If you or someone you know is planning a summer wedding, why not outfit the groomsmen in boutonnieres made of oxford cloth?
They’re priced at $38, but perhaps Mordecai will offer a discount for a bulk purchase. Just don’t expect any sartorial advice.
And if the idea of an unnatural flower in your lapel is abhorrent, just mark the idea BS with this vintage-style stamp from Wms & Co.:
Also at the show, oxford-cloth fun shirts from Mark McNairy New Amsterdam:
Some emblematic ties from Ernest Alexander:
Remember that Harris Tweed football carried by The Lodge that we showed last year? Well the manufacturer, Leatherhead, had to stop making them as someone else holds a legitimate patent on fabric footballs. This one was in suede:
The show seemed smaller than last time, which is why there’s not as much to share. These herringbone socks from American Trench were nice:
Perhaps the most interesting discovery was a company with the unusual name of Canvas Bag Machine. Originally founded in Maine by the owner’s grandmother, if I recall correctly, it now operates out of Massachusetts, with each bag handmade right there in their workshop. The bags came in a variety of shapes and included some cool colors such as olive, Nantucket red, and a handsome shade of blue:
Finally, BS seems to be the lastest hipster buzzword. And if you’re the boss, you probably dish more than your fair share. Rah rah. — CC