Last week I travelled to Roi Et in the North Eastern part of Thailand to develop special handwoven and naturally dyed fabrics for the next W'menswear winter 20 collection. Working with small cottage industries who keep tradition and an old way of life alive, impels me to do more. W'menswear is i.…
We are so proud of all of our W'menswear indigo products that are painstakingly hand stitched and dyed in natural indigo by our friends Anne and Serg of Slowstitch Studio in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. After studying a 3 year batchelor course in textile design, specialising in weaving, then w...
A ponytorial which is our very own shoutout to enjoying movement, friendship, and being consumed by the moment.
Over at our Ponytail Supplies store, we’ve fully stocked up on all the coziest, and hard working W’menswear schwagg for winter. Inspired by designer Lauren’s passion for slow-made textiles, and photographs of her British grandparents during World War II, the collection is intricately layered with research, developed for hard hitting gals of today. Browse the collection here
Along with the rains and the first blossoms of spring, a very salty new W’menswear delivery has just dropped at PTJ Supplies. We are so proud to be releasing many specialty products and garments this season, designed with the funnest purpose, and the most beautiful raw materials ! Take a look!
Trailing the buzz of last week’s Los-Angeles-centric vintage bonanza that is Inspiration and the Rose Bowl Flea, we asked our pal, favourite photographer, and PTJ wireman Eric Kvatek to give us a two part serving of vintage deliciousness.
On the radar this week, we are zooming into our friends at Heddels who produced a tasty studio visit to FDMTL in Tokyo. It’s interesting to watch indigo sprout, bloom, blossom, and start to decay throughout the world as we find ourselves meditating on workwear taking strides and lengths of time through a harsh trend-based landscape.
Adornment and functionality seem to be sartorial distinctions between mens and womenswear throughout history, though after WWII we saw a big transition of women into the manual workforce and military - one of our favourite periods in shirting history. Presenting the shirtiest editorial we’ve done.
Our pals The Hill-Side have teamed up with BUAISOU to produce a special, limited edition run of hand-dyed basics, in one of Buaisou’s methodically prepared vats of 100% natural plant indigo - achieving a deep, luminous "Japan Blue" color.
We tried and tested the 4 most curious t-shirts on the market to bring you ’Ponytail’s Global Summer 16 T-Shirt Review’ for all creatures great and small.
History is what inspires and informs who we are here at Ponytail Journal. It guides us forwards, inspires us to create, and perhaps gives us space to revisit our own identity. This week’s w’menswear editorial is much a reflection of history’s greatness that we strive to keep alive. The setting is much inspired by early portraiture that characterised early photography where thought, consideration, styling and the preciousness of each shot were made it special.
Last week saw more hashtag menswear around Paris and online. Parts are still trickling down the web at the moment. Buyers, press, and internet famous dudes flew in to see next season goodness like technical gear, rare weaves, interesting colour ways, and what kind of flavour the future market will be. Here I scouted some of my nerdy favourites from the MAN show, because to be honest it was a stand out in terms of curated coolness. My eye-popping, jaw dropping finds were published on GQ.com for y’all to take in.