Byron Hawes

6 Underrated Places To Travel in 2018

Last year we put together a little travel roundup, highlighting some spots we felt were underrated. New year, same deal. We're gonna do this remix real quick.There are, and always will be, the places that are inevitable. Unimpeachable. Beyond rep... More...

A Damn. Coronation

Has there ever been a mainstream rapper more difficult to parse than Kendrick Lamar? More complicated; obfuscatory; excoriatingly honest; conflicted?Kendric... More...

The Basel Conundrum

Photo by Zach Slootsky'Why does anyone go to Miami? Ass, and the emerging contemporary art scene.' So said Alec Baldwin's iconic 30 Rock character, Jack Donag... More...

Fuck FOMO It’s About That JOMO Life

Much has been made of late of the fact that social media is obfuscating realistic interpretations (and presentations) of our diurnal lives.Since the seminal NYT piece 'Branding and the 'Me' Economy', sociologists have rampantly discussed that new... More...

Fashion’s Short Term Memory Loss

In this ADD-addled world of Snapchats and Vines, of people vocally pronouncing the acronym IRL (which, as Abbi correctly pointed out to Ilana, is the same number of syllables), I find myself thinking a lot about memory. Tradition. Antecedents.Histo... More...

Byron Hawes

Contributing Editor

Boulevardier. Sprezzaturista. Architecture and avarice. Rakim and Rilke. Founding Editor at The Après Garde. Contributing Editor at Hypebeast.