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Roundup April, 20 2014

Editor’s Selections | 10 Highlights of the Week

This week, we have a highlight from almost every content category, from shoes, bags, clothing, art, and architecture to even socks and hats. From Visvim, The Garbstore and Maison Martin Margiela to Ai Weiwei, revisit this week’s best stories below.

 

Selectism Vists | 10ft Single by Stella Dallas Vintage Shop

Our Visit this week was to 10ft Single by Stella Dallas, an extensive vintage store in Brooklyn. You can find everything from worn Levi’s selvedge jeans to Japanese souvenir jackets at the two-story shop.

 

Mykita for Maison Martin Margiela Eyewear Collaboration

Mykita and Margiela collaborated on an eyewear collection which released this past Thursday. The two strived to break classic frame shapes down to their brand “essences in a historical, but futuristic way.”

 

Ai Weiwei: According to What? Exhibit

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei brings According to What? to New York’s Brooklyn Museum. This is his largest exhibit in New York to date, and we strongly suggest a visit if you’re around. See other places you should Go This Weekend.

 

Selectism Buyer’s Guide | Bucket Hats

The bucket hat is making a comeback. We put together a selection of our favorites for the coming Spring 2014 season in this Buyer’s Guide.

 

WSJ Names Iwan Baan as “The Most Wanted Architecture Photographer” 

If you’re an avid reader of Arch Daily or other arch sites like we are, we guarantee that you’ve seen Iwan Baan‘s name somewhere. WSJ Magazine recently named him “the most wanted photographer in architecture,” so we took some time to look back on some of our favorites from his archival works.

 

Selectism Buyer’s Guide | Colorful Socks

There are so many inspiringly colorful socks out in the market right now, so we couldn’t help but to compile another guide here for you to shop. Shop away.

 

Sasquatchfabrix “Japanese Candle”

We are always a fan of Sasquatchfabrix clothing, so it caught our eye when we saw that they had candles. Nevermind the raw material infused into the candle wax body and the chic wooden wick; these candles were handmade by eight craftswomen in Fukuoka.

 

Visvim Patterned Suede Beuys Trekker

Visvim is another one of our favorite Japanese brands, and its Spring/Summer 2014 release of these suede Beuys Trekker Folk Chukkas in light patterned suede has us talking. We want.

 

Moynat and Guerlain Bespoke Trunk for the Orient Express

France’s top heritage leather goods maker and perfumer team up to make this extravagant bespoke trunk for the return of the Orient Express train service. The Moynat trunks take up to 250 man hours to hand-make and can costs an upwards of $55,000. Of course, each trunk comes stocked with Guerlain‘s fragrances.

 

The Garbstore Mid-Spring 2014 Lookbook

Our favorite lookbook of the week was that from The Garbstore, with the theme being “News.” Playful items like aprons with graphic publication logos splashed across like this Newsweek one made us smile.

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