Paul Stuart Made to Order Footwear – The Fitting

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“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…]

OTC Goes Handmade With Paul Stuart Footwear

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True personalization is the epitome of luxury. The idea of something crafted specifically and uniquely for you – to fit your particular body in all of its glorious imperfection – is what makes the world of bespoke so special, attractive, and often expensive. Perhaps nowhere is the true benefit of customized fit more evident than … [Read more…]

Going Custom With Allen Edmonds

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We are working on an exciting project with iconic American footwear brand, Allen Edmonds. “Custom” is the big buzzword throughout the fashion and menswear world right now: custom suits, custom shirts, custom trousers, even custom watch straps. To this ever-growing world of specialized fit and individual uniqueness now add customized shoes. Of course, bespoke footwear … [Read more…]

Basics 101: The Blue Blazer

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Perhaps more than any other male garment, the traditional blue blazer is the backbone of any serious wardrobe. As versatile pieces go, it stands head and shoulders above almost any other piece of tailored clothing, and with good reason. When it comes to meeting your needs in a sartorial pinch, the navy blazer is chameleon-like. … [Read more…]

Father’s Day Find: The Quixotic Pocket Square

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Creating a space for yourself in a crowded market is always a tough situation.  The menswear furnishing business is particularly popular right now, with new brands planting their stylishly vintage flags every day. Enter Quixotic, a brand that caught our attention for all the right reasons. What better way to celebrate Father’s Day, or any … [Read more…]

Fort Belvedere: Luxury in the Details

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Fort Belvedere is the storied historic residence of England’s eternally stylish but morally fuzzy former King Edward VIII.  It is also a new luxury goods brand recently launched by Sven Raphael Schneider, founder of The Gentleman’s Gazette.  As with Gentleman’s Gazette, the brand and its carefully selected collection of products are unique, elegant, and expertly … [Read more…]

First Take on Summer Style

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What often works best for men’s warm weather fashion is simplicity and classic style.  Basics can make almost any guy look and feel that much more polished, put together, and comfortable. Think of it as updated Ivy League or modern preppy without all the gimmicky noise. Summer style – even though it’s technically Spring, it … [Read more…]