Accessory

The History of the Umbrella

The History of the Umbrella

Most fashion items that we use today were born from some kind of need: the three-roll-two jacket emerged when the three-button jacket went out of fashion, the button-down Oxford shirt appeared after the difficulties British polo players experienced during games, and the Chelsea boots were crafted to slip them on and off easily. There is also a practical purpose in the occurrence of the umbrella when traced back. Shot by...
The History of the Scarf

The History of the Scarf

The scarf is an elegant fashion accessory that is worn around the neck. Being a staple item, the scarf protects the wearer from the wind and cold. It is believed that the early versions of the scarf were made from wool fibres however these days, the scarf is made from various types of raw materials. Silk is the most preferred material used in the making of the scarf however, cashmere,...
History of the Trilby Hat

History of the Trilby Hat

A hundred years ago, a felt hat was one of the staple items in men’s wardrobes and no man would go outside without wearing a hat. Every specific social occasion dictated men to complement their formal attire with appropriate headwear as the rules of menswear were strict. Sometimes a bowler hat needed to be worn for a specific event, but on other occasions men wore the fedora. Recently, men have...
History of the Fedora Hat

History of the Fedora Hat

The Fedora is a classic piece of headwear with its distinguished wide-brimmed, felt hat with a tall crown. An original fedora hat is made from rabbit fur however these days, fedoras are commonly made from wool, felt, and cashmere. There is a fabric or a ribbon band that sits just above the brim of fedoras and some fedoras come with a feather on the bow of the ribbon band. A fedora’s...
The Wallet from Carl Bucherer

The Wallet from Carl Bucherer

Carl Freidrich Bucherer created the eponymous watch brand with his wife, Luise, in 1888 in Lucerne, Switzerland. Being the first watch and jewelry shop in the city, Carl F. Bucherer is one of few watchmakers that have been managed by the same family since it was established. All watches in the collections are handcrafted in their own factory in the region of Lengnau, Switzerland. The company added accessory pieces like...
The No. 25 Cardholder from Passavant and Lee

The No. 25 Cardholder from Passavant and Lee

Passavant and Lee is an accessory brand that was established in 2014 in New York, by Jon Passavant and Benj Lee. All the pieces in the collections are designed in New York, but handcrafted in London. Modelling for brands like Armani, Ralph Lauren, Orlebar Brown and Dunhill for many years, the duo set up their own brand to combine American engineering and British craftsmanship. Passavant was raised on a farm in the state of Pennsylvania in the...