The Achilles Project

Posted on February 26, 2008 Under Fashion

While Achilles was one of the heroes of the Trojan War, we have to think that it's probably his handsomeness and not his penchant for brut force that inspired the founders of The Achilles Project to adapt his name, because…

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Bomba Pop-Up Store: Rio de Janeiro

Posted on February 19, 2008 Under Fashion

Last year when we introduced you to Brazilian fashion website Gema, we had no idea how much they would grow in so little time. Gema's own Jose Camarano, a stylist, in partnership with two guys from the Marajoara beachwear brand…

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New Schwag at ShopJake

Posted on January 24, 2008 Under Fashion

Not everyone lives in Chicago. If they did we'd imagine there would be a severe demand for housing, scores of infrastructure issues and extremely long lines at any of the three Jake retail stores in the region. Luckily for the…

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Under The Table

Posted on December 10, 2007 Under Life

After browsing through Black Maria, the L.A. gallery dedicated to non-mainstream art, visitors commonly asked if there was anything "hiding in the back room." Thankfully, this question was in reference to art, not drugs or slave children, and after hearing…

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LaVie NY Holiday 2007

Posted on December 6, 2007 Under Fashion

I like a man who wears a pair of wings over his crotchal area...well, I've never actually seen that before, but that's part of why I'm loving LaVie NY's Holiday collection, which includes a pair of jeans that seems to…

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Top 5 Poster Gifts

Posted on December 5, 2007 Under Design

Little Friends of Printmaking: Read JS Review | Buy It ($20 - $30; shown as 4) As it turns out, the pair running Little Friends of Printmaking not only make a killer poster, they also seem to have a lot…

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Posted on November 27, 2007 Under Design

Look out Etsy, Supermarket is here! A self-described curated collection of awesomeness, Supermarket features products available from designers around the world. Almost anything "designed" is available, from graphically printed hoodies to sustainably created furniture. Looking closely, Supermarket reminds me of…

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DURKL Denim, Etc.

Posted on November 26, 2007 Under Fashion

I'm supposed to be telling you about denim; denim contrived in D.C., made in L.A., and available for shipping anywhere your doorstep may reside. However, the photography on DURKL's site was too, too incredible to focus only on their new…

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Sao Paulo: Maze Limited

Posted on November 26, 2007 Under Life

Sao Paulo's the shiz-nit when it comes to the swarm of talented graffiti artists living and producing there, and along with that scene comes a teeming skate world that keeps gaining ground. The other day while stopping to eat at…

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SWIMming In The Rain

Posted on November 21, 2007 Under Design

As the saying goes, "into every life, a little rain must fall." What the saying doesn't go on to tell you though is how often and that if you're not wearing the right shoes for the occasion, your socks get…

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