Flowers Never Hurt: Buying Roses Online

OTC doesn’t always promote holidays – no particular reason, but too often it can feel a bit forced. However, this Valentine’s Day, we did decide to have a little fun. Hence the recent, “you already missed it, but here are some post-Valentines’ gift ideas” post. We also partnered with online florist ProFlowers to see what … [Read more…]

Post Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s too late – you forgot. Or you procrastinated. Or plan “A” fell through. For whatever reason, Valentine’s Day is here and gone. And, you need to track down a little something that tells your man that you love him. We’re here to help. OTC rounded up a few ideas that have classic appeal coupled … [Read more…]

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…]

The Rowing Blazers Tie, Get Yours

When Jack Carlson penned Rowing Blazers, he created a unique and elegant anthology of the hard-charging yet tradition-bound rowing culture. An instant classic, it’s a welcome edition to any gentleman’s classic style and menswear library. The book also showcases the vibrant and eccentric designs of the world’s rowing clubs’ historic and in some cases, iconic, … [Read more…]

OTC x Jack Spade

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…]

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…]

Perfect: The HonourMark British Motorcycle Jacket

There are certain things in life that immediately speak to you. It’s the way you know with a single touch or glance that something is special, an example of craftsmanship set apart from others. A Frank Clegg leather bag stands alone in the world of daily portage. A Jon Green bespoke suit is a sartorial … [Read more…]