So… This is awkward. For the first time in my entire blogging career, I’ve gone 10 days without posting. It started innocently enough with me thinking I needed a change from the way things have been going (should I transition everything to WordPress? To Tumblr? Redesign? I don’t know?) then as the days passed, that need to put fingers to keyboard never hit. I spent time with Katherine and James Lowe, who were both blogging up a storm, and went to a few fashion week shows, and every day I’d think – I really should write something, but I justClick to Continue!
Me and Ashika, Runyon Canyon conquerors. The first time I left the South Pacific, I was 21 years old. I flew to Los Angeles and caught a shuttle bus to The Standard in West Hollywood – passing Crenshaw Boulevard, Inglewood and a cop running into a pawn shop with a shotgun cocked and ready to go. It was the real deal. When I arrived at the hotel, I walked into the lobby and ran straight into a woman I recognised. “This is so crazy!” I told her. “I’ve just flown halfway around the world and the first person I seeClick to Continue!
Ashika after a trip to Handsome Dan’s Snocone and Candy Stand. The most exciting thing that happened to me this week was buying an iPhone and downloading Instagram. Since Tuesday I’ve been going buck wild on the photo front, and it’s taken me back to the days when I used to spend hours on my old Blogspot photo diary before I switched it to Tumblr. (If you haven’t already, FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM! My username is isaaclikes_.) Besides that, this week has been full of good times – I hung out with Yvan Rodic at a pool party (watch himClick to Continue!
Photos: Noah Emrich of NOVH fame We shot our latest What’s in store at the brand new Acne store in SoHo precisely one hour after it had officially opened for business. That meant that the retail crew were still ironing out a couple of kinks and construction workers were putting the final nails in the dressing room adjacent to the one that I filled with every men’s piece in sight. Highlights included Amy, the Kiwi shop assistant; the fact that the trousers fit better off the rack than the ones I’ve been getting tailored recently; not to mention the miracleClick to Continue!
Photos: Noah Emrich When you’re as obsessed with shirts, pants, tees and sweaters as I am, you spend a disproportionate amount of time searching for clothes that fit so well, you’d swear they were cut for you by the world’s greatest bespoke tailors – but at off the rack prices. Well, friends, I found them at Parisian label Maison Kitsune. Noah Emrich of NOVH fame and I shot the brand’s brand new New York outpost for T Magazine last week, and here are the results. If you’re in town, stop by for a look, if you’re in Paris, check themClick to Continue!