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ONE TO WATCH AT MARKET WEEK | LOTUFF LEATHER

Going into market week, I knew wanted to feature a brand I thought was the one to look for—not a group of 10 hopefuls—one exemplary brand.  A few weeks ago, the team behind the New England based luxury bag company, Lotuff, invited me up to their factory in Norwalk, Connecticut and after visiting, I realized … Continue reading

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IN PHOTOS | STAG PROVISIONS FOR MEN

As you might have gathered, I recently spent some time in Austin. While I was there for personal reasons, I will admit a potential visit to Stag also made the trip very attractive. Once ranked by GQ as one of the best shops in the country, Stag sets itself apart from many other shops that … Continue reading

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A SUMMER WEDDING IN AUSTIN

And now for a brief personal interlude: This weekend my good friends, Billy and Lola, were married in Austin, TX. I met them both late one night freshman year of college and over four years our group of friends came to see them as two of the most generous, positive, and wonderful people you could … Continue reading

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DETMER WOOLENS: “NEWEST STYLES FOR MEN”

This week I was perusing the NYPL digital archives and came across these beautifully done mens catalogs from the 1920’s – 1940’s, published by Detmer Woolens. Not knowing a thing about the company, I did some digging and found that the history of Detmer Woolens is a pretty tragic tale, which is perhaps why so … Continue reading

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INSIDE THE STUDIO: NECKS TUESDAY

Last week Jahn and Kurt of BKLYN DRYGOODS relaunched their new ecomm site and I have to hand it to them; they’ve done an incredible job. It’s the Mr. Porter of vintage menswear sites—that is to say, amongst their competitors, BKLYN DRYGOODS is raising the bar, just ask the fine dudes over at Complex. While … Continue reading

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MISMO | A PROFILE IN WORDS & PHOTOS

My love affair with Mismo is common knowledge. The way a lot of people feel about bacon or Paris or long walks on the beach, is the way I feel about Mismo—unparalleled, irreplaceable and delightful in every respect. After pining for what seemed to be many moons, I finally had the opportunity to discuss the … Continue reading

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THE SIGNIFICANT OTHER X HUCKBERRY SALE

A few months back the gents over at members-only Men’s shop Huckberry.com asked me to curate a sale and today I am thrilled to announce it has launched: The Significant Other x Huckberry Sale featuring USA based brands, all hand picked by yours truly. All products are offered at prices exclusive to the sale for one … Continue reading

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NYFW | STEVEN ALAN A/W 2012

Part of a series of posts originally published on wearethemarket.com Steven Alan kicked off NYFW with a dynamic and well received presentation.  The designer revealed earlier that his inspiration was Mexico in the 40’s, an influence that came through in plenty of bold textures, highly pigmented reds, shadowy grays, and blanket patterns. In true Steven Alan style, the women’s … Continue reading

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Q & A | 18Waits F/W 2012

Part of a series of posts originally published on wearethemarket.com Daniel Torjman and William McCullough are the co-founders behind the craftmanship focused Canadian label, 18 Waits.  Canadian they may be, but don’t go putting them in the lumberjack category – Daniel and William bring a refined and detailed sensibility to traditional fabrics and tailored designs.  I … Continue reading

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NYFW | SHADES OF GREY BY MICAH COHEN

Part of a series of posts originally published on wearethemarket.com It’s not every day that Richard Haines, Bruce Pask, Nick Wooster and Jared Flint all attend a designer’s first Fashion Week presentation,  but that’s exactly what happened yesterday at the successful showing for Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen.  For this introductory presentation, Cohen put together … Continue reading

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