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1:46 pm

Ibiza Situation

18/07/2013, Cartier, Current Affairs, Marc Jacobs, Prada

Just when I thought my summer could not get any worse, the lord almighty, whoever or wherever it might be, answered by prayers and sent me to Ibiza. Si, si, si, hola, hola, hola Eivissa! The last time I went here was more than a decade ago. I’m not even gonna tell you when exactly because it will cement the notion that I’m a dinosaur. But yes, I’m THRILLED, I’m so happy to be back. I’ve decided that I’m gonna make an effort from now on to spend a week here at least during summer. Every year. Why haven’t I gone here before when I go to Europe all the fucking time? Ugh. Looking back, it’s fascinating how I’ve worked so hard over the past few years that I forgot to take real vacations. It’s great that I get to travel more than a pilot even if it’s mostly for work. If there’s anything I’ve learned in the past 24 hours that I’ve been here, it’s… well, it’s important to take a break from it all. Shake that booty bitches, it’s time to party.

Bryanboy at Ushuaia Club hotel in Ibiza, Spain
Bryanboy at Ushuaia Club, Ibiza
Playa d'en Bossa Ibiza beach
Playa d'en Bossa beach, Ibiza

Shorts by Marc Jacobs, sandals by Prada, sunglasses by Replay, bracelets by Hermes and Cartier, watch by Cartier

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4:58 pm

2013 America’s Cup in San Francisco

16/07/2013, Alexander Wang, America's Cup, Camper, Current Affairs, San Francisco

All aboard the Camper spectator yacht. Come sail with me! The lovely folks at Camper, proud sponsors of Team New Zealand at this year’s America’s Cup (2013), invited me to watch the challenge in San Francisco between Prada Luna Rossa and Team New Zealand. It’s my first time to watch such sport. It was surreal being on this massive yacht for hours, touring around the San Francisco bay to watch two powerful boats compete for the Cup. I love being on the water — there’s something oh so liberating about it. had so much fun. Congratulations to Team New Zealand!

Bryanboy in Alexander Wang aboard Camper spectator yacht on 2013 America's Cup in San Francisco
Bryanboy on a yacht in San Francisco Bay
Bryanboy and view of downtown San Francisco behind him
Prada Luna Rossa and Team New Zealand boats on America's Cup
Camper Lifelovers Welcome flag

Sunglasses by Prada, jacket by ACNE, t-shirt by T by Alexander Wang, shorts by Alexander Wang, sandals by Geoxx

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9:51 am

Mean Girl

26/06/2013, Brandy Melville, Current Affairs, Los Angeles

While the Milan menswear shows are going on, I flew back to Los Angeles for some non-fashiony tasks. I had to do some audio for a project I’m working on and then there’s Lindsey and Tyler’s wedding in Huntington Beach. After the wedding, Queenie drove me to Newport Beach for some fun in the sand. I’m so glad I raided Rumi’s closet beforehad though because I had nothing appropriate to wear. I flew in straight from Florence and all my clothes were dirty as fuck not to mention inappropriate. I found this strong tank top with the oh-so-famous Mean Girls You Can’t Sit With Us quote by Brandy Melville from her arsenal and boy oh boy…

Bryanboy in Newport Beach, California
Bryanboy wearing a You Can't Sit With Us tank top by Brandy Melville in Newport Beach
You Can't Sit With Us Tshirt by Brandy Melville
Bryanboy wearing an Emporio Armani jacket and You Can't Sit With Us Top by Brandy Melville

You Can’t Sit With Us” tank top by Brandy Melville, shorts by MTWTFSS Weekday Collection, bag by 3.1 Phillip Lim, jacket by Emporio Armani, sandals by Studio Pollini  (click HERE)

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7:15 am

U Kane’t Touch This!

19/06/2013, Christopher Kane, Current Affairs, Florence

I love a good Christopher Kane print. Especially when it features scary creatures inspired by old horror films. It’s not every day that I wear fleece sweatshirts and sweat pants but this graphic, head-to-ankle look from Christopher Kane is asking for it. Perfect for mincing around the airport or hustling the city streets.

