Like most men’s stores, Wingtip does two major sales a year: one in the Summer to sell through Spring merchandise, and one in the Winter to get through Fall. Our summer sale kicks off today with seasonal apparel & accessories 30% off. Why is it called Risk/Reward? Every sale tends to increase the savings as… Read more »
On Saturday, June 4th, Wingtip held it’s 3rd annual birthday party for Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond. While Fleming’s birthday is technically May 28th, we host the party on the Saturday after Memorial Day. This year’s theme was Goldfinger, the 3rd movie in the series. Next year, as you might guess, will be… Read more »
Award season is coming… Last night the kickoff to the annual award season began with 2016 Golden Globes (awards for TV and film). Always a great inspiration for menswear and style, below are five of our favorite and least favorite looks for the night. Yays Michael Fassbender– Classic, clean, and simple from head to toe…. Read more »
Saturday was the 100th Anniversary of Sinatra’s /the Voice/La Voz/Chairman of the Board/the Sultan of Swoon/ birthday and Wingtip’s fifth annual Sinatra Party. To celebrate the main man’s centennial, we here at Wingtip went all out and threw a bash the only way we know how: in style.
As we prepare for tonight’s Sinatra party, which celebrates the centennial birthday of the Chairman, we are enjoying all of the tributes and articles. Here are a few of them:
In honor of Frank Sinatra’s birthday (he would be a cool 100
young 97 today), we’ve put together some looks based on his album covers. These looks are good for jet-setting, formal occasions, and, well, just swinging.
“Back the Brits! Back the Brits!” November 29th, Great Britain, in prime fashion, defeated Belgium, in the finals of the Davis Cup (think World Cup of tennis), ending a 79 year Davis Cup drought. The last time they were crowned champions was in 1936 when they were led by the formidable duo of Fred Perry and Bunny Austin. This year they were led by the defensive-minded, world no. 2 men’s tennis player, Andy Murray (pictured below in the 2008 Wimbledon quarter finals). Murray, now a definitive future Hall-of-Famer, has accomplished feats only achieved by one other Englishmen in seven decades.
Visit Wingtip this Thursday, 12/10, from 12-8pm, to meet one of our dearest vendors, shoemaker Michael Toschi. Toschi will be showing off new fall/winter styles, and with every purchase of a new pair of Toschi shoes, you will be treated to your choice of a pair of Toschi S1 socks or a bottle of bubbly Prosecco. We will also roll out a charcuterie plate, fresh from the Wingtip kitchen.
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and with it comes ugly sweater get-togethers, as well as more upscale soirees. We know that “Black Tie Requested” are three tricky words to tango with, so we wanted to make the season a little easier with some pointers for formal wear. I sat down with our very own Bespoke Advisors, Bruce Zuckerman and Michael Alzona, to ask them for their sartorial opinions on formal wear.
The Fly Way to Kill a Fly
Loyal readers all over the country — and by that, I mean, my mom — frantically alerted me to the fact that Obama had something to do with a fly. Immediately, I thought it could only be one of four things: He planned a "shopping" date night with Michelle; He promised to give a major… Read more »Posted on June 18, 2009 by Ami
Put Me on the Waiting List
Commenting on the world of super-yachts is normally out of my wheelhouse, but the $400,000,000+, 557-footer just built for BRO (Billionaire Russian Oligarch) Roman Abramovich had one particular feature that blew my mind. Swimming pool? You shouldn’t have to ask. Luxury spa? Everybody’s doing it. Helipad? Two. Check and check. Mini-submarine that also acts as… Read more »Posted on June 15, 2009 by Ami
Orange & Steel on Fire
Watching some of the St. Jude Classic on Saturday, much of the coverage focused on the leader — and eventual winner — Brian Gay. While most golf observers were no doubt taking notice of the rising star (this is his 3rd tour win), I couldn’t help but notice his choice of colors: charcoal golf shirt… Read more »Posted on June 14, 2009 by Ami
Our First Radio Spots
We will be launching our first ever radio spots in advance of the looming Father’s Day holiday — it’s June 21st if you haven’t heard — and you can hear them here first. In fact, if you send us some feedback in the next 24 hours, you may influence which one we run first. We’ve… Read more »Posted on June 4, 2009 by Ami
Single Malts Buck the Recession
Our favorite friend-from-high-school-turned-store-customer passes along this article about a tasting involving a $2,000 bottle of Scotch. I found it particularly relevant in light of a phone call last week from Laphroaig "asking" if they could host an event at our store this Fall to pour some Scotch from bottles that go for $400-$500! The Wall… Read more »Posted on June 1, 2009 by Ami
We’ve got a pretty full calendar at the San Francisco store leading up to Father’s Day on Sunday, June 21st. On Thursday, June 11th, the winemaker from JAQK Cellars will be in attendance from 5pm-8pm to pour their fine wines and answer questions. Appetizers will be served. You can RSVP for this event on our… Read more »Posted on May 25, 2009 by Ami
This Blog Post is NOFORN//X6
GQ is all over the news this week thanks to the attention given to Robert Draper’s article on former "SecDef" Donald Rumsfeld. It’s a fascinating – perhaps downright scary – read, but if you’re like me, you were probably dying to know what all those acronyms are atop each brief. Marc Ambinder at The Atlantic… Read more »Posted on May 19, 2009 by Ami
HD Trailer for Sherlock Holmes
If I’m going to promote movies that aren’t even being shot yet, I might as well link to a trailer for a movie coming soon: Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes. Stars Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, and Rachel McAdams. From the trailer, it seems to bear little resemblance to the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novels, but… Read more »Posted on May 19, 2009 by Ami
Favorite Paragraph of “Lords of Finance”
Last week, I wrote a post linking to a James Fallows post on how Liaquat Ahamed made some Great Depression history much more interesting through the style of his writing in Lords of Finance. Now almost halfway through the 500 page tome, I have come across what will probably be my favorite paragraph even though… Read more »Posted on May 18, 2009 by Ami