Cue the humble brag: It’s not too often that luxury companies hit me up for my address to send me gifts, but a couple of weeks ago I got an email from Hermés about a new app they’ve launched named Tie Break, which is basically a quirky mobile menswear world filled with educational tidbits like how-to-tie the common tie and scarf knots; entertainment like old-school computer games with an Hermés spin and a video of a Chinese guy singing a love song while he ties his bow tie; and e-commerce where you can flick through all the season’s tie options and purchase them through the app. It’s a good time.Click to Continue!
It’s hard to believe that up until about 18 months ago, I had almost entirely sworn off jeans.Click to Continue!
Joseph Grazi is one of those guys I’ve known for a while socially, but besides running into him on the street, or talking to him on late-nights-out, I had absolutely no idea about who he was, where he’s from, or what he does. So when Bridget Malcolm nominated him as my third interview, I spent a few days Googling him, and discovered the following: He’s an artist; he was born and raised in the famously introverted Syrian Jewish community in Flatbush, Brooklyn; a lot of his work involves macabre visual themes; he counts Ezra Miller and Mia Tyler as personal friends; and he once made a giant love heart out of 122 taxidermied bats.Click to Continue!
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!
Despite a constant string of late nights due to DJing and partying and my current predilection for insomnia, I’m on a bit of a health kick at the moment, and I read recently that drinking beet juice increases the flow of blood to your vital organs, which makes them operate better. So for the past four or so weeks I’ve been drinking beet, carrot, apple, lemon, and ginger juice every day.Click to Continue!