After an exhausting search for a high-quality camera strap for their DSLR, co-founders, Craig Hackey and Melissa Patenaude created A7 to design their own. Every step in the creative process of A7′s camera straps stays in house, while their partnerships with the some of the best manufacturers ensures a great product every time.
A7′s camera straps are fashionable, sturdy and beautifully constructed. Their new Morgan strap is constructed from strong vegetable tanned leather and only gets better with age. The strap is finished off A7 engraved on the buckles and a riveted loop construction.
Available in three colours (Tan, Chocolate, Black).
Made in America.
Available at online at A7.
WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie fabricates travel accessories that carry a functional and subtlety luxurious aesthetic. Paired with here their classic Trudeau briefcase, the De Gaulle S4 is a rolling carry-on luggage that is the first of its kind and the newest member of Want Essentiels travel accessories.
The luggage is handsomely constructed from a mix of soft Italian and French grade A calf leathers. The deep chocolate brown exterior complements the caramel coloured interior; which features a card pocket, mesh pocket, and padded laptop pocket, with an exterior clip for hanging extra bags.
The De Gaulle S4 Trolley will be available for purchase at Maison Kitsuné at the NoMad Hotel and online at Le Cabinet de Curiosités.
Frank Clegg is a skilled leather goods maker who is dedicated to consistently delivering the level of high quality in his work. His goods are available via Frank Clegg Leatherworks.
This beautiful Crossroads duffel is a taller version of Clegg’s signature Travel duffel, which is specifically designed for individuals who never seen to have enough room. The bag is great for overnight stays or daily commutes. The extended zipper facilitates access to the duffel.
Notable features include:
- Solid brass hardware
- Solid brass Swiss RiRi Zipper
- Body straps wrap around bottom to mimic a log carrier
- Double leather bottom
- 1 1/4″ removable shoulder-strap with triple thick leather pad
- Comfortable leather folded handles
Available at Frank Clegg Leatherworks
This season the Woodlands is sprucing up the sock game by releasing crew socks with a heathy dose of colour.
The crew socks are made from 100% four-end Italian cotton, which delivers comfort for all four seasons and are soft to the touch. They are available in three colours.
The socks are appropriately cut to be worn with sneakers, long enough for cuffed pants and shorts.
Available now at The Woodlands.
Japanese streetwear brand Neighborhood in collaboration with one of England’s oldest hatters, James Lock & Co., come together to produce a handsome collection of hats for fall/winter 2013 called the “Voyager”. The collection looks to embody emphasis on the details of ‘heritage wear’ with a strong concept vision of old and early American aesthetics.
The hats themselves are housed in a cylindrical shape made of rabbit fur, available in five different colors. Given its versatile and flexible shape, it provides an excellent fit among varying sizes that makes it an easily foldable accessory (pictured below) that is well-suited for travel.
The Penguin of the Original Penguin is one of the most recognizable logos on clothing. They pride themselves in creating comfortable and classic pieces for men, women and children.
Whether subtlety or flashily, camouflage print pieces has made it into our wardrobes this year.
What we love the most about this tie is that it sports the popular camouflage print but it’s composition is subtle and can be worn tastefully.
This 100% silk tie is cut in a slim silhouette and is finished off with an embroidered Penguin Logo on the back side. It is also available in black and green camouflage print.
Available at Original Penguin.
Mr. Black Garment Essentials is an Australian company, specializing in a broad range of care products that aim to push the lifespan of garments and apparel by upholding the original look and feel of the item.
Mr. Black’s Denim Refresh is a formula that cleanses, refreshes and prevents stains in new denim. It accomplishes such by attacking oils, surface dirt, and the bacteria causes odors within the fibers. The product is also environmentally friendly, being made up with primarily plant-based ingredients that are both antibacterial and biodegradable. Sizes are available in 60ml and 250ml.
This is most definitely a solid solution for anyone looking to prolong the life of denim in their wardrobe.
Borrowing the all-over polka-dot print from their Blue Label collection, Penfield utilizes the print on some of their accessories.
Each piece is made from durable 100% cotton canvas and our favourites are the Marbleton backpack, the Clearway iPad case, the Danbury washbag and the Irondale duffle. We love this print because it adds flair to the everyday accessory.
Check out some the other pieces at Penfield.
MYKITA is constant looking for new ways to create innovating eyewear.
To ensure their level of high quality is maintained, MYKITA’s holistic philosophy keeps them involved in every aspect of their product.
Their Truman frame is a part of their Decades Sun collection, which combines modern technology and classic silhouettes to create what MYKITA calls “Contemporary Classic.”
The frame is fabricated from lightweight stainless steel and the slightly gold mirrored lens complements the patented gold coated snap hinges. The lens also offers 100% UVA and UVB protection.
Available at select retailers.