Category Archives: This Is The Life Of Jacques

Albert Hammond Jr. for Jacques-Elliott shot by Ruvan : Lookbook Preview

By Elliot Aronow|May 26th, 2015
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                Shot In NYC, May 2015 by Ruvan. Shop the collection here.

ESQUIRE gives props to Albert Hammond Jr. for Jacques-Elliott Tie Collection

By Elliot Aronow|May 20th, 2015
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The esteemed dudes at Esquire wrote some nice things about the Albert Hammond Jr. for Jacques-Elliott tie collection. Read up and enjoy. Like what you see? Pre-order Albert Hammond Jr. for Jacques-Elliott ties and feel heroic. 

Dinner? Date? Dinner Date? Or…the Sexy #jacques Guide To Cooking and (maybe) Kissin’ Part I

By Lady #jacques|August 20th, 2013
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Dinner? Date? Dinner Date? Or…the Sexy Jacques Guide To Cooking and (maybe) Kissin’  I’m sure many of us have headed over to someone’s apartment for dinner unclear if we’re walking into a date or a platonic hang. So how doooooo you tell? There are some clear environmental/personal indicators that will help you figure it all Read more…

#jacques-NOLOGY: APPS FOR DATES, UPDATES AND PRIMO HOTELS WITH NICE TOWELS

By Erica Berger|August 19th, 2013
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Got a smartphone? Of course you do. What I won’t do here is tell you WHICH kind of phone to get.  I don’t judge between Android and iPhones. I don’t care about battles between big technology companies (until those battles start making my everyday more tedious and annoying). You should have whatever smart phone pleases you–and Read more…

TIME TO GET JACQUES: THE SEIKO 5

By Worn And Wound|August 12th, 2013
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Time To Get Jacques  = Our timepiece-focused column penned by our homies/watch experts Worn & Wound.  A sports watch is like a well constructed blue blazer—a versatile piece that every Jacques man should own.  You can choose from many, and dress it up or down with your band/model of choice but for our money, a Seiko Read more…

Jacques Of Ages: Eddy Grant “Romancing The Stone”

By jacques Elliott|August 6th, 2013
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There are so many dope things about Eddy Grant. Let’s start with the fact that he was in the first black/white ska/rock band, the Equals, back in 1965 (please dig their boot stomping pop smash “Baby Come Back“.) Then let’s add his work on the electronic (Paradise) Garage classic “Time Warp” and the blockbuster “Electric Read more…

INTRO TO JACQUES-NOLOGY

By Erica Berger|July 29th, 2013
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Technology. How does Jacques feel about technology?  Well… It wakes you up in the mornings. It helps you manage your schedule. It can remind you to work out, and help you set and achieve fitness goals. It delivers messages via text, voice, and email–the bane of your existence, while also being the thing that allows Read more…

J’Approve: ‘LO AS FURNITURE

By jacques Elliott|July 20th, 2013
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You always gotta pick up the phone when uncle Ralph calls. 

Sexy Jacques: How To Ask Someone On A Date + What To Do On A Date

By Lady #jacques|July 15th, 2013
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  ASKING SOME1 OUT ON A FIRST DATE (THE RIGHT/ONLY WAY) HOW TO ASK: I know texting is easy and talking on the phone is a bit of a lost art but if you pick up the phone to ask them out TRUST, it speaks volumes. You’ve gone up so many points in their book now Read more…

#jacques OF AGES:ASAP FERG “SHABBA” COVER

By jacques Elliott|July 3rd, 2013
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How do you not want to have a conversation with this dude after seeing him dipped out like this?  Masterful chain/glasses/rings interplay. Bonus murder points to the Very Necessary arched font. Song is worth a few rewinds too.

CHECK OUT “DR. #jacques” ADVICE COLUMN BY ELLIOT ARONOW ON REFINERY 29!

By jacques Elliott|June 25th, 2013
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  Are you a cool person who likes good humor, spicy controversy (I see you, strip clubs!) and real talk? Head over to REFINERY 29 every month for Elliot Aronow’s “Ask Elliot aKa Dr. Jacques” column! 

TIME 2 GET #jacques : COPPING YOUR FIRST GROWN ASS WATCH

By Worn And Wound|June 17th, 2013
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If you are out of college, you probably need a watch—one that you didn’t get as a graduation present or find on the floor after a concert. It doesn’t have to cost a lot of money and it doesn’t have to do anything complicated. It just has to work. And work for you. Here’s how Read more…

the #jacques ELLIOTT INTERVIEW: WORDS WITH THE SUPREME BRENDON BABENZIEN

By Elliot Aronow|June 10th, 2013
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All hail to the most Supreme.

#jacques Of AGES: ROBERT FRIPP “EXPOSURE” LP COVER

By jacques Elliott|June 6th, 2013
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This image from electronic tripper guitar hero Robert Fripp’s 1978 Exposure LP is one of the most dapper post punker looks of all time. Bossy striped point collar shirt with narrow tie and very tailored (but not tight) sportcoat. The album is crazy, too. Darryl Hall co-wrote half the songs, which shows you how hip this Read more…