From Patrik Ervell comes this American-made day pack that’s made from soft deerskin leather and also fitted with horse hair braid straps. The bag features a very minimalistic design as it has one big pocket and one smaller one on the outsider of that.
Here’s one of our favorite outerwear pieces for the upcoming fall and winter seasons. Kitsune manages to pull out one of their best designs to date with this Mountain Jacket. It comes in a polyester blend shell in navy and some magnificent detailing like the toggle closure and large front pockets. The hood collapses too so you can pull it out when you really need it.
Canadian-based designer Mobiado has released the first phone from their Aston Martin collection — The Grand 350. Made in collaboration with the luxury automaker, the Grand 350 Aston Martin’s body is made from CNC machined aluminum and with a frame that’s then inlayed with sapphire crystal. The buttons on the phone are a solid combination of sapphire crystal and stainless steel while the shell comes in black, black satin, and silver.
We’re really happy to hear that Levi’s Made & Crafted has opened a special shop-in-shop within the Levi’s Red Tab store in Rome. This is the first Levi’s Made & Crafted shop-in-shop in Italy with the only other Levi’s Made & Crafted space of this kind being within Cinch, the Levi’s Vintage Clothing store in London.
Fujifilm‘s dropped a promo video building up some anticipation for the X10 in the process. The video covers specs and just about everything else you’ll need to know about the camera. Some fine details and features to note include the metal Zoom Ring with built-in power switch, exposure control, a RAW button, full HD recording capabilities and super intelligent flash that takes things next level. Between this and the Finepix X100, the X series is looking like one of Fuji’s most sound collections.
We’d like to turn you all to a new premium eyewear brand coming out of California. Shauns Shades delivers top quality frames that are designed in Cali but hand made in Italy utilizing the finest materials in the process like Carl Zeiss lenses. They’re very wearable and are limited in branding as it only features a Braille “S” logo at the tip of the left temple in SHAUNS SHADES signature green.
Last week, we were invited by the folks at Scion to Manhattan Beach for a low key test drive of the 2012 Scion iQ. We agreed because we had heard a few things about the new compact car from the Japanese automaker and really wanted to see what it was all about. I will tell you right away that most people have their reservations about Scions and I’m sure some had their thoughts on the iQ as well.
Tokyo faces a new reality after the tragedy of 3/11. While persistent challenges still lay ahead, the city’s creative class is hell-bent on making sure that their hometown thrives. Innovative and resilient, they are defining the future of Tokyo on their own terms. In this video series by Palladium Boots, Pharrell goes on to explore the city and all the inner happenings that drive this cultural city.
Iconic American workwear brand Carhartt is really doing some tremendous things right now. As if their collaboration with Adam Kimmel wasn’t enough, they’ve released the Gadgets Collection for F/W 2011 that gives us military and outdoor product that’s pretty darn useful. Most of the goods are delivered in military green or camouflage, among them iPhone and iPad accessories, a Moleskine Notebook, flashlight and much more.
Italian label Diemme delivers this colorway of their Firenze boot exclusively for Nitty Gritty. It’s one the more versatile offerings from Diemme and the chocolate brown shell in suede is perfect for the winter season. “A lightweight plain toe suede boot with a white Christy Vibram Wedge Sole. Contrasting yellow laces, metal eyelets and heel pull loop.”