N.D.C – Alithia Short Boot at StuartAndWright.com

I like these.  Seriously though, In a season of boat shoes these have a little more personality than your 5th pair of Topsiders.  On sale at StuartandWright.com

Published on Jul 15, 2010.
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Gitman Vintage Plaid Shirt

Blackbird Ballard just put up a bunch of new Gitman Vintage shirts.  Be sure to check them out, as they tend to go quickly!

Published on Feb 23, 2010.
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Broken Bells

The self titled first album from Broken Bells surely had some expectations built in.  The combined efforts of James Mercer (The Shins) and Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) meant that the talent was there, but we all know that doesn’t automatically mean it will work.  Fortunately there is little to be disappointed with.  Think of a […]

Published on Feb 20, 2010.
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Common Projects – Oxford 5 Hole (Spring 2010)

While I can’t seem to find the price tag attached, these new Oxfords from Common Projects are pretty amazing.  While they may be more well known for their sneakers, Common Projects has also proved their ability to bring their clean design aesthetic to more formal footwear as well.  See more of the Common Projects Spring […]

Published on Feb 18, 2010.
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Opening Ceremony Pullover

New knitted pullover from Opening Ceremony.  Nice. Opening Ceremony – Drawcord Pullover

Published on Feb 17, 2010.
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The Morning Benders – Excuses

Yours Truly Presents: The Morning Benders “Excuses” from Yours Truly on Vimeo. The Morning Benders – Big Echo Coming Soon.

Published on Feb 16, 2010.
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Simon Carter – WT 1500 Watch

This Simon Carter watch is awesome and incredibly affordable if you’re in the market for a work or dressier timepiece. Simon Carter WT 1500 Watch @ BlackbirdBallard.com

Published on Feb 15, 2010.
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Now You Know

It’s worthwhile because you see it done wrong every day. Valet Magazine:  How to roll your sleeves up

Published on Feb 15, 2010.
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Levis 501 – Warn True Wash

JCrew has this great wash available for Levis 501’s that’s worth a look.  Seems like they have some great partnerships lately.  These Levi’s are very nice, but you should also check out the Alden boots that are currently available.

Published on Feb 15, 2010.
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Ray-Ban Keyhole Wayfarers

Update to the classic Wayfarer. You can find them over at Need Supply

Published on Feb 15, 2010.
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Built to Spill – There is No Enemy

It’s not hard to listen to this new release from Doug Martsch, which is a good thing.  Too often at this stage in a bands career, their new work leaves old fans straining for a glimpse of times past.  For the most part though, the traks on ‘There is No Enemy’ easily fall in line […]

Published on Oct 15, 2009.
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Rag & Bone – Sunset Shirt

Rag & Bone is one of those brands that always seems to come up with their own version of a classic shirt that we wished we already owned.  With this Sunset Shirt, they’ve again proven that their take on classic American styling is spot. Check out the quickly dwindling available sizes @ Bows + Arrows

Published on Oct 15, 2009.
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Kicking Mule – 1980 fit blue rinse jean

Stop wearing crappy, ill-fitting jeans.  Seriously.  These jeans are great for several reasons, and any one of them is a good enough excuse to pick them up. 1. They are quality selvedge Japanese denim 2. They are clean enough to be dressed up or worn with a t-shirt and jacket 3. They fit you better […]

Published on Oct 15, 2009.
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Red Wing – Classic Moc Briar Oil Slick

As fall brings cooler weather (for some of us), it’s great to see the classic Red Wing boots coming back into the spotlight.  These are the type of boots that you’ll only love more as they get beat up and used.  Check out these and other styles over at BlackbirdBallard.com

Published on Oct 15, 2009.
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Listen Up: The Twelves – The Reckoner [Radiohead]

Consistently great remixes of some already great songs.  The Twelves

Published on Jun 11, 2009.
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T-Mobile myTouch3G Soon Approaching

Those waiting to jump into the Android waters until a second version hit stores will soon have their day.  While it’s gone through a long list of name changes on the way to market (Magic, Saphire), it seems that it will finally land on shelves as the myTouch3G.  Terrible name, great phone.  Check out the […]

Published on Jun 05, 2009.
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Project Natal Brings Motion Control to XBOX Sans Controller

E3 2009 brings us Microsoft’s answer to the Wii. Dubbed “Project Natal” it aims to bring gamers even closer to the on-screen action by removing the traditional controller completely.  We’d like to thank Nintendo for shaking things up and keeping creativity and innovation alive in the gaming sector.  Read More (Engadget)

Published on Jun 04, 2009.
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Lupe Fiasco – Shining Down (low quality) – Updated!

First I have heard off of the upcoming L.A.S.E.R.S. album from Lupe Fiasco. Says something when you’re willing to listen to something this low quality. “Lasers are the opposite of losers. Lasers are shining beams of light that burn through the darkness of ignorance. Lasers shed light on injustice and inequality. Losers stand by and […]

Published on Jun 01, 2009.
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Caucasian – Kayne West & Young Jeezy Parody

“No matter what they’ll never pass it to me. My range is as far as my arms can reach.”

Published on Jun 01, 2009.
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Lebron & Kobe – Lil Dez

Classic.

Published on Jun 01, 2009.
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