I was in Paul Stuart and saw their rebadged version of the Calabrese boiled wool weekender bag.
Theirs was in this unattractive purple wool and black leather (Phineas Cole). I was carrying my blue wool/tan leather version.
+100000As a newbie I bought everything in sight that remotely smacks of style. In that fashion I accumulated lots of nice stuff, but crap because they either do not fit me or fit into my developing style.It has been a very expense learning experience, but I would like to believe that I buy quality over quantity now. It helps when one has a good grasp of his own personal style, and not have to rely on the internet for advice.That said, what new items can we expect for the...
That GQ article is written by an idiot.
That J. Crew shoe is being sold through deceptive advertisement statements, trying to obfuscate its origin of manufacture (likely India or China) and sell to naïve buyers.
If that shoe is truly made in the US, J. Crew would have plastered that fact all over the place.