Saturday, April 30, 2011

Good Day to Dye : The Hill-Side for Koninginnedag.

Koninginnedag, or Queen's Day, a national day of saamhorigheid, is being celebrated in the Netherlands today. Our man Sandy Corsillo from the Hill-Side is in Amsterdam and in preparation for his trip, hand-dyed Hill-Side white selvedge the traditional orange worn by revelers. Done on a recent warm spring day on the roof of Hickoree's HQ in Brooklyn. God Speed, Sandy.

Friday, April 29, 2011

The Map : UNIONMADE, Santa Monica, CA.

Todd Barket and Carl Chiara, the good people behind UNIONMADE, arguably one of (if not the) best men's shop's in the country have recently opened the doors to their second shop in Santa Monica.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Agenda : Antony Crook / The Land at Nepenthes.

Photographer and good pal Antony Crook, (The Rig Out, the last Hill-Side lookbook and video) hangs a series of photos at the Nepenthes store. Opening reception Thursday the 28th, 7-9p. Also, some guy named Mark will be trying to sell shoes upstairs.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Modern Man : Glenn O'Brien.

Cultural icon, he of TV Party, the style guy, personal hero Glenn O'Brien(whom I had the very good fortune of selling a vintage chore jacket to at this past Pop-Up Flea) gives Life&Times a look at the art hanging in his home and talks style as only the style guy can. His book, 'How to be a Man' is out April 26th, published by Rizzoli. Video via Life&Times.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

R.I.P. Tim Hetherington.

Hetherington, 'a conflict photographer who was a director and producer of the Afghan war documentary “Restrepo,” was killed in the besieged city of Misurata, Libya, on Wednesday, and three photographers working beside him were wounded, one fatally, when they came under fire at the city’s front lines. Chris Hondros of the Getty Images photo agency died later of devastating brain trauma. Guy Martin, who was filing photographs to the Panos agency, suffered a severe pelvic wound.The fourth photographer, Michael Christopher Brown, suffered shrapnel wounds to his left shoulder, but his life was not in danger.'
...The rest of the NYTimes article

Saturday, April 16, 2011


ost images from the intensively cataloged repository of most every ad or photo that I taped to my wall as a teenager, The Chrome Ball Incident. If you grew up on a skateboard, click over there pronto and behold.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The (Spring) Board : Early Season Stoke, pt. I.

A pictorial guide to a proper and stylish start to Spring.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Hankering For : A Crepe (Sole).

TRÈS BIEN SHOP serves up crepe just in time for Spring. Soles that is. Whether paired with suede or chromexcel, they've got some great make-ups in store presently. Quoddy, Yuketen, Our Legacy and some terrific looking exclusives with man of the moment, Mr. McNairy. Below, my pick of the litter. Click over to TBS for a gander at the rest.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Head to Toe : Early Spring.

From the Inbox : OiPolloi's Pica~Post.

The guys at Oi Polloi were kind enough to send over a copy of their latest printed matter, Pica~Post (Tales, facts, clobber and chatter). It's an interesting, illustrated take on the Deck Out (illustrations by Ben Lamb) from their site followed by some interesting, well-considered, amusing articles. Have a closer look. And stay tuned for info on the forthcoming Rig Out. I've heard things are well afoot.