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El Naturalista FW12

Posted on August 1, 2012 Under Fashion

Since first writing about them nearly three years ago, El Naturalista has done some growing up. The eco-fashion brand based in Pamplona, Spain, is making noticeable advancements in its manufacturing, choice of materials, and designs. The FW12 collection looks wonderful,…

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Studio Velo

Posted on March 30, 2012 Under Travel

Local bike shops (LBS) are the life-line of the cycling world. When you find a good one, you will have both a resource and a community. Unfortunately, in my experience, a visit to the LBS is something I often dread,…

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Steven Smith Teamaker

Posted on March 12, 2012 Under Food

If you like tea, you've probably heard of Lipton or Bigelow and probably of Stash or Tazo, but not Steven Smith. That is ironic, because Steven Smith created (and subsequently sold) both Stash and Tazo. Then, he retired to France!…

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Sandast Leather Goods

Posted on March 12, 2012 Under Design

Six years in the making, the luxury leather goods brand by influential designer Milan Franeta is soon launching their flagship store in the heart of Los Angeles. Starting out with a designer denim, he's held the title of Creative Director…

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Nike Flyknit

Posted on February 21, 2012 Under Fashion

Not content with their already lightweight racing shoes, Nike just unveiled Flyknit technology, just months before the London Olympic Games. The designers at the Beaverton, OR athletic company figured out a way to weave a complete upper while mating it…

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WILL Leather Goods

Posted on May 30, 2011 Under Fashion

Celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, WILL Leather Goods has been making an impact on the leather goods market in the company's hometown of Eugene, OR and elsewhere. Hailing from New York in the mid 70's, William Adler tried his…

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Icebreaker Cycling Apparel

Posted on May 3, 2011 Under Eco

I have always been a fan of Icebreaker gear. The New Zealand company has fostered strong relationships with a handful of farms where they source their amazing merino wool from. When I thought they had shown all their cards, they…

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Movida Bar De Tapas: Melbourne

Posted on April 3, 2011 Under Travel

< Guest Post by David Vo Having finished an amazing morning at the National Gallery of Victoria, my companion and I made our way to Federation Square, the long way. With a few kilometers under our belt and a hunger…

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Nau Fall/Winter 2010

Posted on November 11, 2010 Under Fashion

Nau is one of my favorite clothing companies right now. They are producing fashionable technical clothing that looks natural in an urban setting but still holds its own on a back-country hike or sloshing down the deep powder of the…

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Surfing Meets The Matrix

Posted on October 6, 2010 Under Life

I don't care how old you were when the first Matrix came out, you were wiping drool off your chin when you saw the bullet-time effect for the first time. Now, over a decade later, the team who brought you…

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