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...
Re-kindle friendship in 2020

Re-kindle friendship in 2020

Hey friends, I'd like to make my first post of 2020 a reflection on the past year and what I would like to work towards in the new year. 2019 felt like a dutch oven of chaos, heating within its scorching walls. With much political, economic, and environmental uncertainty - Brexit, Trump orderin..…
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..…
Maple Store do W'menswear

Maple Store do W'menswear

Our pals at Maple Store in Sydney's indie suburb of Newtown, have been working hard on bringing great Aussie and international brands to the local scene. A family owned business, these guys have been purveyors of quality mens and womenswear for 16 years since 2003. These guys bring a mix of tr...
Kapital's 'Denim Bauhaus' Book Launch

Kapital's 'Denim Bauhaus' Book Launch

This Sunday 14th of October, our pals Eric Kvatek and Kiro Hirata will be throwing a book release party at The Window in LA for their latest book, Denim Bauhaus for Kapital. If that sentence made any sense to you, you'd probably be the kind of person who would also find much joy in a little previe…
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..…
IN THE STUDIO WITH BOSHKA

IN THE STUDIO WITH BOSHKA

Today I have the pleasure of introducing a very hard hitting gal Boshka Grygoriew Alvy; illustrator, tattoo artist, painter, and penpal of mine for a good 4 years now. Inspired by Nepalese and Tibetan art, I was instantly an admirer of Boshka's work when I came across her on the internet. Her lo..…
CROWLEY VINTAGE & ANTIQUES, BROOKLYN.

CROWLEY VINTAGE & ANTIQUES, BROOKLYN.

Passion and obsession are words commonly thrown around when describing hunters and collectors of vintage clothing and antiquities. It's down right difficult to avoid it. Trying to describe Sean Crowley without using them would in fact be nearly impossible. Sean Crowley's obsession for vintage Brit..…