Los Angeles, USA
As we navigate the unique challenges presented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a focus on community - even if at a distance - has never been more important. The SELF ISOLATION mini-series will stand as testament to the strange times ahead, delivering an interwoven tapestry of how the END. community are navigating the uncertainty and maintaining their productivity at home as we work together to flatten the curve.
Based on southern California's sun-drenched west coast, founder and creative director at PLEASURES, Alex James, kicks off the SELF-ISOLATION mini-series with a story made up of 10 intimate at-home portraits detailing his responses to END.'s self-iso survey.
Self Isolation Uniform?
"Right now the weather is very chill in LA. Usually Patagonia baggies, a hoodie, baseball cap, & Crocs inside always."
Self Isolation Soundtrack?
"Recently been listening to the Khuangbin & Leon Bridges collab album. Also the Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes project is killer."
Self Isolation Motivation Mantra?
Self Isolation Entertainment?
Self Isolation Sneaker Rotation?
"Daily drivers. Kiko x Asics. Bape x Dr. Martens. Reebok x Needles. Wall mural by Vanessa Yuri Chung…"
Self Isolation Workout?
Self Isolation Reading List?
Current book rotation: Let my People go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard, Pop Magick by Alex Kazemi, and Acid for the Children by Flea.
Self Isolation Essentials?
Always have incense buring. Set the vibes. Always Kuumba. Shouts to the creator Eiji. And house plants are life: foliage in every room.