Thursday, September 30, 2010


Coming Soon......

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Tuesday, September 28, 2010


I stopped by the One Trip Pass/Ace Hotel pop up shop in downtown LA last week and definitely liked what I saw. I liked the collaboration between Tanner Goods & OTP along with the mix of old and new goods. I hope there will be a longer stay next time around.

Best Made Tools
Hand Made Mocs
Tanner/OTP belts and keyrings
Old parkas and Beanies aka "new used"
California Trip and other good reads
Pendleton is always a wise decision

Monday, September 27, 2010

Jersey Boys

I'm still not over the awesomeness that is Jersey Boys. Francis Castelluccio aka Franki Valli delivered so many classic songs that are still being sampled today by countless rappers, singers, and wannabes trying to make it TODAY. Not too many songs, let alone artists, can stand the test of time but Frankie's entire repertoire seems to hold up to 2010 and beyond.
Here are some of my favorite tunes by the man and his group....

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

New York in the Fall

I decided to take my lady to a trip to New York for her birthday. When I bought our plane tickets, all I could think about was booking our trip a week before her birthday so I could surprise her, which I ended up blowing by the way, but the week prior was the big Fashion Week. Thus, it felt as though NYC was even more hyped than it already is.
We let all the fashion peeps have their fun and decided to make it more about seeing old friends and eating....a lot. My favorite things about New York is walking and eating, which you can actually do at the same time believe it or not. Overall, the trip was great and too much good stuff to write about. I will give you the basic breakdown though.
I don't have much to show for this trip aside from some bad iphone pictures, a lot of taxi/food receipts, and about 5 extra pounds but the good stuff is all in the dome people. And that's what matters at the end of the day.

Peels - new cafe/restaurant opened by the dude behind Freemans
the goods
I recommend the egg sandy
The Smile - Good coffee and cool items for sale
really cool interiors
my girlfriend & a small portion of her purchases
wallpaper at The Spotted Pig
stools that are cool but 850 a piece - ???
more overpriced furniture from some place in the East Village
Love you C-Pain!!!

Saturday, September 18, 2010

One Trip Passin' in LA

Jay Carroll of Levis is bringing his traveling shop to one of my favorite stores Cleveland Art this Thursday. I've been lookin forward to this one since I first heard about it.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010


I've been a fan of handmade craftsmanship for quite sometime now, so, when some friends gave these to me as a little gift, I was stoked (too much california lingo??). No label or signage, just handmade goodness from Maine. Thx to you know who for the awesome gift.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Wild Nothing

I can't stop listening to Wild Nothing's Gemini record. Here is one of my favorite song's from the album.