Monthly Archives: March 2010

…And While You’re At It.

I know I literally just called the Tretorns new summer standards, but since you’re going to be pushing around on a zinger, may as well wear the appropriate footwear and look the part. I spotted these over at Bows&Arrows(and aside … Continue reading

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On the Subject of: Summer Standards.

The Zip Zinger. Cruisable. And as Krooked ripper Brad Cromer demonstrates, totally shreddable. Get on one. http://www.youtube.com/v/psNfs6HXVXY&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999

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Summer Standards: Tretorn Canvas Nylites.

I’ve been called a heretic for making this statement, and although I still love me a pair of authentics, there’s nothing wrong with a little variety. The Tretorn Canvas Nylite is a tennis shoe that, while it doesn’t have the … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Winter in Vermont.

After an epic winter spent getting up to Vermont as much as possible, Spring’s in the air and I’m feeling it. Time to put away the snowboard and wax up the longboard. Trade base layers for board shorts. Flannel for … Continue reading

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Tighten Up.

The Black Keys have a new album, Brothers, coming out on May 18th (playing MSG two days later). Click over to their MySpace page to have a listen to the first single, Tighten Up, produced by Danger Mouse. Good stuff.

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Iconic: Kurosawa’s 100th.

March 23, 1910 – September 6, 1998.http://www.youtube.com/v/ZxCXyhRMz00&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999

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Received: O’Shields-Ricker Canvas Bag.

I first encountered Jeff Ricker’s bags at the wonderful NK Shop in LA. They’re constructed from old military duffels and postal bags. Cotton webbing straps. Each one unique. As sturdy as they are handsome. I brought one back with me … Continue reading

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