What We Read This Week

A Tumblr about items that have nothing to do with each other, fitting together perfectly. I can’t tell you how happy these images make me. Tumblr: Things Fitting Perfectly Into Other Things

A hilarious recount of an author and his aged father’s visit to Burning Man. Really good stuff here. GQ: The Old Man at Burning Man

An excellent interview with Engineered Garments designer Daiki Suzuki, conducted by his former protege, Battenwear designer Shinya Hasegawa. Oi Polloi: Engineered Garments : Homemade In Hell’s Kitchen

New York Times reporter John Broder wrote a scathing review about an electric car from Tesla. Turns out, however, that all of his complaints were entirely fabricated. Tesla Motors: A Most Peculiar Test Drive

Really diggin’ young Chris Fenimore’s NYFW street style photos. Four Pins: New York Fashion Week Street Style

Grantland, aka Bracketworld, rounds-up the biggest Oscar travesties of all time and pits them against each other in the “battle for the most egregious Oscar moment ever.” This is a great reminder of how sheisty the Academy truly is. Grantland: Oscar Travesties

Darian from Free/Man had a chat with one of my favorite trou’ makers this side of the Mississippi, Christian McCann of Left Field NYC. The post also features some of the best grey wool pants I’ve seen in a very long time. Free/Man: A Conversation with Christian: Left Field NYC

From The Atlantic comes this wild story of a Frenchman who went on the joyride from hell when his car got stuck at 125 miles per hour. The Atlantic: This Guy’s Car Got Stuck at 125mph – for an Hour

Jamie Apostolou of the Standard Edition beat me (and just about every other blogger out there) to the punch, and wrote a beautiful summary of Ovadia & Sons equally as beautiful offering for Fall 2013. Excellent work all around. The Standard Edition: Staying Power: Ovadia & Sons Fall 2013

The police blotter from America’s third wealthiest town is a hilarious (and psuedo-depressing) look into “white-collar crime.” Gawker: The Police Blotter for America’s Third Most Expensive Zip Code is a Thing of First World Beauty

At the Ralph Lauren show yesterday The Sartorialst captured John Wrazej in the greatest shot I’ve seen him take in a very long time. The Sartorialist: On the Street… After Ralph Lauren, New York

The Penfield S/S 13 lookbook was released this week. It’s the third lookbook I’ve styled for the brand, and the second one I’ve worked on with Ryan Plett as our photographer. It’s definitely our best to date. Penfield: Spring / Summer 2013 Lookbook

Not reading, but watching this video of Melaena Cadiz performing “Neon Drag” at Brooklyn Rod & Gun. Paper Swan: Swan Sessions: Melaena Cadiz – “Neon Drag”

My dear friend Cary Randolph wrote an excellent piece about the relationship between Ava Gardner and Ernest Hemingway for RL Mag. RL Magazine: A Heroine for Hemingway

The Selby shot and interviewed Julianne Jones and Didier Murat, owners of Vergenes Laundry in Vergenes, VT. The Selby: Julianne Jones and Didier Murat – Bakers