FERATOVIC PHOTOGRAPHY

Steve Feratovic Inspiration.
This is a collection of Photos, videos, quotes and music that Inspire me. I hope this will inspire you as well. Some of the photos on this site are mine and some are from great Photographers around the world. (Please inform me directly if there is work that is uncredited with the proper citation and link)
putthison:

Shoe Construction
StyleForum member jcusey made a really nice graphic many years ago showing the inside of a Blake/ Rapid stitched shoe. As many readers may know, Blake/ Rapid and Goodyear welt constructions are the two most common methods for making high-end footwear. They’re essentially different ways of attaching the shoe’s sole. Blake/ Rapid is done as you see above – the stitching goes through the sole, insole, and upper in order to attach all three parts together. That’s why when you look inside a Blake stitched shoe, you can usually see the stitching go around the perimeter of the insole (the part of the shoe your feet actually comes in contact with).
Goodyear differs in that there’s no interior stitching. Instead, there’s one line of stitching that goes through the insole, upper, and a welt strip, and then another that attaches the welt strip to the outsole. There’s also a canvas rib just under the insole, which creates a sort of “void” that is taken up by a cork filling. Some people say this canvas rib is prone to breakdowns, but this matter is so controversial among footwear enthusiasts that it’s probably best left alone for now (though, if you really want to learn about it, you can read this forum thread at Ask Andy About Clothes). You can see the inside of a Goodywear welted shoe here.
Of course, none of this information is really useful or practical unless you’re in the shoe trade, but it is fun to know.  

putthison:

Shoe Construction

StyleForum member jcusey made a really nice graphic many years ago showing the inside of a Blake/ Rapid stitched shoe. As many readers may know, Blake/ Rapid and Goodyear welt constructions are the two most common methods for making high-end footwear. They’re essentially different ways of attaching the shoe’s sole. Blake/ Rapid is done as you see above – the stitching goes through the sole, insole, and upper in order to attach all three parts together. That’s why when you look inside a Blake stitched shoe, you can usually see the stitching go around the perimeter of the insole (the part of the shoe your feet actually comes in contact with).

Goodyear differs in that there’s no interior stitching. Instead, there’s one line of stitching that goes through the insole, upper, and a welt strip, and then another that attaches the welt strip to the outsole. There’s also a canvas rib just under the insole, which creates a sort of “void” that is taken up by a cork filling. Some people say this canvas rib is prone to breakdowns, but this matter is so controversial among footwear enthusiasts that it’s probably best left alone for now (though, if you really want to learn about it, you can read this forum thread at Ask Andy About Clothes). You can see the inside of a Goodywear welted shoe here.

Of course, none of this information is really useful or practical unless you’re in the shoe trade, but it is fun to know.  

(via iqfashion)

iqfashion:

Mr. Michael Hill of Drake’s, one of London’s leading tie makers, shows us how to fold a pocket square.

In that Suit & tie shit

In that Suit & tie shit

mugenstyle:

ITS B.L.U AND IF YOU SEE THE “E” DROP EM!

theyebies:

Yasiin Bey Announces ‘Time Is Always Now’

Internationally acclaimed artist Yasiin Bey announces his latest venture Time Is Always Now, which will present all new exclusive music aired live From Africa this Friday on January 17, 12:30 a.m.(CAT)/5:30p.m. (EST). Presented by the newly formed, Bey-helmed arts collective A COUNTRY CALLED EARTH, this performance commemorates the birth-date of one of the world’s greatest personalities — Mohammed Ali — with the exact location of the event being disclosed at the end of the performance. It also marks the inaugural episode for a series of live stream events taking place in Africa as part of the The Time is Always Now campaign.

annieleibovitz:

Vanity Fair - MARCH 2006: “FORD’S FOUNDATION”
Scarlett Johansson, Tom Ford, Keira Knightley, and Scarlett’s …

annieleibovitz:

Vanity Fair - MARCH 2006: “FORD’S FOUNDATION”

Scarlett Johansson, Tom Ford, Keira Knightley, and Scarlett’s …

annieleibovitz:

THE BEST BUDS: Todd Phillips (second from the right) with Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms and Bradley Cooper.
One film together: The Hangover (2009).

annieleibovitz:

THE BEST BUDS: Todd Phillips (second from the right) with Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms and Bradley Cooper.

One film together: The Hangover (2009).

What’s money? A man…

What’s money? A man…