Toast of the Town: The Grand Opening of The Armoury NYC

Last Saturday evening, we had the distinct pleasure of celebrating the grand opening of The Armoury NYC in Tribeca. Born out of a passion for classic style, outstanding design, and quality craftsmanship, The Armoury is a haven for the menswear connoisseur, aficionado, and student. With texts on warp and weft, volumes on artisans and icons, … Continue reading


All In Good Taste: AKLASU

Simplicity and sophistication are not mutually exclusive. When we think of design, we should conjure a melding of form and function, art with utility. That is the philosophy of AKLASU, a recently launched men’s accessories brand that hopes to go from young upstart to style mainstay. Their goal is to produce timeless wardrobe essentials, sourced … Continue reading


Your Shoes, Your Way: Awl & Sundry

What if there were no limits? While most shoe companies carry a conservative amount styles in select color ways and materials, Awl & Sundry is changing the footwear landscape. By offering a full scale custom experience, they aim to deliver the offline, made-to-order model, online. And the platform builds community: ‘designers’ as patrons are called … Continue reading


Premium Denim, Reasonable Price: SOSO Jeans

Johan Blom and Jannis Hoff, founders of SOSO Clothing, were both in search of a new cultural experience. The two native Swedes met in Thailand where a style discrepancy fueled their partnership: “We immediately noticed a schism in the fashion there,” says Johan,” you were either Hi-So (high society) or not.” They wanted to make … Continue reading

Loose Threads

Trust is the fabric of relationships, intricately woven, intimately tied. But when one tear occurs, it will begin to fray. You can repair it (some more skillfully than others) but evidence of the damage will remain. It is quite delicate. A broken promise, a late arrival, a missed appointment. Something as simple as a harsh … Continue reading


Suedes of Blue: The Navy Rapello by Meermin Mallorca

For the discerning gent, there are a handful of luxury options with everyday allure. Meermin Mallorca fits the bill effortlessly, albeit in a very competitive space: hand-made, Goodyear welted, steeped in family tradition and old world technique with a contemporary edge. The design of the Navy Rapello in Suede leaves little to be desired: a … Continue reading


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