The muted embellishments on the Converse First String Auckland Racer are very much in our wheelhouse and PERFECT for one of our favorite trends of late—dressing in monochromatic tones. [Hypebeast]

Sockless wonders take note: Here are some fantastic tips from Valet for combating gnarly-ripe, toe-jammish fragrances emanating from summer shoes. [Valet Mag]

Swoon. This "Etta Bike" by Nick Foley is a gloriously designed collection of spokes and circles. Form and function have made a beautiful, shiny, highly wantable baby. [Curated Mag]

The Hundreds Fall 2010. Pictures plural means thousands of words that I won't get into here. Check 'em, they're shot in some arid desert situation. [Freshness Mag]

Everything that is going on in this Jake Davis post on Polo Ralph Lauren Elias Sun-Washed Denim Sneakers is 100% enjoyable and on the money. Read it. [Jake Davis]

SOPHNET button-up shirts by Hirofumi Kiyonaga. Each one subtly different from the next, every one completely worthy of wearing to the point of disintegration. [SlamxHype]