Articles by: James



Anyone paying any kind of attention to the leading players in premium menswear has heard of Boston’s Boylston Trading Company by now. If not, it’s the new project by spearheaded by Frank the Butcher, who draws on long experience from his time as creative director at Concepts, … READ MORE

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2012 Audi A1 Sportback Five-Door

With the A1, Audi has a solid contender in the super-compact market – competing with the Fiat 500, Mini Cooper, and the BMW 1 Series for young, urban, affluent drivers. And after introducing a 3-door A1 in 2010, Audi is now hoping to lure more buyers by … READ MORE


West Coast Customs x Nintendo – Life Size Mario Karts

This is pure fun – West Coast Customs, the over-the-top auto customization shop, famous for hosting MTV’s Pimp My Ride, now with locations around the world, and signature line of aftermarket parts, has teamed up with Nintendo to produce a series of real life Mario Karts – … READ MORE


Nigel Sylvester 1987 by Casio G-Shock

Nigel Sylvester is clearly one of the most interesting people riding BMX these days; while he isn’t necessarily posting top X-Games scores – in fact, he rarely competes at all. But far from letting the sport pass him by, Sylvester is doing some of the most creative … READ MORE


namamica x The North Face – “Roots of Life” Climbing Jacket

The North Face is typically associated with snowy peaks and high altitudes, but this nanamica-TNF Purple Label “Roots of Life” jacket takes inspiration from landscapes deep undersea.  The North Face and nanamica are, of course, closely tied together in design, but the two also team up once a … READ MORE

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V Magazine x adidas Originals – “The Visit” | By Ry Russo-Young

If mumblecore has star auteurs, Ry Russo-Young is a candidate. The 30-year-old West Village native (today is her birthday) has been instrumental in defining the genre, directing films that eschew any self-conscious attempt at cool credentials, but of course, achieve them in spades. Russo-Young has, in a … READ MORE


adidas Originals Forum Mid – Leopard | Available Now

Maybe it’s because Jeremy Scott has been waiting in the wings of the couture world for so long now – and on the verge of a mainstream breakout – that an adidas Originals shoe with leopard print fur underlays can look almost classic. Whether you’re ready for … READ MORE


Ricoh CX6 – Compact Digital Camera

Weighing in at just 201 grams with battery and SD card installed, and measuring a svelte 23.1 mm at it’s thinnest part, the just-announced Ricoh CX6 is a among the most pocketable, take-anywhere digital cameras available. But it could also be the everyday compact shooter for some … READ MORE


WeSC Aleister Boots | Available Now

Stockholm-based WeSC earned a reputation early on as one of the more forward-thinking collectives in streetwear, with an emphasis on clean designs, fueled in no small part by the deep ranks of artists, creatives, and “WeActivists” the label supported and promoted. And in the years since it’s … READ MORE


BMW M5 Twin-Turbo V8 Engine – 2012 Edition | Video

The upcoming BMW M5 Twin-Turbo V8 runs a modified S63 engine – the same power plant used in the X5 M and X6 M – cleverly packed into the sedan’s racing inspired chassis. It produces roughly 578 horsepower and 530 pound-feet of torque. Early reports clock the … READ MORE


New Era Introducing: London Gallery Launch

London has had a solid streetwear scene for decades, with roots all the way back to the casual/hooligan culture of the 1980’s. And while that era laid the groundwork for some big names in European streetwear (think labels like Silas, CP Company, and modern-day favorite Stone Island), … READ MORE