I went through this phase about five years ago where I deluded myself into thinking I had a lot more money than I really did, and lived like an absolute baller — eating out approximately five times a week at this not-inexpensive Italian restaurant in Auckland named Prego, and having almost all of my clothes custom made for me by the gentlemen at Crane Brothers. It was a good time.Click to Continue!
Hey gidday mates. Since starting this blog I’ve done countless clothing customisation programmes and online shopping experiments and made to measure suiting appointments where you have no idea what the end result is going to be, only for the thing to come out horribly at the tail end; but I don’t think I’ve ever had an experience where the results vastly exceeded my expectations. But this time I won.Click to Continue!
MYHABIT’s blog theFIX and Jack Spade asked me to chronicle my favourite way to while away a lazy Sunday in New York City, and the piece is up on the site now.Click to Continue!
Photos: Matt Rubin Remember a couple of months ago I mentioned that I’d gotten the opportunity to custom design a pair of Nike Le Bron 11s? They arrived. Like I said at the time, these bad boys are so high-tech they resemble Transformers for your feet; and so obviously I attempted to replicate Optimus Prime in my creation. Some of the other colourways you’ll see online are craaaaazy futuristic, but I wanted to go back to basics and make a pair that resembled the Vandals I used to rock on the regular when I was a gangsta (in clothing alone)Click to Continue!
Like I mentioned previously, Nike invited me to sit down with one of their designers on Friday and create a one-off custom colourway of the LeBron 11 that’ll be released next month. Holla! I’m not gonna lie, I was entirely unsure of what to do with the shoe — a quick Google search revealed a whole slew of versions that were so high-tech-looking, they resembled Transformers for your feet — and I wanted to design something that I was going to actually wanna wear on the street as well as on the court (I’m a baller for real). My historyClick to Continue!