Though we’ve seen Yuketen’s 5 Eye Maine Guide Boot in past seasons, this year’s the first time we’ve seen it in this green leather finish and boy is it impressive. It’s got the hand-stitched moccasin toe while the tongue is crafted from soft, durable brown leather. The details are immense as the top of the heel to assist with pulling on the boot and there’s also a reinforced panel that runs up the back of each heel. The off white Vibram sole features a sturdy tread and works really well with the green and brown upper.
A few weeks back, Original Penguin launched one of the most creative campaigns in recent memory. They reignited the brand’s roots by shedding light on a piece that’s an iconic artifact from the brand’s archives — the Original Penguin Jacket. In the final video in the series, “Hello Detroit”, the folks pay homage to the motor city with an OP twist. Check out the video below.
Albam has dropped a few pocket squares into their current F/W lineup, all of which are made from premium Japanese cotton and come in really unique prints. They’re meticulously crafted in England. More shots of the offerings below.
We’re a long ways before the 2013 BMW M6 hits showrooms but no worries as Alpina has unveiled the B6 Coupe at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. It features a twin-turbo charging and intercooler system that delivers 540-hp at 5,500 rpm with a max torque of 516 lb-ft at 3,000 rpm. and mates the engine to an advanced ZF Switch-Tronic 8-speed Sport Automatic Transmission, giving the Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Coupe a 0 to 62 mph time of 4.4 seconds and top speed of 198 mph.
Patrik Ervell delivers this unique piece, giving us a standard button-down shirt in an 8 oz. white cotton denim shell. The shirt, made from a thick Japanese denim fabric, features single needle tailoring, seam placement that creates a soft shoulder silhouette, club collar and is topped off with mother of pearl buttons.
From Levi’s Made & Crafted comes this two tone leather varsity jacket which features a navy blue body with brown sleeves. The design’s as timeless as they come and the detailing is immense. The craftsmanship of Levi’s Made & Crafted stems from the origin of the majority of the line’s pieces, with this varsity jacket coming straight from Italy. The color combination is really epic as it will be a perfect go-to jacket throughout the winter and there’s no doubt it will last you for years to come.
Here’s a look at Goodhood‘s seasonal print publication, the “Paper 2″ newspaper. There’s a ton of unique content in the mix including product highlights, cookbooks, staff picks and more. Some of the features have already hit the store’s blog though presentation is quite different. You can grab the “Paper 2″ newspaper for free in-store and it will be shipped with every online purchase as well, though no telling when it will run out.
Since 1973, GRP knitwear has been manufactured in the Tuscan hills near the city of Florence. The craftsmanship in this area of Italy is unmatched by any other and from what we’ve seen from GRP, we’re certain you won’t be disappointed. “The Tuscan factory of G.R.P. has been crafting fine knitwear for over 35 years. Tucked away in the village of Carmignano on the Medicean hills, skilled artisans use the finest quality yarns and trimmings to create these luxurious garments.” This knit shawl cardigan sweater comes in an effortless grey/black finish with ribbed cuffs and hem, allowing the warmth to stay and making you look good while doing it.
Here, we have shots from New York-based swimwear label Onia’s Resort 2011 lookbook. The collection features four styles in a range of colors and exclusive Liberty of London prints. Some pieces are more subtle than others but the pieces are made with such great attention to detail that they’re really hard to ignore. There aren’t enough swimwear brands on the market that are able to consistently deliver wearable pieces but Carl Cunow and company have somehow managed to do just that. Beyond the great product, Onia is offering up great customer service to boot. Point in case, if you happen to be in Manhattan, opt for same-day delivery to get the goods in as little as an hour. Shop the goods at Onia.com.