August, 2011

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Say Hello To My Portuguese Friends

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Say Hello To My Portuguese Friends

Say Hello To My Portuguese Friends

Say Hello To My Portuguese Friends

Say Hello To My Portuguese Friends

Say Hello To My Portuguese Friends

Say Hello To My Portuguese Friends

Say Hello To My Portuguese Friends

Skateboarding is not a crime

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Skateboarding is not a crime

Skateboarding is not a crime

Skateboarding is not a crime

Largo do Carmo, Lisbon, Portugal

PS. Have you already seen The Sway project?

Stay Gold

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Stay Gold

Stay Gold

Stay Gold

Stay Gold

Stay Gold

Stay Gold

Stay Gold

Stay Gold

Stay Gold

The Portuguese Barbershops

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

The 1880′s to the 1940′s were the golden age for barbershops. During this time, men socialized in all male hangouts, and barbershops rivaled saloons in popularity. Visiting the barbershop was a weekly, and sometimes daily habit. Men would stop in not only for a haircut and a shave, but also to fraternize with friends and chew the fat.

During this golden age, barbershops were classy places with often stunning surroundings. Marble counters were lined with colorful glass blown tonic bottles. The barber chairs were elaborately carved from oak and walnut, and fitted with fine leather upholstery. Everything from the shaving mugs to the advertising signs were rendered with an artistic flourish. The best shops even had crystal chandeliers hanging from fresco painted ceilings.

Despite this level of luxury, barbershops were homey and inviting. A memorable and heavenly man aroma filled the air. The smell of cherry, wintergreen, apple, and butternut flavored pipe and tobacco smoke mixed with the scent of hair tonics, pomades, oils, and neck powders. These aromas became ingrained in the wood and every cranny of the shop. The moment a man stepped inside, he was enveloped in the warm and welcoming familiarity. He was immediately able to relax, and as soon as the hot lather hit his face, his cares would simply melt away. — copied from The Art Of Manliness

These pictures were taken in Lisbon, July 2011. Analog baby!
Thanks to my fixer Joao Pinheiro who helped me to make it happened!

The Portuguese Barbershops

The Portuguese Barbershops

The Portuguese Barbershops

The Portuguese Barbershops

The Portuguese Barbershops

The Portuguese Barbershops

The Portuguese Barbershops

The Portuguese Barbershops

The Portuguese Barbershops

The Portuguese Barbershops

Run or Ride! Don’t stop.

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Run or Ride

Run or Ride

Run or Ride

Run or Ride

Run or Ride

Run or Ride

Run or Ride

Run or Ride

Run or Ride

Run or Ride