Stuff posted in the ‘Fashion’ Category

New Tees From Cool Cats

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Cool Cats has released season 4 of their designer tees and are available in their store now. The collection features several designs done by Ed Banger artists So Me and Gaspard Augé from Justice.

via: Format Magazine

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Urbanears Headphones

Sometimes simplicity is the best option. Although I can’t help but think there was some inspiration taken from a certain very popular clothing company that takes a similar approach, I still very much like the minimalistic look of Urbanears headphones. Coming in a wide range of colors these headphones look to be totally non-branded other than the small tag on the side.  With all the options you could easily choose a different set everyday according to your outfit. Now the question (and the most important) is do they sound good? Available for purchase at $60 per pop over at 80s Purple.

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New IPATH Langston

I’m not sure if it’s because I am getting older, or if that’s the way trends are moving, but either way for the past few years I have really liked very simple shoes. This new sneaker out by IPATH called the Langston falls within that category – simple but stylish. The shoes come in a grey suede or a coffee hemp. Of course hemp is environmentally friendly, but those of you who prefer the suede can also sleep at night knowing they use only leathers sourced from Silver-rated tanneries, factories that adhere to high environmental standards.

Available now for $74.95

Mighty Wallets

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I have always had a thing for unique wallets. For years I have been admiring the designs done by Poketo. The ‘Mighty’ wallets done by Dynomighty Design look somewhat similar to Poketo, but they are printed on a recyclable material called Tyvek® (which they compare to an express shipping envelope). The wallets will only set you back $15 each, and come in many different styles.

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CHICtopia

In a nutshell Chictopia is a place for girls to share, discuss, browse, read about and shop all things that are fashion. The website is a community that allows you to join and the participate by uploading photos of your own styles, as well as rating other girls’ style. I really enjoy browsing websites like this not only for entertainment but for a source of inspiration.

New Boxfresh Shoe Line

The UK label Boxfresh known for their awesome threads has released photos of their new shoe line coming out in the second quarter of this year. From the photos provided they all look to be a loafer-style, with thin soles. The model shown above, called the Sipp, is my personal favorite. I love the velcro strap and the large perferated area. Very slick. The line will be available at Coutie when they are released. More photos after the jump.

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Grizzly Nights Tees

Lately I have had a thing for simple, duotoned or black and white tees. Grizzly Nights have a line that features fairly basic, but yet bold designs. The tees are designed, hand screen printed and labeled by Grizzly Nights themselves. I really enjoy the minimal approach, using black and white, basic shapes and hand drawn illustrations.

Nooka VS Hellz

There’s no doubt Nooka makes some of the coolest watches I have ever seen, and they have added yet another amazing timepiece to their collection. The new limited edition watch is a collaboration with the bad girl streetwear label Hellz. Although the collaboration is with a women’s brand I would say it looks unisex, I know I would wear it.

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MP3 Roundup 12/11

Passion Pit – Sleepyhead (Bo Flex Remix Feat Giantess) (Highly Recommended)
Treasure Fingers – Cross The Dancefloor (Designer Drugs Remix)
Josh Wink – Higher State Of Consciousness (South Central Remake)
Weird Science – Haus Of Cards (Original Mix)
Bryan Cox – Blinded Me With Science

Alex & Chloe Tees

Alex & Chloe is well known for their unique and stylish jewelery, but they have also introduced a t-shirt line that I quite like. Their minimal designs are what attracted me to the line. Using large over sized prints, basic shapes, colors and gradients for most of their tees. The line is a bit pricey for what I would normally pay for a t-shirt, but some of their tees are on sale right now which brings them down to an almost reasonable price.

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55 DSL Logo Remix Contest

During my recent visit to NYC I didn’t get a bunch of time to check out shops and boutiques. However, I did get a chance to stop by 55DSL’s shop, and I was more impressed than I thought I would be. I really like 55DSL’s clothing and the overall feel of the brand. With their recently announced Logo Remix Contest 55DSL has partnered up with Cut&Paste to give you the opportunity to put thier own spin on their brand. Submit your own “remix” of the 55DSL Sheild logo in a way that represents the companie’s culture and spirit and you could have the chance to win 1,055€. Not only that but your remixed logo will be featured on a t-shirt in the company’s 2010 line. Creative people get to crackin’, the contest ends December 5th.

