On this week’s show, I’m joined by Joshua Brueckner, founder of an innovative new service called SKINNYFATTIES. Rather than relegate necktie styles to the dictates of trends and designers, Joshua and his team put the power of customization into their clients’ hands, tailoring their ties to individual preferences and needs. On today’s show, you’ll hear Joshua talk about the genesis of his idea to tailor ties, the growth of that idea into SKINNYFATTIES, the services they offer clients, some of the criteria they take into consideration when tailoring a customer’s tie, some of his favorite tie labels and designers, some new tie trends on the horizon, and more.
Plus, a playlist full of the latest releases – brand new music from Sean Rowe, Ty Segall, Roadkill Ghost Choir, and others. So join us for a lesson in the power of the tie, right here on BreakThru Radio!
SKINNYFATTIES by Joshua Brueckner
(All photos courtesy of SKINNYFATTIES)
Some recent custom tie projects from the SKINNYFATTIES team
A beautiful example of the new dipped tie trend Joshua mentioned
Two current SKINNYFATTIES Limited Edition offerings – stay tuned for more designs coming soon!
Odds & Ends
*Connect with BTR on Instagram for snapshots from the daily lives of all your favorite DJ’s and staff, and share some of your own!
*Check out the Insta account of last week’s guest, Philly-based street style photographer/blogger Brent Luvaas of Urban Fieldnotes. Brent also does great coverage of NYFW, so you’ll definitely want to stay tuned next week! And here’s a great list of 15 more must-follow Instagram accounts that will keep you in the #NYFW know.
*Visit Consequence of Sound to stream the full debut album from young Florida band Roadkill Ghost Choir for a limited time!
*Lena Dunham’s Emmy dress was the talk of the fashion world this week, for better or worse… What did you think of her in flouncy pink Giambattista Valli?
*Speaking of Emmys fashion, here are The Cut’s picks for bests & worsts – as usual, we disagree on some points (see Michelle Dockery), but I think everyone can agree that Lizzy Caplan looked stunning in her backless Donna Karan.
(Photo by Anthony Saint James, courtesy of Anti-)
Sept 13 – The Purple Crayon – Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Sept 14 – Club Cafe – Pittsburgh, PA
Sept 16 – Stuart’s Opera House – Nelsonville, OH
Sept 17 – Waterfront Park Great Lawn – Louisville, KY
Sept 18 – Mercy Lounge – Nashville, TN
Sept 19 – Eddie Owen Presents @ Red Clay Theatre – Duluth, GA
Sept 21 – The Millroom – Asheville, NC
Sept 23 – Jammin’ Java – Vienna, VA
Sept 24 – World Cafe Live – Philadelphia, PA
Sept 25 & 26 – Rockwood Music Hall – New York, NY
Oct 1 – The Parlor Room @ Signature Sounds – Northampton, MA
Oct 2 – Columbus Theatre – Providence, RI
Oct 3 – Contemporary Arts Center @ Woodside – Troy, NY
Oct 4 – Colony Cafe – Woodstock, NY
Oct 13 – SOhO – Santa Barbara, CA
Nov 14 – Massry Center for the Arts @ College of Saint Rose – Albany, NY
Dec 3 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
Dec 5 – High Noon Saloon – Madison, WI
Dec 6 – Cedar Cultural Center – Minneapolis, MN
Dec 7 – Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA
Dec 9 – The Waiting Room Lounge – Omaha, NE
Dec 12 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
Dec 13 & 14 – Ivywild – Colorado Springs, CO
(Photo by Brantley Gutierrez)
Sept 5 – Fonda Theatre – Hollywood, CA
Sept 7 – The Glass House – Pomona, CA
Sept 25 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
Sept 26 – The Stone Pony – Asbury Park, NJ
Sept 27 – Irving Plaza – New York, NY
(Photo by Denee Petracek)
Aug 29 – 31 – The Echo – Los Angeles, CA
Sept 3 – Club Congress – Tucson, AZ
Sept 4 – Lowbrow Palace – El Paso, TX
Sept 5 – Mohawk – Austin, TX
Sept 6 – One Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA
Sept 7 – Hi-Tone – Memphis, TN
Sept 8 – Mercy Lounge – Nashville, TN
Sept 9 – The Earl – East Atlanta, GA
Sept 10 – Club Downunder @ Florida State University – Tallahassee, FL
Sept 11 – The Stage – Miami, FL
Sept 12 – Epic Problem – Tampa, FL
Sept 13 – Georgia Theatre – Athens, GA
Sept 14 – Motorco Music Hall – Durham, NC
Sept 15 – 9:30 Club – Washington, D.C.
Sept 17 – Webster Hall – New York, NY
Sept 18 – Casa Del Popolo – Montreal, Quebec
Sept 19 – Great Scott – Allston, MA
Sept 20 – Club Soda – Montreal, Quebec
Sept 21 – Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, Ontario
Sept 22 – Trinosophes – Detroit, MI
Sept 23 – Thalia Hall – Chicago, IL
Sept 24 – Turf Club – St. Paul, MN
Sept 25 – The Waiting Room Lounge – Omaha, NE
Sept 26 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
Sept 27 – Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT
Sept 28 – Beauty Bar Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
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