Stab Magazine | Five Things We Can't, Or Chose Not To, Live Without

Five Things We Can’t, Or Chose Not To, Live Without

Squander your way to happiness.

style // Mar 26, 2019
Words by Stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Jeez what a time to be alive. New South Wales decides there’s no alternative, Brexit remains the unsolvable, tiresome problem, and it seems the Mueller report isn’t going to yield any photos of urinating Russian prostitutes after all.

What a drab lot.

There are only three things to squander money on in the pursuit of alleviating such times: drugs, travel, and material possessions. Hell, if you’re crafty (or raking it in) then you can afford all three. Here’s five of the latter.




Banks Comunista Trunks

Just look at the shade of these. You can’t wear black trunks all the time, and a splash of olive is such a worthy alternative. Wonderfully muted, Comunista styles.

Banks Trunks


“I Love the Smell of Books”

People always say that when they see you reading a Kindle. Well, I love a title cropping up in conversation and being downloaded within minutes, then reading it on something that fits in my back pocket.

Kindle, by (ahem) Amazon


A Brand No Longer Admired from Afar

Aloha Beach Club is a brand that’s long been on the radar, but hasn’t been investigated further. Until now. Turns out their wears are fine, like this (slightly) ironic sweat that says, I surf, kinda, whatever.

Aloha Sweat



Golden Boy

Hinging an anecdote on a specific reference has the tendency to turn the storyteller into the fool (if no one gets it). That’s just a pre-warning to any poor soul who hasn’t seen Seinfeld, because this t-shirt is currently golden boy. The first tee I wear out of the laundry, the one who goes out there and plays every game… If not, it’s just a nice tee. Completely non-kosher Pink Floyd refs, great opal colouring, beautiful.

Leisures Tee.


Wooly as Hell, but Nothing to Fear

If you’ve ever pondered whether you’re a wooly jumper guy or not, I urge you to take the leap. Everything Finisterre does reeks of quality, and their woolens are particularly exceptional. Warm, soft, durable. Everything pullovers are supposed to be. And just the right whiff of sheep: enough to evoke the rolling hills of home, but not shearing shed overpowering.

Finisterre Wooly Jumper


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