For years, Davek has been the solution for people sick of umbrellas that buckle and flip inside out at the slightest hint of a breeze. Now Davek has solved our final umbrella quandary–how not to lose it. Davek’s Alert Umbrella is about to conclude a round of funding on Kickstarter, and, from the looks of… Read more »
There’s something in the air today. Smells like spring. Fresh cut grass, white ash, and worn leather. Baseball season is here. And we have the authentic, accessories for all spectators and man cave denizens.
The beat generation was raised at a bookstore, just a stone’s throw from Wingtip, on a jagged block of Columbus Avenue, nestled between San Francisco’s North Beach and Chinatown districts. City Lights Bookstore was opened in 1953, the brainchild of Peter D. Martin, but it was co-founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti who turned it into a place where poets could read and publish works that weren’t necessarily “fit to print,” in the established sense.
Tokens & Icons Basketball Arena Cufflinks are now available with designs from number-one ranked U Kentucky’s Memorial Coliseum and 11th ranked UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion. The authentic flooring pieces were recovered during renovations, and were set in sterling silver by Tokens & Icons. These are the perfect dressed-up accessory for those that wear their fandom on their sleeve.
Next year at this time, I’ll be in a movie theater watching “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” for the 15th time (as long as it’s not some Phantom Menace fiasco, in which case I will have seen it only 12 times, max). But this year, with the theaters all-but-shuttered, it’s time to stay home and celebrate Life Day in the spirit of the Star Wars Holiday Special.
When it’s cold enough to wear gloves, it’s too cold to take one off to answer the phone, check the map, or take a picture. It’s not only frigidly inconvenient, but the more times you take your gloves off, the more likely you are to lose one–or, if you’re lucky, drop one in a gutter teeming with slush.
We like to think of ourselves as a shop for the gentleman who has everything, or maybe as the shop for the guy who’s hard to shop for. So it’s no surprise that many of our favorite items show up in newspaper and magazine gift guides each year. Here are some recent listings:
There are two Avengers universes: one with umbrellas and one without.
We get our next glimpse into the latter in May, when “Avengers II: Age Of Ultron” will spread through movie theaters like the plague. We may never get another glimpse into the former, thanks to a horrific 90s reboot from Uma Thurman and Ralph Fiennes. But for fans of the cult television show, we have the next best thing: The Avengers Umbrella by Fox Umbrellas ($210).
We’re collaborating with Moore & Giles to give one lucky gent a Benedict Duffel bag, stuffed with accessories from some of our favorite vendors–St.James of London, Baxter of California, Marvis, Wurkin Stiffs, Pantherella, Derek Rose, Peter Millar, and Margo Petitti–plus additional leather goods from Moore & Giles. You’ll definitely want to throw your hat in… Read more »
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