Holiday Gift Guide 2015

A curated list of designs from the realms of footwear, fashion, home, tech and lifestyle.

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nanamica’s GORE-TEX Shell Coat is a fine example of its distinctive design
philosophy. Constructed from an innovative cotton denim GORE-TEX fabric, this indigo hooded
fishtail parka combines classically-inspired style with the latest in textile technology.
The Parisian fashion house’s structured, statement biker jeans has been
reimagined this season with a blue/gold denim wash against hints of dyed accents. Classic ribbed
knee panels, zippers, frayed cuffs and multiple pockets along the jeans front and back add the
flair to be expected from the high end label.
Supreme x The North Face
Coveted among outdoor enthusiasts, The North Face’s Nuptse Jacket has been
updated by Supreme for winter. With a water-resistant shell, goose down fill and all-over print,
the weatherproof piece transitions easily from the mountains to city streets.
ÉTUDES is an art collective and clothing line by French artists Aurélien
Arbet and Jérémie Egry, the creative minds behind former label Hixsept. Known for its innovative
use of prints, dyes and patterns in its repertoire, the brand presents the Blue Stars Crewneck,
a cotton sweatshirt with trademark silkscreened stars emblem across the chest.
East meets west with the latest collaboration between Junya Watanabe MAN
and Levi’s. The duo’s made-in-Japan Slim Jean is an updated 511 silhouette with a slim leg, zip
and button front closure and adjustable rear buckle closure.
A piece that will likely be overlooked this season, Supreme’s excellent
Flannel Lined Twill Shirt features a classic design in a rugged cotton fabric, with two flap
pockets and a soft, patterned flannel lining.
NikeLab ACG
Redefining sport utility for the city, NikeLab’s ACG 2-in-1 System Jacket
is a versatile piece that combines a GORE-TEX fabric waterproof hooded shell and a lightweight,
insulated jacket. There’s even a hands-free internal strap system for added functionality.
We can always expect something dope when the biggest names in contemporary
men’s fashion team up. The POOL aoyama x OFF-WHITE c/o Virgil Abloh “OFF-BLACK” T-shirt is no
exception, featuring the signature branding of both labels.
Reigning Champ
Reigning Champ’s proprietary fabrics have been its claim to fame. Here, its
popular midweight terry gets paired with ripstop nylon for a pair of stylish sweats perfect for
all seasons.
Beloved British skate imprint Palace recently celebrated the opening of its
Los Angeles pop-up shop with a special “Internationale” collection. A standout piece is this
hoodie, which features a patchwork-style print in classic red, white and blue hues.
Gosha Rubchinskiy
This T-shirt from Gosha Rubchinskiy shows just why he is Russian fashion’s
crown prince. The raglan top features a relaxed fit and bold Surfing Skeleton graphic printed
across its chest. The illustration continues Rubchinskiy’s subversive design motifs in fashion,
while the decided use of tricolors nods at Rubchinskiy’s Russian heritage.
Fucking Awesome
Skate-scene fixture Jason Dill’s streetwear brand Fucking Awesome offers
yet another bold graphic through it’s In The Name Of T-shirt. The grey cotton tee depicts the
clash between the familiar elements of goth and sought after purity to produce a haunting
graphic, which would not be complete without Dill’s text logo.
Known for combining traditional Japanese style with forward-thinking Tokyo
streetwear, SASQUATCHfabrix. includes this distinctive pair of Japanese-made, wool and lamb
leather gloves as part of its Fall/Winter 2015 range.
Made from the luggage specialist’s tanker nylon fabric, the Fall/Winter
2015 Nylon Backpack from PORTER and Jun Takahashi’s UNDERCOVER is a sophisticated storage
solution that features multiple exterior pockets, a spacious main compartment and refined
leather details.
The Model One connected timepiece is made from 316L stainless steel,
cold-forged for hardness and durability hand-finished and mirror-polished. The front crystals
are created using custom guilloche patterns on ion exchange-glass, resulting in a scratch
resistant watch that straddles the line between sophisticated and casual styling.
San Jose, California’s own mod-3’s successful crowdfunding campaign for its
latest gadget, the Alt Minimalist iPhone Case & Mounting Cae is gearing up to soon hit the
markets. Sporting a design straight out of a Sci-Fi movie set in the future, the slim, chrome
back boasts a high-strength polymer base, finished with two layers of impact resistant ends
along each edge. The magnetic, circular centers provide mounting capability, ensuring both
protection and everyday convenience.
