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The Weekender

My good friend from LA, Spencer Nikosey just released the new Weekender bag with this lovely video. What’s better then a weekend in a house in Desert Hot Springs, California? And whats better then a premium vegetable tanned cognac nubuck leather bag… [ 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 ]

Forget me Not

We very much like these hand finished silk and modal & cashmere large printed scarves designed by the French illustrator Coco for the Forget me Not autumn/winter collection. Truly amazing illustrations! The collection is available online and in stores including Barney’s, Harrods, Colette, tomorrowland, estnation,… [ Continue reading ]

The Killspencer Workshop Visit

Spencer Nikosey from Killspencer invited me into his workshop downtown LA. After a 45 minutes drive from Manhattan Beach, my taxi driver got a little scared and wondered if I was at the right address. A desolated street with some empty warehouses, old cars and shady businesses was… [ Continue reading ]

The Essentials

WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie launched its new Fall/Winter 2011 collection. As always, some amazing bags and accessories in beautiful fabrics. My favorite is this set of accessories to store all your essentials for safe travels… As they put it:‘Values from eras gone by are reframed… [ Continue reading ]

The Hill-Side x Monocle

Love this simple and beautiful collaboration between two of my favorite brands: The Hill-side and Monocle Pocket Square. The two pocket squares comes with color contrast selvedge, The Hill-Side tag and with a hand embroidered Monocle logo. [ Continue reading ]

Lucca

Last week I enjoyed a little trip to Lucca, Italy, to visit the leather workshop where the TravelTeq bags are made. A beautiful little space with 7 craftsman working every day to make one of the best bags in the world. In the upcoming… [ Continue reading ]

The Canvas Messenger

Today TravelTeq will launch its second ‘inside-out’ bag, the Trash Canvas Messenger. A beautiful resign where the original Trash is turned inside-out and upside-down. The bag is made from the most durable canvas in the world, vegetable tanned leather and the well known orange lining. Hand made in… [ Continue reading ]

La Belle Échoppe

Love this newcomer La Belle Échoppe. Simple, beautiful, well made goods with a history and an interesting approach, born from the collaboration between FrenchTrotters and redingote.
Inspired by “Qualités de vie, objets des valeurs quotidienne” from 1991, a book about what’s beautiful and well made, and what was important in people’s life’s at that time, they made a nice curated selection of products, entirely dedicated to “made in France”. My favorites are definitely this grey Desert Boot with recycled rubber sole, made in Lower Normandy by Eimpreinte and the Eau de Cologne à la Française by Institut Très Bien. [ Continue reading ]

CS Bell x Tenue de Nîmes

Tenue de Nîmes have teamed up with Paolo Bellini, a Dutch vintage aficionado and founder of CS Bell. Bellini has created a very exclusive series of hand-made canoe packs for the Dutch denim store. The bags, produced in Amsterdam, are made of thick canvas and leather. The design of… [ Continue reading ]

Inside Out

Please welcome the beautiful proof Travelteq is not all about leather, but about timeless, functional design. The first in a new line of bags is the Trash Inside Out. Made of high quality dark green waxed canvas and finished with leather seams and handles, the same … [ Continue reading ]

My quest for the perfect bag

Our feature in the new issue of Bright Magazine is focused on our ongoing quest for the perfect bag. Clockwise: 1. J. Panther Luggage Co.’s leather Aviator, 2. Bedouin Barbary, 3. COTEetCIEL Traveler, 4. Buzzhouse macbook air case by Atsushi… [ Continue reading ]

Deck Towel

Something I really want this summer are these lovely linen beach towels by Deck Towel. Made in a studio in New York City, using linens sourced from all over the world the towels are light, compact, and sturdy. They don’t hold in sand or odors like cotton, and… [ Continue reading ]

Killspencer

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My friend Spencer Nikosey from Killspencer released some new bags today. Amongst them there’s this oversized tote made out of 22 oz classic “Original Wax” black filter twill. The bag is lined with a fire retardant black nylon and finished with a black leather… [ Continue reading ]

Pigeon Bowler

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London Undercover started of with their lovely umbrellas with beautiful patterns and colors and collaborations with maharishi Hardy Blechman’s DPM and Tenue de Nîmes with ‘Indigo Rain’. Now they teamed up with Christies, the old hat maker of London,… [ Continue reading ]

Promising

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Last December it was on the blogs all around the world, the most promising upcoming collaboration between Takahiromiyashita TheSoloIst. & Oliver Peoples Eyeglasses. They’re still not here, the five pairs will be released this March, but I really can’t wait to get my hands… [ Continue reading ]

Luggage Stories

A few weeks ago I mentioned the launch of the online shop of J. Panther Luggage Co. with their new collection and beautiful illustrations by Christopher Sharp. Today they released a small pdf booklet introducing the brand and focussing on the different bags… [ Continue reading ]

Steve Mono for Another

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Nº40. Our last and final gift advice for 2010 is this custom made Tony glasses case by Steve Mono for Another Shop in a chocolate brown. > Enjoy your holidays!… [ Continue reading ]

Paperbag

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Nº36. White Tyvek Paperbag by Saskia Diez at Azita >… [ Continue reading ]

Scout Pack

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Nº 30. Duluth Pack’s Scout Pack. Made in USA and guaranteed for life >… [ Continue reading ]

Leather Trunk

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Nº 27. Assouline Leather Trunk by MCM containing 40 of ASSOULINE’s signature Memoires on fashion, art, and design >… [ Continue reading ]