startupquote:

If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go with mine.
- Jim Barksdale, Netscape

startupquote:

If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go with mine.

- Jim Barksdale, Netscape

beyondfabric:

A different perspective: the Hoodie

A while back I posted about London-based L’Estrange and its unique take on a classic garment, which has earned an ill reputation during the course of recent years: the Hoodie. The common (mislead) association with an underground urban culture, has removed this timeless piece from the list of essentials for many men out there, apart from sports or other relaxed occasions. This misconception has led to a point where its preppy/Ivy League associations have fallen into oblivion.

Thankfully, upgraded interpretations in recent collections, such as this one from L’Estrange, have been slowly changing the panorama and reintroducing the Hoodie to its rightful place. This version in particular, features a wide range of superb details that make it appropriate and versatile enough to sport on several occasions: the slimmer, fitted silhouette breaks down its sporty essence, a contrast inner lining in striped oxford cloth conveys a refined feel, structured hood and back yoke, metal finishings on the drawstrings transpire quality and finally, the addition of 3 additional pockets set it apart from the rest, namely due to the introduction of a chest pocket. The latter is a brilliant detail that makes a world of a difference, allowing you to deliver some extra panache simply by flipping the inner lining inside out, or by sporting your favorite pocket square.

All combined, this Hoodie is much more an alternative to a knitted jacket, than a sporty all-rounder. Although it’s a perfect piece for layering purposes, here I wore it as outerwear to really showcase its full potential. The striped lining called for a neutral background, hence the white OCBD, while the wine shade worked beautifully with dark grey trousers and burgundy boots. The plaid wool tie and felt fedora subtly picked up the remaining tones of the look.

Details: oxford lined hoodie by L’Estrange, oxford button down by Ralph Lauren, trousers by Boglioli, boots by Buttero, vintage hat and wool tie, dyi bracelets.

Model and Styling: Miguel Amaral Vieira

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Imagine that you were an idiot. And then imagine that you were a member of Congress. Wait a minute…I repeated myself.
Mark Twain (via deadpresidents)
ilovecharts:

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Y’it’s been!

ilovecharts:

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Y’it’s been!

humansofnewyork:

"You know how most parents eventually get to the place where they say: ‘May not have been what I was hoping for, but this is who my kid is.’? Well, my dad never got there."

humansofnewyork:

"You know how most parents eventually get to the place where they say: ‘May not have been what I was hoping for, but this is who my kid is.’? Well, my dad never got there."

humansofnewyork:

"I’ve been working for 45 years, and so has my wife. But we have no money. You know why? Because my five kids have two bachelor’s, a master’s, and two doctorate degrees. They are my wealth."

humansofnewyork:

"I’ve been working for 45 years, and so has my wife. But we have no money. You know why? Because my five kids have two bachelor’s, a master’s, and two doctorate degrees. They are my wealth."

fastcompany:

How Blue Apron Helps Aspiring Home Cooks Get Their Chef On

Subscription service Blue Apron helps you get a homemade dinner on the table in a flash. But its bigger creative vision, says chef Matthew Wadiak, is inspiring home cooks to constantly expand their repertoire.

mostlysignssomeportents:

mslorelei:

The most dangerous neighborhood in NYC. And how to tell which guys are probably criminals.

thesoil:

Holy shit

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Bullets are not worth considering. Besides I am so conceited that I do not think the Gods would create so potent a being for so prosaic an ending.

Winston Churchill, 21 years old, in a letter to his mother after his first experience of being shot at in combat, 1895

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prepaidafrica:

The Eiffel Tower has been lit up in the colors of the South African flag in memory of Nelson Mandela.
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prepaidafrica:

The Eiffel Tower has been lit up in the colors of the South African flag in memory of Nelson Mandela.

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