The Bacon Tour

By David Tez

Photo: Staff

From time to time, The Scout will feature interborough food tours designed as culinary and geographic explorations of our fair city. Each has been field tested, in a single day,…

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The Tenenbaums

By Siobhan Vivian

Photo: Staff

The Royal Tenenbaums is Wes Anderson’s visual love letter to New York. Though never explicitly named, the film presents a stunningly constructed pastiche of the quirky, the kitschy and the…

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M.Nii John Moore

Style / Fashion
By Tom Ran
M.Nii Tailor, Waianae, Hawaii 1959

Photo: Tom McBride

The photo is one of the few relics that remain of M.Nii’s history. An image that recalls the golden age of American surf culture. Three friends in front of a wooden shack, one of whom is caught clearing his nasal passage while a friend next to him arches his back as if he were riding a wave off the beach of O’ahu. The photo was taken in 1959, just outside M.Nii Tailor where an obscure but revered surfwear began.

Classic Car Club

By Tom Ran
Owners Michael Prichinello and Zac Moseley in front of a 1965 Shelby Cobra

Photo: Tuukka Koski

Michael Prichinello has a passion for life and speed. His eyes light up whenever he talks about one of his cars or a motorcycle project he’s working on with a friend. The excitement he expresses is contagious. It’s easy when you’re in a showroom and garage surrounded by some of the world’s most desired cars.

What’s In Store? – Outlier

What’s In Store
By Andrew Craig
Abe Burmeister and Tyler Clemens of Outlier

Photo: Rose Callahan

Outlier’s conceptions is a testament to the uniquely serendipitous moments that life sometimes offers. Abe Burmeister and Tyler Clemens wanted to design a new breed of functional, smartly styled clothing that could stand up to exhausting bike rides as easily as a desk job or night out without the need for a shower and change in between. Neither had any design experience.

I am Dandy - Rose Callahan

Style / Fashion
By Tom Ran
Nick Wooster

Photo: Rose Callahan from I am Dandy, Copyright Gestalten 2013

Aside from shooting many of our features Rose Callahan has been working on a project of her own called The Dandy Portraits. For the past four years, the series has brought us into the homes of men who are more than particular about their wardrobe. It’s a fascinating look into the lives of these dapper dudes.

It’s an Analogue Life

By Tom Ran
Analogue Life owners Ian Orgias and Mitsue Iwakoshi

Photo: Barry Whittaker

Since 2009, Analogue Life has been the destination for contemporary Japanese crafts. But despite its global customer base and strong media coverage, including Wallpaper* Magazine’s reputable Handmade issue and showcase, little has been chronicled about the couple behind the small but impressive and influential shop in Nagoya. Founders Ian Orgias and Mitsue Iwakoshi’s attentive and thoughtful discoveries have exposed many Japanese artisans to the western world. Artisans that may never have been recognized outside of Japan if it weren’t for their shop.

Mike Abelson of Postalco

By Tom Ran
Mike Abelson in the Postalco studio

Photo: Barry Whittaker

Mike Abelson was among the initial group behind Jack Spade’s irreverent identity when it launched in 1997. Along with a small team, he and Andy Spade were successful in bridging functionality and style with a sense of humor in a time when messenger bags were the go-to accessories for guys. After years of building the brand, Abelson set out on his own to launch Postalco with his wife Yuri.