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Roundup March, 16 2014

Editor’s Selections | 10 Highlights of the Week

As we inch closer to spring, this week’s 10 selections of the many stories on Selectism focus on warm weather options. We feature our guide to 5 great sneakers, the latest basics collections from UNIS and A.O.CMS, an in-depth look at the history of Barbour’s International motorcycle jacket and more. Get up to speed on the very best stories of the week right here.

Our Guide to 5 Spring Sneakers

Our staff digs through the very best spring sneakers and chooses their favorite five of the week. A bunch of classics are in this stash including the on-going CdG x Converse low-top collaboration,  Italy’s Buttero and more.

10 All-Weather Cycling Goods

Springtime is just about a week away in the Northen Hemisphere and it’s a perfect time to reflect on transitional cycling gear that works in wet and dry conditions.  Neoprene boots from Rapha to Hövding’s very forward and innovative scarf helmet – take a look and prepare to start pedaling.

A Visit to “The Apartment” by The Line

Our photographer, Thomas Welch, stopped by The Line’s showroom “Apartment” on Greene Street in New York City for a home-like shopping experience. Go inside.

Great Basics from Stockholm’s A.O.CMS

Stockholm’s Rodrigo Gutierrez is the mine behind A.O.CMS, a forward basics brand that looks to reshape the landscape through strong fits and even stronger price points. We love their simple take on the traditional bomber jacket. Take a full look.

Aesop Opens New Pop-Up Shop in Brooklyn

The Invisible Dog Art Center and architect Frida Escobedo help welcome the new Aesop pop-up shop in Brooklyn, NY. Like all Aesop locations, the interior design is a step ahead of most and very progressive for modern apothecaries.

Barbour Chart the History of their International Motorcycle Jacket

Barbour looks back at the 75-year history of their iconic moto jacket in this short film. “Designed specifically for the International Six Day trials (ISDT) in the 1930s, worn by teams globally throughout the 50’s (97% of competitors wore them in the 1957 trials), 60’s and 70’, many will be familiar with images of Steve McQueen and stunt rider Bud Ekins wearing the jacket for the American ISDT Team.”

1000 Tattoos Book from Taschen

Taschen revisits their 2005 book. 1000 Tattoos from Berlin-based art gallerist, Burkhard Riemschneider, and Amsterdam’s tattoo artist, Henk Schiffmacher. Take a look inside the latest addition.

 

UNIS New York’s Green Basics Collection

Like A.O.CMS mentioned above, New York’s UNIS line looks to produce the very best classic on shirts and trousers for the casual man. UNIS sticks two military-green colorways for their offering this spring. Which collection do you prefer?

Inside the Home of Todd Barket and Carl Chiara of UNIONMADE

Our friends at TRNK-NYC stopped by the home UNIONMADE’s head bosses for an inside look at their home and living space. Fans of interior’s “porn” will certainly love the the home they have shared for 12 years. Peek inside…

The Ennis Eyeglasses from Oliver Peoples

This great pair of vintage looking eyeglasses from Oliver Peoples feature thick acetate bridge and front on metal-wire temple arms. A great, clean look for anyone in the market for new specs.

 

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