LOOKBOOK.nu

LOOKBOOK.nu is a comprehensive, user driven blog that looks at the world’s youth and the styles that they wear. Users are able to post photos of their favorites outfits and styles as well as view, and post comments about other users’ looks. Surprisingly the site has very few shots-from-above-in-the-bathroom-Myspace-style photos, and lots of shots that look like they were taken right out of a magazine fashion spread. The photos are tagged with information about the user’s clothing, and users can search through different groups, as well as labels, designers and categories. Whether you are looking for inspiration from others, or a exhibitionist fashionista, LOOKBOOK.nu is a site to check out.

Betaunit ‘08 Fall/Winter Line

When I recently stumbled upon the new Fall/Winter line by Betaunit I was not only really impressed with their designs, I was also really shocked when I discovered that they were based out of Los Angeles. When you first look at the clothing you would think the line was based somewhere in Europe. I really like the fact that they are experimenting with designs other than just t-shirts. For example the design shown called the “Welsh”. Another piece I really found interesting was the “Born“. This is a hoodie that has a zip-off removable hood, and detaches in a way that I have never seen before. Their t-shirt line is also really cool with a neo-psychadelic look. The designs remind me of the MGMT video for “Electric Eel“.

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In Your Closet NYC

I hate Ebay. Truly can’t stand it. But In Your Closet NYC is one of the cooler websites I have seen utilizing Ebay. If you are living in New York City and have some extra stuff laying around in your closet that you want to get rid of, In Your Closet NYC will raid your closet and sell it on Ebay. It’s kind of like consignment that makes house calls. It looks like much of what they specialize in is more vintage looking clothing, but they will also sell your books, toys and more. So whether you are are looking to buy some cool shit, or live in NYC and want to sell some cool shit In Your Closet NYC has your back.

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XLR8R Adds Miami to Their Guide

XLR8R's City Guide now has Miami.

Griffin Slap Watches

Remember slap bracelets? Like those, but cooler.

Eboy’s FixPix App For the iPhone

Great puzzle game with graphics by Eboy himself.

XLR8R Atlanta City Guide

XLR8R added ATL to thier city guide. Check it out.

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Hooray For Earth – Surrounded By Your Friends (Twin Shadow Remix)

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

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Twin Shadow has been making some waves throughout the internets lately. I recently purchased his new album Forget, and I must say I quite like it. I am also really liking this remix he has done for Hooray For Earth, who I had never heard of before this song, but will surely be checking them out after hearing it.

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Muscles – Girl Crazy Go (Muscles Inception Remix)

Monday, October 18th, 2010

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The last I heard of Muscles he had quit the music business because of problems with his label Modular. This disappointed me because I love his music. However, I was happy to see that if the rumors were true at the time he has apparently changed his mind. A new EP by Muscles titled Younger & Immature is due out October 29.

Here’s a remix of the first single from the EP ‘Girl Crazy Go’. Check out the music video for the original version here. From the sounds of it Muscles hasn’t lost his musical touch, or his ego.

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Sleigh Bells – Run the Heart (Bassnectar Remix)

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

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Music by Bassnectar isn’t something I would normally post here. For the most part I feel his stuff is for dirty rave hippies, and if you read this blog at all you probably know how I feel about the wobbly bass-heavy Dubstep. That being said this remix done of Sleigh Bells‘ song ‘Run the Heart’ is still bass-heavy, but not completely overboard. It also manages to keep a lot of what makes the original track so good.

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Martin Solveig ft. Dragonette – Hello

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

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Chances are if you spend any amount of time on the internet you have heard ‘Hello’ by Martin Solveig featuring the lovely Dragonette (considering it went number one on Hype Machine). But I couldn’t resist posting this super-fun dance-pop masterpiece. It’s basically impossible not to want to dance to this song. I don’t know a lot about Martin Solveig, but from what I have heard and seen so far I am liking his stuff. Purchase the EP with several remixes on Beatport now.

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Millionyoung – Local Joke (Neon Indian Cover)

Friday, October 1st, 2010

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Millionyoung, aka Mike Diaz, is shaping up to be one of my favorite artist of 2010. I really love this cover he has done of Neon Indian’s ‘Local Joke’. He adds his own personality to the song, so much that it sounds as though he could have written it. I am looking forward to a full-length album from him.

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