The Ponytail Show: Champ Ensminger

Champ Ensminger is a Thai American filmmaker born in Chiang Mai and raised in Spokane, Washington. His recent documentary, 'Yai Nin' is a documentary short film about Ninlawan Pinyo, a Thai businesswoman whose success making naem (pork sausage) propelled her family to America. Streaming now on V..…
What Peggy Oki Can Teach Us About Goodness

What Peggy Oki Can Teach Us About Goodness

In our search for goodness on the journal today our mind wanders to the jagged shores of California, sun-kissed and bathed in warmth like the spine of a great lizard, where artist, former professional athlete, and activist Peggy Oki lives. Oki was born in California after her parents fled Hiroshi..…
Studio Visit to Troy O'Shea's Workshop in Sydney

Studio Visit to Troy O'Shea's Workshop in Sydney

In March this year, I went down to visit hat maker Troy O'Shea in his Sydney studio tucked away in the city's wholesale garment district, which was formerly an industrial area where many factories were fully functioning 50 years earlier. The area used to be home to the Globe Suitcase factory for le…
Maple Store do W'menswear

Maple Store do W'menswear

Our pals at Maple Store in Sydney's indie suburb of Newtown, have been working hard on bringing great Aussie and international brands to the local scene. A family owned business, these guys have been purveyors of quality mens and womenswear for 16 years since 2003. These guys bring a mix of tr...
IN THE STUDIO WITH BOSHKA

IN THE STUDIO WITH BOSHKA

Today I have the pleasure of introducing a very hard hitting gal Boshka Grygoriew Alvy; illustrator, tattoo artist, painter, and penpal of mine for a good 4 years now. Inspired by Nepalese and Tibetan art, I was instantly an admirer of Boshka's work when I came across her on the internet. Her lo..…
DENIM DUDETTES IN NYC

DENIM DUDETTES IN NYC

Following this week's story on Denim Dudettes in Bangkok, we are sharing Eric Kvatek's pictures of some hard hitting denim gals in New York for the launch of the Denim Dudettes hardback by our pal Amy Leverton. The two have worked hard to bring us some of the most inspiring women in the fashion in..…
DENIM DUDETTES IN BANGKOK

DENIM DUDETTES IN BANGKOK

Our walking denim-encyclopedia friend Amy Leverton has just released a women's rendition of her first published book 'Denim Dudes', appropriately called 'Denim Dudettes'. In the beautiful hardcover she has curated the world's raddest women who love denim, from so many corners of the globe. Since...
CROWLEY VINTAGE & ANTIQUES, BROOKLYN.

CROWLEY VINTAGE & ANTIQUES, BROOKLYN.

Passion and obsession are words commonly thrown around when describing hunters and collectors of vintage clothing and antiquities. It's down right difficult to avoid it. Trying to describe Sean Crowley without using them would in fact be nearly impossible. Sean Crowley's obsession for vintage Brit..…

The Ponytail Show: David Gensler

David Gensler is founder of the Vanish brand, a cultural platform he likes to call ‘curated escapism’ that helps inspire people to get into the great outdoors. Today we chat about his multi-faceted career and how FISHING called him to action! Our theme music is by the talented E.L.Mahon. Pon...

The Ponytail Show: Aaron Chen

Aaron Chen is a comedian from Asquith, New South Wales, Australia. He has toured his comedy act 'The Infinite Faces Of Chenny Baby' nationwide and Google search results show that people are interested in knowing his net worth. He has won awards including Melbourne International Comedy Festival's C…
Kapital's 'Denim Bauhaus' Book Launch

Kapital's 'Denim Bauhaus' Book Launch

This Sunday 14th of October, our pals Eric Kvatek and Kiro Hirata will be throwing a book release party at The Window in LA for their latest book, Denim Bauhaus for Kapital. If that sentence made any sense to you, you'd probably be the kind of person who would also find much joy in a little previe…
Re-kindle friendship in 2020

Re-kindle friendship in 2020

Hey friends, I'd like to make my first post of 2020 a reflection on the past year and what I would like to work towards in the new year. 2019 felt like a dutch oven of chaos, heating within its scorching walls. With much political, economic, and environmental uncertainty - Brexit, Trump orderin..…