Whether you’re an art director at Google, or just sifting through the web at home, there’s no denying the casual and sporty here-and-now qualities of Silicon Valley’s fashion sense. Use this list below to see some of our most stylish suggestions for you and your tech-friendly friends:
'Material Change: Design Thinking and the Social Entrepreneurship Movement' ($30): The story of architect and entrepreneur Eve Blossom, who used sustainability and social ideologies to build her design business and help change the world. Available for purchase online at ArtBook.com.
Cole Haan iPad DODO Case ($85): Locally produced in San Francisco, this limited edition DODOcase for Cole Haan feels like a hard-bound novel, wrapping up your iPad and iPad Mini in nostalgia. Available for purchase at Cole Haan stores and online at ColeHaan.com.
rag & bone Classic Racer Sweatshirt ($290): Vintage-inspired, this heather grey crewneck combines elements of Japanese construction with classic American design, and features banded cuffs and hemline. Available for purchase at rag & bone boutiques and select retailers.
A.P.C. x Nike Air Maxim 1 ($120): Available in white and navy, these low-top, suede leather and synesthetic mesh sneakers with a neon trim are perfect for running around the office without losing a drop of style. Available for purchase at Nike and A.P.C. stores.
Herschel Supply Settlement Backpack ($54.99): Herschel’s classic design gets a breath of new, younger life in this grey canvas and neon yellow rubber backpack. Fully lined with contrasting red and pink cotton-poly fabric, it feataures a 15” laptop sleeve pocket, room for media storage, and much more. Available for purchase at Herschel Supply retailers and online at HerschelSupply.com.
Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Vest ($49.90): Stay warm the most comfortable way possible in this lighter than light compact down. Available in twelve colors this vest is perfect for layering, or even just as a work-pillow for y our desk. Available for purchase at Uniqlo stores and online at Uniqlo.com.
Kyte & Key Cabelet ($69.99): Never find yourself with a dead phone again. This leather-braided, stainless-steel-clasped, orange bracelet is a stylish way to keep your iPhone or android charger with you at all times, just don’t take it in the shower! Available for purchase online at Kyte&Key.com.
AG Adriano Goldschmied Matchbox Slim Straight Jeans ($182): This pair of deep-dyed colored denim is a great staple item to dress up for work or—depending on your day—down for drinks after. Available for purchase at AG boutiques and select retailers.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition ($549.99/16 GB- $599.99/32 GB): Elegantly designed and 10.1 inches in length, this LCD tablet updates Samsung’s android-based devices with a newly enhanced S Pen, allowing for a new easy-to-use interface, handwriting-to-text capabilities, multi-window functionality and much more. Available for purchase at Samsung retailers and online at Samsung.com.
adidas Originals x Opening Ceremony OC Pro Model Bball Sneakers ($185): A fun, creative spin (no pun intended) on the iconic basketball high-tops, these paisley printed shoes will bring a jump of playful athleticism to your everyday. Available for purchase at Opening Ceremony and adidas Originals stores.
11. RetroSuperFuture Classic Black Sunglasses ($147.50): Hand made Italian glasses with Zeiss lenses, these hip shades are perfect for everyone from the dot com millionaire to the design intern. Available for purchase at RetroSuperFuture retailers and online at RetroSuperFuture.com
Vince Pull Over Hoodie ($125): This 100% cotton, aqua-washed hoodie is the most comfortable option to wear to toss around some ideas at a late night brainstorm, or maybe just a quick nap—your choice. Available for purchase at Vince retailers and online at ScoopNYC.com.
WeWork Membership (Starting at $45/month): WeWork offers beautifully designed workspaces for freelancers and small business in several locations in New York City, San Francisco and LA, in addition to the usual office infrastructure (internet, fax, phone) additional amenities include: organic coffee, craft beers, conference rooms, weekly events, and more. Membership plans available for purchase online at WeWork.com.
To alleviate some of the stress of holiday shopping—or even just to help kill time at work, For The Guy is a new weekly column where we’ll be sharing our most favorite gift ideas for every possible guy you know. With products ranging from designer ready-to-wear to high-tech ready-to-plug-in devices, we hope you and your love ones enjoy these as much as we know we will! Hint, hint.