I did all my Christmas shopping in NYC and couldn’t wait to give everybody everything the moment I landed in NZ, so I gave my family their presents the morning I arrived, and now there’s nothing for anybody on Christmas Day. Nightmare. But over the last few days I did the rounds at all my favourite shops in Auckland, which gave me a chance to pick up some ideas for last minute gifts. So if you’re in New Zealand and you’re still struggling to think of what to get for your people, hopefully this’ll help. p.s. Yes, those are socks.Click to Continue!
I went a long time never wearing jeans. Years and years. I even wrote about how I’d probably never wear them ever again a bunch of times on the blog. And then like all good tastes, preferences, and opinions, mine changed. To commemorate — and seeing as I’ve been shouting out Double Denim so much recently — here’s an outfit post showcasing all that I’ve been wearing for the past couple of weeks. Denim, denim, and more denim. My hat’s even denim. Nothing beats a good matchy matchy ensemble, and this one’s my favourite. In other groundbreaking news, I really likeClick to Continue!
Ashika Pratt on Montauk Beach. I always think that the only way to stay sane while living in New York City is to get the hell out of dodge as frequently as humanly possible. For me it’s not the lack of nature or the traffic or the 24/7 sirens, it’s the amount of socialising you do. I can’t remember the last night I stayed in or went to bed before 1:00am, and I certainly can’t remember the last home cooked meal I ate. So yesterday morning some friends and I hopped a taxi to Penn Station, caught a train toClick to Continue!
Hanging on Ponsonby Road last time I was in New Zealand. Photo: James K Lowe Hello friends! Okay, so here’s the thing. I’m three days into a short term contract with Gilt Man which involves me writing, blogging, Facebooking and Tweeting about menswear all day long, so as you can imagine, the actual last thing I want to do when I get home is write about menswear. Fun fact: It’s the first time I’ve sat and worked in an office in five years. Five years!! Crazy town. It makes me feel like sending naughty emails (in the mischievous, not pornographicClick to Continue!
Winter has fallen on New Zealand, and I know what you’re thinking: Time to bust out all my favourite black, cold-weather pieces. Think again! Just because it’s getting chilly outside, doesn’t mean you should neglect colour. Winter is the prime season to bust out your brightest clothes. In a crazy twist of quantum proportions, this week we’re in Auckland, New Zealand, running around the city to some of our favourite retailers to show you how to do colour in the cold. We’ve enlisted the help of our mate Katherine Lowe of Katherine is Awesome fame to model the gears, andClick to Continue!