MARK AND ALAN’S FUNNEST LIFE POSSIBLE

MARK AND ALAN’S FUNNEST LIFE POSSIBLE

At Ponytail Journal we sometimes get the chance to cross paths with people who are so impassioned by their work that we are, in turn, compelled to take a snapshot. It was clear after meeting Mark Cho and Alan See, co-founders of The Armoury, that we had to take that snapshot not only of this enchanting world of menswear they have helped build upon, but the story behind it.
ERIC DOES INSPIRATION.

ERIC DOES INSPIRATION.

A huge event on the Los Angeles Vintage calendar is Inspiration where the cream-of-the-crop world’s best vintage and heritage rag businesses gather for a stunning show in Southern California. Our buddy Eric Kvatek went to explore the treasures on display and on the floor at this massive annual event. You’ll see friends and new faces from all over the states as well as those who had hopped over from Japan like The Real McCoys, Clutch Magazine, J’Antiques, and local heroes like Hellers Cafe, Indian Motorcycles, Lewis Leathers, along with many newcomers who are imparting their own flavour on the show floor.
DINING WITH KAPITAL

DINING WITH KAPITAL

Dining with the cast of Bad Opera, the latest published work by Kapital and Eric Kvatek, one late July in Budapest.
GROWTHRING & SUPPLIE’S KENJI WONG AND HIS FUNNEST LIFE.

GROWTHRING & SUPPLIE’S KENJI WONG AND HIS FUNNEST LIFE.

Kenji Wong’s work breathes life in Hong Kong’s unique culture through his various creative projects and intricately designed apparel and today we’ll be picking at Kenji’s brain for a little peek at what makes him tick.
KIRO AND ERIC'S NYC

KIRO AND ERIC'S NYC

Come on a wild ride with Eric and Kiro through their favourite digs, eats, party times, and treats of the big apple.
HOW TO BE A MASTERMIND OF GOODNESS.

HOW TO BE A MASTERMIND OF GOODNESS.

It’s Sunday night and stalls from Tong Chong Street Market in Hong Kong are winding down and packing their bags. As the lights dim and the carts roll out, Anne is lucky enough to geek out with Janice Leung Hayes about the tastiest tomato salads possible, juggling full-time work and writing, and how we can all spread a bit of goodness every day.
BUOY’S FUNNEST LIFE POSSIBLE.

BUOY’S FUNNEST LIFE POSSIBLE.

What’s more exciting than seeing something in bloom is to watch it blossom. Buoy has just released her second EP, one that is rich with her own unique touch, her creative fingerprint if you like, and we are now experiencing the wonderments of an artist who has stretched her legs and is ready to rumble.
LISTEN / ONRA’S 90S NEW JACK CLASSICS AND RARITIES

LISTEN / ONRA’S 90S NEW JACK CLASSICS AND RARITIES

Following the release of his latest mix on Highsnobiety sounds, producer Onra shares his special insight into the late 80’s fusion genre, ’New Jack Swing’, a Hip Hop and dance-pop lovechild that went wild in the New York club scene. Listen, read, dance here
SECRETS BEHIND THE LAND OF SMILES AND PERKY BOOBS / GROUP PARTNER

SECRETS BEHIND THE LAND OF SMILES AND PERKY BOOBS / GROUP PARTNER

Meet Isaac Nichols, a friendly guy with a penchant for disruption and making things that describe beauty and the strange sensations that we humans experience in life. Eric Kvatek explores his radically feminist, neo-hippy Brooklyn based ceramics studio that turns out hundreds of delightful ceramic breasts, faces, (and more recently) men’s junk as a wild idea called Group Partner.
KIRO & ERIC’S GUIDE TO L.A.

KIRO & ERIC’S GUIDE TO L.A.

On the yearly vintage run to LA, Kapital designer Kiro Hirata starts the hunt for inspiration for his ever wild mens and women’s collections. He joins his buddy Eric Kvatek who has been shooting Kapital’s cult catalogue for over 2 decades to scour, drink, ride, roll, and side-step their way through the bountiful world of American vintage. ’Take it from here Eric
JAMES LING’S TASTIEST LIFE POSSIBLE.

JAMES LING’S TASTIEST LIFE POSSIBLE.

Anne Berry took the chance to meet up with James Ling of ’The Ale Project’ and ’Second Draft’ in Hong Kong to find how he manages to keep his business sleeves rolled up, while getting elbow-deep into the malts and hops of beer-geekery with curious customers.