A different kind of metal band
The party is dimly lit. As a woman enters, a flash of silver picks up every candle in the room. Every eye follows her, every ear hangs on her words. She’s graceful, confident, and her metallic jewelry complements her steely gaze. Adds luster to her sparkling conversation. In the accessories department, it’s easy to go for gold—but a subtle silvery shine always makes a splash. Peruse today’s sterling collection, and celebrate the enduring mettle of the metallic.
Headphones on. Volume cranked up to eleven. More than just feeling the music, you can practically see electric guitars flash, as teased-hair rockers in spandex grind out the hits. Face it. Everyone needs a little heavy metal energy in their life, even if it’s just a band T-shirt or a studded belt—or the full-on leather-and-chains look. Get thunderstruck by this collection of heavy metal accessories.
“Less is more!” The credo of the abstract artist. From simple lines and squares, they create works as vivid and arresting as any portrait or landscape. Bold shapes and colors are drawn out into masterpieces of minimalism. And now, books about these painters have become objects of beauty in their own right. So shape up your shelves. Line them with a few—but not too many—volumes from this collection on masters of the abstract.
Chocolate, cheese and multi-faceted knives. Switzerland offers a bounty of goods—and good deeds: the Red Cross was born here. But in the winter, one Swiss product stands out: the chalet. Rustic. Cozy. Snug. Home to fireplaces, mountain views and cuckoo clocks. And chalet style has spread far beyond the Alps, to anywhere where ski slopes, winter vacationers and wilderness abound. Import some Alpine style of your own with the modernist, mountain-friendly furniture and wares in this collection.
Think modern skiing gives you cold feet? Try plunging down a slope on two straight planks—without a helmet. Sound crazy? Maybe. But the powder hounds of the past had a certain old-school cool. Not even freezing chairlifts that crawled slowly up the mountain could shake their dedication. Now, years later, their retro designs are still looking chill. Enjoy an icy blast from the past with this collection of vintage downhill gear.
Still wearing that garish old ski parka from the ’80s? Time for a futuristic update. Trade in those puffy coats and kitschy patterns for streamlined, fur-lined gear. You don’t need neon to stand out—simple silver does the trick. Carve up the snow in a cutting-edge coat. Stay warm in white. Look cool in chrome. And then speed down that slope with modern flair. Check out today’s collection, to hit the slopes in tomorrow’s style.
Surf’s up—in Africa. It really is. With 16,000 miles of coastline, from Seychelles to Senegal, Nigeria to Namibia, the continent hosts some of the world’s most beautiful, serene beaches. And now in washes Africa’s first surfwear brand: Bantu Wax, maker of colorful swimsuits and beach gear patterned on traditional fabrics. They remind us that with plentiful sand, sun and sea, regional troubles and cares gently fade away. Bantu’s goods are all made on the continent, supporting local economies. So make life a beach—for both yourself and those far away—with this vibrant collection.
Scandinavia seems to want the blues. Danes, Finns, Swedes and Norwegians live beside dark ocean waters—usually beneath white winter snow. Blue sky, on the other hand, is a rare and cherished sight. So when color withdrawal hits, the Northerners adorn their households with blue glassware, ceramics and furniture. Borrow from the best. If your skies are gray this winter, let the blues sing out. Whether cobalt, azure, navy or sapphire, we have the handy Scandy housewares to providing that missing dash of color this season.