Uneventful evenings at the StanceWorks shop have spawned a number of games. “Coaster Golf,” like frisbee golf, only with card-stock coasters snagged from tables at restaurants, offers a downsized form of competition on boring days. Flinging used latex gloves across the shop and into the trash can is a daily occurrence, and when successful, warrants cheers every time. There’s even a ping pong table, for when we’re feeling a bit more organized.
Perhaps synonymous with the Mclaren namesake itself is their iconic, burning and glowing Papaya Orange colorway. As one of the first cars uncovered on the fairways at Amelia Island, this particular 1969 Mclaren M6B/GT lit up the field. Despite having its cover pulled back, a blanket of dew and moisture still clung to the to the bodywork and lexan windows. Still, its lines danced and its color popped, lighting the way as the surrounding cars slowly but surely came out to play.
Photography by Bryan Cheney
“What year is that thing?” – If you’ve ever owned a classic car, you know the question well. Chances are it’s the first thing a curious stranger will ask you when you pull up at a gas station. Older cars just seem friendly and inviting. You’ll end up deep in conversation with passers-by as they reminisce about how they had a friend or relative who once had some similar car when they were a kid.
From September 14th to September 18th, the Lowly Gentlemen will be hosting their Summer Sale. With prices on all StanceWorks shirts and Lowly Gentlemen Art Prints discounted for the week, it’s the ideal time to snag a few of the StanceWorks goods that you’ve been eyeing. These items are all limited edition and we are clearing room on our shelves for the fall line, so grab them before they’re all gone.
“Californian” is as much an adjective as it is a noun – a description that embodies the essentials: palm trees, ocean waves, and sunny skies. In the details, you’ll find surf boards, vans shoes, good food, and on occasion, a classic aircooled Volkswagen Beetle. Through his 1967 bug, and with a heart to match, Dylan Rodriguez has built a car that is nothing short of quintessentially “Californian.