Sunday, 30 January 2011


Beams Plus playful attitude towards vintage Americana is showcased in a great accessory this spring. The camouflage fabric is lightweight and easy to wear as a bow tie, mixing in an unexpected bit of military to a more preppy outfit.

Made in Japan

Saturday, 29 January 2011


This was a little too close for my taste. Laura took these pics from our balcony.

Fox River Mills Wool Ragg Gloves

Fox River Mills Wool Ragg Gloves.
Knit in the USA, finished in Haiti by Fox River Caribe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fox River.

The Original.

Dr. J

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Red Bull Illume

Red Bull Illume is the world’s premier action and adventure sports photography competition.

Sunday, 16 January 2011

The Perfect Shoe

Visvim Patrician WT Folk. I really can't find anything I would change on this shoe (apart from the price).

Saturday, 15 January 2011

The Oversized Bag

photo by Tommy Ton

Herschel Supply Co. America Mountain Bag

I like the oldschool leather details mixed with the technical padded straps and laptop pocket. It costs much less than you would expect. Get it through End Clothing.

Friday, 14 January 2011

Forbidden combinations?

Sartorial guy meets skateboarding.

Paul Smith - Naked Lady

The Naked Lady is one of Paul Smith’s most iconic designs, originally developed by Archie Dickins, a British greeting card and later pin-up artist who was born in Balham, London in June 1907.

Archie painted private works from the 1940’s until his death in 2004 and he was in his 90’s when Paul Smith commissioned the ‘lady with phone’ which was Archie’s first commission for a fashion house. The naked lady was inspired by the Vegas girls painted onto US Airforce bomber planes to bring the pilots good luck, and also Congressmen, who would have the girls stitched and sewn inside their ties. More recently the former Prime Minister Tony Blair had the naked lady on the cuffs of his shirt.

While the ‘lady with phone’ is the most iconic design, Paul Smith selects seasonal naked ladies each season from Archie’s archive, with the cowgirl and blonde naked lady chosen for Spring/Summer 11.

@ Pitti Uomo, Florence

The bistecca alla fioretina. 600 grams

Sunday, 2 January 2011

Surfers in New York??

In addition to obviously selling surf gear, Saturdays Surf NYC also stocks some nice clothing brands like Spring Court footwear and Levi's Vintage Clothing. Am I the only one that finds a surf shop in Manhattan a bit weird? To me it's like selling snowboards in Jamaica.

But, truth be told, here in Amsterdam we also have more than three snowboard shops, and believe me, we definitely don't have any mountains in the Netherlands.

A Happy Family

3D, Illustrations, Paintings, Graphic Design etc. Meet creative collective A Happy Family.

Style Icon: Hiroki Nakamura

Founder of Visvim.