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What Is An “Alphet”: An Analysis

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Wed, 07.30.14 at 11:10am

Alphet: Is it just a silly word? On the surface, it certainly seems as such. Is it a pejorative, tongue-in-cheek mocking of the great linguist French Montana? On the surface, to a plebeian, it’s very possible to appear that way. ...


Catching Feelings With Sensitive Thugs Who Ride Or Die

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Wed, 07.30.14 at 10:41am

Have you caught feelings recently? Do you ride or die? Or maybe you’re more of a Sensitive Thug™? Well, why not let the people know? When I try to describe my public persona, I run into the problem of how ...


Agents Of Garmenture Justice

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Wed, 07.30.14 at 10:27am

Thom Browne and I have a rocky relationship. A lot of times we’re all good and I talk about how I wish more menswear designers embraced theatricality and a sense of place as much as Browne does for his runway ...


Stay In Your Lane

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Tue, 07.29.14 at 4:37pm

Look here, brands, I’m not payed to hang around and criticize your names—just your products. That’s not my lane. I let others take care of that. But for this one, I have to make an exception. Long Journey, come on, ...


Don’t Cheat Off The Asian Kid Sitting Next To You

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Tue, 07.29.14 at 3:57pm

Lee makes dope western shirts for the Euros and, luckily, Americans with Internet connections too. That is a fact. I own, like, 7 vintage Lee western shirts and several certified #influencers have asked me where I got my shirt whilst ...


Drawn Out Psychological Justifications

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Tue, 07.29.14 at 3:15pm

Obviously, I really like caps. I don’t like calling them “caps” though because in my mind “hat” sounds way better. Personal predilections aside, this AMI melton wool hat is a hat that I would totally buy if I was looking ...


Man Up And Beard Out (The Other Kind Of Beard Though)

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Tue, 07.29.14 at 2:27pm

Have you ever needed to cover for someone else’s sexuality? Ladies (if you’re reading this), is your best guy friend still in the closet, but needs to play it straight around the family? Or, guys, maybe one of your close ...


Handicap Swag

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Tue, 07.29.14 at 1:54pm

Guys, I’m fucking pissed. I’ve been working with Four Pins for, like, more than a few years now and I still haven’t seen anything that crazy. I’M OUT HERE TRYING TO SEE SOME JACOBIM MUGATU LEVEL TYPE SHIT AND ALL ...


Kale And Cashmere

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Tue, 07.29.14 at 1:29pm

If I see anyone in this Thom Browne T shirt, I guarantee they chomp on the finest of kale and (usually) dress themselves in the finest of cashmere. Is that not the shopping list for a one percenter who heads ...


How To Exploit, Er, Photograph Your Kids Fashionably

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Tue, 07.29.14 at 1:14pm

F.E. Castleberry of Unabashedly Prep fame just put together a guide on “How To Photograph Your Kids…Fashionably,” which is obviously the demographic over here at Four Pins. All I know about hanging out with kids is that it’s either awesome ...