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Godspeed 45/06

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Godspeed 45/06 is a quarterly collection of photographs documenting the craftsmanship of bike builders, their work, and their workspaces. The premier issue features Keino Sasaki, White Knights in the House of Kolor, Walt Siegl, and the crew over at Works. This hardcover document with 158 pages filled with… [ Continue reading ]

Saint Crispin’s

Our favorite shoemaker got a new website and to celebrate this Michael Rollig, the founder of Saint Crispin's - the Austrian company who is making one of the most exclusive and finest bespoke shoes in the world - shares a little history with Anothersomething in this special feature. [ Continue reading ]

Wallet

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My find of today: A rare vintage Montblanc dark chocolate brown Saffiano leather wallet from the late 30s. Specially made for the Montblanc Meisterstuck 146… Lovely!… [ Continue reading ]

To Marlon, Love Zsa Zsa

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This is a beauty! This is a 1954 Vacheron & Constantin made of 18K Yellow Gold with an engraving on the back: “To Marlon, Love Zsa Zsa June 24, 1954”. It was a present from Zsa Zsa Gabor to Marlon Brando, at the release of ‘On the Waterfront’ and… [ Continue reading ]

Shoe cleaning

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La Cordonnerie Anglaise created this beautiful shoe care set. A heavy leather apron backed with dark brown suede comes with 6 wooden brushes. Who doesn’t need a proper shoe cleaning kit? Available at The Bureau, Belfast and maybe soon at Tenue de Nîmes…… [ Continue reading ]

Hand crafted

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Incredible beautiful cycle bags by Guu-Watanabe. This Japanese handcrafted custom made bags are made out of water repellent 22.3oz cotton duck with cowhide. The bags are made after each custom order and numbered from 0 to 999. Love them…… [ Continue reading ]

Guide to Style Services

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Eddy Herzman contacted me to talk about their new publication: Debonair’s ‘Guide to Style Services’. Debonair is for the sartorially minded guys who like to look good in a classic way. It’s all about finding authentic style. The guide to stylish services is a thirty pages… [ Continue reading ]

Discover

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We were already a fan of Etsy but now we can even get our hands on the delicious hand made things by small passionate food producers. Buy directly from artisanal producers and growers at Foodoro and Foodzie. Via PSFK. Our favorites:… [ Continue reading ]

Trail Moccasin

A very nice report on the Quoddy factory visit by Plaidout. Great to see some craftsmanship again! — “…As I entered the darkly lit room where Quoddy stitches all their shoes, I watched four men hunched over tanned, pressed leather, as they spun gold. Each of them moved… [ Continue reading ]

Tea

My friend Seroj pointed me on this delicious and beautiful designed tea. It makes me want to taste the first spring flush of 2009 Darjeeling from Nepal which is harvest in very small quantities especially for Meriage Frères in the cristal clear air of the Himalayan… [ Continue reading ]

Cabinet of curiosity

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I love the strange crocheted spicies in the handmade cabinet of curiosity by Jessica Polka. Be sure you’ll check her flickr, etsy and supernaturale article. ‘These “specimens” were inspired by Seba’s Cabinet of Natural Curiosities – an early pre-museum that collected the… [ Continue reading ]

Swaine Adeney Brigg

A Continuous Lean shared this lovely video with us, showing the manufacturing techniques at Swaine Adeney Brigg – London’s celebrated maker of equestrian & leather goods for over the past 250 years. ‘Step inside to find fine leather goods, handmade luggage exclusive travel goods and the… [ Continue reading ]

Yveline Tropea

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Its very hard to find more information, especially when you don’t speak french, but I need to share the stunning and colourful works of Yveline Tropea. The strange, sometimes frightening embroidered faces reminds me on the visual style of ceremonial rituals of Latin America. A mix of a medical, graphic… [ Continue reading ]

Premium aesthetics

“I love what I do and am driven by passion and a simple vition. Using complete design strategy, it is my personal goal to develop premium artifacts handcrafted in Los Angeles that challenge our current notions of premium aesthetics through innovative and sustainable practices.” Beautifully said by the founder of… [ Continue reading ]