Review: Zero Halliburton 3.0 International Carry-On

I bought a Zero Halliburton Geo Aluminum 3.0 International Carry-On a few months back for a trip. Sadly, Zero Halliburton recently stopped selling this model on their website; but readers considering similar luggage may still find this write-up helpful. I initially debated between purchasing the Zero Halliburton and a Rimowa Original Cabin. You'll often see … Continue reading Review: Zero Halliburton 3.0 International Carry-On

Francesco Maglia Umbrellas

From a glance, Francesco Maglia displays impressive quality and values as a family-run umbrella business. Francesco Maglia is the sixth generation owner and artisan. Preceding him was his father Giorgio, who taught Francesco everything about umbrellas and passed down the company. I never visited their workshop in Milan. Unfortunately I won’t any time soon, with … Continue reading Francesco Maglia Umbrellas

Starting Your Fall Sweater Collection

I really cherish my sweaters. I look forward to wearing them in the fall/ winter and they complement my odd trousers. Sweaters (or jumpers) come in a variety of styles: crew, v-neck, cowl, mock-turtle, turtle, roll-neck, shawl-collar, etc. For your first two sweaters, I'd recommend a crew neck or v-neck in basic colors like navy, … Continue reading Starting Your Fall Sweater Collection

Whitcomb and Shaftesbury: Foreign-Bespoke Trouser Consultation

Some of you might be wondering why I've moved on from MTM trousers to foreign bespoke. I mainly wanted the expertise and guidance of a tailor who would cut my trousers in-house. I also appreciate hand finishing on trousers. The trousers are £465, excluding 15% import duties. It's cheaper than bespoke entirely made in London. … Continue reading Whitcomb and Shaftesbury: Foreign-Bespoke Trouser Consultation