Just over a year ago I did a photo shoot for Locks Gear. Turns out a few of the shots were usable. So whilst I’ll never wear the above hat again (that pix is just for you), maybe in the future I’ll do more than just take snaps of my friends’ t-shirts.Read more "Live on Locks Gear"
Yesterday marked yet another strange turn in my ever increasingly spikey life. The Way of the TechGonzo is to experience as many aspects of something as possible, rather than just reporting as an Observer. Accordingly, not only have I been writing about fashion here and blogging it on StylishGent.. yesterday I took centre stage. Returning to something I […]Read more "Adventures in modelling"
Pattern Recognition – Chapter 29: Protocol His shoes are black four-eyelet DMs, the ur-Martens of the first decade of punk, long since de-recontextualized into the inexpensive everyman’s footwear they’d been designed to be. Dr. Martens: The postmen, factory workers and transport unions who had initially bought the boot by the thousand, were joined by rejects, […]Read more "Dr. Martens"
Between the recent minor internet war, as Joel Johnson tried to compare geeks and hipsters, and miss lizbt’s comments to me on the weekend, I’ve spent the last few days with a minor identity-crisis. Am I a geek, a hipster, something in between, or just me? And, of course (since it’s constantly on my mind, clearly), the […]Read more "Hipsters, techno-hipsters, being hip and Gibson’s characters"
Pattern Recognition – Chapter 23: Dickheads The rain has stopped but drops still fall from ledges and awnings, beading on the nylon of her new Rickson’s. Absently she reaches to touch the place where the tape should be, but it isn’t there. No hole. History erased via substitution of an identical object. Pattern Recognition – […]Read more "Buzz Rickson's"
CPU’s: Cayce Pollard Units by transceiverfrequency featuring black tops Pattern Recognition – Chapter 2: Bitch CPUs for the meeting, reflected in the window of a Soho specialist in mod paraphernalia, are a fresh Fruit T-shirt, her black Buzz Rickson’s MA-1, anonymous black skirt from a Tulsa thrift, the black leggings she’d worn for Pilates, black […]Read more "The Uniform"