Dr. Romanelli a.k.a. ‘Dr. X’ drops their latest capsule collection in collaboration with Japan’s Anachronorm, this time paying homage to Detroit’s auto industry. The steel and factory workers at the turn of the century are the specific focus of the ‘Detroit Steel Works’ collection which delivers some amazing remakes of vintage American work wear.
New Amsterdam is at it again with this two-tone brogue in a full grain tan leather and navy wool paneling. It features a natural brick rubber ridgeway sole just like another version of these longwings we featured a short while back. Other details include the contrast woven laces and a fully leather lined inner.
This tote bag from Maison Martin Margiela is part of the label’s autumn/winter pre-collection and features a soft tan leather shell that’s textured and supple. The simplistic design is what actually sets the bag apart. The two carry handles, front pocket and signature Margiela quad stitch pattern in white give us more reason to grab this bag before our next trip. The inside features a few handy pockets in several sizes as well as a zipped pocket.
We’re in love with floral prints right now as they can be worked in so many different ways during the summer time. This short sleeve version from White Mountaineering is a solid pickup as it features all-over floral print with button fastening on front and cuffs.
Cool Hunting recently sat down with A.P.C. Founder Jean Touitou for an interview worth checking out. Since 1987, the label’s been dishing out simplistic French design that’s wearable and modern but has a timeless appeal to it all. Cult label no more, A.P.C. is one of the most recognized labels in the World and with good reason. See the interview below.
Here’s a great looking camera strap for the summer time. Drop the mundane black strap and go with this border striped version from Roberu in orange or lime with tan leather detailing.
Our Legacy’s dropped some looks at their Summer 2011 offerings, a mix of well-sourced fabrics and highly detailed craftsmanship. The 1950′s shirt is shown in a polka dot print atop Japanese indigo fabric and a slimmer collar and hidden placket. The product’s available now through Our Legacy. More looks below.
To showcase their S/S ’11 sneaker collection, the folks at YSL have dropped this video which features several of the brand’s key footwear styles for spring. This short film’s shot in black and white and looks too play off the athletic heritage of the sneaker. The image above captures the Malibu high top sneaker in all white, one of our personal favorites.
Hodinkee turns us to this one of a kind TAG Heuer, a rare blend of timeless design and unparalleled construction and mechanics. The Monaco Mikrograph mates the brand’s iconic Monaco case to their very best mechanical movement. The stainless steel casing measures in at 43mm and features an elegant dial that shows a mixture of black lacquer and silver opaline. Here’s an easy guide on how to read the dial:
Though we covered the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster a few weeks back before its official unveiling, here’s a look at the rag-top convertible in all its glory. The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster is fitted with a 6.3L V8 front-mid engine that dishes out 563-hp and 479 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a 7-speed dual clutch transaxle transmission and a sports suspension with aluminum double wishbones. Utilizing the AMG DRIVE UNIT, the driver is allowed to pick from three different suspension modes including Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus. The fabric soft-top of the 2012 SLS AMG Roadster opens and closes in just 11 seconds and can be operated on the move at speeds of up to 31 mph.
Below, we’ve got some more imagery as well as a video showing the SLS AMG Roadster in action. (via egmCarTech)