Clothing
Monsieur Fox - Behind the Scenes

Monsieur Fox – Behind the Scenes

With the change in seasons comes the expected turn over in menswear collections. It seems like everywhere you look there is a new Spring/Summer campaign calling out for your attention. Don’t take this to say I’m not a fan or anything, but I seldom see the background story behind any of it. Perhaps it’s my...
Mind Your Neck- Shirt Guide

Mind Your Neck- Shirt Guide

The dress shirt  presents itself as such a daunting thing for being so straightforward in function- it’s only your first layer of clothing. Beyond the actual math of sizing, you have to deal with the endless fabric, pattern, collar and cuff styles available to you. It gets worse when you’re dealing with bespoke too.  On the upside...
What to Watch at Pitti Uomo 85: The Overcoat

What to Watch at Pitti Uomo 85: The Overcoat

There are always a few poignant things you learn at fashion shows. Whether it be about design or ambiance and all the groundbreaking… whatever. It’s rather contrived and pointless at least to me, as it relates to helping my own personal style. An experience that I cherish the most, however, is being in the wild...
My One Pair

My One Pair

No no no, please do not take the above title as some tongue and cheek way of describing my endowment. This is about my one pair of jeans. My first pair of Dior’s. Yes, an entire piece dedicated to a single pair of jeans. Do not get fooled here people, everyone has that one thing...
The Road to Nolita: White Chalk NYC

The Road to Nolita: White Chalk NYC

“We’re in between the avant-garde and the classic… Balance is what it’s about.” Owner, head-designer and creative director Aaron Black has carved out a signature space on Mulberry Street. The bespoke brick and mortar shop opened in 2012, providing full service made-to-measure suiting, limited run ready-to-wear options as well as a host of accessories. Black’s...
Beckett & Robb: Textures and Tones – A Guide to Fall Fabrics

Beckett & Robb: Textures and Tones – A Guide to Fall Fabrics

We are happy to introduce the first article in an ongoing series with our friends at Beckett & Robb. This month Alan Maramag of Beckett & Robb chimes on picking the right tones and textures for the cooler weather. Enjoy. For most men, fall is the best season for dressing well. During the spring and...
What's in Our Closets

What’s in Our Closets

Our team decided to give our readers a rare look into our personal selves. We are at heart purveyors of #Menswear, but in all honesty, we believe there is intrinsic value in every piece of clothing we own. These are not just things to us. With that being said, the idea came to us one...
Will The Town Ever Be The Same?

Will The Town Ever Be The Same?

Pileggi & Scorsese, both commenting in lamentation of the old Vegas becoming the neon circus of glittering amorality and guzzling consumerism that it is today, wrote in Casino: In the old days, dealers knew your name, what you drank, what you played. Today, it’s like checkin’ into an airport. And if you order room service,...
A Lesson in Value from Cary Grant

A Lesson in Value from Cary Grant

The modern era etymology of the word ‘value’ makes for a depressing conclusion. In its contemporary day-to-day usage ‘value’ has become synonymous with ‘low-cost’; when one says, ‘that’s good value for money’, too often they mean it was cheap, period. And that is a shame. Value should mean something very different. If we limit our...
3 Made to Measure Shirt Companies You Should Know

3 Made to Measure Shirt Companies You Should Know

The subtlety of a good fitting shirt is as minute as the needle point used in sowing it all together. Not unlike the fine lines on a race car, a mans shirt hugs and wraps itself around the driver.The analogy rings truest in a custom shirt. Off the rack seldom allows for a perfect fit...
Solid and Striped

Solid and Striped

There’s no denying the fact that winter is here. It’s cold, dreary, and lacking serious Vitamin D. Attractive women have entered hibernation mode; complete with their US Magazines and UGG boots (they’ll be back in May, trust me). Day light is mere and it seems to get darker earlier. For most, it’s a time to...
Breaking it down: The Denim Jean

Breaking it down: The Denim Jean

A good pair of jeans screams classic American wardrobe staple and yes, everyone wears them. They have no boundary or specific customer and can be purchased at any price point. . They aren’t just a #menswear thing, they’re an everyone thing. The godfather of denim, Levi Strauss, moved to San Fransisco in the mid 1800′s, ...