The Artists Behind the Accessories: Carpe Noctem with Daniel Tinagan

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  Have you ever had balut? A common street-food found in the Philippines, balut is a fertilized, half-developed duck egg that is boiled and eaten from the shell.   While it sounds enticing, I doubt I’ll be eating balut any… Continue Reading

The Artists Behind the Accessories: The Tell-Tale Totem with Jennifer Hawkyard

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  When you read a good fantasy novel, you get lost in a world created by the writer’s imagination. It’s a chance to escape the mundanity of daily life and immerse yourself in an enchanting tale. When I first saw… Continue Reading

Your Style Is Your Story: Vladimir Gurev, Doctor And Menswear Enthusiast

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  If you follow menswear, there’s a good chance you’ve come across Vladimir Gurev on Instagram. Prefacing each post with a “Good Morning!” or “Good Day!”, Vladimir and his bold, sometimes unconventional but always well-tailored outfits add a touch of… Continue Reading

Your Style Is Your Story: Bradley Mitton, International Businessman

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  Bradley Mitton is a professionally trained chef turned international businessman. He’s lived in seven different countries, speaks three languages, and manages two successful companies operating in a handful of European markets, all while maintaining the poise and composure of a… Continue Reading

The Artists Behind the Accessories: Being Human in Lviv with Serhiy Fedynyak

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  I’ve always wanted to go to Lviv.   I’ve read a lot about the city’s history – good, bad, and often controversial. Nevertheless, Lviv is, without a doubt, the arts and culture capital of modern-day Ukraine. It’s a place… Continue Reading

Creating a Sartorial Memento, Part II – The Production

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  The drive from Monaco to Como, Italy is absolutely beautiful, passing along the seaboard of Liguria and heading north at Genoa, past Milan, towards the foot of the Alps in Lombardy. It’s a drive that Aneta and I have… Continue Reading

Creating a Sartorial Memento, Part I – The Design

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  I remember the very first design draft we ever received. It looked like a tablecloth pattern.   This wasn’t because the artist wasn’t talented but because we didn’t provide any clear guidance or creative direction as to what we… Continue Reading

The Artists Behind the Accessories: Three Cities with Anna Simkin

Anna Simkin

  Although I’ve never visited Israel, I’ve always been fascinated by the history of its people, perhaps because I have Jewish ancestry myself. The fact that a country founded on not much more than a common ethno-religious identity almost 70… Continue Reading