A Look At Bugatti’s New Lifestyle Collection Including Their High End Hookah.

Bugatti Lifestyle Collection

Bugatti created a buzz during the Milan Fashion’s Week launching its new Lifestyle Collection under the headline of “Art, Forme, Technique.” The renowned Academy of Fine Arts, the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, in Milan set the stage for Bugatti’s launch event which hosted 750 international guests and the Bugatti Brand Lifestyle Team including Franca Sozzani (editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia), Jonathan Newhouse (Chairman & Chief Executive Condé Nast international), Jean Alesi, Lapo Elkann, Daniele Cavalli, Teresa Missoni, James Goldstein, Hofit Golan and many others. Read more

Elegant Designer Travel Accessories for Scooters and Bicycles By JJ Scholl.


Stylist and blogger, JJ Scholl, has created a beautiful line of classic and vintage-looking accessories for scooters and bicycles inspired by the jet-set lifestyle of her great uncle, Dr. Scholl (yes, THAT Dr. Scholl – the foot care guru who was, himself, an adventure traveler).

Classic Americana heritage reinvented for the modern traveler, her designer scooter accessories are for wanderlust spirits and refined commuters. With two pieces in the collection thus far, she has captured the luxury of old world travel combined with the tasteful design of modern stylish accessories.

Rive Gauche case:

above and below: 14 x 10 x 10 inch 
interior, laptop and smartphone storage, universal fastening straps adheres to any scooter or electric bike, some cruisers $380 USD

Serengeti case:

above and below: 14 x 10 x 10 inch 
interior, laptop and smartphone storage, universal fastening straps adheres to any scooter or electric bike, some cruisers $380 USD

Shop for JJ Scholl Designer Scooter Accesories

Luxury Custom Leather Goods & Luggage That Won’t Fit In The Overhead Bin.

Sarah Jane Williams creates custom crafted luggage, trunks and cases in incredibly unusual shapes and designs under the name Williams British Handmade. Made with elegant bridle leather and hand-forged metal work by Joe Macneil of Macneil Metalcraft, these bespoke pieces from Sarah Williams are both unusual and beautiful. Read more

Steampunk Gas Masks & Helmets So Exquisite, They’ll Leave You Breathless.

Steampun gas masks

It’s hard to believe that Tom Banwell has no formal art training and is largely self taught when you look at his expertly crafted collection of leather and metal Steampunk Gas Masks & Helmets. The masks and helmets are an impressive display of workmanship, complete with mechanical parts, fully wearable and entirely original. Read more

One Sweet Pillow. The Napoleon Candy Shaped Pillow in Leather by Eva Nip.

Hat and accessories designer Eva Nip’s Napoleon pillow is a candy shaped throw pillow made of stitched leather, crafted in fun colors. The whimsical accent piece, originally made of felt, is now available in leather.







Originally designed in felt (shown below), the leather version adds sophistication and luxury to the design:

Available in tan pink, brown and ivory leather with matching stitching:

images courtesy of Behance and Spell

Buy the Napoleon pillow here.


See more of Eva Nip’s work here.

Fashionably Dress Your Wounds With Leather Bandages

leather bandages

Scott Amron of Amron Experimental has come up with a chic and clever way to fashionably “dress your wound”. Read more

Leather Engraved Brooks Saddle Bicycle Seats By Kara Ginther

Talented leather artisan Kara Ginther creates beautifully carved Brooks saddles. The intricately engraved bicycle seats are created in various colors, styles and types of leather.

She turns a ‘blank slate’ into a unique and functional piece of art, embellishing it with imagery that encompasses everything from western, nautical and nordic styles to floral, graphic and patterned ones:

Kara Ginther engraved leather Brooks Saddle Seats:

Nautical 2 (private commission):

Limited edition of 20 for London’s Tweed Run:

Plaidle:

Fair Isle:

Artifact and Herringbone for a tandem bike:


Artifact 2:

Herringbone:

Damask:

Thistle (private commmission):

A paisley inspired design for Ahren of Banjo Cycles:

for Black Sheep:

For Sundance:

For Topanga Creek Bicycles:

Kara at work in her studio:

Kara Ginther also carves boots, luggage and more. Visit her site for more information.

all images courtesy of the artist

Justice Bodan: Leather Goods That Are Great.

justice bodan products

It’s rare that I see something in person (as opposed to online) where I simply must stop and find more information about it. The Justice Bodan Steelshell Messenger Bag was one such item. Read more