Bamboo: A Poor Man’s Timber

Bamboo: A Poor Man’s Timber

If I had to choose just one plant to survive on an island, it would have to be bamboo. Yes, bamboo. Aside from being one of the oldest building materials, these leafy green poles have a Universe of uses far beyond chopsticks in Asian takeout. Today I’d like to take you up to the mountainous bamboo f…
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.…
For the love of Camo

For the love of Camo

A little love letter to the artisans who breathe life into my simple doodles. I often gasp at how their skills make beauty beyond my peanut brain can imagine. This W'menswear suit is the embodiment of everything I stand for. It’s made in traditional Kimono fabric, but camo in true W’menswear form...…
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…
Hard Hitting Gals Guide

Hard Hitting Gals Guide

Our latest style guide for Hard Hitting Gals lends itself to keeping that fire lit within during winter's coldest bite. Make way for our special mix of new gear and vintage in this Ponytorial featuring lots of our friends.
W'menswear x Yuketen

W'menswear x Yuketen "Tropical Jungle Blutchers"

It has been a challenging year for many producers around the world, with much uncertainty bringing factory shutdowns and production to a grinding hault. So every time we are able to release something special, made by people who love their craft, I am overwhelmed by gratitude and joy. There's no ex…
Behind The 'All-Girls League' Gear

Behind The 'All-Girls League' Gear

Today’s post is going to highlight the inspirational story behind the All-Girls League shirt. The ‘All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL)’ was a professional women’s baseball league established in 1943. The league was founded by Phillip K. Wrigley and existed until 1954. At the tim…

"TEKTITE IV" Spring Summer 20 1st Drop

TEKTITE II led by Marine biologist Sylvia Earle is part of the inspiration behind the W’Menswear Spring Summer 2020 collection, ‘Goodness may come from the Universe’s most unexpected places’ Each piece perfectly combines the influence of marine research with workwear. We invite you to submerge i...
The 2019 W'menwear Wish Book

The 2019 W'menwear Wish Book

Dear friends, As the year wraps up and fairy lights glitz our local stores and shopping malls, the team and I thought it would be groovy to recreate an original 1969 Sears Wish Book, their yearly mail-order catalogue that was actually separate from their official Christmas catalogue. However, we’..…