1. Dior Homme Backpack
Dior Homme and creative director Kris Van Assche’s collection of couture leather goods are new season essentials. The navy and orange-grained calfskin with camouflage print detailing is the perfect combination of gender neutral, practical fashion. dior.com £2,600.
2. Gosha Rubchinskiy T-shirt
This “1984” t-shirt from Gosha’s collection of the same name is true to its post-Soviet influences; designs for the collection were inspired by the outfits of Russian athletes. The typography on this t-shirt resembles the graphic design of Alexander Rodchenko’s Soviet posters. colette.fr £45.
3. ASAP Yams Book of Memorable Tweets
A$AP “Stephen Rodriguez” Yams, the behind-the-scenes maestro to the A$AP Mob died last January. Still missed by the Harlem hip-pop collective, he’s been commemorated in a new book by Ajani Braithwaite. Ajani was close to A$AP Yams and has released a new book of his motivational and inspiring tweets called Gems. gemsbyajanibrathwaite.bigcartel.com £30.
4. Roe Ethridge Photobook
Shelter Island is Roe Ethridge’s latest photobook. It presents a body of work made during a summer stay at the eastern end of Long Island, New York. mackbooks.co.uk £10.
5. Vetements Sweatpants
The s/s16 collection of Demna Gvasalia’s Vetements comes highly coveted. The founder and creative director will take up his role at Balenciaga next season, so get your hands on a classic Demna piece like these high waisted sweatpants. doverstreetmarket.com £390.
6. Rick Owens Rhodoid Battery Charger
Charge your phone in Rick Owens style. Forget looking for a socket, long wires, and just plain ugly chargers, this black acetate-covered battery charger with Rick Owens logo is the only way to juice your phone. ssense.com £285.
7. Darren Bader at Sadie Coles
NY artist Darren Bader's work flits between sculpture, installation and writing. You may remember his colossal aubergine drinking a bed of flowers, entitled Sculpture #1 at Frieze this year. His latest exhibition, entitled such are promises runs from 21 January - 20 February at Sadie Coles HQ. Installation view, Darren Bader, such are promises. Copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London
8. MGSM Jumper
Bold colours and block stripes are an MGSM signature. They are also known for weaving subtle detailing into everyday garments, like the yellow and green whipstitch on this jumper. net-a-porter.com £270.
9. Saul Leiter: Retrospective @ The Photographers' Gallery
The pioneer of colour photography and contemporary of Diane Arbus and Richard Avedon. An early adopter of impressionistic compositions in street photography, Saul Leiter later ended up working for magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, Elle and British Vogue. Saul Leiter: Retrospective 22 Jan - 3 Apr 2016
10. Missoni x Globetrotter
As showcased during Missoni's S/S runway, this limited-edition collaboration by Italian fashion house Missoni and British heritage brand Globetrotter is a sure fire sell out. Handcrafted in Hertfordshire and finished in Italy, the suitcases come in three sizes and of course feature the signature Missoni herringbone pattern. Prices start from £1237 missoni.com
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