Every Wednesday we’re giving you a deeper look into what makes the minds behind Kempt tick. We call it: The Kempt Five.
Here’s what we’re watching, listening to and waxing poetic about...
On the Road Again: A new photosite from Ryan Plett, the gentleman behind You Have Broken the Internet. Looks good. [ TravelWell] Tweed and Speed: Apparently Henry Poole tailored a bespoke driving outfit back in 1969. And Permanent Style has pictures. [ Permanent Style] It Was Too Easy: Dave Hill trolls Fashion Week with a double-breasted suit and a handheld boom mic. The funniest thing we’ve seen all day. [ Put This On]
Let the Music Be Your Master: A 64-year-old Missouri resident has successfully changed his name to Led Zeppelin II. Ramble on, sir. [ Boing Boing]
We’ve gushed quite a bit about Billy Reid’s taste in style, but he’s also the owner of a distinguished last.fm profile, which you may have seen linked from
his online shop. So we thought we’d take a look at Mr. Reid’s fall/winter selection (arriving in stores this month), with an eye towards its musical inspirations. As it turns out, listening to that much Drive-By Truckers can have quite an effect…
A look-by-look breakdown of Mr. Reid’s musical tastes»
True Story: We blame financial mismanagement. [ World’s Best Ever] The Early Years: The first known recording of Led Zep’s “Dazed and Confused.” To be played at maximum volume. [ Boing Boing] Behind the Scenes: Pixar reenacts the making of the first two Toy Storys with intensive but strangely whimsical technology. [ /Film]
Go Gently: Esquire digs the discreet charms of British detective television. [ Esquire]