Monthly Archives: June 2010

This Just In: Velskoen Desert Boots @ Hickoree’s.

An undisputed classic summer shoe, hell, year round shoe, is the desert boot. Clark’s may be the obvious choice but consider these. Velskoen desert boots, “vellies”. Hand-made in the coastal town of Swakopmund, Namibia, at the Herbert Schier factory. From … Continue reading

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The Brits are Arriving, The Brits are Arriving. Soon.

A curious black box arrived at my desk the other day.Inside, a tiny broom wagon heralding the class act gents at Rapha arriving stateside. For three months this summer, the Rapha Cycle Club will be located at 352 Bowery in … Continue reading

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Milton Glaser, born this day, 1929 in New York. Creator of one of the most iconic and well known logos out there, I Love N Y as well as the iconic Bob Dylan poster from 1967. Among his design work … Continue reading

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Into Right Now: Mark McNairy New Amsterdam, SS11.

Woolrich’s man on deck, Mark McNairy continues to turn the classics out on their ear. Shown at Capsule in Paris is his New Amsterdam collection for Spring ’11. And as if he hadn’t mastered the red brick sole mash up … Continue reading

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Get to Know: Baron Wells.

I’m sure some of you out there are familiar already with Baron Wells, purveyors of a small focused collection of shirts, sea pants, neckwear and accessories for both men and women. Modeled after the young wayfarers in search of perfectly … Continue reading

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T Minus 30.

Season 4 begins July 25th on AMC. 10pm/9C.

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On the Subject of: The Toyota Land Cruiser.

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