Category Archives: FASHION

Mammoth Carcass Found In Siberia Had Its Hair Made Into A Hat

Remember the almost perfectly frozen ancient carcass mammoth found in Siberian permafrost? Well, someone had used the hair found on that ancient beast to fashion a hat. Yes, really. We never heard of anyone using mammoth hair as a material for a hat and so, it is safe to assume it is the first. According a report, the head wear has been put up for sale with a cool asking price of $10,000. For this princely sum, the buyer will secure himself a traditional Yakutian-style hat made with one-of-the-kind material, along with a certificate of authenticity. Continue reading Mammoth Carcass Found In Siberia Had Its Hair Made Into A Hat

I Would Love To Have The North Face x Comme des Garçons Outerwears, But My Wallet Shrieks In Horror

There is something particularly alluring about gray and orange combo; it drew me to this new collection from a new collab by The North Face and Japanese fashion label Comme des Garçons. What you see here are outwears inspired by North Face’s heritage. With this new for FW18 collection, Junya Watanabe once again demonstrates his penchant for technologically advanced materials to result in pieces that are obvious throw backs, but yet feel so modern. Continue reading I Would Love To Have The North Face x Comme des Garçons Outerwears, But My Wallet Shrieks In Horror

New Entrants To The Nixie Tube Wrist Watch Market Uses USSR Mil-Spec Tubes

Nixoid and Glower are Nixie Tube wristwatches and they are definitely not the first. Coming from Ukrainian watchmaker Handcrafted Workshop, these super cool timepieces use symbol tubed IN-16 and IV-9 to display time. Mind you, though, the tubes aren’t just any Nixie tube. They are made in the USSR for military applications, pulled from old military warehouses. These tubes have thick glass and are said to very resistant to vibrations, and hence they are very suited for wrist watch application. Here’s the details of the Nixoid model, straight from the horse’s mouth: Continue reading New Entrants To The Nixie Tube Wrist Watch Market Uses USSR Mil-Spec Tubes

Konstantin Chaykin Mars Conqueror Watch Lets You In On The Time On Mars

Thinking of migrating to the Mars? Well, if so, this is the wrist watch to help you keep tab of the time while you are on the Red Planet, or be in the know of the time on Mars as you wait for your rocket ship to be ready to take you to the new planet you call home. Created by Russian watchmaker Konstantin Chaykin, the Mars Conqueror is a timepiece meticulously crafted to tell the local time on Mars, plus the position of the Red Planet relative to Earth. Though we are not sure how it will stand up to zero gravity condition. Continue reading Konstantin Chaykin Mars Conqueror Watch Lets You In On The Time On Mars

These Are Under Armour’s New UA HOVR Connected Shoes

If you haven’t been a fan of Under Armour, you may not have know that Under Armour have been selling connected running shoes, AKA smart shoes. The first of UA’s connect shoes were introduced early last year at CES and a year on, earlier this year, the company introduced two new pairs: UA HOVR Phantom Connected and UA HOVR Sonic Connected. As a pair of running shoes, their designs are unlike the norm employed by giants like adidas, Nike, New Balance and the likes, which usually has a lot things going on that makes you think “science.” Continue reading These Are Under Armour’s New UA HOVR Connected Shoes

Louis Vuitton’s New “Zig Zag” Skate Shoes Are Really Super Chunky!

Louis Vuitton has never known for sneakers. Perhaps, that will change with Virgil Abloh’s involvement? Likely. Perhaps starting with the Louis Vuitton Chunky “Zig Zag” Skate Shoes. This pair is the first kicks to debut since after the founder of street wear label Off-White took the post as the artistic director at the Parisian fashion house. Normally, I am not awe by designer sneakers. To me, a true sneakers is one that come from sport equipment makers, but I do find the Louis Vuitton Chunky “Zig Zag” Skate Shoes quite a sight to behold. Continue reading Louis Vuitton’s New “Zig Zag” Skate Shoes Are Really Super Chunky!

Nike Gives Its Iconic Swoosh Logo A New Look On Air Max 1

The highly recognizable and iconic Nike swoosh logo has a makeover which I didn’t think was possible. The sportswear giant has been rebooting some of its iconic models, giving them new-look logos, or simply bestowing them with new designs and materials. The Nike Air Max you see here is one of the latest to get one or both treatments. The most noticeable would be the new embroiled swoosh that looks like as if it is in motion, at speeds. Continue reading Nike Gives Its Iconic Swoosh Logo A New Look On Air Max 1

Rain Socks Are Rain Coats For Your Shoes, In A More Serious Manner

Remember Dry Steppers? The raincoat for shoes that has designs of sneakers on it? Well, the Rain Socks from ONFAdd of Japan is similar, except it is true to the core Japanese style. i.e. it is looking pretty serious. Meaning, it makes for a good rainy day accessory if you are wearing formal attire. You can use plastic bags, but it will be unfitting for your attire. At least it is not if you are working in a Japanese company in Japan. Continue reading Rain Socks Are Rain Coats For Your Shoes, In A More Serious Manner

At £3.5M, Infinity Is The World’s Most Expensive Jacket

It ain’t heavy, it is just a £3.5 million denim jacket. OK. It is not ‘just’ because, £3.5 million (about US$4.6 million) is hell lot of money. It is a fortune, but you know, some folks are just freaking rich. So freaking rich that they have no qualm about dropping astronomical sum for something as mundane as a vintage denim jacket. Anywho, an unnamed musician (no doubt a rock star, judging from the design) was the person who acquired this bespoke masterpiece. Continue reading At £3.5M, Infinity Is The World’s Most Expensive Jacket

Seesun B:Con Is A Pair Of Sunglasses And A Bone Conduction Headphones

Summer is upon us and you know what means. It means, beaches, sunglasses, and awesome music. While I can give you the beaches, I can tell you where you can get the sunglasses that looks and sounds awesome. Yes. I said looks and sounds, because Seesun B:Con is a pair of sunglasses with integrated headphones and not just any headphones. Continue reading Seesun B:Con Is A Pair Of Sunglasses And A Bone Conduction Headphones