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.
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.
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.
TO WILFRED, A MANHATTAN LEGEND.

TO WILFRED, A MANHATTAN LEGEND.

New Yorker Bank Tangjaitrong writes about his memories of the late Wilfredo Rosario, who could transform garments as if you were the fit model to original designer. His absence is already strongly felt within the tight community of Manhattan.
HEY MUM ! WE’RE IN THE TELLY !

HEY MUM ! WE’RE IN THE TELLY !

Today we did a little style feature in The Sunday Telegraph down under. We had the honour of representing all of our friends, Nigel Cabourn, The Standard Store, Incu, The Hill-Side, Viberg Boots, Armour Lux, and A.P.C. At the end of the day, what’s life about if you can’t be proud of your pals?
SWAG |SWAG|

SWAG |SWAG|

Ponytail Journal strives to understand the many meanings of the Universe with our new word-of-the-day segment. We’re comparing the new and the old. Brought to you by the Oxford Dictionary and Urban Dictionary dot com.