How absurd can a "Limited Edition" product get? Does something become more useful, or desirable, because only ten of them are made?
Sruli Recht pushes the boundaries with "The First Bullet-Proof Gentlemen's Pocket Square." The limited edition Kevlar kerchief is being sold at Iceland's Liborius boutique and boasts the following description:
The Bullet-proof HandkerchiefFor the Promiscuous Idealist whomLives in Elegant Danger
And lest anyone forget the device is little more than a novelty, there's a disclaimer:
The store and designer take NO responsibility for schmucks and wooden-heads who feel compelled to test the endurance or resistance of the textile in any way.
Rain Noe is an NYC-based writer and vintage sewing machine repairperson.
in London look them up.
as nice as this one from Northwind, a design firm in Italy.
Portland, OR, you must check out Hippo Hardware, a sprawling store filled with new and old (and very old) bits and pieces of, well, hardware. Drawer pulls, toilets, windows, lamps, anything for a house. It's like a cool Restoration Hardware.
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