An Updated Take on the Classic Cafe Racer

A leather jacket is one of the most serviceable and valued pieces in many men’s wardrobes. It can be iconic and, depending on the style and design, also of-the-moment, imparting a specific sense of personality and personal brand. More so than most other garments, a leather jacket becomes an extension of oneself and a deeply personal … [Read more…]

    9 Options for Summer Shoes

    One of the great joys of dressing for warm weather is the option of finally freeing your feet from heavy socks, boots, and other cold weather foot gear. As spring slowly morphs into summer, OTC offers up a few ideas to lighten up and air out in comfort and with style. We have pulled together … [Read more…]

      Luxury Shirtmaker Ledbury Opens New D.C. Store

      After years of hosting successful Washington, D.C. pop-up shops, luxury menswear brand Ledbury has arrived in the Capitol City’s tony Georgetown neighborhood with a much-anticipated permanent brick-and-mortar store. The new store will be located in Cady’s Alley, just off M Street, Georgetown’s high street. As they have not yet revealed the look of their new … [Read more…]

        A Clever Minimalist Wallet from France

        OTC is happy to support Rivet, a collection of clever and uniquely designed leather wallets from France. Founded by Antoine Monnet, the campaign to get this label up and running reflects the style, ideas, aesthetics, and philosophy that underpins the kinds of brands OTC seeks to share. A combination of simple industrial influences, minimalist design, … [Read more…]

          Boots from Swift & Co.

          British footwear brand Swift & Co. has been making shoes and boots since 1934. Instead of focusing on the past and highlighting only the classics of British shoemaking, Swift went in a new direction with their new collection of boots. An independent maker of handmade footwear, Swift & Co. is based in East Lancashire, England. … [Read more…]

            Knot Standard is Definitely Not Standard

            We are excited to finally work with a brand we have followed for some time – Knot Standard. The company behind this clever pun of a name is indeed not standard whatsoever. Customization is key here, and a focus on fit and balance highlight its dedication to getting the job done right. While there are … [Read more…]