PONYTAIL 5TH ANNIVERSARY ART CONTEST Winners!

PONYTAIL 5TH ANNIVERSARY ART CONTEST Winners!

Hello friends,I would like to extend a huge thank you from myself and the honored judges to everyone who submitted their artworks to the Ponytail 5th Anniversary Art Contest. We had such a blast reviewing all of the works, and all of the judges found it very tough to choose the winning contestan...
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
LEA THOMAS’ WILD UNIVERSE.

LEA THOMAS’ WILD UNIVERSE.

No creative entity deserves to be categorised, boxed, or logged but somehow no matter what, end up in this systematical process in light of trying to understand the Universe. Meet Lea Thomas who believes in gathering, creating, and being medicine for others, a quiet and selfless process that keeps her busy in her Brooklyn flat and fuels her exploration through our wild world.
A DELICIOUS STORY OF RACHEL MCBRIDE AND THE BLUE STOVE – SERVED WITH PIE.

A DELICIOUS STORY OF RACHEL MCBRIDE AND THE BLUE STOVE – SERVED WITH PIE.

The Blue Stove; incredibly busy on a weekday morning thanks to mum’s feeding their untameable children, business folk grabbing a slice of paradise before clocking in, and a lot of local Brooklynites in their tattooed, plaid shirts, ripped jeans camouflage. What strikes you on entry is the heavenly smell of baked vanilla, butter, and flour, mellowed out with an inkling of brewed coffee that Americans drink by the gallon. So what makes such an delicious institution tick? We talk to owner Rachel McBride about her tasty brain-baby.
WHAT THE INTERNET GENERATION ARE DOING WITH ALL THESE BITS.

WHAT THE INTERNET GENERATION ARE DOING WITH ALL THESE BITS.

The world is fast changing and young people are becoming incredibly equiped for an online existence, and perhaps the Internet has made for a new way of expression and development. So we chat to band-of-the-times X0809, a female duo who are inspired by women who embrace a do-it-all-yourself reality.