Pettegolezzi

Kobe Bryant’s latest timepiece.

Kobe Bryant, as the saying goes, gets better with age—a trait that’s earned him the nickname Vino among his peers.

Australia's boot.

Most of Australia doesn’t get much in the way of snow or slush, but Blundstone leather boots can thankfully withstand both.

Knot worthy.

Macramé is often considered campy, not classy (blame those strange owls with the off-putting wooden eyes). Sally England, a Michigan-based fibre artist, is helping to revive and modernize the knot-based craft in a way that even the most discerning design lover could appreciate.

Seaside style.

Club Monaco once again delivers on their promise of classic style, this time collaborating with Place Nationale, the London-based bohemian inspired clothing line and vintage renewal brand.

Pininfarina and 43 Cycles collaborate.

Pininfarina’s latest collaboration with 43 Cycles, Milan’s luxury bicycle creators, resulted in the Pininfarina Fuoriserie, revealed at the Seoul Living Design Fair.

Trunk space.

T.T.Trunks embrace connoisseurs with customizable cases for every need.

Turn style.

SUMMER CYCLES: San Francisco’s Mosi Bicycles rode onto the scene in 2011, introducing updated classic European models as an extension of personal style. The brand is concerned with looking good from handlebar to pedal as much as getting from A to B.

Treasured treat.

Chocolate is the universally loved treat that tempts us everywhere from vending machines to chic boutiques. Amedei, founded in 1990, is a bean-to-bar chocolate maker based in Tuscany.

Material constructs.

Intersecting planes of unfinished plywood, fluorescent fixtures, and unsheetrocked walls define the new Feit footwear boutique.