The Cooper Collar, also known as the California collar, describes a shirt where one-piece is cut on the bias all the way from about the third shirt button, up around the collar, and back down. The effect is a collar that stands on its own, remaining perfectly parted for those jacket and odd trouser days, […]
For our new interview series “5 Questions with…” we got in touch with Sebastian Dollinger, designer at ETON shirts, menswear rockstar with true cosmopolitan flair. Get to know more about him in this week’s feature. 1. From all accounts, you grew up in the business. Was there ever another career path that you wanted to […]
For those of you who don’t know, I shaved my beard (and chopped off my hair). For those who didn’t see, it’s probably because I was hiding out. I think there were some real attachment issues there. The decision to do it was for health reasons more than aesthetic ones and when I realized how […]
“Because we were having a mid-morning smoke, I chose a cigar on the milder end of things. These Quai d’Orsay panatelas are from a 2007 box, right around the time they were discontinued by Habanos S.A. It is a crying shame that these are no longer available because while mild in strength, they explode with […]
To love and to be loved, to desire and to be desired are both imbedded deep into our being. What we desire is something that we’re familiar with and something that makes us feel good on the inside and we might feel feeds us on some level.
Design is when form meets function. Ravazzolo, a Venetian tailoring house, is modernizing luxury menswear with their take on subdued elegance, weaving exclusive fabrics that perform with the best in the market. We spoke with CEO Andrea Ravazzolo about the heritage of the brand, his vision of the future of tailoring and what it takes […]
This week, the gentlemen from 13 Savile Row, properly known as Cad & the Dandy in collaboration with Rampley & Co., are back with a one-minute primer on jacket closures. In this eighth and final installment of the tailoring series, James Sleater talks about the two types of jacket closures and a snippet of why […]
Soft jazz bellowed from the record player by the bar. From Bennett to Winehouse, some Hendrix in between, an afternoon in the East Village could hardly be better spent then at the quaint corner of Christopher and Gay, a table for two away from the hustle and bustle on 7th avenue not too far away. […]