A YEAR IN REVIEW | THE BEST OF 2011

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2011 has been a huge year for The Sig Other, readership has grown, and I’ve had amazing opporunities to spend time with some of the best people, companies and brands out there. As 2011 comes to a close, I felt the need to recognize the great work that’s been done by everyone in the business, … Continue reading

HOLIDAY GUEST LISTS | SIX MEN IN RETAIL

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This year I wanted to switch up how I did the obligatory blog gift guide, so I took the opportunity to tap some of my favorite men in retail to curate some of their favorite items. ¬†The idea is simple: Six men from different shops guest post their wish lists on The Sig Other, (thus … Continue reading

Holiday Guest List | Tyler Thoreson

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Tyler Thoreson is the head of Editorial and Creative at Park and Bond. 1.¬†Woolrich John Rich & Co. Shearling Gloves¬†Is there anything better than a beautifully made pair of gloves lined with cashmere? Yes, as a matter of fact: A beautifully made pair of gloves lined with shearling. 2. Ovadia & Sons Scottish Wool Scarf¬†¬†This … Continue reading

Holiday Guest List | Billy Fischer

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Billy Fischer is the Art Director at Boylston Trading Co. and writer of ohwrd.com 1. Lexdray x BTC FLG Collection Boulder Pack 2. Diemme Roccia Vet in Black 3. Grin & Barrett Leopard Belt 4. The Undercover Knit Sleeve Perfecto 5.  Arcteryx veilance spec pant OTHER HOLIDAY GUEST LISTS             

Holiday Guest List | Mike Kuhle

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Mike Kuhle¬†is co-owner and menswear designer of Epaulet New York 1. Epaulet Walt Trouser in Burnt Umber Plaid¬†The famous slim-fit Epaulet Walt trouser in a gorgeous and extremely soft multicolor plaid flannel. An great way to add a subtle dose of attitude to your look. 2. Southwick for Michael Kuhle “Daltrey” Jacket in Harris Tweed¬†Our … Continue reading

Holiday Guest List | Jahn Hall

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Jahn Hall is the co-founder of Brooklyn Dry Goods, curator of Men’s vintage goods. (photo: Tucked Style) 1.¬†KikaNY iPad Case¬†Let‚Äôs face it. ¬†No one‚Äôs going to buy you an iPad, however if you play nice, you may get lucky & score KikaNY‚Äôs iPad case. ¬†Hand-made in the Brooklyn Navy Yard & about as bad-ass as … Continue reading

Holiday Guest List | Andrew Jacobs

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Andrew Jacobs works at Context Clothing in Madison, WI. He is¬†originally from South Africa but has since lived near Washington D.C. and now attends the University of Wisconsin. 1.¬†Context Leather Ringer Guitar Strap¬†The Ringer Guitar Strap was designed by my co-worker, Joey Tucci, and is made right here in Madison, WI. It’s made from natural … Continue reading

Holiday Guest List | Troy Brooks

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Troy Brooks is passionate lover of quality made goods, and runs the lifestyle blog,¬†Qualityinspires.com,¬†¬†a personal perspective on style, brands focus, manufacturing, production and ¬†photography. He has managed at Brooklyn Circus, worked with Billy Reid and now run the Mens business at the Club Monaco Flag Ship in New York City. 1.¬†Grenson Archie Brogue Black/ Cognac¬†¬†This … Continue reading

NICK WOOSTER ON THE PARK & BOND x GQ POP-UP SHOP

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Above: Nick Wooster (right), with Tyler Thoreson, Editorial Director at Park & Bond. In a recent interview with Complex Magazine, Jena Lyons said, “There’s such an oxymoron because people say ‘Men don’t shop!’ and yet no one is making it comfortable for them to shop”. ¬† Last week Park & Bond and GQ proved her … Continue reading

PHOTOS | POP UP FLEA 2011

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I’ll admit, I went to the¬†Pop Up Flea¬†this weekend with full intentions of doing an overly ambitious, grandiose photo essay. Instead I showed up post-Sierra Nevada and a slice (courtesy Artichoke pizza), and ended up shooting the shit with some of my favorite American craftsmen, bloggers and people. This of course meant photos took a … Continue reading

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