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Emile Haynie is not only one of the most incredible songwriters and producers but he also has great style. He has worked with an endless list of hitmakers Bruno Mars, Eminem, Fun., Lana Del Rey, Kanye West, Drake, Florence and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2014 at Jake Davis Blog
All sweatpants are not created equal. Barena Venezia is one of my favorite brands and this season they've designed one of the most incredible pants to date. Crafted in Italy from a cotton, wool, and nylon blend the trousers have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
One of the most prolific artists of our generation, it's almost impossible to have never seen a piece from Curtis Kulig even without stepping into a museum or gallery. His now iconic mantra "Love Me" is a staple of every... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Emile Haynie's additional Visvim shoe collection Visvim Folk FBT Shaman Visvim Yucca Moc - Folk Visvim Gris Moc Hi - Folk Visvim FBT RENO JP Visvim FBT Quilted Pile of Visvim Sea of Visvim Emile Haynie's full Visvim collection Visvim... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
There are four relatively new names that shine from Drake's "Nothing Was The Same" instant classic: Sampha, Detail, Jhené Aiko and Majid Jordan. As much as I want to talk about the depth, evolution, and substance of NWTS there isn't... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Nothing cooler than classic American sportswear mixed with a European sensibility. And if you're going to wear a logo, wear the logo of your club... Hanes Tagless T-Shirt | Supreme Cotton Twill Hat Indigo | Ebbets Field Flannels x Inventory... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
I had the great pleasure of directing the cover of Highsnobiety Magazine Issue 7 with Adrianne Ho. "Ho Knows" was inspired by the iconic "Bo Knows" campaign from Nike. I feel like we all had that poster on our wall... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
I love making traditional athletic pieces current with a new fabrication, fit, or graphic. I've always liked how the modern man appropriates from nostalgia to create something new... Jake T-Shirt | UNIS Charcoal/ Grey Wool Hat | Ebbets Field Flannels... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Canal Street Tennis Club members Ms. Adrianne Ho & Ms. Jessi M'Bengue relax after a set of doubles Canal Street Tennis Club member Ms. Jessi M'Bengue in grey crew neck Canal Street Tennis Club member Ms. Adrianne Ho in navy... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
This past weekend Union Los Angeles presented the Spring/Summer 2014 Visvim Trunk Show at Martha Otero Gallery on Fairfax. The invite only event is some what of an insider key to the holy grail of Japanese luxury brand Visvim. Guests... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
SoHo's Blue in Green has the most amazing full kit sweat suit this season. The color is reminiscent of a Nantucket Red, which is a really nice standout. Traditionally a color reserved for the northeast summer's chinos and bermuda shorts;... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Lou Doillon's "Places" is an incredibly beautiful and honest tale of love and loss. Somehow it feels so new with its low-fi sensibility and minimal production. For anybody that has ever pined for someone that isn't there anymore; Doillon provides... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
These beautiful photographs by Hugh Holland of California skaters in the late seventies remind us how great stone washed slim jeans look in the sun. Style is more about what and how you do something than who and what you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Vampire Weekend are back with a classic. In a genre all their own, Vampire Weekend hit all the notes with "Modern Vampires of the City." There are so many different sounds and influences each song feels like a new adventure... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Jake Davis Test Shots are back and I had to return strong. Angelo Baque is one of my oldest and dearest friends. They say Harlem invented swag but Angelo gives a tough argument for Queens. The multi-talented art director of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
The National are back in a major way with "Trouble Will Find Me" due out May 20th. Their sixth studio album was recorded in upstate New York at Clubhouse in Rhinebeck. The National are single handedly keeping rock relevant with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
This season Band of Outsiders' spin-off collection made an incredibly cool and quirky pair of sweatpants. At first sight the color blocking on the cuff kind of threw me off. But they fit perfectly and the cock outline is well...... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful town and art colony of Marfa, Texas while directing a fashion campaign film. It's such an interesting visual place I thought I'd post some of the location scout photos I took. I've... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
James Blake is making the most important music right now. Sonic landscapes that leave you wondering about life and the lyrics to move you. His new album Overgrown comes out April 8th and it's already become a classic. You never... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Undefeated has gone full tiger camo this season and it's incredible. Spending some time on the west coast I visited each store in Santa Monica, Silver Lake, and Hollywood to get my fix. Being a New Yorker I've asked my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
A general store that sells Dries? Yes, please. My friend Kevin Carney has created the modern general store which has evolved with the times. You never want to go full "old timey" and Mohawk has not fallen victim to that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Rhye makes beautiful music. It's been a while since I've heard something special like this in the way it feels both familiar and new. Reminiscent of the music I grew up to like Sade, Bryan Ferry and The Blue Nile... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Alpha Industries MA-1 Nylon Flight Jacket A.P.C. Ferris Army Jacket Saint Laurent Bomber Jacket Stampd Quilted Bomber Jacket Supreme Crosses Reversible Bomber Jacket Uniqlo Short Blouson I always find it interesting when classics are on trend or become "fashionable." But... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Technical, traditional, tailored, relaxed, old, new... There's no right way to do this. I think you can appropriate clothing from any culture as long as it's authentic to you and your way of life... But I guess in the digital... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog
Reigning Champ has created the essential program for the sweat enthusiast. A core program of midweight terry consisting of three standard colorways: navy, grey, and black, which will always be available. During a recent trip to Vancouver I had the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2013 at Jake Davis Blog