Bryanboy in Florence wearing a Christopher Kane sweatshirt from Fall/winter 2013
Bryanboy wearing Christopher Kane sweatshirt and fleece trackpants from fall/winter 2013 collection
Bryanboy in fleece Christopher Kane hoodie and sweat pants from fall/winter 2013

Christopher Kane sweatshirt (click HERE), Christopher Kane fleece track pants (click HERE), Giuseppe Zanotti sneakers (click HERE). All at Luisa Via Roma.

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10:59 am

Casa Cavalli

18/06/2013, Current Affairs, Florence, Roberto Cavalli

Ciao my dearest readers. Greetings from Florence!

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of attending Eva Cavalli’s party for Cash & Rocket, a tour organized by women raising funds for charity.

Roberto’s son Rob invited a few of us back to their Villa the day after for an impromptu lunch and pool party — a great way to beat the Italian heat. The Cavallis are such gracious hosts. Their home up the Florentine hills is nothing but magnificent and inspiring — think mink carpets, sable fur throws and unicorn sculptures. It was certainly a far cry from how I grew up as a child. It was magical!

Meanwhile, I had to make a new friend out of the leopard-print rabbit fut teddy bear in one of the salons.

Bryanboy at Roberto and Eva Cavalli's home
Leopard print rabbit fur teddy bear
Roberto Cavalli's living room in Florence
Bryanboy on a leopard swing at Roberto Cavalli's house

Sandals by Studio Pollini (click HERE)

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4:05 pm

Google Plus

08/06/2013, Current Affairs, Social Media

Follow Bryanboy on Google+ (Google Plus!)

Are you on Google Plus (Google+)? I am! I know, I know, another social media outlet. I thought I’d give it a go before it’s too late. I kind of regret being a late Instagram adopter but now I’m loving it. If you’re on Google Plus, be sure to follow me!

Click HERE to follow me on Google+!

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1:38 pm

World Traveler Series

08/06/2013, Cartier, COS, Current Affairs, Ferragamo, Giorgio Armani, Morocco, Rabat, Suno

On our last day in Morocco, Rumi, Queenie and I piled into a chartered van to hit unexplored areas of Rabat. Our first stop was the shopping area at Rue due Consuls where I found an amazing hand-dyed and hand-woven hooded jacket and a messenger bag to match.

In light of our new purchases, Rumi challenged me to work on my rendition of the ‘world traveler’ look. Rumi, as you know, is known for her effortless, luxe/bohemian sensibilities. Unfortunately, I own very few options that would have passed for ‘world traveler’. Rumi vetoed out my new, space-age (as she called it) Ferragamo fall 2013 bag and the white, button-down Giorgio Armani shirt I had on. She insisted in lending me one of her her peasant-inspired blouses to match my embroidered Suno shorts. She finally gave up when I protested by crying ‘I need my fashion credits!’ in the van.

It was golden hour and we asked our diver to pull over at the entrance of a small medina just outside of the city. I hid my white Ferragamo bag inside the ethnic messenger bag and, to Queenie and Rumi’s surprise, took it out after a few shots. They both ganged up on me and laughed at my inability to pass up the opportunity of using a fashion credit.

Bryanboy wearing Suno spring/summer 2013 shorts in Rabat, Morocco
Bryanboy in Rabat, Morocco wearing spring/summer 2013 SUNO shorts
Bryanboy carrying a white Salvatore Ferragamo fall 2013 bag

On me: Hat by Burton, white shirt by Giorgio Armani, shorts by SUNO, jacket and messenger bag from Moroccan shop stall, sandals by COS, bracelets by Hermes and Cartier, watch by Cartier, white bag by Salvatore Ferragamo

SUNO available at Moda Operandi [click here]

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11:10 pm

Kasbah Chellah, Morocco

04/06/2013, Cartier, Current Affairs, Ferragamo, Giorgio Armani, Morocco

It was our third day in Rabat and we decided to break away from the rest of the group to do a little bit of exploring. Our first stop was the Kasbah, which we had assumed there was only one. We thought we were headed to Kasbah Des Oudaias, but ended up instead at what our driver told us was Kasbah Chellah.

