Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Ryan McGinness- Arkitip

The latest issue of Arkitip was curated by Ryan McGinness... complete with a neon supplement of his work.

More Looking. More Listening. More Donating.

Contributor J.Zack has just posted a song and art work on Barack Rock! Check it.

Monday, September 29, 2008

Tribute: Paul Newman

He was talented actor, activist and handsome man.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Thom Browne backstage 101

Stylist.com's Michael Cohen has some pretty interesting things to say about Thome Browne's latest collection and his men's fashion theory. Read here.

New Suits From Hot Loot


Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Bartlet to Barack

GET ANGRIER! Call them liars, because that’s what they are.
Read this great article by NY Times columnist Maureen Dowd. It's a fictitious conversion between former TV pres Jed Bartlett and senator Obama. Basically, sums up how we all want Obama to beat up McCain and pitbull.


Friends Travis Stearns and Windsurf collaborated, look, listen and donate. Rock Barack!

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

YSL Belle de Jour-1967

When they actually had clothes on, there were some nice YSL cuts in the mix (I'm assuming this credit was for the styling throughout the film). Recommendation: Carry a cane regardless of age or physical ailment.

Inspiration: Nick Cave

Monday, September 22, 2008

Sherwood Forlee

Anit-Theft Lunch Bag
Get Your Zagat

Sherwood Forlee is my co-worker's boyfriend. He creates very witty work like the pics above... My favorite being the downloadable Zagat stickers. You can rate your... whatever... The stickers are weathered depending when you choose to be rated. My desk chair was rated in '04. Pretty good huh?

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Loggers on St. Croix

Straight from the archives of the Minnesota Historical Society: Pastoral dude ancestors.

So Fresh and So Clean

Warning! Keep Out of Eyes! Wash Out with Water! Don't Drink Soap! Dilute! Dilute! Or Wet Skin Well! Ok!
Reading in the shower is made easy with Dr.Bronner's Magic Soaps. Dude was totally nutty but his soap is really good. The graphics are really nicely done, even if the intention was just to cram as much stuff onto a label as possible. Apperently there is a doncumentry about him as well, "Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox" by director Sara Lamm. I will have to check that out
Enlarge the Positive!

Friday, September 19, 2008

Man with a Plan

We have problems, Barack has answers. Vote Barack.
Here are some sites that let creatives help out in their unique way:
Barack Rock
Design For Barack
Let us know if there are more. Create, volunteer and donate. Go Barack!

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Jerry in Red Hook

Fall is my favorite time of the year in New York because it's time to start seeing guys looking hot in suits. I love the crisp feel of summer turning into fall, everyone starts to look a little more tailored but it's still playful and light.

Girl's look great in dudes suits too!

More French Films - Playtime

Playtime is a very strange movie by Jacques Tati. It's slaptick and annoying but worth checking out because it's set in a mid-century utopia where people have created objects that were meant to help them out but just end up confusing them. Good take on post war design culture. Check it!

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Alec Baldwin - The New Yorker September 8th, 2008

Alec Baldwin’s disappointment, undimmed by success. Ian Parker
Alec Baldwin, who stars in “30 Rock,” the NBC sitcom that has revived his career and done nothing to lift his spirits, has the unbending, straight-armed gait of someone trying to prevent clothes from rubbing against sunburned skin. He is fifty years old, divorced, and lives alone in an old white farmhouse in the Hamptons and an apartment on Central Park West—feeling thwarted, if not quite persecuted. In conversation, he lets out an occasional yelping laugh, but he is often wistful, in a way that is linked to professional and romantic regrets, and to a period of tabloid notoriety last year, when an angry voice mail that he left for his daughter, who was then eleven, became public... Read More

1964 - "Dance with Me"

Jean-Luc Godard

And The Ampersand by Slim Aarons

1962: Radio comedy duo. Holding a large ampersand, Bob Elliott and on the right Ray Goulding. Exponents of dry new-England type humour in a surealsitic repertory company presentation.

© Slim Aarons

See more from Slim here.

Suit Store: Jcrew Tribeca Update

I still haven't been but the New York Times has. Hear what they have to say here.

Dicks in Suits

Jill Greenberg did a photo shoot with John McCain, unbenounced to him she is a liberal, and made him look like a monster. Probably unprofessional but I love it.

Dead Animals = Rich Suits

Damien Hirst sold $200 million dollars worth of his work the last few days, breaking all Picasso's previous sales records. With all the market turmoil right now, it brings into question what's a good investment? Apparently art. So go buy some...

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Not a Plastic Bag

The Brooklyn based company, Baggu, make these really simple nylon shopping bags. Do yourself a favor, buy a bunch and never use another plastic bag to hold a single roll of tp again. Great colors, check it!

Monday, September 15, 2008

Who Killed the Interesting Car?

Marc Newson designed this concept car back in 1999... THE NINETIES! What the hell has happened since then? Nothing. All new cars suck and look the same. My plea to Detroit:

Mr.Rock City,
Look at Apple. You hear that all the time, sounds redundant I know... but do it. They made nerd stuff cool and sleek. You make cool, sleek stuff look like crap. Do some interesting designs and use an alternative fuel source and I guarantee people will hop back into your vehicles like it's 1956. I love you.

Friday, September 12, 2008


Ever since I've seen my first pair of
Church's, I can't stop looking at dudes' feet to see what they're wearing. These are the kind of shoes that last forever and get better every year.

Robots in Suits

I saw this LV add campaign on ffffound and it reminded me of this really cool photo shoot of Daft Punk hanging out at a Von's in LA.

Photographer Todd Cole for Fader

Inspiration: Jesse James

Patricia Norris did the costume design for the film The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. The film is pretty good but the clothing is amazing. There are a lot of tailored suites, jackets, vest and dress shirts. Looks great! Check it.
Also, there was some help provided by Helen Uffner Vintage Clothing. I will have to go check this place out and get back.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Banksy in the Dirty South

Pics from Wooster Collective


John Bartlett, Spring 2009
Rag & Bone, Spring 2009
Robert Geller, Spring 2009
Band of Outsiders, Spring 2009

I prefer the nerd and slightly western variations... not the skinhead varieties.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Small Faces...

Deffo some fine lads in dapper suits.

Boot Roundup

Rachel Comey - Hazard Boots
A.P.C. - Ankle High Shoes (boots)

Stacey Adams - Madison (I wear these cause they are cheap and nice)
Brooks Brothers - Pearl and Co. Straight Captoe Boot ( I am going to get these!)