News on Friday, August 1st, 2014

5:45 pm

“Heavy Tin” Waxed Bags by Filson – Available for a Limited Time Only

Heavy Tin Waxed Bags by Filson   Available for a Limited Time Only

Filson‘s latest Heavy Tin bags are a prime example of why the brand has remained one of the leading carryall manufacturers for over a decade. Utilized in an array of styles — briefcases, duffle bags and totes in various sizes — the material is not only extremely durable, but also waterproof and stain-resistant with double-coated wax. The bags are complete with bridle leather straps and brass hardware that naturally complement the rugged tan and grayish green colorways. We suggest you purchase these quickly, as these are being offered as an online exclusive for a limited time, only until August 31. Find which of them suits your fancy here, with prices ranging from $110 to $290.

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3:52 pm

More Stylish Rainwear from Elka Regntoej Fall/Winter 2014

More Stylish Rainwear from Elka Regntoej Fall/Winter 2014

You probably know the Danish rainwear maker from collaborations with brands like Norse Projects (see here). Well, Elka present their third collection under the name Elka Regntoej, their independent venture into the wet weather fashion world. Look for stylish amendments to classic hooded raincoats along with traditional mac-style coats for those of you who rock a suit. If you’ve ever picked up an Elka, you know they are quality — thick 320-gram PVC waterproof material with bonded seams. Look for their fall collection at select global retailers soon.

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2:29 pm

Where To Go This Weekend | August 2014, Week 1

Where To Go This Weekend | August 2014, Week 1

This summer is blowing past us — we can’t believe its already August. Well, at least it’s the weekend, and we have another packed travel guide for it. New Yorkers, clear your schedules because we have a lot for you guys — you’re in luck. From museum sleepovers and hotel pop-up shops to outdoor nap zones, all below.

See our other weekend travel guides here

 

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1:26 pm

Illustrated and Embroidered Swimwear by Tommy Penton for Orlebar Brown

Illustrated and Embroidered Swimwear by Tommy Penton for Orlebar Brown

Artist and illustrator Tommy Penton brings original drawings of New York, London and Paris to Orlebar Brown for an exclusive swimwear capsule. The London-based swimwear label print and embroider Penton’s signature “fluid line” art onto their classic Bulldog swim shorts, creating a uniquely textural fabric surface. Definitely not something we’re used to seeing on swim trunks. Watch a master at work below and pick up a swimsuit here.

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12:06 pm

Maison Martin Margiela Add New Items to their Line 13 Objects Collection

Maison Martin Margiela Add New Items to their Line 13 Objects Collection

We’re used to seeing strange, quirky and almost charmingly disturbing objects from Margiela like an empty snow globe or a vase covered in rabbit fur. MMM recently released some new additions to their Line 13: Objects Collections, and they don’t disappoint. Some of the less eyebrow-raising items are ostrich and goose feather pens, an embroidered clock and cotton stationery, but they sit alongside notebooks that don’t open, a mini ashtray that clips onto your chest pocket, and a carton of eggs filled with fortune messages. We understand if you need to read that again. Shop the new Objects here.

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11:11 am

Common Projects Fall/Winter 2014 Preview

Common Projects Fall/Winter 2014 Preview

Common Projects release a preview of their Fall/Winter 2014 collection with Style.com, giving us a peek at eight styles to be available soon. The range is made up of CP’s classic signature silhouettes like the Achilles sneaker and Chelsea boot, made in premium suede and wool. Deep, rich earth tones like navy, moss, and brown make up the collection with an insertion of a subtle black and gray camo pattern. Look forward to more information coming next week.

Common Projects Fall/Winter 2014 Preview

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10:00 am

High-Speed Choreography with the BMW M235i “Epic Driftmob”

High Speed Choreography with the BMW M235i Epic Driftmob

BMW take the M235i to the roads of Cape Town for this high-speed “Epic Driftmob.” “Is it possible to make a drift-choreography in a rotary traffic?” The answer seems to be ‘yes’ as this incredibly precise routine, featuring a lot of smoking tyres and some talented stunt drivers, displays some incredible moves. Press play.

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9:00 am

Italy’s Gervasoni Create the Nap-Friendly Nuvola Sofa Collection

Italys Gervasoni Create the Nap Friendly Nuvola Sofa Collection

If you’re looking for a piece of furniture designed to give you a giant hug, and let’s be truthful, who isn’t, then step up and take a look at the Nuvola sofa collection. Italian design company Gervasoni produce these pillow-like sofas, loveseats and chairs, overstuffed, almost fit to burst. A solid wood frame supports the goose down and polyester fibre quilting cushions, and best of all it comes in a futuristic metallic silver. The dream. Find them here.

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