ASK CHRIS BLACK: Denim shirts (YEEHAW!), affordable Valentine’s Day gifts, and of course, shoes! nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: Thoughts on Tasteful (Not Too Expensive) Valentine’s Day Gifts?
Plus several denim shirt options for an aspiring “Parisian Cowboy,” and leather, chunky-soled Oxford shoes (that aren’t Doc Martens).
Jason Polan, Fast-Drawing Artist of the Offbeat, Dies at 37
His projects included a whimsical quest to sketch everyone in New York City.
Is there a science behind creating pop hits? cbsnews.com
Is there a science behind creating pop hits?
David Pogue meets with songwriters and music producers to decipher the "secret sauce" - the melodies, lyrics, rhythms and hooks - that go into craftin...
Programming legend @FramLeslie takes CMT 50/50 washingtonpost.com
There’s another controversy about the lack of women on country radio. This time, it inspired change.
CMT is now guaranteeing that 50 percent of its video airplay will be for female artists.
How the Manx are tackling single-use plastic nationalgeographic.co.uk
How this British island nation is tackling plastic waste – and winning
Rubbish was blighting its beaches. Now the Isle of Man's ‘addictive‘ and collaborative approach to cleanup and sustainability is setting internat...
Love the GREATER redesign from @DecaturDan & team whereitsgreater.com
Where It's Greater
Where It's Greater is a nimble, concept-to-camera creative studio in Los Angeles.
ASK CHRIS BLACK: Getting that Italian holiday vibe at home, black shoes, grey t-shirts for when you are feeling emotional 😭 nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: How Do I Bring More Italy-on-Holiday Vibes to My Life?
How to use Italian vibes (and snacks) to relax, plus Chris’s favorite black shoes and gray shirts.
In Conversation: Frank Gehry nymag.com
Frank Gehry Doesn’t Know How to Retire
In conversation with the most famous architect alive, who’s fully engaged and working nonstop as he turns 91.
21 Stories of People Who Walked Away
They quit their jobs, their religion, their relationships and even quitting itself.
Ben Gorham: ‘With Byredo I wanted a more inclusive approach to luxury’
After his career as a basketballer ended, Ben Gorham leapt into a whole new world – and set up the luxury brand Byredo
My mates at @drakes_diary asked me to wear (and write about) their beautiful new city raincoat drakes.com
Chris Black Wears Our City Raincoat (In the City) | Drake's
Drake’s is a purveyor of classic British elegance. A maker and haberdasher, Drake’s handcrafts some of the world’s finest shirts, ties and accessories...
The joy of dressing like a man
With Paris Fashion Week Men’s underway, Chris Black looks at the liberating details of modern menswear—By Chris Black
quite the presentation for an open-source ｍｏｎｏtypeface jetbrains.com
JetBrains Mono: A free and open source typeface for developers
Try JetBrains Mono in your IDE. Its simple forms and attention to every detail make coding a nice experience for developers’ eyes, no matter which IDE...
Ed Ruscha: He Up and Went Home nyti.ms
Ed Ruscha: He Up and Went Home
The artist on the Oklahoma roots of his new show, that $52.5 million painting, and meeting Walt Disney.
Ask Chris Black: I’m Beach Bound. What Shoes Do I Get That Aren’t Basic Sperrys?
Plus Chris recommends dupes for Warby Parker frames and green accessories to buy this season (after he saw the color all over at Milan’s Pitti Uomo).
How to Find Your Best Diet gq.com
How to Find Your Best Diet
We talked to Jean-Georges Vongerichten, A$AP Ferg, Brunello Cucinelli, and more about eating right, plus tips from LA wellness mecca Erewhon and Noma&...
Coffee with @reboundernyc ladygunn.com
WE ARE A COOL MAGAZINE SHARING ART + OPINIONS. WE LOVE YOU.
Building the ‘Parasite’ House: How Bong Joon Ho and His Team Made the Year’s Best Set
The "Parasite" director and production designer Lee Ha Jun reveal the meticulous process behind building the film's layered house from ...
My Pitti Uomo report for @wmag wmagazine.com
Chris Black’s Scene Report: The Men of Pitti Uomo
Presenting the best looks from this week in Florence.
Photographer Spotlight: Iris Humm booooooom.com
Photographer Spotlight: Iris Humm
Iris Humm is an editorial and commercial photographer based between Barcelona and Milan. Born to a Swiss father and a French-Chinese mother and raised...
Ask Chris Black: What Do You Use to Keep Your Teeth Pearly White?
