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A Modernist in Suburbia: Architect Kenneth Wood

By Travis McHenry | June 27, 2013

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architect kenneth wood

Supported by the Kingston University and funded by the AHRC, this short film documents the work of Architect Kenneth Wood. This film begins by featuring some of his work that has been created during his travels around the world. He also speaks to his time as a designer. This handcrafted and detailed documentary by Gilly Booth is both exciting and inspiring. Let us know what your thoughts about his work in the comments below. Read More

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Style File: Gitman Vintage x The Hill-Side

By Travis McHenry | June 20, 2013

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hickorees

In this new column by writer Travis McHenry, we take a look at some lifestyle brands making their mark on the menswear scene and the story behind the style.

The recent collaboration between Gitman Vintage and The Hill-Side is by far one of the most exciting menswear releases this year. This collection of goods combines style, prints and patterns with modern tailored fits. The Hill-Side are fabric and pattern masters with Gitman Vintage being a constant source for quality shirts; with this kind of cred this collection of shirts is going to be one of the best things that happens to men’s wardrobes this summer. This collection is out now, which means that you can check your local shop or purchase online here. Read More

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VIDEO: “Yes, Chef” B-Sides on Harlem Style

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | April 9, 2013

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Having lived in Harlem for over 10 years, I’ve seen the changes that have descended upon this neighborhood. Stores have gone up, and Lenox Lounge has come down. Restaurants have been pushed out and boutiques have thrived. Where there are complaints of gentrification, there’s a fierce  attitude to hold on to the history. But always and forever, Harlem is always about style. Check out the latest video for “Yes, Chef” B-Sides, taped at Harlem Haberdashery.  Read More

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From Pastry to “Poetik” Designs

By Diamond Bradley | July 24, 2012

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Nicklaus Jones, Founder of Poetik Designs

At first glance, one does not see a former pastry chef clothed in a blue blazer, loafers and bowtie.  But, that’s who you’re looking at.

Mr. Nicklaus Jones, Mississippi native and founder of graphic apparel line Poetik Designs remembers the days of being on the line at four-star NYC restaurant Le Cirque, where he’d left after one year for two main reasons.  One, the chef’s uniform didn’t allow him to show his individuality in his dress, and two, it just wasn’t what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.

Mr. Jones, a vegetarian, left Le Cirque after a year to focus on his passion.  He wants to make Read More

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Whether it’s finding the best goat tacos in LA, spotting a well-worn vintage bag in Sweden, or interviewing the “crab man” selling seafood on a corner in Harlem, we tell stories seen from Chef Marcus Samuelsson‘s point of view. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More

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