12 May
The latest in quality jacquard silk from Nicholas Atgemis

Le Noued Papillon is a maker of men’s ties and other silk fineries out of Sydney, Australia. Far from just bow tie makers, however, LNP have also mastered everything from the pocket square to the smoking jacket. The newest edition to their shop is the Ronaldo, a limited edition silk tie with purple rain drop pattern, highlighted by […]


Australian label Thrills teams up with Queensland-based artist and ceramicist Dan Elborne on a beautiful series of porcelain skulls and accompanying bullets, all embellished with original scorpion floral artwork done by Thrills. As Thrills explains: “Dan has created a menacing contradiction between beauty and horror, juxtaposing the aesthetic beauty of porcelain and embellishment with the horrors […]


14 Oct
One-off café racer-style bike built in Venice Beach

Since Australian custom motorcycle builders/lifestyle clothing manufacturer Deus Ex Machina opened shop in our hometown of Venice Beach, CA, the band of creatives have built 8 custom bikes. The Bully, seen here, is #9. Built from the remains of a post-collision Buell Lightning X1, The Bully had its compromised frame revitalized with a new chromoly […]


8 May
The second single from upcoming "The New Classic"

The second single from Iggy Azalea’s upcoming debut album The New Classic has just gotten the video treatment. “Bounce” sees the Australia-via-Los Angeles rapper making her way through India incorporating what has become a bit well worn by now: synchronized Bollywood dancing. It seems like she’s come a long way since her breakthrough “Pussy” track, […]


Because it’s Friday, and because we love you (for the 78th time), we bring you the latest piece of visual beauty from Purple Magazine. Probably very little else to say here, except maybe you can credit photographer Matteo Montanari for his skill in capturing Australian supermodel Elyse Taylor while she enjoys the benefits of fresh […]


25 Feb
Sydney, Australia label adds a different knot to its repertoire

Essentially invested in the happy accident of the bow tie, Le Noeud Papillon is the French name of that sartorial creation, translating literally to ‘the knot of the butterfly’. Besides the Bow Ties, Pocket Squares and Smoking Jackets which we’ve covered before, the Sydney, Australia based company is now tying an additional knot with its fine […]


Infamous skateboarding legend Christian Hosoi has signed with Penny Skateboards as an ambassador and more importantly as a rider for the nascent Australian company. “I wanted to work with Penny because after riding all the plastic boards on the market nothing felt as good under my feet as a Penny,” stated Hosoi, which carries a lot of […]


3 Dec
Belgian graffiti/street artist & zoologist premiers down under

  Belgian street artist ROA is famous for his massive and haunting murals featuring native fauna that can be seen around the world. We love his highly detailed yet very personalized style evident in his Dominant Species exhibit in San Francisco this past September, as well as his Boneyards Project in the Arizona Desert which […]

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