21.9 x 26.7cm
Oddly enough I was listening to the Blind Joe Death LP when I happened upon this book collecting a large selection of paintings by one of the original American primitive guitarists, John Fahey. His painting utilizes the same abstract toolbox as his rudimentary and highly distinct playing. Having influenced generations of musicians, it is very interesting to see a side of the artist that wasn’t known or acknowledged by many until this point.
—01. Navy and white.
—02. 100% cotton.
While the Comme des Garçons SHIRT collection offers some unique interpretations of classic styles, it also includes a variety of wardrobe basics including plain T-shirts and striped tops like this one.
—01. Dynamic Flywire Structure.
Following on from an impressive 2014 model, the latest Nike Air Max shoe features Flywire, Nike+ and a seamless mesh upper. The black and white version, which includes a blacked out air bubble, has a minimal look with more underfoot cushioning than ever before.
—01. Anna and Jean-Luc.
Graham Fuller's full interview with Anna Karina is featured in the Faber & Faber book Projections 13: Women Film-makers on Film-making, but I recently came across this excerpt in which she speaks about falling in love with Jean-Luc Godard – a charmingly cinematic tale, naturally:
That happened while we were shooting the picture in Geneva. It was a strange love story from the beginning. I could see Jean-Luc was looking at me all the time, and I was looking at him too, all day long. We were like animals. One night we were at this dinner in Lausanne. My boyfriend, who was a painter, was there too. And suddenly I felt something under the table – it was Jean-Luc’s hand. He gave me a piece of paper and then left to drive back to Geneva. I went into another room to see what he’d written. It said, “I love you. Rendezvous at midnight at the Café de la Prez.” And then my boyfriend came into the room and demanded to see the piece of paper, and he took my arm and grabbed it and read it...
Neighbour have just received a batch of their own knit caps in a variety of colours. A great item to have on hand most of the year, these lightweight merino wool hats are just the right size and shape, and retail for an appealing price.
—01. The Baddest.
Beyond the product, Nike has always been a company that's pushed its visuals and marketing campaigns to exciting new heights. This year was no exception, and the brand recently published a survey of some 2014's most talked about videos. Click on the link below to see the full selection.
—01. Logo Longsleeve T-shirt.
—02. 5 Panel Polo Hat.
Bianca Chandôn has teamed up with the longstanding New York-based club, Paradise Garage, to produce a small collection of pieces including short and long-sleeved T-shirts, and an adjustable cap. Proceeds from sales will go to a non-profit AIDS service organization.