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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We take you over to London for the London Collection: Men’s shows where the Nigel Cabourn team killed the runway for a celebration of men and women through History
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.
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?