Root Cases has ditched their plastic cases for the iPad 2 and gone with a few different ones made from wood instead. You can opt for either North American Walnut or eco-friendly, South Asiatic Bamboo.
After tons of rumors and speculation, Facebook has officially unveiled their iPad app.The app’s well designed, and puts a ton of emphasis on the iPad multitouch interface. Expect some of the features to trickle down to the iPhone app in the near future as well. The app features hi-res photos, access to games, chat and more. Everything is accessible with a simple dropdown menu and navigation bar helping you when needed.
Buttero have redesigned their hiking boot for Fall 2011, blessing them with premium suede uppers and sheep wool tongue and lining. These look undeniably comfortable and will surely deliver the warmth when time comes. They’re handcrafted in Italy and come in beige or brown. Fine details include brass eyelets with leather lacing and a contrast leather detail at heel. Leather midsoles and Vibram outsoles with stitched welt give these boots a solid foundation.
Hodinkee turns us to the recently-unveiled Panerai Luminor Marina 1950 3 Days a.k.a. the PAM 00422. It’s a great looking timepiece that features Panerai’s new in-house P. 3001 caliber which has hour, minutes, small seconds at 9 o’clock and a power reserve of three days that can be viewed through the case back. It’s sized at 47mm and comes on a natural calf leather strap that has not been treated in any way. The Panerai Luminor Marina 1950 3 Days is limited to 2,000 pieces.
Left Field has released a few pieces inspired by Champion sweatshirts from the 1950s. The Left Field Crossgrains are made with their fleece running horizontally instead of vertically, helping to maintain the sweats’ shape, and prevent shrinking. Left Field’s product is always impeccably designed and the attention to detail is always apparent. Here, there are five pieces in total — three crews and two hoods — all made from burly 16 oz., 100% ringspun cotton loop terry, all produced in the United States.
Some of the features on the Crew include a v-stitch at the neck with ribbed insert, side-panel construction and ribbed cuffs and hem. The Hoodies feature thermal lining in the hood, natural cotton tape drawstrings, vintage style pockets and a heavy-duty, US-made YKK zipper.
From San Francisco’s Unionmade comes a look at Unionmade Indigo, an exclusive capsule of indigo inspired merchandise made in collaboration with a handful of the shop’s favorite designers and brands. Among them is Golden Bear, Gitman Vintage, Steel and a few others. The goods from the capsule are available in store as well as online.
Introducing the Popsicle club tie from The Windmill Club. Though you normally wouldn’t associate the cold dessert with anything but a hot summer day, this tie is featured in a burgundy finish that’s oh so perfect for the winter months. It’s handcrafted in NYC and measures 2.75 inches at its widest point, and is limited to eight pieces, each produced from dead stock British silk.
Rose & Born launched in 1989, with a storefront in the heart of Stockholm. Known primarily for their solid line of menswear, the shop itself also dishes out a good mixture of other brands. The product lineup for their in-house label ranges from coats and jackets to shirting, suits and accessories. The hand-picked fabrics are timeless and the quality and fit is something the modern man will appreciate. The lookbook is well-styled and is presented in polaroid-style shots.
California-based Oliver Peoples has hit the big 2-5 and to celebrate, they designed a small capsule collection that’s made in Japan and available in limited numbers. The four styles include the Myriel, NDG Flip Clip, Florenz 46 and J Gold, with each piece made with the utmost care and detail. (via hb)
Here we have a look at Moncler V’s suede mountain boots for the fall and winter. The tricolor detailing on the mid-sole help to define the shoe while all other features and design work is effortless timeless. It takes some inspiration from the visvim Serra silhouette, for those of you that are familiar. They feature a waxed suede upper, calf leather lining, D-ring lacing system, leather mid-sole and heavy Vibram outer sole.