Campaigns, Journal, Photography

Highs and Lows, Summer ’17 Lookbook

I’m finally getting around to upload this, but back in January, I was given creative freedom on another project to put together in 24 hours for Highs and Lows to showcase their Summer ’17 collection. I got in touch with two models, who happened to be a couple and I got Umairah Murtaza, an amazing photographer, […]

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Journal, Photography, Tokyo

Tokyo 17′ (Travel)

Finally getting around to uploading photo’s from Tokyo last April. Thousands of steps, 9 days of travel, 7 days on my own, 2 days with friends and a couple of photos saved. It was a city where you find yourself in so much awe of everything happening that you forget to even take pictures. But […]

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Film, Journal, Photography

Film. 07/06/17 (Photography)

I wanted to start shooting with film, I borrowed my friends Contax T2, I bought some film and this is my first roll. I’ll hopefully keep uploading every roll I get back so I can document it all. If you aren’t already shooting with film, do it, it’s a lot of fun. (Images are all […]

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Journal, Words

Fire with Fire. (A letter to America)

I woke up this morning and the first thing I saw was a video on the police victims of the Dallas shooting on Facebook. In turn I had to write something, because it really got to me and I couldn’t get back to sleep without saying something: “Fighting fire with fire will only set the world […]

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Journal

Streets of Pitti Uomo SS17

PITTI UOMO 90 Italy brings out the best of street style during Pitti Uomo. I’ve gone through and picked out some of my favourties from the streets of Florence. Will keep adding as I go so stay tuned.

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Journal, Words

Frank Ocean’s Statement on the Orlando Shooting

“I read in the paper that my brothers are being thrown from rooftops blindfolded with their hands tied behind their backs for violating sharia law. I heard the crowds stone these fallen men if they move after they hit the ground. I heard it’s in the name of God. I heard my pastor speak for […]

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Campaigns, Journal, Photography

Highs and Lows FW/16 Lookbook (Photography)

I styled, directed and photographed the lookbook and highlighted a series of hoodies, optioned in various tonal looks, and featuring Highs and Lows branding front and center. Showcasing their upcoming fall/winter collection, Highs and Lows are releasing a series of weekly lookbooks to promote the delivery. Here is the first installment.  

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Journal

My Apartamento: George Lois – NOWNESS

Inside the Greenwich pad of the revolutionary graphic designer and inspiration for Mad Men ” The latest subject of NOWNESS’s series with Apartamento magazine is celebrated art director and self-described “graphic communicator” George Lois. Known for designing 92 covers of men’s magazine Esquire during his ten-year tenure there, and working to create the iconic “I Want My […]

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Carhartt, Journal, Photography

Penfeild/Carhartt editorial (Photography)

Fitted and styled Matt for Highs and Lows in a look from Carhartt, Supply, Penfield & adidas. Outfit features the: Penfield Pac jac Overhead Jacket (Mount Lawley & Claremont) Supply store T-shirt (Mount Lawley & Claremont) Carhartt Cane Pant (Camo) (Claremont) adidas Stan Smith (White/Navy) (All stores

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Film/Documentary, Journal

“Principles of a Protagonist” by Willis Earl Beal – NOWNESS

The Multi-Talented Chicago Musician Willis Earl Beal Reveals an Introspective Animation (2013) “Avatars of Lionel Richie and President Barack Obama pop up in Willis Earl Beal’s animated exploration of everyday human values, trials and mediations, Principles of a Protagonist. Chicago-born Beal’s past lives include those of an army recruit and a night-shift security guard before […]

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Journal

Muhammad Ali

MUHAMMAD ALI REFUSES ARMY INDUCTION On April 28, 1967, boxing champion Muhammad Ali refuses to be inducted into the U.S. Army and is immediately stripped of his heavyweight title. Ali, a Muslim, cited religious reasons for his decision to forgo military service. Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., in Louisville, Kentucky, on January 14, 1942, the […]

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Audio, Journal

Sunday’s with The Internet

You’re beautiful You brighten up my day And when your skin touches mine I get goosebumps right away But you don’t even know Don’t even know, know I said you don’t even know Don’t even know, know (said you don’t even know) As usual I long your embrace I’m a fiend for your attention Yes […]

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Journal

Precinct 5, Patta’s smaller brother

I find myself constantly digging in the archives for inspiration, and came across this video of an interview with Malvin Wix, co-owner of Precint 5. For those of you who love streetwear and sneakers, you’d also be very familiar with heavyweights Patta from Amsterdam. Now for those who don’t know about Precint 5, I suggest you get familiar […]

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Journal, Music

Alwasta by Oddisee

Sudanese­-American hip­hop artist Oddisee’s new EP, “Al­Wasta,” takes its title from the Arabic colloquial term used to mean (to use colloquial English) “the plug.” The term “wasta” comes from the Arabic word “wasat,” meaning “middle” or “middleman,” and describes a member of the community who acts as a connector using their wealth of social currency. […]

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Journal

adidas Originals’ NMD_R1 “Vintage White.”

adidas Originals’ NMD_R1 “Vintage White.” releasing this Saturday, 28th of May. Not gonna’ lie, the adidas Originals NMD is arguably the best sneaker I’ve ever owned, I even called it last year as my top pick up in a recent post. Whenever aesthetic meets practicality, to me, it’s like the perfect continental roll, you know […]

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Audio, Journal

AFTA1 – “Gaze” (Live at the Loft)

This happened 4 years ago, I would have loved to have been there. The vibes were deep, it was a house party and this was the golden era of new age beats, early soulection days. Everything done, live from the Loft always came correct. Check out this performance, one of my favourite live shows performed […]

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