Last Thursday was a long ass day for jeffstaple and Bun B. They flew into Nashville, Tennessee for less than 12 hours for a Meet-and-Greet at Phatkaps and to finally sit down for a candid 1-2-1 conversation… And this is the photo recap.
10:00 AM: Staple Founder & Creative Director jeffstaple waiting for Bun’s arrival, in crispy Staple x size? x New Balance 577s.
10:15 AM: Bun’s flight lands and they head right over to the store for a Meet-and-Greet without breakfast. No sausage egg and cheese.
With Talmage Shearer, owner of Phatkaps, Nashville host extraordinaire.
The pigeon section of Phatkaps.
What! Nashville’s welcome cake: a Kidrobot x Staple Pigeon! I was amazed at how much they captured his likeness.
Phatkaps staff setting up for the Meet-and-Greet. The Staple x Penfield Rockwool jacket makes a cameo on a mannequin.
11:00 AM: The line starts forming at the store, fans await jeff and Bun’s arrival.
Lots of pigeon sightings throughout the day.
A relic photograph from a past ALIFE NYC Session found in the Phatkaps office.
Phatkaps’ custom varsity jackets for jeffstaple and the Trill OG.
Customers pick up passes for the 1-2-1 at Vanderbilt.
1:30 PM: jeff and Bun B shuffle off to Vanderbilt and these autographed hats are left as gifts for the store and staff.
Darryl Brown of Vanderbilt University gives a fine introduction to the pigeon brand.
The audience anxiously awaits the main feature.
3:30 PM: jeffstaple and Bun B sit down to talk about life, music, art, and more.
An intimate setting and an engaged audience. With lots of great questions. (PS – This event was filmed and will be released soon)
The 1-2-1 shoe game.
4:00 PM: And it’s a wrap…thank you Tennessee for the Southern Hospitality! Until the next 1-2-1…