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Oakley Heritage Collection

Oakley Heritage Collection

The eyewear giant Oakley re-releases original '80s designs to celebrate their 30th anniversary. The Heritage Collection salutes the evolution of a revolution. By bringing back vintage rarities like Eyeshades, Razor Blades and Frogskins for a limited time, today’s athletes can carry the colors of history and pride. In 1984, then-garage-based brand Oakley and founder Jim …

Edwin x Léger Laptop Sleeve

Edwin x Léger Laptop Sleeve

Based in the heart of Lyon, Atelier Léger continue to produce limited runs of hand-crafted bags and leather goods. The Edwin x Léger Laptop Sleeve (roughly $410) is the second collaboration between Edwin Europe Léger, creating a beautiful, yet functional laptop case. This case is designed to accommodate 13" devices and is made to order, taking up to …


Beck’s Cool At Home With Micky Beisenherz

Beck’s Cool At Home With Micky Beisenherz

"I‘m having a party tonight. So if you know where I live, you‘re welcome!" Well, not that easy, but a limited amount of tickets for the home party with author and moderator Micky Beisenherz can be won, you can apply here at Beck’s. What makes a good party? Good people hanging around and talking about …

2Face - Two Sided, Handcrafted, Leather Backpack

2Face – Two Sided, Handcrafted, Leather Backpack

The two young architects and designers from Chivote made a goal to create a premium leather backpack with a twist. The result is the 2Face, the first two sided, handcrafted, premium leather backpack. Backpacks are to be one of the most comfortable ways to carry things around, but often existing bag designs don’t match with …

Be There Or Be Square: Beck’s Cool At Home

Be There Or Be Square: Beck’s Cool At Home

Among the global trends for this year is a march to 'mindful living,' with more people actively trying to shut out distractions and focus on the moment. But maybe you don't need a Search Inside Yourself course, because staying at home is the new going-out – you're enjoying what you're doing in the here and …


Innovative 1-Click Lace Lock System

Innovative 1-Click Lace Lock System

ClickTight, founded in 2012 by Jurrien Theuvenet in Amsterdam, has the mission to eliminate the headache of loose laces and double knots. The original idea for the 1-click solution to fastening and loosening laces came to him after he developed a lace lock system for board shorts on the beaches of Mexico. He quickly realized that …

Everyday Flask Made To Last #IzolaStyle

Everyday Flask Made To Last #IzolaStyle

Living in an Urban City there are countless moments when a drink is necessary. Get the flexibility you need while tackling those server issues no one understands, a flask can be a lifesaver and is always a good companian. Dating back to medieval times, the flask carries with it the time-honored tradition of allowing you …

Intelligent Multimedia Monster

Intelligent Multimedia Monster

There are plenty of options out there if you're looking for an all-in-one connected media center and speaker system. The Tubecore Duo ($479) features a modular design of high powered audio components designed around a Class A Preamp Core and features a powerful embedded computer. Since everything is modular, Duo can be upgraded and modified in …


Photo Film Screenprint Series

Photo Film Screenprint Series

Jerome Daksiewicz created a series of (mostly vintage) prints for Nomo to celebrate the history of analog film photography. Since the first official photograph in 1827 by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, it has been estimated that over one trillion photographs have been printed. Since the advent of the digital camera, photo film production has been on …

Direttore Luxury Bag Collection

Direttore Luxury Bag Collection

The Direttore team is a unique combination of individuals coming from three different continents around the globe. The first collection of exclusively hand crafted leather goods, ranging from business briefcase, iPad case, phone case and the Marocco Grigio edition, come in an exclusive limited edition currently available via Indiegogo. Marroco Grigio came about during a …

Getting Ready For The Summer In The City

Getting Ready For The Summer In The City

Whether you're getting ready for the summer in the city, or just dealing with a commute as the last bits of snow continue to stubbornly fall, the Icon collection can handle it all. The new apparel collection by Oakley meets the requirements for all areas of a modern urban dweller for surviving the urban jungle. …


