The Reentry: Your Weekend Highlight Reel
The three things you missed...»
The three things you missed...»
Every Wednesday, we’re giving you a deeper look into what makes the minds behind Kempt tick. We call it: The Kempt Five.
Take a peek at all we’re thankful for this holiday season, after the jump.»
Carefully Curated Mess: GQ makes the case for making your bedroom just as well-appointed as the rest of your place.
Short Stuff: In anticipation of the inevitable, Monocle begins the debate on the appropriateness of wearing shorts around town (and to work).
Second Time’s the Charm: An Australian mining tycoon has unveiled plans to build the Titanic 2 with the promise of more lifeboats.
Twitter Winner: Thanks to a team of researchers who spent 15 months monitoring over half a million tweets, you can finally know the secret to getting more followers—aside from being a celebrity. (Which reminds us, you should follow Kempt now.)
So we went and got ourselves a Twitter feed. (Follow us here: @GetKempt.) And then spent the weekend spiraling down a #menswear rabbit hole.
Always eager to share what we’ve learned, we found that there are a dozen or so menswear feeds you should be sure to have bookmarked, and we’ve laid them out below. Is it a comprehensive list? No, but it’s a good start.
And now, the 10 #menswear Twitter feeds you should be following. Let us know which ones we missed (you know, via Twitter).»
Pitti Uomo. Surely you’ve heard the commotion—half a world away, buyers and editors swathed in a spectrum of Italian linen and ceruleans wading through the pools of street style photogs snapping away—but the real action wasn’t in Florence, or the blogs. It was all happening in real time, on Twitter. So we culled the list of fashion folk who made the transatlantic voyage, and compiled their various twitpics and Instagrams to get a good look at what to expect for spring 2013.
Herewith, all the pants, sweaters and shoes fit to twitpic...»
Kanye West turns 35 today, which, if our math is correct, makes him two years smarter and cooler than Jesus Christ. (Case in point: JC’s sandals never sold for $90,000 on eBay.) Yeezy’s ability to break down the complexity of life into revelatory rhymes and 140-character musings is undeniably Christ-like. Or at least Bueller-like: “If you have the opportunity to play this game of life, you need to appreciate every moment. A lot of people don’t appreciate the moment until it’s passed.”
Sure, Ferris said it better. And quicker. And, well, first. But he didn’t say, “Never do coke with an intern ... they may not be 21.” Which, we suppose, is as close to a point as we’re going to come to on a Friday afternoon. To that end, we leave you this week with:
The Gospel According to Kanye...»
Masterful: A guide to the style and the magic of Masters Week. Beautiful stuff. [Dreams of Perfection]
What Is #Beef?: The proper etiquette of the Twitter feud, as explained by the world’s greatest expert, Keith Olbermann. [Politicker]
Branded for Life: The plight of the modern magazine editor, in the age of multipronged branding initiatives. It involves selling blenders. [WWD]
Would Not a Taco, by Any Other Name...: After a fiercely competitive bracket, we’ve determined the best name of 2012. You’ll have to click through to find out. [Name of the Year]