Everything Chris uses to care for his teeth (and mouth), plus his favorite bedside tables and the books currently on his reading list.
Look at my king @themjeans nymag.com
How I Built A Basic (But Respectable) Home Gym for Under $700
The are no machines or weights, but for about the cost of two months of Equinox, the setup is great for fundamental exercises and strength training.
Revisit So pitchfork.com
Peter Gabriel: So
Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit ...
In Appalachia, Crafting a Road to Recovery With Dulcimer Strings
In Kentucky, where music is the lifeblood, an apprentice program run by luthiers provides meaningful jobs and helps remove the stigma of opioid addict...
Juergen Teller shooting Best Performances for @wmag again, all is right with the world wmagazine.com
Best Performances 2020: See Hollywood’s Biggest Stars
For W's brand new issue, Juergen Teller photographed Hollywood's brightest in quintessential Los Angeles locales: parking lots and strip mal...
Opinion | The Extremely Online Decade of ‘Get Out,’ Fake Meat and Crystals
The 2010s, reviewed.
ASK CHRIS BLACK *2019 FINALE*: Slippers, the secret to affordable Nike workout gear, and après ski looks nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: Can You Help Me Put Together an (Effortless) Après-Ski Look?
Our columnist recommends the best clothes for dressing après ski without looking like a try-hard, along with some indoor-outdoor slippers for men.
Atlanta: the city that defined the 2010s and altered the sound of the world
This decade, Atlanta’s rappers exploded out of the underground and onto the world stage, influencing everything in their path
“Lover” ... is a SMASH! nytimes.com
How Taylor Swift Writes a Love Song
Using exclusive voice memos, video and interviews, Diary of a Song reconstructs how Taylor Swift turned a late-night idea into “Lover,” her fourth tra...
The Decade in Pictures nytimes.com
The Decade in Pictures
The New York Times pored over 10 years of images, of moments both fresh and faded, to tell the story of the past decade.
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“The future of design is in the creation of tools”: Meet the Space Type Generator
Kiel Mutschelknaus talks us through the creation of his type motion tool, the Space Type Generator. The open source platform allows its users to get t...
How Softbank operates bloomberg.com
SoftBank Vision Fund Employees Depict a Culture of Recklessness
Masayoshi Son’s venture capital firm is famous for making outsize bets on tech startups. It has also been described as an environment of sycophancy and harassment.
ASK CHRIS BLACK: Best purchases of the decade, camera bags for shutterbugs, and personal audio via @strategist nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: What Are the Best Things You Bought in the 2010s?
The products Chris calls his best purchases of the past ten years, plus stylish yet sturdy camera bags, and his favorite stuff for listening to music.
How Kendall Jenner Became the Patron Saint of Alt Lit
Analyzing the supermodel’s impact on the Brooklyn literary scene.
. @sterlewine on tinkering with time sterlewine.substack.com
Rock N Roll Ghosts: New Mixes of Old Albums
Look closely at many of the big box sets released during the waning months of 2019 and a trend emerges: many bands are itching at the chance to rewrit...
I wrote about @liamgallagher and his iconic looks for @GQMagazine. I can die happy! Thank you @samschube gq.com
The Contenders: Why Liam Gallagher Is the Most Stylish Man of the Decade
Chris Black salutes the Oasis frontman—the guy he calls the decade's best jacket-wearer.
a collection of birds looking right at me flickr.com
A collection of birds looking right at me!
Photographer Spotlight: Eric Chakeen booooooom.com
Photographer Spotlight: Eric Chakeen
Eric Chakeen is an editorial and fine art photographer living and working in New York. Rarely caught without a camera on hand, much of Chakeen's perso...
Once again, Amardeep (@brrybnds) and I present our favorite songs of the year. Starring @clairo, @pierrebourne, @RoddyRicch, @maggierogers, @Skepta, @DaBabyDaBaby, @reboundernyc, @Saweetie, @jennylewis, @LILUZIVERT, and many more donetodeathprojects.com
2019's Top 20
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ASK CHRIS BLACK: Gloves for your digits, flannels for every occasion, and the perfect gifts for a "cool" 16-year-old nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: What Are Your Favorite Winter Gloves?
Three pairs at various prices to keep hands warm, plus Chris’s favorite flannels and some highbrow gift ideas for highbrow teens.
The Safdie Brothers’ Full-Immersion Filmmaking newyorker.com
The Safdie Brothers’ Full-Immersion Filmmaking
After a decade of acclaimed do-it-yourself productions, two directors make their big move.
