CHUP socks for J.Crew

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Well, the temperature just dropped massively this week and it’s about time we all invest in some additional support for our feet. J.Crew’s just taken stock of a few different designs from CHUP that will keep you warm and add some subtle pop to your outfits. The Japanese sock brand uses an authentic stocking frame to create a durable, long lasting, and comfortable fit. The detailing is exceptional as the lengthy production process allows only 20-25 pairs to be crafted a day and each pair incorporates ethnic patterns and colors from all over the world. J.Crew currently carries four designs that will run through the holiday season.

HODINKEE Edition Stelvio Sunglasses

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HODINKEE has teamed up with motoring lifestyle brand Autodromo to deliver their latest work, the Stelvio sunglasses. Completely handmade in Japan, they’re named after the famous alpine pass – one of the finest driving roads in Italy – with each pair requiring over 130 operations to build and a month to complete. They are laser etched with a serial number, and made of the highest quality amber acetate in the world, with polarized cognac lenses. Each pair comes with a quilted leather carrying case inspired by some of our favorite vintage Ferraris. Numbers are limited here as only fifty pairs will be made.

Baxter of California Double-Edged Safety Razor Set

Baxter of California Double-Edged Safety Razor Set

From Baxter of California comes their latest creation, the Double-Edged Safety Razor set. Building on the doubled edged safety razor, Baxter added a badger hair shave brush and stand to the mix creating its first ever shave set. The handles on both the razor and badger hair shave brush are made of brass, nickel-plated and are polished to a shiny finish. They are both engraved with a pattern that borrows design elements from the classic barbershop pole.

Drake’s London For HODINKEE | Heritage Tie and Snowflake Pocket Square

Drake's London For HODINKEE | Heritage Tie and Snowflake Pocket Square

HODINKEE continues their relationship with Drake’s Of London as they’ve collaborated on another knit tie and added in a pocket square to the mix as well. The tie is again a silk knit (best on the market in our opinion), but this time, it comes in a beautiful red finish with gilt, hand-sewn dots. HODINKEE’s Heritage Tie could be the only red tie you’ll ever want to own. It’s inspired by the Tudor Black Bay, a gorgeous modern dive watch, and the HODINKEE team worked closely with the Drake’s to ensure the color match between the tie and the Black Bay’s bezel and gilt dial was spot on. Mission accomplished.

HODINKEE’s first foray into the pocket square market comes in the form of their Snowflake Square, which is inspired by another Tudor beauty, the Tudor Pelagos. The detail and craftsmanship is unparalleled as the thin silk square has hand-rolled edges and a great feel. The black and white colorway gives it a ton of versatility as well.

The HODINKEE Heritage Tie is available now for $155 and the Snowflake Square is as well for $72, both through the HODINKEE Shop. Until they undoubtedly sell out of course.

SOPHNET. x Trickers Shoehorn Keychain

SOPHNET. x Trickers Shoehorn Keychain

UK’s Trickers has teamed up with Japanese streetwear label SOPHNET. to create this shoehorn keychain. Talk about function meeting form. Each piece is engraved with Trickers for SOPHNET. branding in three different metallic finishes.

The SOPHNET. x Trickers Shoehorn Keychain can be found through select SOPHNET. stockists now.

New Era | Wall of Allegiance

New Era | Wall of Allegiance

This post is sponsored by New Era, the official cap of the MLB, as they introduce their #WearYourAllegiance campaign.

Introducing the Wall of Allegiance, a jaw-dropping array of New Era baseball caps that are more than just pieces of headwear. When you put on a New Era cap, it sends a message: This is my team. This is my hood. This is my style. The video below features legendary DJ Clark Kent introducing Lane Carter to the Wall of Allegiance, and shows him how putting on for your city can transport you into a heightened reality. When he dons the caps, Lane warps in to visit friends and fellow cap obsessives like producer/DJ Lunice. With New Era being the official cap of the MLB, it’s only right Dodgers Center Fielder Matt Kemp is featured in the video as well.

