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Balenciaga Makes Dirty A Fashion With Balenciaga Triple S Sneakers

You know what? Balenciaga has quickly become the designer-label-we-love-feature because, in recent years, its products have, in recent years, never failed to leave us bewildered. From its iteration of the cheap Chinese travel bag to the blatant copy of Ikea’s Frakta bag to car mat skirt, we had some laughs. The brand shows no sign of stopping either, now joining Gucci in turning up dirty sneakers as a fashion statement. Sorry. We shouldn’t insult it by saying it is ‘dirty’ (though the truth is, it is); it should be called ‘distressed’. Our bad. Continue reading Balenciaga Makes Dirty A Fashion With Balenciaga Triple S Sneakers

Balenciaga Did It Again. This Time, It has A Car Mat Skirt. Yes. That Car Mat.

When it comes to fashion, sci-fi movies often depict them as one) uniformed look (such as in the The Island), or two, super avant-garde (like in The Fifth Element). TBH, I don’t know what fashion holds for us in the future, but then we stumbled upon Balenciaga latest Fall 2017 collection and we went like, ah… the future of fashion is most definitely avant-garde. You know? That kind of design that’s loud, incoherently coordinated, mostly asymmetrical and sometimes, it appears that the wearer had a rubber car mat wrapped around her waist. Continue reading Balenciaga Did It Again. This Time, It has A Car Mat Skirt. Yes. That Car Mat.

Crocs With Rocks Are A Thing And They Are Kind Of A Thing Of Luxury

Believe it or not, one of the worst things that could ever happen to footwear has been given a dose of high fashion by London-based Scottish fashion designer, Christopher Kane. You must thinking, what’s the big deal? Of course it is no biggie, until you realize the “worst things that could ever happen to footwear” is none other than Crocs. Yes. The Crocs. The hideous, rubbery clog from the Colorado-based practical shoe company that had, for reasons unknown, took the world by storm a decade and a half ago (and the years following). And it is still being worn today by people of all ages but it is never as chic as it was years ago, though. Continue reading Crocs With Rocks Are A Thing And They Are Kind Of A Thing Of Luxury

Eye Spy: Spec-tacular Guide to Designer Eyewear

Although the old adage goes, “The clothes make the man,” your choice of eyewear can also make or break your look. A new pair of specs is the perfect way to update your look without breaking the bank. With this spec-tacular guide to designer eyewear, ensure your sartorial superiority remains in tact. Continue reading Eye Spy: Spec-tacular Guide to Designer Eyewear

Zegna Sport Icon Jacket

calling for geeks with deep pockets, the Zegna Sport Icon Jacket might be the jacket you have been waiting all your gadget life. we are serious, because this is probably the first connected jacket in the market that offers Bluetooth connectivity, complete with joystick control pad on the cuff for answering calls, controlling music and more, while an integrated microphone located at the collar facilitates handsfree voice interaction with connected device (such as making calls and blasting voice commands to Siri or Google Voice), though you will have to supply your own earphones. strange, cos’ we thought since you will be using earbuds designed for smartphones, which means you would already have a mic? well, that’s just a thought. Continue reading Zegna Sport Icon Jacket

Dunhill Provenance Seven Fold Neckties

like the late Apple’s co-founder, Steve Jobs, we believe in what goes inside (of anything) must look as good as what’s on the outside, and hence, we thought the Dunhill Provenance Seven Fold Neckties is a perfect fit of that ethos. crafted from the finest 350 end silk twill, the Dunhill Provenance Seven Fold Neckties is hand pressed, and as its name implies, folded seven times in an accordion shape. honestly, you won’t get to peek ‘under its hood’, so to speak, to marvel what Alfred Dunhill has put into this seemingly everyday tie, but you will appreciate the fact that even things that you can’t see will be in perfect order and detailed to befit its quality and appearance on the outside. this featherweight tie also boast heavy drape and will knots flawlessly without ever twisting. the Dunhill Provenance Seven Fold Neckties are available in six colors and patterns, with each costing a neck-weighing 250 bucks. not exactly cheap by any means, but we are sure you know what you are paying for. no? Continue reading Dunhill Provenance Seven Fold Neckties

Polo Ralph Lauren Nylon Utility Backpack

well, what can we say? it was love at first sight for us and it will be same for you if you have been frequenting our site. the Polo Ralph Lauren Nylon Utility Backpack basically hits the the geek’s style sweet spot squarely. crafted from durable nylon twill, this designer camper backpack features a flap top with contrasting drawstring closure that opens up to a beautiful (we know it’s kind of odd to describe it as such, but we just can’t help ourselves) and spacious interior fully lined in vibrant orange nylon twill. on the outside, you will find camper’s touch such as a pair of adjustable brown leather straps that loop through the front and strapped down to the low section via buckle system (useful for sleeping bags and stuff), as well as a pair of generously-sized utility pockets on each side with zippered flap tops, suitable for quick access items such as thermos, poncho and the likes. finally, there’s a leather base for the strength and durability, and a stitched “Ralph Lauren” logo completes the subtle but all important branding. Continue reading Polo Ralph Lauren Nylon Utility Backpack

LV Camera Strap by RileyG Designworks

LV Camera Strap by RileyG Designworks
how luxurious can a camera strap get? hardly. unless it hails from a Parisan design label like Louis Vuitton but wait, LV does not officially have any camera strap, do they? the solution? grab one off from RileyG Designworks. you have to appreciate the bravery and dedication these folks have in order to produce such a lovely camera strap. in an act almost unthinkable to any LV fans, they took a knife to a perfectly pristine Louis Vuitton garment bag and made them into camera straps. the straps are meticulously crafted by hand, trimmed with real leather Continue reading LV Camera Strap by RileyG Designworks

LUMINOUS iPhone 5 Case by AYANO

LUMINOUS iPhone 5 Case by AYANO
LUMINOUS iPhone 5 Case by AYANO | US$59.99 | www.bling-my-thing.com

you know what’s rare when it comes accessories for iPhone 5? one that’s geared specifically for the fairer sex, that’s what. this is what makes the LUMINOUS iPhone 5 Case by AYANO stands out from the ocean of accessories designed for iPhone 5. the name might not tell it all but the LUMINOUS, designed by renowned designer Ayano Kimura, is a case for your iPhone 5 and it is also a wallet clutch. features include water-resistant snake-print material, snap closure, gold or gun metal hardware, an opening for the handset’s main camera, credit card slots, pockets for cash Continue reading LUMINOUS iPhone 5 Case by AYANO

Dunhill Mini Projector

Dunhill Mini Projector
Dunhill Mini Projector | US$850.00 | www.dunhill.com

let’s face it: not all geeks are contented with gadgets offered by everyday electronics giants and hence the existence of the market for luxury gadgets such as this Mini Projector and Presentation Case by Alfred Dunhill. though better known for its designer suits and leather goods, the projector isn’t crafted out of leather but its accompanying presentation case, the Chassis Leather Case as it is called, is certainly of leather. touted as a “compact yet powerful” mini projector, it is cited that the Mini Projector can be connected to a range of sources Continue reading Dunhill Mini Projector