We’re always looking for new ways to ratchet up our home bar techniques a notch. For presentation, we like the look of a gold cocktail pick skewering a brandied cherry in a rust-colored Manhattan. And for pure drama, we’re strong proponents of the saber, but we also enjoy the sound and fury of a three-prong ice pick shredding a berg of ice. More ideas after the jump.
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.
Whether it’s time for St. Patrick’s Day Green, or any other day that requires a quick pop of color, Stolen Riches laces are a fun and stylish way to mix it up.
We’ll probably watch the Super Bowl on Sunday–you know, for the wings and the commercials–but seriously, after being knocked out of contention by the Sea Pigeons two years running, and watching the team flail around in a cesspool of locker room conflict culminating in the firing of Coach Harbaugh this year, we’re feeling more deflated than a New England football.
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.
Moore & Giles has put out a video about one of our favorite leathers, Brompton. After you take a look at the video, you might want to check out some of our favorite Brompton leather pieces, including the Benedict Weekend Bag and the sleek License Wallet.
A scourge is cluttering our closets, wasting space in the trunks of our cars, and overfilling our kitchen drawers. It’s a menace to society known as… The Wingtip Tote.
10 Ways to Use the Wingtip Tote: 1. Lunchbox, 2. Farmer’s market groceries, 3. Gym clothes or swim trunks, 4. Dropping off shoes at the cobbler
Bass giant Ron Carter visits Yoshi’s in Oakland this Wednesday and Thursday. Carter’s influence has spanned generations–he’s likely the only musician to have worked with both Miles Davis and A Tribe Called Quest–and throughout his career, he’s maintained the wardrobe of a stylish iconoclast. Although his bass is his foremost “accessory,” Carter has found experimented with detailed flourishes throughout his career. Here are a half-dozen examples…
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Like all skills, tying a bow-tie takes practice. But we’ve all learned how to tie things. You learned how to tie your shoes, right? Unless you’re in velcro wingtips (shudder), that’s probably going well for you. How about the neck tie? You’ve probably got at least a couple techniques for tying that knot by now…. Read more »