Ponytail Journal

THE EDWARDIAN POLISH / STILL LIFE FROM THE GORE HOTEL, LONDON
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The Gore. / 190 Queen’s Gate, Kensington, London / Shot on location with a Fuji X10 /

THE P.T.J. W’MENSWEAR DAY-GUIDE TO LONDON
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One day in London?  Here’s a walking tour of W’Menswear goodness, but don’t expect to see any Beefeaters!  Here are some of my favourite stores and spots in the Covent Garden area of London.  You can follow this quick guide (in order) to see what it’s all about around town, then you might like to … continue reading

PUMPKIN IN SALTY SWEET COCONUT / PTJ’S TASTIEST LIFE POSSIBLE
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I’m seeing lots of pumpkins around.  In huge bins outside of supermarkets, decorating bars, and adorning cafes.  Who ever decided it was ‘a thing’ to carve faces into this beautifully bright winter squash and stick a candle into it’s newly hollowed centre is a genius in my books.  What’s there not to like about a … continue reading

THE AUTUMN BLAZER / W’MENSWEAR IN OXFORD
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To me, the three-buttoned blazer is a wardrobe staple, just as much as good tinned tomatoes are to the pantry.  It’s something you can pair with a plain shirt and some comfy bottoms to give you a not-too-overdressed-yet-very-smart looking ensemble.  I like to do up the middle button, not the top or bottom, and let a … continue reading

CLASSIC LAMINGTONS FILLED WITH JAM / PTJ’S TASTIEST LIFE POSSIBLE
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It’s my birthday today, and this year I thought I would change up the cake situation with some classic Aussie lamingtons.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with these furry looking morsels, they are something you must try if you ever find yourself down under, or just give them a try at home.  Picture, … continue reading

HIS & HERS, HERS & HIS, AT THE STANDARD STORE / #FUNNESTLIFEPOSSIBLE FILES
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The Standard Store is on my list of top stores Down Under.  This is because owners Nicola & Orlando Reindorf know what’s good in the W’Menswear department, but also because I am fundamentally in love with the idea of ‘His & Hers’, I’m not saying that The Standard Store is one of those matching couple … continue reading

INTERIOR / A PHOTO ESSAY IN STILLNESS OF THE EARLY MORNING, AMSTERDAM
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This house built in 1632, is in the heart of Amsterdam, 9 Streets / Shot with a Fuji x10 / Live in this space here via airbnb /