Hugo Boss

**High Grain**: Ever wonder what your leather valise looks like under electron microscopy? No? Aw, you’re no fun. [Carrying Contraption]

**Newsstand Edition**: An interesting Canadian charity that distributes jackets warmed by newspaper. [15Below Project]

**Spring in Your Step**: Opening Ceremony’s desert boots coming next season. [The Daily Upgrade]

**Big Blue**: Our beloved Cathy Horyn writes 1,245 words on Pantone’s color of the year. We wrote 90. Guess that’s what separates the men from the boys—so to speak. [NYT]

**Here Comes the Boss**: And in the continuing mallification of SoHo… [Racked]

**Pretty Shocking**: An appropriately colored gift for the endangered woman in your life. [Bangkok Mafia]

**Track Suits**: Next year’s Olympians will be battling each other (and the Beijing smog) in Gucci. [WWD, subscription required for full article]

**House Bound**: Yes, we would prefer a $2,000 Jay Kos robe with silk lining and piping to a pair of socks. Thank you. [NYT]

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