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Gift Guide: Eco-Friendly Grooming Products

While we wait for big corporations and governmental change, we can all do a little better For many of us, waiting for big corporations and government sectors to take responsibility for the damage being done to our planet isn’t quite enough. We can all make small but significant changes through our routines—even if it’s just taking the time to read a label to see if …

Mark Webber Talks Cars, Watches + Motorsports

Insight from the Australian motorsport legend during his very first Monterey Car Week When we sat down for breakfast with Australian motorsport legend Mark Webber, we were surprised to learn that it was his first visit to the Northern Pacific coast during the annual celebration of all things automotive: Monterey Car Week. His overall impressions of the event are enthusiastic, “California is synonymous with extraordinary …

London’s Playful New Standard Hotel

The brand’s first foray outside the USA puts the focus on public spaces The Standard‘s first foray outside of the USA, The Standard London offers quite the visual feast—saturated in countless colors, patterns and textures. With familiar retro-futurism, it feels similar to those in NYC and Miami, and maintains the brand’s focus on bringing locals and guests together in vibrant, dynamic public spaces. The hotel’s …

Tuxedo: The Tuxedo Way

Accompanied by a video directed by choreographer Ian Eastwood, Tuxedo’s “The Tuxedo Way” (from the new album Tuxedo III) is an anthem and a sonic mantra. The duo—comprised of Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One—is dead-set on resurrecting funk, complete with plenty of R&B, boom-bap and disco influences. While the tune is nostalgic (with just the right amount of self-aware kitsch), it’s also contemporary—and undeniably infectious.

McLaren Introduces an Original GT Model

Expanding upon the lessons learned with the 570GT, the brand introduces an entirely new design By definition, a Grand Tourer (GT) is the amalgamation of speed, luxury and comfort—a sports car with enough storage space to support multi-day road trips. Fans of McLaren will recall 2016’s 570GT release, the third installment of the model’s iterations—with the 570S and 570S Spider predating it. The new McLaren …

Stòffa’s Stylish SoHo Outpost

The newly opened space acts as the headquarters for the brand’s efforts Oftentimes custom-fitted clothing can be costly and exclusive. But for Stòffa, an independent made-to-measure brand that launched in 2014, the process of buying clothes that are crafted just for you shouldn’t be limited to three-piece-suits or hats and priced outrageously. As designer Nick Ragosta explains, “We believe that made-to-measure is an important vehicle …

Summer Gift Guide: Swimwear + Snacks

Boardshorts, bikinis, sweet treats and zesty nibbles for the perfect beach day There are several essentials for any beach or pool day: sunglasses, sunscreen, towel, good book, swimsuit and snacks. While a few of those rarely require a second thought, one duo in particular warrants frequent refreshing: the water-ready garments you wear and the hunger-satisfying treats you bring along. From bikinis to boardshorts, beverages, chips, …

Ariel’s Everyday Shorts

From CH favorite EVERYBODY.WORLD, Ariel’s Everyday Shorts are made for all sizes and genders, with comfort in mind. Crafted in an ethical factory in South LA from biodegradable 100% recycled cotton, they are super-soft and kinder to the planet. Available in Salt Lake pink, Gum green, Penny orange, a faded black or off-white oatmeal colorways and from XS to XXL, these lovely shorts are designed …

Studio Visit: Artist Jon Barwick

The NYC-based artist creates rich, layered work inspired by architecture and rooted in visionary techniques Instantly striking and undoubtedly worthy of a closer look, Jon Barwick‘s painted works boast immense depth—the kind that calls to mind dense city spaces. Offering one scene upon first glance and hundreds more when you’re mere inches away, the paintings are smattered with motifs and objects that jut out toward …

Premiere: “My Girl” by George Eve

Playful lyrics and a big production make for a successful debut single From its opening bars, George Eve‘s solo debut single “My Girl” telegraphs the bright, brilliant anthem to come. Sonically, the track aims to weave Eve’s background in guitar music with his interest in the production power of the likes of Avicii and Mark Ronson. Eve worked with producers Ben Baptie and Benjamin Miller …