In theaters today is Drive, an action-packed thriller starring Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan. The Gos stars as a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. We’ll let the trailers below breakdown the details but from the shots we’ve seen, we’re sure the movie will deliver on many accounts. Also, we couldn’t help but to notice Ryan’s impeccable taste (brown leather driving gloves) shining through in this role in a more understated manner, so this may be worth checking out for style inspiration alone.
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.”
This video takes us inside the factory as the Banner Lownsdale is being crafted to perfection. The Horween Chromexcel leather upper is fitted atop a Vibram sole, giving it a durable and rugged appeal that’s as wearable to work as it is to downtown.
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.
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.
Errolson Hugh, Head designer for Stone Island Shadow Project gives a brief intro of the brand and the Fall 2011 collection. We get an in-depth look at the PARSEQ GRID performance system that’s utilized in the collection. The innovative technology offers total weather-resistant design, something synonymous with the Shadow Project brand.
Though we reported on the release of LV’s Architecture and Interiors book a short while back, here’s a video from the Italian fashion house giving us a peek at what to expect. Rizzoli and Ediitons de La Martinière are set to publish the book on October 1 in two versions including a standard edition with pricing to start at $85 USD and a limited edition version with three monogrammed fabric slipcases that will run you about $130 USD.
Here, we have a video highlighting Adam Kimmel’s highly-touted collaboration with American workwear brand Carhartt. The product from the duo’s Fall 2011 collection is perfect for the months ahead as it features more muted tones and a rugged appeal. To coincide with the release of the upcoming season’s collection, a video’s been released which shows off the product in a different light.
Marcus Troy caught up with Nick Wooster at PROJECT in Las Vegas last week to get his thoughts on PROJECT Wooster, an installation inside the show that highlighted some of Nick’s favorite brands for the Spring 2012 season. The video below was shot exclusively for GQ Eye and highlights some of the brands on display like Dita, Barker Black, Boglioli and others.