DAVID HART IN THE HAUS /

DAVID HART IN THE HAUS /

It’s almost impossible to go past a David Hart ensemble. So, we couldn’t bare missing his Bauhaus flavoured Spring Summer ’16 showing at Industria Superstudio today for the first day of the New York men’s shows. We asked our pal Emil Corsillo of The Hill-Side to show us his favourite looks, because he has impeccable taste. Pretty much spot on.
HAVERSACK GOT THEIR SPRING SUMMER 16 TO A FINE TUNE

HAVERSACK GOT THEIR SPRING SUMMER 16 TO A FINE TUNE

It’s not often that you come across a collection where you would see yourself wearing every garment, but Haversack did just that for us this coming season. They nailed that fine balance between looking new while referencing the past, and especially in menswear where so much inspiration is drawn from vintage, it’s hard to maintain a unique and strong aesthetic without being compared to someone else.
A BASIC SUNDOWN.

A BASIC SUNDOWN.

We bring you a collection of pink skies, red hair, and basics inspired by that magic juju that Australia breathes into our soul. This season Lee Mathews did his take on w’menswear basics like the crisp white shirt and linen pants - essentials for the holiday wardrobe that inspires us muchly during the Northern Hemisphere summer season and perhaps daydream material for those who gravitate towards the South Pole.
THE TASMAN SEA.

THE TASMAN SEA.

This is our shoutout to the ocean. And the ocean in winter. And the Southern Hemisphere.
OUR INSIDER MENSWEAR PICKS FROM PARIS / GQ DOT COM

OUR INSIDER MENSWEAR PICKS FROM PARIS / GQ DOT COM

Last week saw more hashtag menswear around Paris and online. Parts are still trickling down the web at the moment. Buyers, press, and internet famous dudes flew in to see next season goodness like technical gear, rare weaves, interesting colour ways, and what kind of flavour the future market will be. Here I scouted some of my nerdy favourites from the MAN show, because to be honest it was a stand out in terms of curated coolness. My eye-popping, jaw dropping finds were published on GQ.com for y’all to take in.
LYN AND TONY DO DENIM.

LYN AND TONY DO DENIM.

For y’all out there who are looking for a fresh flavour in your life, feast your eyes on 2 by Lyn and Tony’s REworked Denim jewellery. Sprouted from their tightly woven denim masks that they made for exhibition, the artists have created a group of wearable pieces that speak to time and reference their art making practice that explores pockets of weirdness that blooms amongst our Universe.
MARKET CAMOUFLAGE / PTJ FOR L’OPTIMUM

MARKET CAMOUFLAGE / PTJ FOR L’OPTIMUM

If you didn’t get your hands on this month’s issue of L’Optimum, PTJ is bringing you compartmentalised, focused style reportage on each look I brought to the table. This instalment we thought colour was needed for complete urban camouflage at Bangkok’s vibrant flower market.
TOMMY TON DOES W’MENSWEAR.

TOMMY TON DOES W’MENSWEAR.

Holy moly lucky us! Yes, we’re totally biased but Tommy Ton definitely has the nose for great style. That’s why he’s brilliant, despite every man and his dog calling themselves a street style photographer [what does that even mean bro?] Greatness shines through by itself. Here are his pics from the menswear season of silly business, Feast your eyes on his delicious looks over at STYLE DOT COM.
PROOF IN THE PUDDING THAT STYLE IS PERSONALITY.

PROOF IN THE PUDDING THAT STYLE IS PERSONALITY.

Chris Olberding is testament to why style is all about what you’re made of, not about what current trend you’re modelling at the moment. He has built Gitman Vintage on some sound life principles, and those iconic shirts speak of his great values, like making a cut off short sleeved number this season, because fun.
KNITS FOR ROMANTICS / MERZ B. SCHWANEN MADE IN GERMANY

KNITS FOR ROMANTICS / MERZ B. SCHWANEN MADE IN GERMANY

The Plotnicki’s behind Merz B. Schwanen are romantics. They have given second life to Industrial revolution era German circular knitting machines to make their knitwear that in turn, is refreshing the ephemeral nature of the garment industry with things that represent long-lasting style.
PACKING NOTES FOR YOUR SUMMER VACAY.

PACKING NOTES FOR YOUR SUMMER VACAY.

Yeah, Instagram sucks when you’re stuck at work while everyone in the world seems to be on the Amalfi coast right now. That’s why we prepared some important packing notes on the hot and steamy travel destination, because it’s time you booked that long weekend already.
HOW WE DO MILITARY IN THE TROPICS / PTJ FOR L’OPTIMUM MAGAZINE

HOW WE DO MILITARY IN THE TROPICS / PTJ FOR L’OPTIMUM MAGAZINE

This month we did a style feature for L’Optimum magazine in Thailand. Garments were all from the Ponytail Journal closet, and we put together some styles that really shout out to who we are and what we’re all about. This is how we do vintage military in the tropics.