Hey, gidday mates! If you’ve been reading Isaac Likes for a long time, you’ll know that one of the most exciting aspects of my old life in New Zealand was that every two or so months I’d pack up and travel across the world to some far-flung location. Even when I was depressed at home and feeling like I was losing opportunities by being so far away from the action, I always had a ticket in my back pocket which gave me something to look forward to.Click to Continue!
Hey, gidday mates! As a young dude on the scene in Auckland in the naughty noughties, Stolen Girlfriends Club was the label — they threw the biggest parties, they influenced what we were wearing on the street, and they were also just awesome (slightly) older dudes that I personally looked up to. SGC’s fashion week shows were epic events with loud, crashing music, killer stunts and a no-holds-barred rock’n’roll energy, and after watching their 10th anniversary show last night (including Derya Parlak’s crowd surf stage dive off the runway at the St James Theatre), I’m pleased to announce that nothingClick to Continue!
Hey, gidday mates! As I previously mentioned, I’m here at New Zealand Fashion Week with Jenny, and we’re going to be shooting our favourite looks from a selection of NZ designers with our mate Dan Roberts. Today’s pairing is I Love Ugly and Ruby. You know, back in 2010 I met with Valentin Ozich from I Love Ugly and he showed me the range (including his insanely successful Zespy pants), and I told him that I didn’t think that whole cuffed hems/drop crotch thing was going to pan out. Five years and tens of thousands of pairs later he definitely had the last laugh, and it’s been exciting to watch his company’s enormous international growth. From Auckland to the world!Click to Continue!