The Seagull: Michael Williams tracks down a Chinese heritage watch brand. A deep cut. [ A Continuous Lean] Centurion: Tyler Brule sits down with the CEO of Zegna to celebrate the brand’s 100 year anniversary. [ Monocle] The New Standard: The Standard Hotel teams up with Happy Socks for some unusually geometric foot coverings—quite possibly the quirkiest thing Andre Balazs has ever done. [ Hotel Chatter]
Neckerchiefs and All: The latest crop from Apolis Activism. [ Secret Forts]
It’s All Standard: A Fall lookbook gives the Standard Hotel windows a run for their money. [ Refinery29] Could This Be the End of the Novelty Yamulke?: Vice rounds up their least favorite trends. Thankfully, suspenders escape unscathed. [ Vice] I Like to Get Deep Sometimes: Joel Johnston muses on the halflife of Facebook, and the impermanence of all things. [ Gizmodo]
The End: Jessica Grose bemoans the rise of the “Omega Male.” But she seems to be unaware what an awesome name it is. [ Slate]
*Photographed by our fearless lensman,
Kempt regulars are well aware that the
Style Guy sometimes goes in for curious accessories. While dressed perfectly correctly at the Standard Hotel the other night for the official relaunch of *Interview*—where he was recently installed as editor—our boy Glenn's date for the evening was even curiouser.
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