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Thursday
Oct132011

South2West8 Trading Post & Pawn

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—01. Opening October 14th.

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The latest concept on show at the Nepenthes Gallery space is a trading post featuring traditional and hand crafted pieces of clothing, footwear and jewelry sourced from New Mexico, and displayed by the South2West8 brand. The trading post opens on October 14th, and looks well worth a visit should you live, or find yourself, in that part of the world.

S2W8 Trading Post & Pawn at the Nepenthes Gallery

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Wednesday
Oct122011

Human Made Corp Hat

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—01. Olive herringbone.
—02. Unlined.
—03. 'Bridge between Human and Inhuman'.

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Human Made seems to have hit the market in the UK pretty hard this season, although none of the accounts seem to have picked up this great military hat. It's one of the more simple items, and with no exterior branding, nice fabric choice and an ideal size, it's one of my favorites from Nigo's new collection.

Available at Beams

Wednesday
Oct122011

Items of Interest

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—01-04. Imagery from the Wtaps blog.

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It's no secret that I'm a big fan of Wtaps. I don't own too many of their products as a lot of them don't fit with my general style, but the brand has always resonated with me in some way. I'm not entirely sure why, but I think it has something to do with their overall attention to detail and the depth of reference that surrounds everything they do. If you aren't aware of how much thought goes into the brand, or simply like seeing behind the scenes, the Wtaps blog is a good place to spend some time.

Wtaps Blog

Tuesday
Oct112011

Lifetime: Botanical Equipments for Garden and Farm

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—01. Briers Glove.
—02. Decho Hat.

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I stumbled across this site while searching for a particular Sassafras shirt, completely forgot about the shirt and spent the next 25 minutes browsing around and dragging images onto my desktop. You should do the same.

Lifetime

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Tuesday
Oct112011

SNS Herning Plain NAVAL

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—01. Sleeve detail.
—02. Metal buttons.
—03. Thin navy knit.

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I've always wanted to have the SNS Herning NAVAL sweater in a plain color. This fall the piece is available in some classic versions sans stripes. This is a great shade of blue and the silver buttons look perfect on the shoulder.

Available at Indigo & Cotton

Monday
Oct102011

Nepenthes Asymmetric Gibson by Tricker's

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—01. Burgundy.
—02. Tan.
—03. Dark Brown.
—04. Navy.

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If you want a traditional brogue these probably aren't for you. If, on the other hand, you want something a little more unusual, they might be worth tracking down. More and more brands are collaborating with classic shoemakers, but few are producing anything genuinely unique. Nepenthes, however, are one of the exceptions and this is always evident in their work with Tricker's. Asymmetric toe pieces may seem like an odd twist, but they give the shoe a subtle character, and combined with a suede upper, it's one I'm definitely a fan of.

Nepenthes Osaka News

Monday
Oct102011

Recently Received at Superdenim

Sunday
Oct092011

Richard Serra's Junction / Cycle at the Gagosian

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—01. Cycle.

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Two new large scale works by Richard Serra are currently on display at the Gagosian Gallery and well worth an hour or so of your time if you happen to be anywhere close by. Junction / Cycle are both sculptures created in the artists preferred medium of waterproof steel, and in this case the oxidization of the material has turned the sculptures a striking bright orange colour, which offers plenty to those passing through the maze of the pieces themselves. Serra says the sculptures were designed as much with the space between them in mind, as with the form and materials used: "I consider space to be a material. The articulation of space has come to take precedence over other concerns. I attempt to use sculptural form to make space distinct."

Richard Serra Junction / Cycle

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