A REFLECTION OF NOWNESS, AND WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2016.

A REFLECTION OF NOWNESS, AND WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2016.

We look back on 2015 from how the internet has changed our social behaviour, to the way we do business, and project our thoughts on how trend will be a vanishing elephant in the future. Lauren reflects on some REAL sugar-donuts that she thinks will define who we are in the year to come.
EXPERIENCE AT ITS BEST / ADEYAKA

EXPERIENCE AT ITS BEST / ADEYAKA

Adeyaka is a special way of appreciating life; may it be the grace of form, or a simple moment in time. Its the Japanese art of living through experience, and Sylwia Plaza explains how it works.
THE ZEN-EST FACE CARE WE HAVE OUR EYE ON.

THE ZEN-EST FACE CARE WE HAVE OUR EYE ON.

We’ve been searching the wildest corners of the earth for some really fresh skincare - made by folks who take pride in living on this planet and all the touch-y, feel-y, smell-y, weirdness that comes with existence. Most of all, we think that you need to know why we are so enthusiastic about businesses with refreshingly strong core values who are re-defining our idea of luxury today. Meet some of the great team players who are pushing through with some wonderfully natural skin care that draw us into much peace and love.
BUSINESS. [ CONNECTING FOUNDERS ON LADY POWER SOUP ]

BUSINESS. [ CONNECTING FOUNDERS ON LADY POWER SOUP ]

Connecting Founders, a platform supporting women entrepreneurs in Asia, panned the spotlight onto Ponytail Journal this week. Lauren shared her story, inspiration, and aspiration with them as we move forward into better business practice for the future. This is her advice for anyone who is thinking about starting up [ much business ]
ERIC + LAUREN DO BOOT CAMP / VOGUE

ERIC + LAUREN DO BOOT CAMP / VOGUE

Here are Ponytail tried and tested regimes by healthy, fit, and rad women on the internet who have shown us how to be energised and totally body-proud. At the end of the day, style is about this invisible juju that you radiate, rather than an aesthetic rule to stress about.

MUSIC FOR DREAMERS / PONYTAIL MIXTAPES

New York Filmmaker Bank Tangjaitrong puts together the dreamiest sound waves from his most treasured films for the latest Ponytail Journal audio experience. It has us floating in the saltiest water.

WELCOME TO OUR BANGKOK. / ONE YOUNG WORLD SUMMIT

This week we welcome the world’s pearls of wisdom into the Kingdom of Thailand for the 2015 One Young World summit, an organisation that voices young peace makers, environmentalists, sustainable business advocates, and delegates of equality on a global stage. It comes at a time where the world is seeking freedom, comfort, answers, and guidance after recent terror attacks and the overwhelming number of refugees seeking hope, yet the message is simple: live life with the freedom that we are entitled to.
LYN AND TONY DO ‘SCENTED INTOXICATION’ / TOTAL IMMERSION

LYN AND TONY DO ‘SCENTED INTOXICATION’ / TOTAL IMMERSION

Introducing, ’Scented Intoxication’, by Lyn and Tony at the Australian Design Centre. A splendid evolution of their work shooting balmy skinned nudes in the bizarre Australian landscape, to hand making wearable objects that lead you on a smoke trail around the outback by texture and materials. More recently, their play with rawness like repurposed leather impregnated with smell, has made way for full-immersion-scale-strangeness. Win.
KIWI IN KYOTO / HAYAKAWA CUTLERY VISIT

KIWI IN KYOTO / HAYAKAWA CUTLERY VISIT

PTJ pal Kiwi travels to Kyoto in search for perfection, and gathers her precious thoughts on everyday thoughtlessness that has made us wasteful 22nd century-ers. She also goes to a sweet knife shop to nerd out on blades.
8 TIPS FOR THE DREADED FIRST DATE / PTJ X GQ

8 TIPS FOR THE DREADED FIRST DATE / PTJ X GQ

We’ve started a new segment at GQ Thailand that’s all about manners. They’re probably things you already know, but perhaps need a little reminder about from time to time. First base, we’re covering the topic of "the first date".