On Lika: Orange jumpsuit by Lako Bukia. Necklace by Atelier Marta. Rings by Eka Samkharadze, chunky cardigan by Bulli.

Don’t Underestimate the Locals

Because they sometimes have more talent and imagination than the people you work with every day. Take Gregory Devejiev for example, a fiery, chain smoking Georgian man with a big mustache, a zealous Canon camera and enough energy to light… READ MORE

December 3, 2015 / 5 Comments

The Dirty Truth about “Free Range” Chickens and Their Eggs

If you’ve watched the John Oliver episode about the chicken farmers, you will undoubtedly remember the horrible statistics and unjust circumstances they are dealing with. According to Michael Welch, the President of Harrison Poultry, the chicken production has doubled in… READ MORE

October 1, 2015 / 9 Comments

The Secret to Building a Vintage Empire

The serendipitous story of Eric Eriksson’s legacy begins in Smålandstenar, a pint-sized village surrounded by a deep and dark forrest in the middle of 1930s Sweden. Eric was a shoe cobbler with big dreams and a less-than-provincial spirit. On one of his errands to a nearby town… READ MORE

September 29, 2015 / 1 Comment

Why I am Leaving New York

Ahem, I have a few announcements! First I simply want to say how much fun I had on the Best Coast. I didn’t do anything remotely taxing, on my body, nor my brain. I spent my days waking up (that took… READ MORE

September 2, 2015 / 28 Comments

How I Got Hooked on Sap

I’m gonna keep this real simple. This post is about sap. That’s right: sap. A sap that comes from an ancient plant and has magical powers. It has the ability to come back to life, even after ten years of near death…. READ MORE

August 13, 2015 / 3 Comments

The Kids of Chongwe

Football is big in Zambia. Even if you had been sleeping under a rock and weren’t aware that the national team won the Africa Cup in 2012, Lusaka’s street style image should exhibit a clean and sound obsession. The green and… READ MORE

August 4, 2015 / 10 Comments

Animate Your World

Perhaps the 90s norm core tradition trickles down to your underwear. What are you wearing? Engine red, lace thongs? Padded push-up bras? Still? I really don’t think it’s about that anymore. In my generous opinion, feelings of comfort account for a… READ MORE

July 28, 2015 / 1 Comment

Can I Dress You this Weekend?

If you’re a fashion designer or a hardcore vintage aficionado you have either worked with Paradox or hopelessly hankered for their closet. They are a “Vintage Archive of Garments and Textiles – styling service and design inspiration source of fabric manipulations, prints, and silhouettes… READ MORE

June 29, 2015 / 2 Comments