READ WALL Takes a Stroll to Bethesda Row

Our friends over at READ WALL are expanding their classic American sartorial footprint. The DC-based men’s tailored clothing brand and custom tailor just announced the opening of a new pop-up location on bustling Bethesda Row, in Bethesda, Maryland. The shop is located at at 4838 Bethesda Avenue. Just north of Washington, D.C., this location is well … [Read more…]

The Ice Block Bag Cometh: Mission Mercantile

The emotional pull behind the Mission Mercantile brand story is a interesting play on the heritage wares movement prevalent in menswear today. the company seeks to emulate the long lost local mercantile store that was once the heartbeat of any American frontier town. The mercantile was where one might find anything needed for a journey … [Read more…]

Modern Military Inspiration: Inseam Clothing

Inseam Clothing & Supply takes its inspiration from military classics and blends that timeless functionality with a very modern, urban ethos. There is a heavy touch of self-awareness to this 15 year-old brand that doesn’t simply reference military uniforms; in some cases it nearly parodies them. Founded by two Boston guys who wanted to make … [Read more…]

Northern Grade Pop Up Rolls into DC, May 29-31, 2015

From Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31, Northern Grade – the nationally-acclaimed roving marketplace, featuring brands that manufacture their goods in the U.S. – will land in Washington, DC, for the first time. The two-day, free and open-to-the-public retail experience will take place inside of Union Market’s Dock 5 space, located adjacent to the … [Read more…]

OTC x Honourmark

Here at Off the Cuff, we have the privilege of meeting some pretty extraordinary craftspeople. The one thing they all have in common is a deep-seated desire to be the best in their chosen field of expertise. Suits, shirts, khakis, denim, leather goods, footwear, handmade bags, ties, and even grooming supplies. We founded this site … [Read more…]

Win a Bull+Moose Bow Tie

It’s no secret that we are big fans of tie-maker extraordinaire, Bull+Moose. One of the things that makes this brand noteworthy is that its exceptional ties are truly affordable and even include free shipping.  And, B+M ties, with material and construction quality at least equal to the likes of Brooks Brothers and Ralph Lauren, could … [Read more…]

OTC Recommends: Christensen Bags

Most lifestyle brands seek to improve upon a time-tested design or known functionality; a better shirt, hipper jeans, or a cooler laptop case. Christensen Bags, the brainchild of a creative husband and wife team, took a path less traveled and we think it’s made all the difference. Rather than mimic something obviously traditional, these mid-century … [Read more…]