The Leffot Ivy Loafer is a lightweight flexible shoe that’s ideal for the warmer months and is handmade to perfection. The shell’s made of Genuine Horween unlined shell cordovan and crafted in Lewiston, Maine by Rancourt & Co. Shoecrafters expressly for New York’s Leffot. They’re hand sewn on a true moccasin construction.
The Y-3 line is hitting its 10th anniversary and with that comes, “This is my Dream”, a documentary about the Yohji Yamamoto, the gifted designer behind the collection. Rarely do we get a chance to get a look in to Mr. Yamamoto’s work and personal life so it’ll definitely be worth watching. The film’s screening this week at Tribeca Grand and will debut later this year.
Complex continues to push the envelope in print design and their cover for the June/July 2011 issue is another winner in our book. It pins Andy Samberg at the beach with Rick Ross in a shot that references this iconic poster from Jaws 2
Our rap/comedy dream team is really running things right now—the Saturday Night Live star just released Lonely Island’s second album Turtleneck & Chain, while the Bawse just dropped Maybach Music Group’s debut Self Made Vol. 1.
The issue officially hits newstands June 7 but you can catch the full cover story over at Complex now.
If you’re not familiar with The Bengal Stripe, it’s about time you folks get acquainted. Nico and company have done a tremendous job delivering some amazing content over the past few seasons. They’ve been able to effortlessly infuse their personal sense of style into their daily postings but this editorial puts them in front of a camera instead of behind the computer. The result’s really natural and really shows the boys are taking things to the next level with their creative content. Justin Chung was behind the lens on this one and as usual, the man’s delivering some amazing imagery.
Selectism turns us to Lanvin’s neckwear offering for Fall 2011 which happens to be filled with some amazing neckties and bowties. The long end of the necktie is finished in a wool while the short half is made from silk in a striped pattern. The bowties are really well-done as well as they feature some wool detailing atop the silk shell.
Dean and Dan Caten of DSQUARED² have unveiled their Life Ball Mini Cooper S Red Mudder. This Mini’s redesigned to tackle any obstacle or terrain with its new front gaurd, rally headlamps, tinted side windows with grilles and a spare tire on the tailgate. To take handling to the next level, the Cooper S is fitted with raised chassis and deep-tread all-terrain tires. Oh and if you’re rolling through the Mojave and forget which way’s home, just follow the newly-fitted compass on the inside.
Considering the twin brothers are Canadian, it’s only right the car have a maple leaf on the outside as well as the leather head restraints on the inside.
From Gitman Bros. comes this floral print button down. The timeless fit of Gitman is matched with a print that’s showing its face more and more as this season progresses. We’re not complaining as this specific style is really subtle and will work well in an array of stylings.
Recently, Oprah had Ralph Lauren on her show and though we had the opportunity to DVR it, we’re sure some of you out there didn’t. It’s a must-watch for anyone interested in knowing how this man came to be as iconic as he is today.
We’re hearing great things about GANT’s new website and online store for the U.S. market and being able to see the label’s goods from the comfort of our own cubicles and then sharing them instantly with our friends is priceless. This works well with GANT because it’s so highly sought-after and the accessibility just hasn’t been there on a national front.
As for this shirt, well, it’s an eye pleaser. It’s baseball inspired and features chambray blue raglan sleeves a slimmer cut. The shirt also boasts a higher collar stand than usual and contrasting fabric inside the collar and cuffs. Oh, and the classic GANT locker loop’s on the back. If this shirt wasn’t on your wish list before, then it should be.