Inspired Design from Progetto Fede

Italian origins, global influences, and a personal touch are hallmarks of accessories maker Progetto Fede. Long time friends Luca and Aldo dreamt of days when they would develop something in tandem, yet family involvement in the oil trade kept Luca away from Italy. “We both come from modest families in Italy, and for different reasons … Continue reading


Common Thread: Jack Sartori x Masel Milano

For two young entrepreneurs, the heritage of old world craftsmanship met the pace of the contemporary landscape. Capturing the essence of refinement, this collaboration is a result of the connectivity that this digital age provides: “I found Masel Ties on social media,” says John Pantera, founder and chief designer at Jack Sartori. “We chatted and … Continue reading


Fall Wish List

It started with Superga… This fall has been quite busy and though I had all intentions to, proactive shopping for this season just didn’t happen. And as I slowly relinquish my vice grip on suede loafers and crisp linens, I’m confronted with a dilemma: what’s next? Lately, I’ve preferred the convenience of online shopping so … Continue reading

Retrospective with Whillas & Gunn

When was the last time you read something that challenged your worldview? As we age, we have the tendency to substitute open-mindedness for staunch stances. There are convictions, yes, and adhere as you should. But then there is stagnation, and that is not a life well-lived. Creativity is fueled by a lasting curiosity and a … Continue reading

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Essentials from MTailor

I’m always impressed at the opportunities that the digital space provides, especially for young business-minded individuals. It’s also refreshing to see essentials in quality and fit coupled with an innovative experience. This is what I experienced with MTailor, a revolutionary process that exceeded my expectations. The technology is effective and surprisingly simple, reducing undoubtedly complex … Continue reading

NYFW 2014: Gant Rugger

Gant Rugger presented “STAYCATIONLAND”, a preview of their men’s and women’s S/S ’15 releases at the Maritime Hotel. Seasonal staples in bright palettes and comfortable cuts were trademarks of this transitional line, with a mix of light outerwear, knits, and suiting. Here are a few snaps from our time at the North Cabana with Christopher … Continue reading


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