Thoughts on Time

Time cannot be saved but it can be managed. Wearing a watch allows you to be aware but not distracted, in-tune but not delayed. It’s a perfect way to signal a change in schedule or to track a change in pace. It lets you take on the day at your own speed but it is … Continue reading

A Night in Isan: Somtum Der

Somtum Der extends an authentic culinary experience to a vibrant and diverse community. Combining rich textures and bold flavors, this quaint locale on Avenue A provides an intimate atmosphere in a city all too familiar with crowd and the space works particularly for small groups looking to explore a distinct cultural palette. Their signature dish, … Continue reading


‘Tis the Season from East Dane

With the holidays fast approaching, I’m always on the look out for simple, thoughtful gifts that fit seamlessly into my friends and family’s lifestyles. Luckily, East Dane has a great assortment as I select tokens of appreciation for some of my favorite gents. From the tech savvy to the style conscious (and everything in between), … Continue reading

New Season with Gagliardi

Autumn leaves mean fall layers. Classic construction with a contemporary fit, Gagliardi combines the structure of Savile Row with the comfort of fine Italian tailoring for the ready-to-wear market. Half-canvased, fully quilt-lined inner layer and storage-ready patch pockets, high armholes for ease of mobility and notch lapels, this pure wool checked herringbone jacket is perfect … Continue reading


Changing Markets: Twillory

From a long history of manufacturing for top tier men’s brands to now supplying an in-house off shoot, Twillory represents a seamless transition into the digital age by controlling sourcing, fabrication, and distribution. Their edge: heritage. Dating back to the late 19th century, this corollary of the original textile design and manufacturing company is, similar … Continue reading

Rural Retreat with N.D.C Made by Hand

I relish in getaways, mostly because they’ve been few and far between. The chance to explore new surroundings and expand your horizons is always a welcome experience. Travel opens your mind to new possibilities and releases you from strict parameters and pre-conceived notions when you embrace the immersion. I was recently afforded an opportunity to … Continue reading


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