The Ponytail Show: Spencer Barksdale is back

Spencer Barksdale was designer at Levi Strauss & Co., and senior design director at Tommy Hilfiger before starting his own brand Heehaw Melancholy in 2000. He later went on to work at Calvin Klein Jeans before his 15 year career at Ralph Lauren where he was VP of Denim Design. Today he is back on..…

The Ponytail Show: Aaron Levine

Aaron Levine is Senior Vice President of Mens and Women's design at Abercrombie & Fitch. Check out his personal project, an internet space for industry pals to share a little goodness with the community. Our theme music is by E.L Mahon. Ponytail Journal · "The Ponytail Show" Episode 29: ...

The Ponytail Show: Ouigi Theodore

Ouigi Theodore is founder of The Brooklyn Circus, a New York men's brand that finds inspiration in the pages of history books. Our theme music is by E.L.Mahon. Ponytail Journal · The Ponytail Show - Episode 28: Ouigi Theodore

The Ponytail Show: Ariel Stark-Benz

Ariel Stark-Benz is founder of Mister Green, “a friendly shop for high-minded people”, in Los Angeles. The store and brand is born into a universe with a fresh-cut perspective on weed, design, and creativity. Our theme music is by E.L. Mahon. Ponytail Journal · The Ponytail Show - Epis...

The Ponytail Show: Lindy McDonough

Lindy McDonough is founder of Lindquist, a design studio specialising in leather goods based in East Providence, Rhode Island. She currently serves as an Adjunct Faculty teaching “Design for Production” at The Rhode Island School of Design, and is is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers o..…

The Ponytail Show: Alexander Robins

Shoutout to my textile nerds! This weeks podcast is for you! Alexander Robins is co-founder of Blluemade, a New York based independent brand that focuses on beautiful linen textiles. He also teaches courses in design theory and aesthetics at Parsons School of Design. Today we are diving into th..…

The Ponytail Show: Phil Matarese

Phil Matarese is a writer, director, animator, and comedian. He is co-creator of the animated series, 'Animals' on HBO, and author of 'Horn If You're Honky' published by Rahway Press. It's well worth checking out his web series 'Keebler', band called 'Phils Pills', and prolific chip review seri...

The Ponytail Show: Mark Fogwell

Mark Fogwell is the man behind 'Worn Over Time', a specialist in vintage, and antique artefacts. He and his wife Lorraine search out storied objects and pass them on to others. It's a lifestyle baby! Our theme music is by E.L. Mahon. Ponytail Journal · The Ponytail Show - Episode 23: ...

The Ponytail Show: Ben Fife

Ben Fife is founder of Westward Leather Company in Spokane, Washington state. The company is platform to Ben's leather goods, all artisan made by the man himself. Our theme music is by E.L.Mahon. Ponytail Journal · The Ponytail Show - Episode 22: Ben Fife
Know First with Max Wastler

Know First with Max Wastler

Last week I had the absolute treat to speak to my buddy Max on his new podcast 'Know First' about W'menswear and how it came about - which means we dove into my background and the things I find meaning from. I remember looking at Max's blog All Plaid Out when I was at university, back in the blogg..…

The Ponytail Show: Mari Jacobson

Mari Jacobson is retail operations manager at Standard and Strange in Oakland, CA. She is passionate about starting a conversation on inclusivity in the denim and heritage industry. Our theme music is by E.L. Mahon. Ponytail Journal · The Ponytail Show - Episode 21: Mari Jacobson

The Ponytail Show: Jeremy Smith

Jeremy is co-founder of Standard & Strange, a retailer of high-end and artisan made menswear based in Oakland, California. Our theme music is by E.L. Mahon. Ponytail Journal · The Ponytail Show - Episode 20: Jeremy Smith