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brand spotlight: h&m studio aw/2017.

Sep 14, 2017

in case you weren't one of us who had our calendars marked well in advance, today was the launch of h&m's studio aw/2017 collection. check out some of the pieces i copped from the line, and take a look at my personal picks for what you should get your hands on asap.

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the fall forecast.

Sep 6, 2017
alright, guys... we're just a few weeks away from the official start of fall, which means it's time to start prepping for that seasonal wardrobe flip. this quick + handy pre-fall trend report will help you get familiar with the key colors, staples, and style hacks that'll be trending in the months ahead.

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room 726: a j.xyz editorial.

Sep 6, 2017
while i was in vegas last month, i shot a special editorial in my hotel room, and between taking the styling in a new direction and @avsthtc's sweet camera skills, i think we brought the pieces (and the come-down after a wild weekend in LV) to life in an awesome way. 

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look 26: monday mood.

Aug 28, 2017
you know how it goes: the weekend comes to a close, the alarm clock goes off, monday returns to ruin our lives once more. this time around, i threw on a comfy combo of pieces and ventured off to start the day. here's how it all turned out.

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look 25: chevron chaser.

Aug 24, 2017
this summer, i've been all about a good statement stripe: horizontal, vertical, (and strongest of all) chevron. i dug this bad boy out of my closet this morning and knew it'd be the perfect ingredient for today's outfit.

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look 24: the beau next door.

Aug 23, 2017
it's been a minute, i know, but things in my world have finally slowed down a bit, so let's get back to our regularly scheduled programming. i pulled out a new statement-maker this morning and i've been waiting all day to share it with you guys.

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look 23: playing with the color spectrum.

Jul 29, 2017
every now and then, you just want to mix things up and have fun with your colorways. the other day, i eased up on the matchy-matchy moments and put together a fresh spin on my usual palette.

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summer in the city with k-swiss.

Jul 26, 2017
summer style can get a little tricky... thinking about the weather, the occasion, the mood. i linked up with k-swiss to show you guys how to kick things up a notch this season, whether you're roaming the streets or taking in the view on a sweet rooftop.

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look 22: red hot for #nyfwm.

Jul 16, 2017
you know the deal: fashion week requires some statement-making looks. this time around, i had a lot of fun putting together my outfits for the four-day event, but i think this one wound up being my favorite. check it out.

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#nyfwm spotlight: you as ss18.

Jul 16, 2017
nyfw:m just wrapped up, and the ss18 collections are looking pretty good. my favorite style moment would have to be the retro vibes that were seeded into the showsβ€”and the street style outsideβ€”throughout the event, and you as ss18 brought them to life perfectly.

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look 21: suited for summer with bar iii.

Jun 29, 2017
i've really been into suits these past few months. solids, prints, patterns... they're all really amazing tools to have in your style arsenal. i recently teamed up with bar iii to show how to give your summer style a dapper touch, and i'd have to say that this outfit is my favorite from the campaign.

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elements of ss17.

Jun 21, 2017
the first (official) day of summer... it's easily one of the best dates on the calendar and also serves as the perfect chance for me to finally drop a special project i've been working on over the past four months. check it out.

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look 20: treat yourself.

Jun 15, 2017
so... i officially believe in love at first sight. i believe because i've experienced it, but maybe not the way you think: it's with a pair sneakers.  meet balenciaga's speed trainers.

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asos insider picks: june.

June 16, 2017
from bold button-downs to tough distressed denim, these fresh statement-makers from ASOS will help you add a little heat to your summer style.

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look 19: hardware hero.

May 18, 2017
sometimes the little details really make a big statement. i copped a few new pieces, and they're decked out with some sweet hardware embellishments: you know, zippers, chains, rings, all the silver works. they really took this laid-back look to the next level.

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asos insider picks: may.

May 19, 2017
as i start thinking about my #summer17 style, my head's currently filled with visions of breezy button-downs, dope match sets, retro tops, and some sweet suits. with that said, these bad boys are some of favorite pieces on ASOS right now.

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look 18: coney island king.

May 15, 2017
i finally got my first taste of #summer17β€”and it was sweet. i hit coney island yesterday to scout out some locations for a project, and the time by the beach gave me the perfect preview of the season ahead. thankfully, i brought my camera with me. 

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look 17: the makings of a statement piece.

May 10, 2017
you know that feeling when you find a new statement piece and can't help but get butterflies? like, when you slip on an item for the first time and just want time to slow down so you can enjoy it a little longer? yeah, i think i just experienced that.

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look 16: the sunshine palette.

Apr 20, 2017
color has always been a big thing for me, especially when it comes to putting a look together. and given all this sweet sunshine we've been enjoying  here in nyc,  i think this palette is more than appropriate.

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asos insider picks: april.

Apr 17, 2017
alright, people, it's time to start spring shopping and, personally, i'm super excited. here are a few of my favorite pieces from asos to help you get started.

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three ways to wear pastels this easter (and beyond).

Apr 14, 2017
with easter just a few days away, I thought a little pastel 101 was in order. these quick and easy outfits will help you break out your favorite shades all season long.

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look 15: mother nature's gotcha gotcha.

Apr 13, 2017
so, after a week of amazing weather, mother nature went and threw a cold curve ball our way. at least i got another chance to break back out this boss coat from maniere de voir.

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season staples: spring style hacks Γ  la timberland.

Apr 12, 2017
now that the temperatures are feeling right, it's time to make space in your closet for some season-appropriate style staples. check out four of my favorite transitional hacks, all brought to life by timberland.

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look 14: better late than never.

