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want // coach + philip crangi.

Posted on April 16th, 2014

There is such an opportunity in mens jewelry, and Philip Crangi of Giles & Brother has been growing his business to encompass necklaces, bracelets, cufflinks and belts. His latest venture is in partnership with Coach for a men’s collection of “classic heirloom pieces for the modern man”. Basically, everything was made for me! ;P

Coach and Philip Crangi are two New York icons, and the collaboration includes limited edition pieces that combine Philip’s unique aesthetic and knowledge of metals with Coach’s craftsmanship and leather expertise.

Here are my top picks:

For Philip Crangi’s secrets to rugged personal style, check out his 10 Essentials for GQ.


modern man // ISAORA + meyerhoffer SURFORWRD

Posted on March 20th, 2014

      Last summer I re-discovered my love of the water, and spent most of my time on the beach in Long Island and sailing or surfing in Long Beach and the Rockaways. As I get ready for summer this year, I will definitely be adding the new ISAORA and Thomas Meyerhoffer’s second SURFORWRD collaboration to my daily wardrobe. ISAORA has always focused on performance, and designers Marc Daniels and Ricky Hendry strongly believe that style should not be sacrificed in athletic-wear. From that mission, they have focused on high-performance technical apparel, combining fabric innovation without a compromise in design. They partnered with Thomas Meyerhoffer, who brings his surf expertise to the collaboration, and the line is focused on wearability from street to the ocean…

style journal // jeremy scott’s moschino.

Posted on March 19th, 2014

If you haven’t seen or read about the latest Moschino collection by Jeremy Scott, here you go! [via Style.com]







[[ moschino couture sweater, via luisaviaroma // marc jacobs denim // dr martens, similar here // photography and set by mamahalin! <3 ]]

More to read:

Business of Fashion’s “Did Moschino Dilute McDonald’s Trademark?“, and The Fashion Law’s response. I would be surprised if McDonalds took legal action, given that Moschino elevated the fast food chain greatly, and exposed it to an audience that would not normally take pictures with/tweet about/eat it in the first place, i.e. Anna Dello Russo, Katy Perry, model Soo Joo, me.. ;P