Monthly Archives: April 2010

A Derby Standard: The Mint Julep.

Growing up in the South, I’ve had one or two of these. If you’re going to be watching the most exciting two minutes in sports this weekend(more on this to come), get soused accordingly. LeNell Smothers, Southerner and former proprietress … Continue reading

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The Radiant Child: Jean-Michel Basquiat. was a hero of mine when I was younger. His work made me want to be a painter. Tamra Davis filmed Basquiat throughout the 80’s and interviewed him in 1986, at the height of his career, just two years … Continue reading

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Spotted over at a Secret Forts daily read, The Scout, is OMFG&Co. or The Official Manufacturing Company, a design collective comprised of three former Wieden+Kennedy and Ace Hotel-ers. In their words: “The Official Manufacturing Company is Mathew Foster, Fritz Mesenbrink … Continue reading

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In the Air: Head to Toe, Spring.

*Vintage BSA Rucksack(LA Flea Market)*Canon SD780/ACL&Co. sm zipper bag/Pentel auto pencil*Field Notes/ACL&Co Cigarette pouch*Timex easy reader/Postalco notebook/Parker Jotter*Striped Oxford Cloth 5 panel cap*Ray Ban Wayfarers*Velva Sheen Pocket Tee*Wrangler jean jacket*Apolis plaid camp shirt*Billykirk zipper wallet*Leather Man LTD ring belt*Case Sod … Continue reading

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How a Wanderer is Made: Duluth Pack, Since 1882.

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HOME AND AWAY: CHRIS MILLIMAN + FREEMAN TRANSPORT. buddy Ben at Freeman Transport sent over this preview of images, all shot by Chris Milliman documenting a few days in Ben’s life. “Through two distinct shoots, and over a period of three months, photographer Chris Milliman worked with … Continue reading

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I’ve enjoyed reading the Q&A series over at FREE/MAN for a while. It’s a good site and run by a good dude. So when Darian asked if I was game for it, I said “fire away”. The result is up … Continue reading

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