Flip-Flop Season Has Officially Begun

This weekend marks the opening of the summer season, with Memorial Day in the US and the Spring Bank Holiday in the UK. Summer is here, at least in the […]

Just Kickin’ It, Part 2

Read Part 1 here “America at this moment stands at the summit of the world.” –Winston Churchill, 1945. The second part of the history of the athletic shoe can actually […]

Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show

This weekend I am going to the Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show to find my unicorn of accessories: a 1980s vintage Gucci wallet. I have been looking for this ever since […]

Durag History Week

The last week in September is the unofficial #DuragHistoryWeek (yes, it’s a Twitter thing). And this is how it was instituted: Declaring this week #DuragHistoryWeek — Vann R. Newkirk II […]