The Wayfayer is a classic because since its inception, the shape has continued to endure despite various trends. In the past few years however, Ray-Ban has been tinkering with its timeless models particularly the Wayfarer. For summer 2014 one such… Continue Reading
As Mr. Tong states in the introduction, the perfect gentleman is perhaps something that words alone cannot quite define. In ‘The Gentleman’s Handbook: The Essential Guide to Being A Man’, Alfred Tong gives us his take on that elusive concept… Continue Reading
If you look around any shop these days chances are you will run into some indigo or indigo inspired clothing. While this trend has not been around that long in the western world, in Japan, the love indigo dyed fabric
Laphroaig Single Malt Scotch Whisky, proudly reveals Laphroaig Select, the newest edition to the award-winning Laphroaig portfolio. Laphroaig Select’s unique character is derived from the special selection of casks chosen for maturation. The heart of the spirit is drawn from… Continue Reading
One sure way to recognize summer (other than the heat) is the sight of people wearing madras fabric. This lightweight cotton hails from the capital city of Chennai (formerly Madras) in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu . The plaid… Continue Reading
Worn by everyone from Cary Grant to Pablo Picasso, the nautical stripe shirt also called the Breton stripe, has been a summer staple for decades. Its history goes back to the late 1850’s when navy and white horizontal stripes became… Continue Reading
Apparently the result of material rationing during the Second World War, the austerity brogue kept the style of the full brogue shoe but said goodbye to the perforations.
In today’s world of premium American and Scotch Whiskeys/ies, the trend is to remove age statements from existing labels, or release new labels with no age statement (or “NAS,” in whiskey parlance). This reality is bemoaned in whiskey industry trade… Continue Reading
Good design like good style stands the test of time. Sure there are some necessary tweaks that will inevitably occur to reinvent something for a different era but the essence should remain intact as a new genesis takes place.