In one way or another, I've been following the progression of New York City based Warby Parker since the summer of 2010, when I bought my first pair.
Private White VC have anchored themselves in the arena of high quality mens outerwear alongside a developed ready to wear collection, while last season they ventured into the realm of women's outerwear in many of the same silhouettes they've already perfected.
Tenue de Nîmes, run by long-time friends Menno and René, have been obsessed with the idea of "pure blue" for over a decade, a dream of working within that concept was realized in 2008 when they first launched a portion of their venture in Amsterdam.
On Monday Cereal Magazine announced a partnership with one of their favourite book publishers, Phaidon, to offer Cereal readers exclusive discounts on a curated selection of fine books.
Trunk Clothiers have brought in a small but succinct selection from Japanese TS(s) for the spring and summer season, including a few items I wouldn't mind picking up myself.
Void Watches continues to pop up on my radar, from their most recent collaboration with Cereal Magazine—now sold out, amongst a few other highlights from the emerging brand.
Based upon a vintage US Navy utility shirt but with the key addition of a button-down collar, this chambray piece from Beams' Fennica offshoot is a perfect example of what the Japanese call teiban: simple, all-season items that remain in a collection over the long haul.
Set on bringing something new to whatever format they decide to work with, even the simplest, NYC’s J. Panther Luggage Co. has just released its first small accessory product in the form of the Travel-stuff Tray.