Posts Tagged ‘white noise’
Jeepers, Creepers
Jeepers, Creepers

Usually cringe-inspiring, insects have acted as an inspiration to a very practical accessory in this story. Vuliwear, a sunglass brand revolutionizing the sunglass industry with technology and style, found its design muses not in people, but rather in the creepy crawly. Their two preliminary designs, Blknblu and Zag, directly borrow from the African Twig Mantis […]

Earth Henna
Earth Henna

The Journey to Jagua Prepare yourself for an onslaught of “woke” Instagram posts and hippie-chic clothing lines flooding your Facebook feed; Festival season is upon us! As influencers and techies alike swarm the once desolate fields, swaying to the latest EDM mashups, clothing becomes scarce and glitter and flower crowns become apropos; mild appropriation occurs […]

Drue Kataoka
Drue Kataoka

Yes! Now is the Time Virtual Reality Chances are, you’ve used or seen a virtual reality headset in the last year. Virtual reality and its accompanying hardware are quickly becoming household items being used more frequently for video games, virtual shopping, chat rooms, and exploration; the possibilities are endless. Yes! Now is the Time, a […]

ARIDO
ARIDO

Jewelry If you find yourself unable to break your gaze from an extraordinary piece of jewelry around the neck of an A-list celebrity, chances are it’s a one-of-a-kind jewelry creation by ARIDO. With rarity of materials and exceptionally unique design as its cornerstone, the ARIDO brand was conceived out of an auspicious collaboration between two […]

Road Twenty-Two
Road Twenty-Two

 The Road to Redemption There are staggering statistics regarding female incarceration in the United States that are rarely discussed. Many would be surprised to know the majority of women in the justice system are there for nonviolent crimes. About eighty percent of female inmates are mothers and the bulk of those released will end up […]

Liza Smith
Liza Smith

Grooming Couture The spirit of couture extended all the way down to the fingertips at recent Fashion Week events, where exceptional displays of intricate nail art were rampant, confirming our suspicions that this trend is indeed experiencing a resurgence. While using impossibly intricate nail art to punctuate the designs sent down the runways is decidedly […]

Chic Buds
Chic Buds

The Power Purse That dreaded moment. You’re about to send the perfect, witty text to your crush inviting him to join you, but then your phone dies right before you press send. He doesn’t know why you didn’t respond and he can’t find you. Bummer. In the past you’d frantically try and find someone with […]

Oka
Oka

The Time-Machine Tumbler Don’t get too excited Whiskey drinkers, since this cool tumbler is not a reality yet. But, for the time being, allow us to wet your whistle. If all goes well with the inventors’ kickstarter campaign, then in a few months you’ll be able to drink your whiskey from an old cask. Unfortunately, […]

Climbing to the Top
Climbing to the Top

Sixty years ago, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary took the first steps on top of Mount Everest. Tenzing Norgay, his face covered with an oxygen mask, stretches his right arm toward the sky, triumphantly waving his axe on the Mount Everest summit. Against the sky, flags of Britain, Nepal, the United Nations, and […]

Decoded: Chic, Meet Geek
Decoded: Chic, Meet Geek

A unique kind of buzz was in the air at New York Fashion Week this year, the undeniable excitement about fashion’s blossoming romance with technology. From live streaming and live tweeting to models Instagram-ing from their smart phones on the runway (thank you, Kenneth Cole), no one can deny the current focus on technology in […]

Don’t Shoot The Messenger
Don't Shoot The Messenger

The Berlin-based label Don’t Shoot the Messengers (DSTM) has an immediately recognizable aesthetic, articulated through sculptural and provocative leather accents, delicate sweeping silk, and, above all else, the color black. It’s a label in constant dialogue with the designer’s adoptive city and Berlin’s notoriously avant-garde disciples. Jen Gilpin, DSTM’s 34-year-old Canadian founder, established the label […]

Elena Kriegner
Elena Kriegner

The instinctual desire to adorn ourselves is as ancient as our desire for utility. When a designer is able to fuse beauty with function, we pay attention. And in the past year art and jewelry lovers have been paying particular attention to a jewelry designer with an extraordinary eye for constructing gemstones and precious metals, […]

