Ponytail Journal

SNOW SPORTS / PTJ SUPPLIES CLOSET
a

This week I’m in Hokkaido, Northern Japan to explore the goodness to eat and experience that the end of winter brings.  The snow is starting to get heavy, the sun is coming out, and the smell of yaki niku (BBQ) can now penetrate a slightly more humid air.  I’m shooting, trying out new issue skis, … continue reading

BEEF GREEN CURRY WITH OKRA AND EGGPLANT.
ezgif.com-resize-8

  GET GOING!  DELICIOUSNESS AWAITS! P.S.  Find my quick smart recipe for GREEN CURRY PASTE here.

IN CONVERSATION / WORDS ON W’MENSWEAR & THE FUNNEST LIFE POSSIBLE
IMG_4896

My last few weeks have been really focused on looking at garments in their bare bones.  Like most good things, composition has a huge influence on the overall goodness.  Like how corn-starched gravy can never fool for a well reduced jus, fabricating a basic tee out of poor materials has the same effect on me.  Its colour won’t sing as … continue reading

URBAN CAMOUFLAGE / NIGEL CABOURN WOMAN SPRING SUMMER ’16
granite

Ponytail Journal brings you the freshest drop of tasty W’Menswear by Nigel Cabourn Woman for Spring Summer 2016.  Shop mens and women’s at Nigel Cabourn online or do yourself a favour and make a pilgrimage to one of The Army Gym stores in London or Japan.  It’s times like these where pictures truly say more than a thousand words, or … continue reading

FLASH DANCE THAI GREEN CURRY PASTE.
blogDSCF0970

There’s nothing to be afraid of when making your own curry paste.  To me, the best pastes are made by mortar and pestle because both chemically and emotionally food processors can’t compete with the fine work of our hands.  This recipe however is all about making things super speedy, so for what we lose from … continue reading

INSPIRATION 2015, NEW AND OLD FRIENDS / BY PONYTAIL PAL JOSEPH AU
ezgif.com-maker-23

The famed Inspiration show in Los Angeles dawned upon us for another year earlier this month. For those not familiar, it is a trade show/gathering/culture jam organised by Rin Tanaka who has penned some of the most comprehensive books on vintage clothing under his books My Freedamn. For two days every February some of the worlds most … continue reading

KIRO HIRATA & ERIC KVATEK’S #FUNNESTLIFEPOSSIBLE / PTJ FOR KAPITAL
ezgif.com-maker-22

A few weeks back I had the absolute pleasure of shooting with team Kapital for their upcoming campaign.  To say the least, I would sum it up as a week of rising in darkness, herding stubborn models, making cardboard props with new found friends, a lot of stupid jokes, a lot of delirious ranting, many bottles of … continue reading