Monthly Archives: August 2012

It’s downright mainstream now, but when skateboarding first hit in the late ‘40s, the sport was confined to a few land-bound surfers riding the sidewalks on homemade (and, compared to…

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License to Ill

How Brooklyn-based artists’ collective illPinto brought the history of skateboarding to life with a series of limited edition decks.

I’ve been a fan of Vanishing Elephant for a few years now, so I’m always excited when they pop up on Gilt MAN—especially with a selection as solid as the…

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Editor’s Picks: Vanishing Elephant

A few off-kilter favorites from the stylish Aussie line.

Founded by Lapo Elkann, Andrea Tessitore, and Giovanni Accongiagioco, Italia Independent made its debut on the Italian menswear scene at the famous Pitti Uomo tradeshow in 2007, where it introduced…

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Made in Italy 2.0

Italia Independent is putting a modern—and unbelievably stylish—spin on classic menswear.