Winter is Making Threats: Down Parkas

Close up of Nigel Cabourn's Everest Parka.

Gents,

Outside has turned on us.

It’s actively seeking our destruction with every subzero gust.

But if Winter is declaring war, you might as well refuse to leave have the warmest coat available. Luckily, they’re all right here. Read on, it’s your only hope… Continue reading

WP Lavori to Open First North American Flagship Store in Brooklyn

WP Lavori Store

Gents,

Japan, Italy, France, England. They’re all so… inconveniently located.

That wouldn’t necessarily be a problem but they make some of the best clothing on earth. It’d be nice if you didn’t have to cross ocean to see some of the world’s best menswear all in one place. All on say, Smith Street in Brooklyn.

Blissfully, 30 year old Italian company WP Lavori is going to make that happen. They’re going to open their first flagship store in this hemisphere, right here in Brooklyn. Continue reading

Brooklyn Stand Up: Shop Guide

Schott A2 Jacket at Smith and Butler

Gents,

It’s time we took a stroll.

Let’s head to all the blog-worthy men’s shops right over the bridge in Downtown Brooklyn (yes, I call all of this Downtown Brooklyn) and preview the best of their Fall/Winter 2013 menswear. All of these shops have been here well before ahem… LuluLemon and these are my favorite pieces from all the incoming collections. All stocked locally. Brooklyn stand up. Continue reading