August 9, 2018
Art Dad Style: Geoff McFetridge
Geoff McFetridge is one of those culturally omnipresent artists who, if you don’t know him, you probably know his work….
July 10, 2017
Ever wonder what your clothes would look like disassembled? If you’ve ever flipped through a tailoring book (this is a…
June 6, 2017
Arts And Craft: Celia Pym’s Darned Sweaters
Check out this cool Norwegian sweater, which is a finalist in the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize competition and on display…
October 7, 2016
Ed Ruscha gets his suits made for him at Huntsman, but he’s the one who gets to design the linings….
June 13, 2016
Labeling Beauty: The Work Of Joy Pitts
Some people resist labeling, but Joy Pitts has made a career out of it. The British artist recycles clothing labels…
May 5, 2016
The Case For Color: The Style Of David Hockney
You can steal wholesale from some style icons: McQueen’s sweatshirts, Dean’s jeans, Connery’s suits. But from others, you only hope…
March 16, 2016
The Allure Of A Painted Motorcycle Jacket
Jesse recently asked our Twitter followers what they’d like to see on the blog and the consensus seemed to be:…
January 14, 2016
When You Arrange, You Fail: Style And The Art Of Fairfield Porter
If that seems like the start of an interminable essay, don’t worry; I mostly want to post some of Mr….
September 16, 2015
Artist Geoff McFetridge On Style And DIY Pants
Artist Geoff McFetridge on style and DIY pants, via GQ: I’m really specific about the clothes I wear. It matters…
June 9, 2015
Suit As A Canvas: Kehinde Wiley’s Awesome Tailoring
You know artist Kehinde Wiley’s work when you see it: vividly toned portraits of people of color in classical settings…
April 19, 2015
Toward A Shoe Abstraction
Artist Ellsworth Kelly’s studio shoes–appear to be camp moccs, much like this you can buy from makers like Quoddy. In…
October 16, 2014
A bittersweet story in The New York Times recently. Textile historian Terry Satsuki Milhaupt was almost finished with her book…
September 7, 2014
Frank O’Hara: Poet, Critic, New Yorker, OCBD Wearer.
Frank O’Hara: poet, critic, New Yorker, OCBD wearer. His poem [THE CLOUDS GO SOFT] also appears in a Jasper Johns…
June 30, 2014
Dead Men’s Patterns
Want to start your week with something morbid? Hormazd Narielwalla is an artist that makes collages from bespoke tailoring patterns…
May 2, 2013
Oh Dang, Supreme.
Oh dang, Supreme. You just got ethered by legendary artist Barbara Kruger, from whom you stole much of your steez….