Supreme x Hanes
Another example of its knack for branding and creating unexpected, yet
covetable collaborations, Supreme’s latest partnership with Hanes includes a 4-pack of the
latter’s classic boxer briefs, available now in black or white.
Best Made Co.
A great introductory knife, the Norwegian-made Scout Knife features a
high-grade, stainless steel Sandvik 12c27 blade that’s low in maintenance and won’t dull
quickly, along with a double blade guard for full protection and a secure grip.
(multee)project x Raised By Wolves
Featuring triple-integrated key rings for security, (multee)project’s
Type-2l Carabiner has been updated by Raised by Wolves with stylish details like a single
needle-stitched, premium leather detail and an eye-catching red hue.
A good pair of socks never goes out of style, and ICNY is now offering up
its popular Zig Zag Half Calf Sock, an updated design with small technical details that bring
huge performance improvements. SFeaturing the brand’s signature 3M paneling, ICNY has added
COOLMAX fabric to the sock body, ensuring more efficient moisture management and maximized
comfort for your active lifestyle.
Star Wars x Bamford Watch Department
Star Wars fever is at an all time high, and South Korea’s BOONTHESHOP is
taking themed merch to a new level. They enlisted the Bamford Watch Department to customize a
few classic Rolex models, each representing characters from the iconic film series.
Marni x Porter
It may seem like an unlikely collaboration, but the entire accessories line
from Italian fashion house Marni and PORTER was on point. This 100% nylon backpack features a
colorblocked design, top handle and adjustable shoulder straps.
Known for its craftsmanship and attention to detail, visvim came correct
with this reupped version of its Bi-Fold Wallet. Made from embossed premium leather, the wallet
also boasts brass hardware and a leather pull.
Anti Social Social Club
Headed by Stussy affiliate Neek Lurk, this cult brand is known for
producing simple pieces emblazoned offbeat text graphics. This particular hat pays homage to
Lurk’s Enough Of You offshoot, and pairs mint-colored text against bold red cotton twill.
Stussy x Kuumba
Inspired by Laguna Beach, Stussy and Kuumba’s collaborative
“Laguna” incense is a mix of wood and citrus accented by pistachio and vanilla orchid
accords, and finished off with a blend of musk and white amber.
Manufactured by outdoor specialist, HELINOX, the lightweight Chair
One features lightweight, yet strong DAC aluminum poles that self-locate into the hub
with shock-cord technology, making the chair both lightweight and convenient to
KNOW WAVE Magazine
OHWOW Gallery’s KNOW WAVE recently expanded its repertoire — that
already includes a radio show and apparel — with its first print publication. “KNOW WAVE
Issue No.1” features art by Leo Fitzpatrick and interviews with Dev Hynes and Glenn
O’Brien, among others.
Just Don
Just Don is best known for its python-brimmed snapbacks, and is now
expanding its bespoke offerings to include sporting goods. A few stacks will get you this
basketball that features genuine python sewn onto premium lambskin.
Supreme’s accessories and lifestyle offerings are sometimes just as coveted
as its apparel, and this bar glass from its fall lineup is no exception. The 12 oz. glass
features a gold rim and classic box logo branding.
Gosha Rubchinskiy
Many know Gosha Rubchinskiy as a fashion designer, but the multitalented
Russian first rose to fame as a photographer/filmmaker. His latest photography book YOUTH HOTEL
captures his home country through people and places that match themes expressed in his
Spring/Summer 2016 collection.
Andy Warhol’s iconic work takes on a new medium through MEDICOM TOY’s
special edition Be@rbrick. Choose your favorite between two alternating toys; one designed in
the likeness of the iconic artist, and sporting multi-color sections, and the other dipped in a
tonal, warm yellow tint, with Warhol’s image and accompanying signature across its body.
Burgeoning umbrella manufacturer senz°’s tech oriented, yet flamboyantly
stylish line of umbrellas will surely get the job done this upcoming spring season. The uniquely
asymmetrical, off-centered shape has been proven to withstand winds exceeding100 km/h, and has
been matched with an ever-growing range of fun patterns.
Hot Toys
Marvel Comics’ Iron Man has never looked this good. Hong Kong’s industry
leading Hot Toys production company has created a scaled action figure for the seasoned
collector and/or inner child of consumers alike. The precision-like details as seen on the
superhero’s armor are further enhanced by the gleaming paint job, making for the most realistic
reconstruction yet.
