25 Abandoned Yugoslavia Monuments that look like they're from the Future These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (like Tjentište, Kozara and Kadinjača), or where concentration camps stood (like Jasenovac and Niš). They were designed by different sculptors (Dušan Džamonja, Vojin Bakić, Miodrag Živković, Jordan and Iskra Grabul, to name a few) and architects (Bogdan Bogdanović, Gradimir Medaković...), conveying powerful visual impact to show the confidence and strength of the Socialist Republic. In the 1980s, these monuments attracted millions of visitors per year, especially young pioneers for their "patriotic education." After the Republic dissolved in early 1990s, they were completely abandoned, and their symbolic meanings were forever lost. Podgarić
Enzo Bonafè and his products. Handmade shoes. In all most exclusive shops of the world. The technique, which gets its name from its inventor,has revolutionized the XIX century footwear production.Footwear production, up to that time only stitched by hand, developed quickly thanks to the sole stitching machine, and created a good quality product accessible to everyone. Today, in fact, in times characterized by mass production with glued or vulcanized soles, Blake stitching is synonymous of a "well-built shoe," light, but resistant, as well as versatile and elegant. This is the first level of our production. Comme Des Garcons Here’s a look a look at the recently opened COMME des GARCONS GOOD DESIGN SHOP. A retail space dedicated to pulling together timeless items whether they be furniture, COMME des GARCONS clothing, electronics or just about anything else. Carefully curated by Kenmei Nagaoka.
About Ten c, The Emperors New Clothes, introduces the forever collection. The original fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen tells of looking beyond what you are told to see and to value what is truly there. The ability too see past the fashion media barrage is a new interpretation of the original fairy tale. Sable and Argent » Events The facade of S&A has been given a touch of NYC by the renowned artist Steven Powers, Powers now a full time studio artist is well known for his graffiti throughout the 90’s in NYC. He would concentrate his work on the grates of store fronts, targeting businesses that appeared to be out of business or already heavily vandalised, and by ‘99 he had painted around 70 grates. He had a smart way of going undetected, if approached he would say ”I’m with Exterior Surface Painting Outreach, and I’m cleaning up this gate”; the official-sounding name, and clever acronym was enough to ward most people off. (ESPO is powers tag name). So, knowing Powers was in town – we could not miss the opportunity to get an original graffiti style artwork applied to our roller grate.
New Arrivals Jasper Boxer Short Navy & Red Repp Stripe $38 Jasper Boxer Short Green & Navy Repp Stripe $38 Jasper Boxer Short Liberty Edenham Floral $46 Jasper Boxer Short Red & Blue Stripe $36 Greek island holiday guide: the Sporades and Evia The Sporades, which stretch out into the Aegean off Greece's eastern coast, consist of 24 islands, but only four of these are permanently inhabited: Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos and Skyros. Skiathos is the most-travelled of the islands thanks to its international airport, and its fame lies mainly in its sandy beaches. Away from the coast you can still find isolated hiking trails and the odd Byzantine monastery. Skopelos is larger, but less visited than Skiathos.
Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36,000 GMT Watch Hands-On After a successful run at Baselworld last year with well-received new models like the 44GS, Grand Seiko has announced a GMT version of their Hi-Beat 36,000 Automatic SBGH line. Based around the same 9S85 movement used in the three-hander, this new GMT combines two great features from Grand Seiko's collection into a new watch with two unlimited versions and a gorgeous limited edition in green and yellow. Grand Seiko is offering the new Hi-Beat 36,000 GMT in three references, the black dial SBGJ003, the white dial SBGJ001 and the limited edition SBGJ005 which sports a lovely green dial with a yellow GMT hand. The calibre used in these new Hi-Beat GMTs is new and features a proper jumping hour hand for travelling, allowing you to easily manage local time while employing the GMT hand to track the time at home. GMT complications are one of my absolute favourite functions on a watch, but many manufacturers design the feature backwards, applying the jump adjust to the GMT hand.
Small Batch Grenadine - Jack Rudy Cocktail Co.Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. Our Small Batch Grenadine is our second product, and after a year of finalizing, it is no less a labor of love. We start with pomegranate juice from a small family farm in Madera, CA; they juice their fruit whole in a patented press that renders a matchless, robust pomegranate juice. To that we add cane sugar and orange flower water, and apply enough heat to dissolve the sugar while still maintaining the inherent zip of the fresh juice. Jack Rudy Small Batch Grenadine is rich and full-flavored up front, and then gives way to a bright, almost tropical finish that lifts a drinks profile; use it to create new cocktails, or to revisit classic drinks like a Ward 8, Jack Rose, El Presidente, or Monkey Gland. See the nutritional information here.
Aeronaut 45 - Maximum Carry-On Travel Bag. Converts to a backpack. One Bag travel. Travel with the Aeronaut isn't like travel with wheeled luggage: you won't ever hesitate to make your way through the crowd, down a cobblestone alley, across the grass, or up the trail. With the load on your back, you can navigate through not just airports, train stations, and bus depots, but through airplanes, trains, and buses. Hard to categorize, the Aeronaut is at once soft luggage, a duffel bag, and a backpack. It takes the best of all those bags and combines them into what many people have found to be their most versatile travel bag yet. Topo Designs Growing up in the mountains of the West we’ve been using gear from our earliest memories. We are fishers, hunters, ski instructors, hikers, climbers, bikers, travelers, and through it all we’ve searched for gear that really works – as well as satisfies the styles that we’re attracted to. Never satisfied with the standard fare, we sought out ski gear from France, bags from Japan, all the while honing our tastes and growing a seed of desire to create something ourselves. Topo began well before it began, in discussions, sharing ideas, and just the desire to have quality products that were in our heads rather than the ones we saw in stores. As everyone that’s made something knows, it takes a lot longer to make something than to decide to make it.
Case for iPhone 5/5S by Pad&Quill “In short, this case will easily outlast the iPhone... probably by many years." - Charlie S., CultofMac.com How do you raise the bar to meet finely discriminating tastes? How do you create a cover whose leather patina finish tells your story with every use? You introduce our gorgeous American full grain bag leathers, combine with very intricate french hemmed seams and a protective hand finished wood cradle. This is a bit excessive, we know. That was the idea.