Mykita
Mykita

What do Lenny Kravitz and Beth Ditto know that most of us don’t? Well, aside from how to put together massively successful, award-winning albums, they’re both loyal customers of the eyewear brand Mykita. Never heard of them? Don’t worry, there’s a good chance you’ve seen their work. In fact, if you were simply living in […]

Acne: Style & Usage
Acne: Style & Usage

The newest ACNE addition is located in the Aoyama district of Tokyo—one of the hottest shopping, eatery, and nightlife spots in Tokyo right alongside Shibuya and Harajuku. Cacophonous youth gather and mingle in the storefronts and in the
alleyways—each of their fashion-forward, personally styled, and nonchalantly worn ensembles more creative and eye-catching than the next. In […]

Dear Darling!
Dear Darling!

Guys out there who still haven’t decided what to give their significant other for the holidays, can now breathe a collective sigh of relief. The Victoria’s Secret Christmas Dreams & Fantasies Catalogue is here. And no excuses: for the more technically inclined, there’s also an iPad App for that. Surely each and every item in […]

The Modern Mark of White Chalk
The Modern Mark of White Chalk

Offering bespoke and ready-to-wear suiting from NYC’s Nolita neighborhood, White Chalk represents an international view of modern style. The humble shop on Mulberry Street is the brainchild of owner, head-designer and creative director Aaron Black. Black’s philosophy is to embrace traditional techniques, historical details and modern touches in moderation. His expertise lies in sorting through […]

Paper Product
Paper Product

In the heart of SoHo’s cobblestone streets, among the designer shopping destinations and luxury condos, the latest and greatest retail attraction is a building made of paper. To differentiate the new Camper House of Shoes, Shigeru Ban Architects and longtime collaborator Dean Maltz Architects opted for understated simplicity. Shigeru Ban’s first retail project in the […]

Not Cycling, But Cruising
Not Cycling, But Cruising

Text by Jay Riedl Photography by Che Thomas Carr The Dutch do it, the French do it, and now New Yorkers can do it, too—zip around the city with style and ease on a bicycle made for commuting, errand-running, meeting for coffee, and handling mean city streets. The cruiser—a style also known as the urban, […]

YESTERYEAR DRESSES
YESTERYEAR DRESSES

Text by Jay Riedl     Janice Huminska claims that her dress designs appear fully realized in her dreams. She never sits down to design a season of clothing, instead making dresses as they appear to her mid-slumber. Providing she has been sleeping well, you will always find something new when you visit the Huminska […]

HONEY IN THE ROUGH
HONEY IN THE ROUGH

At the heart of Rivington Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan is a small boutique devoted not just to the dress, but to all the ready-to-wear refinery needed for an inspiring evening. Honey in the Rough is the boudoir of any woman’s dream, carrying everything from baroque earrings by Iosselliani to Miller Harris […]

A HAT FOR ALL SEASONS
A HAT FOR ALL SEASONS

Tracy in a Trilby, Hammett in a Homburg. The beloved hats of yore are making a comeback everywhere from New York to Milan, and a little shop out in the Richmond District of San Francisco is stitching them just like they used to. Paul’s Hat Works, which is not owned by a Paul but by […]

White Noise: Travel Issue
White Noise: Travel Issue

Based in Berlin With hundreds of exhibition spaces and over 6,000 professional artists, Berlin has grown into one of the most attractive destinations for artists and art lovers in the world. It is no surprise, then, that the city is funding a large-scale temporary exhibition to demonstrate the “treasures the city has to offer.” What’s […]

T-Post
T-Post

T-Post Many claim that print is dead, but we certainly don’t believe such a statement—after all, we are very much alive and kicking. But even if print might not be dead, it is more difficult nowadays to come up with new ways to wow audiences, engage readers and find new ways to print. The guys […]

Arts Corporation
Arts Corporation

Text by Hannah Eaves You know the story. If you haven’t actually lived it, you’ve seen it in the movies a million times. Two co-workers have to share desk space. First a stapler drifts over, then papers and a notepad. The familiar slow invasion of personal space. Now, imagine if you could just stick out […]


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