Naturally, Japan’s BE@RBRICK toy company had to enter this year’s Star Wars
frenzy by releasing themed BE@RBRICKs. MEDICOM TOY has chosen to pay homage to Star Wars fan
favorite Darth Maul by releasing a BE@RBRICK sporting a reinterpretation of the villain’s marked
face, which is also accompanied by its shadow counterpart, featuring the Sith Lord’s symbolic
In commemoration of graffiti legend Futura’s 60th birthday last month,
Berlin’s ACRONYM joined forces with fellow German neighbor MONTANA CANS to produce an
appropriate, limited edition spray can. The special can’s body has been outdone in a black matte
touch, and a popping, lime nozzle. Tag the streets in style.
​KILLSPENCER x Snarkitecture
Sports and luxury collide as Daniel Arsham’s Snarkitecture teams up with
West Coasts’ KILLSPENCER for a ornamental take on KILLSPENCER’s handcrafted indoor basketball
set. The pair have ditched KILLSPENCER’s traditional black styling in favor of Snarkitecture’s
trademark, clean white. There are only winners when shooting hoops on this court.
visvim’s FBT SHAMAN-FOLK — one of our favorite moccasin-inspired
silhouettes — makes a much-welcomed return this season with a rich, earth-toned suede upper,
four bead patterning, unmistakable fringed skirt and comfortable sneaker sole.

adidas Originals x Palace Skateboards
Dubbed the Pro Boost Gazelle, the sneaker gives one of adidas Originals
most revered silhouettes some fresh detailing. Gold foil take to the vamp, complemented by a ZX
Flux-style white heel cap and a boost sole for ultra comfort and performance, while a perforated
leather upper rounds the sneaker out with a classic finish.
This season, the sneaker that started Asics’ iconic Kayano series gets a
winterized update. The GEL-Kayano Trainer “GORE-TEX” features a waterproof suede and nylon
upper, TPU overlays and a comfy GEL-cushioned sole unit in a stylish tonal package.
Très Bien x Common Projects
A partnership between two masters of minimalism, the Très Bien x Common
Projects 2015 Fall/Winter Achilles Low features canvas uppers, leather lining and gum rubber
outsole, with the latter’s signature gold-stamped logo as a finishing touch.
The result of Converse’s latest creative partnership with Hiroshi Fujiwara,
the CONS CTS fragment design Collection includes three colorways, all of which feature heavy
canvas uppers, fragment design branding, drop-in Lunarlon sockliners and grippy rubber outsoles.
Nikelab ACG
The NikeLab ACG Lupinek Flyknit SFB — a new silhouette from the recently
rejuvenated ACG line — offers weatherproof wearability this season with Flyknit-enhanced
leather uppers, abrasion-resistant zoned VAC-TECH and a lightweight Phylon midsole with grippy
rubber outsole.
Pendleton x Taka Hayashi x Vault by Vans
A collaboration between three industry icons, the Pendleton x Taka Hayashi
x Vault by Vans Slip-On LX is an ethnic-inspired silhouette with patterned wool and saddle
leather uppers, moccasin-style stitching and a skate-ready rubber sole.
Ronnie Fieg x New Balance
Inspired by Fieg’s upbringing in New York City, the Ronnie Fieg x New
Balance “City Never Sleeps” USA 998 features his signature tri-blocking, with blue nubuck and
pigskin suede uppers atop a clean, ABZORB-cushioned sole.
Hender Scheme
Hender Scheme’s “Homage” series blends contemporary footwear silhouettes
with traditional craftsmanship, and its nod to the iconic Jordan 4 is perhaps one of its
greatest designs. The 100% raw undyed leather ages uniquely with age and wear.
There are few more iconic names in contemporary fashion than the three that
collaborated on this item. The COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT x Supreme x Timberland boot features
subtle branding from each company on the classic 6-inch style that has been a streetwear staple
for decades.
Jordan Brand
The Air Jordan 6 Retro “Maroon” recently returned for the first time ever
since its initial release in 1991. This premium reissue features the Nike Air heel logo, which
mirrors the original design and was apparently approved by MJ himself.

Public School x Jordan Brand
Public School has collaborated with Jordan Brand in the past, but went a
bit out of the box with the Horizon. Sporting a fully-knitted upper set atop an Air Jordan 13
sole, this statement sneaker is similar to the popular Jordan Future.
