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Day and Night | Mallorca

There’s more than one side to every story. If you want the full picture, you need to know more than one side. You need to see more than one side and you need to experience them. Only then can you put the pieces together. Travel is becoming a big passion of ours here at Y&Y, […]

Mr. Porter – The Reinvention | Short Film

posted by on 31/12/2012

Mr. Porter - The Reinvention

Let’s be honest, how many of us can afford to regularly shop on Mr. Porter? There’s items on the site that cost more than my monthly salary. Alas, I frequently visit the site for one primary reason – the visual inspiration. Usually the beautifully shot photography features with various actors and models, each one has a distinct theme which is always refreshing. They’ve switched it up this time around with a new feature; their very first short film starring Michael K Williams of The Wire and Boardwalk Empire fame. As always, Mr. Porter never fail to impress with their visuals – it’s a masterpiece with strong narrative on the concept of personal style. Watch on the reverse.

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One Sunday evening in April 2004, 32-year-old professional gambler Mr Ashley Revell walked into Las Vegas’ Plaza Hotel & Casino in a black tuxedo. His aim? To take the $135,300 he’d made the previous month selling everything he owned – including the clothes off his back – and place it on the roulette table in one gigantic, double-or-nothing bet. Pick right between black and red and he’d be twice as rich; wrong, and he’d walk away with nothing. Literally.

Spare 5 minutes and watch this interview with Michael below. Inspiring chap.