Monthly Archives: December 2011

Togs + Clogs x A Few Fine Things iPad Cases

These are a few of the coolest iPad cases Ive seen for ages. Two Manchester based companies new online lifestyle retailer Togs + Clogs & British bag maker A Few Fine Things have collaborated  to create a series of accessories. First of which are these iPad sleeves. Each one is made in Manchester and is constructed from a hard wearing traditional tweed, bound with full grain leather and finished with brass rivets and press-stud. The lining is a heavy twill, in brilliant pop colours. A snip at 60 of your hard earned english. Buy the little fellas here

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How to Make a Jailhouse Tattoo Machine

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Firstly don’t try this at home! The Vans Syndicate ‘Zine is always good when it comes to providing great original imagery, but they take a different route this time with an educational step-by-step guide on how to make a jailhouse tattoo machine. With the assistance of Fabian Alomar and his friend Trouble, Vans was able to put together a thorough documentation of the process recorded both visually and verbally culminating with an actual tattoo being given from the homemade machine.

Check the full instructions here

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Christian Louboutin Rantus Orlato Sneakers

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Although the studded styles from the label are more well known, the Rantus Orlato has become a staple in the Christian Louboutin men’s sneaker collection. The latest version to hit retail is an eye-catching leopard pony model, with a white midsole and the signature red outsole. These are now available through Louboutin.

Obey Christmas T-Shirt

Making the most of the holiday season, Obey adds Santa Claus into the equation by depicting him putting up an Obey Giant poster. Beats your Nanna’s hand made Christmas jumper any day!

 

Visvim Tabi Sashiko-Folk

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A rather interesting release comes this week from the visvim Footwear Collection. The Tabi Sashiko-Folk is a play on more traditional Japanese footwear, featuring a split-toe design. The upper is made of a premium suede with most of being covered in embroidery. The Japanese brand clearly shows in this release their deep knowledge and drive to release highly sophisticated and detailed product.

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A.P.C. x Carhartt

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Since their partnership proved to be so successful, fans will be happy to learn that Carhartt and A.P.C. are returning for the Winter 2011 season. In total there are going to be eight pieces that make up the collection and it ranges from outerwear, t-shirts, pants and even an apron. Without a doubt, the highlight of the collection are the outerwear that makes use of Carhartt’s work wear heritage. Delivery of these pieces will take place on December, 15th at select Carhartt and A.P.C. outlets across the globe.

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LN-CC x Yuketen

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I’m not ‘into’ most of the Yuketen styles to date, I don’t really know why but they remind me of either eskimos or lads dressed like they are Urban Fishing! Any how LN-CC have produced a pair that has changed me. They are made from black leather and feature brogue detailing. The uppers are hand stitched to a black, ‘Vibram’ wedge sole. The boots are finished with a hand stitched leather insole embossed with the Yuketen logo. Buy em out here

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Browns Cabinet de Curiosités x Common Projects

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In amongst Browns Cabinet de Curiosités limited edition offerings is this pair of very exclusive and ultra premium Common Projects Black crocodile skin ‘Achilles’ low-top sneakers. Priced at £2,400 they aren’t for everyone. Made in Italy of Crocodile skin, this is luxury sportswear to its extreme.

Vans Syndicate x Wtaps Burgundy Pack Release

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You guys went nuts for these when we showcased them back in July and after months of anticipation, the final installment of the WTAPS product for Vans will be released for Christmas 2011. The cordovan burgundy “Bones” pack marks the end of a 5-year relationship that saw some of the most solid sneakers from the Syndicate line. These will be hitting Syndicate dealers this week including Silo. Take a look at a product brief describing the pack below.

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Lanvin Leather Bomber Jacket

Lanvin continues to produce some of the most beautiful garments in the menswear industry with this butter soft leather bomber jacket. Blending the synergy of Lanvin’s refined aesthetic with an irreverent twist, the grey leather jacket boasts exposed raw seams alongside a ribbed collar, cuffs and hem