Allied Maker
Made in the USA, Allied Maker’s Dome Table Lamp features a wooden base
crafted from premium-grade American Black Walnut, along with a hand-spun brass shade and
hand-blown glass globe that diffuses light beautifully.
A woody, aromatic unisex scent, Le Labo’s Santal 33 reflects the freedom
and masculinity of the American West with a combination of cardamom, iris, violet and ambrox, a
smoking wood alloy and spicy, leathery and musky notes.
Jason Markk
First released in 2007, Jason Markk’s Premium Shoe Care system is a
must-have for any who wants to keep their sneakers in top form. The latest kit features a suede
handle brush and eraser that can be used on a variety of materials.
Hiroshi Fujiwara’s home goods venture retaW is a favourite when it comes to
fragrance and bodycare for the modern man. The Eveyln Gold Fragrance candle offers refreshing
scent while its glazed golden exterior is a decorative piece fitting for the festive season.
Since 1921 Hario has been producing tea and coffee products that retain traditional production methods and are mindful of the environment. This manual pour-over coffee brewer features a cloth filter for cleaner brewing, and a removable wooden collar and leather strap.
Award-Wining kitchen tools brand Amco’s stainless soap bar is a necessity
for every cook. The essential product eliminates odors caused by cooking with onions, spices,
fruits and other scented foods and herbs by simply being rubbed against the surface of one’s
Homegrown in Chicago, Illinois, ALFRED LANE has established itself as a
premier grooming destination for the sophisticated gentleman. Choose between three solid cologne
fragrances: Brio (woody scent with spicy top notes), Bravado (oriental fragrance with notes of
nutmeg, leather and tobacco) and Vanguard (fresh and fruity blend of sweet spices and woods).
Mr. Natty
Mr. Natty, the year’s reigning GQ Grooming Awards Winner specializes in
providing the utmost care for male trimming and shaving needs. Mr. Natty’s scented shave oil
gets the job done, while emitting an enticing, minty aroma.
Japanese brand SECOND LAB unites vintage with modern technique to create
unique pieces of clothing. Accessories are also included in the range of offerings, as seen with
the Black Gonz Cushion, a familiar brand motif that was created in union with multitalented
skater and artist Mark Gonzales, and now produced as a décor accessory.
We spend more time on our smartphones than ever, so an external battery is
essential to ensuring your technology can keep up with you no matter how busy you are. Incase
offers a line of sleek but powerful external charging banks.
UNDERCOVER x Medicom Toy
UNDERCOVER and Medicom Toy have brought back their coveted GILAPPLE light
series for yet another season. Available in a variety of colors, the release features a
high-gloss finish and forward-facing lamp with dimmer functionality.
Pigalle x DSM x Beats
Parisian streetwear imprint Pigalle has teamed up with Dover Street Market
and Beats by Dre for a limited edition pair of the latter brand’s popular Studio Wireless
headphones. The design features a glossy black finish with white markings, and Pigalle branding
underneath the headband.
Leap Motion and OSVR lead the pack as we draw closer to the elevated age of
VR technology. The Hacker Dev Kit comes with an optional faceplate with integrated Leap Motion
hardware, officially making it the first virtual reality headset available on the market with
fully immersive motion control technology.
The Nomad Charger Wallet is the first of its kind – dually serving as a
traditional placeholder for cards and bills and also an iPhone charger (powered by a single,
rechargeable lithium battery on its spine), while maintaining its sleek shape.
UNIQFIND’s marble cases capitalize on the popularity of the texture within
the last year. The chic company’s skins come in measurements that can be applied to a variety of
devices including Macbooks, iPhones and iPads.
This year, Sony released the sequel to its RX1R camera, previously released
in 2013. The camera flaunts updates such an all new 42MP full-frame sensor, 30% increase in
autofocus speed, and the world’s first optical variable low-pass filter, all packed within a
finger friendly, compact body.
The OnePlus X champions a brilliant design with the technology specs to
back it up. Flaunting a ceramic body, crystal clear display and in-house manufactured OnePlus X
camera, an integrated OxygenOS interface adds an enhanced layer of personalization, making each
phone unique to its user.
Take a trip down memory lane with the POLYCADE gaming station. The
old-school inspired system neglects the hefty setup of a traditional, outdated gaming console
for the feasibility of being mounted on a wall. Featuring a 28-inch LED monitor and combined
control layout for duo play, the 8GB SD card comes pre-installed with 100 games and emulation

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