How did we get here and why don’t we change it?
Photo by Ashley Rowe When I read Suzy Menkes' "The Circus of Fashion" last week in T Magazine, my initial response was mild outrage. Mild because there was a deluge of factual evidence that I couldn't …see more
Holy Vast and Powerful Internet
This lit a wildly motivational fire directly below my ass cheeks, which is probably why I feel so compelled to share it. It's kind of like Soul Cycle for the mind, or something. Because it's Super …see more
Are we falling back? Springing forward?
Has anyone else read this week's New York Observer cover story? I read it over eggs and coffee this morning and will quite frankly lose my shit if none of you want to have a …see more
Should we really be dressing like men?
Following Monday's post on the majesty of boyhood and the earlier culmination of Pitti Uomo, here is a Ton branded look at the anticipatory glory of the overture of manhood. The double breasts, the deep, …see more
More generational fodder for your thinking melancholy
I'll be honest, when I read Gawker's "Journalism is not Narcissism" last week, I tellingly thought it was a direct attack at me. The piece addressed an apparent flaw in how the American collegiate system …see more
…And diamonds: the magical disconnect
Sometimes, I will see an image and connect with it so viscerally and simultaneously inexplicably--and no matter how hard I try to explain the instantaneously forged relationship, I just can't. Photo essays are weird in …see more
I’m breaking up with my Macbook Pro
My files have been backed up--I'm no Carrie Bradshaw, and I can conceivably invest in a new computer, but as 2012 continues to slip from my grip, the anxiety of replacement becomes progressively more uncomfortable …see more
I don’t trust that thumb farther than I can throw it.
Illustration by Charlotte Fassler In the last two weeks I have read three lengthy, analytical assessments of my generation, honing in predominantly on that which we do wrong. First, there was the New York Times Opinionator piece …see more