When the days shrink and sunshine is in short supply, it’s the time to persevere with the devil-may-care attitude of brightly patterned socks. (And it doesn’t hurt if they’re cashmere or Escorial wool.) Here are a few of our favorites this season, with St. Crispin footwear to complement them.
After London, it was off to New York for the big menswear show called MRket (MR is a trade magazine for the menswear industry, and this is their show). Between the MRket show and showrooms in Manhattan, probably 80% of what will appear in the store this fall was ordered last week. Here’s a quick… Read more »
On Saturday, September 14th, Wingtip — the store and the club — hosted its first wedding: my wedding to my beautiful wife, Stacy. And since this is the company’s blog, and the store and the club played a starring role in the entire day, I thought I’d do a recap of the details that would… Read more »
“Only three flocks of Escorial sheep exist today and Pantherella has the exclusive rights on the wool for its Autumn Winter 2013 collection. ‘We managed to find a supplier who’d been working in the suiting industry with a very fine micron wool for a number of years. We then spend six months debating what treatments and nylon blends we’d have to work into the yarn to make it perform as well as we needed it to for socks.'”
The longer you’re in the fashion business, the more times you’re reminded that everything old is new again. This fall, Pantherella launched a Vintage Collection of luxury socks that resurrects designs from their archives of the late 70?s- 80?s. Patterns and colors are nostalgic but with a modern twist. The new Vintage Collection represents the… Read more »
Evidently, there is a holiday coming up which I have missed amidst the news of the meltdown of our financial system and the brewing nuclear war between India & Pakistan. So what better way to bring cheer than to spend the next 18 days talking about my favorite gifts, and why I like them. Let… Read more »
Do a Google search for "gifts for the guy who has everything" and one of our sponsored ads will show up [please don’t click on our ad as that will cost us money!]. We pride ourselves on having some great gift ideas for the impossible-to-shop-for gentleman. Some of our favorites include things like the Laguiole… Read more »