Stuffocation: Living More with Less is by the self-described trend forecaster James Wallman. The argument is simple: there is a growing body of scientific and anecdotal evidence that “stuff” does not make us happy. When we are overwhelmed by stuff we are suffocated – and therefore “stuffocated” (a portmanteau which promises much, an image of choking by relentless […]
This review is available to listen or read. This documentary first came to my attention as a suggested YouTube video, simply titled ‘Minimalism Documentary’. More accurately this is a student documentary called Thrive with Less, a title which sums up the aspirations of the six students from Michigan who chose to try simple living through “the project” of […]
This outfit centres around one of my favourite items in my minimaldrobe: a monochrome knit. It’s made of natural fibres, 81% cotton and 19% lambswool. This construction is excellent because it has the comfort of cotton, but the warmth and structure of the lambswool. I get to wear this item for a great deal of […]
‘The modern painter cannot express his age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of Renaissance or of any past culture. Each age finds its own technique’ – Jackson Pollock, 1950 You could say that there are two big ‘tribes’ in menswear online: streetwear hypebeasts and #menswear peacocks. Neither of these scenes […]
Throw on whatever jacket required and this can be worn most of the year, especially if the footwear needs to be swapped for whatever reason; remove the sweatshirt and it’s a stereotypical white-tee and blue-jeans ensemble.