United States of Americana ($10) is essentially a field guide to the American Roots movement and is a fascinating and vivid account of why and how young urban Anericans found inspiration in the culture and traditions of a time long gone and brought that ethos into contemporary life. Compiled by Kurt B. Reighley, a DJ, entertainer and writer based in Seattle, United States of Americana explores this buzzing cultural phenomenon. From the clothes, to the music, to the rejuvenation of home canning, food and drink, burlesque, circuses and straight razors.
The Ripsaw EV2 Super Tank ($CALL) looks like it just drove off the set of the latest Mad Max movie set. It's every post-apocalyptic fans dream. This extreme tank is hand-crafted from high-grade materials. It's also the fastest dual-track vehicle ever manufactured! It features 600 horsepower and superior off-road luxury. The Ripsaw EV2 Super Tank is custom built and takes around 6 months to complete. Be prepared for anything, even a Zombie apocalypse!
The things we cherish may not be of value anyone else but us. BBut back in the day all of us had that special lighter. The one you knew the movement of so perfectly, that you could open it with a snap of your fingers. Zippo lighters have held that special place in our hearts for decades. This Custom Skull Zippo Lighter ($210) was custom made by Tel-Aviv-based jeweler Nati Amor. Nati specializes in sculpting custom jewelry. This particular Zippo has been decked out in a custom skull to make it one of a kind. This is a lighter you will want to hand down over generations.
Todd Snyder is one of our favorite Labels. This transitional outfit features the Todd Snyder Knit Showl Cardigan and his Cotton Button-Down Collar Shirt in Light Blue. Classic chinos and New Balance 791s from J. Cream bring the who fit together. Accessories include Westward Leaning shades, a Caputo & Co. bracelets, and the Timex Andros timepiece.1. Cardigan: Todd Snyder Knit Shawl Cardigan In Navy ($225) 2. Shirts: Todd Snyder Cotton Button-Down Collar Shirt In Light Blue ($158) 3. Chinos: J. Crew Stretch Chino In 484 Fit - Navy ($75) 4. Shoes: J. Crew New Balance For J.Crew 791 Leather Sneakers - White Gum ($75) 5. Sunglasses: Westward Leaning Concord 6 ($205) 6. Bracelet: Hand-knotted Chevron Bracelet ($70) 7. Watch: Timex X J. Crew Andros Watch ($118)
Designed by the always reliable high-quality manufacturer Columbia River Knife & Tool comes the CRKT Homefront Pocket Knife ($120) a revolutionary new pocket knife that features the brand new "Field Strip" technology. A design approach that allows this quality knife to be dissembled and rebuilt entirely with your own two hands giving you absolute freedom. And this hasn’t affected the quality one bit as the 3.502 brushed stainless steel blade and high-quality 6061 Aluminium handle shows.
Michael Symon is a restauranteur, a celebrity chef and a well known meat lover, He heads two hugely popular TV shows; the Food Network's Iron Chef America and The Chew on ABC. In Michael Symon's Carnivore ($23), he shares his vast wealth of knowledge as well as over 100 killer recipes for chops, wings, steaks and many lesser known cuts. Americans love Michael Symon. He has a big and charismatic personality and produced seriously mouthwatering food. There is one thing he is known for above all else however, and this is adoration of meat. He is a devoted and dedicated carnivore and if you are off the same ilk, this is the book for you.