Jonathan Daniel Pryce’s Festive Wish List
The final in our series of Christmas wish lists from some of our favourite bloggers, this on-point selection comes from renowned street style photographer Jonathan Daniel Pryce (aka Garcon Jon).
His choice of products, which range from elegant notebooks to a seriously high-spec and eye-wateringly expensive camera, pretty much sums up the man himself. And that’s an aspirational one in our eyes…
The Brooklyn Circus 1920 Slogan Sweater
“I live in comfy sweaters over the holidays and after trying on this navy crew neck from Brooklyn Circus, it’s been lodged in my brain ever since.”
$250 at The Brooklyn Circus.
Austin Healey 1959 Frogeye Sprite
“Spotting the Austin Healy Sprite in Jerry Seinfeld’s new web series peaked my interest and after some lusting online, I’ve bookmarked this 1962 impeccably pale car. Impractical for London, but super cool all the same.”
£6,300 at Car and Classic.
Antica Cartotecnica Set Of Three Notebooks
“There’s something special about putting pencil to paper when most of my life is spent using technology. I always tell friends ‘if you don’t know what to get me for a present, buy me notebooks’, as I go through them so quickly.”
£20 at Mr Porter.
Shinola Runwell 47mm Watch
“Shinola’s story is really unique, they are based in Detroit and have been a pioneer of manufacturing there. I love pretty much everything they produce but top of the list is a simple, striking watch.”
£470 at Mr Porter.
Hasselblad H5D-200MS Medium Format Camera
“My Canon camera may take some beautiful pictures, but there’s nothing like medium format. My number one dream gift this Christmas is the Hasselblad H5D camera. Of course some lenses would be great too… but let’s just start with the body.”
£35,874 at WEX Photographic.
Untold: The Stories Behind Photographs
“A picture may be worth a thousand words, but as a photographer I love hearing the true words behind great captured moments. There’s no greater master of travel portraiture than Steve McCurry and his book of untold stories looks unmissable.”
£39.95 at Phaidon.
Hiut Denim Hack Selvedge Denim Jeans
“I recently visited the Hiut factory in Wales for a project looking at manufacturing in the UK. They quality is outstanding and I love their ethos – ‘do one thing well’. In a world of mass production and marketing spin, they’re the perfect antidote.”
£230 at Hiut Denim.
Trip To The Maldives
“I’m told time and again how incredible the Indian Ocean is, so a getaway to the Maldives in 2015 would certainly be welcome. I love the look of this location – secluded and photogenic.”
£1,779pp for 8 nights at Virgin Holidays.