Thursday, July 30, 2015

45rpm F/W 2015

Of course you are impressed by the fall/winter 2015 collection from 45rpm. The longstanding Japanese style pacesetter quietly continues to deliver hot fire, season after season. The rest of the lookbook images, shot in the country and at the seaside, are after the jump.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Manolo Robles Skates a Penny Board

While Spanish skateboarder Manolo Robles could easily be featured here for his amazing beard, you're more impressed with his ability to positively rip on a Penny board.  

Monday, July 27, 2015

Vans Vault x KICKS/HI

KICKS/HI, your source for sneakers in Honolulu, just released their latest collaboration with Vans Vault. It features canvas "Authentic" and "Sk8-Hi" models embroidered with the retailer's mynah bird design.  

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Deluxe F/W 2015

You're always eager to see what the Japanese brand, Deluxe, is up to. In his pursuit of the purest American style, designer Hideki Kimura has been known to produce standout collections that feature noteworthy collaborations. It appears his latest offering is no exception.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Through Clouds and Water: A Film About Surfing in the Northeast of England

Surfing regularly in the North Sea has given you a sort of appreciation for imperfect waves, frigid temperatures, and generally unfavorable conditions, so this video by A Common Future for Nowness resonated. It captures the spirit of England's industrial north as well as the spirit of the surfers there.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Ring Jacket F/W 2015

The Fall/Winter 2015 collection from Osaka's Ring Jacket marks the brand's first launch in the United States. Using a blend of Japanese, British, American, and Italian sensibilities, they have been producing some of the finest Japanese ready-to-wear garments since 1954. 

Friday, July 17, 2015

Ernest Packaging | Cardboard Chaos: Surf and Skate

Hats off to Ernest Packaging Solutions for creating a space for creativity, innovation, and all-around fun. Their "Cardboard Chaos" series, in conjunction with Signal Snowboards, is all about testing the limits of cardboard through a bunch of design challenges. In the videos below, a surfboard and skateboard are designed and built from paper before being field tested by pros like Tony Hawk. 

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Gieves & Hawkes S/S 2016

Dating to 1771, Gieves & Hawkes is one of the oldest tailoring houses in the world, and while they still offer bespoke tailoring and shoe making that is the epitome of refinement and sartorial precision, creative director Jason Basmajian's most recent collection appears decidedly more casual.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

lurknyc | "Vacancy"

"Vacancy" is the newest clip from Nick von Werssowetz, aka lurknyc, the up-and-coming videographer documenting NYC skateboarders. It has all the grit and grime you've come to expect from von Werssowetz and his crew, especially after the release of "Strangers" (2015), a 16-minute rampage through the streets of New York.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Nanamica F/W 2015

Eiichiro Homma has been designing Nanamica (translation: House of the Seven Seas) since 2003, and he continues to be at the forefront of contemporary Japanese menswear. (He is also responsible for North Face Purple Label.) Homma's latest Nanamica collection, entitled "One Ocean, All Lands," represents the things you love about the brand: very wearable, modern interpretations of traditional pieces made from technically advanced materials. Who doesn't like to look good while staying warm and dry?