Alden Red Cedar Shoe Trees

Band of Outsiders have always reflected a concern with tailoring in their collections and not even the brand’s easygoing attitude has prevented them from manufacturing some of their tailoring in a 100 year old factory in Brooklyn, NY using hand-tailoring techniques. For this SS12, the L.A. brand comes up with a fresh approach on the…

Alexander West Shop Opens in New York

In a time of online shopping and frustrating automated phone operators, getting face-time with a real person is becoming a rare experience. So when we heard that custom shirtmaker Alexander West has recently set up shop on New York’s Upper West side, we literally did give a standing ovation here at the EG office. Featuring…

Mondrian SoHo Open

The Mondrian SoHo, the latest in the Morgan group of boutique hotels is now open. A gorgeous hotel in lower Manhattan, this space was designed by by Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz and the Mondrian design team, resulting in a luxurious space with 270 rooms in the Big Apple. With four suites and a grade penthouse on the…

Freemans Sporting Club Super Shacket

The folks at Freemans Sporting Club call it a ‘Super Shacket’, but we like to think of it as a lighter sportcoat. An unlined single button sportcoat, meant to be a combination between a jacket and jacket, this sartorially savvy piece is available in both a Harris Tweed 100th Anniversary edition to commemorate the fabric,…

M.L. Brown & Co Belts

Handmade in Brooklyn, NY, these belts from designer Matt Brown may not immediate lends themselves to being paired with a suit (except maybe the classic brown), but with the right shirt, tie, and shoes, these belts can add a much needed sense of style to your outfit. And since they’re constructed with quality and craftsmanship…