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Things We Dig | The “Thank You Jay Dee, Act 3” Podcast via J.Rocc for Stones Throw Records

Things We Dig | The “Thank You Jay Dee, Act 3” Podcast via J.Rocc for Stones Throw Records

J Dilla changed my life by way of J. Rocc who mixed this joint. I remember this was one of the first podcasts I had ever heard from the now infamous Stones Throw record label…

by × February 7, 2012 × 0 comments
Warning Shot | Mens Style Munitions: A Manifesto

Warning Shot | Mens Style Munitions: A Manifesto

Gaunt and hungry for men’s style, I consumed what sources were available and by the miracle of media machination, I was spoon-fed enough of those ideal style archetypes to indoctrinate a nation of millions…

by × January 25, 2012 × 0 comments
Things We Dig: A.P.C. Spring 2012 Moccasin

Things We Dig: A.P.C. Spring 2012 Moccasin

My love for A.P.C. is no secret and fortunately for us, A.P.C. couldn’t keep a secret about their new ankle-high moccasin either…

by × December 29, 2011 × 0 comments
Is Heirloom-Quality Craftsmanship the “New Sustainability”?

Is Heirloom-Quality Craftsmanship the “New Sustainability”?

I’ve been hearing this phrase quite a bit—usually applied cleverly when pitching/selling me on why I should buy one particular luxury item over another (as an investment piece) so the term, for me has become, at best, suspect.

by × June 14, 2011 × 0 comments

Behind The Label | Sam Shipley and Jeff Halmos of Shipley & Halmos

Sam Shipley and Jeff Halmos of design duo Shipley&Halmos share their favorite piece from the S/S’11 menswear collection, goto runway music and the secret to menswear longevity…

by × April 8, 2011 × 0 comments
Things We Dig: [Miles Maeda | Nite Romantics: Vol.1]

Things We Dig: [Miles Maeda | Nite Romantics: Vol.1]

Miles Maeda: “…I felt it important, nay imperative, to compile some personal ‘extended mix’ favorites. Give it a listen with fresh ears and an open mind, the flame will at once be rekindled for those big booming drums, stuttered vocal samples, and dubby space-echoed synths. Enjoy!”

by × February 8, 2011 × 0 comments
Things We Dig: La Grand Bouffe | A Justin Faust Mixtape

Things We Dig: La Grand Bouffe | A Justin Faust Mixtape

La Grand Bouffe is a mixtape [or rather a gift] by Justin Faust in the form of new French goodness: A great uptempo mix with heavy early 80’s R&B influences a la D Train, Stephanie Mills and Shannon as well as new wave synth–Special thx to @strictlysocial for the original post!

by × February 4, 2011 × 0 comments
Things We Dig: [RF3 ENVi Natural Wood Stereo Earbuds]

Things We Dig: [RF3 ENVi Natural Wood Stereo Earbuds]

The RF3 ENVi corded headsets use AirCom2 Technology to keep potentially harmful radiation away from your head while delivering an uncompromised clear acoustic experience. The ergonomic positioning of the RF3 ENVi Sound Chamber, made from natural wood provides better communication and hassle-free use.

by × February 3, 2011 × 0 comments
Behind The Label: Kyle Fitzgibbons | Native Son [Pt.II]

Behind The Label: Kyle Fitzgibbons | Native Son [Pt.II]

There are some interesting things that we chatted about re: social media & branding in this 2nd installment of Behind The Label, but this go-round Kyle talks about about his Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award, style vs.confidence and his weakness for the Sartorialist.

by × February 1, 2011 × 0 comments
Behind The Label: Kyle Fitzgibbons | Native Son [Pt.I]

Behind The Label: Kyle Fitzgibbons | Native Son [Pt.I]

Kyle Fitzgibbons is perhaps one of the most intriguing menswear designers you’ve never heard of.

by × January 29, 2011 × 0 comments