the cold-weather months.

Timekeeping Selects: OMEGA Seamaster Professional “SHOM”

For the 11th installment of our Timekeeping Selects series with Analog/Shift, we’re presenting an OMEGA Seamaster Professional « SHOM » ($1,650) , designed for the study of French coasts in 1973 by the Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine . …

Nikeames by Ora Ito, an Eames-Inspired Nike Trainer

Fast Co. Design have jokingly called these “the worst thing in the world.” Ora Ito, a French furniture designer, conceptualized this Nike -branded trainer as an “homage to Charles and Ray Eames ,” specifically taking from their original  Eames Lounge 750 armchair . The molded plywood shows up at the heel, upper and base, integrated with a black Gore-Tex slipper.

Inside Tom Dixon’s Revamped London Shop

After a number of renovations since 2002, Tom Dixon has revamped its London brick-and-mortar shop with their new merchandise for the fall. With hints of inspiration from a 1970s home, the re-done storefront is divided into several rooms — The Dining Room, The Club, The Lab, The Study and The Gift Emporium — filled with latest products including the sand-cast aluminum ”Gem” collection  and the  “Club” furniture and lighting collection

Science 1, Creeps 0: This New Tech Could Help Identify Date Rape Drugs In Drinks – Daily Dispatch

Today on The Daily Dispatch, we look at the portable date rape drug detector, a study showing that acetaminophen for back pain is ineffective, and another study that proves sugar will officially kill you. Meet Coolest – The Cooler With A Blender, Bluetooth Speaker, And USB Charger Built-In: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SGz7LETn3o 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 Leave your reactions in the comments and we’ll see you next time on The Daily Dispatch!

Will Matt Damon Be Bourne Again? And Will We All Be Killed In A Robo-Pocalypse?

Today on The Daily Dispatch, the Hollywood rumor mill gives us hope that Matt Damon could be returning as Jason Bourne. Also, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking team up with some stern warnings about the future of A.I., and Dov Charney gets the axe from American Apparel after one too many sex scandals.

Sexism Can Get You Killed And It’ll Be Your Own Damn Fault

Hurricanes with female names take, on average, twice the number of lives of with those with male names. Are we somehow emboldening Mother Nature to kick hurricanes into high gear by giving them more delicate-sounding names

Goods For the Study | McNally Jackson

If there’s one thing literary types enjoy more than reading books, it’s talking about them.

Look Inside the New Erotic Biannual “A Study in Fetishisms: Manifesto” Vol. 1

Photographer Jonathan Leder and model Amy Hood bring us a new erotic magazine entitled A Study in Fetishisms: Manifesto .

Michael Swift: Horologist

Few people are even aware of what a horologist is, let alone the unfathomable patience and care required of such a craftsman. Michael Swift has humbly practiced that expansive profession, encompassing everything from watch repair to the study of timekeeping, for nearly four decades. This micro-documentary from Big Baby Productions sheds light on Swift’s lifework and allows him to reflect on the trade

A Trip to the Typical Fly Shop

Anywhere you find fish that can be caught on a fly (which is just about anywhere you find fish) you’ll find a fly shop.

Rikers Island Prisoners Study Burberry and Learn Fashion Theory

Criminals look to become celebrated designers.

Tasting Notes: Palmetto Moonshine

Moonshine is dangerous: for backwoods brewers, the lawmen chasing them (whom we imagine as bumbling Sheriff Roscoes) and for your sobriety. Palmetto Moonshine , South Carolina’s first legal moonshine distillery, claims to deliver a hooch that tastes less like jet fuel and more like fine liquor. We were skeptical.

Briefings: Bond Theme, Speaking Scotch, Advice for Advisers, the Boss’s Promise and Louie Takes a Break

The coffee-laden mist rising out of our morning mugs is music to our noses.

The Art Collector

The Kips Bay Decorator Show House closes this Thursday so I hope you had a chance to visit.

Briefings: The Great GoogaMooga, Optimism, Kevin Costner, Alabama Shakes, and Damsels in Distress

Sometimes it feels like there’s this prevailing attitude of cool indifference, not taking things too seriously, blase raised to the nth power. We’re glad to see signs of change. For one thing, Kevin Costner had a good conversation with Esquire about shoving people against fences and not being able to afford chocolate milk

Fox and Flyte

An assortment of goodies from Fox and Flyte.

L.B.M. F/W 2011: The Jackets

Back in March I gave you guys the first look at some F/W 2011 looks from L.B.M. 1911 – one of the most buzzworthy (no Pitchfork) and rising names in menswear right now.

Case Study

Messenger bag, you’re dead to me. Long live the briefcase.