Space Dirty Laundry

Space Dirty Laundry

Have you ever wondered how astronauts do their laundry up in space? Is there a cosmic laundromat that vacuum and wash it? In this post, we explore how much clothes the astronauts need and how they took care of their dirty laundry. Like us here on earth, astronauts work, exercise, and go to sleep....
Foraging in the Laotian Jungle

Foraging in the Laotian Jungle

The rich biodiversity in Laos’ mountainous jungle never cease to amaze me. From edible insects to wild greens, the forest is where Laotians source food to sustain their livelihood. Today let's hike with our fingers, through the lush terrain of Laos to forage for wild edibles and take a peek at how l…
Women's Pocket

Women's Pocket

Pocket has been around since the 17th century, though it was first adopted by men for safekeeping, it became a prominent part of women's clothing through time and world events. We look at how pockets found its way to women’s everyday wears into the flight suit of women. Before the invention of p...
Can we learn something from our deep-sea friends?

Can we learn something from our deep-sea friends?

There is so much we don’t know about the ocean, about 95% of it to give you an idea. For all we know aliens could be living below the surface. Some scientists are even suggesting that the best place to learn about extraterrestrial life is in our oceans. Personally, I couldn’t agree more as one of th…
The Counterculture Power of Paisley

The Counterculture Power of Paisley

In connection to LSD and the hippie movement of the 60s, the Paisley print tells us a story about finding meaning in life. The print’s blossoming swirls captured the third-eye of a counter-culture that was based on connecting oneself with the universe. In the early 60s, paisley became a sort of ‘a..…
The W'menswear Summer Sale

The W'menswear Summer Sale

The W’menswear Summer Sale is here! Take advantage of 20 - 40% off Spring Summer 20 Collection on our webstore. Summer is a wonderful time to carve funnest memories with love ones while exploring the great outdoor. Whether it’s following a trail, fishing in the lake or taking a dip in the ocean, t..…
Studio Visit to Troy O'Shea's Workshop in Sydney

Studio Visit to Troy O'Shea's Workshop in Sydney

In March this year, I went down to visit hat maker Troy O'Shea in his Sydney studio tucked away in the city's wholesale garment district, which was formerly an industrial area where many factories were fully functioning 50 years earlier. The area used to be home to the Globe Suitcase factory for le…
The Paddy Shirt

The Paddy Shirt

The earliest written record of Chinese buttons date back to Zhou Dynasty (1100 BC – 256 BC). It consists of a round button and loop, usually made with cotton cords using a Chinese Macrame technique. Through time, these buttons have made a distinct contribution to Chinese and Asian culture. It's comm…
Good 'Ol Whats-Her-Face

Good 'Ol Whats-Her-Face

As our community have struggled with the effects of the global pandemic, I have seen great impact on the artisans and family-owned garment suppliers. I value our relationship dearly. They breathe life into my ideas with wisdom and skills passed-down over generations, and I have the utmost respect.…
NEW PAPA NUI HATS HAVE LANDED

NEW PAPA NUI HATS HAVE LANDED

Land ahoy! New Papa Nui hats have been unloaded from the cargo and are now available at PTJ+S. Our favourite Aussie hat designer John Tesoriero (aka the Papa) who makes the most hard working hats in Japan and America has created some new styles for us based on deep research into authentic melon pro…
Kapital's

Kapital's "Flare Star"

“Flare Star”, the latest book by our friends Kapital, has been a long-awaited concept for designer Kiro Hirata and his photographer pal Eric Kvatek. Back in 2015, I first met the two, to work on a Kapital production in Thailand. The shoot was intended to be shot in Vietnam, but moved to Northern T…
W'menswear SS19 Pre-Order

W'menswear SS19 Pre-Order

Dear friends, Until next Wednesday 10th of October, we are taking pre-order requests on our W'menswear Spring Summer 19 collection, including the W'menswear x Yuketen 'Ponytail Shoe'. We will be running very limited numbers on the shoe collaboration, so your pre-order will guarauntee yourself...