Mr. Porter asked Michael Williams of A Continuous Lean to make a film that outlines the best ways to take care of your jeans--specifically raw denim. In less than 4 minutes, Williams busts myths, provides helpful tips and prevents you from spending hours on the Internet reading about freezing your denim.
Diamond Atelier knew they had their work cut out for them. After all the streets of Munich, where they are based, are already crowded with custom BMW motorcycles. Starting with a somewhat sedate looking 1994 BMW R100R Classic, Diamond Atelier went to work stripping off all the unnecessary parts and adding some selective ... continue reading
Season after season, Nice Laundry churns out the cleanest, most edited collection of socks out there. Their Spring/Summer 2015 collection just launched and the highlight is their “Sock Drawer Makeover," which is 18 pairs of fresh, high-quality socks for just $99 with free shipping. That's a fraction of the price you’d pay anywhere else. Plus, they’ll recycle all of your old socks for free—whether you’re a Wild Child or a Dreamer, that’s some Spring Cleaning you’ll actually do this year. Cool Material readers can even receive a special, limited-edition bonus pair with their first order. ... check it out
Drip. Pour. Press. There are almost too many different ways to make good coffee, but if you've still got room in your kitchen you might want to check out the new Siphon Coffee Brewer from KitchenAid. The traditional vacuum coffee maker (aka vac pot, siphon or syphon) was originally invented in the 1830s. This new KitchenAid ... continue reading
Man cannot live on Guinness alone. This St. Patrick's Day, cap the night with some fine Irish whiskey. And if you haven't broadened your horizons outside of one or two different bottles, there's a lot for you to try. Here are six of our favorites you may not have sampled yet.
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Mopeds are convenient and easy, but they're generally not cool... unless they're the new Motorman from Dutch designer Ronald Meijs. Using vintage American classics as design references, Meijs crafted a light electric "motorbike" (there are no pedals) that is as easy to use as it is clean and good-looking. It's light ... continue reading
Inspired by lazy Sunday afternoons, OnePiece created the original Jumpsuit back in 2007. Today, the Oslo-based brand continues to reinvent the art of slacking with their line of innovative leisurewear. Their recently released Spring/Summer '15 collection was inspired by the diverse groups of people they met while ... continue reading
Nike Air Max sneakers have been cool for as long as we can remember, but even we had no idea how much history the almost thirty year old had. Nike's "The Evolution of Visible Air" traces the history of Nike Air Max with Visible Air from Air Max 1 in 1987 to the newest release, Air Max 2015. There have been a lot of ... continue reading
Say hello to the best damn record club around. Vinyl Me, Please delivers exclusive album pressings right to your door that you'll actually want to hear. Each comes with original 12" x 12" album-inspired artwork and a custom cocktail pairing so you can enjoy a drink when you listen. Basically, it's Record Store Day without the lines and with free delivery. Past selections have included albums from War on Drugs, Madvillain, and more. Join the community of fellow music lovers and get your next favorite album delivered right to your doorstep. Request your invite today. ... check it out
When you're on the go, nothing sucks more than, well there are a few things. Missing that shot because you ran out of space. Running out of battery. Having to carry a cable to sync or transfer files. WonderCube solves all those issues, and more, in a one cubic inch package. It has: lightning or micro USB cable for ... continue reading
You'd think a collection filled with pieces from Billykirk, Owen & Fred, Terrapin Stationers, Taylor Stitch, Duluth Pack and Locally Grown, would bear a huge designer store name and price tag, but in this case, it's everyone favorite big box with the bullseye, Target. The Target Collective is Target's first curated, ... continue reading
If you’ve ever returned home after dinner to see a hunk of something between your teeth, you know the importance of the almighty toothpick. Problem is that not every restaurant or bar has a supply waiting for you so you don’t embarrass yourself. These Toothpick Holders either attach to your keyring or slip in your ... continue reading
His name doesn't carry the same weight as Ali or Tyson, but in his time—the late 1800s—James J. Corbett was the name in boxing. No simple brawler from the street, Gentleman Jim, as he was known, dressed-well and spoke-well but was a killer between the ropes. So is the case with this Gentleman Jim from Deus Ex ... continue reading