Maison Martin Margiela Limited Edition Moleskine Notebook for Japan

Maison Martin Margiela Limited Edition Moleskine Notebook for Japan

Moleskine and Maison Martin Margiela have teamed up for a limited edition notebook in an all-white finish. Ink stains and finger prints mark traces of time. Throughout the years, the Maison has reflected and played with traces, whether it be on clothing, in architectural places, or on objects. Created exclusively for Japan, this unique notebook is made of Belgian cotton. It will be pre-sold on August 28th at the year-long pop-up store L’ESPACE Maison Martin Margiela at Isetan Shijuku, Tokyo.

The notebook will be available from September 20th at select Maison Martin Margiela stores.

Profound Aesthetic ‘Flight of Birds’ Collection

Profound Aesthetic 'Flight of Birds' Collection

Profound Aesthetic has dropped a capsule collection of bucket hats and five panels, all of which feature a custom one-of-a-kind print designed by the brand’s Creative Director. The print is featured on a canvas fabric in both a natural and navy finish. The five panel is also fitted with a leather adjustable-strap back.

Profound’s “Flight of Birds” collection is available now through their online store and at Urban Outfitters.

Now Available | HODINKEE Horween Shell Cordovan Watch Straps

Now Available | HODINKEE Horween Shell Cordovan Watch Straps

The good folks at HODINKEE continue delivering excellence in editorial content but their retail endeavors have been quite impressive as well. First came a lineup of watch accessories that were made in Italy and then was a tie collaboration with the iconic British label Drake’s. Now, they’ve teamed up with Chicago’s Horween, America’s finest leather maker. Brands like Alden have been using their leather for ages and the brand has definitely withstood the test of time. HODINKEE has introduced a lineup of Horween Shell Cordovan leather watch straps that are made right here in the good ol’ US of A and available in two varieties, lined and unlined. The

The unlined straps are a flexible strip of shell cordovan with a steel buckle closure and matching stitching that almost disappears. The lined cordovan straps are a bit sportier and have a thin cushioned lining sewn into them with matching thread. The unlined comes in 18mm and 20mm while the lined come in 20mm and 22m variations. All sizes come in black, natural and Horween’s iconic Color #8. On the underside you’ll find a special HODINKEE/Horween logo that recalls the Horween logo stamped onto the raw shells at the Chicago tannery.

The entire line of HODINKEE Horween Shell Cordovan straps is available now through HODINKEE.

n.d.c. made by hand Fall/Winter 2013 Camouflage Collection

n.d.c. made by hand Fall/Winter 2013 Camouflage Collection

From n.d.c. made by hand comes a look at a limited edition camouflage release for the upcoming Fall 2013 season. The lineup ranges from the brand’s footwear offerings to leather goods and accessories. The Burford boot features double-stitched Blake construction and an upper with Tuscan ‘camouflage’ suede with vegetal-tanned leather details. Other standouts from the collection include n.d.c’s classic card and passport holders made with camouflage-printed calf-leather. The B10 is a day-bag that features newspaper side-straps and a removable shoulder strap and is made with camouflage-printed calf-suede & leather from Tuscany.

Look for the offerings to be available in the months ahead through n.d.c. stores in Paris, Berlin & Brussels as well as selected stockists worldwide.

IWC Schaffhausen TOP GUN Pilot’s Watch Collection

IWC Schaffhausen TOP GUN Pilot’s Watch Collection

IWC Schaffhausen has introduced three new Boutique models to extend the TOP GUN Pilot’s Watch squadron. A Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar, a Big Pilot’s Watch and a Pilot’s Watch Chronograph are all set to release bringing along some much-welcomed color to the overall IWC offerings. Available in limited numbers at IWC Boutiques worldwide, these watches feature red, green and blue hands and indices. Inspiration came from the cockpit instrument displays found in jets, which glow in various colours at night. The pieces are relatively light and feature ceramic cases while the back and crown are made of titanium.

This watches are a perfect mix of elegance and ruggedness. The IWC Schaffhausen TOP GUN Pilot’s Watch Collection can be found in limited editions through IWC Boutiques worldwide.