THE PONYTAIL SHOW: YUMIKO SAKUMA

My friend Yumi in New York inspires me very much. She has a keen eye for emerging cultures and a good compass for navigating the world's ever-changing behaviour. I like how she asks what of change means for us regular folk, and with that curious mind of hers, she has even brought cross-cultural ta…

The Ponytail Show: John Dennis

Today on the show we're looking at the world through John Dennis' glasses. His creative Universe, 'Sam Roberts LA' was named after his son. John's world is a rich spectrum of found objects, given new life by his team of artisans in California. His tools are relics from the past: counter cultures.…

The Ponytail Show: Eric Kvatek

Today on the show I'm chatting to my photographer buddy Eric Kvatek about his recent travels to Southeast Asia for W'menswear and Kapital; his early work as a photojournalist; zombie apocalypse escape plans; and the creative process. You can see Eric's work here. Also, shoutout to E.L. Mahon fo...

The Ponytail Show: Nigel and Sophie Cabourn

This week I started a new podcast called The Pontail Show and couldn't be happier to kick it off with my first guests Nigel and Sophie Cabourn over in Newcastle. The idea behind the podcast is really 'Seeing the world through a new pair o glasses', the show's slogan. I want to show the world not..…
12 Hours in Saigon with Kiro and Eric.

12 Hours in Saigon with Kiro and Eric.

Welcome to the second rendition of our Saigon series, with special guests, Kiro Hirata and Eric Kvatek! This chapter, we stop for a hearty breakfast, visit the army surplus market, and take a moment to reflect on the terrible wars that held Vietnam captive for decades. For me Vietnam is a gat...
Krazy Horses in South Dakota

Krazy Horses in South Dakota

For Kapital’s FW19 collection, Kiro wanted to shoot in the US, in the Black Hills of South Dakota. This is a very beautiful mountain range with historic sites like Mount Rushmore, Sturgis and the town of Deadwood. I was slightly familiar with the area as my father drove us there in 1986. Deadwood..…
PONYTAIL 5TH ANNIVERSARY ART CONTEST Winners!

PONYTAIL 5TH ANNIVERSARY ART CONTEST Winners!

Hello friends, I would like to extend a huge thank you from myself and the honored judges to everyone who submitted their artworks to the Ponytail 5th Anniversary Art Contest. We had such a blast reviewing all of the works, and all of the judges found it very tough to choose the winning contestan..…
The Good Living Support Group

The Good Living Support Group

One crucial element of good living that we have mostly cast aside is the idea of getting to know ourselves. For me, the concept of getting to know the 'how, what and why' of our motivation in life, is the foundation of our human experience. The quality of our personal and public life, as well as o…
THE JOY OF SUN SALUTATIONS WITH YUKI.

THE JOY OF SUN SALUTATIONS WITH YUKI.

This is an exploration of that yucky business called anxiety and how to set yourself on a beautiful, yet mysterious pathway to self exploration with yoga. Ponytail friend and yogi Yuki Matsui will guide you through a sun salutation: the start-line to the most powerful tool to self recognition, and self acceptance.
FOR THE BIRDS.

FOR THE BIRDS.

This week we welcome a newcomer in retail, Tom Clothes and Goods out of Los Angeles who have just set up shop online with prospects of a brick and mortar storefront in the sunny region. Stocking W’menswear and some really interesting brands for a product savy lady, we’ve got our eye her growing curatorial list. Today we’re getting cozy with founder Arielle Ackerman, and taking stock of her shiny new retail (ad)venture.
(RE)VISION SOCIETY ARE MAKING VERY CLEVER CLOTHES.

(RE)VISION SOCIETY ARE MAKING VERY CLEVER CLOTHES.

We’re catching up with (re)vision society co-founder Stacey who is road testing a new concept that she likes to call Clever Clothing, a new venture for the label who have collaborated with the public to solve the huge issue of inefficiency and waste in the garment industry.
MARK AND ALAN’S FUNNEST LIFE POSSIBLE

MARK AND ALAN’S FUNNEST LIFE POSSIBLE

At Ponytail Journal we sometimes get the chance to cross paths with people who are so impassioned by their work that we are, in turn, compelled to take a snapshot. It was clear after meeting Mark Cho and Alan See, co-founders of The Armoury, that we had to take that snapshot not only of this enchanting world of menswear they have helped build upon, but the story behind it.