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Zonkey Boot

Zonkey Boot, one of our favorite brands when it comes to hand made leather shoes, just launched their online shop. The perfect addition to our Gift Guide is this Zero Two Four Karo made on the Sailor last with waxed vegetable-tanned bovine leather and a natural… [ Continue reading ]

Dasha for Illesteva

Illesteva teamed up with Dasha Zhukova on two models of tortoise-shell sunglasses, both hand-made in Italy. Only 100 pairs are made of each model and a part of the sales will be donated to Restoring Vision, which provides glasses to people in need all over the… [ Continue reading ]

Time for Boots

With a cold wind in your face, trying to avoid the ice storms and pelting rain while on your bike, this is the perfect time of the year to unpack you boots, clean them and go out. I found some beautiful images in the Life Archives of one of our… [ Continue reading ]

Stutterheim – Arholma Grön

The must-have for this season is definitely this new Arholma Grön (or ‘British Racing Green’, ‘Forest Green’, ‘Weed Green’) raincoat by Stutterheim. Together with off-white lining in the very best cotton and straps in the same quality and colour, this is THE coat to hide both… [ Continue reading ]

Dutch Breton

This beautiful jersey by Tenue de Nîmes and Armor Lux deserves a good place in ‘Another Gift Guide‘. A classic piece with a modern twist, in an amazing quality. This limited edition sailor stripe was knitted and manufactured in Quimper, French Brittany for Armor Lux and… [ Continue reading ]

The Dutch Breton

What do Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Brigitte Bardot, Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, The Ramones and French Fishermen have in common? They all loved the Breton stripes. And so does Tenue de Nîmes. Tenue de Nîmes and French knitwear brand Armor Lux have… [ Continue reading ]

Salvatore Piccolo

While looking a little into the local businesses in Napoli, some orientation for next week, I found this new collaboration by Monocle: Salvatore Piccolo X Monocle Shirts. A beautiful ready to wear light blue cotton canvas and crispy striped shirt with collar and cuffs… [ Continue reading ]

Maison Martin Margiela

We very much like this second collaboration between Maison Martin Margiela and Cutler & Gross. The four new themes in different designs, all very unique are handmade in Italy with a great attention to detail and aesthetics. Available this November at the Maison Martin Margiela boutiques… [ Continue reading ]

Clemens en August

This weekend, Clemens en August will hit Amsterdam again. The very exclusive collection is only available on tour, for just three days in every city. In Amsterdam the 14th till the 16th of October at White Space, M.J. Kosterstraat 18 between 11 am and… [ Continue reading ]


Our friends at Libertine-Libertine just released their autumn and winter collection. Inspired by the laid back city life the collection comes in some heavy fabrics, padded outerwear, wool knits with cross stichings and some great details and embroidery. I love those crossed arrows!… [ Continue reading ]


Just like Sergei Sviatchenko I believe a pair of proper Khaki’s belong to every mans wardrobe. But until last week my one was filled with denim only. Dockers was so kind to give me a pair of the new Alpha Khaki’s. Mr Khaki… [ Continue reading ]

Trust the Classics

Sergei Sviatchenko from Close Up and Private shares his Etiquette for the Modern Classicist for Vs. Magazine in this nice video feature. ‘A man with a beard and a strong face is trustworthy.’ Trust the Classics, just that!… [ Continue reading ]

Fred Perry x The Specials

Last week Fred Perry launched their special collaboration with The Specials. Two really nice shirts, staying true to the band’s ethos of ‘black and white unite’ with mixed black and white leaves of the Laurel Wreath embroidery. (images of the shirt by… [ Continue reading ]

Veja for French Trotters

Six months ago Veja and French Trotters released their collaborative project, this really nice sneaker made out of ecological materials, exclusively for their Parisian boutiques. The shoes made with naturally-tanned leather, organic cotton and wild Amazonian rubber comes in three beautiful colors:… [ Continue reading ]

Roses for Democracy

More new collections from the North: The Soulland Spring/Summer 2012 Lookbook arrived a few seconds ago and we're excited to share it with you.

Soulland is continuing their authentic and truly amazing style designed by Silas Adler in a fresh and colorful way, photographed by Nikolaj Møller under the art direction of Marco Pedrollo. Specially love the glasses, designed by Soulland for Illesteva. [ Continue reading ]

Won Hundred by James Pfaff

A few days ago Danish brand Won Hundred opened an exhibition showing this years new Autumn and Winter collection at the Outside World Gallery in London. In a specially curated selection of images by British photographer James Pfaff the exhibition breaks free from the traditional ‘Lookbook’ to … [ Continue reading ]

Get Low

Still Stile featured a whole row of my favorite movies over the past month, with Get Low on top of that list. ‘Get Low tells the story of the hermit Felix Bush, who resides in a small log hut on his large estate in the woods. [ Continue reading ]

City lights & wild shores

Our good friends from Copenhagen Libertine-Libertine mailed us this lovely series of pictures shot by Sacha Maric under art direction of Marco Pedrollo for their autumn winter collection for 2011. ‘Strongly inspired by city lights, wild shores and the Danish maritime history Libertine-Libertine’s AW11 collection… [ Continue reading ]

The Greatest Game

Since Still Stile launched its ‘official’ blog they are featuring some really good movies, sharing the best and most inspiring details from these moving pictures. The latest addition ‘isn’t exactly what you would call a “great movie”… it is however a great movie regarding style, shooting and the… [ Continue reading ]

Amsterdam vs Canada

After working on the leather patch for the new collaboration between Tenue de Nîmes and Naked & Famous, a clash between Amsterdam and Canada, I completely fell in love with the 13oz green, rope-dyed army repro denim. The mid-green color proved a particular challenge since the… [ Continue reading ]

Tres Bien

Here is the new, lightweight canvas shoe by one of my favorite brands Won Hundred. A crepe sole, suede trim and nice details makes it the perfect shoe for the European summer. As it is feeling like autumn already I hope it is a little water proof as… [ Continue reading ]

Species. A Tribute

Last week the Amsterdam based textile designer Nanna van Blaaderen opened an exhibition at Droog. Amazing textile designs, wonderful sculptural knits, as gentle to the skin as they are to the environment she develops textiles that integrate comfort, elegance, quality and sustainability. Be sure… [ Continue reading ]