Style to Your Door: Bespoke Post


Curated and customized style boxes delivered to your front door via subscription are very much a thing right now. As with most brands competing in a commoditzed market, first movers have the advantage of establishing themselves as brand names which often represent the whole segment. Some services are spot-on, some average, and some forgettable. With … [Read more…]

Gift Idea: The Nautical Hoodie


Need some last-minute gift ideas? We have a few up our sleeves, including this great nautically-inspired hooded sweatshirt from Nantucket Brand. It’s a classic made-in-America piece of lounge wear that injects a little Ivy League fun into your informal wardrobe. Soft and comfortable with a trim fit, this is a nice lightweight layering piece for … [Read more…]

2014 OTC Holiday Gift List

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It’s that time of year again! OTC has scoured the market and checked in with our many brand friends, looking for new and different holiday gift ideas. We also sought out products that have a little fun and creativity to boot. From bags to books, jeans to key chains, shoes to shirts, OTC has something … [Read more…]

The Noble x Bulleit Barrel-Aged Jeans Project


As many of you may recall, OTC is part of a very cool experiment being conducted by craft distiller Bulleit and premium jeans maker Noble Denim. Cincinnati, OH, based Noble made us a pair of their fantastic jeans that were then specially aged in well-worn barrels, located somewhere out in the Tennessee woods, normally used … [Read more…]

Ledbury Pops into Georgetown


Richmond, Virginia, based shirt-maker extraordinaire, Ledbury, is back in the national capitol for the 2014 holiday season. The brand, best known for its e-commerce approach to Jermyn Street quality shirting, opened up a seasonal pop-up shop at 1254 Wisconsin Avenue. Situated in the historic retail heart of DC’s menswear shops, it will run from November … [Read more…]

One Last Father’s Day Find: Dapper Classics Socks

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We actually introduced you to Dapper Classics, makers of outstanding men’s socks, back in 2013, but wanted to make a return visit as part of our 2014 Father’s Day series. So, even though Father’s Day has officially passed, OTC is extending it one more day so that we can show you some of Dapper Classics’ … [Read more…]