The latest replenishment order of Moscot Originals arrived yesterday and is now available in store at our San Francisco shop. Founded in New York City nearly 100 years ago, Moscot is known widely for their iconic frames worn by the likes of Woody Allen, John Lennon, and Malcolm X. Our selection from the Originals line [...]
Archive for April, 2011
Our latest custom make up with Alden has arrived, the Alden x Unionmade Snuff Suede Indy Boot, and is already selling quickly. Noticeably lighter than the classic 405 or 403 Indy, the Snuff Suede Indy is a true Spring/Summer boot with the suede upper and red brick sole reducing some of the bulk typically associated [...]
The much loved Gio chino from New York Based UNIS is now available in the San Francisco store and online. We’ve all been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Gio, widely touted as one of the best fitting chinos available, and it’s safe to say it didn’t fall short of anybody’s expectations. A perfect weight for [...]
A small look inside the new store at the Brentwood Country Mart. Thanks to everyone that’s dropped by these few first days. We’re settling in nicely to our new space and enjoying meeting new neighbors and soon-to-be regulars.
Opened in 1948 and designed by Rowland Crawford, the Brentwood Country Mart is a collection of shops and stalls arranged around a central courtyard, resembling early American and English country market places. Conceptualized as the West Side’s own version of the Los Angeles Farmer’s Market, the Brentwood Country Mart quickly became both a neighborhood resource [...]
We’re very excited to announce the opening of our second store, located at the Brentwood Country Mart in Santa Monica. We’ll be in great company with our new neighbors - Turpan, Diesel Bookstore, The Monocle Shop, and more – and hope everyone will come visit when in the area. Feel free to drop by this weekend [...]
Japan based Mt. Rainier Design, one of the latest arrivals at the shop, we were all eagerly awaiting and our expectations were noticeably surpassed after unpacking the collection of classically styled mountaineering outerwear. Constructed with USA made 60/40 fabric, the pieces are perfectly detailed, well fitted, and aesthetically timeless. Our selection of outerwear and backpacks [...]
Design Research, considered significantly ahead of its time and incredibly influential on the landscape of retail, was founded in 1953 by Ben Thompson in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Thompson set out to create a space where, “people could buy everything they needed for contemporary living” and filled his stores with furnishings from designers such as Alvar Aalto, [...]
Spring selections from Our Legacy, an assortment of pieces in variants of our favorite color – indigo -, are now available. This is the first we’ve had in the store from the Sweden based brand and we’re all pretty impressed by their fits and fabric selection.
Quilts: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum, the companion piece to the exhibition of the same name, showcases 200 of the most important pieces from the American Folk Art Museum’s collection. With full page reproductions and detail enlargements, Quilts highlights key styles, techniques, and time periods from this rich American tradition.
Available now in the Bookshop.