Monocle Tokyo


While we wish for a Monocle Shop to finally hit California (C'mon, what's the holdup, Tyler?), we jealously watch as Tokyo gets a new Monocle shop, a complement to their already existing Tokyo Cafe. Opening this month, the shop is located in the Tomigaya district, southwest from Yoyogi Park. Inside you'll find the latest Monocle Shop goods, collaborations, and a selection of Monocle issues both past and present.


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MAKR Open Billfold Wallet


As much as we love the slim profile of a card case, we wouldn't mind going back to a billfold if this wallet from MAKR was in our pockets. You can't go wrong with either of the leather choices and you've got Horween Latigo or Wickett and Craig English Bridle leather to choose from. You've got one cash pocket that is large enough for currency of all types and sizes and six card slots. The wallet is machine sewn and handsewn with rolled and painted edges.

$185, MAKR

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Scout Porter Pack


Scout's products are all about simplicity and elegance and their new Porter Pack delivers on that criteria in spades. The bag is a multi-purpose tote made from a 14oz canvas duck and has an array of exterior pockets that snap close to secure your items.

You can also go from over the shoulder to a backpack style setup with the detachable straps that unhook from the body of the bag and reattach to go over the the back of the bag and hook to attachments on the bottom of the bag for backpack wear. It also comes in 22oz Waxed Twill and both bags feature M6 Antique Brass Riri Zips that secure the main compartment.

$267-$333, Scout

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Avengers: Age of Ultron Teaser Trailer

This needs no introduction. Just press play.

"Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, the team must reassemble to defeat James Spader as Ultron, a terrifying technological villain hell - bent on human extinction. Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen, and Pietro Maximoff, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and meet an old friend in a new form when Paul Bettany becomes Vision."

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Sponsored | The Relaunch of an Outerwear Icon: Spiewak


We can talk about heritage brands all day, but when it comes down to it there are few as important and iconic as Spiewak. The company has long been a trusted name in apparel and their resume is nothing short of word class. They have outfitted everyone from the US Army to Police Departments and trendsetters across the globe. Spiewak has been at it since 1904 and are relaunching this fall with modern and updated takes on some of their most famous pieces.

The main collection stays true to their heritage while taking their utility aesthetic to the streets with jackets that have a technical edge and military-inspired styling. They will also be launching a premium Golden Fleece line that recreates iconic Spiewak styles from their storied 110-year history. The main collection will be available globally at retailers such as Barney's, WP Store Brooklyn, and Saks Fifth Avenue. The Golden Fleece line launch this January at 14oz in Berlin and Ron Herman in LA and Tokyo.

Check out the entire collection and more at


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VIPP Miniature Bin


We tend to stay away from the novelty side of things, but this is one we really couldn't ignore. VIPP is bringing back their miniature bin, a shrunken down version of its iconic pedal bin and is made with the same attention to detail as its normally-sized siblings. A fifth of the size of the regular bin, the Miniature Bin is fully functional with a working pedal and is made from the very same materials. Perfect for pencils or a container for the bathroom.


Posted in Art & Design  

Audio-Technica ATH-DN1000USB


If you spend a lot of time at your desk, odds are you have a good set of headphones to keep you going throughout the day. Audio-Technica wants to take that desktop pair to the next level with their all-digital ATH-DN1000USB headphones.

The headphones use big 53mm drivers that are capable of handling a wide frequency of sound and uses their Dnote DSP technology to get the best sound music from your digital tracks. The headphones plug right into your USB port and is compatible with Windows 7/8/8.1 and Mac OS X Mavericks and later.


Posted in Headphones  

Best Made Lambswool Crew Neck Sweater


A good sweater should hold up for years without piling or simply falling apart. Best Made has come through with a crew neck sweater made at one of Scotland's oldest mills using some of the finest lambswool available, a hefty and warm 14.7oz wool to be exact. More importantly, this sweater is built to last and its shape will be intact for sometime to come.

$168, Best Made

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Gitman Bros for Unionmade White


Unionmade celebrates one of the most useful pieces of clothing in your closet, the white shirt. They've teamed up with one of the best shirtmakers in the biz, Gitman Bros, and have created seven different styles of the white shirt and possibly the only seven white shirts you'll ever need.

The seven shirts consists of styles for the very formal or the very casual. Gitman Bros produced a club collar, a cotton wool woven windowpane style, a floral print popover, a key collar, an always useful oxford cloth buttondown, a pique popover, and a tuxedo shirt for all your black tie affairs.


Posted in Style  

Apolis Wool Civilian Suiting


Picking a suit can be a bit of a challenge especially if you need one for a specific purpose or one that you could potentially use for just about everything. Apolis' new Wool Civilian Suiting collection is a great choice if you're looking for versatility and a look that is equally sharp in the boardroom and on the street.

The suits come in three colors: Grey, green, and navy and is made from a washable Italian wool. The blazers also look great on their own and the lightweight fabric travels well and makes it ideal for both mild and warmer climates.

$188-$298, Apolis

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