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Pantone Universe Footwear has released its debut collection for SS16 and as expected, it is an array of vibrant sneakers and sandals.  Many of us are familiar with Pantone, knowing it as the company for all-things colour, including its guides and books, homewares, swimwear and now, footwear.  Launched at Pitti Uomo 88, Florence, last year, the […]
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Sunday Somewhere is an Australian sunglasses and optical brand founded by Dave Allison and Carlos Aviles. The pair have previously worked at leading sunglasses brands and when the right time finally arrived, Sunday Somewhere was born. Allison and Aviles are obsessed with Sunday and the notion of freedom which explains the name. It also references the […]
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Brathwait is a watch brand founded by Henrik Torp. Like many brands who either wanted to close a gap in the market or felt the need to provide luxe pieces without the exorbitant markup, Torp started Brathwait with transparent process. Named after Richard Brathwait, a British poet who introduced the idea of the gentleman in […]
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UTC00 is a global brand where its products are stocked in some of the most coveted international stores. The designers work from different cities – London, Milan and Seoul – each one taking inspiration from their diverse urban locales. From shoes to bags, UTC00 is about a practical approach when it comes to working or travelling […]
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OHW? is a men’s shoe brand started by two shoe professionals who share the same vision to create contemporary and functional shoes. The brand manufactures in its own factory in China where they have full control over how the shoes are made and the end result is quality footwear that can be worn for function […]
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When it comes to men’s shoe accessories, shoe laces and fringe flaps spring to mind. There hasn’t been anything innovative and luxurious until Karmuel Young, a multi-medium design label, came into the market in 2014. The debut collection, Project 01 – Dress Shoe Reform, focused on revolutionary shoes cuffs and laces that came in quiet […]
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Lunettes Kollektion is a Berlin eyewear brand that crafts its frames from fine materials and with modern design. The sunglasses and optical frames are produced using artisanal methods in Italy so you know you are getting quality eyewear. The frames start with the highest quality cellulose acetate which gives them a rich range of colours, an easy-to-wear […]
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22 Design Studio is a Taiwanese design disciplinary founded by Sean Yu and Yi-Ting Cheng. The designers experienced the classic contemporary buildings during a trip to Japan and they found inspiration in the architectural element, concrete. The material became the medium of choice for their creativity, with products ranging from jewellery to writing tools to time […]
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Gram is a Swedish brand that started in 2005 and has continued to make sophisticated footwear that fills the gap between sneakers and traditional shoes. The brand’s clientele are mostly creative professionals looking for high quality footwear with a twist – shoes that say smart casual and have aesthetic substance but are subtle enough for […]
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Northern Lights Optic is a luxury eyewear brand founded by Orion Anthony. Designed in British Columbia, the unisex glasses are handcrafted from quality acetates and metals and finished with quality AuroraTM CR-39 lenses. The inspiration behind the glasses originates from the adventurous spirit of alpine explorers. Design has been a big part of Anthony’s life […]
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Beyene is a Swedish footwear brand based in Stockholm whose motto is to produce footwear that combines superior craftsmanship with timeless aesthetics. Designer Adam Abraha’s desire and passion to create a lasting impression with the footwear resulted in the minimal and contemporary design. The name Beyene is a homage to someone dear to Abraha – someone that is […]
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JDRT is an Australian brand founded by Joel Davis and Rhys Thomas, style enthusiasts who wanted to step outside the daily corporate grind. The inspiration for the brand is not simply to escape and to find excitement in something they love doing but also to create something that is individual, versatile and lasting. The boys were […]
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Glints is an English optical brand that was born out of an obsessive love for eyewear. The brand takes its name from the old English term “glint” – a reflection that is noticeable when somebody wearing glasses moves their head. A will to share their passion, knowledge and expertise with consumers saw the birth of […]
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