The Artists Behind the Accessories: A City in Watercolor with Ksenia Selianko

Kiev

  My family left Kiev to come to the U.S. when I was only 5 years old. I remember seeing old photos and hearing fond recollections of my parent’s childhoods wandering the city’s various neighborhoods. It’s a place I’ve always… Continue Reading

The Artists Behind the Accessories: Into the Wild with Bylgja Lind Pétursdóttir

Bylgja Cover

  Because of my past career and background in finance, I read a lot about the financial crisis that almost wiped out Iceland’s entire economy. Not long after the collapse, though, the country was back on the path to recovery… Continue Reading

Your Style Is Your Story: Bradley Mitton, International Businessman

Bradley Mitton 1

  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

Serhiy Fedynyak

  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

R. Culturi Packaging

  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

Reflections scarf sketch 2

  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