While you’re still in the midst of a post-thanksgiving food coma, Black Friday fatigue and general feeling of listlessness, let us make life even easier with our highlights of the week. We do all the work while you just sit back and enjoy. Alongside our seasonal buyer’s guides, this week was packed full of interesting bits ‘n bobs from beautiful travel cocktail kits to grassy hills enclosed within a gallery space. Take a look.

Artist Per Kristian Nygård Brings the Outdoors In

Norwegian artist Per Kristian Nygård creates this stunning installation at non-profit Oslo gallery NoPlace, “NOT RED BUT GREEN,” a grown from seed hilly landscape of grassy mounds filling the white gallery space.


The Hill-Side Expand their Accessory Range

The Hill-Side step aside from neckwear and sweet shoes to introduce a new collection of wallets, card cases and key fobs, made in NYC featuring durable Italian cowhide and unique Japanese textiles.

Edwin Join British Workwear & Military Specialists for Selvedge Line

Edwin embark on a unique project with Cookson & Clegg, a Lancashire-based factory producing work and military-wear since 1860. Look out for the 14oz Japanese Red Listed selvedge five pocket jean and ’40s style jacket.


Riposte Magazine Return with Issue 3 

Profiling “bold and fascinating women whose achievements speak for themselves,” another top issue of Riposte, issue 3 featuring the ladies of The Simpsons writers’ room & a photographic study of office life in Thatcher’s Britain.

Take a Look Inside the New Shinola Watch Dial Factory – Detroit

Shinola bring dial manufacturing back to the US with a brand new state-of-the-art factory in Detroit moving closer to a truly made in America product. We take a look inside this new facility.

Get to Know London Eyewear Producer Cubitts

Eyewear newcomers Cubitts combine impressive, old-school designs with carefully considered optics and a pleasing price tag. A month into trading from their new Soho location, we thought it a perfect time to sit down with founder and designer Tom Broughton.

Los Angeles-based Designer Stephen Kenn Produces Travel Cocktail Kit

Tan leather and an olive canvas interior, Stephen Kenn, maker of beautiful furniture and accessories, turns his attention to booze with a fully stocked travel cocktail kit produced in collaboration with Gin&Luck.

The Simply Beautiful “Break Bar” from Snarkitecture

500 limited edition chocolate bars from creative studio Snarkitecture, Cool Hunting and Dandelion Chocolate combine pure deliciousness with quirky, clever design. 70% Belizean cacao comes in a nested pair that can be separated and joined back together.

Toast Turn To David Hockney for Spring 2015 Inspiration

TOAST take inspiration from Hockney’s recent Dulwich Picture Gallery exhibition for next Summer’s line-up, referencing the artist’s famed personal style as well as his popular print work for another understated collection.

Neil Barrett Talks Us Through His MR PORTER Exclusive Collection

Neil Barrett teams up with ever expanding e-tailer MR PORTER for a concise six-piece collection, shirts, suits and outerwear using a degradè selection of greys against clean black and white. Find out more from the designer himself.

Words by Lena Dystant