Editor's Obsessions - Fall 2014
By Kyle Fulton
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By Kyle Fulton
Embrace singular style off the water with the Corsica surfboard sock from Heidi Merrick. Crafted from silk tweed with leather trim, this LA-made cover carves out a hip silhouette with its clean lines and beachy vibe.
Using upcycled material and harnessing digital technology to ensure local African artisans are empowered by managing their own products, Soko Jewellery is redefining lives and looks. Available in multiple colourways, the Shaya blends beads with coconut blocks for an original adornment.
Take to the street with pride in The Victory. A fresh spin on traditional espadrilles, the snazzy kicks from fashion-forward Soludos and Australian-based We Are Handsome, have a cotton upper and a rubber-soled jute bottom for breathable, eco-friendly shoes that pack a roar.
Shift your style into high gear with Mondrina's Jezebel Clutch. A sumptuous blend of buttery-soft leather and impeccable craftsmanship, the individually-produced bags come in a variety of colours including an edgy snakeskin for those who slink with style.
Throw shade with Thierry Lasry's impeccably cool Dirty Mindy sunglasses. Handmade, the classic cat-eye shape is rendered modern with enamel-inlaid metal sides and the use of contemporary colours.
Tell insects to bug off naturally. Formulated without any chemical nasties, Jao‘s Patio Oil is chock-full of lemon eucalyptus and natural emollients to keep skin soft and bugs atbay. An island essential for when "the bugs are biting and the cocktails rising," it's the perfect gift.