Posts Tagged: Johnstons of Elgin

Two Cannes Looks: Gatsby Fabrics and Jewel Thieves

arlier this week Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatsby opened up the 2013 Cannes film festival. We were very excited to hear that Dormeuil worked with Gatsby producer Catherine Martin in providing fabrics for many of the film’s Roaring 20s suits, three such fabrics are currently available in Bespoke. (Your chance to take 20% off a suit after the jump)

An interview with Nick Bannerman of Johnstons Of Elgin

Since 1797 Johnstons of Elgin has been creating some of the world’s finest cashmere and woolen cloths. And Since 2012 Wingtip has been proud to work with Johnstons on select products in our emerging Gentleman’s Basics line, namely, the black cashmere turtleneck sweater [below left] and the navy v-neck cashmere sweater. We got in touch with Johnstons of Elgin’s Managing Director of Knitwear, Nick Bannerman, to discuss the company’s heritage, adaptations to the shifting marketplace, and their recent recognition in the form of a Royal Warrant from His Royal Majesty, the Prince of Wales.

For the Future Leather Room

Throughout 2013, our club will be opening several themed, private parlor rooms for members to entertain in. The Velvet Room, inspired by the tuxedo, will open first. The Tweed Room, whose fabrics were generously loaned to us by Johnstons of Elgin, will open second. It is likely the third room will be the Leather Room,… Read more »

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Look of the Week

Johnstons of Elgin Shawl Collar Cardigan Bills Khakis Sporting Twill Shirt Michael Toschi Berta, Natural w/ Blue Sole Bills Khakis Flannel-Lined Khakis W. Kleinberg Italian Calf Belt in Navy Moore & Giles Wilson Slim Brief Johnstons of Elgin Cashmere Ribbed Hat Gold & Wood Aviator Sunglasses

The Future Tweed Room by Johnstons of Elgin

One of nice built-in features of the new club space are the old executive offices on the 10th floor built by the Bank of San Francisco in the 1980s. There are 7 of them, but one will remain management’s office, another will become the new Billiards Room, and a third will house a full swing… Read more »

Updates on the Grand Opening Party

While we are neck deep in construction, with Heidi keeping a close eye on proceedings (above), we also have some exciting updates on the Grand Opening Party, which will be Thursday, September 27th. As you may know, the event will take place all day in the store from 10am – 6pm. Many of our vendors will be… Read more »