On a road trip through Texas, two best friends were inspired to create the perfect travel wardrobe of mix-and-matchable pieces. Six years later, they’re taking on your entire closet. Read more here.
Dawn Yanagihara and Katsu Tanaka cofounded Portland, Oregon-based accessories brand Kiriko as a way to turn their common appreciation for traditional Japanese textiles into a handsome line of scarves, ties and pocket squares. Read more here.
Portland, Oregon’s Dehen Knitting Company was founded nearly 100 years ago when a former rumrunner began producing hardwearing knitwear for athletes and workingmen. Today, the factory continues to produce distinctive garments using the same materials and designs. Read more here.
We spent an afternoon in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with jewelry designer Caitlin Mociun to talk about her fine-jewelry collection and the faraway places that inspire it. Read more here.
Our head men’s designer, Frank Muytjens, discusses the inspiration behind our wool-silk printed scarves. Read more here.
Chris and Kirk Bray are the founders of leather-goods purveyor Billykirk. Using domestic hardware, leather sourced from stateside tanneries and the help of Amish artisans, they craft classic American designs that only get better with age. Read more here.
For our very first women’s fragrance, we tapped Carlos Huber of small-batch perfumery Arquiste to create two modern scents with one very cool story.
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