Apr 8, 2017
i bought this shearling biker from ASOS a few months ago and never got around to breaking it out. i figured i'd lost the chance until next fall, but thankfully mother nature is just as bipolar as ever.

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look 13: the layering game, simplified.

Apr 6, 2017
i think we can finally go ahead and begin our transition toward spring-appropriate threads. the trickiest part always comes down to layering, and i found a sweet in-between piece from maniere de voir.

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season staples: the hoodie.

Mar 16, 2017
as we gear up for spring here in nyc, we're well-aware that the warm weather is still quite some time away. until then, I'll be breaking out my go-to piece for surviving the last of the winter chill: the hoodie.

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asos insider picks: march.

Mar 16, 2017
the first day of spring is almost here, which means you need to start thinking about that upcoming wardrobe flip. these pieces will help you get your new-season style transition off to a fresh start.

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look 12: the in-between.

Feb 16, 2017
some days you feel like dressing things up. other days you'd rather keep it casual. and then there are those strange days when you're not really sure what you're feeling... when you're stuck in-between. so what's the solution? do both.

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asos insider picks: february.

Feb 15, 2017
february's here and there are a ton of sweet drops on the site to love (and cop) right now. consider these picks my belated valentine's day gift to each of you.

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look 11: that weekend flow with suavs.

Feb 5, 2017
every season, after #nyfwm, i basically go into total chill mode the following weekend. this time around, i had this new pair of suavs that i was gifted a few days ago to keep me comfy along the way.

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look 10: ports 1961 x everlast.

Jan 28, 2017
the second half of my ports 1961 project was all about the brand's new collab with everlast. born in performance, but enhanced by style,  the new capsule collection's available now and you have to check out the piece i got.

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look 9: my snow day with ports 1961.

Jan 24, 2017
earlier this month, i teamed up with ports 1961 for their #followme campaign and the shots came out really wellβ€”largely due to an impromptu blizzard. needless to say, i didn't let a few snowflakes (well... a lot) get in the way.

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look 8: kicking it with k-swiss.

Jan 21, 2017
i've found myself incorporating way more dapper elements into my looks than usual: suits, blazers, vests, all that good stuff. for this look, i kept it business casual at work with a sporty suited outfit featuring some fresh kicks from k-swiss.

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asos insider picks: january.

Jan 16, 2017
it goes without saying that a new year calls for new threads, so i thought i'd give you guys a little helping getting things off to a stylish start. check out my favorite picks from ASOS for the month of january.

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5 looks x forever 21 men.

Jan 3, 2017
I teamed up with my buddies at forever 21 for another quick collabβ€”this time, to show off some new pieces from their #fw16 assortment. i put together five looks, grabbed my camera, and headed to dumbo to capture some sweet shots.

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look 7: a little nye shine.

Dec 31, 2016
it goes without saying that every new year's eve requires a statement-making ensemble to welcome the exciting months ahead, and this time around, i felt like adding a little shine to things.

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3 looks to get you through nye weekend (in less than a minute)

Dec 30, 2016
need a little last-minute style inspiration for the holiday weekend ahead? i've been there. check out this super quick video (it's less than a minute) for three dope new year's eve looks to try right now. 

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look 6: spanish shadows.

Dec 15, 2016
I thought it'd be a good idea to share a bit of my travel style from my recent trip to europe, so this look's straight from barcelona. a little pattern clashing + gold detailing = a sweet look for these spanish streets.

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asos insider picks: december.

Dec 15, 2016
december's here, which means we're all dropping dolla dolla bills on presents for others (and a few for ourselves, haha). if you're doing any of that spending on asos.com, here are six of the picks you should add to your cart asap. -j

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look 5: layered up with uniqlo heattech.

Nov 26, 2016

fact: surviving the fall + winter weather requires a strong layer game. this season, i've upgraded my cold-weather assortment with a few pieces from uniqlo's heattech collection, and so far, they've been coming through like magic. check it out.

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look 4: winter whites.

Nov 22, 2016
that whole "no white after labor day" rule is foolish, in case you didn't know. winter whites are definitely a trend worth trying out, and I got the chance to put a quick look together for my recent creative recreation campaign.

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look 3: the casual friday approach.

Nov 19, 2016
so, every now and then, i like to break out a slightly more dapper option. i had an early morning event on the upper east side, so i needed to look the part.

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asos insider picks: november.

Nov 13, 2016
another month, another round-up of my favorite products on ASOS right now. take a look below to check out the six pieces to cop in november.

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what's in the box? calvin klein sculpted jeans collection.

Nov 12, 2016
so, with this new site, I plan on making a lot more video content to share with you guys. first up: this unboxing video looking at a special treat I got from calvin klein earlier this week. #pressplay

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look 2: caramel cream + pink sprinkles.

Nov 11, 2016
dusty pink is definitely building itself up to be a power player in my wardrobe this season. mixed with a variety of neutrals, the right backdrop and the perfect lighting, i'd say these shots came out pretty nicely.

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Γ²l new york fw16: the underdog collection.

0ct 20, 2016
my buddy allen just dropped the fw16 collection for his label, Γ²l new york, and the line offers a dope range of fall statement pieces you (and I) need to be rocking this season.

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look 1: all black + a pop of color.

0ct 12, 2016
with the temperatures dropping fast, i can finally break out my favorite outerwear pieces. this neoprene biker from the wang x hm collab will forever be one of my go-to jackets.

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asos insider picks: october.

0ct 10, 2016
It's finally feeling like fall here in the States, which means if you haven't started flipping your wardrobe, you're way behind. These fresh drops will get your new-season looks started off right.

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