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TOMs launch eyewear collection

TOMs have just expanded their charity-meets-commerce business model, to included sunglasses…and we here at Brandish can’t get enough. Continuing their tradition of one-for-one, they will be offering assistance to people in need of ocular surgery, reading glasses or sunglasses. The collection includes two different styles one clearly Wayfarer-inspired, the other a wire-framed aviator. So if you need a pair of …

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LauraTOMs launch eyewear collection
Lavin

Lanvin Neckties and Bowties for Autumn/Winter 2011

Lanvin has giving the necktie an interesting spin in their Autumn/Winter 2011 collection combining silk and wool splits. As you can see above the long end of the necktie is finished in a wool. Similarly, the bowties have a wool application that personally I think sits well with the silk. What do you think? Would you wear these split neckties?

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LauraLanvin Neckties and Bowties for Autumn/Winter 2011
Hendrix

The Ultimate Hendrix Accessory

Big Jimi Hendrix fan? Then check out this pendant by French accessory label Nous Sommes. The miniature bust depicts the legendary guitarist, complete with his signature headman, curly hair and open-collar jacket. However in case Hendrix isn’t quite your style, they have already created similar pieces in the likeness of Karl Lagerfeld, Lady Gaga and Terry Richardson… weird we know. …

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LauraThe Ultimate Hendrix Accessory
Crap

Crap Eyewear: Get the SoCal beach look

Crap Eyewear have been generating a lot of buzz amongst celebs and sun lovers alike over the past few weeks. Branded as “Wild sunglasses for wild people,” Crap Eyewear is all about the Southern Californian beach bum lifestyle. Started as a fun side project by a group of friends several years ago, it has now developed into a full blown …

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LauraCrap Eyewear: Get the SoCal beach look
fishhook bracelet

Miansai Fish Hook Bracelet

The Miansai’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection has really caught my attention recently, inspired in part by vintage jewellery and commonly found items. I particularly love this Fish Hook Bracelet with its nautical styling and colorful cord. It is available in several colors… perfect to remind you of lazy summer days while stuck in the office. The collection is available now at …

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LauraMiansai Fish Hook Bracelet
globe-trotter

Globe-Trotter “William & Kate” Luggage Collection

It seems like everyone is trying to find a way to capitalize on the royal couples big day including luggage maker Globe-Trotter. Now I’m sure most of you are about as sick of hearing about the wedding as I am, but when I saw Globe-Trotters special edition luggage, I couldn’t help but write about it. I have always had a …

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LauraGlobe-Trotter “William & Kate” Luggage Collection
Symmetry

Symmetry Scarves

I recently was introduced to this awesome LA based label Symmetry by a friend in California. I immediately fell in love with the way they have put a contemporary spin on the traditional wrap scarf. The husband-and-wife design duo first launched their accessory brand in 2010, and have made a name for themselves by combining quality and function. After a …

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LauraSymmetry Scarves
Untold

Untold coin wallet

I always seem to have a handful of change in my pocket at the end of the day, so recently have been looking to invest in a good coin wallet. That is when I came across this great one from Untold. I was totally sold by the exposed stitching along the edge, and punchout detailing which reveals different colors including …

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LauraUntold coin wallet
Marc

Military inspired backpack From Marc by Marc Jacobs

Over the last few weeks, I have noticing a lot of Londoners rocking the backpack. After all it is a great way to carry all your things, whether your off to work or going for an impromptu picnic. One backpack that has caught my eye in particular is this military inspired bag from Marc by Marc Jacobs. The bag features …

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LauraMilitary inspired backpack From Marc by Marc Jacobs
General Knot & Co

General Knot & Co. two tone seersucker tie

Nothing says summer like seersucker, which is why we love this two-tone necktie from the American company General Knot & Co. The tie features the classic seersucker stripe on the outside and an indigo-colored vintage 1950′s folk art print on the inside which depicts birds, dogs, stags, flora and fauna. There is something that just screams Hampton’s. Only 20 of …

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LauraGeneral Knot & Co. two tone seersucker tie
G-shock

G-shock West opens in London

Yesterday we went to check out the opening of the Casio G-Shock West store in the heart of Covent Garden. When we walked in the front door we were greeted by a live street art installation – meant to serve as a dynamic celebration of the transience of the space and G-Shock’s passion for the spontaneous creativity of the underground …

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LauraG-shock West opens in London
Head Porter Brighton Collection

Head Porter Brighton Collection

I am not sure why but I am feeling in a rather nautical mood today…. It probably has something to do with the fact I wish it was summer and of course summer = boats. Anyways rambling aside…I was recently pointed in the direction of this awesome Brighton collection by Head Porter, and its on days like this I desperately …

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LauraHead Porter Brighton Collection
Casio G-Shock GRX-5600B-2JF

Casio G-Shock GRX-5600B-2JF

Ahead of the G-shock West launch tonight in Seven Dials, London, I decided to do a little research and check out some of their latest watches. To be honest I was not really expecting much, but was pleasantly surprised. One of my favourites is the G-Shock’s GRX-5600, which merges two of the brand’s most iconic styles, the DW-5600 and DW-6900. …

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LauraCasio G-Shock GRX-5600B-2JF
The Cambridge Satchel

Fluorescent Satchels by The Cambridge Satchel Company for Dover Street Market

We recently came across this exclusive collection of fluorescent satchels for Dover Street Market, by the quintessential British brand, the Cambridge Satchel Company. Available in four colours (orange, green, pink and yellow), the distinct satchels feature a large main compartment with one front pocket and a double buckle closure. I am not 100% sure about the colours, but if you …

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LauraFluorescent Satchels by The Cambridge Satchel Company for Dover Street Market
Mystery ranch

Mystery Ranch Outsider Messenger Bag

Warmer weather is fast approaching and many are getting their bikes out again. One of the most important accessories for any cyclist (other than safety items of course) is a a solid and dependable pack for carting your possessions around. While there are plenty of options out there, we absolutely love the latest Mystery Ranch messenger bag. The Outsider features …

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LauraMystery Ranch Outsider Messenger Bag
Pathfinder

The Casio Pathfinder

Looking for a new watch with a more grown up look? Then check out the new Pathfinder range from Casio. This watch has all the makings of the G-Shock yet with more mature refinement. Incorporating a durable casing with some great outdoor functions, including a digital compass, altimeter, thermometer and barometer. Additionally, battery power can be taken in from solar …

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LauraThe Casio Pathfinder
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Waiting For The Sun collaborate on Rockwell by Parra Sunglasses

While on the subject of glasses, Parra’s Rockwell label recently teamed up with the Parisian eyewear brand Waiting For The Sun to give a new twist to their classic sunglasses. Made from bamboo, the wooden frames come in a natural color, with red painted fronts and green arms. They are available now for €120 in limited quantities from Moustache, and …

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LauraWaiting For The Sun collaborate on Rockwell by Parra Sunglasses
OP

Oliver Peoples: Vintage Eyewear

Oliver Peoples consistently impress me with their eyewear collections, and this latest is no different. The company was founded in 1986 when opticians Larry and Dennis Leight opened an optical boutique on Sunset Boulevard, California. Earlier that year, they purchased an estate collection of vintage American-made eyewear. The assortment included thousands of beautifully filigreed rimless and metal frames, including clip-on …

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LauraOliver Peoples: Vintage Eyewear