Stupefy: Scavenger culture vs. nostalgia culture
Two of my faves chatting mrporter.com
My contribution to @the_caret gift guide: Give the gift of Class A circuitry with the remote command of @mixanalogcloud thecaret.co
A Very Caret Gift Guide
It's beginning to look a lot like...the future.
The Best Gift Is the Gift of Micro Luxury
Chris Black on how to properly splurge for someone else this holiday season.
ASK CHRIS BLACK: Big city storage solutions, layering for warmth while sculpting, sub $200 shoes for the Silicon Valley bro nymag.com
Ask Chris Black: What Are Your Storage Essentials for City Living?
The bed risers, laundry bags, and sleek hooks Chris uses to maximize his apartment’s space, plus his picks for brown dress shoes and warm workwear.
Three Vanessa's one bar, "Future Pain" youtube.com
Vanessa Carlton - Future Pain [Official Video]
“Future Pain” is available now on all digital and streaming outlets! The single appears on Vanessa’s upcoming studio album Love Is An Art out this Spr...
Wrapping the audience around the orchestra workinginconcert.info
Working in Concert
Lincoln Center + New York Philharmonic Reimagine David Geffen Hall
A decade of hacking zdnet.com
A decade of hacking: The most notable cyber-security events of the 2010s | ZDNet
ZDNet takes a look over the most important data breaches, cyber-attacks, and malware strains of the last decade.
~CYBER MONDAY~ "Think Globally" @ChampionUSA long sleeve w/ my guy @benjaminedgar. $48 benjaminedgar.com
Chris Black & Ben Edgar "Think Globally" Long Sleeve T-Shirt – BENJAMIN EDGAR, object company.
A collaborative "merch" shirt presented by Chris Black and Ben Edgar with design assistance from Niccolo Debole. Printed on Champion® Long S...
The Class of 2000 ‘Could Have Been Anything’ nytimes.com
The Class of 2000 ‘Could Have Been Anything.’ Until Opioids Hit.
The high school yearbook is a staple of American teenage life. But for some, it also is a reminder of failed dreams, lost opportunities and the sheer ...
“You Don’t Bring Bad News to the Cult Leader”: Inside the Fall of WeWork
Adam Neumann reimagined the millennial workplace as a capitalist kibbutz, and so dazzled Wall Street that his company was valued at $47 billion. He sp...
Forget the NFL, Thom Browne Football Is the Most Fashionable Game this Thanksgiving
Browne's annual football game comes with surprise guests and a special clothing capsule.
ASK CHRIS BLACK: Mock necks for all, affordable gifts for the Japanophile, and plant suggestions for your humble abode nymag.com
What’s Your Take on Mock Necks, and Which Ones Should I Wear?
Three mock necks that channel Chris’s “dad’s ’90s cold-weather running looks,” plus plants for the home, and gifts for Japanophiles.
Fashion Designer Thom Browne Wants to Be an Artist
A fashion designer famed for his suits is branching out to fine art.
Why Everything in Fashion Is Giant or Tiny
From the Balenciaga Triple S to the Jacquemus Le Chiquito, fashion is all about scale.
Dark Pharmacy by Mark Cross muddguts.shop
Dark Pharmacy by Mark Cross
Talking about a VERY important subject wmagazine.com
Why Are Fashion and Art People Obsessed with the L.L. Bean Boat and Tote?
The Maine-produced staple has become a subtle style flex.
Some holiday picks for my people at @TappanCo tappancollective.com
Curated by Chris Black
Collect original work and exclusive limited edition prints by today’s best emerging artists - including Gia Coppola, Matt McCormick, James Perkins, C...
Juergen Teller on How to Be a Radical Photographer | #BoFVOICES 2019
Photographer of Celine, Louis Vuitton and Vivienne Westwood campaigns (among many), Juergen Teller’s inimitable style has made him one of the fashion ...
BRB, learning to shred @totally_tod @negnance
Japan loves us more than we love ourselves :( via @newconsumer
Me looking at your riveting Art Basel 2019 content
Biggest Christmas flex @Delta
So good @Stussy
Damn, this is BAD
Gigantic designer headpiece
When the line at Erewhon is too long
NEW YORK: Tomorrow night chatting with big dog @TomDixonStudio, my shooter @BRYNNTRILL2, Susan Alexandra, and @richieshazam
This one is a real odyssey. Solid hour. Relentless, tip to tail. James and Chris introduce Audrea Soong, who takes them on an executive team-building adventure, from Niketown to their…
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