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Eliot & Eads’ “The Flyover States”, now on iTunes

Posted on January 7, 2013

E&E Announcement CardAfter many, many months of work, Eliot & Eads’ record “The Flyover States” has been released on iTunes. We’ve talked about it plenty of times and shot several videos for the group and now the album is yours to purchase. You can read more about the band here.

A Recap of 2012

Posted on January 4, 2013

Thanks and Happy New Year!

2012 was a very important year for us. It saw the addition of our creative director, Steve Streisguth. We expanded from our start in Philadelphia, PA. to a second arm in Los Angeles, CA. It launched the first video productions facilitated by The American Classic. We took part in the creation of two albums, created 45 unique posts, covered several events, curated Natural Process, created product shots, lookbooks, and more. Our viewership is up 536% over 2011, not even factoring in things like Tumblr and Twitter, and we couldn’t be more proud of that. We’ve come a long way since our humble beginnings in 2010 and for all of you out there reading this, thank you for your support. 2013 will bring changes that will allow us to share better content to a broader audience. Be prepared for some new types of programming that you haven’t seen from us before. Hope you’ll stay tuned and we’re looking forward to another year!

Top posts of 2012:

Top Search Terms of 2012:

  1. “derringer cycles for sale”
  2. “the american classic”
  3. “trove general store”
  4. “frank and oak review”
  5. “hammarhead industries daypack review”
  6. “teppei teranishi”
  7. “red wing iron ranger”
  8. “uniform wares”
  9. “best made hudson bay axe”
  10. Variations of Hammarhead Industries Daypack

The Battle Royale of the American Made Shirt

Posted on November 7, 2012

Over the past few months, we’ve been rolling around Los Angeles photographing shirts from several of America’s premiere makers. This has been an awesome hands-on opportunity for us to get very familiar with the construction and fabric offerings from these companies as we’re always trying to expand our knowledge on brands and their products. Over the coming weeks we’ll be rolling out a new mini-series featuring these shirts and our critiques and praise for each. The bottom line with shirting is that no cut will fit everyone perfectly, but some of these have gotten pretty damn close. Featured will be Hamilton 1883, New England Shirt Co., Taylor Stitch, Brooks Brothers, Rogue Territory, and Lumina Clothing Co. We’re very much looking forward to sharing these photos and opinions with you. Stay tuned.

In Support Of Portable’s “Curator’s Conference”

Posted on August 16, 2012

Portable (one of the most important online curator’s of video pertaining to the arts, culture, fashion, and more) has announced their “Curator’s Conference” in New York City on September 5th, 2012 and we couldn’t be more excited to be in attendance. I’m no conventioneer, I’ve never been to a conference before, but something tells me this is going to be a little different than your typical workweek “vacation”. It’s a one day event held in the Walter Reade Theatre at the Lincoln Center featuring nine thought leaders from within the creative industry ranging from filmmakers to thought provokers all with one thing in common: presenting highly curated content. Here’s Portable’s official release about the event:

The Curators Conference is a day long event featuring the leading international curators and creators of culture across fashion, film, design, music and technology. Debuting at New York Fashion Week, the Curators Conference features the presentations, ideas and conversations of thought leaders who are at the forefront of their respective industries.

The event is catered to creative professionals, with the format exploring the many worlds where curation and creativity intersect with modern culture. We offer a diverse range of speakers—from digital strategists to music video directors—and focus on generating ideas, conversations and emerging trends. Portable hopes these exciting events will inspire audiences, foster industry innovation and promote risk taking within creative disciplines.

The Curators Conference takes place on September 5th, 2012 at the Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center and is the first in a series of conferences presented by Portable in New York City. 

The list of presenters includes the following:

Susie Bubble – Editor and owner of Style Bubble, an online commentary and presentation of women’s fashion.

Warren Fu – One of the most important music video directors working currently in addition to a creator and designer for several huge films including the newer Star Wars series and Indiana Jones.

Philippe von Borries – Founder of Refinery29, a company intersecting content creation and commerce, based around the fashion industry.

Soraya Darabi – Media maven with work including projects with The New York Times, founding Foodspotting, and sitting on the board of General Electric.

Chris Corrado – Show director for Capsule, an incredibly important fashion industry event spanning a few cities over several dates, and director of sales for BPMW Agency.

Gia Coppola – A fashion photographer and filmmaker working with the likes of Vogue Japan and Jason Schwartzman for an Opening Ceremony short.

Josh Rubin – Editor in Chief of Cool Hunting, an incredible online publication regarding literally all things cool.

Rodrigo Calvo – Head of the New York Office for Mr. & Mrs. Smith, a boutique hotel booking service.

Carrie Scott – Director of the SHOWstudio Shop, the quirky retail portion of a fashion industry film giant.

We’re very much looking forward to attending this incredible conference as well as meeting all of you there, too. Make sure to buy your tickets soon! They won’t last forever.

If you buy your tickets within the next twelve hours from the publication of this article [12pm. Central time 8/16] you can receive 50% off the face price of your admission with the code “CONFERENCE12”. This ends at midnight 8/16