If you’re in Chicago this weekend, stop by the West Loop for the Chicago Antique Market, an indoor air-conditioned and outdoor European-style urban antique market located in the historic and distinctive Randolph Street Market District at the beautiful Beaux Arts Plumbers Hall complex at 1340 W. Washington Street. Continue reading
Magnus Carstensen of Cophenhagen, Denmark stopped by Pendleton Woolen Mills’ factory in Portland, Oregon, and shared these photos with Sweden’s Très Bien Shop. Continue reading
This weekend, Randy Goldberg of Urban Daddy and Michael Williams of A Continuous Lean will be hosting a well-appointed shopping venture they’re calling Pop Up Flea. Continue reading
“Hook me up with a suit. That’s amazing.” – Conan O’Brien, The Tonight Show, 24 June 2009. Continue reading
In this week’s edition of Coveted, Valet Magazine’s series which “checks in with the creative minds on [Valet's] radar to see what they’re digging right now,” I talk about my current fascination with ticking cloth. Continue reading
This just in, The Scout’s documenting the process of craftsmanship behind the quality goods made by the Brothers Bray of Billykirk, an all plaidout favorite. The film is currently in production. Look for it at The Scout this fall.
Waiting for everyone to unravel the red box, they began to lay into their approximation of the Old Spice theme: a series of “dunhs” which warbled into a version of “The Scottish Hymn” that was as rank as their after shave. Continue reading
There’s a reason I’ve been trying to get James to write something for me. One of the more impressive men I’ve ever met, he lives his life like he runs his site, clean and simple, and cool as a cucumber wedged in a Pimm’s Cup. I’m happy to report I managed to drag him out of his well-appointed Secret Fort just in time to share a few words on his father.
This isn’t about my father’s style necessarily, although he had it. Nor is this about what my father taught me, although that is plenty. It is, however, a complicated thing to sit and try to do this, in that it is certainly the first time since his passing that I have confronted the idea of actually writing about him, to sit and try to distill something succinct about what he was to me and what he left me with. I will try to keep it light. I apologize if I fail. Continue reading