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Tiger House in Hudson, NY


An old hunting house.  A former convent.  A….brothel?  Not quite your typical inn around the Hudson Valley.  A place full of history, you can feel it the moment you approach the the stone tigers along the walkway to the front door. Formerly the Hudson Inn steps away from the bustling Warren St, the Tiger House is placed just off of…

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Part I | Thriving in the Shadows: New York’s Favorite Tailor


Tailors in New York City seem to be a dime a dozen.  Any reputable (or non-reputable) dry cleaner offers an ‘expert tailoring’ service from a ‘skilled’ tailor.  It’s hard to trust the Yelp reviews of how XYZ Cleaners managed to complete the “perfect hem”, but it’s just as easy to trust the horror stories on how that same ‘tailor’ ruined…

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The Sunday Coffee | Lafayette


  Where: Lafayette Drinking: Americano – Sundays are made for the coffee shop.  Whether its starting the day bright and early or catching up on some rest to start Monday feeling fresh, a Sunday isn’t complete without a trip to the coffee shop.  I’ve become fond of the ritual.  Even if its just a quick stop at the counter and take…

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Featuring R. Culturi


I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: dressing is a form of art.  Art and menswear go hand-in-hand.  Craftsmanship, detail, purpose, feeling, etc., are all relevant characteristics for both worlds – worlds that tend to intertwine together almost organically.  Few brands in today’s commercial market are able to capture such a sequence, but many on the up-and-up have…

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The Peacoat


As much of classic military wears, the peacoat has stuck around for quite some time.  With its Naval roots tracing back to the Dutch, it has become one of those truly “timeless” pieces that has stood tall through the test of time.  Born to fight any and all elements, from rain to wind, it is still looked upon today as…

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MTM Contrast Club Collar Shirt


[Photos by Sebastian P.] Part of my admiration for clothing is the nostalgia and functionality that comes with it.  Outside of craftsmanship and attention to detail, the purpose of dress has always been fascinating.  Before “trends” were the anchor of design, everything had a purpose.  Not to say that trends weren’t relevant decades ago, but in today’s world, functionality seems…

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Midtown Brown


[Photos by Sebastian Pilch.] Midtown Manhattan.  Steps beyond the crowded flurry that is Grand Central Terminal is the home of corporate offices for most white collar business (except for those who have fled downtown).  Park Avenue. Madison Avenue. Lexington. Etc.  From 9-5… or 6… or 7… or 12… the streets are full of business men and women throughout the day.  These…

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The White Canvas


There’s a lot of wisdom my pops has shared with me over the years.  Plenty of valuable life lessons, but also a few tips on the sartorial-side.  One of those was the importance of building your wardrobe around the white shirt.  I always thought it was a boring concept growing up: white, pale blue, and sometimes the blue striped shirt.…

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