Nudie Jeans ‘Woad/Guado’ Limited Edition Dyed Collection

Nudie Jeans ‘Woad/Guado’ Limited Edition Dyed Collection

Nudie Jeans has unveiled their limited edition ‘Woad/Guado’ collection, a 100% organic 6-piece line dyed from the ancient ‘Woad’ plant and available exclusively at Nudie Jeans House in LA as well as Atrium NYC. The dying of each piece is extremely involved and requires a lot of attention to detail. The Italian-made collection comprises of a Grim Tim jean style, High Khaki, Chambray shirt, Jacket, long-sleeved Henley and short-sleeved tee-shirt, all in the signature blue shade.

Production’s extremely limited with only 700 pieces available worldwide. Each garment is uniquely customized with a ‘Woad/Guado’ stamp and individually numbered from 1-700. The ‘Woad/Guado’ line is available this Friday through Nudie Jeans House and Atrium NYC. International boutiques that will carry the goods include 14 Ounce Berlin, Tinue de Nimes Amsterdam, Liberty London and A-Place in Stockholm.

Basil Racuk Soft Brief

Basil Racuk Soft Brief for Spring/Summer 2012 at Leffot

Basil Racuk have released their classic Soft Brief bag for spring, this time finishing it in British Khaki Calfskin and lining it with vintage Moleskin. It’s a versatile bag that can used for office meetings or the accompany you on an occasional weekend getaway. They’re handmade by Basil in his northern California studio with all the materials being sourced locally in Cali as well. The bag is available now through Leffot.

Stussy Deluxe x BLK Pine Workshop Bags

Stussy Deluxe x BLK Pine Workshop Bags for Spring/Summer 2012

Here’s a first look at Stussy Deluxe’s collaboration with Seattle-based creative workshop, BLK Pine Workshop. For those not familiar, BLK Pine has had some really impressive collaborations in the past (Opening Ceremony, United Arrows to name two) though this is their first US collaboration. They’re known for making high quality accessories right here in the USA and are really good at mixing up the fabrics blending in vintage wools as well as waxed and duck canvas in the past. These totes by BLK Pine Workshop for Stussy Deluxe are made with heavyweight 18 oz. duck canvas and feature vegetable tanned, natural leather handles and a snap closure. They’re offered up in two sizes, with both being available in either a Black with Red nylon interior or Natural Canvas with Royal Blue interior.

We’ve got a few shots of the bags below that give us a look at how the bags were made in BLK Pine’s factory. The BLK Pine totes will retail for $130 for medium and $140 for the large and will be available in Stussy stores and online.

FEIT Hand Sewn Leather Collection

FEIT Hand Sewn Leather Collection Accessories and Footwear

FEIT has released a limited edition lineup of leather accessories as part of their hand sewn collection. The lineup — which includes a wallet made from Florentine leather in a vertical and horizontal style as well as a leather wrapped gun-metal shoehorn — is hand made in Italy. The pieces come in matching Italian vegetable-tanned leather available in Naturale, Corteccia and Nero. The wallets are made from a single piece of vegetable tanned calf skin with the final product being seamless and extremely practical. This 15 inch leather shoehorn is also wrapped in a single piece of vegetable tanned calf skin leather while the leather casing is hand molded and entirely seamless as well.

All the pieces are of limited stock and can be pre-ordered now through FEIT.

A Kind of Guise Spring/Summer 2012 Lookbook

A Kind of Guise Spring/Summer 2012 Collection Lookbook

We recently gave you the A Kind of Guise Fall 2012 preview but here’s what they’re offering up for the upcoming spring and summer seasons. The pieces are really solid and come in a really inviting color palette. Look for a good mix of blues and a pop of salmon here and there as well. There’s some great shirting, chinos in an array of colors, as well as some mid-weight outerwear pieces that will surely catch your attention.

Supreme x Comme des Garcons SHIRT Capsule Collection

Supreme x Comme des Garcons SHIRT Capsule Collection SS 2012

SENSE Magazine gives us a look at what to expect from the Supreme x Comme des Garcons SHIRT capsule collection that was announced earlier this year. Expect a box logo (reversed) tee and hoodie, both with Comme’s signature polka dot pattern. There’s also a camp cap, button down shirt, and a pair of work pants in the mix as well. The drop is to coincide with Dover Street Market’s Ginza store opening in Japan while you can also see these pieces to land in select Supreme stores next week.

Tom Ford Special Edition Eyewear Collection

Tom Ford Special Edition Eyewear Collection Spring 2012

Tom Ford is set to release some pretty amazing optical frames in the coming months. They’re gold with precious water buffalo horn in a specially designed resin box, which comes with conditioning cream and chamois cloth for complete care of the horn. The frames are slated to be available from April through June in Tom Ford boutiques and select luxury department stores and are priced at $2,950.

Onia Spring 2012 Lookbook

Onia Spring 2012 Lookbook - Men's Swimwear

Well, looks like we’re about to have a few days of summer here in the Northeast, whereas a lot of other areas in the states have already gotten a taste of warmth. It’s the perfect time to go invest in some solid swimwear and we’d look no further than Onia. The New York based brand has been steadily expanding their offerings and have delivered all the goods you’ll need to toss into your beach bag, including the bag itself.

A few more looks below though click on over to Onia to get right down to business. We suggest the label’s classic Calder fit. They can also be found in select Bloomingdales, Barney’s and Ritz Carlton locations.

hard graft 3Fold Multi-Use Bag

hard graft 3Fold Multi-Use Bag / Heritage for Spring 2012

hard graft has been working on this one for a few years now and we think they got it right with the final product. Their 3Fold Multi-Use bag can be used as an overnighter, messenger/laptop bag or even as a carry-all in the Portfolio format. Every handle, rivet, detail is reinforced and supported on the inside for added support and comfort. The Italian artisans at hard-graft have given us a bag worth buying for just about any occasion.