Ponytail Journal

CURRY & RICE ETIQUETTE, MYANMAR.
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My first visit to Myanmar happened a good ten years back when the country had just opened itself to a limited number of foreigners per year.  I went with my family and we did a very organised tour from south to north on a boat.  You heard a lot less french being spoken at sight … continue reading

W’MENSWEAR IN THE JAM FACTORY
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This month welcomes the brand spankin’ new first edition of The Jam Factory Magazine.  It was really swell to style and be shot for their cover and feature inside, decorated like a christmas tree in my favourite caps, bits and bobs.  Bangkok folks, grab a copy all around town.  The paper feels real special. COVER … continue reading

INDIGO YO / PTJ SUPPLIES CLOSET
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HOW TO WEAR IT / Ridley Linen Shirt + Havaianas + 45rpm Indigo Aloha Pants + Mark Richards Military Cap

BURMESE CHICKEN CURRY.
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THIS IS HOW YOU MAKE CURRY GOODNESS /

THE BURMESE STYLE GUIDE
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Photo essay shot by Ponytail Journal & Face Hunter / Myanmar. HAND PAINTED / THAT JUMPER / THATCHING / OPEN AIR MARKET BARBER / VIBRANT HILL TRIBE HEADWEAR / THIS GUY. IN LONGYI / THESE CAN ALSO BE WORN AS BACKPACK OR ON THE HEAD / NEW / OLD / FISH ON / THAT HAT … continue reading

HOW TO POLISH SILVER WITH SOAP NUT.
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This past week I was travelling around Myanmar, looking at the wonderful style that locals wear without care, and feasting on some of the tastiest curries in the world.  Up in the mountain region of Inle, I went to many textile factories and silversmiths to see how things were done, and I can honestly say … continue reading

MUCH GIVE-AWAY!
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Christmas comes early to PTJ readers with our pals at The Hill-Side! We’re running a delicious competition to see you in your finest.  Simply follow @thehill_side and @ponytailjournal on Instagram and post a picture of your best PTJ style (it’s completely open to your own interpretation, the wilder the better in my books!) …Just make … continue reading