OTC x Jack Spade

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OTC and influential menswear lifestyle brand  Jack Spade teamed up as part of the recent Georgetown Blogger Crawl, a viral marketing event to promote and celebrate the storied and historic retail hub of America’s Capitol City. As part of the #GTBloggerCrawl, OTC was honored to be the brand ambassador for Jack Spade’s DC presence. The … [Read more…]

Paul Stuart Made to Order Footwear – The Fitting

Off the Cuff Founder, Chris Hogan

“It all begins with the fit.” Peter Agati, Paul Stuart’s shoe buyer, is a shoe guy through and through. He knows shoes and he knows that what matters most is fit. If the fit is off, nothing else matters. If the fit is right, everything else falls into place. His first trip to a shoe … [Read more…]

Spring Style: Out and About

Athabasca 24

As warmer Spring weather finally begins to settle in, it’s time to head out into the city, take in the cherry blossoms and take care of a few errands.  Here, along Washington, D.C.’s 14th Street, NW, you will find some outstanding furniture, decorating, and accessories stores as well as a growing selection of exciting gastropubs, … [Read more…]

OTC Visits Ledbury

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Ledbury, the Richmond, Virginia, clothing brand best known for its exceptionally well-crafted shirts, is in expansion mode.  Founders Paul Trible and Paul Watson, who met while in graduate school at Oxford – and apprenticing with one of London’s well-known tailors.  They were committed to creating  an American tailored clothing brand with Saville Row quality, geared … [Read more…]

Horse Country Escape

Goodstone Inn Manor House

  Middleburg is the heart of to the Virginia’s bucolic horse country.  It is also one of the loveliest and rarified places in which to take in the activities and lifestyle of the moneyed and horse set. Indeed, it is pretty much what one would expect of an exclusive equestrian hamlet.  The beautiful, rolling green … [Read more…]

Thomas Pink Refreshes its Brand


Thomas Pink, the venerable British clothing company most famous for its iconically English shirts, recently launched a thorough re-branding.  Embracing its Britishness like never before, they have deftly combined classic Art Deco polish with Jermyn Street tradition. The refreshed brand now sports Union Jacks and the Cheeky Fox, reinforcing the transitional heritage that underlies the … [Read more…]

Brunch With Richard Press

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One of the true pleasures of running a site such as Off the Cuff is the opportunity afforded to us of meeting some truly remarkable people.  Amazingly enough, many of our most interesting friends sought out OTC, not the other way around. Such was the case with Richard Press.  Richard, former CEO of the iconic … [Read more…]