If you're looking for a pair of retro styled Adidas for the Spring, then you need to check out the Adidas Originals ZX 700 Spring 2014 Collection ($75). They feature the ZX 700 silhouette which has been popular since the 80s. And there is a reason why these kicks are still going strong - there comfortable as all get out. There are two colorways available; a navy & read, and black & yellow. The uppers are made from faux suede and the Midsole includes EVA cushioning.
With Autism rates in the United Kingdom at around 1.1%, it's more than likely you know someone, or have someone in your family afflicted with the condition. Autistic kids have difficulty in social situations, and tend to stay within themselves. But they often show brilliance in many other ways. One such exceptional girls is 5-year-old Iris Grace from the UK.Due to her Autism she has extreme focus and incredible attention to detail. With these attributes she's been able to create fantastic works of art, reminiscent of the great Monet. Iris learned to speak very slowly and as part of her therapy her parents introduced her to painting."Then we realized that she is actually really talented and has an incredible concentration span of around 2 hours each time she paints. Her autism has created a style of painting which I have never seen in a child of her age, she has an understanding of colors and how they interact with each other.”
There’s a huge selection of wallets available on the market isn’t there? But these classically designed and handcrafted Zeroz Wallets ($40) are a true wonder. Featuring a patented front pocket and a modern yet timeless design these wallets are made from high quality full-grain Italian leather ensuring they’re smooth and comfortable while in your pocket. They are also available in a range of sizes and include a cash strap for quick access to cash and receipts.
Slim Timber is run by a husband and wife who make wood products. Their latest endeavor is a wood watch called "The Slab" ($165). The Slab uses a Miyota 8215, an automatic mechanical movement that is also used in watches like Invicta and Citizen. It will run up to two days when not in use. The remainder of the watch is made from stabilized maple or seven-ply maple skateboard wood. The Slab is water resistant to 5 ATMs, so it's OK for swimming and showers, but not for diving or snorkeling.
There is no need to reinvent the wheel, however there has been a need to reinvent the helmet and that's where the new Thousand Bike Helmet ($85) comes in. Exceeding its Kickstarter campaign goal by almost twenty times this is one bike helmet everyone wants to wear. The Thousand features a classic yet modern design that is both comfortable and airy, ensuring decent air flow on those hot summer days. And thanks to their secret PopLock you can leave your helmet with your bike safely and securely, plus the makers are so confident that should your helmet be stolen from your bike they'll give you another completely free!
The Wallace & Barnes Skiff Jacket ($179) is a reinvention of the classic deck jacket. Deck jackets were originally issued to all U.S. Navy Personnel during World War 2. It became one of the armed forces favorite jackets in the 1940s. This one features a wool shell, heavy duty brushed-silver snaps, large welt pockets, and a Thinsulate lining for those cold Winter evenings. Available in black or dried olive it's now on sale from J.Crew.