An Introduction to Silent Whisper

[SILENT WHISPER] SS-013 ¬∑ CHP-001 ¬∑ SILENT EXECUTION Not much is known about accessories label Silent Whisper. From the small number of online communications that have been released , we can piece together some key information on the secretive Asia-based outfit. Silent Whisper produces a variety of leather goods : belts, bags, bracelets, necklaces and … Read more

Head Porter SS13 Lookbook

Japanese accessories brand Head Porter is known for their practical, well-designed bags, wallets and clothing basics. In this lookbook for the Spring/Summer collection, the pieces are shot to replicate everyday situations. The standpoint items to me are the clear tote bag and the¬†Hawaiian¬†shirt (which is one of the best executions of that style I’ve seen … Read more

The Soloist x Oliver Peoples 4

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Oliver Peoples showroom in soho to check out their upcoming designs. What excited me the most was the forth collaboration between Takahiro Miyashita of The Soloist. Since the sub-lines intial launch, Oliver Peoples has been steadily cranking out beautiful eyeglasses that would be perfect to pair with clothes by the Soloist.

This time around the designs are simple but bold. The voluminous shape of the frames was created by shearing a pressed sheet of acetate to 12mm thick at the hinge, resulting in the frame front appearing to flow backward.  The distinctive styles boast sharp-edged beveling of varied widths along the frame front and temples.

The icing on the cake is the special cleaning cloth that comes with each pair, which is designed with the Soloist paisley bandana pattern. All models should be available now at select Oliver Peoples retailers.

Special thanks to Jon Carlo for inviting me.

More photos after the jump 

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Supreme x COMME des GARCONS SHIRT 2013 Product Shots

This is a follow-up post to the SENSE Magazine lookbook ¬†images we presented a few days ago. Supreme shared these detailed product shots directly on their site. The collection will be available at Supreme shops in New York, Los Angeles, London, and online on March 14th and in Japan on March 16th. Finally, Dover Street … Read more

Eastpak x Raf Simons #4

Two days ago in Paris, Raf Simons showed his fall/winter 2013 collection. The bags at the show were the result of the forth collaboration between Eastpak and the Beglian designer. The first collection of Raf Eastpaks was one of my favorite accessories collections ever so I always look forward to seeing what these two brands … Read more

Eastpak x Wood Wood

Eastpak might have made the backpack you bummed around in middle school but they have been stepping up their game in recent years with a series of designer collaborations. Eastpak has worked with the likes of Rick Owens, Raf Simons and Kris Van Asche to produce capsule¬†accessory¬†collections. In this second collection with Danish brand Wood … Read more

Coveted: Undercover J6P03 Small Zip ‘Fuck’ Pouch/Wallet

This Undercover accessory has a 3D text ‘Fuck’ monogram reminiscent of Goyard and Pierre Hardy printed on textured poly vinyl. Subtly branded Undercover/Undercoverism in gold foil the one zipper compartment is sized to be appropriate for carrying day to day needs such as cards, bills folded notes, receipts, coins and keys. The colorway displayed above … Read more