Pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of stainproof pants! Even though the Kickstarter funding period has ended recently, you can rest assured that it was funded and these pants will become reality sooner than you think. More durable than jeans and stain repellent? Sign us up for a few pairs. Not to mention that they’re so versatile they can be worn at the office as well as out on hiking trips. The risk of spilling coffee on yourself on a Monday morning at the office is as high … continue reading
Like many wardrobe items nowadays, the parka jacket was once part of a military uniform – comfortable and functional. Comfortable and functional, they were developed in the early 1950s for U.S. Air Force and Marines. But in fact, the origin of this jacket is much more ancient - the nomadic people of the northern Russia used it for warm long jackets. In their language, parka means “animal skin”.
One of the latest and greatest additions to the area which combines technology with style and utility is the Icon jacket from Zenga. You wouldn’t expect something tech-related coming from an Italian luxury fashion designer, but here it is to simplify your daily actions, besides protecting you from rain or wind and making you look stylish. So, what’s so special about it ? Well, the Icon jacket features Bluetooth support and has a joystick pad on one of its sleeves, thus enabling you to control … continue reading
If you’re planning a trip to Australia or to a place where you can go surfing and snorkeling, but you have some serious concerns about the possibility of becoming the main course at a shark’s dinner, well, I have a Shark Suit made just for you! Think I’m kidding? Stick around and check this out. The researchers from the Ocean Institute, at the University of Western Australia, among with the guys from the Shark Attack Mitigation Systems, have been busy little bees and apparently found … continue reading
If you were looking for an athletic yet refined style, with casual and minimalistic undertones, then you have clicked on the right link, because the Alexander Wang for MR PORTER exclusive collection is all that and more. From leather and wool bomber jackets (that cost around $1300) to contrast-sleeve cotton shirts (around $330), this line is perfect for the man who respects himself and the quality of his clothes, for these items will not go out of fashion or start showing signs of fatigue. Call … continue reading
Looking stylish is something that is invariably in the eye of the beholder but, it’s safe to say, there are some items of clothing that will look stylish regardless of which pair of eyes are being laid upon it. One such example of this calibre of clothing is the day shirts from Budd Shirt Makers – which offer style as well as unparalleled comfort. Budd Shirt Makers are an institution in the London tailoring industry and their quality is well known on both sides of … continue reading
Since summer is finally here to stay and we can hear those camping trips calling from beyond the mountains, a new wardrobe is in order. We recommend this super thin and breezy cotton vest, with a wolf printed on the front for extra points in the wilderness. The tattoos are optional, while the SPF cream isn’t. We don’t want you looking like a trucker after a weekend in the sun, and something tells us that this idea doesn’t particularly appeal to you either. Wear light … continue reading
Formerly available exclusively at 1LDK in Japan, the private brand called Universal Products began in September 2009 and had as its primary aim to never compromise, be it on fabric, aesthetics or quality. This promise is seen in their Bi-Color Crew Neck Knit, with its use of a waffle knit material for enhanced warmth during those breezy, cool spring days ahead. As a visual reminder that the sun is just around the corner, the pullover has a bright block of yellow, giving character to your outfit through contrasts. Pair it up … continue reading