For the first time, Aston Martin Works Service’s ‘Heritage Centre’ is attending the Goodwood Revival this weekend. For those not familiar, the Goodwood Revival is the premier UK classic car event and is world renowned, being ranked alongside events such as the Classic Lemans. The event is set in the grounds of Goodwood house and around the famous Goodwood motor racing circuit, a track which was home to many sports car races during the 1950s and 60s, a racing era Aston Martin heavily influenced, if not dominated, with cars such as the DB4 Zagato and drivers such as Stirling Moss.
This season’s New York Fashion Week brought along several milestones, most notably Fashion’s Night Out ever-growing success and Tumblr’s expanded participation in the slew of shows and happenings across the city. To take things to new heights, the Hudson Hotel played host to the Tumblr community’s top 20 fashion and style bloggers, affectionately referred to as the “Tumblr 20″. Through this non-paid partnership, Hudson created a cross-platform opportunity that seamlessly integrated content generated by bloggers during New York Fashion Week into the hotel’s physical spaces to create a unique experience for the hotel guests and visitors.
We first heard about the Land Rover Defender DC100 a few weeks back, but we’ve gotten much more info since then and this video from Land Rover really gives us a deeper look at the DC 100 and DC100 Sport concept vehicles. “For over 60 years Land Rover have been building vehicles renowned for their capability and versatility, perhaps none more so than the iconic Defender. With an eye to the future, Land Rover’s Design Director Gerry McGovern has led the Land Rover design team to explore a modern reinterpretation of the Defender.”
The folks at Acquire just turned us to the release of Canon’s S100, a follow-up to their highly successful manual-friendly S90 and S95 point-and-shoot cameras. The camera will feature a 12.1 Megapixel sensor that’s mated with a slightly wider and longer 24-120mm F2.0 lens. Other upgrades include a new Digic V image processor, ISO sensitivity beefed up to 6400, Full HD recording at 24 frames/sec and built-in GPS.
Italian label Finamore is known to offer some of the finest shirting the World over, and that’s primarily due to its longevity and perfection of trade. It’s the second-oldest shirtmaker in Naples and is fourth-generation-family-owned. You won’t find them at a wide range of stockists and their production partnerships are extremely exclusive. Beyond all the essentials you’d expect from a high-quality shirtmaker, Finamore offers unique detailing such as a hand-stitched and pleated shoulder insert for added mobility.
Mastermind Japan looks promising for the upcoming Fall/Winter seasons with this unstructured blazer leading the charge. The black cotton shell features a white spotted texture, peaked lapels, a patch breast pocket, two front patch pockets, all topped off with a three-button closure. What else could you want as you transition into the colder months ahead?
Mark McNairy’s New Amsterdam drops their Derby boot for F/W 2011 in a brown grain leather finish, designed by the man himself and produced in Northampton, England from high quality materials. The full leather cap toe and leather grain upper works well with the contrast woven laces, while the shoe’s full leather lining adds some much welcomed comfort.
The fine folks at Fine and Dandy have dropped new ties and bows for the fall, and the mix of patterns and fabrics throughout the offerings is really worth checking out. Some of the materials utilized include wool, wool/silk blends, silk, cotton and even corduroy. The best thing is that they’re all handmade here in New York City and priced accessibly between $45 and $54. Shop the goods at Fine and Dandy Shop.
C.P. Company’s Google jacket from seasons past has received its own theme collection this time around with a few jackets in the lineup as well as a knitted cap to top things off. They feature oil waxed canvas shells and high-density nylon materials. Prices range from $163 USD for the knit cap to $1,555 for some of the jackets. Look for the collection at select stockists worldwide.