• Style
  • Enjoying a Cigar with The Hogtown Rake

    “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 […]

  • Interviews
  • Tastemakers: Andrea Ravazzalo

    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 […]

  • Style
  • Ask The Expert: Single Breasted vs Double Breasted Jackets

    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 […]

  • Style
  • The Beauty of Suede Shoes

    Suede shoes make almost anything worn with them appear nonchalantly stylish; once shod in these beauties, of course buffed to a fine nap, aficionados only reluctantly return to the usual full grain counterpart. The suede shoe, particularly in a deep brown, shows up well in every season: contrasting warmly against lightly-hued spring ensembles; soft and […]

  • Style
  • Seasonal Essentials: Travel with The Brothers

    Travel is one of life’s treasures. But it’s so easy to get bogged down, busy with the next project, meeting or presentation that you miss out on the great things that even your own city has to offer. There has to be a way to release, to escape from the cycle of the grind and […]

  • Style
  • NYFWM: EIDOS SS17

    For their SS17 ready to wear collection, EIDOS made a bit of a departure from their usual moodboard and took us along for the journey–while still remaining dedicated to tenets of exquisite fabrication and craftsmanship. After exploring textiles and textures from Italy’s coastal regions last season, this scene, painted masterfully by creative director Antonio Ciongoli, […]

  • Culture
  • NYFWM: Max N’ Chester SS17

    “We design clothes for the person who wants to be fashionable and chic, yet still comfortable.” Peter Trainor, Designer Mambo drums and effortlessly rumpled linens characterized the SS17 collection from Max N’ Chester at New York Men’s Day presented by Cadillac. Produced and styled by famed editor Michael Macko, who’s reputation precedes him with pivotal […]