Levi’s Made & Crafted Pop Up at Smith + Butler

Levi's Made & Crafted S/S 2012 Pop Up at Smith + Butler

Levi’s Made & Crafted have set up shop inside Brooklyn-based retailer, Smith + Butler. It’s a great join, as both brands are known for their passion for traditional American style. The pieces in Made & Crafted’s Spring 2012 collection keep this in mind while still being modern and wearable. The range includes denim, tees, woven shirts, outerwear, and accessories.

Levi’s Made & Crafted inside Smith + Butler
225 Smith StreetBrooklyn, NY 11231 (718) 855-4295

Inside Look | GQ at Park & Bond Pop-Up Shop

Inside Look | GQ at Park & Bond Pop-Up Shop

Yesterday marked the opening of the GQ at Park & Bond Holiday pop-up shop. The two have been working together through GQ’s shop on the Park & Bond site but this is the first time you’ll see both GQ and Park & Bond commanding a brick and mortar space. So what can you expect in terms of products? Well, there’s a lot to cover including “GQ Selects,” a selection of products handpicked from the pages of the magazine by the editors; GQ’s “Best Stuff of the Year,” as featured in the December issue; and a specially curated selection of products from Park & Bond, including the best designer brands for outerwear, apparel, denim, accessories, footwear, watches (new and vintage), tech, grooming products, and much more.

There’s a wide selection of impulse buys as well, all of which are priced under $50. The holiday shopping season is definitely in full effect. And beyond all this goodness, you can also expect to see a lot of what can be found through Park & Bond’s online site. It’s a diverse bunch with brands like A.P.C., Filson, GANT, Jack Spade, Mackintosh, Thom Browne and many more in the fold.

Presented in partnership with American Express, the temporary retail experience will be open through December 18, though it will be closed this coming Monday and Tuesday. Open from 11am to 6pm Wednesday to Friday, 11am to 7pm Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday. More looks of the space below.

Baxter Finley Barber & Shop in Los Angeles Flagship

Baxter Finley Barber & Shop in Los Angeles Flagship

Adding to their LA flagship barber shop space, Baxter of California introduces the Baxter Finley Barber & Shop. The men’s skin care and grooming product brand utilized custom-built furnishings and restored Koken barber chairs to really keep things in line with the original space. The expansion also features a retail space that delivers other fine grooming products like Marvis Toothpaste, D.R. Harris and RetaW.

Silent Ventures Pop-Up Store, London

Silent Ventures Pop-Up Store, London

Silent Ventures is a new independent British menswear label that looks to highlight local and European manufacturers and mills that seldom get noticed. The products are offered in small quantities with a high level of detail and attention and offered up at a competitive price. The aesthetics are simple yet refined and are primarily based on traditional American sports and workwear but with a contemporary twist. Look for the goods to be available through the Silent Ventures website, temporary stores and select retailers.

Hublot Bal Harbour Boutique Opening with Dwayne Wade

Hublot Bal Harbour Boutique Opening with Dwayne Wade

Earlier this week, Hublot held an event at Miami’s Club 50 at the Viceroy Hotel, celebrating the official opening of the Hublot Bal Harbour Boutique opening. Dwayne Wade was on hand, sporting is own creation — the Hublot King Power “D-Wade”. Dwyane made his mark as a designer in creating his very own limited edition watch in collaboration with Hublot. “The elements reflect my personal style and love for basketball”, he said of the watch which features his jersey’s #3 and a bball net design on the strap.

Wade enjoyed the soiree with girlfriend Gabrielle Union and Hublot Managing Director Ricardo Guadalupe while guests danced to tunes spun by DJ Khaled. Proceeds from the Hublot King Power Dwyane Wade watch will go to support the Wade World Foundation in its efforts to promote education, health and social skills for children in at-risk situations.

Park & Bond x Nepenthes Shop-in-Shop

Park & Bond x Nepenthes Shop-in-Shop

Park & Bond continues to deliver some really exclusive product, this time partnering up with Nepenthes, a New York shop with roots in Japan that carries brands like Engineered Garments and South2 West8 as well as a plethora of goods from Japanese labels that you won’t find anywhere else. The Nepenthes shop-in-shop that’s now live online at Park & Bond continues this trend as there’s a good mix of brands, giving the consumer a complete feel for what they could potentially find in their Garment District boutique. (via GQ Eye)

Inside Look | The Bureau Belfast Shop Video

Inside Look | The Bureau Belfast Shop Video

Like us, we’re sure many of you have visited The Bureau’s online shop and have been impressed by their offerings and vision. And like us, we’re sure many of you have never seen the inside of their actual storefront located in Belfast. They’ve dropped a short video that gives highlights of the products on hand and gives us a look at the inside of their shop.

Context Clothing Fall/Winter 2011 Editorial

Context Clothing Fall/Winter 2011 Editorial

Context Clothing drops their seasonal editorial featuring styled looks of their offerings. The goods for the colder months ahead are looking tremendous, with a solid mix of mid-layer pieces and a promising outerwear selection. Brands on deck include White Mountaineering, Nigel Cabourn, Monitaly, Folk Clothing and a few others.

Stone Island x Nitty Gritty Store 20th Anniversary Parka

Stone Island x Nitty Gritty Store 20th Anniversary Parka

We’re used to seeing anniversary celebrations take place on the regular in this space but they’re usually in the three to five year range. Brands loving celebrating their annual birthdays and use it as a marketing tool ever too often. We’ve rarely been able to witness a brand hit anything beyond ten years and to see a retail shop hit twenty is downright remarkable. They’ve been blessing Stockholm with the finest since the early 90s and their collaborative effort with Stone Island may be one of their best releases to date.

This parka features a broken-in design and features a waterproof shell and an orange detachable wool lining. The engineered hood has inserts in stretch jersey at the sides and drawstring while there are two windproof pockets on the front and two diagonal pockets on the chest with jersey inlay.

Now Open | Thom Browne Online Store

Now Open | Thom Browne Online Store

Thom Browne is only available through a select number of outlets but now the New York designer has officially launched his online store, allowing you to buy the goods directly from the source. This helps the label in many ways but the most important will be in terms of their bottom line. As for the product, we’ve highlighted some of their goods in for fall in the past few weeks and expect to see more here as we begin to dig into the newly launched online store.

Shop the site at thombrowne.com.