Throwback Thursday: Temple of the Dog

Temple of the Dog is probably one of my favorite bands from the 90s. Aside from “Hunger Strike” being my go-to karaoke song in any situation, ย they were such a great band that only had one album in the early 90s. It’s pretty much ย a grunge supergroup with Chris Cornell and Eddie Vedder with future…

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Menswear Monday: Julian Casablancas

No one wears a leather jacket quite like Julian Casablancas from The Strokes. I remember when they first hit the scene in the early 00s and their style was one of the first things that pulled me into the music. Yes, I know they aren’t grunge in the strictest sense of the word but they…

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Throwback Thursday : Vans Classic Slip Ons

The moment I saw Sean Penn in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” in those Vans checkered Slip Ons, ย I had no idea that they would literally become a staple in my life for the past 10 years. ย I thought that I would do kind of a throwback post combined with the long lasting impact these…

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Throwback Thursday: Pearl Jam’s “Ten”

  One of the most pivotal albums in rock but more specifically the “grunge” rock era of music. ‘Ten” was Pearl Jam’s debut studio release and essentially it’s beautiful from beginning to end. Not only did Vedder & Co. produce a stellar album out of the gate, but 20 years later it’s still considered one…

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Sunday Inspiration from the Rockstars…

Learn from the masters. Rockstars have always been the greatest inspiration, literally since the beginning of time. Yes, I’m sure the Egyptians and the Ancient Greeks were rocking out like no other. If only there was a video. So start the week (or end your weekend) with some truly remarkable rockstar style. Can you think…

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FG Friday Mixtape #1: Summer’s End

I had been toying with the idea of making a mixtape for the blog for a long while. For a while I had a music blog but I always thought it would be easier to merge two of my loves here. So in an event to recapture my mixtape skills of the past I’ve put…

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Throwback Thursday: “Singles”

The quintessential movie in any 90s conversation has to include the movie “Singles”. Not only is the fashion exactly what I always want to wear but it has cameos by Pearl Jam and Chris Cornell. Now, typically I don’t like romantic comedies, but any movie that explores the city of Seattle in the early 90s…

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Menswear Monday: Layering and Long Johns

In the grunge scene long johns were a necessity if you were living in the Pacific Northwest. At first it was for keeping warm , after that it became a fashion trend associated with the music scene.It’s hard to dig up some photos on the long johns under torn jeans trend but basic layering is…

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Menswear Monday: Chris Cornell

A few weeks ago one of my readers suggested that I feature Chris Cornell for my Monday installment. We must have been on the same wavelength, because I was drafting up this very post. Chris Cornell, famous for fronting 90s grunge band Soundgarden has been one of the biggest grunge icons since the 90s. After…

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