Tuesday, July 3, 2012

14OZ. EXCLUSIVES: Summer 2012

Merz b. Schwanen, Buttero, Faribault Mills, Denham, Lighting Bolt 

In Our Inbox...from one of the top retail destinations in Europe---offering internationally sourced- limited editions, exclusives, unique, and elegant apparel/footwear. No, you cannot buy this stuff on Amazon.

Merz b. Schwanen Indigo shirt exclusively for 14 oz.

Merz b. Schwanen is synonymous with tradition, integrity, sustainability and the highest quality standards. The unique undergarment label is breathing new life into traditional, textile handcraftsmanship in the Swabian Alb mountains, and produces classic designs on historical looms with particular attention to detail.

Merz b. Schwanen releases a unique indigo shirt, which is hand dyed with only natural indigo colorant in Germany. 

Merz b. Schwanen


Buttero’s soul – and sole – is bound to Tuscany
Buttero emerges from the sun beaten hills of Tuscany: the best traditions of Italian shoemaking refined into leather footwear of premium quality. Handmade by craftsmen in Stabbia – Tuscany, the production company honors as of today the Tuscan recipe book with simple, honest, and quality local ingredients. Buttero uses only the best local vegetable-tanned leathers named Vachetta, which will age beautifully with usage, like the region’s famous wines. The sneakers strike with their anatomically shaped leather inner sole and the breathable leather uppers in combination with the seamed and vulcanized rubber outsole.

14 oz. Berlin carries the sneakers from Buttero in a low- and a highcut version, made of canvas in the colors red, royal and natural. 

Buttero shoes

Vintage silk scarfs

With an exceptional passion for original, authentic vintage pieces, 14 oz. has discovered a long forgotten treasure from 1953. Only available at 14 oz. is a dead stock of one unique hundred scarfs, made of white silk with a beautiful vintage patina. The scarfs strike with a double-sided print of historic map sections of metropolis like Hamburg, Amsterdam, Berlin, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Warsaw, embedded in a contrasting blue of the surrounding sea.

Vintage silk scarfs


Blankets from Faribault Mills –
the mill built on the Cannon River

The Faribault Woolen Mill Company is one of the only fully integrated woolen mills still in existence today in America. The company is built on the banks of the Cannon River in Faribault, Minnesota dating back to 1865. It has the seamless ability to take raw, uncleaned wool from ranchers, and performs all of the intermediary processes to create beautiful finished products of the highest quality.

14 oz. is proud to offer the very first six of these unique blankets in Europe. 

Faribault Mills
Blankets from Faribault Mills

Denim Lounge by Denham at 14 oz.

The truth is in the detail: that's the philosophy of Dutch brand Denham the Jeanmaker. Passion and a penchant for sophisticated unique features are what drive the label's designer, owner and namesake Jason Denham.

Meet the Denham team in the Denim Lounge at the 14 oz. garden and get an insight into their new fall/winter 2012/2013 collection, exclusively presented in the 14 oz. backyard garages. 

Denim Lounge at 14 oz.

Lightning Bolt  Aloha Spirit at 14 oz. Berlin

Lightning Bolt was founded in Hawaii in the summer of 1971 by Gerry Lopez, world champion surfer of the Banzai-Pipeline and Jack Shipley, surfboard shaping guru and North Shore legend. Forty years later, the brand has reintroduced itself in the US and internationally with surf veteran Jonathan Paskowitz leading the effort. Lightning Bolt represents a philosophy that surfing, in its truest form, is a way of life rather than just another sport. 

Lightning Bolt - Aloha Spirit at 14 oz. Berlin

Today Lightning Bolt continues to celebrate this spirit and passion and opens up the countless opportunities for technological progression both in and out of the water, priding itself on manufacturing premium product for the conscious surfer that emphasizes quality, style and utility as well as supporting local manufacturing where possible.

Lightning Bolt and 14 oz. hold together onto a spirit of Aloha and present the current collection at the 14 oz. sundeck, featuring board shorts and T-shirts with references ranging from Hawaiian culture to the melting pot that is Southern California beach culture. 

  INFO: http://14oz.net