Enjoy Beck’s Cool At Home With Markus Kavka

Enjoy Beck’s Cool At Home With Markus Kavka

Journalist, author, moderator and DJ Markus Kavka spent his childhood and youth in a nearby village of his birthtown Ingolstadt, Germany. According his statement Manching is a village with a traffic light at that time, two discos and three supermarkets. This circumstances led him to study theatre arts, communicology and American studies, resulting in one …

Overgrowth – A Collaborative Artistic Project

Overgrowth – A Collaborative Artistic Project

Overgrowth is a ongoing collaborative artistic project created by Parker Fitzgerald, the photographer that takes most of the images for Kinfolk magazine and floral designer Riley Messina. Inspired by a pursuit of beauty, Messina combines classically thoughtful botanical designs with Fitzgerald's carefully considered film images in an expression of the multifaceted relationship between humankind and …


Where Are The Letters?

Where Are The Letters?

Taking minimalism to a whole new level, Das Keyboard 4 Ultimate ($169) mechanical keyboard is a completely blank keyboard for programmers, internet surfers, freelancers and others who work eight to 12 hours a day at their computers. Because they know their keyboard is the tool they touch the most, making it the most important tool in …

Small Garrison Easy-Access Bag

Small Garrison Easy-Access Bag

The Colorado-based carry goods label Winter Session is now offering a smaller version of their flagship Garrison Bag. 25% smaller than the original Garrison, the unisex Small Garrison Bag ($265) comes in two colors - 15 oz. natural canvas with a 20 oz. grey waxed bottom, and all-grey 20 oz. waxed - and features the …

Fashion Up Your Gear

Fashion Up Your Gear

A simple way to customize your photo gear to reflect your own style is to use a custom camera strap. Brown is probably one of the most popular colors when it comes to dyeing leather hides and Istanbul-based commercial photographer F. Aydin Yunusoglu and Funda Yunusoglu from Redier just had to use this classic look …


Less Complexity – Made In Switzerland

Less Complexity – Made In Switzerland

Emmanuel Schafer has turned his hobby into a profession. On request, the Swiss artist builds cycles for an exclusive circle of clients reduced to the max. A cycle from the house of Kreepz is understated by definition, they are simply works of art, tailored to the wishes of the future owner. Schafer does not like …

Nikon Df Experience User's Guide

Nikon Df Experience User’s Guide

The introduction of the Nikon Df brings forth a unique camera in the Nikon DSLR line-up. With its retro-inspired design and manually controlled dials for exposure settings, it recalls the appearance and operation of classic Nikon film SLRs such as the F2S, F3, and FM models. Take control of your Nikon Df with Douglas J. …

Enjoy Beck’s Cool At Home With Nilz Bokelberg

Enjoy Beck’s Cool At Home With Nilz Bokelberg

The Clash, The Cure, Weezer, Nikka Costa, Muff Potter, those are the bands German blogger and music channel VIVA's former best known VJ presenter Nilz Bokelberg grew up with. And it seems to be all about music, soundtracks, videos and records in his life. That's why he wants to invite you to his house to …


Eclipse Rugged Motorcycle Jacket

Eclipse Rugged Motorcycle Jacket

Inspired by SPIDI’s renowned custom MotoGP gear and a shared appreciation for both technical performance and design, AETHER teamed up with the Italian motorsport brand to create the Eclipse Motorcycle Jacket ($1,195). Made with a premium leather shell and yarn-dyed cotton lining, the Eclipse uses hand- selected natural materials that have been prepared in traditional …

Water Changes Everything

Water Changes Everything

Sherry Ott and Charlie Grosso hit the road with an auto rickshaw (tuk tuk), across the length of India (3500km), as a part of the Rickshaw Run by charity:water to raise $15,000 to bring 750 people clean water. Many of us have no idea what it's like to be thirsty. We have plenty of water to …

Muhammadiyah Welfare Home By Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz

Muhammadiyah Welfare Home By Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz

The photographs and documentary of the Muhammadiyah Welfare Home by Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz serve as a reminder of what visual storytelling can do for the storyteller, not just by way of telling a story but to use it as a means of coming to terms with existing conditions and recognising the similarities, the hopes and …