1. The 50/50 possibility that I’m going to Coachella in two and a half weeks.2. The latest issue of Fantastic Man, which is on newsstands right now and which you need to pick up immediately. Besides brilliant pieces about my favourite expat Kiwi Tim Blanks and A.P.C.’s Jean Touitou, there’s an interview with Nigel Stowe, the general manager of London’s members only Arts Club. Says he: “Oddly enough, I’m happiest when I’m trying to pull back a table. When you walk into a room, you look at the heads. If they’re up, then there’s your problem table. The worst thingClick to Continue!
Gert Jonkers. Thanks to the good folk at Gilt Manual (Tyler Thoreson, Josh Peskowitz and Jared Flint), this menswear show season was the most fruitful and personally gratifying of my seven to date. Alongside my NZ Herald show reviews, HintMag show reviews and personal blogs, I was commissioned to interview about 30 of the top editors, stylists, writers and buyers, an experience that I found both fascinating and immensely enjoyable. (Plus it gave me a good excuse to talk to all these guys I’ve looked up to for a long time – read the Q&As here.) One of the highlightsClick to Continue!
Photos: Katherine Lowe We all have one of those tedious people in our lives who is absolutely impossible to buy for. He or she is generally wealthy with far too many covetable possessions – an amazing car, a sweet house and an iPad on the kitchen table. But here’s what they might not have: a subscription to an amazing magazine that they didn’t even know they needed. It’s the gift that keeps on giving! (Plus, if you read all the way to the bottom and use the special Isaac Likes code, you’ll get 10% off subscriptions at Mag Nation! Hallelujah!)Click to Continue!
Image /Fantastic Man The good men over at Fantastic Man posted this image a few days ago and it’s been sitting on my desktop ever since. I can’t stop looking at it. I honestly don’t think it gets any better than this. It’s the perfect man’s wardrobe. Trench coat, overcoat, car coat, suits, tux, dressing gown, pyjamas, shirt options (including collarless), socks, pocket squares/handkerchiefs, ties and bow ties, wing tips, oxfords and patent tuxedo shoes. Amazing. No extraneous details, no tacky printed tee shirts or cargo pants, it’s the bare minimum of what a man would have had in hisClick to Continue!