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

Audi A1 Sportback S line/Standaufnahme

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

V_Magazine _adidas Originals _The_Visit_Ry_Russo_Young

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