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Old Jeans, New Saddle: Brooks + Levi’s Cambium C17: A built-to-last upcycling collaboration from two heritage brands

Old Jeans, New Saddle: Brooks + Levi's Cambium C17

Last summer, denim heads in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and London donated their beyond-repair jeans at Levi’s pop-up Commuter Workspace—an outreach project aimed at urban bike commuters. Now the discarded denim has been given a new life by the heritage……

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Ancient Heritage Dairy: A father-and-son team produces award-winning cheeses in Portland’s first urban creamery

Ancient Heritage Dairy

With all the international attention Portland, Oregon has garnered in recent years, it seems to be changing even more each year. That is to say, it’s becoming even more Portland-y. Southeast Portland is rapidly becoming populated with artisanal food……

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Word of Mouth: Port Douglas, Australia: Two nearby World Heritage Sites and a watersport-driven coastline make this Aussie town an outdoor adventure launch pad

Word of Mouth: Port Douglas, Australia


by Jocelyn Voo

Often overshadowed by Cairns, a neighboring—somewhat hectic—tourist town, Port Douglas is a reprieve for those desiring the big outdoor adventure of Tropical North Queensland with the kick-back roots of a sleepy fisherman’s town. Not……

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Stormy Kromer + Carhartt Cap: Two heritage brands from Michigan team up for a winter workwear staple

Stormy Kromer + Carhartt Cap

From the factory lines in Detroit to the rugged forests of the Upper Peninsula, winters in Michigan can be long and cold. It’s no surprise then that this industrious yet chilly state has given rise to some of the most respected names in workwear……

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Designing Penhaligon’s Bayolea Grooming Line: The vision behind the heritage brand’s comprehensive luxury range

Designing Penhaligon's Bayolea Grooming Line

With Penhaligon’s introduction of Bayolea, their most comprehensive men’s luxury grooming line to date, the brand has succeeded twofold. Having tested the entire product range for over a month now, it stands as an effective, enjoyable collection……

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Mazda puts Le Mans heritage on display with LM55 Vision Gran Turismo car

Mazda’s Christmas gift to the world of racing fanatics has been revealed as the LM55 Vision Gran Turismo concept supercar. It joins a growing cadre of outlandishly designed vehicles that car manufacturers have been contributing to Gran Turismo 6 since the game’s release last year. Challenged by Polyphony Digital chief Kaz Yamauchi to produce their grandest vision for the ideal Gran Turismo racing car, marques like Mercedes-Benz and Toyota have responded with enthusiasm and even built real-world mockups to show off the undulating curves of their supremely aerodynamic concept autos. Mazda’s approach is even more focused on the racing aspect, as the company has taken its 1991 Le Mans win as the basis for the LM55 concept that it’s now added…

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Jago Restaurant East London: Ashkenazi heritage meets Middle Eastern flair at Louis Solley’s new restaurant at the Second Home tech incubator

Jago Restaurant East London

by Ananda Pellerin

Anyone who attended a progressive primary school in the 1970s will feel nostalgic walking into Second Home’s optimistic interior. The multipurpose workspace, housed in a former carpet factory off of London’s Brick Lane, is a low……

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Paper Collective Prints and Posters: A webstore that nods to Denmark’s design heritage and donates at least 15% of profits to charity

Paper Collective Prints and Posters

Denmark has long had a reputation for good design; the country has created beautiful, functional furniture and homeware for decades. New Danish webshop Paper Collective, founded in 2013, proves that it also has a number of contemporary graphic designers……

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Sailing with Giants: TUDOR Heritage Black Bay: Setting sail from the city in search of migratory whales with the aid of the time-tested marine chronometer

Sailing with Giants: TUDOR Heritage Black Bay

Nestled in the shadow of the newly erected One World Trade Center on the shores of the Hudson River, lies the home of the often overlooked community of NYC sailors. The city is home to prime sailing conditions for much of the year and from late……

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Napa Valley’s Newton Vineyard: Spanning microclimates and elevation, a look at the heritage estate that puts fruit forward

Napa Valley's Newton Vineyard

Once considered a scrappy competitor to its European counterparts, Californian wine—the Napa Valley region in particular—has since secured itself in the minds (and palates) of wine lovers the world over. With the rise in the popularity and recognition……

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