Shipping During Covid-19

Brands, mills, artisans, and customers amidst Covid-19 have additional hurdles to cross. Trunk shows have been cancelled and stores/mills closed. Some ateliers have ceased production altogether. Luckily, some artisans can work from home, with plenty of orders to tackle. Some countries are on partial or full lockdown. For sartorialists, this temporarily includes China, the UK, … Continue reading Shipping During Covid-19


Alden sits rather nondescript on Madison Avenue. Inside, you will discover a tight space fully stocked with men's shoes and accessories. Alden was founded in 1884 by Charles H. Alden in Middleborough, Massachusetts.  Production continues today in Middleborough, though Alden's flagship store is in New York. There, Alden supplies their largest stock of shoes. Moises Acevado … Continue reading Alden

Crockett & Jones (Ladies)

This post will focus on Crockett & Jones' ladies line and my experience with their 617  last. Crockett & Jones is expanding their RTW (ready-to-wear) women's collection, headed by fifth-generation family member Philippa Jones, who works on design and implementation. Their women's line consists of a range of feminine, classic, and rugged styles. Many styles are … Continue reading Crockett & Jones (Ladies)