Garden Bag: Woven with benefits


A collaborative effort by Apolis and Kinfolk magazine has produced this multi-purpose rustic carryall, constructed in Bangladesh, that brings social and environmental benefits – whilst looking grand. Continue reading


The Macbook Air Sleeve: Comfort Design


Modern technology can seem kind of cold. It’s just the design. With emphases on metallic finishes, aluminum construction, and monochromatic color palettes, especially in the Apple product family, gadgets don’t convey the warmest emotional feeling, or texture. Then leave it to the accessories to give you a little more comfort.

Take the Macbook Air sleeve from Cocones, and you’ll see how a simple protective case can make your sleek aluminum laptop seem like an old, perfectly-worn book. Continue reading


The Gaucho SLR case & compact clutch: A country note for photography gear


Are you perhaps still puzzled about how to carry your photography gear stylishly? As a style conscious person you might. Whether traveling with a compact camera or a DSLR plus lenses, batteries and extra memory cards, protecting your equipment while making a statement is not always a simple matter to achieve. The Gaucho compact clutch and SLR case of 1701, a company whose motto is “Travel smart. Travel beautiful” promises to do that, so long as a style inspired by cowboys and the middle West is your favorite cup of tea. Continue reading


2 in 1 saddle messenger bag: Enjoying the journey and the destination


Two in one products have been revolutionizing the way we live since many years, other times saving actually on time, other ones saving on space and then others combining both: saving time and space. Brookstone’s saddle messenger bag may be proud of achieving the latter pretty effectively! Continue reading


Manometrino Pocket Watch: a gentleman’s piece of jewelry


I have never worn a pocket watch, but if I did, the Manometrino, forthcoming from Italian watchmaker Giuliano Mazzuoli, would be my selection. Resembling a stethoscope or a scuba diver’s regulator, the Manometrino, close to “little gauge” in Italian, looks like a gentleman’s piece of jewelry. Continue reading


Tukko Woven backpack: Pocket Treasure


The Tukko woven leather backpack is a model that rides the current trend for re born rucksacks, but with extra flair unique patterning. We love the use of recycled leather to create a piece that is so flawlessly finished, and also benefits from a suite of brilliant pockets and straps. Continue reading


Nooka Watches: zazazoom


The Nooka watches are a wild set of wrist accessories. They are all adventurous redesigns of our traditional time-keeping devices. No longer are there the three hands cycling around the circle, or the easy-to-read digital numbers. Instead, the Nooka watches display the time with squares that accumulate according to the hour, or bars that slowly fill in more depending on how many minutes have gone by. While the options for Nooka are numerous, the Zub Zoo 40 and Zub Zayu stand out from the crowd. Continue reading


Pangolin & Pangolina: for the daring urban dweller


Looking at Pangolin and Pangolina bags when asked to share them here with you, little clue did I have of the childhood memories that were going to unfold before me. Do you know these tiny animals that walk on the ground in all their pairs of legs and when encountered with a threat, such as the curious yet tender hands of a little girl, roll themselves into a perfect, tiny ball? Years ago, when the natural kingdom was an oasis of excitement and freedom for the little person that I was, these creatures used to amaze me with the versatility of their nature and their protective spherical shape.

Today, I’m positively surprised to find out that there are Eco-friendly fashion accessories inspired by the bio mechanics of the Pangolin animal. Continue reading


Retrospective 5 Camera Bag: High Class, Low profile


When it comes to bags, I usually want to stand out from the crowd. When it comes to lugging my expensive photography gear, keeping a low profile is better. The Retrospective shoulder bag collection from ThinkTankPhoto gives you just that and so much more! It’s perfect for street photography or anywhere else you feel the need to be discreet and blend into your surroundings, while combing a classic minimal design with loads of features for today’s modern camera gear. Continue reading


Furoshiki designs: Sustainable packaging eat your heart out


Furoshiki (pronounced fu-rosh-ki) are traditional fabric squares with many personalities used for carrying, well, for whatever you so wish to carry. The Link Collective is a company that gives these simple pieces a desirable edge by commissioning designers worldwide. Continue reading