A Princely Read
Whenever a lad as fabulous as fashion connoisseur Matthew Grimsley unveils his work, such as the announcement of Prince Magazine’s launch, it is sure to be a success. His request for my support was also a moment quite flattering indeed. Earlier this week the handsome publication debuted its premiere issue with editorial coverage featuring CFDA award winning Timo Weiland, style editorials...
Design On a Dime
My dear friend and personal interior designer Paul Zansler and I fancy it tradition to attend Housing Works annual Design on a Dime Event. Running from April 26th through the 28th the Metropolitan Pavilion hosts fifty of New York’s finest interior designers, showcasing donated merchandise from today’s leading retailers. Each designer creates a room or vignette where the product is...
IWC Schaffhausen NYC Launch
It was a night of celebration when the Swiss based IWC Schaffhausen watch company launched their much anticipated first flagship boutique in New York City. Known for their time piece expertise, the IWC’s 3,000 square foot, bi-level boutique is designed to a gentlemen’s lounge aerial. Located on 535 Madison Avenue, the Portuguese inspired entrance pays homage to the great seafarers of Portugal,...
I h.e.a.r.t. Mexicó
As my tan slowly begins to fade I can’t help but reminisce over the lovely memories had while in Mexicó. I will never forget the ruins of Tulum, the many bus rides , and the trip to Isla Mujeres. There are simply no words that can explain the tremendous time I had, I’ll let the video below do all the talking… I LOVE YOU TREVOR ECKLES! -R <
When a fabulous friend like Christina Blythe invites you to Philadelphia to attend the Up Close with Van Gogh exhibit, the only obvious answer is quite simply… YES! However when she tells you it’s a family affair, the humble welcoming soon becomes a moment to be relished… Running from May 25th through September 3rd, the Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts the fiery efforts of Van Gogh’s...
Philly- "The city of brotherly love"
When my dear friend Marcus Fiore invited Barret Wertz and myself to join his family on a visit to Philadelphia, we of course decided to make a BOYZ trip of it. Senor Fiore scouted out Le Meridien Hotel for our two day Philly adventure, conveniently located on 1421 Arch Street and within skipping distance of a metropolis of museums, restaurants and what the locals fancy as the Gaybourhood…...
Yum!!! Eats from Cancun to Tulum
I’m not one to blog about food as I try to avoid the subject in general, however I couldn’t help but share a few places I visited while vacationing in Mexico. I feel as though I must point out that I spent almost every evening at The Surfin Burrito, originally from CA the touristy named margarita joint is home to many locals and to what I can’t argue The Best Margarita in...
Shops & Style from Cancun to Tulum
After spending nine lovely days in the climes of Mexico, I returned not only rather tanned but equipped with the knowledge of colorful trends and noted boutiques worth exploring from Cancun to Tulum. Much to my surprise the color pink was favored amongst the locals and tourists particularly with the hombres, needless to say I arrived on trend! Meanwhile the senoritas wore effortless sundresses;...
Swimming with the dolphins on my recent trip to Cancun was by far one of the most exciting and memorable moments in my life thus far. Male dolphins Lucas and Soloman invited my partner Trevor and I to kiss, shake hands, and be foot pushed as through we were Superman at Dolphinaris located in the Wet N’ Wild theme park in Cancun, Mexico. The Wet N’ Wild park launched in early 2003...
Civilian Pilot Training- F/W 2012
Each collection at Cockpit USA wouldn’t be complete without the ever so tedious task of producing a look book for each season. I simply cannot be bothered with model castings and playing dress up with hot boys. Wait… Who am I kidding? For the F/W 2012 collection, Cockpit USA tapped the fresh talents of Sir Benjamin Stelly, a friend and photographer to capture the contemporary yet nostalgic...