Kasbah Chellah was the site of an ancient Roman city and necropolis. A local guide tagged along behind us, insisting we be accompanied. But after many protests in broken French, he left us on our own.

As we wound our way into the maze of crumbling buildings and ruins, we began to notice the many ancient gravestones as well as the immense stork nests perched among the tops of the walls and arches. The site had a strangely eerie feeling. While our visit to Kasbah Chellah was completely accidental, I have to say that I’m glad we made the trip.

Bryanboy wearing a Ferragamo jacket and sweater at Kasbah Chellah in Rabat, Morocco

Ancient ruins at Kasbah Chellah Rabat, Morocco
On me: Hat by Burton, sunglasses by Prada, sweater and jacket by Salvatore Ferragamo, belt by Giorgio Armani, jeans by MiH Jeans, bracelet and watch by Cartier, shoes by Salvatore Ferragamo

On Queenie: Hat, shirt, scarf by Giorgio Armani

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6:30 am

Silverware

26/05/2013, Current Affairs, Jenni Kayne, Margiela, Morocco, Prada

Bonjour from Maroc! I’m currently here in Morocco for the 2013 Mawazine Music Festival in Rabat. As previously blogged, Rihanna opened this year’s music festival. They have a fascinating line up. David Guetta is performing this week, ditto with Mika, Jessie J, The Jacksons and more! I’m thrilled to be back in Morocco. The last time I visited this beautiful country was two years ago with my friend Kyle. The weather is beyond amazing… much better than muggy New York City, that’s for sure.

Bryanboy in a white and silver Maison Martin Margiela shirt in Morocco
Bryanboy wearing Jenni Kayne silver brocade trousers from fall 2013 collection
Bryanboy in silver brocade pants at the L'Amphitrite Palace, Skhirat, Morocco
Bryanboy wearing white Prada sunglasses at the L'Amphitrite Palace, Skhirat, Morocco

Sunglasses by Prada, shirt by Maison Martin Margiela, bracelet by Cartier, belt by Giorgio Armani, trousers by Jenni Kayne Fall 2013 (Jenni Kayne available at Shopbop), sandals by COS

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5:39 am

Rihanna Concert at 2013 Mawazine Rabat Morocco

26/05/2013, Current Affairs, Morocco, Music, Rabat, Rihanna

I love Bad Gal Riri. I really do. Rihanna is EVERYTHING! I don’t care if she lip synchs or what have you but she’s a terrific entertainer. I went to my first Rihanna concert last night, thanks to Mawazine Music Festival here in Rabat, Morocco. Rihanna, who opened the show wearing a spring/summer 2013 Miu Miu coat, performed her greatest hits — Umbrella, Rude Boy, Only Girl in the World, What’s My Name, We Found Love, Stay and Diamonds, amongst others. She looked AMAZING last night. Ultra fit body, her abs were incredible and her weave, my gosh, the weave, not a single weave strand out of place while she twerked the stage!

On a side note, poor Queenie. Remind me to give him a gift certificate to my local Asian masseuse as soon as we get home.I don’t know how he managed to carry all my weight as I sat on his shoulders in order for my petite ass to see what was going on stage. Sitting on his shoulders was definitely a highlight of my night. I’ve never done that before. It was exhilarating to be sitting on top of a 6-foot-5-tall guy, while having laser beams above you and everyone and their sea of mobile phone and camera screen beneath you. Surreal. Absolutely surreal.

Rihanna at 2013 Mawazine Music Festival, Rabat, Morocco
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Rihanna wearing a Miu Miu coat on stage at 2013 Mawazine Maroc Rabat Morocco
Rihanna concert 2013 Morocco
Bryanboy sitting on top of Queenie at Rihanna concert

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