Three Things to Inspire Your Weekend
- Kempt Staff
The weekend is coming.
The weekend is coming.
Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.
The best and worst grooming moments from Coachella, checking in on the One Night Stand Heard ‘Round the World, a low country oyster roast and… »
Pharrell, Put This On, Coachella, MTV, GQ
Coachella kicks off this weekend, so escape to the desert with us as we relish in the festivities...»
André 3000. André Benjamin. Possum Jenkins.
The man has gone by many names and worn many hats over the years (both figuratively and literally). And now that he’s reuniting with his better rap half to kick off Outkast’s long-awaited reunion tour this weekend at Coachella, we though it prudent to take an analytical eye to the man who has served as the group’s stylistic compass over the past 20 years (yes, really), six albums and countless suspenders.
We map the spectacularly singular style arc of the one and only André 3000.»
Green Thumb: Everything you need to know about tending your garden—or planting your first—according to Men’s Journal.
Flying Coach: If our guide to staying cool at Coachella wasn’t enough, Four Pins has some advice on not being a “dickbag” at the show.
Return of the Mac: Details chats up Mick Fleetwood on their latest tour and what the sexiest Fleetwood Mac song might be. Hug It Out: A robotics school has developed a toggle coat that can mimic the sensation of being hugged by a significant other. That’s totally why menswear was created.
Nothing brings out a gentleman’s most pragmatic sense of personal style more than facing the hot, hot heat.
And with Coachella kicking off its two-weekend run of concerts in the sweltering California desert tomorrow, there’s no better place to witness this firsthand—especially onstage, where true wills of sartorial resolve are tested.
Which is why there are some valuable lessons to be learned from those who manage to maintain a rakish poise even when performing high-kicks in the unforgiving desert sun. (Hint: sometimes you’ve got to embrace the sweatiness.) So we present to you...
The rock star’s guide to stylishly dealing with extreme heat.»
Madder Than Mel: The Mad Max franchise reboot is finally back on track with Tom Hardy as Max and at least one supermodel in a cage. [IndieWire]
In Theater: Add this to our ongoing praise of the aesthetic glory of the bookshelf. A spectacular historic theater that’s been converted into a book shop in Argentina. [Design Taxi]
Professional Hippies: The definitive roundup of the free-spirit celebs who descended upon Coachella. [The Cut]
You Read It for the Bikes: Here’s a slideshow of really attractive road bikes... being ridden by an even more attractive model. [Sharp]
Life After Death: Nitsuh Abebe muses on Coachella’s holographic Tupac, an impending tour and the true appeal of live music. [Vulture]
Half in the Bag: Wendell Brown’s summer bag spectrum has plenty of great stuff, although there’s a troublingly high tote-to-briefcase ratio. [Esquire]
Button by Button: An online tour of a J. Hilburn shirt. We’ll say this, it looks great up close. [Cool Hunting]
Cyclone of Words: The strange world of Wikipedia books, including such modern classics as Facts About Airport Safety and Celebrities with Big Dicks. [Gawker]
It's time for your Monday morning update, starting with a recap and two hours of Radiohead from Coachella. Also, a few good Secret Service may have been dallying with prostitutes in Colombia, and some sick bastard stole five of Tom Petty's guitars...
Here's what you may have missed this weekend»