Violet: Animating The Future

Not so long ago, we profiled the amazing "smart rabbit," Nabaztag, created by the technology wizards over at Violet. An adorable interactive gadget and companion, Nabaztag's state-of-the-art…

Steinway & Sons' Timepieces Strike The Right Chord

Music aficionados Steinway & Sons understand the importance of the wristwatch. After all, the classic wardrobe accessory says as much about its wearer as it does about the time. Founded…

Putting Your Best Foot Forward With SWIMS

Natural elements can put a damper on fashionable footwear—there's nothing worse than stepping out only to be confronted by rain, snow or mud. Thankfully, Norwegian brand SWIMS offers an upscale…

Minerva And Boucheron Turn 150

1858 was a banner year for fashion: Macy's opened its doors on Sixth Avenue, Charles Frederick Worth founded his Parisian atelier and Boucheron and Minerva were both established—each becoming leaders…

Eastpak and Raf Simons' Sleek New Design

Riding off the overwhelming success of their spring/summer '08 collaboration, Eastpak and Raf Simons are back in cahoots with a sleek stunner in time for end of the year festivities.…

Put A Video On: Max Kibardin Shoe News

Max Kibardin's ascendency as a shoe designer has been gradual. In addition to designing one of the most distinguished shoe lines on the market as well as a well-received collection…

Modern Icon: Balenciaga's Motorcycle Bag

Back in 2001, when Balenciaga's motorcycle bag first appeared on the arms of European editors and international It-girls, we figured it would be just another one-season wonder like most of…

AM Eyewear's View From Down Under

It took a loan shark and the love of friends to start AM Eyewear—or, so says the cleaning cloth that comes with each pair of the Australian sunglasses. Designed and…

Jeans In A Pretty Package

The packaging of accessories such as stylish sunglasses, jewelry or a high fashion pair of shoes deserves a considerable amount of appreciation. With this is mind, Tecnoblu—a spirited, young Brazilian…

Hoorsenbuhs' Exclusive Aesthetic

That hype and flashbulbs tend to dilute a brand's essence is the quintessential luxury paradox. Santa Monica-based luxury jewelry label Hoorsenbuhs is striving to avoid this fate by creating pieces…