When embarking on international travel, comfort and style are paramount to enjoying a successful trip. Here, we recommend five tools for the well-heeled man traveling across seas or across country to arrive in both style and comfort. Some are extravagant; some are basic. All are essential to men of international leisure.
Luxury Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier recently released a 2013 Christmas and holiday marketing video entitled “Celebrate Giving”. We are fans of Baume & Mercier and their level of sophistication, and craftsmanship and hospitality. The video, the first of its kind for the brand, displays the story of family and children coming together for the holidays, sharing old memories and creating new ones. the gift giving culminates in the sharing of a his and her Baume & Mercier watches given from parent to child. We must admit, this type of holiday may be a bit too unfamiliar for some to grasp, while others may recognize this as a comforting scene.
We will be hosting a series of three menswear shopping events this Fall with the fine folks at Bonobos Georgetown, DC. During these events will be discussing a few of our favorite things: fit, fabric, and function.
We will be introducing not only the latest offerings from Bonobos, but how they fit your body and lifestyle. There will be ample time to shop, mix and mingle, and take advantage of the new (or old) knowledge acquired.
The first of three events will be held Tues, Nov 26 from 5-7PM in DC. Space is limited to 20 guests. RSVP to email@example.com. See you there.
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This week our Sensational Shopping Guide continues with a trip to Husbands (yes in Paris). Founded by Mr. Nicolas Gabard in 2011, Husbands offers traditional English tailored clothing in British cloth to the Parisian gentleman. This may seem somewhat of a juxtaposition and a discourse between the distinctive taste for flair of many Parisian tailors and the structured and staid suits of the British, but offered in the artistic manner it is, it seems to work quite well. Unfortunately, Mr. Gabard was unavailable for a detailed interview as we caught him on his way to Premiere Vision, the largest textile and fabric tradeshow on the market, which is always a busy time for any tailored garment retailer.