The Fedora

The Fedora

The word fedora comes from the title of an 1882 play by Victorien Sardou, whose work popularized this style of hat when it was worn by the cross-dressing lead actress Sarah Bernhardt. The hat evolved from the very formal homburg style and became popular in the 1920's....

The Tassel Loafer

The Tassel Loafer

First appearing in the mid-1930s in Norway, the Tassel Loafer began as a casual shoe but increased in popularity over the years. Early on, the Norwegians produced leisure slippers of the moccasin style loafer and began exporting them to the rest of Europe, where they...

The Rolex Watch

The Rolex Watch

The Rolex watch is one of the most popular luxury items and can be worth from thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars. It is the most recognisable watch brand worldwide. According to Forbes, Rolex is the ‘most valuable’ watch brand in the world with a $7.4...

Artist :: Radcliffe Bailey

Artist :: Radcliffe Bailey

Radcliffe Bailey is a painter, sculptor and mixed-media artist who utilizes the layering of imagery, culturally resonant materials and text to explore themes of ancestry and race. Bailey believes that by translating his personal experiences, he can achieve an...

The Chelsea Boot

The Chelsea Boot

There are numerous styles of boots that can be dressed up. But the go to boot of the moment is the Chelsea boot. It is similar to a slip-on loafers, with elastic ankles for better comfort. Chelsea boots became popular in the UK – and their association with the King's...

The Stan Smith

The Stan Smith

Stanley Roger "Stan" Smith is a former world No. 1 tennis player and two-time Grand Slam champion. To non tennis players he is mostly known for his iconic retro Adidas sneaker. It is the essential sneaker to dress up or wear with suits. Your Life Choices Create your...

The Porsche 911

The Porsche 911

The Porsche 911 is the icon of the American dream. It represents power, class, excess, wealth and the list goes on. It was first hand crafted in Germany in 1963. In the 1999 international poll for the award of Car of the Century, the 911 came in fifth. The 911 is a...

The Hat Guide

The Hat Guide

Hats are the often forgotten accessory. But pairing the right hat with a suit is a work of art. There are several different hats that can be worn with a suit. Choose wisely. Your Life Choices Create your Lifestyle.

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Brooklyn born and one of the most important American artists of the 20th century, Jean-Michel Basquiat represents the true artist. He started out a graffiti artist and transcended into the one of the most well known neo-expressionist. Many of his paintings dealt with...

Artist Spotlight :: Magnus Gjoen

Artist Spotlight :: Magnus Gjoen

Magnus Gjoen’s prints examines how to change peoples relationship and preconceived notions of objects. Something which is potentially extremely destructive can be made into beautiful yet fragile objects of art. It’s this misconception of beauty which Magnus Gjoen...

The Captoe Oxford

The Captoe Oxford

The Cap Toe Oxford is the shoe that means business. Cap Toe Oxfords first appeared in Scotland and Ireland where they were occasionally called Balmorals after the Queen’s castle in Scotland, Balmoral. The term Oxford was associated with the style of shoe because it...

Sammy Davis, Jr.

Sammy Davis, Jr.

Often known for his role in the Rat Pack, Sammy Davis, Jr. was a true renaissance man. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, photographer and impressionist, noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other...

The Vintage Ferrari

The Vintage Ferrari

The vintage Ferrari epitomizes true sophistication. From movies and shows like Magnum PI, Miami Vice, Ferris Bueller's Day Off to various Steve McQueen flicks, the vintage Ferrari is synonymous with cool. Owner Enzo Ferrari devoted his entire life to designing and...

The Art of Miles Davis

The Art of Miles Davis

Miles Davis is known as one of the greatest trumpeter and jazz auteurs. However many never realized Davis was also a top painter. Although he didn’t begin to draw and paint in earnest until he was in his mid-fifties, his creative mind was just as sharp and artistic....

Artist :: Kehinde Wiley

Artist :: Kehinde Wiley

Kehinde Wiley is a New York-based portrait painter. Rendered in a realistic mode—while making references to specific Old Master paintings—Wiley creates a fusion of period styles. Wiley's work has been featured on the TV show Empire, and partly because he is a...