Our hearts have gradually been won over by the craft, quality and personality of Inventory magazine. It seems that there are zillion niche independent “lifestyle” magazines in the world already and — in spite of the Internet — more seem to quixotically appear each month. The magazine is more about
This has got to be the most stylish and the only stand-alone shop of super-stylish eyewear brand Oliver Peoples we’ve seen. Its architectural design aesthetic is so fitting for its location in Malibu, near Los Angeles.
At the current 10-year anniversary exhibition at the Mori Art Museum at Roppongi Hills, in Tokyo, a gallery was devoted to a mini-retrospective of the futuristic, thought-provoking design and style of cult Japanese fashion brand Final Home.
Partner in crime Nick, a creative director at an influential downtown New York City advertising agency, took a moment on a recent night out in SoHo to show off and share the awesome three-star tattoo on his forearm. Love it.
Partner in crime Moritz was wearing such a superdope graphic t-shirt on a recent night out on downtown New York City, that we asked him to model it for us. The tee design is a brilliant, whimsical image with a kind of retro English, possibly Edwardian quality to it, like
A Bathing Ape (or BAPE), the global Japanese clothing and lifestyle brand started by creator and Tokyo music producer Nigo, is twenty years old. To mark this milestone, there’s an anniversary exhibition of Bathing Ape design and classic artifacts at Daikanyama T-Site, the super-architecturally stylish and utopian Tsutaya-Starbucks shopping complex
The big, bold illuminated sign at the massive Opening Ceremony store in Shibuya, in Tokyo. Compared to the SoHo loft spaces Opening Ceremony occupies at its flagship store on Howard Street in SoHo, New York, the Tokyo branch of OC is so large and spacious it’s practically a department store
The bald mannequin in the display window at designer Vivienne Tam’s Mercer Street store in SoHo, in New York City.
There’s a new set of Argentina-themed Opening Ceremony flags and banners hanging in front of the influential clothing retailer’s original New York City store on Howard Street in SoHo. one of the banners say “Visita Argentina.”
The exterior shop signage at the Alexander Wang store on Mercer and Grand streets in SoHo, in New York City. The shop occupies a massive ground-floor space that until recently was the home for many years to Japanese fashion designer Yoji Yamamoto. Both the old occupant (Yamamoto) and the new
Was Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi’s killer a New York Yankees fan? Was his executioner partial to graphic t-shirts? The dramatic newspaper pictures and headlines of the late Libyan leader’s capture and captors suggest so (in typical hyperbolic New York style). Check out the pix of various New York City newspapers below.
Mykita is a maker of high-quality, high-end eyewear. The company has built a much-loved brand around the design and manufacture of edgy, stylish hand-made frames that sell globally to a loyal following. (We have to admit, we are among the brand’s devotees, with a couple of pairs of Mykita glasses
During a private invitation-only tour with Vogue magazine, Global Graphica publisher Van Corsa took a few pix of the recent Alexander McQueen “Savage Beauty” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The show was a large retrospective of McQueen’s work. The late fashion designer was an