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10 Creative Gin & Tonic Cocktails

By on Aug 20, 2014

The Classic Gin & Tonic, how much we love it! But it’s always great to see bartenders add fresh ingredients and create a twist on the classic. Below are 10 creative ideas to ‘pimp’ up your classic G&T at home! Enjoy!     1. Cucumber and Rose Gin and Tonic Ingredients ‌1 litre filtered water handful of scented rose petals, washed 360 ml Gin 1 Lebanese cucumber, unpeeled, thinly sliced lengthways into ribbons tonic water Method Pour filtered water into a shallow tray, scatter with rose petals and freeze solid (3-4 hours). Break into rough shapes with a meat mallet and freeze until required. Fill 12 bountiful lowball glasses generously with rose ice. Pour 30ml (or more) of Gin into each, add a curled ribbon of cucumber, then pour over a splash of tonic (or not – this drink is perfectly delicious neat) and serve immediately, scattered with extra rose...

THE WYTHE HOTEL, BROOKLYN – NEW YORK

By on Aug 18, 2014

Wythe Hotel started with the discovery of a factory on the Williamsburg waterfront. The building was constructed in 1901 and has been converted into a 70-room hotel, a rooftop bar, and a stand-out restaurant. This is a perfect hotel away from the touristic streets of Manhattan, and in the new centre of New York,...

Alchemy Blues by Scotch & Soda

By on Aug 15, 2014

Earth, Fire, Wind, Water,Heart, by your powers combined… oh wait this is not about Captain Planet. Although he’s blue the following  is about Scotch & Soda’s latest denim project:   Last night Amsterdam based fashion brand Scotch & Soda celebrated the launch of the Alchemy Blues Project for Amsterdams Blauw, at the ‘Made My Day’ gallery in Berlin. The project  tells the story of four graphic designers whose lives revolve around their passion for denim and love for the city of Amsterdam. Inspired by Alchemy, the designers customized five Japanese selvedge trucker jackets. Free to let go of the usual way of working but keeping in mind the four basic elements of alchemy- air, earth, wind and fire, the jackets were re-imagined into four individual style pieces. The fifth piece was created by the designers all together and went into production. Just like...

Herschel Supply & Clarks Originals

By on Aug 8, 2014

Herschel supply is the epitome of a creative voyager. With it continuously seeking opportunities to cross new borders, the backpack manufacturer makes sure to leave a novel mark on new territories. For this fall, Herschel Supply has come together with Clarks Originals to redesign the brand’s classic silhouettes the Desert Boot® and hiking inspired Vulco Guide Boot®. Renowned for their iconic designs, Clarks Originals represents a style that has stood the test of time, respected by generations past and present. Re-imagining the popular Desert Boot silhouette, the Herschel Supply and Clarks Originals partnership gives rise to a unique boot, tailor made to take the great outdoors or city in stride. A few weeks ago we saw the preview of Herschel’s boot, and attended the launch of its newspaper THE JOURNAL, which contains a curated collection of art and photography. At the event we met with...

MILLE MIGLIA – 1000 AMAZING MILES

By on Jul 7, 2014

Italy is famous for many things… but the one thing that gets a true gentlemen’s heart beating is the distinctive smell of gasoline, oil and rubber, mixed in with the sound of roaring motors. This is exactly the feeling you get when at one of the most famous motor race in the world – the Mille Miglia. I believe that images are stronger than words, so enjoy the images below and imagine the sounds of the classic motors race...

BySju Bowler Hats

By on Jul 6, 2014

Sju is a young designer & founder of BySju, a starting bowler hat brand with a dream to make wearing hats a lifestyle. Bowler hats are beautiful pieces of clothing that deserve not to be forgotten. Each design is inspired by the colorful and vibrant soul of London and is handmade in Moravia, Czech Republic, a region known for one of the best hat making craftsmanship in the world. Building on its production’s exceptional skills and expertise, all BySju hats are made from the finest locally sourced materials. Their latest campaign involving musicians, actors, sculptors, writers and painters, among others, is a collaborative and ongoing project. Its aim is to promote all these gifted individuals who they believe are worthy of much more attention and whose work deserves to be recognized by a broader audience. Check out BySju on Kickstarter, and support this great...

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