Summer is coming to an unfortunate end, so we’ve been taking full advantage of the weekend. Per usual, we’ve rounded up our 10 favorite stories you may have missed. See the picks below and enjoy the remaining warm weeks.

Four Shoe Collaborations Coming in 2016

We rounded up our four favorite footwear collaborations releasing next spring. Although 2016 feels rather distant, we’re keeping our eyes out for these. See what made the list above.

Agi & Sam on the Label’s Inception and History

Ever wonder how eclectic menswear imprint Agi & Sam got its start? From internships with Topman to stints at Alexander McQueen, this design duo has built a name for themselves quickly. Hear the full story directly from co-founder, Agi.

Alaska Seen Through a Smartphone

Our Executive Editor Jeff Carvalho recently trekked to Alaska with Microsoft to test out the new Lumina 640 XL LTE. Featuring an impressive Zeiss lens system, this smartphone could easily work as a standalone camera.

Aesop’s Latest Fragrance

We’re always excited to get our hands on anything from Aesop. The apothecary sent us over its latest eau de parfum, “Tacit,” which is set to release early next month. From beautiful package design to its calming unisex fragrance, this one is a winner.

 

Porter x Shiseido Men’s Grooming Kit

To celebrate Porter Yoshida’s 80th year, Japanese beauty brand Shiseido released a special men’s grooming kit with a custom Porter dopp. This is how to look good while traveling.

 

Christopher Nemeth for Louis Vuitton Pop-Up

Louis Vuitton just added late British artist Christopher Nemeth to its already impressive list of collaborations. The capsule collection is available exclusively through Isetan and Dover Street Market Ginza in Tokyo.

 

Nomess Introduces Quirky Items for Fall/Winter 2015

If Muji and Hay had a baby, the offspring would be something like Nomess. The Danish studio creates everything from clothing racks to soap dispensers, all with a quirky sensibility. There’s something about Nordic minimalism that just works.

A Concrete Beach Home on The Chilean Coastline

Sometimes tough obstacles can turn into beautiful design opportunities. Case in point: this contemporary home perched on the rough terrain of the Chilean coastline. Architects Felipe Assadi and Francisca Pulido concrete home that coincides with its surroundings.

 

 

Snow Peak Develops Unbreakable Wine Glass

Snow Peak developed a flexible wine glass for those camping trips that require booze (all of them). Made from a food-grade silicone, you no longer have to worry about carefully packing glassware. Just throw these bad boys in the pack along with your favorite bottle and enjoy the trip.

United Arrows Fall/Winter 2015 Editorial 

United Arrows happens to be one of our favorite labels, but it’s also one of the most difficult to find here in The States. We can always dream. Per usual, its latest release was showcased using unorthodox models — like grandparents.

Words by Thomas Welch
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